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04/16/2019 - 5:13pm
CORALVILLE – As Iowans in the western part of the state brace for additional flooding predicted by the National Weather Service, the State Hygienic Laboratory is working around the clock to test for contaminants in drinking water from private wells. "Our partners at the National Weather Service are forecasting additional flooding impacts from the intense weather system moving through...
04/03/2019 - 2:36pm
A local treasure in neighboring Greene County, Spring Lake is a 240-acre park nestled on the outskirts of Jefferson, just north of Highway 30. Originally founded as a private amusement park in the 1920s, the park was once home to water slides and other various amusement rides, but has since gone through its fair share of changes. Fast forward...
04/03/2019 - 2:35pm
Nineteen OHS students were inducted to the National Honor Society on March 26. Membership of the society is based on scholarship, leadership, service, and character. The evening began with current members serving desert, offering opening remarks, and then leading the new members through their service pledges. New members then signed the official...
04/03/2019 - 2:26pm
From Claire Smith On March 25 I spent the day with my classmate, Hannah Salati, job shadowing at The Ogden Reporter. Experiencing what goes into the weekly news was an incredible, eye opening opportunity. The two individuals behind the paper are Corinne Wetzel, as editor, and Miranda Parker, as marketing and sales. However, their roles in the...
03/27/2019 - 10:33am
Iowans, including families, farmers, and businesses looking for resources or information following the devastating flooding in the state can find a frequently-updated page on Sen. Grassley’s website at grassley.senate.gov/flooding.
03/27/2019 - 10:30am
It’s safe to say that nearly all of us have heard the phrase “walk a mile in my shoes,” in regard to relating to another person’s situation. It’s a good lesson to learn; whether you’ve been there or not, you should always try to understand others’ situations with compassion. So when Sean Taylor was injured...
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