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Inside dining reopens at Judy’s Kitchen

Denise Roberts and Libby Wilhelm joke with a customer at Judy’s Kitchen in Cerro Gordo. The dining room reopened on Monday, June 29 for inside dining. Curbside pickup is still available. The restaurant is open Monday-Saturday 7 a.m.-8 p.m. By CHRISTY JANKOWSKI Staff Writer Ever since mid-March Judy’s Kitchen in Cerro Gordo has been closed…

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One-Way Street, Grass, House Numbers…Things to Ponder

Do Not Enter sign on Central Street in Atwood. By Doris Elmore Staff Writer To begin, Central Street in Atwood is a one-way street West from Main Street to Illinois Street. To those of you who might not know the name of the street, it is the one in front of the Municipal Building and…

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Chloe Smith, A-HGS, JH DARE Poster Winner

Chloe proudly shows off her large banner made from her winning poster. She is congratulated by Atwood Police Chief Rob Bross. By Doris Elmore Staff Writer Chloe Smith, 6th grade student at Atwood-Hammond Grade School/Jr. High, had the winning poster in her 5th grade class in the local DARE poster contest held this past year.…

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Hope Welty Public Library bike parade

Hope Welty Public Library held a bike parade on Tuesday, June 23 for kids and Adults. We had a lot of cute decorated bikes. There were 11 kids and 2 adults that rode in the Parade. Everyone enjoyed a cold treat provided by the Library.

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Village of Atwood Has Two New Portable Radar Speed Signs…Watch Your Speed

  Atwood Police Chief Rob Bross installing the new radar speed sign on South Illinois Street The radar speed sign monitoring a car as it comes into town from the North. By Doris Elmore Staff Writer There has been quite a bit of speeding on the Atwood village streets and the Atwood Police Committee is…

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Cerro Gordo Scout Presents Eagle Scout Project

Jon Freese, a local Boy Scout hoping to earn Eagle Scout rank, presented his project to the Cerro Gordo Village Board. Below is the information about his Eagle Scout project. By CHRISTY JANKOWSKI Staff Writer On Monday evening the Cerro Gordo Village board met as they have for weeks now in person, but with Facebook…

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CGB Football Practice underway

The Cerro Gordo Bement football team began practices following the IHSA guidelines of no more than ten students per group, and only conditioning allowed. No contact with a ball is allowed currently, although this may change with new updates. Coach Walker is excited to get back out there, “It’s great, getting back out. I mean…

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A Cerro Gordo Salon Has History In Its Walls

Courtney Lehew has been a hairstylist for 15 years. In June of 2018 she opened up her own salon in Cerro Gordo, called Studio 116. She reopened on June 2. By CHRISTY JANKOWSKI Staff Writer Courtney Lehew has been a hairstylist for 15 years. In June of 2018 she opened up her own salon in…

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Legion in Cerro Gordo offering Outdoor Seating and DJ for Birthday Bash

Leslie Wright, Aubrey Wright, and Brian Wright at the Cerro Gordo Legion Post #117 for Aubrey’s 21st birthday. By CHRISTY JANKOWSKI Staff Writer On Saturday June 2, 2020 the Legion in Cerro Gordo reopened for outdoor seating as they were allowed to since the State moved to Phase 3 of the Governor’s plan to reopen.…

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LIONS CLUB OFFICERS INSTALLED. At their meeting on June 4, the Arthur Atwood Lions Club installed officers for the next year. Pictured seated is Mike Danford, Treasurer; and left to right: Ashley Stutzman, Lion Tamer; Bobbie Jo Stutzman, Candy Chair; Tim Mast, 2 year Director; Gary Stutzman, 1 year Director; Linda Kay Cain, Secretary; Mark…

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