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June 22, 2016
Amateur Radio Field Day event is Saturday and Sunday
June 22, 2016 - 9:23pm
July 1, 2015
Ardell Amundson stands near one of his John Deere tractors. He enjoys restoring the equipment. (Robin Baumgarn/Daily Globe)
Avoca farm still strong after 103 years
July 1, 2015 - 4:17pm
May 15, 2014
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Travis and Daisy Pierson of rural Avoca pose with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell (center) at the 2014 NFL draft in New York.
Avoca couple were VIP guests of the Vikings
May 15, 2014 - 9:35am
March 23, 2013
Fire Chief Pete Luttrell and other members of the Avoca Fire and Rescue recently announced that the department is considering dissolving or contracting with another department due to low volunteer numbers. (Alyson Buschena/Daily Globe)
Avoca Fire Department in jeopardy
March 23, 2013 - 12:00am
December 27, 2012
Avoca man killed in Thursday crash
December 27, 2012 - 10:20pm
July 19, 2012
justine wettschreck/Daily Globe
After 34 years of serving the Avoca community, Mary Galles will retire from her position as Postmaster at the end of the month.
Avoca Postmaster to retire after 34 years
July 19, 2012 - 9:02pm
January 27, 2012
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Avoca City Council member Phil Olson uses a skid steer to pry Kasota stone out of the ground during the road construction in August 2010, while Jon Frisk stands by to help. The stone, which has been buried in the ground since it was installed as crosswalk in 1895, will be used to build a veteran's memorial in Avoca.
Avoca Veteran's Memorial in the works
January 27, 2012 - 7:26pm
September 9, 2011
A memorial to Cheryle Thedans Sincock, a native of Avoca, is shown at the Rose of Lima Catholic Cemetery in Avoca. (Justine Wettschreck/Daily Globe)
Cheryle's garden
September 9, 2011 - 9:45pm
August 30, 2011
Justine Wettschreck/Daily Globe
Residents in the city of Avoca will have their post office remain open under a new U.S. Postal Service reorganizational plan.
Avoca post office meeting date set
August 30, 2011 - 8:36pm
July 22, 2011
JUSTINE WETTSCHRECK/DAILY GLOBE
Steers at the Pick Farm in Avoca were dying from heat exhaustion Monday and Tuesday until the Picks requested help from Avoca Fire and Rescue to water down the cattle. Working in shifts for two days, firefighters went through approximately 20,000 gallons of water to help the Picks keep the cattle cooled down.
Area farmers aided by fire department
July 22, 2011 - 9:27am
July 4, 2011
justine wettschreck/Daily Globe
Seven-week-old Onyx enjoys a bit of time in the Princess Room, one of the themed kennels at Saalo Farms Pampered Pet Boarding.
New pet boarding facility opens in rural Avoca
July 4, 2011 - 8:09pm
December 5, 2010
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Twisted metal, icicles and scorched equipment is all that is left after a fire early Saturday at Avoca Spray Service.
Fire ravages Avoca business
December 5, 2010 - 7:36pm
December 4, 2010
Twisted metal, icicles and scorched equipment is all that is left behind after four fire departments battled a massive fire early Saturday morning at Avoca Spray Service in rural Avoca.
Fire destroys Avoca business
December 4, 2010 - 9:49am
September 10, 2010
A memorial to Avoca native Cheryle Thedans Sincock, who died in the Sept. 11, 2001, Pentagon attack, is located in a small cemetery just outside the city of Avoca. Sincock's brother, Dennis Thedans, designed and tends the memorial. The plaque states, "In memory of Cheryle Thedans Sincock, one of the many victims from the attack on America at the U.S. Pentagon, Sept. 11, 2001--- Fallen but not forgotten."
In memoriam
September 10, 2010 - 9:45pm
April 13, 2010
The First National Bank of Avoca is shown shortly after its construction, which took place sometime around 1918. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
From the bank to the bar: Avoca building dates back to about 1918
April 13, 2010 - 12:00am