Ireton Historical Society hosts veterans program

Posted November 2, 2017 at 5:00 am

The Ireton Historical Society invites everyone to a program entitled, “Salute to American Veterans,” which is about freedom, faith, and families, on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2 p.m., Ireton Community Center, 402 4th St. A free-will donation will be taken to support the work of the Historical Society.

    Food, clothing giveaway set for Nov. 14

    The Seventh Annual Zestos Coats For All is coming to the Hawarden Community Center along with the Hawarden Community Meal.

    This will be a unique opportunity to enjoy a free homecooked meal, free take-home food, and free cold-weather clothing for all.

    Zestos has been gathering new and gently used winter clothing all year long for this event. The Boy Scouts, Staples, Justice for All and several others have helped make this event possible.

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    HRH offers Hologistic 3D Mammograms

    A bull rider makes a full ride in just eight seconds.

    And in just the same amount of time, a woman can know if she has cancer in one of her breasts.

    On Oct. 25, the Hawarden Regional Healthcare begins offering Hologic 3D Mammography, which takes just seconds to create three-dimensional views for breast cancer screening.

    According to HRH Radiology Manager/Mammographer Kayla Dykstra, each view taken with this Hologic 3D Memmography machine

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    West Sioux cross country

    West Sioux results from the District Cross Country meet Oct. 19.


    117th – Megan Morgan-(31:37)

    120th – Vannesa Bueso-(32:52)

    Boys – 22nd as a team

    45th – Hawque Christensen, (19:15), personal record –

    120th – Ayden Thonstad, (21:25), personal record

    142nd – Hayden

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    West Sioux District champs!

    With West Sioux’s win Oct. 13 over Woodbury Central, 78-7, the Class A No. 1 ranked Falcons secured their place as District champs in Class A District 1. They remain unbeaten through eight games.

    The Falcons face Akron-Westfield at home Oct. 20 for the last game of the regular season. First round action begins Friday, Oct. 27 for all classes.


    WS Hunter Dekkers throws a pass completion to Chase Koopmans who runs

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    People invited to participate in Chamber’s Trunk-or-Treat

    The Akron Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking people who want to participate in the second annual Trunk-or-Treat on Halloween, which is Oct. 31.

    “We are going with a “Traditional Halloween” theme — meaning dress your trunk up in pumpkins, ghosts, spiders and anything else that goes along with that theme. We are asking that no one does anything too scary — nothing gory and no clowns!” said Chamber’s Halloween Committee coordinator Lori Rabey. “If you Google on the internet ‘Trunk-or-Treat’ you can come up with

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    A-W volleyball takes two at triangular

    The Akron-Westfield volleyball team took two matches at the triangular with Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn/Remsen Union and Trinity at MMCRU Oct. 12.

    Vs MMCRU: 3-1; 25-13, 21-25, 25-10, 25-17

    Vs. Trinity: 3-0; 25-17, 25-24, 25-16

    Season Team Stats

    Record: 12-14-0

    Sets: 74, 35-39

    Kills: 356, 4.81 average per set

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    JV & C-Team football post a 2-3 record over their last 5 games

    By: Brandon Tentinger

    On Monday, September 18, the JV team won a close contest with Gehlen Catholic by a score of 14-12.

    Leading the offense was quarterback Jack Anderson, who had 10 carries for 55 yards and a touchdown and threw for 88 yards and 1 touchdown. Cole Moffatt carried the ball 9 times for 55 yards and Levi Hemmelrick rushed 4 times for 12 yards and caught 1 pass. Donovan Irizarry caught a 55 yard touchdown pass. Chris Steffen

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    Question of the Week

    By: Brady Bergman

    This week students and staff were asked “If you had your human body, but the head of an animal, what animal would you pick and why?”

    Senior Quinn Bundy said, “Lion, because they have got a luscious flow.”

    Leighton Blake, a junior, said “Raccoons, because their face looks cool.”

    Science teacher Joel Schroeder said, “Dragonfly, the

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