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A-P Class of 2022 Valedictorian Hannah Johnson (right) and Salutatorian Lauren Husz delivered their address together. (Jake Ryder photo)
05/25/2022 - 9:47am
PARKERSBURG – Friends, family and community members gathered in the Aplington-Parkersburg High School gymnasium on Sunday, May 22 for the commencement ceremony of the Class of 2022. A-P principal Aaron Thomas described the students as a “small class...

Opinion

10/26/2021 - 10:51am
Inspired by a $2,000 grant received by the American Library Association, Julie Folken, on behalf of the Kothe Memorial Library, hosted a Community Conversation last Saturday morning in Legend Trail Restaurant's back room.  An event that began with a...

Sports


Aplington-Parkersburg sophomore Olyvia Bellows was second in the 2A girls high jump. (Chris Barragy/Mid-America Publishing photo)
05/25/2022 - 11:26am
DES MOINES – Those who know Aplington-Parkersburg athletics may already be familiar with the “800/100 rule”. The rule suggests that we talk to ourselves at 800 words per minute while people talk to us at 100 words per minute and has been a mantra...

Obituaries

05/27/2022 - 9:48am
Ruben Janssen, age 77, of Parkersburg, Iowa, formerly of Ackley, Iowa, was born the son of Wallace and Marjorie (Johnson) Janssen on August 20, 1944, in Hampton, Iowa. Ruben attended the Ackley schools and later received his GED. On November 18,...

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