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Ventura, G-H Boards move toward sharing



Wednesday, 21 September 2011 11:51

The Ventura and Garner-Hayfield school boards have directed their attorneys to look into the details of drafting a letter of intent to participate in a whole-grade sharing agreement.  The two boards gathered in Ventura Wednesday for a joint meeting.
    The letter of intent must be filed by late October if the two school districts are to proceed with whole grade sharing next school year.


Chuck Berry headlines WDP



Wednesday, 21 September 2011 11:08

    The Surf Ballroom & Museum has announced Rock and Roll legend Chuck Berry is among the artists who are scheduled to appear at the 2012 Winter Dance Party event, scheduled for Feb. 1-4, 2012.
    Berry, also known as “The Father of Rock & Roll”, gained success by watching the audience’s reaction and playing accordingly, putting his listeners’ amusement above all else. For this reason, tunes like “Johnny B. Goode,” “Maybellene” and “Memphis” have become anthems to an integrated American youth and pop culture.


Clear Lake students kick off Homecoming week



Wednesday, 14 September 2011 12:27

Members of the Clear Lake High School Homecoming Court include (front L-R) queen candidates Caitlin Harle, Kaylee Good, McKenzie McLaughlin, Rachel Kunst, Sally Story and Libby Hewitt.  King candidates are (back L-R) Josh Pannhoff, Grant Holbrook, C.J. Nichols,


Opportunity Village will mark 40th anniversary with special events



Wednesday, 14 September 2011 11:30

    Forty years ago, on Sept. 15, the first cottage opened at Handicap Village in Clear Lake, as a home for adults with disabilities.  Today, known as Opportunity Village, the non-profit charitable organization serves more than 600 people throughout north central Iowa.
    To mark the 40th anniversary of services, Opportunity Village is celebrating with a public open house on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011.  A


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