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OAKLAND – Essex/South Page senior Daniel Ohnmacht threw a three-hit complete game shutout and the Trojan bats also performed well in a 10-0 win over Riverside, Thursday, July 11 in a Class 1A District 14 1st round game.

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The deadline for Iowa disaster survivors to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for recovery assistance has been extended to Tuesday, July 16, 2019. The deadline to apply for a low-interest disaster loan from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) also has been…

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Long term recovery vouchers from The Salvation Army are available to those in need from Harrison, Pottawattamie, Mills, or Fremont County IA.

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The Essex School Board appointed Lori Racine as a new school board member at a special meeting on June 12. Racine was one of two applicants who applied for the position.

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ESSEX – The Essex/South Page Trojans scored double digit runs for the second time in as many games, but again lost as West Harrison earned a 22-12 win in five innings, Tuesday, June 4.

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The Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) held an ad-hoc conference call on May 29 with governmental entities and members of the press to update them on current runoff conditions and operational decisions being made in response to those conditions. John Remus, Chief of the Missouri River Basin Wat…

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The Iowa Department of Transportation will hold a public information meeting Tuesday, June 11, to discuss the proposed improvements to Iowa Highway 2, just east of the Missouri River, in Fremont County. This meeting will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the Sidney High School Commons at 2754 K…

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All teams, team members, survivors, caregivers, sponsors, and community members are invited to the annual Relay for Life of Fremont and Page counties on Sunday, June 9, at the Andersen Park in Essex. This is an American Cancer Society event designed to educate the community, celebrate surviv…

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NEOLA – The Essex Trojanettes advanced to a Class 1A regional final with a runner-up score of 468 at Quail Run Country Club, Monday, May 13 in the first round of regionals.

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GRISWOLD – The Essex Trojans earned a Corner Conference golf dual win in Griswold, Thursday, April 25 while the Trojanettes lost to the Tigers.

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SHENANDOAH – The Essex Trojanettes and Sidney Cowboys earned Corner Conference golf wins, Thursday, April 18 at Shenandoah’s American Legion Country Club, which is Essex’s home course this season.

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CORNING – The Shenandoah Fillies won their second track and field meet of the week, capturing the Timberwolf Invitational, Thursday, April 18.

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The National Weather Service held a Spring Flood Outlook webinar on April 4, updating information about expected precipitation and flood possibilities in the MissouriRiver Basin and other drainage areas. While mountain snowpack melt is not expected to be an additional burden, in the eastern …

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The Iowa Finance Authority announced a new down payment assistance program for first-time and repeat home buyers. The program offers a 0% loan for up to five percent of the sale price or $5,000, whichever is less and is repayable upon refinance or sale of the home.

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For several weeks now, the Iowa Cattlemen’s Association has been working to help producers across the state adjust to the inclement and disastrous weather that has plagued Iowa. On April 11, 2019, USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director Amanda De Jong announced emergency Cons…

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U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley visited with area residents at the GeorgeC.GrapeCommunityHospital in Hamburg after a tour of the flood damage on March 29, 2019.

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On April 1, 2019, MidAmerican Energy Company announced it will deliver and install emergency generators to western Iowa customers in flooded areas who are without electricity, live in homes that are not flooded, and whose homes are deemed safe for the temporary hookups.

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United States Attorney Marc Krickbaum announced on April 2, 2019, Carol S. Jennings, age 57, of Riverton, was sentenced by United States District Court Judge Stephanie M. Rose for bank fraud. Jennings was sentenced to five years of probation and ordered to pay $77,247.47 in restitution. As p…

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CLARINDA – Shenandoah’s Logan Hughes and Essex’s Riley Jensen won the shot put and high jump respectively at Clarinda’s Lady Cardinal Relays, Tuesday, April 2.

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Flash Flood Warning BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED Flash Flood Warning National Weather Service Omaha/Valley Nebraska Issued by National Weather Service Hastings NE 10:37 AM CDT SATURDAY MAR 16, 2019 The National Weather Service in Omaha has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for... A …

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A full house attended Waubonsie State Park's annual public meeting on January 29. These meetings are held to tell the public about the condition of the park, past achievements and new plans, and governmental issues that could affect the park in any way.  They are also a good opportunity to r…