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WILLIAMSBURG  – Kinze® Manufacturing will host a job placement fair and employee assistance workshops to provide career-related transitional support for employees who were impacted in its recent workforce reduction. On July 9, Kinze will host a voluntary job placement fair at the Kinze Innovation Center, giving former employees an opportunity to interview for new positions with interested area companies. […]

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Pairings announced for 1A baseball

by jmagdefrau on July 1, 2015

Belle Plaine will be in Class 1A District 11 for the post-season in baseball. Action in District 11 starts on Saturday, July 11, in a game between Colfax-Mingo and HLV, starting at 7 p.m. at Brooklyn. The next round had host BGM facing the winner of the July 11 game on Tuesday, July 14, at […]

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Meetings set on hazard mitigation plan

July 1, 2015 Star Press Union

All residents of Benton County have the opportunity to provide input into the revision of Benton County’s Hazard Mitigation plan at the second meeting regarding revision of the plan. Meetings will be held at the following locations: Tuesday, July 14 at the Norway City Hall, 108 East Railroad St., Norway Wednesday, July 15, at the […]

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Tara Hill’s Men’s Golf, June 30, 2015

July 1, 2015 Star Press Union

Tara Hills Men’s League Tuesday, June 30, 2015 Week 5 First Half Points Olberding 206 Comisky 192 Schallau 184 Petersen 176 Carroll 168 Livermore 154 First Half Totals Points Comisky 1,002 Olberding 953 Livermore 917 Petersen 852 Schallau 844 Carroll 832 Scores under 40 Score Matt Rathje 34 Bret Pace 35 Scott Schallau 35 Jeremy […]

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Community involvement – BP July 4 grand marshal believes in community

June 30, 2015 Star Press Union

By Jim Magdefrau Star Press Union editor Education. Community. Children. This has kept Elaine and Glenn Drahn going for over six decades, with most of that time spent in Belle Plaine. Elaine has been chosen as grand marshal for the Belle Plaine July 4 parade. The parade starts at 10 a.m. Glenn and Elaine came […]

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Belle Plaine gets ready for July 4

June 30, 2015 Star Press Union

Two-day celebration starts with events July 3 on Main Street Belle Plaine will be a busy place this weekend as they celebrate the Fourth of July weekend with several events. The celebration starts Friday, July 3, on Main Street, with the fourth annual “A Taste of Belle Plaine,” from 5:30 to 8 p.m. The Belle […]

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From the desk of the Belle Plaine Mayor

June 30, 2015 Star Press Union

From the desk of the mayor By Dave Fish Belle Plaine Mayor Dear Citizens of Belle Plaine: The Benco building will have a new occupant! I do not have all the information yet, but as I type this newsletter we are proud to welcome Frontier Coop from Norway to the City of Belle Plaine. Now […]

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Supervisors to meet Tuesday, June 30

June 29, 2015 Star Press Union

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING June 30, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. Benton County Board of Supervisors Room 1. 9:00 A.M. Call to Order 2. Approve minutes 3. 9:05 a.m. Barb Greenlee Re: Set land use hearing date for Marty and Stephanie Hanson part of Parcel B SW ¼ NW ¼ Sec 32-86-10 4. 9:10 a.m. Amend Resolution […]

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OBITUARY: Marceil Kimm

June 28, 2015 Benton County obituaries

BLAIRSTOWN – Marceil Kimm, 88, died Saturday, June 27, 2015 at Rose Haven Nursing Home in Marengo. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, July 1, 2015, at Grace Lutheran Church in Blairstown with the Rev. David Rempfer officiating. Interment will be held at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Blairstown. Friends may call from […]

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State development director comes to Benton County for a day

June 26, 2015 Star Press Union

Durham urges Benton County to work on county-wide vision By JIM MAGDEFRAU Star Press Union What’s happening in Benton County? Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) Director Debi Durham received a first-hand look as she made a swing through Benton County on Wednesday, June 17. Between visits at Click Stop in Urbana and Wallace Farms, rural Van […]

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