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21st century model classrooms prototyping

21st century model classrooms prototyping

CHARLES CITY (IOWA) What does a 21st century classroom look like? Charles City Community Schools will be testing prototype classrooms as the district continues design work on a new single campus school. BLDD Architects will transform a 6000 square foot warehouse in Charles City into a mockup learning environment to see first hand what students,


No state codes covering EMS care

FLOYD, IA – If a fire breaks out in your home or business or you need the police, you probably have come to rely on the knowledge that help is only a phone call away. But what if it’s a medical emergency? Most people are not aware that emergency medical assistance is not “guaranteed” in

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Mosquito/Public Health Pest Management Course Offered

CHARLES CITY, IA – Floyd County will host a Mosquito/Public Health Pest Management Continuing Instructional Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. The program will be shown at locations across Iowa through the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Pest Management and the Environment (PME) program. The local site for the Oct.

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Decorah named 2014 All-Star Community 

DECORAH, IA – The Iowa League of Cities recognized the city of Decorah as a 2014 All-Star Community at the League’s Annual Conference & Exhibit, which was held in Council Bluffs from September 24-26. The All-Star Community Award is the most prestigious honor given by the League to cities. Entries are judged by a panel

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Homecoming day in Charles City 

CHARLES CITY, IA – Today is homecoming in Charles City and excitement is running high. The homecoming King and Queen will be selected today and introduced at the Homecoming parade. All of the members of the Homecoming Court are obviously good friends and very honored to have been selected to represent their school. Here are

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Floyd Co VA Admin Retires

CHARLES CITY, IA – Floyd County Veterans bid farewell to their Friend  Marci Hall Jacobson at her retirement party Wed afternoon. She has served as the Veteran Affairs Administrator for 20 years and as she stood by the door of the crowded room to greet each of her well wishers, Marci took a moment to

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Iowawatch presents “thinking globally”  

  CHARLES CITY, IA –  More and more employers want workers who have international experiences. As a result, iowa schools and colleges are increasing their global opportunities. The Waterloo community school district is one of a growing number of schools offering international experiences for its students. Sherice (sha-reese) Ortman coordinates the Waterloo effort, and says the