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Mitch Osborn, Harlan A.D. and basketball coach, to retire but may be back as coach

Harlan activities director and boys basketball coach Mitch Osborn will retire from his full-time commitments with the school, effective June 30. He hasn’t closed the door on returning to coach, however.


Chase Mullenix takes the Dual Sport Athlete challenge

On Saturday, Jan. 5, Chase Mullenix took to the mats for the Rollin Dyer Invitational in his home gymnasium. The talented 170-pounder senior from Atlantic swept his way through his weight class, picking up a pair of pinfall victories before out-dueling Sergeant Bluff-Luton’s Bradyn Barclay 12-8 in t


Community Calendar: Meetings and events in Council Bluffs and southwest Iowa

• Elks Lodge TGIF Dinner — 6 to 8 p.m., 380 McKenzie Ave. Call 712-323-2589 or find Elks Lodge 531 Council Bluffs on Facebook for weekly menu. • Southwest lowa Narcotics Anonymous — Noon, Let It Be, New Litehouse, 200 16th Ave.; 6:30 p.m., Just for Today, Faith Community Church, 2701 N. Eighth St.,


Wrestling Results Thursday, January 17th

106: Degan Schweitzer (CARR) over Cooper Greenslade (ADM) (Fall 1:31) 113: Jaxson Kuhlmann (CARR) over (ADM) (For.) 120: Carter Drake (CARR) over Cole Williamson (ADM) (TF 20-4 6:00)


Chili Contest at Elk Horn Public Library Rescheduled

ELK HORN - Cold weather resulted in a delay of the "reveal" of the new addition at the Elk Horn Public Library - and the Chili Cook Off planned for the event, as well. The open house was moved to Saturday, Feb. 2, because library officials were concerned about cold temperatures forecast for its orig


Roundup: A.L. boys take down T.J.

The latest edition of the Abraham Lincoln-Thomas Jefferson boys basketball rivalry went to A.L. on Thursday night, as the Lynx topped Thomas Jefferson 65-40. Abraham Lincoln had 12 players score. The Lynx led by 10 at halftime and pushed the lead to as high as 30 points before rolling home.


Roundup: Lynx take two wins at Heelan

SIOUX CITY – Abraham Lincoln upended Class 4-A No. 8 Sioux City Heelan 43-36 in a Missouri River Conference prep girls basketball game Friday. The Lynx sealed the win by making nine free throws in the fourth quarter. Julia Wagoner led A.L. with 13 points.


Wisconsin Man Believed To Be Responsible For Local Burglaries As Well As Many More Across Iowa And Minnesota

After burglaries in Templeton and Dedham Wednesday night, a suspect, 43-year-old Eric Todd Hall of Wisconsin, was spotted at Prairie Meadows Casino in Altoona by an off-duty Guthrie County Deputy. The deputy contacted Polk County authorities, who responded and arrested Hall, who initially resisted.


Audubon School Board Now Searching For A Principal

AUDUBON - Audubon Community Schools will see some changes in the new school year. With current Superintendent Brett Gibbs taking an early retirement package, the district held a superintendent search, a contract offer was made to Eric Trager, the current Audubon fifth through 12th grade rincipal.


Serial Burglar Taken Into Custody After Two Local Robberies

After break-ins at restaurant/bars in Templeton and Dedham last night (Wednesday), a suspect was reportedly identified and taken into custody. Authorities believe the man is responsible for a large number of business burglaries that have occurred across the state, including those that occurred in th


JV Wr. Recap: Lo-Ma Invitational

Jr. Varsity Wrestling Recap – Lo-Ma Invitational. Bracket 2: Jacob Polzin (MV) was pinned by Ethan Follmann (Atlantic-CAM), 1:30; pinned Mikey Dose (Und), 1:07; was pinned by Kaleb King, 1:25. Third place.


Missing Iowa girl found in Texas

MARION COUNTY, Iowa (KCRG) - The Iowa Department of Public Safety said a missing teen from southern Iowa was found in south Texas Friday morning. Liberty Boley, 14, was located Friday morning in southern Texas. Few details are being released but officials said she is safe and is in the custody of st


Thursday's late prep report

* AHSTW 50, Logan-Magonlia 49: The Vikings finished a four-game home stretch with their second win in a row Thursday night in Avoca.The Vikings were led by Raydden Grobe with 12 points, and Blake Osbahr with 11 points. Lo-Ma’s Matt Soetmelk led all scorers with 23.


Audubon Citizen of the Year goes out of his way to help others

AUDUBON - Citizen of the Year and Junior Citizen of the Year were named during Saturday night’s Celebrate Audubon event at the St. Patrick’s Parish Center in Audubon. Tim Wahlert, owner and operator of Wahlert Soil Conservation, was last year’s Citizen of the Year and he announced the 2018 Citizen,


St. Albert girls tie school record with 11 3-pointers in victory over Harlan

St. Albert coach Dick Wettengel thought his team hadn’t shot all season like it could have, especially during a recent stretch of six losses in seven games. He hopes St. Albert got it turned around Friday when the Saintes tied a school record with 11 3-pointers in a 79-57 Hawkeye Ten conference win


Four game skid ends with back to back wins

AUDUBON - The start of the second half of the season did not go as hoped for the Audubon girls basketball team, but after two wins this week, things are starting to look up again.


Popular Midwest Retailer To Close Remaining Iowa Stores

If you've traveled the midwest, primarily in the state of Wisconsin, you've no doubt seen a Shopko store or two. Well, you can add them to the growing list of retailers closing their doors. The Wisconsin based store filed for bankruptcy this week reporting liabilities between $1 and $10 billion.

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One Killed In Harrison County Crash

A Persia, Iowa man is dead and two Council Bluffs residents were hospitalized after a head-on crash in Harrison County Tuesday night. Authorities say around 7:00, 28 year old Cody Grandmont was westbound on Highway 30 near Missouri Valley when his vehicle crossed the center line colliding with an ea


Atlantic man charged with child endangerment following OWI arrest

(Atlantic) -- An Atlantic man is behind bars on child endangerment and alcohol charges. Atlantic Police Chief Dave Erickson says 41-year-old Jason Albert was arrested for OWI, first offense, and child endangerment on Tuesday. He was taken to the Cass County Jail on $2,000 cash or surety bond. Furthe


Spartans hope to move on from Tuesday night thriller

ELK HORN- After a close battle on Tuesday night with the Ar-We-Va Rockets, Exira-Elk Horn-Kimballton will look to learn from some mistakes made in that game, as they prepare for a road game at West Harrison.