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The Albia Booster Club will be hosting a Blue Pride Night on Monday, Aug. 19 beginning at 6 p.m. at Albia Community High School. The purpose of the evening is to enlist membership for the club and to kick off the school year with a message to inspire the Blue Pride Way and provide community …

Obituaries

For over 50 years of my life, as a student and teacher, this time of year has been and remains very important to me. It was back to school time. Now, guess what? It is back to school time and it is the beginning of months of hard work by teachers and support staff at all levels. Please keep …

Clarence “Freddie” Mose, age 87, of Albia, formerly of Louisiana and California, passed away on Tuesday, August 20, 2019, at the Monroe County Hospital in Albia.

On April 1st 1932 Grace was born to William and Edna Moore. She was 1 of the 9 children. She grew up around the Russell area and attended Hawkeye Country School until 8th grade. She met Wayne Parrish and were married April 3rd 1942 and to this union two children were born Debra and Linda. Gr…

Opinion

Pretty much the extent of my 2019 vacationing was a day and a half out of the work week and a Saturday. I told my wife she could have me for two days (Thursday and Friday) and she reminded me that I worked seven hours on Thursday before we took off for Ankeny.

I would be the first to tell you that every day when you roll out of bed is not necessarily a good day. But then again, that is in retrospect. Some days start out better than others for one reason or another. For one reason or another, some days just don’t go so well. Yet, every day of life …