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Humane society helps dogs, cats, horses and rabbits
“What makes the Humane Society of Wright County unique?” asks new board member Marcia Burt. “The fact that we have no building to house pets is probably what sets us apart from other Humane Societies.”
Thu, 5 Dec 2013 10:52:21 -0600
Flood control almost zipped up; city answers to union demands
Construction of Belmond’s new flood control project is almost complete. City council members heard Monday night that the three giant pump stations are up and running, so they approved a Certificate of Substantial Completion. Only a small list of finish items remains to be worked out, according to the city’s engineer and the public works department.
Thu, 5 Dec 2013 02:05:02 -0600
Music concerts Dec. 5 and 12
The annual holiday concert by the Belmond-Klemme Junior/Senior High will be held Friday starting at 7 p.m. Members of the junior high and senior high choirs and bands will perform in Luick Memorial Auditorium.
Wed, 4 Dec 2013 15:37:15 -0600
Holiday tour of homes and lights
The Belmond Community Betterment Corporation will be holding a holiday tour of homes and an outdoor lighting display contest December 8 from 4-7 p.m. One of the homes open to the public will be the Negrete house (the late Jesus Negrete resided there from 1955 until his death in 2009). The house, which was built in the late 1800’s, has been restored and is completely new inside and offers all of the modern conveniences while maintaining the integrity of the architecture.
Thu, 28 Nov 2013 02:05:02 -0600
School readies for state inspection
The Belmond-Klemme school board took another step toward preparing for the state’s site visit in January. The board approved several new policies, along with the hundreds of updated policies at the the special meeting held Nov. 25.
Thu, 5 Dec 2013 02:05:02 -0600
Read the entire Belmond Independent online
You can see the complete Belmond Independent for this week online. Just click on the E-EDITION link at the top of the page and follow the instructions to subscribe.
Sat, 20 Aug 2011 17:48:24 -0500
Lots of Belmond Photos and Videos
Check out these videos and slideshows taken all over Belmond. There's lots to do for a town of just 2,500 people!
Mon, 26 Dec 2011 16:03:43 -0600
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