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Midkota adds three to teaching staff

Posted September 11, 2014 at 3:59 pm

By Sherry Lind | Editor

Midkota has three new members on its teaching staff. Two are at the elementary school in Binford and one at the high school in Glenfield.

Jeff Ringstad is the new social studies/geography/history teacher for the secondary school. He graduated from Mayville State University in May 2014 with a B.S. in Education with a social studies composite. He says that he is “very lucky” to have gotten a teaching position near where he lives so soon after graduation. “I’ve wanted to teach all my life.” But, like for many of us, life

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    Hanson and Hackman crowned King and Queen

    Hanson and

    Hackman crowned King and Queen

    Photo by Dutton’s Valley Gallery

    Crowned the 2014 Griggs County Central Homecoming King and Queen were Justin Hanson and Mariah Hackman. Making up the Homecoming court were senior girls Jadin Carlson, Chelsea Ellefson, Nicole Samson, and Taylor Zimprich and senior boys Beau Beattie, Hunter Engel, Kevin Heinz, and Riley Nelson

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    General election is Nov. 6

    Posted November 1, 2018 at 1:56 pm


    The general election will be Tuesday, Nov. 6 with polls open from 7 a.m.-9 p.m. at eight voting precincts throughout Lyon County. Pre-registered voters are

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    Ministering across the miles

    Posted November 1, 2018 at 1:56 pm


    In July, members of Western Iowa Synod, including two members of Inwood’s Bethlehem Lutheran Church, were able to see the

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    Lynette Marie Valdez

    Posted October 25, 2018 at 1:42 pm

    Lynette Marie Valdez, age 70 of Westbrook formerly of Story City, IA, passed away Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at Sanford Medical Center in Sioux Falls after a short illness.  Memorial Services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday,

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    Halloween parade

    Posted October 25, 2018 at 1:39 pm

    The Westbrook Women’s Club is organizing a Halloween Parade for Wednesday, October 31 at 4:30 p.m.

    The parade will start at the library and then go down

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