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For the first time since 1999, the Albia square store windows will not be filled with living cards for the Victorian Stroll. The Victorian Stroll, due to orders by Gov. Kim Reynolds, has been called off. However, many of the activities that do fit within the governor’s guidelines will go on …

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The only Albia All-District football player who didn’t have a single statistic was second teamer Zack Jones, Albia’s senior center. Ironically, no player who made All-District playing offense would have gotten any mention had Jones not been able to successfully snap the ball to first team Al…


Margaret Leona Kurimski, age 93, of Albia, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020, at the Monroe County Hospital in Albia.

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Brenda Joyce Selby, age 64, of Albia, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, at her home in Albia.

Gladys Marian Grimes joined her beloved husband David and other family members and the Savior she loved so much, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, at Northern Mahaska Specialty Care in Oskaloosa with her son Richard at her side. She was just five hours short of her 102nd birthday which she will celebr…


First of all, I want to wish all of you a most blessed Thanksgiving. Oh, I know that in many respects it will be a very different one. I really understand that as well. But while it may be very different for many reasons this year, it still exists. The meaning of it still exists.