Lost

Posted June 30, 2015 at 2:39 pm

Prescription sunglasses while bike riding along Highway 12 between Akron and Hawarden. $25 reward. Call John at 701-339-5048

Other lost items in Akron:

• Camera possibly in Akron City Park

• Key ring with one key on it.

Found:

Cell phone

For these items contact The Akron Hometowner, 568-2208, if found or you have lost the cell phone.

    Ridgewood Open House correction

    Posted June 26, 2015 at 8:33 pm

    Ridgewood Apartments, 260 S. 4th St., Akron, is holding an Open House, Saturday, June 27 (this is the correct date – there was an error in the paper it said May) 2-3:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served.

    Westfield council changes police providers

    Posted June 25, 2015 at 5:00 am

    By Julie Ann Madden

    By unanimous vote, Westfield councilors decided not to accept Akron’s 2015-2016 police services contract which included an increase of $2,000 a year bringing the cost to $8,000 annually.

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    Akron EMS needs volunteers

    Posted June 18, 2015 at 5:00 am

    Akron Emergency Medical Service parked an ambulance near Reed Street to get the message across about the need for volunteers. The sign on the right, says, “Out of service due to lack of volunteers.” If interested,

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    See who’s coming!

    Posted June 17, 2015 at 8:52 pm

    The following is a list of all of the people that have sent in reservations for the Saturday evening banquet and meal. As of June 14 we have 352 people planning on attending just this event.

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    STEM Council awards Scale Up programs across Iowa

    Posted June 17, 2015 at 8:35 pm

    The Iowa Governor’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Advisory Council will impact more than 100,000 Iowa learners through approximately 2,818 educators in year four of the statewide STEM Scale-Up initiative for the 2015-2016 academic year.

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    A-W baseball squad rallies for eighth win

    Posted June 25, 2015 at 5:00 am

    By Steve Peterson

    Akron-Wesfield’s baseball team bounced back from a tough three-game stretch with a 10-4 win over South O’Brien in War Eagle Conference play June 19 in Paullina.

    “Caleb

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    Heartbreak in Hinton for Westerners

    Posted June 25, 2015 at 5:00 am

    By Steve Peterson

    If there ever was a good time to play War Eagle Conference baseball power Hinton, Akron-Westfield seemed to have timing on its side, until the very end, June

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    2015 A-W softball

    Posted June 25, 2015 at 5:00 am

    Akron-Westfield softball team members for 2015 are, front row l to r: Brynn VanEldik, Hannah Boehme, Jessica Hansen, Jordan Neubrand, Danika Smith, Natalie James, Makayla Swancutt. Middle row from l to r: Samantha Johnson, Kammi Bishop,

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    2015 A-W baseball team

    Posted June 25, 2015 at 5:00 am

    Akron-Westfield baseball team members for 2015 are, front row l to r: Damien Ericson, A.J. Nemesio, Schon Mack, Aaron Allard, Cal Eskra, Caleb Colt, Conner Anderson, Reagan Frankl, Aaron Hartman and Kyle Johnson. Back row from

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    A-W Blasts Hinton

    Posted June 25, 2015 at 5:00 am

    By Hank Krause

    The Akron-Westfield Westerner girls played at Hinton on Wednesday, June 17.

    A-W pounded the Blackhawks to the tune of 12-1 to move their overall record to 13-1.

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    A-W girls dominate over WS Falcons

    Posted June 18, 2015 at 5:00 am

    Akron-Westfield senior Ryleigh Schnell swings for a hit in the game against West Sioux. Rylee Negaard is the West Sioux catcher.

    By Hank Krause

    The Akron-Westfield girls

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    Westerners’ bats out last MVAO for win

    Posted June 18, 2015 at 5:00 am

    Cal Eskra pitches for the Westerners in the game against MVAO. He was the winning pitcher.

    By Steve Peterson

    A seven-run first inning led Akron-Wesfield past Maple Valley-Anthon-Oto (MVAO),

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    A-W handles SB-L

    Posted June 18, 2015 at 5:00 am

    By Hank Krause

    Akron-Westfield played in the Le Mars softball tourney on June 12. The tourney was shortened due to rain, which limited A-W to just one game.

    It’s always

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    Happy 75th Birthday

    Posted June 24, 2015 at 8:42 pm

    Marilyn Radtke

    Mom, Grandma and Great-grandma

    With Love and hugs from Her kids, Sherry Jacobs, Butch Liston and Randy Liston, Her Grand Kids, Matt Jacobs, Kyle

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    Engagement announced

    Posted June 18, 2015 at 5:00 am

    John and Mary Wilken, of Akron, proudly announce the engagement of their daughter, Taeji Marie Wilken, to Anthony Michael Ridgway, son of Todd and Colleen Ridgway of Scotland, S.D.

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    90th Birthday

    Posted June 18, 2015 at 5:00 am

    Earl Oetken

    Open House ~ June 26

    6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Akron Care Center

    Great Room

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    Hawarden couple celebrates 65 years

    Posted June 17, 2015 at 8:48 pm

    Vince and Lavonne Hook, of Hawarden, will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on June 27, 2015, with a Mass and family dinner. The couple was married in St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Hawarden on

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    Celebrate 50 years

    Posted June 11, 2015 at 5:00 am

    Tom and Jane Zebus of Akron will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an Open House on Saturday, June 20, 4 – 7 p.m. at Akron Jo’s Cafe. Tom Zebus and the former Jane Schlinz were married June

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    Who’s coming to Akron

    Posted June 10, 2015 at 5:05 pm

    The following is a list of alumni that are planning on attending the Akron and Akron-Westfield All Class Reunion 2015 as of June 8.

    1932 Elvera [Marple] Wilken (2)

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    Akron All-Class reunion update

    Posted June 4, 2015 at 9:27 pm

    New reservations have come in. These are the latest as of June 1. Please be sure to get your RSVP in as soon as possible. Registration deadline has been extended to June 15. We look forward to seeing you in Akron.

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    Couple celebrates 60th

    Posted June 4, 2015 at 9:26 pm

    Marvin and Carol Kroksh, of Akron, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary June 5. Marvin and Carol Dreezen were married at the Adaville United Methodist church, rural Merrill, June 5, 1955. Marvin and Carol

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