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Locks of Love

Posted April 1, 2014 at 2:48 pm

hen Aimee Scholten’s 5-year old daughter, Toni, asked her if she could cut her long hair and give it to a girl that had none, it brought tears to Aimee’s eyes.

“I don’t know if she saw it on TV or heard me mention it before,” Aimee said. “I couldn’t say no after she said it.”

A few weeks ago, they did just that. Aimee and her two daughters, Sophie, 12, and Toni, 5, made an appointment at Images Salon in Inwood where Angie Evans took on the task of cutting their hair and styling it. Afterward, they took their cut ponytails, totaling 35 inches, and mailed them to Locks of Love, along with a hair donation form.

According to the Locks of Love website, the non-profit program

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    Northey tours Calico Skies

    Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey toured northwest Iowa Thursday, Feb. 13, ending the day at Calico Skies Vineyard and Winery near Inwood. The visit included a tour of the facility, as well as an overview from owners and operators, Will and Ashlee Kimberley, on how they started the business from scratch four years ago. They explained its progress and their plans for the future. They also discussed several aspects of the business operation, from its products and services to its vineyard growth and maintenance. Earlier that day, Northey spoke

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    Fire destroys Storden home

    Posted February 20, 2014 at 4:09 pm

    •Family escapes without injury, but loses most

    of possesions

    Storden — The Storden Fire Department received a call a week ago last Wednesday at

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    Career fair held in Irene

    Posted February 20, 2014 at 3:30 pm

    Thursday, Feb. 13, was the date of this year’s Regional Career Fair sponsored by the Southeast Enterprise Facilitation Project (SEFP) since 2004 in the Turner County, McCook County and/or Hutchinson County areas. There were 11 High Schools (Parker, Marion,

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    National Children’s Dental Health Month

    Posted February 20, 2014 at 3:21 pm

    February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, sponsored by the American Dental Association. It aims to raise awareness about the importance of children’s dental care.

    “Sometimes people think that

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    Chancellor Cafe opens with new owners

    Posted February 13, 2014 at 7:28 pm

    In November 2013, Mark Reiners, owner of the Chancellor Cafe closed the doors to the restaurant for the last time. Reiners was retiring and getting out of the business.

    However,

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    Casino cashes out

    Posted February 13, 2014 at 7:14 pm

    he Lyon County Riverboat Foundation (LCRF) announced 12 out of 22 grant applications received funding at the sixth semi-annual Competitive Awards Banquet on Thursday, February 6 at the Grand Falls Casino and Resort.

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West Lyon Herald Archived

    Larchwood City Council

    Freezing temperatures and skyrocketing energy bills were on the minds of Larchwood City Council members during their Monday, Feb. 3 meeting. The council

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