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Because of some technical difficulties, Page County’s new, digital 911 communication system is now expected to be tested in early December and be put to use by the end of the year.

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Today, National Hospital Day, Nov. 15, Clarinda Regional Health Center announces it will be recognized by the Chartis Center of Rural Health and the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) for overall excellence in Quality, reflecting top quartile performance among al…

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Scott Sump, Chair of the Page County Community Foundation, in partnership with the Clarinda Foundation and the Greater Shenandoah Foundation, announces $12,500 in grants was awarded to four Page County organizations by the Page County Community Foundation Board of Directors.

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Brokaw FFA members have recently competed in soils judging events at both the district level and state level. On Monday, September 24, five Brokaw members competed in the Southwest District Soils Judging contest held at the Armstrong Research Farm near Lewis.

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Activities of the Patriot Guard Riders were reviewed by the featured speaker at the First Sunday program Nov. 4 at the Nodaway Valley Historical Museum in Clarinda.

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Clarinda Regional Health Center CEO Chuck Nordyke has announced CRHC is in the process of changing how our patients receive their bills. Nordyke joined the CRHC team July 1.

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Each year Southwest district and Iowa FFA officers plan and facilitate Greenhand Fire Up Conferences for FFA members in the Southwest district. Atlantic welcomed FFA chapters from all over the Southwest district on October 10.

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Decking the halls is only the beginning for the four Clarinda families participating in the Clarinda Christmas Tour of Homes this year.

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The Iowa Western Community College Board of Trustees voted Monday, Oct. 16, to call for a bond issue to finance replacement of the steam heating system on the Council Bluffs campus.

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Notable episodes from Iowa’s culinary past were recounted during a program Monday, Oct. 29, at the Lied Public Library in Clarinda.

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Clarinda Regional Health Center (CRHC) Chief Executive Officer Chuck Nordyke is pleased to announce CRHC Radiology Manager Greg Jones has been selected to lead a new department of the hospital, Ancillary Services.

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Clarinda Regional Health Center CEO Chuck Nordyke has announced Clarinda native Amy Roop has been named the Director of Clinics and Information Technology.

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             Incumbent Republican Cecil Dolecheck won Page County over James Uhlenkamp for the State House District 24 seat in the elections held Tuesday, Nov. 6.

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Reversing the privatization of Medicaid in Iowa will be Fred Hubbell’s first priority if he is elected governor, the Democratic candidate said Friday, Nov. 2 in Clarinda.

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Paying off three outstanding bond issues in the near future will put Clarinda in the driver’s seat when it comes to funding any future street improvement projects in the city.

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There are not any Page County seats contested for the Nov. 6 election as all the incumbents are looking for another term; supervisor Alan Armstrong, Treasurer Angie Dow, Recorder Brenda Esaias and Attorney Carl Sonksen.

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Voters in Amity and Buchanan townships will be asked if they will allow the board of supervisors to appoint township clerks and trustees rather than use an election.

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Brittany Sites of Bedford was one of 80 Central College students performing in a concert that features the College-Community Chorus and Orchestra and the A Capella Choir performing Carl Orf’s “Caramina Burana” in the newly renovated Douwstra Auditorium.

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Page County Assessor Peggy Smith’s recent announcement to retire Dec. 31 has made the county supervisors reschedule their work for remodeling portions of the third story of the courthouse.

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The Page County Extension office will offer the Ornamental and Turfgrass Applicators Continuing Instructional Course for commercial pesticide applicators on Wednesday, Nov. 7. The program can be seen at the Page County Extension office at 311 E. Washington St. in Clarinda.

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Information about the Patriot Guard Riders will be provided during the First Sunday program beginning at 2 p.m. on Nov. 4 at the Nodaway Valley Historical Museum, 1600 South 16th St. in Clarinda.

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  Issues of particular concern to rural Iowans are not being adequately addressed, the state’s former First Lady said in Clarinda Saturday, October 27.

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Call the Nov. 6 election a “last time” because voting rules turn more stringent on Jan. 1.

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Page County Board of Supervisors approved a $500 a year stipend to Brandy Powers for being the coordinator of the county’s safety committee.

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Thirty-three Brokaw FFA members of Clarinda competed in the Northwest Missouri State University Agriculture Judging Contests held at the NWMSU campus on October 4th. The chapter saw eleven members compete in the Livestock Judging competition, six members compete in the Horse Judging competit…

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The 24th Annual Clarinda Sings Concert is scheduled for 3 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 18 in the Clarinda High School Auditorium. This event began in 1995 as an annual fundraiser to support the works of the Clarinda Foundation and continues for that same reason today. Over the years this event has bec…

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For the first time, a restaurant in southwest Iowa has won the Iowa Pork Producers Association Best Breaded Pork Tenderloin contest. Three C’s Diner of Corning took home the 2018 top award with their ‘Award Winning Hand-Breaded Tenderloin,’ so named as it took home 2nd place in 2015.

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The Clarinda Regional Health Center (CRHC) hosted a ground-breaking ceremony Monday, Oct. 15 at the Villisca Family Health Center located at 309 South 5th Avenue.

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Cardinal Theatre will present its fall play, “The Triangle Factory Fire Project,” at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 2 and Saturday, Nov. 3. Tickets are available.

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Twenty-eight members of Iowa Farm Bureau Federation’s (IFBF) Ag Leaders Institute visited Washington, D.C. on Sept. 11-14 to share concerns with Iowa’s U.S. congressmen and senators and trade officials on legislative issues that could impact their family farms.

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Iowa’s pheasant hunters can expect to find more birds this fall when they head to the fields, predict state wildlife experts. That forecast is based on the recently completed statewide population survey of pheasants, quail, partridge, cottontail rabbits and jackrabbits.

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The Page County Democrats will be hosting Democracy Day on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Lied Public Library Pavilion in Clarinda. The pavilion is on E. Grant St. between S. Glenn Miller Ave. and S. 15 St. In case of rainy, cold weather, we will gather in the library at 10…

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Prioritizing street improvements was part of a Clarinda City Council discussion on future capital projects as part of their meeting Wednesday, Oct. 10.

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“We must remember these American Heroes and speak their names when we see their family members. We can never forget those who sacrificed everything for our freedom,” said Bill Williams, co-creator of the Remember our Fallen memorial.

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Clarinda City Council is expected to approve water and sewer rate increases to begin next year to pay for a new water treatment plant. Rate proposals were reviewed during the council’s meeting Wednesday, Oct. 10.