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Collins-Maxwell musical is a huge success

Nov 25, 2014 3:37pm

On Nov. 7 and 8, Collins-Maxwell Music Department proudly presented “Legally Blonde, The Musical.” The cast and crew of 70 have worked hard for the past few months to prepare this musical comedy,...

Kazakhstan exchange student is returning Ballard community’s smiles

Nov 25, 2014 3:36pm

Tatyana Tsarenkova wasn’t immediately recognized as a foreign exchange student right away by some of her peers at Ballard High School.

“I introduced myself to some of the other girls at...

Ballard students seek to bring meal packaging to the school

Nov 25, 2014 3:36pm

The Ballard High School Student Council is taking on an ambitious project.

The group’s goal is to bring in Meals from the Heartland (MFTH) for a packaging event. At a cost of 20-cents-per-...

Heather Hall-Floden inspects the camera while Arnie and Cory Huntrods look on, as she practices the skills necessary to conduct the vision tests that will be available soon through the Collins Lions Club. (Photo Submitted)

Collins News

Nov 25, 2014 3:34pm

Collins Lions trained to administer vision tests

The Collins Lions Club met on Nov. 13 and were given training to become certified to test local children for early detection of vision...

Huxley residents ‘Deck the Halls’ to support the Ballard Area Food and Clothing Pantries

Nov 25, 2014 3:33pm

It’s time to “Deck the Halls” and “’Tis the Season,” all in the name of helping others in the Ballard Community. The Huxley Enhancement & Recreational Organization (H.E.R.O.) will be...

Maxwell News

Nov 25, 2014 3:33pm

Honor a veteran

this holiday

Each year, Dec. 31 is the deadline for area residents to honor a veteran or a current military member with an engraved brick for the Story County Freedom...

Jeffrey T. Spielman

Nov 25, 2014 3:33pm

Jeffrey T. Spielman was born in Windom, MN on December 8, 1952; he died at the age of 61 on November 19, 2014 of a heart attack.

Jeffrey (Jeff) was raised in small town Windom, MN, where he...

People News

Nov 25, 2014 3:32pm

Will Douglas of Slater has been accepted for admission at Luther College for the 2015-16 academic year. He has been awarded the Dean’s Scholarship.

Ames Senator Herman Quirmbach to chair Senate Education Committee

Nov 25, 2014 3:31pm

State Senator Herman Quirmbach (D-Ames) has been re-appointed chair of the Senate Education Committee for the 2015-16 legislative session. Quirmbach was also appointed vice chair of the Senate...

Campaign Update

Nov 25, 2014 3:30pm

Ballard –

Campaign goal: $105,000

Current amount: $84,824

Percent of goal achieved: 80.8 percent