Have your ever had a passion that you wanted to turn into a business? Well two local fisherman decided to take that leap after a fishing trip to South Dakota. This decision did not come easy and many conversions were had on and off the lake between Aaron Hill of Seneca and Luke Parsons of Bancroft.
Former Armstrong City Clerk Mary Kathryn ‘Kate’ Staton plead guilty Monday to two misdemeanor counts as part of a plea agreement. Staton plead guilty to misappropriating at least of $750 of city money and tampering with financial records from the city pool, both aggravated misdemeanors.
The Ringsted Auxiliary is always sending items to our armed service members. One of the Christmas packages made it to a local man who is currently serving. Logan Northrup grew up in Swea City and graduated from North Union in 2017. Right out of high school, Logan joined the armed forces.
James Kenyon visited Ringsted nearly two years ago while on a quest to visit each county in Iowa and find at-least one school that has closed throughout the years. James got in touch with Robin Hansen and set up a date to visit the town of just over 400.
Armstrong City Hall is currently without a paid city clerk. Since last months arrests and charges to current and former employees, Nick Mart, City Councilman, has been sitting at the clerks desk. Mr. Mart has been answering the phones, door, and getting the mail from the post office.
The Armstrong City Council in a special session Monday accepted the resignation of Mayor Greg Buum and decided to take letters of interest for the mayor’s position that would end with the November general election.

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