Alcester-Hudson Cubs Upcoming Schedule:

Posted January 3, 2019 at 9:27 pm

Friday, January 4, 2019

4:30 pm Basketball: Girls and Boys JV Games vs. Menno @ Menno High School

5:45 pm Basketball: Girls Varsity Game vs. Menno @ Menno High School followed by Boys Varsity Game

Saturday, January 5, 2019

9:00 am Wrestling: Varsity Invitational TBA vs. Brandon Valley @ Brandon Valley High School

4:00 pm Basketball: Boys JV Game vs. Elkton-Lake Benton @ Elkton followed by Boys Varsity Game

Monday, January 7, 2019

5:00 pm Basketball: Girls and Boys JV Game vs. Viborg Hurley @ Alcester-Hudson High School

6:15 pm Basketball: Girls Varsity Game vs. Viborg

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    Urgent Care opens in Hawarden

    Hawarden Regional Healthcare is excited to announce the opening of an Urgent Care Clinic to service our local area. Urgent Care needs don't always happen during normal business hours.

    The Urgent Care Clinic at Hawarden Regional Healthcare fills the medical-care niche between the hospital emergency department and the medical provider's office.

    “Someone with an injury or illness that needs urgent attention but doesn’t seem to require emergency treatment can walk right into Hawarden Regional Healthcare – no appointment needed,”

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    ‘Tis season for giving at Alcester-Hudson elementary

    The most important lesson Alcester-Hudson elementary students are learning this month is “It’s better to give than receive.”

    They have been collecting jars of peanut butter and jellies to donate to the local food pantry, the school’s BackPack Program and the Feeding South Dakota program.

    The classes were challenged to bring as many

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    Loving thy neighbor

    By Julie Ann Madden

    It can happen to anyone — losing one’s job, becoming ill, running out of retirement funds — or a multitude of other things can cause an individual or family to fall into poverty.

    However, there is help available — from food and gasoline vouchers, rental and utility assistance, home repairs and improvements to health care and health insurance, educational preschool and family development support,

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    90th Birthday Card Shower

    Family members of Ramona Small Govig suggest a card shower in honor of her 90th birthday on Monday, December 24.

    Ramona was born and raised in Akron, with several friends and relatives still in the area. She currently lives at Heritage House, a retirement facility in southwest Iowa, and is active with many activities there.

    Birthday greetings may be sent to Ramona Govig, 1200 Brookridge Circle, #206, Atlantic IA 50022.

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    A-W boys struggle against WS

    The Akron-Westfield boys’ basketball team played host to the West Sioux Falcons Dec. 4 losing, 90-42.

    A-W stayed with the Falcons in the first quarter behind by five, 26-21, but the Falcons then took off leading 51-25 at half and never looked back.

    Top scorer for A-W was Nick Jacobs with 13 points from two three-point shots, two field goals, and three free throws. He also added three rebounds and two steals.

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    A-W girls fall to West Sioux

    The Akron-Westfield girls’ basketball team hosted West Sioux Dec. 4 but were unable to hold off the Lady Falcons, losing 57-51.

    Leading scorer for A-W was Kassandra Vanderlinden with 13 coming from three three-point basket and two field goals. She also added three rebounds, four assists, one steal, and one block.

    Natalie Nielsen had 10 points from five field goals, five rebounds, three assists, three steals, and three blocks.

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    A-W hosts successful invitational

    Akron-Westfield hosted its own Invitational Dec. 8 celebrating 50 years of the tournament. Ten schools, including A-W, participated: Sioux Center (SC), Kingsley-Pierson (KP), Westwood (WW), Sheldon-South O’Brien (SSOS), Creighton (C), Ponca (P), Lawton-Bronson (LB), Brooklyn-Guernsey-Malcom, (BGM), and Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley (BHRV).

    Overall, A-W placed fourth as a team with 140.0 points behind Sheldon South O’Brien in first with 195.0, Sioux Center, second with 194.0, and Westwood, third with 186.5.

    A-W had four

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    Senior Spotlight



    By: Alyson Ten Napel

    Aaron Hartman, son of Luke and Mindy Hartman, was born September 12, 2000, in Vermillion, SD. Aaron has one sibling, Aubie. Some of Aaron’s nicknames are Harmana or Hartman.

    While in high school Hartman has been involved in football, FFA, and Large Group speech. Harmana’s favorite class is CAD (Computer-Aided Drafting) because, “Mr. Drent

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    Question Of The Week

    By: Lilly Stabe

    Students and staff of Akron-Westfield were recently asked, “What are your family’s holiday traditions?”

    Cameron Moore, a sophomore, responded, “My family and I usually go to my grandma and grandpa’s house in Akron and we all eat lunch in the afternoon and then we open gifts and after that we go to church.”

    Mrs. Colleen Westergard, a teacher, said, “We go to my parents’

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