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Earlville Hosting Benefit Truck and Tractor Pull to Help Prairieburg

Earlville Hosting Benefit Truck and Tractor Pull to Help Prairieburg

It’s all about neighbors helping neighbors at the Tri-State Raceway in Earlville this weekend. The Gettin’ Hooked Pulling Association is hosting the Earlville Benefit Truck and Tractor Pull on Saturday. Randy Nefzger says all proceeds will help with renovations at Baker Park in Prairieburg following last month’s tornado. There will be a variety of classes

McGregor Trying to Return to Normal After Tornado

The town of McGregor is trying to get back to normal after a small tornado struck its historic downtown area last Wednesday night. McGregor Chamber President Katie Ruff says most of the downtown businesses have reopened. The EF-1 twister, with wind speeds of up to 110 miles an hour, hit McGregor’s Main Street. Two buildings

HS State Baseball: Beckman Advances to Semifinal

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The top-seeded Beckman Blazers defeated the Denver Cyclones 7-1 in a Class 2A quarterfinal game Monday afternoon at Principal Park in Des Moines. The Blazers scored five runs through the first three innings on the way to the programs 16th first round win in their 18th state tournament appearance. Blazer junior

Great Jones County Fair Week

The Great Jones County Fair is going on in Monticello this week. The concert line-up kicked off Thursday night with a packed house for Nickelback and Daughtry (by the way, Kid Rock was announced as the fair’s rock act for 2018). Fair Manager John Harms says they were thrilled to be able to book Thomas