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Raiders fall to Hawks in final HOIC match

Oct 23, 2014 10:59am

MAXWELL - The Collins-Maxwell-Baxter volleyball team wrapped up the regular season with a loss to South Hamilton Oct. 16 in Maxwell.

The Raiders were swept by scores of 25-14, 25-12 and 25-...

The Ballard High Drawing and Painting class works on their most recent projects, drawing pumpkins without using the color orange. Instructor Amy Endres tries to get the students to look at something from a different perspective. (Photo by Brett Van Waus)

Ballard High artists on display at McFarland Park

Oct 22, 2014 1:09pm

Art students from Ballard High School have their work on display at the Story County Conservation Center near Ames. Their drawings and paintings will be exhibited until the end of October in the...

Collins-Maxwell FFA members take part in skills day

Oct 22, 2014 1:07pm

The Collins-Maxwell FFA attended the South Central Agriculture Skills Day. The contests were held at the Clark County Fairgrounds near Osceola, on Tuesday, Sept. 30. The Ag Skills day consisted of...

Cambridge News

Oct 22, 2014 1:05pm

Cambridge Fall Fest

Oct. 25: Cambridge Fall Fest soup and deserts on Saturday, Oct. 25, 4-6 p.m. at the Cambridge Community Center. The cost is $5 or $20 for a family.

Oct. 25:...

Collins News

Oct 22, 2014 1:04pm

Saturday was the fourth annual C.A.P.O.O.T. Picking and Plowing Day at the farm of Don Struthers in Collins. Originally conceived as a way to show his grandchildren the old methods of farming, the...

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

Submitted Article

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...