After months of preparation, the 2021 RAGBRAI® visit to Ackley was over in the blink of an eye. Riders, concerned with heat indices, passed through the community quickly during the early morning hours. Read more

The past two years have been a battle for the Hippen family of Wellsburg. In 2020, matriarch Dorothy (Dot) Hippen fought a rare case of botulism, nearly losing her life and spending months recovering from the effects. Her recovery, much of which took place during a pandemic, as COVID-19 rava… Read more


Coming off a shortened North Iowa Cedar League-West championship season in 2020, the AGWSR Cougars were hoping to land their third league title in the last four years. Read more

The Gladbrook-Reinbeck Rebels (10-21) were the visiting team on their home diamond for Saturday’s Class 1A Dist. 11 opener in Reinbeck. The extra at bat didn’t help the AGWSR Cougars (6-11), h… Read more

AGWSR’s Ava Olson may have bigger hits than the triple she belted in the fifth inning of Wednesday’s Class 1A Region 7 Quarterfinal. Afterall, she’s just a freshman. But that was huge in AGWSR… Read more