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home : news Friday, February 27, 2015

Photo by Kate Howes Thinking outside the box: Author Billy Dohrmann of Des Moines, grandson of Bill and Connie Dohrmann of Low Moor, visits with students at Ekstrand Elementary Monday morning to read his book “Boxes for Billy” in honor of National Reading Week. The book is about a little boy named Billy, whose family moves to a new house. When Billy sees the stacks of empty boxes, his imagination comes up with all kinds of uses for them.

County freezes salaries, wages
Clinton County employees will not see a raise next year if the Clinton County Board of Supervisors' recommnedation sticks.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Goose Lake Council approves utilities shut-off notice
It was a brief meeting of the Goose Lake City Council Thursday when members were shown a revised copy of the city's 24-Hour Disconnect Notice for delinquent
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Author brings interest in reading to students at Ekstrand Elementary
Billy Dohrmann was in first grade when he discovered his love for writing stories.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Area graduate develops new expense app
While sitting in class one day, Melanie Slattery came up with what evolved into an award-winning business idea.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
DeWitt council balances 2015-16 general fund
In a relatively stress-free budget workshop Monday night, the DeWitt City Council made several tweaks to the proposed 2015-16 fiscal year general fund to assure tax rates would not change. The rates are currently at an estimated 14.07209 per $1,000 valuation on residential property.


Friday, February 6, 2015
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