Long-time volunteer: John Jacobson has been on the Ida Grove Fire Department for 20 years. Jacobson meets the challenge of the stressful calls, and enjoys the fun times with fellow firefighters. Photo by Brent Harm
03/11/2024 - 2:59pm
John Jacobson, former Fire Chief of the Ida Grove fire department, sat down for a visit recently about the department and what they do. Jacobson is now Second Foreman of the fire department. John described some aspects of the group’s activities. “We...


03/11/2024 - 2:37pm
I will never forget that moment in my high school history class as my teacher Mr. Elliott dramatically reenacted the historic moment. “We shall not die until we have killed ten of the enemy.” – so was the cry of the Japanese Commander, General...


Ridge View archers compete at State: The Ridge View archery team takes a break from competition at the state tournament, conducted at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines this past weekend. Pictured left to right: Tristan Werner, Carter Padavich, Robert Forristal, Kinzie Hagen, Erica Taylor, and Corbin Smith. Photo courtesy of Ridge View
03/04/2024 - 2:04pm
  The Ridge View archery team, coached by April Palmer, competed in the state tournament at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines this past weekend. Archers competing for Ridge View were Erica Taylor, Robert Forristal, Tristan Werner, Corbin...


03/11/2024 - 4:36pm
Ernest ‘Ernie’ Rickabaugh 1941 – 2024   BATTLE CREEK - Ernest “Ernie” Rickabaugh, 82, of Battle Creek, passed away on Saturday, March 9, 2024, in Battle Creek.  A Memorial Service will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, March 16, 2024, at the First...

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