March 25-31 Adair County Free Press

Posted March 25, 2015 at 9:52 am

Pick up this week’s Adair County Free Press. Included in this issue:

• Brandt earns “Bowler of the Year” honors

• History: Years Ago, Moments In Time, & More

• Events: Branson comes to Greenfield March 30, WCC annual celebration planned & More

• Schools: Pioneer Dinner held, Music and Technology Join

• Police and Sheriff Report

• Opinion: ‘Good news’ abounds, Letters to Editor & More

    March 18-24 Adair County Free Press

    Posted March 18, 2015 at 10:40 am

    Featured in this week’s Adair County Free Press:

    • Students of the Month

    • Guest Editorial: Sunshine Week: Open government essential to democracy

    • Court News

    • Sheriff’s Report

    • Years Ago, Moments In Time, & more History

    • Bowling Awards

    • Community Events in

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    Iowa unemployment rate drops to 4.2 percent

    Posted March 17, 2015 at 9:30 am

    Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 4.2 percent in January from 4.3 percent in December. The state’s jobless rate was 4.4 percent one year ago. The U.S. unemployment rate was 5.7 percent in January.

    “Iowa’s economy began the new year on a positive note,” said Beth Townsend, director of Iowa

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    March 11-17 Adair County Free Press

    Posted March 12, 2015 at 8:35 am

    Featured in this week’s Adair County Free Press:

    • Iowa Ag Summit draws presidential hopefuls

    • Adair Dance Academy students compete

    • Food Camp offers unique opportunity

    • Church directory

    • Years Ago

    • Civil War Soldier Profile

    • Area correspondent news

    • Moments in Time:

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    Wolverines stumped at boys state tourney

    Posted March 9, 2015 at 12:01 pm

    By TAMMY PEARSON

    Adair County Free Press

    Gladbrook-Reinbeck took a quick lead and didn’t look back in the quarterfinal game against Nodaway Valley at the boys state basketball tournament Monday at Wells Fargo Arena in  Des Moines.

    The number-one seeded Rebels led 17-3 at the end of the first quarter, with the Wolverine’s

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    Posted March 4, 2015 at 12:34 pm

    The March 4-10 issue of the Adair County Free Press features:

    Salute to the NV boys’ basketball team!
    Sheriff’s/Jail report
    Court filings and judgments
    History: Years ago, Civil War Profile, Moments in Time
    Friends and Family: Shelley retires from State Patrol
    Opinion: Letter

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    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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