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WCCF grants $58,000 to 34 charities

WCCF grants $58,000 to 34 charities

During its Dec. 17 granting ceremony, Wright County Charitable Foundation presented a total of $58,000 in grant awards— the largest amount in its eight-year history — to 27 non-profit groups at Clarion Public Library. “We have a spring and fall cycle each year, and this was the 18th granting cycle dating back to 2006. I


Carlisle Senior Signs with Waldorf

Carlisle High School senior Sydney Beasley looks to provide the Waldorf College cheerleading program with solid experience as a base next season. Beasley signed a letter of intent with the Warriors on Nov. 20 and gives the program nine members in its 2015-16 recruiting class. “Sydney will be a great addition to the squad,” Waldorf

Lake Mills volleyball to the Regional Final, Waldorf Volleyball sweeps a pair of MCAC matches, and Waldorf Football ends season with homecoming loss

SPORTS NEWS NOVEMBER 3 2014 Friday night, the Lake Mills Bulldogs punched their ticket for yet another regional final by defeating Clarion-Goldfield-Dows 25-21, 25-23, 25-15. Madison Shifflet had 13 kills, while Cede Byrnes had 9 kills and 15 digs, Hailey Borgmeyer and Sydney Larson had 8 kills each. Kelsea Heintzman had 33 assists as the

Warriors Hockey moves to 2-1 in NCHL standings

The Waldorf College hockey team owned the final two periods en route to a 3-1 win over the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh during Friday’s Northern Collegiate Hockey League (NCHL) matchup. The Warriors (6-2, 2-1) found themselves trailing early as Cortland Maxfield scored the game’s opening goal for the Titans (2-1, 0-1) during the seventh minute. “We

Forest City volleyball sweeps Newman Catholic and West Hancock, Osage Cross Country Invite Results

The Forest City volleyball team swept Newman Catholic and West Hancock in North Iowa Conference action Tuesday night in Mason City. In matches heard on KIOW and B103.1, Forest City defeated Newman Catholic 25-6, 25-5, 25-7. Emily Koch had 17 assists, Sarri Happel 8 kills and Maggie Mathiasen 5. In the West Hancock match, Forest


The Forest City football team came from behind to defeat Garner-Hayfield/Ventura 19-16 in the district opener for both schools. Tanner Thompson hit Tyler Anderson on a 49 yard touchdown pass with 3 minutes to play for the winning score.  Thompson was 10 of 19 passing for 203 yards and 2 touchdowns, while leading the defense

Forest City Volleyball team opens season with a win

SPORTS NEWS SEPTEMBER 3 2014   The Forest City volleyball team opened the 2014 campaign with a 3-0 victory over Eagle Grove. Set scores were 25-12, 25-7, 25-12.  Rachel Koch led the Indian offense with 12 kills, with Maggie Mathiasen adding 8, and Emily Koch had 23 assists.  Other Tuesday volleyball scores: Lake Mills over

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