TOP HEADLINES


  • Pictured are Pat Riley (top, left), Scott Becker (top, right), Randy Feenstra (above, left) and J.D. Scholten (above, right). [File photos]
    06/02/2020 - 10:19pm

  • Shown are various images from South Central Calhoun's Wave Parade and Commencement Ceremony for the Class of 2020. More pictures are available on The Graphic-Advocate's SmugMug page. [Tyler Anderson/The Graphic-Advocate]
    06/02/2020 - 12:13pm

  • At left, SCC senior Bryce Smidt, seen firing a pitch toward home plate in one of last year’s games at the Ball Park in Lytton, will assume a larger role for the Titan baseball team as one of its three senior leaders. At right, SCC senior catcher Madison Schultz, shown in action during one of last year’s contests at the Titan Diamond in Lytton, is one of three senior leaders returning for the 2020 campaign. [Tyler Anderson/The Graphic-Advocate]
    06/02/2020 - 11:53am

  • U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) speaks on the current situation between the meat processing plants and local livestock producers in his Q&A session held on May 27 at the Calhoun County Farm Bureau building in Rockwell City. [Tyler Anderson/The Graphic-Advocate]
    06/02/2020 - 11:42am

  • According to a May 27 announcement by the City of Lake City, the Lake City Aquatic Center will sit empty this summer. [Tyler Anderson/The Graphic-Advocate]
    06/02/2020 - 11:34am

  • Sophia Wuebker navigates one of her prize hogs during the Calhoun County Expo's Swine Show. The Expo will be downsized, but will return to its roots with 4-H exhibits and various showcases. [File photo]
    06/02/2020 - 11:28am

  • Playgrounds, such as Kids' Kingdom of Rockwell City, may reopen on June 1 under Gov. Kim Reynolds’ latest proclamation made on May 26. [Tyler Anderson/The Graphic-Advocate]
    06/02/2020 - 11:11am

  • The Iowa Department of Natural Resources awarded the City of Lake City funds to remove asbestos from the old Coyote’s building, located off of Main Street. Following the abatement, the building will be demolished. [Tyler Anderson/The Graphic-Advocate]
    06/02/2020 - 10:57am

  • Pat Riley. [Provided photo]
    05/26/2020 - 10:51am

  • Pictured are Scott Becker (left) and Gary Birkey (right). Becker and Birkey are the two District 1 primary candidates for the Calhoun County Board of Supervisors. [Provided photos]
    05/26/2020 - 10:48am

  • Keeping community newspapers in business is not only important, but also crucial, seen recently in the closure of publications in Centerville, Knoxville and Pella. [File photo]
    05/26/2020 - 10:39am

  • Barrel racing is to be one of the main events for this year’s Western Days celebration, which shifted to a one-night only, ranch rodeo in an announcement made on May 18. [Tyler Anderson/The Graphic-Advocate]
    05/26/2020 - 10:31am

  • SCC High School will plan to have its commencement ceremony at 1:30 p.m. on May 31. The news of the updated plans was presented at the SCC school board’s meeting on May 18. [Tyler Anderson/The Graphic-Advocate]
    05/26/2020 - 10:28am

  • Bids for updates related to the Lake City Community Memorial Building (pictured) was brought up to the City Council of Lake City’s latest meeting, held on May 18. [Tyler Anderson/The Graphic-Advocate]
    05/26/2020 - 10:25am
  • 05/26/2020 - 10:16am

News


Pictured are Pat Riley (top, left), Scott Becker (top, right), Randy Feenstra (above, left) and J.D. Scholten (above, right). [File photos]
06/02/2020 - 10:19pm
When ballots are cast, the voters of Calhoun County are spoken. At the end of the day, voters determined who would go on to serve in various positions within Calhoun County and who would go on to the General Election on Nov. 3. Of those who ran for...

Opinion


Bret Richards. [File photo]
06/01/2020 - 10:12pm
  While making calls for Bret Richards recently, I spoke with a woman from Mason City. She shared with me that she had voted by absentee for Bret earlier that week. Her reasoning was exactly why I’m excited to support Bret. She shared with me that...

Sports


At left, SCC senior Bryce Smidt, seen firing a pitch toward home plate in one of last year’s games at the Ball Park in Lytton, will assume a larger role for the Titan baseball team as one of its three senior leaders. At right, SCC senior catcher Madison Schultz, shown in action during one of last year’s contests at the Titan Diamond in Lytton, is one of three senior leaders returning for the 2020 campaign. [Tyler Anderson/The Graphic-Advocate]
06/02/2020 - 11:53am
On May 20, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds made the announcement to allow summer sports. Hours later, schools were provided the go-ahead to play from the Iowa High School Athletic Association and the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union. While a few...

Obituaries

05/22/2020 - 10:24am
Julie Ann (Picht) Monahan, 79, of Branson, Missouri, passed away on Tuesday, May 5, 2020. A celebration of life/gravesite ceremony will be held late this summer, pending COVID-19 stipulations.

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