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We're available around the clock

If you're in the area, stop in at our office at 617 W. Sheridan in Shenandoah, Iowa. We are open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. We are happy to help you with garage sale ads, thank you's, wedding/graduation announcements, and, of course, news or advertising for any of our publications, including our “sister” publications The Valley News, The Essex Independent, The Weekly Times, Today’s Action, and Iowa Farm & Ranch.


The newspaper staff can be reached by phone during business hours at 712-246-3097, by fax at 712-246-3099, or by email at or


Or, find the individual person you wish to contact listed here by department:



Office Manager Carol Bryson


Page and adjoining counties:

  • 12 Months: $78
  • 24 Months: $156
  • Seniors: $70.20
  • 6 Months: $35.10

Beyond Page and adjoining counties:

  • 24 Months: $187
  • 12 Months: $93.60
  • 6 Months: $46.80

*$2.95 activation fee charged to start new subscriptions



Community Editor Heidi Hertensen

Kent Dinnebier

For general inquires, e-mail


Account Executive Jennifer Johnson

For general inquires, e-mail


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