Tindall receives scholarship

Posted March 31, 2017 at 3:15 pm

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photo courtesy of Dennis Morrice, KLEM Radio

Le Mars Area Chamber of Commerce Agriculture Committee member Kevin Eekhoff (l) presented Akron-Westfield senior Danika Tindall with a $500 Ag Division scholarship. The presentation was made during the Chamber’s annual Ag Luncheon March 21.

‘Gitchie Girl’ authors share story with library patrons

On Feb. 2, many came to the Akron Public Library to learn about northwest Iowa’s 1973 mass murders of four teenage boys and the lone survivor, a 13-year-old girl who became known as the “Gitchie Girl.” Authors Sandy and Phil Hamman of Sioux City told the crowd about the book they’ve written as Phil was one of the boys’ best friends.

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