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Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 4:15pm
Reports of an American alligator spotted at South Central Calhoun Elementary School last week were not exaggerated. Of course, the alligator, a 7- to 8-year-old named Bog, wasn’t exactly on the loose in the building. It came with Blank Park...
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 4:13pm
Nate Lamphier had considered joining the military, but never took any steps beyond thinking about such service. Then Sept. 11, 2001, happened. As he watched friends join the military, he decided he needed to, as well. In 2009, Lamphier joined the U....
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 4:09pm
When Shannon Mahannah began to struggle with college, her stepfather, a military veteran, made a decision for her. Her stepfather told her she would be enlisting in the military and he drove her to a recruiter’s office, where she decided to...
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 4:08pm
At Macke Motors last week, Jolene Beenen, a North Central Correctional Facility captain, walked several dozen women through exercises that could help them escape from an assailant. Gus and Nancy Macke offered to host the self defense class, which...
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 4:05pm
The new radar signs, which the City of Lake City purchased with help from an Iowa Communities Assurance Pool grant earlier this year, are reaping all kinds of data. City Administrator Eric Wood told the city council Nov. 5 the signs record vehicle...
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 4:04pm
As a young wrestler at Rockwell City/Lytton High School, Brian Sexton learned a lot from Coach Tom Hildreth. “He was great at leading kids and knew how to motivate them,” Sexton said in a phone interview with The Graphic-Advocate last...
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 4:03pm
West Sioux High School’s football team may have viewed the South Central Calhoun Titans as rivals on the field Nov. 2, but they didn’t let that stop them from remembering the team and its community as people grieving the death of a young...
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