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10/18/2017 - 4:24pm
The West Fork Community School Board was updated on teacher development and targeted learning techniques during their meeting on Monday, Oct. 16. The board was updated about the Teacher Leadership Program. Wendy Fullerton, Stacy Ubben and Kim Johnson presented information about the statewide professional development program, which encourages teachers to collaborate and observe each other in order...
10/18/2017 - 4:12pm
Friends, family, and more gathered in Rudd on Saturday, October 14 to take part in a benefit event for Katie Blackdeer of Rockwell. Blackdeer is recovering after recently finishing her last treatment of chemotherapy after being diagnosed with a grade four medulloblastoma tumor last January. To help ease some of financial weight of Blackdeer’...
10/11/2017 - 4:23pm
In conjunction with the National Association of Manufacturing’s (NAM) annual “Manufacturing Day” event, students from 10 area schools spent Friday, October 6, visiting Sukup Manufacturing Co. in Sheffield and experiencing aspects of multiple manufacturing careers. The NAM is the largest manufacturing association in the United...
10/11/2017 - 4:15pm
Thanks to a $40,000 Matching Assets to Community Health (MATCH) grant received from the Wellmark Foundation in September, work on the Prairie Land recreational trail in Cerro Gordo County will soon be one step closer to complete. According to Cerro Gordo County Conservation Director Mike Webb, the trail — which is approximately 21 miles long...
10/11/2017 - 4:12pm
Mason City-based organization My Happy Haven provided a night of glitz and glamour for local women who have faced a cancer diagnosis through the Chrysalis Ball, a fundraising celebration hosted at the Best Western in Clear Lake on October 7. My Happy Haven is a community based non-profit organization comprised of a board of directors and...
10/04/2017 - 3:16pm
Franklin County's Democrats gathered at Mayne's Grove on Monday, September 25 for a meet-and-greet with some of the prospective candidates for the 2018 elections. Starting the meeting with a potluck dinner, the area Democrats socialized before getting to business. Opening up the meeting was state Sen. Amanda Ragan, who thanked the three...
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