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Veterans Day program

  The choir sings while the band plays during the Veterans Day program in the school gym. Several local veterans talked about their service and then demonstrated a flag folding ceremony.

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 02:05:04 -0600
City to get tougher on snow ban parking

Belmond city officials plan to toughen up the town’s snow ban parking ordinance to keep vehicles out of the way of snowplows.

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 02:05:04 -0600
School board considers bus leasing program

The Belmond-Klemme school board got the first look last week at the cost for leasing three school buses to help augment the district’s fleet.

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 02:05:04 -0600
City and county meet to talk about paving

Belmond’s mayor, city manager, and several city council members met with the Wright County Supervisors Monday to talk about paving 150th Street to the new MaxYield fertilizer plant on the south edge of Belmond.

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 02:05:04 -0600
Around north Iowa

HANCOCK COUNTY: One county supervisor was returned to office while another was defeated. Incumbent Sis Greiman got the most votes with 2,730. Incumbent Ted Hall was knocked out of office by former supervisor Ron Sweers who previously served from 1985-92. Sweers garnered 2,249 votes compared to 1,993 for Hall.

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 02:05:04 -0600
Reserve a place now at Thanksgiving dinner

The 25th annual Belmond Community Thanksgiving Dinner will be held November 27 at 11:30 a.m. at the Leinbach Center. This event is for anyone who might be alone on Thanksgiving Day. Reservations are required by calling Rose Mickelson (444-3043) or Peggy Halverson (444-7175) by November 24.

Mon, 10 Nov 2014 02:05:03 -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!

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 Prince Lestat
by Anne Rice

Book list After exploring the plights of angels, werewolves, and even Jesus Christ himself in a string of nov...More

Click to search this book in our catalog The People in the Trees
by Hanya Yanagihara

Library Journal Yanagihara's debut novel details the life of fictional doctor and Nobel Prize-winning scientist Dr. ...More

Click to search this book in our catalog A Web of Air
by Reeve, Philip

Book list Two years have passed since Fever fled London at the end of Fever Crumb (2010), set centuries befor...More

Click to search this book in our catalog Grandpa Green
by Lane Smith

Publishers Weekly In this reflective tale, Smith (It's a Book) departs from his customary irony to muse on the memor...More

Click to search this book in our catalog Walk Two Moons
by Sharon Creech

Book list Gr. 7-9. Thirteen-year-old Sal Hiddle can't deal with all the upheaval in her life. Her mother, Sugar, is i...More

Click to search this book in our catalog Half Broke Horses
by Jeanette Walls

Library Journal : Starred Review. No one familiar with Walls's affecting memoir, The Glass Castle, will ...More
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