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Math Minds

Posted April 16, 2019 at 4:07 pm

sarahm@ncppub.com

Sixth and seventh grade students from Inwood Christian School put their math skills to the test recently while attending a math bee. The sixth grade class went to Dordt College and the seventh graders headed to Northwestern College.

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    West Lyon School Board approves 2018-2019 budget

    cfrench@ncppub.com

    The West Lyon School Board seamlessly approved the 2019 -2020 budget for the district during the April 8 school board meeting.

    The night started off with a public hearing to give the community a chance to comment on or inquire about the proposed budget. No members of the public were in attendance. Superintendent Shawn Kreman presented key elements of the proposed budget

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    Compass Pointe shutters doors after running out of funds

    cfrench@ncppub.com

    Substance abuse treatment and mental health provider agency Compass Pointe shuttered its doors Monday, April 15, after running out of funding.

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    Opening new doors to healthcare close to home

    jjensen@ncppub.com

    More than two years after the Merrill Pioneer Community Hospital Association board of trustees and membership voted to partner with Avera on a new medical campus in Rock Rapids, the community got a first look at that partnership. An open house and ribbon cutting Saturday, April 13 ushered in hundreds of community members for tours, refreshments and an opportunity to

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    Wild West meets modern design

    sarahm@ncppub.com

    Instead of taking a test at the end of the Wild West history lesson, students at Inwood Christian School had a unique task to complete. Students were divided into groups to design a backpack for a wild-west era historical figure including thieves, outlaws and cavalrymen. With a little leather and creativity, these students envisioned everything their individual would need.

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    Saving the caboose

    sarahm@ncppub.com

    The Caboose in Lester may have new owners but they aren’t new to the bar and food service business. Cory DeSmet and Jenny Elyea took over the Caboose April 1, just weeks after it was announced the bar and grill would be closing. The new owners say it has been a whirlwind but are very excited to offer good food and good fun at the Caboose.

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    Season ends for WWG/RRC Speech

    Posted April 10, 2019 at 3:56 pm

    The 2019 speech season comes to a close for WWG/RRC Speech.  Though it didn’t end the way we would have liked, our team did us proud.  Elizabeth Wiggins, Ethan Price and Jack Derickson competed Saturday at the 3A section

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    Gardening with Jesse James

    Posted April 10, 2019 at 3:54 pm

    My gardening world opened when my mother gave me a packet of marigold seeds. Watching those tiny seeds become blooming plants was miraculous. The learning continued through hands on, a lot of

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    Impacting the world

    Posted April 10, 2019 at 3:46 pm

    sentrib@ncppub.com

    On Thursday evening, April 4, people from the community gathered at the Westbrook Community Center to hear a

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    Out of this world treasure

    Posted April 9, 2019 at 4:07 pm

    sarahm@ncppub.com

    Join Inwood Christian School for a night of treasure hunting. But be prepared to find a treasure that is not of this world. Kindergarten through

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