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Grant Tiarks gives the salutatorian speech. Photo by Sandy Cutler

Twenty-nine graduate Sunday from Colo-Nesco High School

May 26, 2016 9:51am

Twenty-nine seniors received diplomas from Colo-Nesco High School Sunday afternoon. The two top awards in the class went to Morgan Dunahoo, valedictorian, and Grant Tiarks, salutatorian.


City talks about possibility of moving ahead with bridge over Highway 30 at S-14

May 26, 2016 9:50am

At Monday’s Nevada City Council meeting, City Administrator Elizabeth Hansen referred council members to the report she had written to update them on the Highway 30 task force.

It read: “We...

Nevada plans improved security for middle schoool

May 26, 2016 9:49am

The Nevada school district will be spending about $73,000 this summer to increase the security at the middle school.

The school board approved the project Monday that was presented by Dave...

Check This Out: May 26-June 1

May 26, 2016 9:48am

Hungry for turkey?

The Nevada American Legion Auxiliary invites the community to a turkey tenders dinner this Friday, May 27. Serving time will be 5-7:30 p.m. Served with the delicious...

Memorial Day benefit in McCallsburg

May 26, 2016 9:48am

A fundraiser dinner will be held Monday, May 30 (Memorial Day) for Debra Johnson.

Johnson suffered a severe stroke at her Story City home last November, and spent seven weeks at Mercy...

Good, Clean Fun

May 26, 2016 9:48am

Since August of 1995, Judy Montgomery has been keeping maintenance caught up at the Nevada Schools. This photo of Judy was turned in by one of her anonymous fans to let her know how much she will...

Successful bike rodeo event held Saturday

May 26, 2016 9:47am

This past Saturday the Nevada Public Safety Department (NPSD) held several events. The first was a bike sale. There were 70 bikes at the start of the day, 48 were sold, and the remainders were...

Pictured during their stop in Nevada, in front of Nevada City Hall, are (from left) filmmakers, Darrell Johnston of Leon and Josiah Laubenstein of Phoenix, Ariz.; Iowa City author Lyell Henry; Jefferson Highway Association treasurer Scott Berka of Colo; and Nevada Mayor Lynn Lathrop. Photos by Marlys Barker

Jefferson Highway takes center stage as filmmakers and author travel the historic route

Updated: May 26, 2016 10:20am

The Nevada Commercial Club entertained with an oyster supper to celebrate the occasion of another major highway coming through Nevada. Just a couple years after the Lincoln Highway was established...

Memorial Day services at Center Grove

May 26, 2016 9:45am

Center Grove Cemetery, east of Cambridge, will hold its Memorial Day services on Sunday, May 29, at 2 p.m.

Nevada Alumni Banquet ticket deadline

May 26, 2016 9:44am

The deadline to buy tickets for the Nevada Alumni Banquet is June 13. Honored five-year classes — please contact Corky Collis at or Allison Bell at We...