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Progress on the horizon

Posted December 7, 2017 at 2:28 pm

jjensen@ncppub.com

One scan of the horizon at the site of the new medical facility in Rock Rapids highlights the progress that has been made in recent weeks. A tall crane stretches into the sky and methodically lifts pieces of structural steel into place. The metal covers a large portion of the foundation that was completed a few weeks ago. Block and brick structures are visible at the front and back of the facility layout. And a new city street winds around the north stretch of the site.

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    Efficiency ahead for Alvord Fire and Rescue

    Efficiency ahead for

    Alvord Fire and Rescue

    jjensen@ncppub.com

    The Alvord volunteer fire department has needed a new fire station for several years. For the past two years, plans have been discussed and finalized for a new facility. In late September, work on the site of a new safety complex on

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    That’s a wrap

    Posted November 30, 2017 at 9:54 pm

    jhommes@ncppub.com

    The 2017 harvest season got off to a later-than-usual start for most of Iowa

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    Boys’ State representative

    Posted November 30, 2017 at 9:53 pm

    Brandon Ballinger, also a senior from Inwood, Iowa, was nominated to go to Boys’ State which is structured similarly, teaching the boys about different aspects of politics and government. This selection was based on

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    Making change

    Posted November 30, 2017 at 9:52 pm

    sarahm@ncppub.com

    Kendra Michael, a senior at West Lyon, had the unique opportunity to attend Girls’ State in June

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