Nick Pedley

04/26/2016 - 4:38pm
Former grocery store to be razed this summer        Latimer residents gathered to brainstorm ideas on future downtown development during a special meeting held last Thursday at the golf course.      The meeting focused on the former Corner Market building, which was recently purchased by Landon and Anne Plagge. The couple plans to donate the property...
04/19/2016 - 2:39pm
     The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree for local dance instructor Nina Esslinger.      This spring, Esslinger sold Ms. Nina’s Dance Center to former student Summer Jo (Pearson) Schmidt. The transition will close out Esslinger’s storied career in dance, which began decades ago when she was...
04/12/2016 - 4:14pm
     The CAL Board of Education voted to continue sharing junior high athletics with Hampton-Dumont during its meeting Monday night.      The decision came following extensive debate and deliberation over the future of junior high athletics. Since CAL shares varsity football and cross country with Clarion-...
04/12/2016 - 4:14pm
     Guests at the Latimer Golf Club will find new dining options when they head into the clubhouse this season after a long day on the course.      Mike and Kathy Jorgensen, of rural Coulter, took over operation of the restaurant and bar this month. The couple has previous experience in the restaurant industry,...
04/12/2016 - 3:56pm
     Officials in Latimer are contemplating the future of the former Corner Market building on Akir Street.      Landon and Anne Plagge are in the process of purchasing the property from Gary and Jan Stratmann, who operated a grocery store there until 2014. The Plagges plan to donate the building to Latimer...
04/12/2016 - 3:53pm
     Volunteers with Geneva Community Betterment (GCB) were treated to a disappointing surprise last weekend at the old school auditorium.      Broken glass caused by vandals sprinkled the building’s floor when GCB members entered Sunday to prepare for their upcoming fundraising event. Windows, light...
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