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How's that bridge coming?

Highway 69 south of Belmond remains closed while a new bridge is being built. This photo was taken October 21 by Bruce Voigts. Since that time, pre-stressed concrete beams have been installed over the last two support piers, so the bridge deck will be the next step. Obviously, the project will not be done in the near future.

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 02:05:02 -0500
School board talks about tornado safety

A tornado safe room was discussed at a special Belmond-Klemme School Board meeting held October 14.

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 02:05:03 -0500
Big election next Tuesday

Voters will go to the polls next Tuesday, November 4 to choose a wide variety of elected officials, including governor, U.S. senator, U.S representative, and state representative. Voting will be from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Identification will be required.

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 02:05:03 -0500
Around north Iowa

BUFFALO CENTER: This fallís school enrollment is down by four. There are 202 kids in elementary classes, 132 in the middle school, and 136 in the high school.

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 02:05:02 -0500
Citizens should examine their health insurance; local hospital and extension service can help

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is committed to making it as easy as possible for current Health Insurance Marketplace enrollees to renew their coverage for 2015. It is encouraging consumers to go online at the start of Open Enrollment on November 15, update their 2015 application, and compare their options to make sure they enroll in the plan that best meets their budget and health needs for next year.

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 15:41:46 -0500
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
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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:20:40 -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
History of small town newspapers -- a video

Check out this video that explains how newspapers used to be put together. Lots of old machinery! -- NEWSPAPER HISTORY VIDEO

Mon, 26 Dec 2011 16:11:07 -0600
Online Databases
Click to search this book in our catalog Somewhere Safe With Somebody Good
by Jan Karon

Library Journal The tenth volume in Karon's "Mitford" series fills a long-awaited gap since 2005's Light fr...More

Click to search this book in our catalog The Silence and the Roar
by Nihad Sirees, trans. by Max Weiss

Publishers Weekly Syrian writer Sirees takes on, with piercing insight, the huge themes of freedom, individu...More

Click to search this book in our catalog The Big Crunch
by Hautman, Pete

School Library Journal Gr 8 Up-June has attended six schools in the last four years and is once again the ne...More

Click to search this book in our catalog Nursery Rhyme Comics: 50 Timeless Rhymes from 50 Celebrated Cartoonists
by Ed. by Chris Duffy

Publishers Weekly In this easy-to-read and fun to read aloud collection, classic nursery rhymes get a contemporary s...More

Click to search this book in our catalog The View From Saturday
by E.L. Konigsburg

Book list Gr. 4^-7. Four offbeat students are picked by their wheelchair-bound teacher to be a team for the Academic ...More

Click to search this book in our catalog Life of Pi
by Martel, Yann

Library Journal : Named for a swimming pool in Paris the Piscine Molitor "Pi" Patel begins this extraordin...More
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