They say everything has to come to end. And unfortunately longtime business Johnson County Classics will close their doors for the last time following their three day auction. This Swea City business started as a fluke back in 1985 with a few odds and ends of furniture in the back of Don and Evelyn Johnson’s pick up truck.
By: Clinton J. Davis On Thursday, September 13 Highway 15 was partially shut down to one lane. Crew workers at Anderson Tiling tore up a section of the Highway to find a water hookup line for a new business to build between the VFW and Mayo Clinic.
Last weekend Armstrong Police Chief, Craig Merrill, posted to Facebook the dangers students could get themselves into during Homecoming week. This week North Union is celebrating Homecoming with various activities taking place throughout the week.
With just a few strokes of the keyboard, money was donated by local individuals to help purchase a book a month for students in the North Union Elementary - Swea City Campus. North Union kindergarten teacher Beth Pedersen came across a post shared by her co-worker Jordan Larson, who teaches fifth grade.
It is time to revisit the pictures from my August 1st and August 22nd columns. I am always heartened to receive responses to my requests for help when I cannot identify the persons in the photos I have discovered.
Jason Petersburg of Veenstra and Kimm gave an update on the Lagoon project during the September 10 Bancroft City Council meeting. He informed the council that rain has stalled some of the work, but they are hoping to complete the project by the middle of October. He also noted that additional excavating and sludge removal may be necessary.

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