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FEATURED PICTURE ·A live action hungry, hungry hippo game and a chance to smash the elementary administrative assistant Megan Dietsch with a pie were some highlights of the Lisbon Elementary awards assembly, part of the school's Positive Behavior Instructional Supports (PBIS) program. The middle school started implementing its PBIS program this semester.

Accentuate the positive: Lisbon expands PBIS to older grades
February 11, 2016
It's part of the school's Positive Behavioral Intervention Supports (PBIS) program, which in some ways flips the conventional approach to behavior issues from punishing bad behavior to first teaching, then acknowledging, positive behaviors.

MVPD returns to six officers
by Ann Gruber-Miller · February 11, 2016
City hires Mehlert from Urbana

MVHS grad highlights Opera Iowa visit
by Erica Kuhlmann · February 11, 2016
Jenna Smith, a 2010 graduate of Mount Vernon High School, is returning to the local stage as a cast member for Opera Iowa's mainstage production of Rossini's "Cinderella" Tuesday, Feb. 23, at 7:30 p.m., in the Mount Vernon School District auditorium.

Robotics team advances to state competition
February 11, 2016
Team 458, Born To Be Wired, has qualified for the FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) Iowa State Tournament following a top showing at a league championship in Davenport Saturday.

Speech teams excel at state; two will perform at All State
February 11, 2016
Mount Vernon and Lisbon speech teams excelled at the large group state competition at Cedar Rapids Kennedy Saturday.

Sun Spots
February 11, 2016

City considers worker safety program
by Ann Gruber-Miller · February 10, 2016
The City of Mount Vernon is considering entering into an employee safety training program.

Rotary Club donates to schools, Southeast Linn Community Center
February 10, 2016
The Mount Vernon-Lisbon Rotary Club made some big community contributions recently. The club donated $500 to each of the local schools to help families in need, and $2,000 to Southeast Linn Community Center in Lisbon.

Washington Elementary students test their skills in spelling bee
February 10, 2016
Students at Washington Elementary in Mount Vernon demonstrated their spelling prowess Friday, Jan. 29, in the inaugural WE Spelling Bee.

Superintendent sharing continues
by Ann Gruber-Miller · February 5, 2016
In a joint meeting Wednesday, Jan. 27, in Springville, the Lisbon and Springville school boards each passed unanimous motions to continue their 28E agreement for employment of superintendent Pat Hocking for one additional year.

Dems prefer Sanders by a slim margin locally
February 5, 2016
As was the case statewide, local Democratic caucus-goers were split fairly evenly between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton. By one delegate, Mount Vernon-Lisbon Democrats preferred Sanders over Clinton.

Rubio picked by local Republicans in big turnout
February 5, 2016
In a big turnout - the largest ever for the party statewide - Republicans who cast their presidential preferences on paper ballots in Mount Vernon-Lisbon Monday preferred Marco Rubio.

Stormwater grant passes first step
by Ann Gruber-Miller · February 5, 2016
Mount Vernon's clean water initiatives grant proposal has received approval in the initial round, engineer Dave Schechinger of Veenstra & Kimm Engineers told the city council last week.

New Cornell staffer gets crash course in presidental politics
by Erica Kuhlmann · February 5, 2016
For a new Iowan, Katie Wilson had quite the introduction into politics.Wilson, Cornell's assistant director of civic engagement, is new to the state and to the experience of the Iowa caucuses.

Residents may see rate hike
by Jim Bonewald · February 5, 2016
Residents in Lisbon could be facing another rate increase on top of increases under consideration for sewer and water services. The solid waste budget faces an estimated $10,000 short fall next fiscal year, which led officials to begin talking about ways to increase revenue.
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