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Funding For Computer Learning

The Marshalltown School district one of 49 in the state to share in a one million dollar fund to build their computer science teacher workforce. Governor Kim Reynolds announced the funding

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Shortage In The Classroom

With the start of school, comes a problem for many districts; a lack of teaches. Iowa Department of Education teacher preparation consultant, Tom Bice, says smaller districts have a harder time

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Crop Update

The latest U-S-D-A report on Iowa crops indicates the rain that’s fallen recently in parts of Iowa may help boost corn and soybean yields. However the report indicates 11 percent of the state

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Packin’ Them In!

There was a weekend rally at the Iowa State Fair. After slow attendance numbers during the first part of the Fair’s run, the final weekend lifted the event to a new record for the number of

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One Killed in Accident

It was not a good Sunday on Iowa roads. Among the accidents, Monte Dilliner of Stanhope was killed when his motorcycle left the road on Highway 175 west of Stratford. Two people ended up in Des

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Boswell Funeral

The funeral for a former Iowa Congressman Leonard Boswell will be held Saturday on the Graceland University Campus in Lamoni. Boswell’s funeral will be held Saturday morning at 10:30 in the Shaw

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Presidential Disaster Request

29  days after a tornado leveled parts of Marshalltown, Governor Kim Reynolds signed a letter requesting a declaration of a Presidential Disaster from President Donald Trump. The Governor’s

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Helping Families

A Long Term Recovery Committee is being organized to continue to assess the community needs. A meeting has been scheduled for next Wednesday, August 22nd at 4:00 at Fisher Community Center. The

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Boswell Dies

Former Iowa Congressman Leonard Boswell, a decorated veteran of the Vietnam War, has died at the age of 84. Boswell spent much of his political life representing southern Iowa in the state senate

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