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Hancock County’s ASAP Creates Substance Abuse Awareness

Hancock County’s ASAP Creates Substance Abuse Awareness

The Hancock County Wellness Coalition and its affiliate organization Allies for Substance Abuse Prevention are working intensely to create awareness about substance abuse and decrease the use of alcohol and drugs among teenagers in Hancock County. Allies for Substance Abuse Prevention (ASAP) Project Coordinator, Karie Terhark tells what her job entails. According to the National

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Forest City School Board to Meet with Legislators Tonight

The Forest City Community School Board will meet with area legislators tonight to discuss legislative topics pertaining to education. The meeting will take place at the Forest City Jr./Sr. High School. The district meets annually with legislative members to get a feel for the upcoming session. Forest City school Superintendent Darwin Lehmann explains: The meeting is scheduled between 6:30pm and

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Creepy, Scary Creatures Coming to Thorpe Park

Just in time for Halloween, the Winnebago County Conservation Board will be presenting a program on Creatures of the Night! The program will be held at the Thorpe Park shelterhouse on Thursday evening, October 30th, beginning at 6:30 PM. Winnebago County Naturalist Lisa Ralls explains: The program will last about 45 minutes and will include

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House Fire Escape Time is 2 Minutes

Most people in Iowa know that smoke-detector installation and testing is important, but according to a new survey, most are likely mistaken about how much time is needed to safely evacuate a burning home. Research from the American Red Cross shows that many people think they have five minutes, but it’s really only two. Brandon

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Waldorf College is Haunted

It is an annual tradition for Forest City and surrounding areas to participate in and it is the Waldorf Haunted House. Every year the program is designed to raise canned goods of food for local food banks. Dr. Robert AuFrance is the instigator of this bone chilling event: Gluttons for punishment can enjoy going through

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Dam Mud Halts Drainage

The Winnebago County Board of Supervisors has doubled its bounty on beavers after having troubles with the animals building dams in their drainage districts. Farmers there have already removed a dam built into one drainage ditch and are hoping to catch the beaver before he builds another one. Winnebago County Conservation Board Chairman Robert Schwartz

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