You are probably wondering why I chose to share this picture with you this week. When I found this postcard which my mother received during World War II, I knew that I wanted to use it for my Memorial Day column. The huge building was the Student Hall for the U. S. Naval Training School (W.R.), Bronx, N.Y.
The Bancroft City Council has been notified about concerns about speeding and safety on Summit Avenue during the their regular meeting on May 13. Officer Art Ingalls routinely monitors the speed, which has helped but as soon as he is gone the speeding continues, according to Councilman Arndorfer.
Armstrong EMS Director Dustin Tirevold with the new ambulance put into service in February. At the end of May, Armstrong EMS will be classified as an Advanced Ambulance Service.
With a new ambulance this February and four new emergency medical technicians ready to join the ranks shortly, Armstrong Emergency Medical Service is ready to respond, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Armstrong EMS operates under the Armstrong Benefited Fire District which functions as its own taxing authority in Emmet County.
During the police report portion of the Armstrong City Council’s regular monthly meeting, Chief of Police Craig Merrill told the council that he presented a list of charges to be filed with the County Attorney. The charges were in an attempt to collect on past money lost in penalties, fees, and taxes.
Last week I received an email from Nick Mart explaining to me the situation on Golf Course Drive. He gave me a little information on what the Street Committee (Nick Mart and Nate Anderson) have come up with in terms of figuring out a solution.
The town of Humeston, Iowa, straddles Highway 65 in the northwestern corner of Wayne County, less than a 30-minute drive from the Missouri border. Its population peaked in the 1920s at 1,214 people. Today, the southern Iowa town has only 494 people.
Armstrong EMS Director Dustin Tirevold with the new ambulance put into service in February. At the end of May, Armstrong EMS will be classified as an Advanced Ambulance Service.

Spilled Ink

A few weeks ago we ran a front page photo of a Jack Rabbit running around on the West side of Armstrong. Many different sightings have occurred from different citizens on the West side.

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