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05/22/2018 - 12:59pm
The influx of kindergarten students and subsequent decision to move South Central Calhoun’s 3-year-old preschool program to Lake City next fall means fewer transportation options for those students. The SCC board last week approved a transportation plan that ended busing of 3-year-olds in the northern part of the district and 3-year-olds in the southern part of the district who do not have...
05/22/2018 - 12:53pm
On a recent Friday afternoon, South Central Calhoun eighth-grade student Morgan Henry read aloud from a book she had written. Henry’s story, and all of the stories written by students in Gene Folsom’s history class, focused on the California Gold Rush. “I think it was a really great idea to try something new,” Henry said of...
05/15/2018 - 10:44am
The mental health region to which Calhoun County belongs will add Woodbury County, home to Sioux City, in 2019. Calhoun County’s Board of Supervisors added their affirmative vote to four other yes votes, from Buena Vista, Ida, Sac and Cherokee counties, to admit Woodbury to the Rolling Hills region. Crawford County voted no and Carroll...
05/15/2018 - 10:43am
More than two dozen organizations and colleges handed out scholarships to 43 members of the South Central Calhoun High School graduating class Sunday night. Faith Blaskovich, there to present the Calhoun County Democratic Party Leadership Award to Maia Schossow and Chase Pibal, said she always enjoys helping select scholarship recipients. “I...
05/15/2018 - 10:43am
A recurring theme Iowa Economic Development Authority representatives heard on a recent tour of Rockwell City was how the town has a graying population. But, the economic development specialists said they got a different impression of the town. For one, they said, about 20 percent of the city’s population is between 19 and 44 years old....
05/15/2018 - 10:42am
A conversation between two friends about opening their own clothing store became reality in January when they opened the doors of Mainline Boutique in Rockwell City. Mandy Becker and Holly Frerk, both of Manson, picked the location on the corner of Fourth and Main streets because of its availability – Becker’s parents own Lynch’s...
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