Akron City Wide Rummage April 24 & 25

Posted April 22, 2015 at 3:30 pm

The Akron City Wide Rummage is April 24 & 25 with one sale Thursday April 23. Sales are all around Akron plus a couple outside of Akron: one is across the Highway 48 bridge at the first house on the south side, the other is at 24103 K18 N, Westfield.

Check out the list with addresses and times of sales in this week’s Akron Hometowner or pick up a map at the Hometowner office, Maynard’s, Thorson Drug, or Casey’s in Akron; The Station in Westfield; Quick Corner, Casey’s, and Sunshine Foods in Hawarden; DJ’s and Your Daily Dose in Alcester.

Check out these sales!

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    DNR gives fish new home at River’s Bend

    Posted April 23, 2015 at 5:00 am

    By Steve Peterson

    Plymouth County Conservation Board’s River’s Bend Wildlife Area is now home to thousands of blue gills, which were stocked on a windy April 15 at the park’s pond

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    From the Desk of Representative Chuck Soderberg

    Posted April 22, 2015 at 3:24 pm

    As we move into the last weeks of the Iowa General Assembly, week fourteen was the week after the second legislative deadline when most of the policy committees must complete their work. This means the number of eligible bills that can be considered this

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    The Anderson Report

    Posted April 22, 2015 at 3:24 pm

    By Iowa Senator Bill Anderson

    Thank you for the honor of representing you in the Iowa Senate. Please feel free to contact me with your questions, comments and ideas. You can reach me at 712-898-2505 or email

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    A-W students win Iowa Radon Video Contest

    Posted April 16, 2015 at 6:14 pm

    Akron-Westfield community members need to stop and check out Westerner students’ 2015 Iowa Radon Video Contest entries at youtube.com. To view the students’ entries, subscribe to A-W Speech Projects once at the YouTube website.

    Four of the top

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    Flags sought for Akron Avenue of Flags

    Posted April 16, 2015 at 6:13 pm

    Albert E. Hoschler American Legion Post No. 186 is preparing for its annual Memorial Day program and Avenue of Flags, which will be held Monday, May 25.

    They are accepting flags of deceased veterans for the

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    Whodunit comedy this weekend

    Posted April 16, 2015 at 6:11 pm

    After having to cancel the first weekend for “Murder’s Bad But Monday Can Kill You” due to illness of several cast members, the wisecracking whodunit comedy is slated to go on as planned this weekend.

    Performances

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    City Wide Rummage April 24 & 25

    Posted April 14, 2015 at 10:58 pm

    Sign up for the City Wide Rummage which is April 24 and 25. Deadline to sign up is Thursday, April 16 by 5 p.m. Stop by The Akron Hometowner office, 110 Reed St., to sign up. Call 712-568-2208 if you have questions. Cost

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    Lady Westerners compete at Hinton

    Posted April 23, 2015 at 5:00 am

    Lady Westerner Danika Smith throws the shot put 22 feet 1 inch in the Shot Put at the Hinton Track Meet April 17. See results in this week’s (April 22) Akron

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    Girls track at Kingsley-Pierson

    Posted April 23, 2015 at 5:00 am

    Akron-Westfield girls’ track and field Head Coach Eric Walkingstick reported the Lady Westerners turned in some quality efforts at the Kingsley-Pierson Track Meet April 13.

    “It went well for us,” he told The Akron Hometowner. “The

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    A-W boys’ track wins fourth at K-P

    Posted April 23, 2015 at 5:00 am

    By Steve Peterson

    Akron-Westfield boys’ track and field squad placed a solid fourth place out of eight teams at the April 13 Kingsley-Pierson Track Meet.

    Austin Allard had the Westerners’

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    A-W golfers top WS

    Posted April 23, 2015 at 5:00 am

    By Julie Ann Madden

    and Steve Peterson

    On a beautiful sunny afternoon West Sioux hosted the Akron-Westfield golfers at a meet April 16. Both the Westerners and Lady Westerners won the

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    Men’s Bowling Tournament

    Posted April 22, 2015 at 3:51 pm

    The Akron Men’s Bowling Association held the 54th annual City Tournament March 3 – 19 at the Akron Lanes.

    There were nine teams, 30 doubles and 24 singles entered, and 23 men competed in All Events.

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    Two area MS grapplers: Iowa Team Black champions

    Posted April 16, 2015 at 6:23 pm

    By Steve Peterson

    Two area grapplers, seventh grader Adam Allard of Akron-Westfield and West Sioux eighth grader Cory Van Oort competed for Iowa Team Black at the Middle School AAU Meet held April 5 at HyVee Hall

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    Announce Engagement

    Posted April 23, 2015 at 5:00 am

    Todd and Tammy Colt of Akron announce the engagement of their daughter, Tarah Jo Colt, to Joe E. Kooima, son of Joel and Faye Kooima of Rock Valley, Iowa.

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    Emma Lyn Byers

    Posted April 23, 2015 at 5:00 am

    Ryan and Cecelia Byers of Shakopee, MN, are proud to announce the arrival of their new daughter, Emma Lyn Byers. Emma was born April 1, 2015 and came into the world weighing 8 pounds 13 ounces

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    John Brennan Siefer

    Posted April 23, 2015 at 5:00 am

    Jeremy and Rory Siefer of San Antonio, Texas are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, a son, John Brennan Siefer who was born April 2, 2015 at 4:01 p.m. weighing in at

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    Celebrating 5 years

    Posted April 22, 2015 at 3:39 pm

    James and Lynette Kiger will be celebrating their 5 year wedding anniversary on April 23. They were married in Elk Point, SD. Mom, Dad, and Ken Waag would like to wish them a Happy

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    Happy 90th Birthday!

    Posted April 17, 2015 at 5:00 am

    Wilma (Lockwood) Kulvik of Akron will be celebrating her 90th birthday on April 23.

    Wilma was born in 1925 on a farm east of Akron. She has five children:

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    92 Birthday Candles

    Posted April 17, 2015 at 5:00 am

    Wanda McCrill will be celebrating her birthday of 92 years on April 19, along with her family. Please help honor Wanda by sending her a birthday greeting at 991 Hwy. 3, Akron, IA 51001.

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    Legion recognizes 60-year member

    Posted April 16, 2015 at 6:14 pm

    On April 6, the Albert E. Hoschler American Legion Post No. 186 Commander Warren Thompson (r) honored Malcom Brodie of Akron with a certificate for 60 years of Legion membership. In addition,

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