Board looks at leasing space in elementary school

Posted April 26, 2017 at 4:44 pm

WWG Board discussed concerns on distance learning for Spanish class

By Tom Merchant

Sentinel Tribune

WWg — Krista Kopperud Human Services Planner for Southwest Health and Human Services gave a presentation on possible expansion of their offices. Kopperud says the organization offers 40 various services they deliver in Lincoln, Lyon, Murray, Pipestone, Redwood and Rock Counties.

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    Lumber and building center plan moves forward

    By Tom Merchant

    Sentinel Tribune

    Westbrook — Roger Haar has been working with Mr. Theisen's Applied Economics class to put together a business proposal to open a lumber and hardware business in Westbrook. At a meeting held last Thursday evening at the Westbrook Senior Center over 50 people showed up to hear information about a proposed lumber and hardware business in Westbrook.

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    Drone discovery

    Youth in Lyon County had an opportunity to explore how drone engineering and remote sensing can be used in real-world applications during Drone Discovery, a hands-on program conducted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach – Lyon County Friday, April 21. Leading the class were Lyon County 4-H and Youth coordinator, Jill Postma, and K-12 youth program assistant, Laura

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    Choosing the next path

    College visits and work study help students get sneak peak

    With graduation around the corner and high school seniors weighing their options for life after high school, underclassmen are also busy utilizing available resources to help make those important decisions.


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    Restoring unique character

    Residents of Larchwood will be sure to notice the renovation and new look of the former B & B bar. The old building will be getting a makeover and will offer a different atmosphere now that Adam Kerkvliet has purchased the building.

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    Micawber Club held Easter Egg Hunt

    Last Saturday afternoon the Walnut Grove Micawber Club held their annual Easter Egg Hunt in the city park. At left: Kids could choose two prizes at the prize table. Right: There was a mad dash by kids and parents to hunt down 20 of the hundreds of plastic Easter eggs.

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    Area singers take once in lifetime trip to Carnegie Hall

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    Tracy Headlight Herald

    Matthew Knakmuhs wasn’t exactly blown away when he first walked into one of the most famous edifices of entertainment New York has to offer. Walking into the auditorium moments before performing was a different story.

    Knakmuhs, along with nine other members

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    Informational meeting to open a hardware lumber facility

    By Tom Merchant

    Sentinel Tribune

    westbrook WWG — This past January the Westbrook community lost a long standing business, when Westbrook Home Center decided to close its doors. Without a doubt it was a huge blow to the community that affects just about anyone living here.

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    Connie Groen


    Rock Rapids, Iowa

    April 14, 2017

    Connie Groen, 89, of Rock Rapids, Iowa, died Friday April 14, 2017, at Sanford Hospital in Rock Rapids, Iowa.

    Funeral services were Tuesday, April 18,

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    Richard Van Otterloo


    Rock Valley, Iowa

    April 12, 2017

    Richard G. Van Otterloo, 87, of Rock Valley, Iowa, died Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at Hegg Memorial Health Center, Rock Valley.

    Funeral services were

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