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04/16/2015 - 5:03pm
CLARKSVILLE — The Clarksville School District received a couple of notes on the audit of its 2013-2014 finances.   During the year ending June 30, 2014, the district had a deficit of $69,665 in the fund for capital projects: physical plant and equipment levy, and two deficit student activity fund accounts that were $9,786 in the red, auditors Nolte, Cornman & Johnson of Newton...
04/09/2015 - 12:03am
DES MOINES – Adding 229 acres to the Big Marsh Wildlife Management Area between Allison and Parkersburg is on the agenda when a state group meets Thursday, April 9 in Harlan.   The Natural Resource Commission of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources is slated to purchase the land, which adjoins the Big Marsh WMA, for $230,000 from...
04/08/2015 - 11:38pm
  The Clarksville School District will hold its budget hearing on Thursday, April 9.   A legal publication gives the proposed budget and tax rate.   Clarksville is proposing to levy $13.57320 per $1,000 assessed valuation for fiscal 2016, payable in fall 2015 to spring 2016, about 66 cents higher that taxes due last fall and this...
04/08/2015 - 11:33pm
WAVERLY — Despite advances in technology, physical storm spotting remains an important tool for weather reporting.   "Eyes on the ground are still the best reports ever invented," said Ken Harding, meteorologist in charge at the National Weather Service in Johnston, at a training for potential storm spotters, hosted by Butler...
04/08/2015 - 5:01pm
DES MOINES — The School Budget Review Committee on Wednesday, April 8, approved the modified supplemental amount North Butler Schools requested for the 2014-2015 school year, $213,773.   After the school district's corrective action plan was denied in January, the district had to resubmit it by a Feb. 20 deadline, also meet the...
04/02/2015 - 10:59am
  A rural provider of children's mental health care has concerns with decreased reimbursement from the state and a decreased frame of billable time to work in.   While Rusty Eddy supports expectations of higher educational attainment in behavioral health workers, he said it is becoming increasingly difficult to retain highly...
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