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Attend GreenhandFire-Up

Oct 22, 2014 1:04pm

On Thursday, Oct. 9, six Ballard agricultural education students attended the South Central District’s Greenhand Fire-Up at Indianola High School. This conference is designed for first-year FFA...

Cambridge Volunteers Help Plant Trees in Cemetery

Oct 22, 2014 1:03pm

More than 20 volunteers helped plant 88 trees in the Cambridge Cemetery on Saturday, Oct. 18. The city of Cambridge received a $9,240 grant for the trees through the Branching Out program, which...

Slater Student in DMACC Play

Oct 22, 2014 1:02pm

Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) Boone Campus students Emily Rogers (from left) of Slater and Nick Hicks of Boone react to seeing the body of Keith Schreiber of Boone during a scene for...

HSS Meals

Oct 22, 2014 1:01pm

Great meals, sponsored by Heartland Senior Services, are served to adults age 60 and over at the Huxley Shelter House at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. The suggested donation is $3...

Backyard Flavors to offer salsa samples at local food festival Nov. 2

Oct 22, 2014 1:00pm

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Imagine an amazing salsa, one which every jar tastes fresh, like the vegetables were just picked, full of flavors straight from the garden in the back yard. Now imagine...

Maxwell News

Oct 22, 2014 12:59pm

Fun at the fire station

This Saturday, the Maxwell Fire Station will be THE place to be! Starting at 6 a.m., the firemen will be serving breakfast for their annual fundraiser to help Santa...

Marjorie Emma Griffith

Oct 22, 2014 12:58pm

Marjorie Emma Griffith, 96, peacefully passed away into her heavenly eternal home on October 15, 2014, at Iowa City Mercy Hospital Hospice Center.

Visitation was held at the Cambridge, Iowa...

Top Photo: Laura Wagner from the Iowa DNR gives a quick talk about trees and proper planting to the group of volunteers. (Photo by Ann Krause)

Slater News

Oct 22, 2014 12:58pm

Slater receives grant for trees

Thirty-three trees were planted in Slater last Saturday, thanks to a grant from the Iowa DNR and area kids. The Slater Parks and Recreation Board was awarded...

United Way of Story County announces 2014 Ballard Cabinet

Oct 22, 2014 12:58pm

The Ballard campaign cabinet is leading United Way of Story County (UWSC) efforts in Cambridge, Huxley, Kelley and Slater. The cabinet assists with campaign planning, goal setting and volunteer...

Campaign Update

Oct 22, 2014 12:57pm

Ballard –

Campaign goal: $105,000

Current amount: $69,832

Percent of goal achieved: 66.5%