Posted February 25, 2015 at 9:10 am

This week’s issue of the Adair County Free Press features:

• Adair County Soil & Water Conservation District three-page special

• Sports: Freese earns medal; Nodaway Valley boys advance with win; girls team and bowling team wrap up seasons

• St. John’s Catholic Church hosts Valentine’s Day party at Good Sam

• Schools: Nodaway Valley School Board updated on financial status; bond issue to be revisited in September

• Greenfield City: Search begins for new police chief prior to chief’s retirement

• Doll dresses made for African missions

• Features: Years Ago, Moments in Time, Sidey Collection photo

• Education: Mark Baudler honored for greenhouse project & more school features

• Public Notices, Classifieds, Area Advertisements, Fareway Insert

• Government: Rep. Clel Baudler updates on Iowa House; new dietary guidelines recommended

• & more

    Iowa stalls in becoming healthiest state; ranked 16th in nation

    Posted February 19, 2015 at 8:17 am

    DES MOINES, Iowa (Feb. 19, 2015) — Iowa’s Healthiest State Initiative announced today that Iowa received a score of 62.20 in the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index®. This score ranks Iowa 16th in the nation.

    “It’s important to point out that while Iowa’s ranking has dropped, the actual well-being score for the state has

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    Read the Feb. 18 -24 issue of the Adair County Free Press

    Posted February 18, 2015 at 9:24 am


    This week’s issue of the Adair County Free Press features:

    Awards presented for community impact
    Greenfield Lions Club roar into action
    Letter to the Editor
    Area and community news and happenings and calendar
    Legislative Update
    Sheriff’s Report
    Play plans blossom into community celebration
    Church Listing
    GMU Trustees approve

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    Greenfield City Council meets Feb. 17

    Posted February 17, 2015 at 7:31 am

    The Greenfield City Council will meet tonight, Feb. 17, at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall.

    The agenda includes:

    Approve nancy Gross for three-year term to Greater Greenfield Foundation
    Approve liquor license renewal for Los Altos
    Approve signing of easement agreement with CIPCo
    Set public hearing date – FY 16 Budget
    Police Department
    Chamber Update
    Committee Reports

    Nodaway Valley Wrestling: Freese advances to state

    Posted February 16, 2015 at 10:59 am


    Adair County Free Press

    Nodaway Valley’s Ben Freese (120) qualified for the state-wrestling tournament at Wells Fargo Arena, with a second place finish at districts at I-35 last Saturday afternoon.

    Freese took care of business in his first match of the day, winning by fall against Ethan Rankin of Riverside

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    Nodaway Valley bond issue fails by slim margin of 11 votes

    Posted February 3, 2015 at 9:04 pm


    Adair County Free Press

    A school bond issue fell 11 votes short Tuesday when Nodaway Valley Community School District patrons took to the polls.

    District patrons defeated the $8.815 million bond issue by a vote of 283 against and 397 in favor. In order to pass, the issue required at

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    Cass County woman believed to have died of exposure

    Posted February 2, 2015 at 10:56 am

    On February 1, 2015, at 7:12 p.m., the Cass County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an adult female unconscious in a yard between a vehicle and a house in the area of 644th Street and Jackson Road. Upon investigation, 67-year-old Judy Lynn Kay was pronounced deceased from what is

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