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Belle Plaine City Council to meet Tuesday, Sept. 15

by jmagdefrau on September 4, 2015

Belle Plaine City Council Meeting City Hall – Council Chambers  Tuesday September 8, 2015 @ 6:00 pm Tentative Schedule Call to order Roll Call Pledge of Allegiance Approval of Consent Agenda, Council Minutes of August 17, 2015, Library Board of Trustees Minutes of August 25, 2015, & Bills received. Resident Comments Discuss for approval resolution […]

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One injured in accident on Highway 218

by jmagdefrau on September 4, 2015

On Sept. 1, 2015, at approximately 2 p.m., the Benton County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call of a two-vehicle accident with injuries at the north end of the construction zone on Highway 218 and the Van Horne/Newhall Corner. According to the sheriff’s office, a 2002 Dodge Caravan van driven by Angela Jean Shelton, 35, […]

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Benton supervisors to meet Tuesday

August 31, 2015 Star Press Union

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING September 1, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. Benton County Board of Supervisors Room 9:00 A.M.  Call to Order 9:05 a.m. Barb Greenlee: Set land use hearing date for Pat and Nancy Jorgensen part SW ¼ SW ¼ Sec 32-86-10 9:15 a.m. Marc Greenlee Re: Land use hearing for Robert Moore part of […]

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OFF OF THE LIST

August 21, 2015 Star Press Union

Longfellow Elementary celebrates removal from SINA list in reading By JIM MAGDEFRAU Star Press Union editor For two years, Belle Plaine’s Longfellow Elementary was listed as a school in need of assistance (SINA) in reading, based on test scores. At the Wednesday, Aug. 19, meeting of the Belle Plaine Board of Education, Principal Heather Coover […]

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Belle Plaine School Board revises good conduct policy

August 21, 2015 Star Press Union

‘Mere presence’ is debated at meeting on August 19 By JIM MAGDEFRAU Star Press Union editor The second consideration of the Belle Plaine Good Conduct Policy was approved, and declaring an emergency so it would be in place by the time school started, the final revisions were approved at the Belle Plaine Board of Education […]

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Belle Plaine studies water and sewer plans

August 19, 2015 Star Press Union

Open house is planned to present ideas to the public By JIM MAGDEFRAU Star Press Union editor An open house is planned next month to outline Belle Plaine’s long-term and short-term plans to improve its water and sewer system. Todd Happel of Anderson-Bogert was at the Monday, Aug. 17 meeting of the Belle Plaine City […]

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Agenda set for Belle Plaine School Board

August 13, 2015 Star Press Union

BELLE PLAINE BOARD OF EDUCATION – REGULAR MEETING Belle Plaine Community School District Meeting date/time/location: Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at 6:45 p.m., Longfellow Elementary School, 707-7th Street, Belle Plaine, Iowa 52208 The Belle Plaine Community School District in partnership with the community, will prepare students to become responsible, productive citizens and lifelong learners by providing […]

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Supervisors hear concerns about highway project between Van Horne and Keystone

August 13, 2015 Star Press Union

Board visits the site, talks about impact and harvest and school traffic By JIM MAGDEFRAU Star Press Union editor Concerns about the timing of the culvert replacement paving project on the Van Horne-Keystone road were addressed by the Benton County Board of Supervisors at their meeting Tuesday, Aug. 11, at the courthouse in Vinton. Supervisor […]

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Van Horne Newsletter – August 2015

August 12, 2015 Star Press Union

Van Horne Community Newsletter August 2015 Greetings Van Horne area residents! The Benton Community girls’ softball team got as close as you can get to winning a state championship, finishing in second place. Congratulations to all the players, coaches and fans for a great season, with everyone back next season it should be an exciting year. […]

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Tara Hills Men’s Golf

August 12, 2015 Star Press Union

Tara Hills Men’s League Tuesday, August 11, 2015 Week 5 Second Half Points Livermore 207 Petersen 201 Olberding 181 Schallau 179 Carroll 159 Comisky 153 Tara Hills Men’s League Second Half Totals Points Schallau 940 Livermore 936 Olberding 910 Carroll 882 Comisky 877 Petersen 855 Scores under 40 Score Scott Schallau 32 Bret Pace 34 […]

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