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Nature Programs at Twin Ponds this weekend

Nature Programs at Twin Ponds this weekend

Ionia, IA – This Sunday you can bring the family out to the Twin Ponds Nature Center for “Wisdom Begins In Wonder”.  Jason Speltz of the New Horizons Chamber says its a free afternoon of fun and learning for all ages: The Nature Center Director Brian Moors says they will also have snow shoeing and

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Phasing out of 2 Iowa Mental Institutions proposed

DES MOINES | Gov. Terry Branstad is proposing an institutional realignment that would phase out services provided at mental health institutions in Mount Pleasant and Clarinda — a change that is drawing opposition from legislators in the affected communities. The budget plan the GOP governor presented to the split-control Legislature on Tuesday did not include

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Mentoring  Program Expanding into Nashua 

New  Hampton, IA – January is National Mentoring Month. New Hampton’s Star Mentoring Program Coordinator Maggie Johnson who took  over as program coordinator in July, and says Youth today face a world that is vastly different from the one in which children grew up even a few years ago. Mentoring programs have received serious attention