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Horsing around with Tony

Jul 23, 2014 2:54pm

It’s fairly busy this time of year. What with the Boone, Polk and Story county fairs all taking place recently, this entire area has been alive with activity. You might say it’s the Olympics with...

The Price of Pie

Jul 23, 2014 2:51pm

Bill Thomas of Cambridge is waited on by Stacey Kingsbury and Samantha Lindsey, 12, both of Nevada, at the Methodist Church stand at the Story County Fairgrounds. Thomas was enjoying a piece of...

Parkinson’s disease support group: August meeting announcement

Jul 23, 2014 2:43pm

The next meeting of the Parkinson’s disease support group will take place on Wednesday, Aug. 6, from 1:30-3 p.m. at Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines. Physical Therapists Cindy Mather and Dee...

Become a Story County Soil and Water Conservation District commissioner

Jul 23, 2014 2:30pm

Concerned about the water quality in Story County? You can make a difference by filing before Aug. 27 to run as a Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) Commissioner. District commissioners...

A Close Shave

Jul 23, 2014 12:45pm

Mason Edwards of Huxley shaves the head of his Hereford heifer in the cattle barn of the Story County Fairgrounds. Edwards said he was getting the animal ready for the beef show Tuesday. (Photo by...

Time For A Snocone

Jul 23, 2014 12:39pm

Elizabeth Hill, left, attended the fair this week with her cousins, Harlie and Colton Thomas. All three kids are from Roland, and all three thought the hot temperatures called for a snocone break...

A Very Special Fair Tree

Jul 23, 2014 12:39pm

Lauren Rosburg of Gilbert (left) and Hannah Lee of Slater (right) talk with Deanna Collins in front of a special tree that was planted July 21 just outside the horse barn at the Story County...

Crossroads Event

Jul 23, 2014 12:38pm

Things are going to get hot and start going up in the air at Crossroads. That’s right. It’s time for another Crossroads Sturgis Kick-off Party! Crossroads, located at 1790 Giddings St., Kelley,...

Fair Conversation

Jul 23, 2014 12:36pm

Chasity Moody, left, and Jordan Travis, both of Maxwell, enjoyed time visiting as they watched over the cattle during the Story County Fair in Nevada Monday. (Photo by Marlys Barker)

Farmland leasing meetings planned for Central Iowa

Jul 23, 2014 12:34pm

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is conducting farmland leasing meetings across 12 different site in Central Iowa during late July and August. Meeting sites include Oskaloosa, Boone,...