What are Akron’s rules for ATVs, golf carts, brush piles?

Posted June 13, 2019 at 5:00 am

ATVs/Off-Road Utility Vehicles

• Drivers must have valid Operators Driver’s License. NOTE: This is the license children are eligible to get at age 16 to drive vehicles.

• ATVs must be registered at county recorder’s office

• In Akron, ATVs can be driven on city streets but NOT on Iowa Highway 12 between Eighth and South Streets and Iowa Highway 3 (South Street) from Iowa Highway 12 to Fifth Street.

• ATVs can only cross the state highways at these two specific intersections:

A) The intersection of Fourth Street-Country Club Drive and Iowa Highway 3 (South Street); and

B) The intersection of

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    Care Center has new administrator

    Posted June 13, 2019 at 5:00 am

    By Julie Ann Madden

    A Humboldt, S.D., woman takes up the reins of Akron Care Center management.

    Care Center Trustees hired Patricia Raasch at a special meeting on May 29.

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    Trotzig retires from practicing law

    Posted June 13, 2019 at 5:00 am

    By Julie Ann Madden

    He’s taking his “law” memories with him as he begins the next chapter in his life — retirement.

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    Girls golf — second in state!

    Posted June 6, 2019 at 7:51 pm

    By Hank Krause

    The Akron-Westfield girls golf team finished the Iowa State High School Class 1A Golf Tournament as state runner-up.

    A-W finished

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    Jacobson Auto Parts’ fate uncertain

    Posted June 6, 2019 at 7:51 pm

    By Julie Ann Madden

    Akron councilors approved taking steps to terminate the city’s building lease agreement with Jacobson Auto Parts owner Clayton Jacobson at their May 28 meeting.

    Jacobson leases

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    Memorial Day activities planned for May 27

    Posted May 23, 2019 at 5:00 am

    Albert E Hoschler Post 186 Commander Warren Thompson has announced the annual observance of Memorial Day will be held in Akron May 27 with a Memorial program in the park starting at 10:30 a.m.

    Collin Coyle

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    A-W teachers receive 2.07 percent salary raise

    Posted May 23, 2019 at 5:00 am

    By Julie Ann Madden

    Akron-Westfield certified staff received a 2.07 percent total salary package increase per full-time-equivalent as the A-W School Board’s unanimously approved at their May 13 meeting.

    According

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    Tradition the same, place changed – Graduation 2019

    Posted May 23, 2019 at 5:00 am

    Akron-Westfield Class of 2019 celebrated commencement this past Sunday with a few firsts. It was the first time in school history to hold the program in the school’s New Gymnasium, which really isn’t a new

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    Akron receives tree grant

    Posted May 16, 2019 at 5:47 pm

    MidAmerican Energy Company awarded provided $101,683 in “Trees Please!” community grant awards to 61 cities and communities, including Akron.

    The program funds tree-planting projects in public

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    Legion Auxiliary to distribute poppies

    Posted May 16, 2019 at 5:46 pm

    The Albert E. Hoschler American Legion Auxiliary Unit No. 186 will be distributing poppies the morning of Friday, May 24 in Akron.

    The poppies are given freely. Any donations received will go to benefit local area

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    A-W tames the Tigers

    Posted June 13, 2019 at 5:00 am

    By Hank Krause

    On June 6, the Akron-Westfield girls tamed the visiting Trinity Christian Tigers, 10-0 in five innings.

    Jaden Harris took

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    A-W drops a heartbreaker

    Posted June 13, 2019 at 5:00 am

    By Hank Krause

    Akron-Westfield softball traveled to Ireton on Wednesday, June 5, to play the Falcons of West Sioux. The contest was a real pitcher’s dual. Coach Todd Colt intermingled Natalie Nielsen and Megan Meinen to keep

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    Boys lose close one to WS

    Posted June 13, 2019 at 5:00 am

    by Hank Krause

    The Akron-Westfield baseball team travelled to Hawarden to face West Sioux June 5 and lost a heartbreaker, 2-1.

    WS scored two runs in the bottom of the

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    A-W drops game to TC

    Posted June 13, 2019 at 5:00 am

    by Hank Krause

    The visiting Trinity Christian Tigers from Hull were the grateful guests as the Akron-Westfield baseball team dropped a 10-5 decision June 7.

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    A-W upends Wildcats, 8-1

    Posted June 6, 2019 at 7:54 pm

    By Hank Krause

    On May 30, the Akron-Westfield Westerners got after the Woodbury Central Wildcats, of Moville, winning 8-1.

    Akron-Westfield used 11 hits

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    A-W girls whip Hinton

    Posted June 6, 2019 at 7:54 pm

    By Hank Krause

    Lady Westerner Megan Meinen jumped into the circle to face the Hinton Blackhawks on Thursday, May 30.

    Meinen pitched

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    A-W boys open with win against Gehlen

    Posted May 30, 2019 at 11:26 pm

    How do you win a game without any hits? That’s just what the Akron-Westfield baseball team did against the Gehlen Jays May 24 at home in the opener. They defeated Gehlen 2-0 without any hits. As

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    A-W Girls open with a shutout

    Posted May 30, 2019 at 11:25 pm

    By Hank Krause

    The Akron-Westfield girls opened up the 2019 season by shutting out Le Mars Gehlen Catholic on May 22 at home, with a score of 6-0.

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    Girls golf wins regionals and advances to state

    Posted May 30, 2019 at 11:25 pm

    For the sixth straight year the Akron-Westfield girls golf team has advanced to the state golf tournament which is May 28 and 29 in Marshalltown. The team shot 378 for 18 holes, the second lowest score

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    A-W falls to RSM

    Posted May 30, 2019 at 11:24 pm

    by Hank Krause

    Akron-Westfield baseball traveled to Remsen to play the Hawks of Remsen St. Marys May 23 losing to the Hawks, 7-1.

    A-W grabbed the early lead as Reagan

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    The family of

    Posted June 6, 2019 at 7:52 pm

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    requests a card shower for her 80th birthday on June 12

    Cards may be sent to:

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    A-W students have visitor

    Posted May 30, 2019 at 11:22 pm

    At an Akron-Westfield assembly May 22, elementary students were greeted by a unicorn named Marigold Heavenly Nostrils. Marigold and her friend, Phoebe, were on hand courtesy of the Akron Library inviting students to the Summer Reading

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    Mayor declares May 24 Poppy Day in Akron

    Posted May 22, 2019 at 3:54 pm

    At the May 14 Akron City Council meeting, Akron Mayor Sharon Frerichs (l) signs the proclamation declaring this Friday, May 24 as Poppy Day with Albert E. Hoschler American Legion Auxiliary Unit No. 186

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