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IOWA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS 970 COURT AVE MARENGO IA 52301 (319) 642-3041 AGENDA Friday, September 19, 2014 — 9:00 A.M. Approve the Agenda Approve the Minutes Communications 9:10 a.m. – Open Forum 9:30 a.m. – Nick Amelon, Assistant County Engineer 1. Engineer’s Contract 10:00 a.m. – Adam Rabe, Ambulance Director 1. Update 2. Approval […]

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IOWA VALLEY COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS   Agenda for Special Meeting ~ Tuesday, September 16, 2014   Superintendent’s Office ~ Room C-11 ~ High School Building   Mission Statement – “The Mission of the Iowa Valley Community School District is to provide a safe, comfortable, clean, and caring environment where community and staff […]

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IOWA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS – Agenda for Sept. 12, 2014

September 10, 2014 Amana Colonies news

IOWA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS 970 COURT AVE MARENGO IA 52301 (319) 642-3041 AGENDA Friday, September 12, 2014 — 9:00 A.M. Approve the Agenda Approve the Minutes Communications 9:10 a.m. – Open Forum 9:30 a.m. – Nick Amelon, Assistant County Engineer 10:00 a.m. – Tait Maxwell, Building Maintenance 1. Department Update 2. Performance Review – […]

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LETTERS TO IOWA COUNTY – Sept. 11, 2014: A year in Iowa County

September 9, 2014 Amana Colonies news

By BENJAMIN S. EVANS There’s no pretty way to say it: I’m leaving you. I’m being transferred from my post at the Williamsburg Journal Tribune to Altoona, where I will continue to report the news. This change was decided in mid-August and will take effect at the end of this week. This is my last […]

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VETERAN’S CORNER – VA offers suicide prevention hotline

September 9, 2014 Amana Colonies news

By JENNIFER OLSON Suicide is one of those uncomfortable topics that no one wants to discuss but sadly happens more frequently than what we, as a society, care to acknowledge. The long reaching devastation that accompanies suicide affects more than just family and immediate friends. The devastation spans beyond the boundaries of our homes and […]

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RATSKIN’S RUMBLINGS – Aug. 28, 2014: The Ice Bucket challenge cometh

September 9, 2014 Amana Colonies news

Well, I did it. I took the Ice Bucket Challenge. In case you haven’t heard about the latest social media craze, the Ice Bucket Challenge is an activity that involves dumping a bucket of ice water onto your head to help promote awareness of ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Earlier this summer, these challenges started […]

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Victor goes ‘Scouting for Food’

September 9, 2014 Pioneer Republican

Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts in Victor, Hartwick and Ladora will be delivering plastic food donation sacks to residents on Saturday, Sept. 13. Residents are asked to place donations of canned goods and non-perishable food items in the sack and set it out for the Scouts to pick up on Saturday, Sept. 20, by 8 […]

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HLV SCHOOL BOARD – HLV shares offerings, ideas with BGM

September 9, 2014 Brooklyn

By BRIAN RATHJEN There are many ways the HLV and BGM of Brooklyn school districts can work together to provide opportunities for students. In some ways, the neighboring districts are already doing so. For instance, one student is taking classes as part of HLV’s new vocational agriculture program. Officials and school board members with the […]

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IOWA COUNTY OBITUARIES – Week of Sept. 10, 2014

September 9, 2014 Amana Colonies news

Herman Redwine, 88 Funeral service for Herman M. Redwine, 88, Grandview, was held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9, at Grandview Community Bible Church. He died Thursday morning, Sept. 4, at Trinity Hospital, Muscatine. The Rev. Darryl Erickson officiated at the service and military rites followed by the Wapello VFW Glenn Allen Post 5166. Burial […]

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In the land of pumpkins and honey

September 9, 2014 Journal Tribune

By BENJAMIN S. EVANS It’s all bees this year for Genoa Bluffs Pumpkin Farm and Corn Maze, located southwest of Marengo off Interstate 80, exit 211. The pumpkin patch has a bee themed corn maze this year and sells pumpkin flower honey in their gift shop. The farm will even host activities involving the pumpkin […]

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