The Belmond Honor Guard fired a salute at the Belmond Cemetery and the St. Francis Cemetery on Memorial Day.
Elementary summer school classes for Belmond-Klemme will run for two weeks this year: July 31 through Aug. 11. Buses will have routes to Rowan, Goodell and Klemme to pick up students, and a free lunch will be available every day.
The Belmond “Revamp the Ramps” Skatepark committee recently received a donation of $1,500 from the Belmond-Klemme Booster Club (BKBK). The check was presented by BKBK representative Deb Jenison to skatepark committee members Dawn Barkema, Brenna Gavin, Joseph Guillen, Connie Mattison and …
The first art show of the summer season at the Jenison Meacham Art Center opens this Sunday, June 4 at 1 p.m. The art work of Belmond-Klemme middle and high school students will be featured. A reception for the youth will be held from 1-4 p.m.
Sixty-three young people graduated May 21 from Belmond-Klemme High School. This year the class voted to wear Columbia blue gowns, which was the school color of Belmond High School decades ago.
This weekend is Memorial Day. Here is information about area activities.
A new two-year contract with the Belmond-Klemme support staff was reached during the first negotiation session with school officials May 9. The district and the staff settled on a $1 hourly raise for bus drivers and a 50¢ hourly increase for all other employees.
Iowa senior citizens and veterans who own their homes should now be applying for the new property tax exemption recently passed by the Iowa Legislature. The deadline is July 1.
Fine Arts Night was held May 12 at Belmond-Klemme Junior-Senior High. An art exhibit was open early in the gym, followed by performances by the bands and choirs after 7 p.m. High school graduation activities continue with Baccalaureate May 17 at 6 p.m. followed by Awards Night at 7 p.m. in…
Belmond’s west water tower will get a makeover later this year. May 15 the city council signed an agreement to have the inside of the 200,000 gallon tower cleaned and the outside painted.
A total of $4,685 was raised at an omelet breakfast for the Dave and Kristen Smith family earlier this month. A fire destroyed the Smith home in April. The Belmond Knights of Columbus sponsored the benefit, along with donations from the community. “This fundraiser just shows what Belmond …
Volunteers are needed to install the veteran crosses May 23 at 2 p.m. near the trail at Main Street in Belmond. (Bring a rubber mallet if you have one.) Following that, the volunteers will install the avenue of flags at the Belmond and St. Francis Cemeteries.
Belmond Boy Scout Troop 16 held a baked potato bar Sunday evening at the Leinbach Center to raise money for summer camp. A large crowd attended the event.