STUDENT OF THE MONTH. Rotary Student of the month for April is Kaitlyn Zander, daughter of Michael and Crystal Zander. Kaitlyn chose Matt Thomas, who teaches science at ALAH HS, as the teacher to honor for April. Monica Miller introduced the Student of the Month and Teacher of the Month during the May 16 Rotary…

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CASEY’S DONATES TO SCHOOLS. Casey’s General Store, Atwood, on Tuesday, May 14, made two $1,000 donations to two schools in Community Unit District 305. Malora Snyder, store manager, presented checks to representatives of Atwood-Hammond Grade School and Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond High School. Left to right: District Superintendent Kenny Schwengel, ALAH HS Principal Steffanie Seegmiller,…

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BOYS STATE. Arthur American Legion will send three students from the Class of 2020 to Boys State this year. They are Andrew Abercrombie, Cade Miller, and Aiden Stewart. Above, left to right, Terry Ferchow of Arthur American Legion, Miller, Abercrombie, Stewart, and George Clark of the Legion. Photo by Kent A. Stock

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GIRLS STATE. Arthur American Legion Auxiliary, with the assistance of Arthur Rotary Club and a private supporter, will sponsor three students to Girls State this year: Kaylee Yeakel, Paige Teak, and Jessica Diener. Above, left to right: Gaye Davis of the Auxiliary, Yeakel, Teak, Diener, and Linda Perrine of the Auxiliary. Photo by Kent A.…

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STUDENTS HONORED. Career and Technical Education students Makenzi Kauffman, Makenna Green, and Carson Daily of Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond High School were honored by faculty, staff, administration, family, and friends for making their commitment to the next level in their chosen field. Makenzie will be moving to Scottsdale, Arizona to attend Penrose Academy for medical…

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New Atwood Village Board Members Sworn In

Newly-elected president and trustees for the Village of Atwood were sworn in at the regular meeting on Monday, May 13. Pictured left to right, Art Urban, Mike Danford, President Brodie Farrar, Erin Farrar and Marion Erwin. Newly-elected Village President Brodie Farrar and trustees Mike Danford, Erin Farrar, Marion Erwin and Art Urban were sworn in…

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Herring Sworn In

Newly sworn in Village President Brodie Farrar administers the oath of office to newly appointed trustee David Herring to fill the vacant seat left by Farrar.

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19600…If you are wondering what that number means, it is the store number for the new Dollar General in Atwood, and the number of Dollar General stores now open. The grand opening of the new store took place on Saturday, May 18. At 8 a.m. a ribbon cutting took place with several dignitaries in attendance.…

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Atwood Woman’s Club Plants Flowers

On Saturday, May 11, members of the Atwood Woman’s Club planted flowers in the flower pots along main street. Pictured are, L-R, Maralee Lyons, Bev Obert, Edie Brandenburg, and Carolyn Sanders.

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Joy Smith, a Junior at Cerro Gordo High School, is the May Student of the Month. Joy is involved in Student Council, SADD, National Honor Society, choir, Scholastic Bowl, Book Club, Future Teacher Society, Advanced Topics, and FCCLA. Her future plans are to study neuropsychology. Phyllis Shambaugh, Exec. VP, State Bank of Cerro Gordo, presented…

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