Staff from the water department at Denison Municipal Utilities worked since shortly before 7 a.m. Thursday through and continuing on Friday morning to find a water main leak and replace a water main at the intersection of Broadway and 14th Street. The first photo shows work at about 11 p.m. …
Denison Community School (DCS) District initially announced that this fall’s community musical would be “Mary Poppins,” but those plans changed in July.
“We need at least 300 volunteers,” said Crawford County Tourism Coordinator Blair Weigum. “The event wouldn’t be possible without volunteers and Denison has some of the best.”
The Denison City Council will conduct a public hearing on changes to the city’s fireworks ordinance at 5 p.m. on September 3, the date of the next regular meeting.
It’s not beginning to look at all like Christmas at this point, but when the season does roll around this year, Denison will look a bit more festive.
Nine teams entered the amateur competition in the 2018 Tri City BBQ Fest – but the organizers of this year’s event want more teams to get involved.
When Willetta Sander was born, William Howard Taft was in his fourth year as president of the United States and Woodrow Wilson had been elected, transcontinental flights were relatively new and the National Biscuit Company (later named Nabisco) developed the Oreo cookie.
Josh Linde, who farms near Manilla, is one of four finalists for the title of America’s Pig Farmer of the Year, according to information released Wednesday by the National Pork board.
When Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg first participated in the annual Governor’s Charity Steer Show in 2017, the animal belonged to MaKia Smith, daughter of Brent and Malisa Smith, of Charter Oak.
People rocked with local group Moldy Fig and Carroll-based Wild Ambition Saturday at the second annual Wulfy's Bash in Deloit. This year’s Wulfy’s Bash was a fundraiser for local veterans; proceeds will be donated to a monument that the VFW in Deloit will put in the park. Photos by Gordon Wolf
A number of options were laid on the table at last Tuesday’s Denison City Council meeting with the goal to allow a larger operating margin for the Majestic Hills Golf Course.
Richard, a steer raised by MaKia Smith, daughter of Brent and Malisa Smith, of Charter Oak, and shown by Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg, was selected as the “Judge’s Choice” by Brian Thill, the judge for the 37th annual Governor’s Charity Steer Show at the Iowa State Fair on Saturday.
Just more than two years after debating and setting the days and hours that fireworks can legally be set off in Denison, the city council made a move Tuesday to ban the devices altogether and requested that the city attorney draft an ordinance amendment to that effect.
The Denison City Council on Tuesday adopted readings of two ordinance amendments that would limit the mayor’s authority to contact and incur expenses related to the city’s appointed officials and retained professionals.
Voters in this November’s election will, for the first time, be able to vote at the same location for city municipal candidates along with school candidates
If Albin and Alice Carlson had been at Nelson Park near Dow City this past weekend, they would have been delighted, said a granddaughter, Leila Lansink.
Blake Edward Cooper, 50, a Harlan and former Denison resident who was found to be in possession of materials for making explosives and methamphetamine, and who claimed to have 30 guns, was ordered to be detained Wednesday by Chief U.S. Magistrate Judge Helen C. Adams.
A 23-year-old Kiron man died Saturday after accidentally shooting himself in the head with a handgun, according to information from the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office.
Union Pacific’s Big Boy steam locomotive No. 4014 heads west toward Denison Friday afternoon, in between stops at Carroll and Woodbine. The tour on the Union Pacific railroad is being made to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the transcontinental railroad. No. 4014, the world's largest stea…
Following on the success of last year’s premiere, the second annual Best of the West showdown in Denison on Wednesday evening attracted more spectators. In addition to the full bleachers, others stood several persons deep around the show ring at the Crawford County Fairgrounds.
Jim Stoffers was recently going through old photographs and found this picture, which was taken 50 years ago during Army basic training at Fort Lewis, Washington. Stoffers grew up in Arcadia and graduated from Ar-We-Va. His uncle is Reynold Gehlsen; Troy, Brett and Shawn Gehlsen are his firs…
About 85 people attended the Express Yourself 2019 Fashion Show at the Donna Reed Theater on Saturday. The show featured fashions from local retailers, a live music performance and a selection of photographs and video displayed on the big screen. The organizers plan to make the show a regula…
A second generation of thistle caterpillars is causing damage to soybeans in Crawford County and farmers may need to take steps to kill the pests, according to Mike Witt, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach field agronomist for Crawford, Carroll, Greene, Shelby, Audubon and Guthrie …
From noon to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, July 30, Droppett, a can and bottle redemption business, will conduct a demonstration of how its system works.
Abagale Lingle, 18, daughter of Leonard and Paulette Lingle, was crowned the 2019 Crawford County Fair Queen Tuesday evening at the Denison High School Fine Arts Center.
Eight young women and 14 young girls will take the stage tonight in the Crawford County Fair coronation ceremony. A fair queen and Little Miss Princess will be crowned.
A crowd filled the Stables at Copper Ridge from 3 to 8 p.m. Sunday to honor Erv Pauley on his 90th birthday. Pauley and his family own Denison Livestock Auction, and Erv continues as an active auctioneer. The celebration featured food and drink and a live band. Pauley thanked everyone for at…
Dudley Preul loved to play softball and to organize teams and lineups, his friends said. For 40 years, he had been involved in softball in Denison.
Breakfast sandwiches will be for sale in Westside starting at 6:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 24, which will be the second day of the town’s sesquicentennial celebration.
One of the first official events at the 2019 Crawford County Fair will be the lunch for veterans that is served as part of Veterans Appreciation Day at the fair.