COVID-19 continues to infect residents within the walls of Ackley’s Grand JiVante, but things are starting to look up according to CEO Korey DeBerg. On Friday DeBerg explained that since the first infection of a resident in late October, 73 percent of the 48 residents have contracted the virus. Read more

On a late August morning, Stan Hippen discovered his beloved wife Dorothy was unable to speak and was having great difficulty. She was struggling to even breathe.   Read more

The Ackley Development Commission is making progress on the Beach Building located at 626 Main. Last week Schipper Construction began framing for the nine-foot windows on the ground level. The windows will boast a one-and-a-half-foot kicker at the bottom and a three-foot header at the top. T… Read more


Some of Alyssa Hames’ earliest memories are grabbing a basketball once the boys were done playing and while her mother, Tracy, totaled up the scorebook. Her dad, Brad, was an assistant on the … Read more

The AGWSR Cougar footballers lost to number one Don Bosco 72-hour earlier in Gilbertville, but they gave the Dons everything they could handle. Monday, 25 miles to the northwest in Janesville,… Read more

If Don Bosco head coach Colby Yoder were asked, he’d say that his Dons’ 68-20 win over AGWSR Friday was business and not personal. DB’s business has been winning 8-Player championships since j… Read more

As a freshman, Ellie Meyer was overcome by the vastness that is the State Cross Country Meet and finished 123rd. As a sophomore she was 31st. Last year, as a junior, she placed 10th and earned… Read more

The AGWSR Cougars may only have a 10-16 record this season, but they have played some inspired volleyball. At times. Last Wednesday was one of those times as they swept Paton-Churdan (25-15, 2… Read more

When teams play each other multiple times in a season, anything can happen. Sometimes. Sometimes what has happened before, happens again. That was the case in Monday’s Class 1A Regional opener… Read more

Taurice Grant had 1,025 yards passing with 13 touchdowns and 941 yards rushing with 19 scores this season. Unfortunately for the Meskwaki Settlement Warriors, he was on the sidelines in Ackley… Read more