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FEATURED PICTURE ·Students returned to class in Lisbon and Mount Vernon this week.

Meet the candidates
August 28, 2015
School board candidates profiled, meeting planned

City eyes pool repairs
by Ann Gruber-Miller · August 28, 2015
Pipes to be examined as pool loses about seven percent of its water daily

Candidates lining up for city seats
by Jake Krob · August 28, 2015
Former mayor and council member Paul Tuerler, longtime school board member Tom Wieseler, and city volunteer Scott Rose have all announced their candidacies for Mount Vernon city council.

Graduation requirements solidified
August 28, 2015
"They're just reminding students that middle school courses don't count for high school credit, which is for work in grades 9-12. Even if people take advanced courses, they're still subject to the same graduation requirements as everyone else, said high school principal Steve Brand.

Summer school brings positive results for Lisbon
by Jake Krob · August 28, 2015
As measured by student growth, summer school in Lisbon was a success, dean of students Eric Ries said.

Street work in northwest quadrant begins
August 28, 2015
Construction will begin Friday, Aug. 28, on Third Avenue from First Street to Third Street N.W., and on Fifth Avenue from First Street to Seventh Street N.W., according to Dan Boggs, of Veenstra & Kimm, the city's engineering firm.

Mount Vernon ready to light up trail
by Ann Gruber-Miller · August 28, 2015
The Sauter Park Trail will be lit from Third Street across from the skate park to First Street by the gazebo, and from First Street to Nature Park, for a total cost of $52,710.

Three new teachers begin in Lisbon
August 28, 2015
Ellen Johanns will teach English and be yearbook/student council advisor, Bridget Manuel will teach science and long-term substitute Matt Wilson will teach third grade

Four new teachers start in Mount Vernon
August 28, 2015
LeAnn Briesemeister will teach second grade; Andrew Shea will teach seventh grade social studies; Kim Siggins will teach third and Scott Weber is the director of bands

Lisbon library accredited
August 28, 2015
Achieving accreditation requires a significant, ongoing local commitment to high quality library services.

Local students earn Dietrich scholarships
August 28, 2015
Four local students have been awarded the Gary & Lucy Dietrich Scholarship through the Iowa Grocers Education Foundation for the 2015-2016 academic year.

Resident petitions for Linn Co. govt. change
August 28, 2015
Kevin Kula of rural Coggon is spearheading a group that aims to put to a vote the composition of the Linn County Board of Supervisors.

Club notes
August 28, 2015

Former council member appointed
by Jim Bonewald · August 28, 2015
The Lisbon City Council has appointed Travis Jubeck to replace Tyler Light, who recently resigned.

MV board expels student
August 28, 2015
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