n Ackley property owner will be required to install a service line to a home on 10th Avenue despite asking for a waiver from the City. The decision to force the connection to comply with City Ordinance 90.03 was made at the Ackley Council’s meeting held on October 13. Read more

The letterpress community is small. Everyone knows who has the equipment and everyone knows who holds a passion for the art. So, of course, Jay Endress of Peru, Ill., knew about Jim Daggs’ massive collection of letter presses, Ludlow presses, Linotype machines, Heidelberg "Windmill" presses … Read more


The 15th-rated AGWSR Cougars picked the wrong night to fall back into some old habits. Head coach Jill Smith said errors hurt, but not coming together to fight hurt more. The end result was a … Read more

The AGWSR Cougars found themselves ranked for the first time all season Monday afternoon. By Monday night, they also found themselves in the Class 1A Region 4 quarterfinals after sweeping West… Read more

A week ago, the AGWSR Cougars (4-4) were playing for a playoff spot. Friday night against the West Fork Warhawks (0-8) it was for a winning record. The roller-coaster hit senior Darren Veld ha… Read more

The University of Northern Iowa Athletics Department inducted seven individuals and the 2005 Football NCAA FCS finalist team as part of the 2021 Hall of Fame induction class. The class include… Read more

The AGWSR Cougars have been playing their best volleyball down the stretch. They won nine matches in a row, all by sweep, heading into their final night of the regular season last Tuesday in P… Read more

It may have taken a while, but the AGWSR Cougars have found a rhythm. With Monday’s 3-0 win over Colo-NESCO in Colo, they have won their last nine all in sweeps. Read more

The scenario was clear. If the AGWSR Cougars beat Nashua-Plainfield Friday night, they landed the fourth and final playoff spot in Class A, Dist. 3. If the Huskies won, that final spot had to … Read more