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Inwood hosts annual July 4th Celebration

Posted July 10, 2014 at 8:47 pm

Inwood welcomed residents and out-of-towners to join in observing the country’s Independence Day with a variety of activities.

The celebration kicked off Wednesday, July 2, with the Cruise-in and Car Show. The following night, the Inwood Fire and Rescued hosted its annual fun night in the park. The evening included games, food and live music by the band, Risky Business.

On Friday, July 4, the activities began bright and early with Kiwanis members serving their annual breakfast, and runners taking off on a 5K or one-mile road race.

The kiddie parade and regular parade started shortly after 10, which was followed by food and games in the park, as well as the tractor pull.

Afternoon activities included a water fight,

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    Lee and Vicki Rath chosen as Family Days Parade Marshals

    Lee and Vicki Rath will serve as this year’s grand marshals for the Larchwood Family Days parade

    The Larchwood couple both grew up in Lyon County, Lee in Rock Rapids and Vicki in George. In 1969 Lee graduated from Central Lyon and headed off to college in Iowa City at the University of Iowa to study accounting. A year later, Vicki graduated from George High School and followed suit. Despite growing up in neighboring towns, the two didn’t meet until they were away at

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    Progress being made

    Posted July 10, 2014 at 8:46 pm

    on A18 bridge overlay

    For the last month, drivers that regularly use county road A18, southwest of Larchwood, have had to find alternative routes. On June 2, crews began a bridge overlay project which took the bridge

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    A storm to remember

    Posted June 25, 2014 at 9:05 pm

    n Monday, June 16, there was the potential for wind with scattered strong thunderstorms, damaging winds, large hail, and possibly tornadoes. As predicted, the storms hit and hit hard.

    Beginning around 4 p.m., rain began

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    Breaking Ground

    Posted June 19, 2014 at 8:20 pm

    commemorative ground breaking ceremony was held on Thursday, June 12, for the new Oak Street Station. Brent Van Regenmorter opened the event with an address at the planned entrance of the new convenience store, service center and

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