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Drone discovery

Posted April 26, 2017 at 4:36 pm

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 Beyenhof. “The kids are thinking like engineers to build drones and then worked as an engineering team to create a scenario and decide how a drone could help,” said Postma.

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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

    Posted April 19, 2017 at 6:16 pm

    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

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    Resilience trumps ACEs

    Posted April 19, 2017 at 6:09 pm

    Parents, caregivers and teachers want the best for the children and loved ones in their lives. Health

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    School bond issue passes

    Posted April 12, 2017 at 7:40 pm

    School officials at West Lyon will soon begin developing specific plans for a remodel of several curricular areas of the school after voters

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    Results are in

    Posted April 12, 2017 at 7:39 pm

    Elementary students wrapped up “Plant a Seed, Let’s Read” for reading week Friday, April 7. Each day,

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