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Inwood Fire & Rescue takes delivery of new ambulance

Posted April 15, 2015 at 7:04 pm

Inwood Fire & Rescue recently took delivery of a 2014 ambulance built by Arrow Manufacturing of Rock Rapids. The new chassis and re-manufactured box cost about $118,000. Of that amount, $97,781 was a Lyon County Riverboat Foundation grant. Financial support from the community at Inwood Fire & Rescue fundraisers paid the remaining costs. The vehicle replaces a 1993 ambulance, which will be sold. Inwood’s rescue squad currently has 14 volunteer members.

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    Two peas in a pod

    By Karma Vander Velde, Courtesy of the Rock Valley Bee

    Two of a kind, two halves that make a whole, and the two shall become one. Anthony and Rose Gacke have proven they fit this bill because they are about to celebrate 70 happy years of marriage.

    On Tuesday, April 10, 1945, at 9 a.m. the two were wed in Larchwood’s St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

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    Trinity Christian hosts

    Posted April 8, 2015 at 3:35 pm

    The War Eagle Conference All-Academic Banquet March 24 was hosted by Trinity Christian High School in Hull. The 12 participating schools from northwest Iowa were Akron-Westfield, Gehlen Catholic, Harris-Lake Park, Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn, Hinton, Marcus-Meridan-Cleghorn, Remsen St.

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    “Hang Ten”

    Posted April 8, 2015 at 3:31 pm

    “Hang Ten”

    The annual West Lyon Junior High spring musical took place Thursday, March 26, under the direction of Kent Knudson and Trish Lombard. The 19-member cast has been practicing since

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    The Science of Everything

    Posted April 8, 2015 at 3:30 pm

    While not every kid wants to dedicate a Saturday to more learning endeavors, many northwest Iowa kids did just that when they recently participated in the fourth

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