It is known that Iowa, especially rural Iowa, is strong in Republican beliefs. Armstrong has participated in 32 Presidential elections since being incorporated in 1896. Information from past issues of the Armstrong Journal show county results and Armstrong results. Some papers printed both while others didn’t print results at all.
The Emmet County Board of Supervisors at their Tuesday, Nov. 10 meeting approved results of the Tuesday, Nov. 3 general election and dealt with other matters.
A funeral Mass for Dennis Hellman, 87, of Burt, was held Monday, November 16, 2020 at 11:00 AM at St. John’s Catholic Church in Bancroft with Father Steven McLoud officiating. Burial was in St. John’s Catholic Cemetery in Bancroft.
Visitation for Phyllis Link will be held at the First Baptist Church in Swea City on November 25, 2020 from 9:301-10:30 a.m. Burial will be at the Harrison Township Cemetery in Swea City. Henry-Olson Funeral Homes was in charge of the arrangements.
The picture I have chosen for you this week was probably taken in the 1930’s of members of the Public School Class Play in front of the Forester Hall. They were: Back Row, L to R, Pearl Taylor, Tilda Johannesen, Laura Pelleymounter, Mildred Pelleymounter, Arvilla Gilbertson, Agnes Olson, Ione Farrow, and Alice Olson.
Laura Schuelke, owner of In Style Salon in Armstrong is following the state mandate that masks be worn in salons.  She says her customers have been very good about following the requirements and that the masks do add one more thing to work around, but that it’s not a problem.
With Emmet County COVID-19 coronavirus cases on the rise, some local businesses are making changes to their services. Bank Midwest has temporarily closed their lobby doors again to the public. Patrons can make appointments to take care of business that can’t be met by the ITM on the outside of the building.
Laura Schuelke, owner of In Style Salon in Armstrong is following the state mandate that masks be worn in salons.  She says her customers have been very good about following the requirements and that the masks do add one more thing to work around, but that it’s not a problem.

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