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04/25/2018 - 3:25pm
The law enforcement of Cerro Gordo County invites local residents to attend the Cerro Gordo County S.A.L.T. Forum (Seniors and Law Enforcement Together). The program will consist of law enforcement updates, updates from the Elderbridge Agency on Aging, and presentations from the Kinney Pioneer Museum and World Trade Center Steel by the Clear Lake Fire Department. There will be several other...
04/25/2018 - 3:24pm
West Fork Schools have recently been awarded some additional funding to take their teachers’ and students’ involvement in the STEM world several steps further. West Fork Curriculum Coordinator Wendy Fullerton applied for the “Pint Size Science Program,” awarded to the school by the North Central Iowa Regional STEM Advisory...
04/25/2018 - 3:22pm
The West Fork School Board discussed the impact of delinquent school lunch accounts on students at their regular assembly earlier this month. “When kids are turned away from lunch, they go hungry. When kids go hungry, they can’t learn,” said a board member. The state legislature and the governor have pushed forward recent...
04/25/2018 - 3:16pm
Dozens of eyes, from four-year-olds to their older siblings to their adult parents, were fixated on Superintendent Darrin Strike at the Preschool Family Night last Monday, April 23. “West Fork School District covers 314 square miles,” Strike was saying. “We have preschool parents in Meservey and we have preschool parents in...
04/25/2018 - 3:11pm
It’s that time of the year: firework policy is up for review for the Cerro Gordo County Board of Supervisors. The board will hold a public hearing for minor language changes to the city code next week, but Cerro Gordo Planning and Zoning Administrator John Robbins says that rural Cerro Gordo communities should not expect any changes to their...
04/18/2018 - 3:12pm
Earlier this month, the Hampton Rotary Club distributed 155 dictionaries to Franklin County third graders. John Terwin, co-president of the Rotary Club, said the annual event is greatly anticipated by both Rotary and the students. “For one, kids love to get the books,” he said. “At times, you start to wonder if they still...
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