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Hello Dolly Opens Friday

The annual Victoria High School musical is a familiar one that promises big production numbers, great songs and an enthusiastic cast. "Hello Dolly" has something for everyone. more »

Music Festival Line-up Announced
By Alex Green
August 29, 2016

This year's Victoria Street Music Festival marks the 36th anniversary of the festival which each year attracts music enthusiasts from across the country. Over the past decade the festival has attracted over 200,000 music fans to the multistage three-day event, best known for its eclectic mix of contemporary rock, blues, soul and modern talent and its musically inspired setting. The festival is held in a beautiful 25 acre riverfront park at the foot of historic Victoria Street overlooking the Des Moines River. FULL STORY

Cirque Du Soleil Coming To Victoria

August 29, 2016

Cirque Du Soleil begins its run at Lincoln Arena Wednesday. A lavish theatrical extravaganza, By Alex Green

Local Business Hiring 150 New Employees

August 29, 2016

Century Technologies Corp. is looking for 150 new workers. The company seeks to hire about about 100 on-site employees as we...

By Alex Green

Victoria Residents Free from Pestering Birds

August 29, 2016

Residents of Victoria have been terrorized by egrets over the past few years, but cooperation between the city and homeowners...

By Alex Green

Victoria High Names Archer New Head Football Coach

August 29, 2016

Dave Archer is taking a simple approach to his position after being named head football coach at Victoria High School. "I'm going to change as little as possible," he said during a phone interview Saturday. "This blueprint has been in place for the last 12 years, and if it ain't broke, let's n...

By Alex Green

Bridge Renamed to Honor Vietnam Hero

August 29, 2016

A local soldier who was killed in the Vietnam War was honored Friday. The Capt. Charles Benson Memorial Bridge on Vietnam Veterans Memorial Boulevard is being dedicated in honor of the Webster County veteran. While serving in the military, Bensonwas awarded numerous honors, including the Bronz...

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Cops On Donut Shops Fundraiser

Krispy Kreme Doughnut shops in Victoria and Springfield are hoping to raise $25,000 this weekend. It's for the 9th annual Cops On Doughnut Shops benefiting Special Olympics of Iowa. more »

Tigers Snap Skid on Carter Home Run

After Victoria scored five runs in the seventh inning and three in the ninth to force extra innings, Josh Carter homered in the 13th inning to top the visiting Springfield Cowboys 9-8. more »