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Fire Prevention Week

Belmond firemen spent a good part of last Thursday working with children as part of Fire Prevention Week. Above, Kevin Stein (kneeling), Howard Bauer (back) and Nolan Ysker (right) pose in a 4th grade classroom after giving the kids a talk about fire safety.

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 02:05:02 -0500
Cheer Fund seeks additional help

The Christmas season is fast approaching, and the Cheer Fund committee is working to reach out and make a difference in the lives of many families in the Belmond-Klemme School District.

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 02:05:02 -0500
Flu shots now available

Iowa Specialty Hospital has seasonal flu shots available and is encouraging all individuals to receive the vaccine. Flu shots are available during normal clinic hours, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and do not require an appointment. The cost is covered by Medicare, $25 if paid at the time of service, or may be billed to your insurance provider.

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 02:05:02 -0500
Clarion to get new motel

CLARION: Construction has started on a new 33-room motel on the west side of town. The local investors involved in the project hope to have it open in March. The facility will be affiliated with Boulders Inns and Suites, a small group of eight motels in Iowa.

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 10:57:29 -0500
Free pork

Iowa State University Extension of Wright County will be distributing pork loins on Wednesday, October 29 starting from 4 p.m. until gone at the 4-H food stand at the Wright County Fairgrounds in Eagle Grove. Pork Loins were donated by Iowa Select Farms in cooperation with the Deb and Jeff Hansen Foundation. Everyone is invited to stop by and pick up a free pork loin, one per family.

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 02:05:02 -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
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 Edge Of Eternity
by Ken Follett

Book list Those eagerly awaiting volume three of Follett's ambitious Century Trilogy will not be disappointed. Despit...More

Click to search this book in our catalog Passage of Power
by Robert A. Caro

Publishers Weekly Caro's Pulitzer-winning multivolume biography reaches a magisterial climax (though not its Vietnam...More

Click to search this book in our catalog Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
by Riggs, Ransom

Publishers Weekly Riggs's atmospheric first novel concerns 16-year-old Jacob, a tightly wound but otherwise ordinary...More

Click to search this book in our catalog Something big
by Sylvie Neeman and Ingrid Godon ; translated by Claudia Zoe Bedrick.

Publishers Weekly Midway through this knowing exchange between a parent and child (who are referred to throughout as...More

Click to search this book in our catalog The Graveyard Book
by Neil Gaiman

Publishers Weekly : Starred Review. A lavish middle-grade novel, Gaiman's first since Coraline, this goth...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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