The Belmond-Klemme Jazz Band received Division I (Superior) ratings from all three judges at state jazz band contest Jan. 22. B-K was one of two Class 2A jazz bands that received a Superior rating in Fort Dodge.
The Belmond-Klemme school board heard Jan. 19 about the potential problems of hiring replacements for three teachers who are retiring in May. All three teach in areas where there are shortages of certified instructors.
Librarian Sonya Trager provided the city council a report Jan. 3 about the activities at the Talbot Belmond Public Library during fiscal year 2021-22. In-person use of the library has increased since the Covid-19 shutdown.
The Belmond-Klemme boys basketball team led after the first half of the away game in Britt Jan. 31, but could not maintain the momentum.
The Belmond-Klemme girls had hoped to avenge an earlier loss against West Hancock and leapfrog over the Eagles in the conference standings Jan. 31. But the girls suffered a close loss on the road, 52-48, instead.
The Clarion-Goldfield-Dows wrestling team had to win two dual meets Jan. 31 to qualify for the state Class 2A dual wrestling tournament. The Cowboys managed to slip past Algona, but could not defeat Osage.