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Free suppers at Trinity Church are popular

The monthly “What’s for Supper?” at Trinity Lutheran Church has been a bigger success than anticipated. Pastor Dawn Pederson said between 100 to 120 people have attended each of the first four meals and “that is more than we hoped for.”

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 02:05:02 -0600
Fireman unhappy with new city vehicle policy

Belmond firemen are unhappy with a new city policy regarding the use of all city vehicles, equipment and facilities. About 20 firemen attended the February 1 city council meeting.

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 02:05:02 -0600
Water wasted in 2014 will drive up rates in 2016

The City of Belmond pumped 18 million fewer gallons of water in 2015 as compared to 2014. Much of this is attributed to the severe winter of 2014 in which many people ran a water faucet 24 hours per day to prevent freezing.

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 02:05:02 -0600
A look back at 2006, 1996, 1986 and 1976

2006 The top finishers in the sixth grade spelling bee were Megan Houser, 1st; Grant van der Linden, 2nd; Alex Knudtson, 3rd; and Austin Smith, 4th. Megan will compete in the regional spelling bee in Mason City.

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 02:05:02 -0600
Broncos will travel a long way to play football

It will be a whole new world for the Belmond-Klemme football team next fall. The Broncos have been bumped up from Class A to IA.

Thu, 28 Jan 2016 02:05:02 -0600

Belmond-Klemme students will return to class Tuesday, August 23 for the 2016-17 school year. The calendar includes;

Thu, 28 Jan 2016 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
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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!

Tue, 9 Feb 2016 16:29:13 -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 The Wright Brothers
by David McCullough

Library Journal McCullough (John Adams; 1776) effectively blends impeccable writing with historical rigor and...More

Click to search this book in our catalog The Columbus Affair
by Steve Berry

Book list At first, readers might wonder why Berry has introduced a new protagonist, disgraced investigative ...More

Click to search this book in our catalog The Carnival at Bray
by by Jessie Ann Foley

School Library Journal Gr 9 Up-This promising debut, set in the heyday of grunge, tells the story of Maggie L...More

Click to search this book in our catalog Queen Victoria's bathing machine
by words by Gloria Whelan ; pictures by Nancy Carpenter

Publishers Weekly Queen Victoria is ready to break free from the constraints of life at the top (including literal o...More

Click to search this book in our catalog The Hero and the Crown
by Robin McKinley

Book list Gr. 7-10. Tauntingly called ``Lady Aerin, Dragon-Killer'' for the small, dog-size dragons s...More

Click to search this book in our catalog Wild : From Lost To Found On the Pacific Coast Trail
by Cheryl Strayed

Library Journal Strayed delves into memoir after her fiction debut, Torch. She here recounts her experience hiking t...More

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