Due to the ongoing situation with COVID-19, there will be no Summer Reading Program at the Armstrong Public Library. The staff at the library have decided to not forget about the kids during this time. Each Saturday in August there will be “take home” bags in the entryway to the library.
Early in the morning, August 7, 2020, Ruth Ann Pfeil(AKA Little Ruthy, Ruth Anderson, Mrs. Jim Pfeil) left this world, struck down by Covid 19 and that day ended an era in our family.
A graveside service for Evelyn Pape was held on Saturday, August 8, 2020 at the Armstrong Grove Cemetery with Pastor Susan Wobig as the officiant. Henry-Olson Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
J.D. Scholten talks with Jim Cronk at a public forum in November of 2019 when J.D. made his way through Armstrong.
In a press release statement, J.D. Scholten, refers to a close 2018 race between him and Steve King. J.D. was seen as a long shot against Steve King but ended up nearly beating out the Congressman in the Fourth District. J.D.
Dorothy Johnson just celebrated her 85th birthday and her 85th year of living in Armstrong. Dorothy was born on July 20, 1935 in Armstrong to Frank and Emma Wegner. She is the twin sister to Don Wegner. Dorothy has been a big part of Armstrong for many residents. Many know her as Aunt Dorothy, Aunt Dort, or just Dorothy Johnson.
J.D. Scholten talks with Jim Cronk at a public forum in November of 2019 when J.D. made his way through Armstrong.

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Today, July 1st, Jerry D. Wiseman celebrates his 50th year in the newspaper business. July 1, 1970, he bought the Armstrong Journal and Ringsted Dispatch from Ken Miller.

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