Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds announced April 2 that schools and businesses previously closed because of the Covid-19 outbreak will remain closed through April 30. Previously, it was thought schools might open April 13, but this will not happen now.
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…
Belmond-Klemme students started online learning classes March 20. B-K is one of a small number of districts offering structured classes for students after the governor closed schools due to Covid-19.
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.
The Rainbow 6 Siege team from Belmond-Klemme is the top-ranked team in the state on thw R6 eSports game. The B-K team swept Davenport Central in head to head competition March 3 to take the top spot.