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 • Jewell City Council to meet Monday evening.

 A meeting of the Jewell City Council will be Monday evening at 7:00 at the city hall. The council will hear from a representative from the Trash Man to discuss weekly recycling in the community. There will be discussion on updating the park board ordinance,approve a motion to remove Karen Culpepper a signer on all of the city of Jewell's bank accounts, and look at a request for a new street light to be installed.There will be a look at yard repairs needed due to a water leak,discuss approved the use of the city electric sign,review a lot rebate and tax abatement requests for 406 South Street and an update on the Jewell water plan plus other matters.

 • Northeast Hamilton sees slight increase in enrollment.

 At its meeting Thursday night, the Northeast Hamilton Community School Board received the certified enrollment for the 2016-17 school year. Assistant superintendent and principal Mike Kruger said the enrollment stands at 195 students. Last year's enrollment was at 193 students. The board accepted the resignation of part time school nurese Julie Olson. Kruger said her position will be advertised. In another personnel issue, the board approved the contract recommendation of Julie Payne for serving as ELL and special education instructor once a week. 

Last week's Trojan Spirit Night was well attended with a great turnout enjoying a meal and activities. A special thanks goes out to all the volunteers that participated in the kitchen, the classrooms and gymnasium. The Northeast Hamilton School Improvement Advisory Commission will meet in January to look at issues including school finances, building needs, bullying and harassment matters and more. A date will be set at a future board meeting.

Kruger announced that a new elevator will  be installed next week at the school. Plans were announced for an all school trip to the Iowa Wild hockey game in Des Moines on Thursday,November 10 at 10:30 at Wells Fargo Arena.

The next Northeast Hamilton school board meeting will be on Thursday,November 10 at 6:00 p.m. at the elementary media center in Blairsburg.

 • Webster City Community School Board to meet Monday.

 The next Webster City Community School Board will meet Monday evening at 6:00 at the school office at 820 Des Moines Street. The board will take action on the ag department aquaculture and animal lab proposal, approve the textbook inventory, approve fund raising requests and special education contract. The certified enrollment for the Webster City school district will be announced at the board meeting. There will be a a review of a board policy on wellneess plus other matters.

 • Fort Dodge man facing charges after Tuesday incident.
 • Hamilton County Conservation Board award contract to Mason City architectural firm for B.W. Conference Center pending approval.




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    Iowan involved in landmark free speech case has died
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    Harlan man sent to federal prison on child porn charge
    A 55-year-old western Iowa man has been sentenced to five years in prison for having child porn on his computer. Michael Garreans of Harlan pleaded guilty this past June to possessing child pornography. In mid-2014, Garreans posted a video of two unclothed minors to a website that was being monitored by law enforcement. Investigators later […]
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    Iowa’s top election official: 18-26 year olds are key in 2016
    Iowa’s secretary of state predicts “millennial” voters will decide this year’s election. “Specifically the 18-to-26 year olds. That’s my prediction. Watch that group,” says Paul Pate, the state official who oversees elections in Iowa. Pate says most voters above the age of 26 have become allied with either the Republican or Democratic Parties, but not millennials. […]
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    Governor requests federal disaster declaration for 19 northeast Iowa counties
    The governor is asking for a presidential disaster declaration for 19 counties hit by storms and flooding in September. The governor’s request for the damage done between September 21st and 23rd is for public infrastructure only. Information from the governor’s office says the damage assessment showed the number of uninsured homes that suffered major damage […]
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