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10/11/2017 - 4:26pm
Over the summer, West Fork Middle School technology teacher Jennifer Otten had the opportunity to travel to Houston, Texas, to attend a summer training program hosted by Code.org, a non-profit organization dedicated to expanding access to computer science, and increasing the participation of women and underrepresented minorities in the career path. Otten was one of over 500 teachers from across...
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 - 4:18pm
A Rockwell resident declared himself as a write-in option for Rockwell City Council last week, leading up to the November 7 regular city elections. Although the candidate filing period for this year’s elections concluded on September 21, community members may still announce their availability to serve as a write-in for voters to select in...
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...
10/05/2017 - 3:15pm
Dorothy Oehlert, of Sheffield, was born October 11, 1927, and will celebrate her 90th birthday with a card shower. Cards may be sent to her at P.O. Box 242 Sheffield, Iowa 50475.
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