Still a risk

Posted September 12, 2018 at 5:37 pm

Summer may be coming to a close but those pesky mosquitos aren’t taking a hike out of Iowa for a few months yet. That’s right. The fall weather will not stop those guys. Not only will they still be a painful nuisance, but there’s also still the risk of contracting the West Nile Virus and other diseases.

Please see this week’s edition of the West Lyon Herald for the full story.


    Larchwood city council hears requests

    During the last Larchwood City Council meeting, two requests were brought to the council for consideration.

    The first request involved the placement of a stop sign. According to city council minutes, Tom Nesseth asked for a four-way stop to be placed at the corner

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    Rodeo leaves its mark

    Several area riders were among the hundreds of youth who competed in the third of five fall-season rodeo events on the Iowa Junior High and High School Rodeo Association circuit in Larchwood Saturday-Monday, Sept. 1-3, looking to add to their points totals. Local businesses also benefited from the additional traffic in town for the three-day event over the holiday weekend.

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    Masters Store and Hotel

    Posted August 30, 2018 at 4:01 pm

    Walnut Grove lost a landmark on July 26, 2018, although its loss was likely mourned by few people. On that day, the Masters Hotel, built in 1875, was taken down because it was

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    The race continues

    Posted August 23, 2018 at 5:09 pm

    Cottonwood County Commissioner District #1 is down to 2 candidates for the November election after the Primary Election on Tuesday, August 14.

    Results are listed

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    Walnut Grove blaze destroys frame shop

    Posted August 23, 2018 at 5:09 pm

    Just before noon last Thursday Walnut Grove fire fighters were called to Chad Cooley’s Frame Shop on County Road 5 to put out a fire in the bays of Cooley’s shop. According to Cooley, he

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    Midway Deflated

    Posted August 23, 2018 at 5:09 pm

    The Cottonwood County Fair was much less noisy this year. The reason for that is because there were no carnival rides on the midway. The Cottonwood County Fair Board learned earlier this summer that

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