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Jane Hogue from Prairie Pedlar taught elementary students at Odebolt how to make dandelion chains on their last day of school. Photo by Mary Morgan
05/24/2024 - 2:20pm
It’s the last day of school for Odebolt Middle school and elementary on May 23. Various events were going on. Grilling started mid-morning and served from around 11 a.m. -12 p.m. Pork burgers were provided by the Ida county pork producers and...

Opinion

05/24/2024 - 2:16pm
Washington has a chronic budgeting problem. Before 1974, the congressional budget process was akin to the Wild West. Each committee had free rein of the public purse. No topline number steered appropriators within a fiscal fence. Nothing kept...

Sports


Jaxx slides in safely: Jaxx DeJean of OABCIG slides headfirst into home plate, underneath the throw from the MVAO/COU catcher. DeJean belted three hits and scored two runs in the Falcons’ 16-6 win over the Rams. Photo by Brent Harm
05/24/2024 - 1:46pm
On a beautiful Monday evening in Ida Grove, the Falcon baseball squad jumped out to a quick 6-0 lead over MVAO/COU, after one inning of play. The Rams responded with a pair of runs in both the second and third innings to climb back into the game at...

Obituaries

05/28/2024 - 8:09pm
Steven D. Waller 1954 – 2024   Steven D. Waller, 70, gained his angel wings on Friday, May 24, 2024. He was surrounded with the unconditional love of his wife, children and beloved niece. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, May 29, 2024 at...

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