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Wolf Creek holding auditions for Christmas play Oct. 23 & 24

The Wolf Creek Players will be holding auditions for their Christmas play, and local talent is needed! The Players will present "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever" this year, and auditions will be held on Sunday, October 23 from 2-4 p.m. and Monday, October 24 from 6:30-8 p.m. at the St. Joseph ...

Art Club’s Annual Pumpkin Painting Contest Oct. 27

Art Club is hosting its Annual Pumpkin Painting Contest!When: Thursday, October 27th 5PM - 8PMWhere: North Tama CafeteriaHow Much: $5 for large pumpkins, $3 for medium, $2 for smallOR: BRING YOUR OWN! JUST PAY $3 ADMISSION FEE FOR PAINTING SUPPLIESPromptly at 8:00 Art Club will judge pumpkins ...

Superintendent News & Views

Getting children to and from school safely each day is serious business, and EVERYONE in our communities can play a role in keeping our children safe. The week of October 17 is National School Bus Safety Week. While the national observation of the week focuses specifically on bus safety, I ...

Buckingham Boosters September meeting

The Buckingham Boosters September meeting was held on September 11, 2016 at 4:30 pm. Levi Beenken called the meeting to order at 4:35. Ryan Hosek led the Pledge of Allegiance. The Roll Call question was "What is your favorite part about being in 4-H?"It was answered by five members. Minutes ...

#2 Union faces #1 Fayette in battle of unbeatens

The Union Knights went on the road to beat a talented Waukon team 37-16 last Friday, inching ever closer to an undefeated regular season.Union (7-0) relied on another solid rushing performance from Isaiah Vaughn, who racked up 126 yards and three touchdowns. Quarterback Troy Hanus was 12-of-19 ...

UHS hosts Fall Vocal Concert October 18

On Tuesday, Oct. 18th at 7:30pm the Union High School Vocal Department will present their Fall Vocal Concert as the first public event of the 2016-2017 Concert Season.Mr. Mitchell, vocal director at UHS stated, "This will be a great way for the public to experience the great things to come from ...

La Porte City Chocolate Walk Oct. 27

The La Porte City Chamber of Commerce's Annual Chocolate Walk will take place on Thursday, October 27, 2016 from 5:30 to 8 p.m.Starting locations for this year's event are The Getaway Bar & Grill at 106 Commercial St. and Funky Monkey Vintage Finds at 308 Hwy. 218 N. The event will end ...

Wolf Creek holding auditions for Christmas play Oct. 23 & 24

The Wolf Creek Players will be holding auditions for their Christmas play, and local talent is needed! The Players will present "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever" this year, and auditions will be held on Sunday, October 23 from 2-4 p.m. and Monday, October 24 from 6:30-8 p.m. at the St. Joseph ...

Dysart Community Foundation awards grant to Dysart-Geneseo Elementary

Three staff members of the Dysart-Geneseo Elementary School applied for a 2016 grant from the Dysart Community Foundation to integrate technology in its curriculum of education to meet Iowa Core Standards for struggling learners. On hand for the grant distribution for the purchase of six ...

Kubik-Finch Post #142 meeting

Kubik-Finch Post #142 Legion Auxiliary held their membership dinner on September 20, 2016 at 6 p.m. with 21 members attending. Kathy Stammer, Cindy Blaine, Arlene Schmidt, Vi Barge & Verona Staker were the hostesses.Mayor Pete Holden was our speaker and gave an interesting report on the ...