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The Iowa Falls School District will not extend the availability of additional sick time for employees who are ill or have to quarantine because of COVID-19. That decision was made by the school board on Monday, but not before a lengthy discussion about whether it was necessary and warranted …

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Soon, the question of whether the Iowa Falls School District should raise taxes to fund construction of a new school will be up to the voters to decide. On Monday, the district’s board voted to accept a petition that will put the issue on the ballot for a special election on March 2.

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Earlier this year, Green Belt Bank & Trust and Chris and Jessie Weaver issued a challenge to the Iowa Falls-Alden Band Boosters: raise $10,000 in donations every year for five years, and have that money matched each year - $5,000 from the bank and $5,000 from the Weavers. If the boosters…

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Chapter 103 of Iowa’s administrative rules on corporal punishment, seclusion and restraint has been under review for some time. The Hubbard-Radcliffe School Board learned at its meeting on Monday in Radcliffe that the rules will kick in on Jan. 20.

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It’s been almost 50 years since Iowa Falls saw the construction of a new school building. Next year, voters in the district will be asked to end that streak by approving a tax increase that would raise millions of dollars to replace two 80-plus-year-old buildings with a new elementary school.

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A dozen little hands touch the wall inside a wooden octagon. The ball bounces twice in the middle and chaos ensues as they slap the bouncing orb back-and-forth at each other, squealing and laughing the entire time.