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Lazy Lanes: New look…inside and out

Posted June 14, 2018 at 5:00 am

By Julie Ann Madden

By the time one reads this, Lazy Lanes Bowl & Grill owners Rachel Nelson and Don Mullinix, of Akron, will have the bowling alley’s doors open for business.

There might still be some glitches as the couple is still waiting for a new grill to be delivered but the beverages and fried foods are just waiting for customers to order.

The biggest changes at this point are cosmetic — the interior has been redone — from rustic barn tin from the Chad Harvey farm to real stone walls, cedar window trim, acid-stained dance flooring; and dining area with carpet-square flooring — all installed by Rachel and Don. The tabletops have

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    What is it? It is…

    Posted June 14, 2018 at 5:00 am

    By Julie Ann Madden

    Some thought it was a new entrance sign welcoming people to the Akron community.

    But it

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    Early Deadline!

    Posted June 14, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Due to the July 4 Holiday, the deadline for the July 4 issue of The Akron Hometowner is Friday, June 29 by 11 a.m

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    What is freedom worth?

    Posted May 31, 2018 at 6:19 pm

    “(My son) Michael felt it was worth his life,” said the father of the late Lt. Michael P. Murphy who was a U.S. Navy SEAL killed in Afghanistan.

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    Snell exhibit opens at Museum

    Posted June 11, 2018 at 10:14 pm

    Two attorneys who were the only father-son team ever to serve in the Iowa Supreme Court are the subject for a traveling exhibit now on display at the Plymouth County Historical Museum in Le Mars.

    The

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    Foot Care Clinic is June 18

    Posted June 11, 2018 at 9:58 pm

    Nathanael Parish Health Ministry is offering foot care at Nathanael Lutheran Church on Monday, June 18.

    Anyone needing foot care is welcome to come.

    Professional screening, assessment, education, and

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    Primary Election: June 5

    Posted May 31, 2018 at 6:19 pm

    Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 5 in all 13 Plymouth County voting precincts.

    Voters going to the polls will be nominating officials for partisan offices ranging from State

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    Notice of General Election

    Posted May 27, 2018 at 4:47 pm

    Notice is hereby given that there will be a Primary Election in Plymouth County, Iowa, at the polling places in each of the voting precincts on Tuesday, June 5, 2018, for the purpose of nominating the candidates for federal, state, and county

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    A-W says goodbye to 40 graduates

    Posted May 24, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Forty Akron-Westfield students received diplomas during the May 20 graduation ceremonies held at the school. Following the completion of the ceremony, the graduates threw their hats in the air in the annual tradition.

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    All A-W tracksters medal at state

    Posted May 24, 2018 at 5:00 am

    All five Akron-Westfield state track participants received a medal by finishing in the top eight at the Iowa State Track Meet in Des Moines May 17-19. (l-r) Brynn Van Eldik, Kiana Appley, Leighton Blake, Jordan

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    National Police Officer’s Week event set for May 23 in Akron

    Posted May 18, 2018 at 9:14 pm

    In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as Police Week. Currently, tens of thousands of law enforcement officers from around the world converge on

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    Oopsey!

    Posted June 14, 2018 at 5:00 am

    By Hank Krause

    The visiting West Sioux Falcons were not the least bit gracious on June 6 in a non-conference game as they pummeled the Akron-Westfield boys 14-2.

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    A-W clawed by WS Falcons

    Posted June 14, 2018 at 5:00 am

    By Hank Krause

    The visiting West Sioux Falcons defeated The Akron-Westfield Westerner girls 5-3 on June 6.

    A-W scored first as Brynn Van

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    Akron Rebels

    Posted June 12, 2018 at 4:02 pm

    The Akron Rebels faced Garretson, SD, Sunday, June 3, and won the game 5-1.

    Jared Kirkeby was the winning pitcher. He pitched 7 1/3 innings and only gave up two hits, walked three and struck out

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    A-W wins opener

    Posted May 31, 2018 at 6:22 pm

    By Hank Krause

    The Akron-Westfield boys traveled to Le Mars May 21 to play Gehlen Catholic in the season opener and came home with a 4-1 win.

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    A-W girls golf – fourth time to state

    Posted May 31, 2018 at 6:22 pm

    For the fourth consecutive year and defending state champions from 2017, the Akron-Westfield girls golf team competed in the Class 1A state golf meet May 29-30 at the American Legion Golf Course in Marshalltown.

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    A-W receives medals in four events at Iowa State Track meet

    Posted May 24, 2018 at 5:00 am

    The five members of the Akron-Westfield track team who participated in the 2018 Iowa State Track and Field meet May 17-19 represented the school and towns well. The team brought home one fourth place, one fifth place, and two sixth place medals. The

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    Olson competes at District Golf

    Posted May 24, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Akron-Westfield junior Spencer Olson competed at boys golf District competition in Class 1A May 18 hosted by St. Edmond, Fort Dodge. He qualified for Districts at the Sectional Tournament May 11 at Boyden-Hull. He shot a

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    Seeking classmates of Akron Class of 1978

    Posted June 12, 2018 at 3:57 pm

    All Akron Class of 1878 alumni are encouraged to mark Aug. 4 on their calendars to attend their 40th Class Reunion.

    The class’ Reunion Committee includes Beth Rust, 712-212-1880; Rodney Anderson, 605-670-8378; Irene Hoffman, 605-360-5410; Mary

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    Price Auction Company

    Posted June 8, 2018 at 7:46 pm

    An auction house where auctions are held indoors, bidders have comfortable seating, and food is homemade like mom and grandma used to make.

    Even more important there is great

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    Price Auction Company

    Posted June 8, 2018 at 7:32 pm

    An auction house where auctions are held indoors, bidders have comfortable seating, and food is homemade like mom and grandma used to make.

    Even more important there is great

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    Celebrating 70 years of marriage

    Posted May 24, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Sonny and Ann Lennon will be celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary on June 3 with an Open House at the Akron Fire Station from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. and invite all to join them.

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    Cal Murray Oetken

    Posted May 24, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Cal Murray Oetken was born on April 16, 2018 to Alexia and Ryan Oetken of Peosta, Iowa at 10:38 a.m. He weighed 8 pounds and was 20 inches long.

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