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Tremors to be felt as corn market whacked by half By TOM CULLEN Plunging corn prices could push down cash rents and land prices. Corn prices were quoted at $3.36 on Wednesday at Farmers Co-op in Cherokee. Corn has fallen 24% since June and 51% since July 2013. Ideal growing conditions induced by...
Heavier work to start in a couple of weeks By CLARE CULLEN Buena Vista Regional Medical Center held a groundbreaking ceremony for its $26 million renovation on Wednesday morning. Board of Trustees president Rick Lampe addressed the crowd, saying, “It’s because of you that we are here...
Truck runs off ramps while he was underneath A truck rolling off its lift ramps caused a serious injury near Alta. At 3 p.m. Wednesday, the Buena Vista County Communications Center received a 911 call of a man who was severely injured by a motor vehicle that ran over him. Buena Vista County...

Sports

Friday, 25/07/14
By JAMIE KNAPP Renee Maneman had an outstanding season a year ago, leading the state in stolen bases with 79 and hitting .496. The pitcher/shortstop helped her team advance to the state tournament and was...
Friday, 25/07/14
Alta-Aurelia, Newell-Fonda players headline list of selections RV, Sioux Central each land 4 players There were only three teams with above .500 records in the area this season in softball. And of those...
Wednesday, 23/07/14
Golden Bears collect 14 hits in 7-2 victory The top five hitters in Algona Garrigan’s lineup went 11-for-20 and scored all seven runs and the Golden Bears used a three-run fourth inning to pull away and...
Wednesday, 23/07/14
Raptors make 4 errors in 6th inning, lose 5-1 When you give a team extra outs in an inning, it makes it tough to win baseball games, but when you give your opponent seven extra outs, it’s nearly...
Alta-Aurelia, Newell-Fonda players headline list of selections RV, Sioux Central each land 4 players There were only three teams with above .500 records in the area this season in softball. And of those three teams, two of them stood out with  20-plus wins this summer. Alta-Aurelia was...
Heavier work to start in a couple of weeks By CLARE CULLEN Buena Vista Regional Medical Center held a groundbreaking ceremony for its $26 million renovation on Wednesday morning. Board of Trustees president Rick Lampe addressed the crowd, saying, “It’s because of you that we are here...
Wind gust fells branch, woman hit on the head Elizabeth Sonano, 45, of Lakeside was taken to the hospital after suffering a head injury from a falling branch near the intersection of East Lakeshore Drive and Mae Streets 7:45 a.m. Tuesday. “The timing was so bizarre,” said Kaye Mathews...

Family & Friends

Allee Mansion was built in 1891.

Friday, 25/07/14
The Newell Historical Society will hold an open house at Allee Mansion next Saturday from 1-4 p.m. The Mansion, built in 1891, is located one mile south of Newell on the Iowa State University Research Farm....
Friday, 25/07/14
Meet Zach and Jack Jack the border collie was attentive and well behaved as he posed for pictures at the 4-H dog show at the Buena Vista County Fair July 9. He and his owner Zach Lenhart of Storm Lake...
Friday, 25/07/14
Buena Vista County Pork Queen Sara Eddie was hard at work on July 4 handing out pork burgers grilled by the pork producers. Times photo by Dolores Cullen

The Rembrandt band members are front, L-R: Cordy Peterson ’59, Reinbeck; Eloise

Mosbo Obman ’60, Rembrandt; Betty Foval Hoskins ‘60, Harrisonburg, Va.; Helene

Ducas Viall '63, Des Moines; Bill Henley ’64, Kissimmee, Fla.; Paul Mosbo ’58,

Cortland, NY; and Rolf Mosbo '67, Spencer. Back: Lavila Nelson, Sanborn; Jason

Heeren, Aurelia; Megan Benz, Manson; Karl Knutson, Cedar Rapids; Keith Moe,

Albert City; Rod Shedenhelm, band director, Sioux Rapids; Trish Moe, Albert City;

Nikole Nuttall, Alta; Deb Peterson, Alta and Sandy Halverson, Sioux City.

Friday, 25/07/14
Rembrandt Alumni Band presented a one-hour concert before the annual Rembrandt Alumni Association Reunion on Saturday, July 19, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Rembrandt. This is the band’s 13th...

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