Friday 22 May 2015

Local News

State releases school enrollment numbers



Wednesday, 04 February 2015 15:08

Statewide numbers climb; Local numbers drop

For the fourth year in a row, the overall number of students enrolled in Iowa’s public schools for the 2014-15 school year increased from the year before, according to the official certified enrollment report released Jan. 30 by the Iowa Department of Education.

  This pattern follows 17 years of declining enrollment. However, the rate of growth is slowing and is expected to plateau in the years to come.


Get ready to rock and roll!



Thursday, 29 January 2015 15:38

It’s Winter Dance Party weekend

(pictured left) Ventura elementary school welcomed Nikki Barragy from the Surf Ballroom


Ventura Mayor Art Tesar will step down Jan. 31



Thursday, 29 January 2015 15:37

Ventura Mayor Art Tesar submitted his resignation to the City Council Monday night.  Tesar, who was elected in November 2013, is moving out of the Ventura city limits and into Clear Lake.  The resignation is effective Saturday, Jan. 31.


Postmaster pleads guilty to stealing mail, contents of packages



Thursday, 29 January 2015 15:37

        A former postal services employee who stole mail pled guilty Friday, Jan. 23,  in federal court in Sioux City.


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