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Steven Cutler

Royal CC teams place third at ISC meet

Oct 23, 2014 11:11am

WAVERLY - The Colo-Nesco cross country teams both stepped up their performance level at the Iowa Star Conference meet Oct. 16 at the Wartburg College cross country course in Waverly.


The Nevada 6th Grade class and their pumpkins. (Photo by Brett Van Waus)

6th Graders carve pumpkins, Deliver to Nevada residents

Oct 22, 2014 12:56pm

Nevada 6th grade students deliver a carved pumpkin to Doris Andresen, 83, of Nevada Friday. Andresen, a former Colo-Nesco elementary teacher, thanked the students for the kind gesture. (Photo by...

Joel Hutcheson and son Lucas, 13, have been raising funds for the ELIMINATE initiative, along with the Nevada Kiwanis Club, since they heard about UNICEF’s effort to end maternal and neonatal tetanus around the world. Here the two sell lemonade at the Nevada Midtown Market. (Photo submitted by Joel Hutcheson)

Kiwanis Club to hold 2nd annual concert for ELIMINATE

Oct 22, 2014 12:55pm

By Brett Van Waus

The Nevada Kiwanis Club will present its second annual benefit concert to raise funds for the ELIMINATE Project. The concert will be held at Nevada’s Josephine Tope...

James Cheek

Running for Story County Recorder

Oct 22, 2014 12:54pm

Two Nevada residents, James Cheek and Stacie Herridge, are facing off in the race for county recorder this year. Cheek is running on the Democratic ticket and Herridge on the Republican ticket....

Stephen H. Holmes

Two Ames men running for Story County Attorney

Oct 22, 2014 12:54pm

Two Stephens, incumbent Stephen H. Holmes of Ames, a Democrat, and Republican Stephen J. Howell of Ames, are running for the office of Story County Attorney in this year’s election. They have...

Linda Wright, great-granddaughter of former resident Adeline Nicholas, sits at Nicholas’ desk in the Evergreen Lane house and headquarters of the Nevada Historical Society. The photo was taken this past Thursday to coincide with the date a letter was written to a relative in 1920. Adeline Nicholas was born in 1877 and married John S. Roberts in 1894. She lived most of her life in the area around West Bend and died in Fort Dodge in 1963. She took one trip to Washington to visit her sister, Pearl. Nicholas was raised by a farmer and also married to a farmer. The couple raised three children and lost two others in infancy. If you would like to embrace history, join the Nevada Historical Society. There will be an annual membership meeting held at the Evergreen Lane estate (1204 H Ave.). The meeting will begin this Sunday, Oct. 26 at 3 p.m. (Photo by Brett Van Waus)

Nevada Historical Society to hold annual meeting Sunday

Updated: Oct 23, 2014 11:30am

Linda Wright, great-granddaughter of former resident Adeline Nicholas, sits at Nicholas’ desk in the Evergreen Lane house and headquarters of the Nevada Historical Society. The photo was taken...

Veterans Day program at Colo-Nesco High School

Oct 22, 2014 12:51pm

Colo-Nesco invites the public to its Veterans Day program on Nov. 6 at 10 a.m. in the Colo gymnasium. Following the program, there will be a free meal served to all current service men/women,...

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Oct 22, 2014 12:51pm

The Government of the Republic of

Macedonia joins Memorandum of

Understanding with Ethanol Europe

The Government of the Republic of Macedonia this past week joined a Memorandum...

First Christian Church hosts Election Day service

Oct 22, 2014 12:51pm

Everyone is invited to an Election Day communion service at the First Christian Church (250 W. E Ave., Nevada) on Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. Let us all, from every Christian tradition and political party,...

Iowa Arboretum hosts Seed Preservation program

Oct 22, 2014 12:50pm

“Seed Saving for the Home Gardener” will be held Saturday, Oct. 25, at the Iowa Arboretum. The session will be held from 9-11 a.m.

Lisa Burke is an expert in seed preservation. She works in...