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home : news Friday, February 5, 2016

Bright ideas: Ekstrand Elementary third-grade teacher Maria Rex holds up a poster board created by Livy Crandall, which details her plan of having a concession stand, cleaner bathrooms and a “big kid area” at Lincoln Park.

Ekstrand third-graders give community betterment ideas
If you think third graders don't have opinions about what happens in their community, think again.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Both party caucuses see heavy turnout
Jim Burke of DeWitt has voted in every election - except maybe a school board race - since he voted for the man he calls "Give 'Em Hell Harry." (Harry Truman) And he's attended every caucus since they first started in 1972.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Halfway to the finish line
The 2015-2016 school year has surpassed the halfway mark and so far, students in Sydney Slinkman's first-grade class at Ekstrand Elementary have learned a lot.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Northeast decision imminent
The Northeast School District plans to have a new superintendent hired by the end of this week.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016
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