Storm warning in Everly

The old gridiron in Everly will soon become a field of dreams for one upstart football team. Believe it or not, competitive sports are returning to the small Clay County community thanks to the...

4 vying for Clay County Fair Queen crown

Four young ladies will compete for the title of Clay County Fair Queen on Sunday, April 28, at the Clay County Regional Events Center. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the contest. Contestants...

AgState seeks to buy city land for scale project

The Royal City Council indicated willingness to sell a parcel located near the AgState elevator and agreed to take the required legal steps to complete the transaction. During the council meeting on April 17, North Region Leader Jason Huff said...

04/25/24: Crime, Courts, Accidents & Incidents

• Traffic Patrick Leon Murphy, Newell, Failure to Reduce Speed. Ethan Adam Tyler, Alton, Dark Windows. Krishan Lai, Fresno, Calif., Violation of Safety Regulations; No Fuel Permit. Alyssa Marie Heeren, Paullina, Speeding. Darnell Lamar Griffis,...

Grassley: Congress can lend farmers a helping hand

We celebrated National Agriculture Week last month on the heels of a new industry census, which the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) issues every five years. The report spotlights short-term...

Battling the elements

Competing as a full team for the first time, Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn lost to South O'Brien by just five strokes in a War Eagle Conference girls' golf dual. The Wolverines earned the 247-252 win on a...

Looking to break through

Playing on a very windy day at Sanborn Golf and Country Club, Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn could not keep pace with South O'Brien during a 186-203 loss. The War Eagle Conference boys' golf dual was played...

Letters: Was Allah sleeping?

To the editor: There was a story from many centuries ago about a King Ahab and Queen Jezebel, who worshipped Baal, who let them do what they wanted. A prophet named Elijah challenged the leaders to a showdown. They built an altar on Mount Carmel...

Remarks From the Reverend

Author’s Note: This is the fourth of a series of devotionals from Psalm 146. “Who keeps truth forever, ...” ” – Psalm 146:6b As we continue our look at Psalm 146, we are finding our hope...

I.E.F Women's Club marks 50th anniversary

The I.E.F. Women's Club celebrated 50 years of "Ideas, Enthusiasm and Fun" on April 15. All five decades of the club were represented with former and current members enjoying the evening filled with...

CC/E students perform in NWI Honor Choir

Clay Central/Everly Elementary was represented by seven fifth and sixth grade students last week at the Northwest Iowa Honor Choir in Sioux Center. Hundreds of students represented northwest Iowa in...

04/25/24: Community Calendar

Everly firefighters hosting breakfast The Everly Firefighter’s Association will host its annual breakfast fundraiser on Sunday, April 28 from 8 a.m.-1 p.m., at the fire station. Free will donations will be accepted. Proceeds go towards the new...

04/25/24: Area Happenings & Accomplishments

NWI fishing report Area water temperatures have started to slowly rise and are in the low to mid-50s. Most area lakes are at or above crest. Most courtesy docks are in place. The walleye season is...

From Our Files

• April 28, 1949 Six Hartley FFA Chapter members attended the 21st annual state convention. Darold Rost played in the State Future Farmer Band, and Bob Gonnerman, Ronald Albert, Fred Schoelerman and Gordon Dodge sang in the Glee Club. Merlyn and...

David J. Moermond, 67, Urbandale

David James Moermond, 67, of Urbandale, passed away on Tuesday, April 16, 2024, at Unity Point - Iowa Methodist Hospital in Des Moines. He was born in Primghar on May 11, 1956, to Jacob and Ruth...

Bernard D. 'Bernie' Campbell, 80, Hartley

A memorial service for Bernard D. “Bernie” Campbell was held Saturday, April 20, 2024, at the First Baptist Church in Spencer. Warner Funeral Home assisted with the arrangements. Bernard “Bernie” Dale Campbell passed quietly into Heaven...

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