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    Belmond businesses are doing what they can to serve at least some of their customers during the Covid-19 outbreak. The Lyric Theater, for example, has been selling curbside snacks on weekend evenings from 5 to 7 p.m. (Note new time.) Above, Jaydon Gansen (center) takes payment for tubs o…

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  Dozens of bald eagles have been feasting on fish in Morse Lake (west of Belmond) the past couple of weeks. The lake is being drained for rehabilitation and to kill invasive species. The low water level has made it easy for the birds — adults and juveniles — to feed on the fish caught in th…

   The winning bid to replace the bleachers in the Belmond-Klemme Junior/Senior High School came in more than $16,000 under the architect’s estimate. The B-K school board accepted a bid March 5 of $114,900 to install the new bleachers in Luick Memorial Gymnasium.

Obituaries

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  Marcia (Stoltenberg) Brade, 76, died Feb. 25, 2020 after a m…

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  Raymond Keith Ellingston, 87, Belmond, died March 26, 2020 a…

  Daryl “Barney” Paul Dillon, 94, Hampton, died March 17, 2020…

  Susan Polzin, 63, Dows, died March 20, 2020 at MercyOne Nort…

   Former Wright County Sheriff Vernon Elston, 87, died March …

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