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Van Horne Community Newsletter – December 2014

by jmagdefrau on December 19, 2014

Van Horne Community Newsletter December 2014 Holiday Greetings Van Horne area residents! December’s weather better than November’s, that is a pretty rare occurrence. Now if we could only see some sun. The holiday season and the end of the year are upon us. Where did the year go? There were about 70 kids at Santa […]

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Board backs administration; also gets SICL division update By JIM MAGDEFRAU Star Press Union editor BELLE PLAINE – The Belle Plaine Board of Education backed its administration in staying with the one-mile limit for those who are allowed student permits to come and go to school. At the board’s November meeting, one parent asked the […]

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Benton approves two new courses for course guide

December 19, 2014 Star Press Union

Benton also offers early retirement incentive By JIM MAGDEFRAU Star Press Union editor KEYSTONE – It’s halfway through the school year, and Benton is getting ready for the next school year, as the Benton Community Board of Directors approved the course guide for high school at their meeting, Wednesday, Dec. 17, in Van Horne. “We […]

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Benton school board to meet Wednesday, Dec. 17, in Keystone

December 15, 2014 Star Press Union

BENTON COMMUNITY BOARD OF EDUCATION REGULAR BOARD MEETING TIME: 7:30 P.M., WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2014  KEYSTONE CENTER MEDIA CENTER 280 4TH STREET, KEYSTONE, IA 1. CALL TO ORDER 7:30 PM 2. DELEGATIONS, COMMUNICATIONS, CONSIDERATION OF 7:32 PM ADDITIONAL ITEMS FOR THE AGENDA / OPEN FORUM 3. APPROVAL OF AGENDA 7:35 PM DECISION 4. APPROVAL OF MINUTES […]

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Agenda set for Belle Plaine City Council, Monday, Dec. 15

December 12, 2014 Star Press Union

Belle Plaine City Council Committee of the Whole Meeting December 15, 2014 City Hall, Council Chambers Tentative Agenda – Work Session 5:00 pm Items presented on the Committee of the Whole agenda are for review and discussion only.  No formal action will be taken, although staff maybe given directives.  Items requiring Council action will be […]

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Agenda set for Belle Plaine school board meeting

December 12, 2014 Star Press Union

BELLE PLAINE BOARD OF EDUCATION – REGULAR MEETING Belle Plaine Community School District Meeting date/time/location:  Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 6:45 p.m., Longfellow Elementary School, 707-7th Street, Belle Plaine, Iowa  52208 A. CALL TO ORDER B. ROLL CALL AND DECLARATION OF QUORUM C. APPROVAL OF AGENDA D. DELEGATIONS E. CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS Approval of the […]

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OBITUARY: Helen J. Kupka

December 12, 2014 Benton County obituaries

CHELSEA – Helen J. Kupka, 96, died Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014, at Sunny Hill Care Center in Tama from complications of age. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Chelsea with Deacon Joe Behounek presiding. Burial will be in Stayskal Cemetery, rural Chelsea. Visitation will be after […]

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SPORTS – Plainsmen compete at LS quad meet

December 12, 2014 Belle Plaine sports

Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014 At Lynnville-Sully Lynnville-Sully 60, Belle Plaine 18 170: Joey Schwenn (BEPL) over Jackson Hardin (LYSU) (Fall 1:55) 182: Noah Zylstra (LYSU) over Brandon Van Nevel (BEPL) (Fall 0:42) 220: Dillon Van Nevel (BEPL) won by forfeit 126: Dakota Henry (BEPL) over Sage Zylstra (LYSU) (Fall 4:52) 132: Carson Dunsbergen (LYSU) over […]

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SPORTS: Bobcats win three at DeWitt

December 12, 2014 Benton Community Sports

Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014 At Central Clinton, DeWitt Benton 40, Clear Creek-Amana 38 126: Quinn Murphy (CCA) over Garrett Werner (BECO) (TF 18-1 3:22) 132: David Jensen (CCA) over Taylor Schulze (BECO) (Fall 3:18) 138: Keaton Sherwood (BECO) over Jacob Wessling (CCA) (MD 18-5) 145: Logan Viktora (CCA) over Colton David (BECO) (Dec 10-4) 152: […]

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OBITUARY: William R. Donovan

December 8, 2014 Benton County obituaries

BELLE PLAINE – William R. Donovan, 84, died Friday, Dec. 5, 2014 at the Belle Plaine Nursing and Rehab Center. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church with Deacon Joe Behounek presiding. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery with military rites by Jennings-Bradshaw American Legion Post No. 39. […]

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