- AREA OBITUARIES
- August 31, 2016
(Bloomfield, Iowa) August 17th The month of August is almost gone and the racing season is coming to a end for the Mountain-Dew Bloomfield Speedway with the season championships being decided next week August 24th. The action at the Bloomfield Speedway has been the most exciting racing in southeast Iowa with three and four wide action in all five weekly classes. With the Casey’s General Store USRA Weekly Racing Series along with another visit from the Mid-America 305 Winged Sprint Car Series with a total of 75 cars in the pit area.READ MORE
Earlier this past week, officials with the City of Alexandria were very excited to pay off the town’s community center. It is very hard to estimate just how much the center means to the town until you look at the history the pair share.READ MORE
HANNIBAL, MO — The City of Kahoka will receive $127,269 in federal enhancement funds for the Downtown Enhancement and Beautification project. This project is one of 8 funded through a program that provided more than $1.18 million in dedicated funds to MoDOT’s Northeast District for scenic beautification and other local projects that enhance transportation.READ MORE
Six more miles of the four-lane Avenue of the Saints will open soon. On Monday morning, over fifty MoDOT, local and state officials, and members of the public gathered at Mound Park along Highway 61 for a ceremonial procession to the new stretch of highway.READ MORE
In the absence of a full board at Thursday’s meeting of the Kahoka Board of Aldermen, Jerry Webber filled in as Mayor Pro-Tem, leading the council through a full agenda. Mayor Herb Butler and Alderman Curtis Mack were absent.
After opening the meeting with the public tax hearing, the board moved through the agenda.
Knox County R-I School and Community Welcomes New Teachers Kim Bair is teaching Middle School and High School Social Studies. Ms. Bair is a graduate of Scotland County R-I High School, Indian Hills Community College, and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Social Studies (5-12) from Buena Vista University. Ms. Bair comesREAD MORE