2009

  Five members of the Belmond-Klemme baseball team received all-conference recognition: Adam Funke, first team and second team, all-district outfield; Heath Tulp, first team; James Brooks, second team; Justin Meyer, second team; and Travis Been, honorable mention.

1999

  Work continues on Belmond’s new medical clinic. The forms being set up for the concrete basement walls are in a very deep hole which will allow for ten-foot basement ceilings.

1989

  Volunteers erected a new sign at the southeast corner of City Park. Jerry Dorr donated his labor to build the sign from plans given to him by Jim Mason, landscaper from Ames. Iowa Electric employees donated their time to drill holes in the ground and hoist the sign into place. Scott Suntken, who is working on his Eagle Scout award, stained the board for the sign before it was erected.

1979

  New owners operating the Dairy Sweet Drive In are Jim and Audrey Borcherding. They have two daughters: Valerie, a senior at Belmond High School, and Vonda, a sophomore.

1969

  Four members of the Iowa Hawkeyes 4-H Club -- Dave Nelson, Dale Arends, Irv Meier and Phil Meier -- were chosen at the Wright County Fair to present a demonstration at the Iowa State Fair.

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