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Old Man Winter dumps about 14 inches on area

Posted February 13, 2016 at 7:21 pm
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    Democratic caucus mirrors state results

    Posted February 13, 2016 at 7:21 pm

    Iowa Caucus Results
    Democratic Party

    Iowa Plymouth Precinct 1 Precinct 6
    County Akron Westfield
    Hillary Clinton 49.8 55.4 60.0 50.0
    Bernie Sanders 49.6 44.6 40.0 50.0
    Martin O’Malley 0.5 0.00 0.00 0.00

    By Julie Ann Madden

    Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary

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    Cruz, Rubio carry local GOP caucuses

    Posted February 13, 2016 at 7:54 pm

    Iowa Caucus Results
    Republican Party

    Iowa Plymouth Precinct 1 Precinct 6
    County Akron Westfield
    Ted Cruz 27.6 28.1 29.1 22.4
    Donald Trump 24.3 32.8 26.2 20.7
    Marco Rubio 23.1 19.8 28.2 36.2
    Ben Carson 9.3 10.3 7.8 10.3
    Rand Paul 4.5 0 0 0
    Jeb Bush 2.8 2.3 3.9 0
    Carly Fiorina 1.9 0 0 0
    John Kasich 1.9 0 0 0
    Mike Huckabee 1.8 0 0 0
    Chris Christie 1.8 0 0 0
    Rick Santorum 1.0 0 0 3.4
    Other candidates 0.1 0 0 0
    Jim Gilmore 0* 0 0 0
    * This candidate received 12 votes in Iowa.

    By Steve Peterson

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    Women’s friendship group meets Wednesdays

    Posted February 5, 2016 at 4:46 pm

    Area women are invited to join other women for fellowship and fun from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. each Wednesday, beginning Feb. 10 at First Baptist Church, 300 Country Club Lane in Akron.

    Local artist Vivian Miller

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    Legislative forum this Saturday in Akron

    Posted February 5, 2016 at 4:45 pm

    Iowa State Senator Bill Anderson (R-Pierson) and State Rep. Charles Holz (R-Le Mars) will host a legislative forum in Akron on Saturday, Feb. 6. It will begin at 12:15 p.m. at Akron Jo’s Cafe. There will be an update on the legislative session

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    Morningside awards degrees

    Posted February 4, 2016 at 5:41 pm

    Forty-six Morningside College students graduated with bachelor’s degrees and an additional 40 students graduated with master of Arts in Teaching degrees in December.

    Tanner Bundy of Akron graduated with his

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    Garden Club meets Feb. 9

    Posted February 4, 2016 at 5:40 pm

    The Floyd Valley Federated Garden Club will be holding their next meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 9 at the Presbyterian United Church of Christ in Le Mars at 7:00 p.m.

    The program, “Pests in the Garden and

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    A-W boys gain road win

    Posted February 13, 2016 at 7:42 pm

    By Steve Peterson

    Balanced scoring and a 21-8 advantage at the free-throw line put Akron-Westfield into the victory column with a 59-51 win against Remsen Union Feb. 5 in a War Eagle Conference boys’ basketball game in

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    2016 Middle School Wrestling Team

    Posted February 13, 2016 at 7:37 pm

    The middle school wrestlers are: (front) Cameron Bergman, Jader Briggs, Sam Mullinix, Levi Small,
    Cole Moffatt, Hunter Walkingstick, Adam Allard, (back) Chance Foster, Kyle Welch, Tyson Lamp,
    Jack Anderson, Logan Smith, Jeremy Bosse, Coach Darwin Kluender. Not Pictured Levi Hemmelrick,
    Kaden Hebert, and Coach Dan Utesch.

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    Wolves hold off A-W’s rally

    Posted February 5, 2016 at 5:19 pm

    By Steve Peterson

    Akron-Westfield nearly pulled off the upset in a War Eagle Conference boys’ basketball game at Harris-Lake Park Jan. 29.

    The Westerners fell just shy against the home

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    Jackson earns fifth place for A-W

    Posted February 5, 2016 at 5:15 pm

    By Steve Peterson

    Montana Jackson’s fifth place finish was Akron-Westfield’s lone place winner at the two-day Herb Irgens Invitational concluded Jan. 23 at Odebolt-Arthur-Battle Creek-Ida Grove in Ida Grove.

    A-W

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    Local legislators meet with constituents

    Posted February 13, 2016 at 7:30 pm

    (L-r:) On Saturday, Iowa Representative Chuck Holz (R-Le Mars) and Senator Bill Anderson (R-Pierson) held a forum at Akron Jo’s Cafe. Constituents Arden Gale, Hank Krause and Larry Noll discussed a variety of topics with them. The legislators reported several forum discussions

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    Belluvue University graduates – Diediker

    Posted February 13, 2016 at 7:29 pm

    Andrew Diediker, of Omaha, Neb., received his Masters Degree in Healthcare Administration on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016 from Bellevue University.

    Diediker’s final abstract entitled “Employee Turnover Inside Assisted Living Facilities” was accepted for publication and presentation

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    Greyson D. Hansson

    Posted February 13, 2016 at 7:23 pm

    Trevor Hansson and Amy Clarey are proud to announce the arrival of their son, Greyson D. Hansson. Greyson was born at Unity Point-St. Luke’s in Sioux City, Iowa, on Nov. 23, 2015. He weighed 6 pounds

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    Morningside awards degrees

    Posted February 5, 2016 at 4:45 pm

    Forty-six Morningside College students graduated with bachelor’s degrees and an additional 40 students graduated with master of Arts in Teaching degrees in December.

    Tanner Bundy of Akron graduated with his

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    Celebrates 85 years

    Posted February 4, 2016 at 5:42 pm

    Nelda Hultgren will celebrate her 85th birthday on Friday, Feb. 5, 2016. Send your birthday greetings to 47953 309th St., Akron, IA 51001.

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