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Forest City’s Pizza Hut Closed its Doors for the Last Time Monday Night (Audio)

Forest City’s Pizza Hut Closed its Doors for the Last Time Monday Night (Audio)

After over 25 years of service to Forest City, the local Pizza Hut location closed its doors Monday night.  The location is one of 3 in Iowa owned by Border Foods that closed its doors last night, along with Clear Lake and Cresco.  Forest City Restaurant General Manager Nick Krien, who has worked at the


The Forest City boys track team finished 4th in Class A at the Cowboy Relays in Clarion Friday night with 99 points.  Clear Lake was team champion with 117, while the host Cowboys were 2nd with 116, and Garner-Hayfield/Ventura was 3rd with 102.5.  For the Indians, Grant Lehmann won the 400 and 800 meter runs,


Eagle Grove hosted the Umstead Relays on Tuesday, April 8th, and several area boys track teams teams were in competition. The Forest City boys were led by Grant Lehmann, who won the Class A high jump by clearing 6 feet.  Mitch Krien was 4th in the 800 meter run, Tommy Swanson was 4th in the


The high school soccer season began Monday night, and the Garner-Hayfield/Ventura Cardinals picked up a pair of wins.  The Cardinal girls defeated CAL/Hampton-Dumont/Belmond-Klemme 10-0, as they got a hat trick from Riannan Kadrlik, and 2 goals from Bri Bier. Sam Betz stopped the only shot she faced.  The Cardinal boys defeated CAL/HD/BK 4-3 in double

Final Food Follies Standings

Winner of the 3 Foot Subway Party will be announced on Tuesday’s Birthday Show at 8:34. Tune in to find out which of the lucky competitors that beat Karl gets the prize!   Jamie B 23 30 25 10 25 113 Jason R 23 27 25 30 0 105 Lori D 25 33 20 20

2014 IGCA All-State Girls Basketball Teams

Class 1A  1st Team Renee Maneman Newell Fonda 12 Caitlyn Riese Colo Nesco 12 Taylor Hickey Burlington Notre Dame 12 Claudia Larsen Newell Fonda 12 Paige Danner Ar-We-Va 12 London Vais Adair Casey 12 Jasmine Demers Storm Lake St. Mary’s 12 Riley Kilbride Burlington Notre Dame 12 2nd Team Kate Patton Murray 12 Carmen Subbert Stanton

INA All-State Girls Basketball teams released

Class 1A – First Team  Front Line Claudia Larsen Newell-Fonda 6’1” Sr. Front Line London Vais Adair-Casey 5’10” Sr. Front Line Caitlyn Riese Colo-Nesco 6’1” Sr. Back Court Renee Maneman Newell-Fonda 5’5” Sr. Back Court Paige Danner Ar-We-Va 5’7” Sr. Back Court Taylor Hickey Burlington Notre Dame 5’6” Jr. Utility Jasmine DeMars Storm Lake St.

Local Athletes named to INA all-state boys basketball teams

Several area athletes were named to the Iowa Newspaper Association’s All-State Boys basketball teams.   Leading the way was Forest City Junior Erich Erdman, named to the 2A 1st team.  Erdman averaged 26.7 points per game on 55.8% shooting, finishing 2nd in the state in all classes in scoring average.  He also averaged 6.4 rebounds,