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  • Mike Anderson (right) gets sworn in as Rockwell City’s new Chief of Police by Mayor Phil Heinlen (left) in a small ceremony held on Jan. 9 at City Hall in Rockwell City. Anderson has been in law enforcement for 25 years. [Provided photo]
    01/19/2021 - 11:29am

  • SCC senior standout Brennan Holder turns downfield during the Titans' 40-7 over Pocahontas Area on Sept. 18 at the PAC Athletics Complex in Pocahontas. Holder announced his commitment to join Northwestern College’s football program on Jan. 10. [Tyler Anderson/The Graphic-Advocate]
    01/19/2021 - 11:20am

  • SCC junior wrestler Blake McAlister pins East Sac County's Garrett Quirk for his 100th victory, which took place at the Twin Lakes Conference Wrestling Tournament, held on Saturday on the campus of Sioux Central High School in Sioux Rapids. [Tyler Anderson/The Graphic-Advocate]
    01/19/2021 - 11:12am

  • The Blizzard of Jan. 15 brought plenty of snowfall to The Graphic-Advocate area, as seen with Blakelyn Dusenberry (left) and Deagan Dusenberry (right), as they sit atop of a snowdrift on Jan. 15 in Lake City. [Photo courtesy of Brittanie Dusenberry]
    01/19/2021 - 11:05am

  • SCC sophomore Riley Batta drives to the hoop during the second half of the Titans’ 56-29 victory over Alta-Aurelia, which took place this past Saturday in Alta. [Tyler Anderson/The Graphic-Advocate]
    01/19/2021 - 11:01am

  • Titans’ junior forward Josh Dietrich goes up strong during the first half of a Twin Lakes Conference matchup between SCC and Alta-Aurelia, which took place this past Saturday at the A-A High School Gym in Alta. [Tyler Anderson/The Graphic-Advocate]
    01/19/2021 - 10:53am

  • Dr. Susan Hornback delivered the first baby of 2021 at Stewart Memorial Community Hospital. As the first baby born in 2021 at Stewart Memorial Community Hospital, Madden Thomas and his parents, Daylon and Alex Hardy, were presented a basket of gifts from staff at Stewart Memorial Community Hospital. [Provided photo]
    01/19/2021 - 10:42am

  • The ISU Extension and Outreach office of Calhoun County will offer virtual Private Pesticide Application courses from Feb. 11 to April 6. [Provided photo]
    01/19/2021 - 10:29am

  • The Calhoun County Board of Supervisors situated county boards and committees for the New Year at their organizational meeting, held on Jan. 4 at the Calhoun County Courthouse in Rockwell City and through the Zoom teleconferencing platform. [Tyler Anderson/The Graphic-Advocate]
    01/12/2021 - 11:16am

  • Colten Riley (pictured above) was officially sworn in as a Lytton City Council member on Jan. 4 at Lytton City Hall. [Tyler Anderson/The Graphic-Advocate]
    01/12/2021 - 11:14am

  • SCC senior grappler Jaydon Maschke applies the headlock as he pins West Central Valley’s Bodhi Mains in the 160 lbs. title match at the Crusader Invitational, held this past Saturday at the CR-B Gymnasium in Coon Rapids. [Tyler Anderson/The Graphic-Advocate]
    01/12/2021 - 11:05am

  • SCC senior point guard Cole Corey lands the slam dunk during the third quarter of the Titans’ 63-26 conference victory over St. Mary’s of Storm Lake, held this past Friday at the SCC Middle School Gymnasium in Rockwell City. [Tyler Anderson/The Graphic-Advocate]
    01/12/2021 - 11:01am

  • SCC senior Brielle Korleski drives through traffic and to the hoop during the first half of a Twin Lakes Conference matchup between the Titans and St. Mary’s of Storm Lake this past Friday at the SCC Middle School Gymnasium in Rockwell City. [Tyler Anderson/The Graphic-Advocate]
    01/12/2021 - 10:58am

  • Shown above is One World Trade Center, also known as the Freedom Tower. SCC High School students may have a chance to visit New York City, with an information meeting set for 6 p.m on Thursday. [File photo]
    01/12/2021 - 10:52am

  • Pictured above is the southwestern portion of North Twin Lake. The Calhoun County Board of Supervisors will hold a virtual town hall meeting on the County Dock Management Area at the southwest corner of North Twin Lake at 7 p.m. on Jan. 19 via Zoom. [File photo]
    01/12/2021 - 10:48am

News


Mike Anderson (right) gets sworn in as Rockwell City’s new Chief of Police by Mayor Phil Heinlen (left) in a small ceremony held on Jan. 9 at City Hall in Rockwell City. Anderson has been in law enforcement for 25 years. [Provided photo]
01/19/2021 - 11:29am
Anderson becomes new Rockwell City Police Chief Within the fabric of a city or a community, there are plenty of important departments and entities. There’s the city council, the public works department and the local police department. No matter...

Opinion

01/14/2021 - 11:47am
From My Desk Welcome to the first Minute with Mike of the first session of the 89th General Assembly. First of all, I want to want to thank the voters of House District 10 for this unbelievable opportunity to serve you in this beautiful building....

Sports


SCC freshman grappler Scout Rohlfs pins her opponent in a match held earlier this season. Rohlfs, along with sophomore Delanie Westcott and freshman Evelyn Kramer, will compete at the IWCOA Girls State Wrestling Tournament set for this weekend at the Xtream Arena in Coralville. [Tyler Anderson/The Graphic-Advocate]
01/19/2021 - 11:24am
In its third year of existence, the IWCOA Girls State Wrestling Tournament – put on by the Iowa Wrestling Coaches and Officials Association – has grown exponentially. After two years of being held at the Waverly-Shell Rock High School Gymnasium in...

Obituaries

01/06/2021 - 2:00pm
Johnny N. Onnen passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020. He was born in Lake City on July 25, 1947. He was the first-born child of Orville John Onnen and Kathryn Vought Onnen. He grew up and attended schools in Rockwell City. He was a member of the...

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