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The final Prom for Northeast Hamilton High School held April 18 at the Williams Community Center.

 • Hamilton County accident.

 The Hamilton County Sheriff's Department investigated a one car accident early last Monday evening on County Road R-38 south of Kamrar. Reportedly a northbound 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix driven by Tyler Anderson of Blairsburg lost control,entering the west ditch where it struck a field driveway. The Anderson car vaulted over the driveway where it came to rest  on the north side of the road. Anderson suffered a bloody nose as a result of the accident. Damage to the Anderson car was estimated at $2000. Investigating deputy Rod Hicock charged Tyler Anderson with Failure to Maintain Control and Failure to Report a Personal Injury Accident.

 • Northeast Hamilton School Board sets August 24 as the starting date for the 2015-16 school year.

 August 24 is the date set for the start of the 2015-16 school year for students in the Northeast Hamilton Community School District. The school board Thrusday night approved the school calendar. The calendar features dates set for professional development,parent teacher conferences and Christmas-New Year's vacation. The final day of classes for the 2015-16 school year barring any snow make up days.will be May 26,2016. 

The Northeast Hamilton school board received good news regarding its graduation and drop out rate over the last four years as presented by the Iowa Department of Education. The school had a 100 percent graduation rate with a zero percent drop out rate over a four year period. 

Prior to the regular board meeting Thursday evening, the Northeast Hamilton school board met with their board counterparts from Stratford and Webster City on issues of concern between all three districts. Issues addressed were transportation needs. day care matters and on the school calendar. No action was taken as it was an informational meeting. This was the final joint meeting between the three school boards for this school year.

In other matters, the Northeast Hamilton school board approved to move forward with a day care program. No timetable was set for the day care service with the matter to be looked at a future meeting. The school board approved the tentative list of 14 students to receive diplomas at the final Northeast Hamilton graduation ceremony on May 17. Glenn Tjaaden was hired as summer driver education instructor beginning June 1. There will be 11 students enrolled in this year's course. The Enhance Hamilton County Foundation awarded the Northeast Hamilton district a grant for $2500 for a Safety First program for students. A summer school program for at-risk students in grades kindergarten through fourth will again be offered this year. The board voted to delay setting the fees for school registration and school lunches for next school year until next month. In personnel matters, the Northeast Hamilton board approve the contract recommendation for Virginia Hoelscher for individual and large group speech and the resignations of Adam Vorrie as social studies and history teacher and Sally Greenfield as guidance counselor were accepted. The board also voted not to renew the lease agreement with the Prairie Lakes AEA. The Iowa Association for Educational Purchasing agreement was approved for food and supplies for next school year. An auction will be held this fall at the Northeast Hamilton school for the sale of inventory equipment from the middle and high school building.

 • Webster City Community School Board to meet Monday.

 A presentation on Hamilton Regional High School will be made at this Monday's Webster City Community School Board meeting. The board will discuss the WCF Financial Bank possession agreement for the building at 820 Des Moines Street. Bread and milk bids for next school year will be presented. Contract settlements with the Webster City Education Association and the Webster City Educational Services Association will be reviewed by the board. In other matters, the Webster City Community School Board will look at non bargaining and administrative salaries, review the 2014 audit, and the April 23 meeting with the Stratford and Northeast Hamilton school boards. The board will also accept resignations and contract recommendations. Meeting time is set for 6:00 Monday evening at the school administration building at 825 Beach Street.

 • Free Summer Lunch Program returns this year to Webster City.
 • Eight people injured in two vehicle accident Tuesday morning east of Ellsworth.



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