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2014 A-W Homecoming Kickoff: Frying the Falcons

Posted September 23, 2014 at 10:03 pm

The annual Westerner Homecoming began Sunday night with a pep rally at the Westfield Ball Field. The senior football players roasted a couple of West Sioux Falcons replicas at the bonfire, which followed a hot dog supper sponsored by the Westfield City Council. Seniors include (l-r:) Joel Brenner, Alex Wilken, Seth Klemme (throwing the bird), and Devon Myers tossing in a Falcon player replica. Coronation is Thursday night at 7 p.m.; the Homecoming Parade is 2 p.m. Friday with the football game at 7 p.m.

    Homecoming Float Contest

    Posted September 12, 2014 at 4:51 pm

    The Akron Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Parade Float Contest during the Akron-Westfield Homecoming celebration, Sept. 26.

    There are two categories: 1) Businesses and 2) Non-Profit Organizations/Individuals. Prizes are $25 Chamber Bucks to the winner of each category.

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    Boy Scout sign-up is Sept. 16

    Posted September 12, 2014 at 4:51 pm

    Akron-Westfield students who are interested in becoming Boy Scouts are invited to register for the 2014-2015 activities at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 16 at the Akron-Westfield Community School.

    HMS shuts out A-W spikers

    Posted September 12, 2014 at 4:24 pm

    By Steve Peterson

    Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn girls downed Akron-Westfield, 3-0, in a War Eagle Conference volleyball match Sept. 4 in Hartley.

    HMS won 25-10, 25-18 and 25-18 for a 3-2 record overall.

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    2014 A-W Volleyball Team

    Posted September 12, 2014 at 4:21 pm

    The Lady Westerners’ 2014 volleyball team includes (Front Row l-r:) Maddison Hemmelrick, Lexi Hageman, Desirae Oltmanns, Hannah Koele, Cali Westergard, Kortney Hedlund, Kali Kriener, Katie Johnson, (Middle Row l-r:) Natalie Harvey, Danika Smith, Alicia Sanchez,

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    A-W drops home opener

    Posted September 12, 2014 at 4:06 pm

    By: Hank Krause

    In Akron-Westfield’s first home game of 2014 on Sept. 5, the Westerners faced the Westwood Rebels of Sloan. The game proved to be mismatched with a final score of 34-6 in favor of the

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    Four generations

    Posted September 18, 2014 at 7:04 pm

    of Swansons were in attendance at the Sand family reunion in Akron on August 31. They were (left to right:) Lynn Swanson holding Annabelle Lily Swanson, Brendan Swanson and Lee Swanson.


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    Volunteers clean out Paper Barn

    Posted September 18, 2014 at 7:02 pm

    Akron Lions Club members and Akron-Westfield High School students load paper recyclables from the Lions Club Paper Barn on to a truck on a chilly morning Sept. 12. Above, Warren Thompson (l) and Mike Hohenstein (r) help load

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    Scarecrow Festival is September display

    Posted September 12, 2014 at 4:04 pm

    Friendship and Service Club has decorated the bulletin board for September at the Akron Public Library. This beautiful autumn display features decorations and pictures from past Scarecrow Festivals along with information on the current annual event.

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    Loess Hills Tour draws many to area

    Posted September 12, 2014 at 3:56 pm

    On Aug. 16, the public was invited to participate in the Iowa Prairie Network’s day-long tour of several prairies in Plymouth and Woodbury counties, including:

    • Spirit Knoll, three miles north of the west entrance to

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    Celebrating Golden Anniversary

    Posted September 12, 2014 at 3:47 pm

    In celebration of their 50th wedding anniversary, John and Mary Lucken would like to welcome friends to the Hole ‘N The Wall, 14396 Diamond Ave., on Sunday, Sept. 21, from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Finger food and refreshments will be served by Akron

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