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Letter: Be responsible -- vote yes to help the community

2018 marks my 12th year of teaching in Worthington. I currently have 104 fourth-grade orchestra students at Prairie Elementary. That figure surpasses by 10 the total number of orchestra students (grades 4 through 12) I started with here in 2006. The biggest difference with this new total is that the

WORTHINGTON DAILY GLOBE - 2018-01-16 17:08:01

Winterfest Medallion Hunt 2018: Clue 2

Winter weather is not for the weak The wind is blowing as we speak Join in the hunt if that's what you wish While searching the town you can see people fish Clue 1: Winterfest fun is better than ever, With such great events, who cares about weather? Seasoned fans know what happens today; The medalli

WORTHINGTON DAILY GLOBE - 2018-01-16 12:35:17

'True beauty' vlogger surprises area students

Hannah Forcier wishes she was the type of girl who hadn't cared as much about her looks in the past. She said her high-school self's day depended on achieving what she thought was perfect beauty. After high school, the New Hampshire native moved to Los Angeles, intent on being an actress. Instead th

DICKINSONCOUNTYNEWS.COM - 2018-01-16 06:00:00

Local high school students learn hands on for J-Term at Iowa Lakes

Under an instructors watchful eye, students from Spirit Lake and Okoboji high schools donned safety gear and hard hats to climb a massive ladder. Down the hall, another group of students put on safety goggles to pick apart heating systems. Classes started Jan. 10 for Iowa Lakes Community College stu

DICKINSONCOUNTYNEWS.COM - 2018-01-16 06:00:00

Iowa Lakes brings performers together for music contests

Iowa Lakes Community College will host its annual Jazz Band Contest for area high school bands on Thursday and Friday, Jan. 18-19. Twenty-one high school jazz bands will travel to Estherville to perform and compete for first, second and third place in four classes. Each band will also be given valua

DICKINSONCOUNTYNEWS.COM - 2018-01-16 06:00:00

Annual chili cook-off to ladle out Winter Games fun

Photos by Dave Petrick The 38th Annual University of Okoboji Games technically kicks off Thursday, Jan. 25, and things will be in full swing by the next day when the chili starts flying. The games' annual chili cook-off is scheduled from 5-7 p.m. Friday at the Dickinson County Expo Building and the

DICKINSONCOUNTYNEWS.COM - 2018-01-16 06:00:00

Teen Music Association helps youth find their voice

The Iowa Rock 'n' Roll Music Association is working to provide opportunities for northwest Iowa youth to find their voice. The Teen Music Association was created to engage grade 7-12 students in socially acceptable means of self-expression. We are basically producing free music-based activities for

DICKINSONCOUNTYNEWS.COM - 2018-01-16 06:00:00

Chocolate Classic serves up shopping, sugar

Photos by Dave Petrick Even if the roads are covered in salt during this year's University of Okoboji Winter Games, there will be plenty of sweet things to be found on campus. The annual Chocolate Classic and Galleria will be sure to appeal to the public's collective sweet tooth from 1-3 p.m. Saturd

DICKINSONCOUNTYNEWS.COM - 2018-01-16 06:00:00

YSD: Man dies from gunshot wounds overnight in Sunnyside

police lights.jpg SUNNYSIDE, Wash. Yakima County Sheriff's deputies say a man has died after being shot in Sunnyside. Just before midnight last night, a woman called 911 to report that her boyfriend had been shot. The woman took the victim to Astria Sunnyside Hospital, where the 30-year-old man fro

KEPR - 2018-01-16 06:56:18

DACA fight echoes King's legacy, Pasco advocate says

When Felix Vargas joined the U.S. State Department, he stood on the Lincoln Memorial and remembered Martin Luther King Jr. Ten years before, the slain Civil Rights leader stood on that stage and told a crowd of about 250,000 about his dream. King's message of peaceful resistance remains resonant,

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2018-01-16 03:07:00

Pasco, Arizona men shot. One dies in Sunnyside hospital

A Pasco man is recovering after he showed up at a Sunnyside hospital with a gunshot wound. The unnamed 32-year-old man was one of two people who arrived at Astria Sunnyside Hospital with gunshot wounds Monday night. The other, a 30-year-old Arizona man, died shortly after arriving. Deputies learne

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2018-01-16 17:48:00

Pasco man's confrontation with alleged mail thief goes viral

A Pasco resident surprised an alleged mail thief with a camera Friday afternoon. The River Boulevard resident spotted Christopher Jennings, 39, of Pasco, pawing through the mailbox about 3 p.m. It's unclear whether the man had just arrived home, but the video shows his car with the door open. The

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2018-01-16 01:49:00

Pasco police find pet goat, return him to owners

PASCO, Wash. - Police say the turnaround was quick after they found a goat with a collar and returned him to his owners. Pasco police located the goat at 10:30 a.m. Monday in the area of Burden and Road 52. Police knew he had a home to get back to since he was wearing a collar and a leash. After pol

KEPR - 2018-01-15 16:13:19

Another mail theft caught on camera

Officer Roman Trujillo said mail theft isn't happening more often these days, we're just seeing more of it caught on camera. "It's something that does happen. And people need to be aware of it," he said. Check out the latest incident by watching this story, link above; this time the suspected mail t

KEPR - 2018-01-15 19:54:09

27th Annual Bell-Ringing Ceremony honors Martin Luther King Jr. Day

The college recognized people in the community who follow by example and presented the Martin Luther King, spirit award. PASCO, Wash.- In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, over 200 community members came out to Columbia Basin College for the 27th Annual Bell Ringing Ceremony. The college recogni

KEPR - 2018-01-15 18:33:16

West Richland PD arrest man who allegedly choked his wife

WEST RICHLAND, Wash. - A man is arrested after reports said he choked his wife. The West Richland Police Department (WRPD) said the victim almost lost consciousness Sunday night as her husband choked her. Police said she survived the alleged attack. Police reports said the man also stabbed the couch

KEPR - 2018-01-15 14:01:42

Hundreds Attend Memorial for Slain Ivy League Student Blaze Bernstein at Irvine Synagogue

Blaze Bernstein was on winter break and visiting his parents in Lake Forest when they proudly explained that his namesake was Blaise Pascal, the 17th-century child prodigy who went on to become a mathematician, inventor and master of prose. Mourners gather outside after attending a memorial service

KTLA.COM - 2018-01-16 02:11:08

Irvine offers free tax preparation help for residents

Taxpayers who live, work or attend school in Irvine and earned less than $60,000 in 2017 can get free help filing their taxes. IRS-trained and certified volunteers also will help eligible taxpayers in applying for tax credits, including the state and federal Earned Income Tax Credits, according to a

OCREGISTER - 2018-01-15 23:58:36

New art exhibit at Irvine Fine Arts Center highlights humans' connection to land

The Irvine Fine Arts Center will kick off its first exhibition of the year, LAND, on Saturday, Jan. 20. The exhibit will feature paintings and prints by Virginia Katz; drawings by Jennifer Celio and Christine Weir; paintings and a sculptural installation by Christine Nguyen; a live garden project by

OCREGISTER - 2018-01-15 18:58:08

Hundreds Of People Fill Irvine Synagogue To Remember Murdered UPenn Student

IRVINE (CBSLA) - Friends and family gathered at University Synagogue in Irvine on Monday to remember 19-year-old Blaze Bernstein. The University of Penn student disappeared on Jan. 2 while visiting home on winter break. With 850 people in attendance to pay their respects, the 19-year-old was buried

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-01-15 18:25:24