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On March 6, the IKM-Manning School Board voted unanimously to close the classroom sections of its school building in Manilla. The building, which turns 100 next year, will continue to be used for junior high sporting events, as a central office and as a bus stop.
On March 6, the IKM-Manning School Board voted unanimously to close the classroom sections of its school building in Manilla. The building, which turns 100 next year, will continue to be used for junior high sporting events, as a central office and as a bus stop.
Harsh words fly in a packed auditorium.

Fingers point in accusations of bias. Calls for community cooperation are met with bitter dissent. The scene is familiar in rural Iowa as shrinking populations force school districts to make the financial decision to consolidate or close school buildings - often the pride of the small towns in which they reside.
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    There is “no doubt” there is an underage drinking problem in Carroll County, Carroll Community Schools superintendent Rob Cordes said during Monday night’s school board meeting. 
  • Younger voters had bigger role in ISL win
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  • Pro-levy leaders got their voters to the polls early

    A significant difference between the 2008 and 2014 instructional support levy result is the number of absentee votes cast.

     
  • Plot Day speaker: FFA yields big benefits

    Speaking before a backdrop of fields that could produce bumper-crop yields for Carroll Area FFA, KCIM Radio farm broadcaster Von Ketelsen touted the benefits reaped from a strong FFA program.

     
  • Glidden-Ralston and Ar-We-Va Community School districts clawed their way off watch lists this year, defying statewide trends reported in the 2014 State Report Card for No Child Left Behind, released this morning. 
  • IKM-Manning principal honored by student council
    Before becoming IKM-Manning High School principal, Brian Wall served as a student council adviser. 
  • A silver cord will distinguish IKM-Manning High School graduates for volunteer efforts in local communities starting with the May 2015 graduating class. 
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  • Enrollment in the Kuemper Catholic School System increased by 15 students for the 2014-15 school year.

     
  • Glidden-Ralston teachers encouraged to foster curiosity
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  • Why should students attend Iowa State?
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  • ISU seeks enthusiastic economic-development partners
    Research shouldn’t sit unused, said Iowa State University President Steven Leath — he’d rather see it implemented by start-ups in rural areas through partnerships between the university and regional economic-development organizations. 
  • The board of education gave superintendent Rob Cordes the go-ahead to pursue conversation with area vendors to install the routers on the buses this fall. It intends to test the Wi-Fi devices on four of the six buses to determine if the access is actually used. Cordes said it is unusual for more than four activity buses to be on the road at the same time during the fall season. 
  • Kuemper wins Traveling Challenge Cup 3rd year in a row
    Kuemper Catholic High School has won the 2A Bank Iowa Traveling Challenge Cup for the third consecutive year and fourth time in the last five years. 
  • Smooth Transition
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