An auction for three tracts of Wright County farmland scheduled for Jan. 15 at Cattleman's has been postponed until Monday, Jan. 18. For more information call 641-648-5065.
Juan Gomez was named king and Vanessa Naranjo was named queen of Winter Sports Jan. 11 in the BKHS gymnasium. Attending them were crown bearers Aria Zirbel (daughter of Joel Pals and Shelby Zirbel) and Gavin Didio (son of Ryan and Dawn Didio). Other members of the court included (from left…
The value of Iowa farmland rose slightly in 2020, according to research at Iowa State University. The estimated statewide average of an acre is now $7,559, which is an increase of $127, or 1.7 percent since November 2019.
Belmond-Klemme’s annual Winter Sports celebration will be held next week. Coronation will be held Monday at 7 p.m. in Luick Memorial Gymnasium. Only student’s families will be allowed to attend in person. The coronation will be live- streamed on Belmond-Klemme’s Facebook page.
The Belmond City Council reviewed a water and sewer rate survey Monday night that suggests the city should raise water rates by 16% per year for each of the next five years, and should raise sewer rates 5% per year for two years.
The new Belmond Growth Alliance will be getting right to work when City Hall opens on Monday, Jan. 4. The BGA is a merger of economic development and chamber of commerce activities between the former Belmond Chamber of Commerce, former BIDCO, and the City of Belmond.
The Richard O. Jacobson Foundation has offered up to $500,000 in additional funding for the Colts Corner Daycare project subject to a match from the Luick Memorial Trust.
If you are a mail subscriber to the Independent, you have likely been missing recent issues of the paper or received them late. What we can tell you is: we have mailed them on time as always, but the U.S. Postal Service outside of Belmond is not doing its job.
The Belmond-Klemme National Honor Society held a fundraiser for the Cheer Fund recently, and collected $650 for the local charity. Last week a check was presented to Pastor Katie Pals (center), Brandy Crawford and Krista Carlson (right) by Dora Bobadilla and Abby Bates (left). The other me…