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Friday, Sep. 30, 2016
Alta News
Alta Kiwanis (09/29/16)
The featured guest speaker was Kurt Hanna. Kurt is Alta Elementary Principal. Mr. Hanna and his wife reside in Alta. They have one son and one daughter. This year the Alta Elementary grades kindergarten through 4th grade has 242 students. The 5th grade was moved over to the 3rd floor of the Aurelia School. ...
City of Alta warns residents of heavy traffic during harvest (09/29/16)
During harvest 2016 (Sept. - Oct.), please take the following precautions: 1. Due to heavy traffic at First Coop and AgPartners, please refrain from using the Main St. and Hwy 7 intersection. Use all other roads in and out of Alta. 2. ALWAYS slow down and look both ways at the train tracks...
New Construction (09/29/16)
Construction has begun on a new house in Eighth Addition. In 2008, the city created the subdivision to stimulate growth in the city. Of the original 19 residential lots, situated on about 12 acres, 11 have been sold, eight remain available. A map of the subdivision showing available lots is posted on the city's website. ...
Giving Back (09/22/16)
The second Sunday of September, members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church around the country perform community service acts in a program called "God's Work, Our Hands." Members of Trinity Lutheran Church in Alta painted a fence, prepared 'Thank You' cards for local Fire, Sheriff, and EMT personnel, and even brought a friendly K-9 to visit a dog lover who lives in a pet free apartment. / Photos submitted...
Alta track nears completion (09/22/16)
The long jump boards are installed at the new Alta track and the fence and gates are in. Some drainage work remains to be done on the north end. After that, the rubber surface will be put on top of the asphalt track, weather permitting. Several days of temperatures staying above 40 degrees Fahrenheit are required for the rubber to cure properly. ...
German Feast benefits Hanover Society (09/22/16)
On Saturday, Sept. 24, at 6 p.m., the Hanover Historical Society Board of Directors will host a German Feast to raise money for the Hanover Historical Society. The dinner will be held at the Aurelia Community Center, 235 Main Street, Aurelia. Tickets for this fundraising event are $20 per person and must be paid for in advance...
Felled tree reveals hidden telephone pole (09/22/16)
After city crews had cut a big old maple tree on Lois and Dean Newman's yard on 3rd street, the Newmans noticed an old, forgotten utility pole was inside the felled maple. As the years passed, the maple slowly grew around the pole, eventually encasing it. The tree crew estimated the maple to be 65 years old. Pictured, Dean Newman points to a utility pole, which had been 'consumed' by a maple tree. / Photo by Chip Hubert...
Alta Kiwanis (09/22/16)
Kiwanis guest speaker was Wendell Larson. Wendell is Alta-Aurelia High School cross country coach. The team consists of nine girls and 11 boys. So far this year, A-A has run in two out of four events. Two were rained out. For the first time in thirteen days, the cross country team participated in a meet at Sanborn on Mon. Sept. 19. The girls led by Alicia Turnquist's 4th place run finished first overall. The boys, led by Schade Larson's eighth run finished fourth 0verall...
Alta-Aurelia Homecoming Court (09/15/16)
Front: Emma Kaskey, Natalia Carr, Morgan Jacobson, Lauren Falck and Emiline Carr. Back: Jared Weiland, Logan McKenzie, Ryan Radke, Jason Hinkeldey and Jordan Wendel.
Warrior Bike Ride at the Alta Library (09/15/16)
On September 20th at 5:30 p.m., the Alta Community Library is having a Warrior Bike Ride. Safety tips and bike riding games are offered. Pre-registration is required to be eligible to win prizes. Extra registration forms can be picked up at the library. There will be prizes and a light meal - hot dogs, chips and a drink. You are also encouraged to wear your Warrior colors for homecoming week...