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The Art of Gunsmithing

The Art of Gunsmithing

It’s clear to see when one spends any amount of time in Upper Missouri Trading Company with JW “Doc” Carlson, his first love is the art of gunsmithing. His...

USPS addresses concerns with official responses

By: Nancy DeBlauw Journal Staff No doubt the national news everyone has been hearing in regard to changes in the US Postal Service has given us all one more reason to...

Crofton valuation increases, County-wide creep upward

The 2020 Knox County Valuations were released by the Knox County Assessor this past week, marking about a 2 percent increase in overall property valuation for the...

Wakefield City Council opens Graves Park

The Wakefield City Council unanimously approved opening Graves Park to the Public including the bathrooms, playground equipment, and concession stand. With football season...

Youth still exhibit at 2020 Knox Co. Fair

Youth still exhibit at 2020 Knox Co. Fair

Sophia Wortmann, from Lucky Livewires 4-H Club, Crofton explains the heritage, Standards of Perfection and poultry care information with the judge during the 4-H Poultry...

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Fri, Sep 18 , 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Sat, Sep 19 , 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Sun, Sep 20 , 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Mon, Sep 21 , 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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about 6 hours ago

Stroms are Grand Marshals
Grand Marshals for Crofton's 2020 Homecoming Parade are Wendell and Delores Strom. To read all about the couple, pick up the latest edition of the Crofton Journal.

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Staff

about 9 hours ago

Disney, Pixar theme for 2020 Homecoming festivities
Crofton Community School's homecoming will be celebrated September 20-25 with festivities beginning on September 20 with the coronation at 6 p.m. and culminating with the parade in town on September 25 and football game against Tekamah-Herman. For the full list of activities, pick up the latest edition of the Crofton Journal.

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Staff

17 days ago

Yard of the Month...
The Crofton Community Club has announced its August yard of the month award going to: Ben and Dana List.

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Staff

18 days ago

Two win Ag Society funds...
Taylor Arens (left), Crofton, and Emerson Randa (right), Verdigre, were awarded the 2020 Knox County Ag Society scholarships for 4-H and FFA respectively at the Bullarama event during the Knox County Fair at Bloomfield. Eric Miller (center) is the scholarship coordinator.

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Staff

19 days ago

Veteran Stories: U.S. Navy Seaman killed in accident
Fred Plantenberg was born in Crofton in 1913. Plantenberg graduated from St. Rose School in 1928. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy at Omaha in 1938 before World War II started. He began his training at the Great Lakes Naval training station, and eventually transferred to San Diego. To read all about Plantenberg, pick up the latest edition of the Crofton Journal.

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