Guthrie County Vedette

Panorama recognizes the top of it's 2018 graduating class during commencement on Sunday. In the top 10 percent are (from left) Nicole Rolfes, Jensen Wilke, Carson Fisher, Madison Fear, and salutatorian Devyn Kemble, valedictorian Samuel Webster.
Graduates decked out in navy blue caps and gowns marched into a packed Panorama high school auditorium for commencement on Sunday afternoon. The high school choir performed special music, a senior slide show was played, and awards presented.  Seniors Jensen Wilke and Samuel Webster delivered the...
Panorama recognizes the top of its 2018 graduating class during commencement on Sunday. In the top 10 percent are (from left) Nicole Rolfes, Jensen Wilke, Carson Fisher, Madison Fear, and salutatorian Devyn Kemble, valedictorian Samuel Webster.
Graduates decked out in navy blue caps and gowns marched into a packed Panorama high school auditorium for commencement on Sunday afternoon. The high school choir performed special music, a senior slide show was played, and awards presented.  Seniors Jensen Wilke and Samuel Webster delivered the...
Dive team members from the Southwest Iowa Dive Team were on scene Friday morning, May 18, doing their best to locate a missing boat occupant that fell into the water at Lake Panorama in Panora on Thursday evening. The body of 22-year-old Kenton Greaves, a student-athlete at Grandview University in Des Moines and from Brooklyn, New York, was recovered from the water on May 19 at 2:12 p.m.
Dive team members recovered the body of 22-year-old Kenton Greaves from Lake Panorama on Saturday afternoon.  Greaves, a native of New York, and a student-athlete at Grand View University in Des Moines, fell into the water while boating with friends on Thursday afternoon, according to a press...
Pete D’Alessandro
Our interaction with Iowa 3rd Congressional District Democratic candidate Pete D’Alessandro stretches back into the 1990s. Pete is that rarest of political breeds: he does what he says he will. He’s earned our trust. In that respect, and many others, Pete D’Alessandro hews to the legacy and...
Anthony Kokakis, founder of Yoga Flexer, developed the product to help give his wife, Janie who was a Division I track athlete at the University of Northern Iowa, a way to get back in shape after the birth of their first child.
Anthony Kokakis recalls his wife’s fitness accessories spread all around their house with limited use.  “The house was a mess,” he said. “I’m looking at all these accessories and there’s no structure, she’s not using them.” He thought, “I need to roll them into one, right now, I need to figure out...
Enjoying the annual Senior Tea hosted by the Women's Service Organization in Panora and honoring Panorama senior girls and their guests are (back to front) Nicole Rolfes and mom Paula, Jensen Wilke and mom Kendra.
    It's that time of year again when seniors begin entertaining thoughts of graduation and life after high school. The Women’s Service Organization (WSO) in Panora recognized that fact in their annual event to help Panorama high school senior girls prepare for the transition.  The WSO, a group...
Ron Eike of Wood Duck Tree Farm stands among landscape beds he helped put in at the Guthrie County Fairgrounds. Eike said they helped dress up the entrance to the grounds.
Ron Eike loves trees, so much so that his catchphrase is “Life under a tree is a shade better.” For more than 10 years, he’s been sharing that love by donating and planting trees throughout Guthrie County.  Ron and his wife Shirley purchased a home at Lake Panorama in 1999. At the time, he was a...
Panorama sophomore Kolby Shackelford is congratulated by coaches David VanAhn (left) and Hal Rossow (right) for earning medalist honors with a six-under par 66 at Lake Panorama National Golf Course Saturday afternoon during the Panther's home invitational. In it's 39th year, the invitational has been named after Rossow, who retired last spring, but was in attendance Saturday. Shackelford had sevenn birdies and one bogey to lead the Panthers, who finished second to Kuemper Catholic in the team race after bot
Panorama sophomore Kolby Shackelford shot a fantastic six-under par 66 to lead his team at the Hal Rossow boys golf invitational on a cool and overcast afternoon at Panorama National Golf Course in Panora on Saturday. The 39th annual event, previously known as the Panorama Invitational, was renamed...
Julie Fulton (left) and Sue Bump are opening Reshape, a fitness studio at 111 1st Street in Panora. A variety of classes, including kickboxing, spinning and yoga, will be available seven days a week. The first classes will be held this Sunday, April 29.
With a love of fitness and a desire to challenge others, Sue Bump and Julie Fulton, are opening Reshape LLC in Panora.  Located at 111 1st Street, in the old Treasures building, just across the street from the Panora Public Library, the beautifully renovated fitness studio will offer a variety of...
Sheriff Marty Arganbright (right) discusses building a new jail with the Guthrie County Board of Supervisors on April 10. Jailer Mike Herbert (left) and Carroll County Sheriff Ken Pingrey (middle) provide additional input.
During its regular meeting on Tuesday, April 10, the Guthrie County Board of Supervisors met with Sheriff Marty Arganbright to discuss the poor condition of the Guthrie County Jail. Arganbright has been bringing concerns to the board for the last few years, but this time, he recruited others to...

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