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Stories from Tuesday, April 19, 2011

R-U to add on multi-purpose room, music room, more (04/19/11)
The Remsen-Union School building will soon be under construction. The R-U Board of Directors approved final plans for an addition to the current school building at its meeting last week. The addition will include a new multi-purpose room, locker rooms, a vocal/elementary music room, a flexible classroom, restrooms and improved storage space...
Chef returns to the kitchen in Le Mars (04/19/11)
With a flick of his wrist, Shaun Brangwin tossed a wok, and meat and vegetables tumbled together into a steaming hot stir-fry. Moments later he spooned the concoction into a pan and placed it in a food warmer at the Hy-Vee in Le Mars. Brangwin is the new Chinese kitchen manager at Hy-Vee -- but he's no stranger to cooking or Le Mars...
CSADV rolls out new sexual assault prevention program (04/19/11)
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and the Council on Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence is launching a new, broader prevention program. "We're learning that this prevention work can't be piecemeal," said Cathy Van Mannen, Council on Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence (CSADV) outreach coordinator for Plymouth County...
Rep. Huseman recovering after heart attack (04/19/11)
What started as a trip home from Des Moines ended up in emergency double bypass surgery for Rep. Dan Huseman (R-Aurelia) earlier this month. Huseman, who is now home recovering, says he is feeling well and is still on the job for his constituents in Iowa House District 53...
Museum hosts Good Friday Pilgrimage (04/19/11)
Area residents may make a Good Friday Pilgrimage at the Plymouth County Historical Museum's Religious Heritage Room. The public is invited to visit the room between 11 a.m. and noon on Friday and view "The Morning of the Crucifixion," a 119-year-old painting of mural proportions...
Sign up begins for state credit on house taxes (04/19/11)
People who qualify for a state credit on their house taxes or mobile homes taxes can sign up for those credits. To qualify, Iowa residents who own their own homes must be 65 years or older by Dec. 31, 2010 (or totally disabled and 18 years of age or older) and have a total household income of less than $20,741 for the year of 2010, including social security earnings...
Take care of your vehicle - it pays (04/19/11)
The average price of gasoline in Iowa was $3.80 on Sunday, according to GasBuddy.com, 98 cents per gallon higher than a year ago and ten percent higher than a month ago. Iowa's gasoline price is the same than the national average, which has gone up 27.4 cents in the past month and 93.5 cents over the year...
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