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The walls aren’t being torn down and the room’s not being expanded, but the work happening inside the Iowa Falls-Alden High School band room this summer will be an improvement for those who’ve grown accustomed to its now-formerly shabby ambiance.

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Students who attend South Hardin schools in person this fall will be required to wear masks, face shields or sit behind a portable Plexiglass desk shield when it is impossible to socially distance from others.

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The Iowa Falls and Alden school districts will start the new school year with half the students attending two days a week and the other half attending the other two days. But beyond that, many of the details of the new school year – held amid a global pandemic that’s spreading throughout the…

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Chris Barber compares the new Calkins Nature Area Swap Shop to the experience of accumulating tickets at an arcade or a county fair. The more you earn, the better your prize will be.

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A committee of volunteers is pushing toward its goal of making a recommendation to the Iowa Falls School Board on the future of its school buildings, but two key questions stick out. Would residents of the school district support a major construction project? And if the answer is yes, how mu…

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Iowa Falls School District leaders are preparing for whatever may await students and teachers when school resumes next month, whether that’s in-person instruction with face shields, UV light sanitizers and disinfectant “foot baths,” or remote learning at home. But whatever decision they make…

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Students taking driver’s education classes at Iowa Falls-Alden High School next year will get a price break, thanks to sponsorship from two local businesses and a change five years ago that’s built up the district’s driver’s education fund.