Schools Are Using Funding to Build Safe Rooms

Several area school districts like Lake Mills have the ability to utilize safe rooms in the event of a tornado or severe weather. Now, more schools across the state are using federal grants to create safe rooms where children can take shelter during dangerous storms.    Mark Schouten directs the Iowa Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management. He […]

Holy Week in Buffalo Center

“Holy Week” is the week just before Easter. In the Western branch of Christianity, it is also the last week of Lent, and includes Palm Sunday, Holy Wednesday (Spy Wednesday), Maundy Thursday (Holy Thursday), Good Friday (Holy Friday), and Holy Saturday.  Several churches in Buffalo Center have historically joined hands to celebrate this central week of the Christian year.  In 2017, we invite you to […]