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STEM in the classroom

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Students in Shanna Black’s Talented and Gifted and Discovery classes are getting first-hand experience growing plants and raising fish right in their classroom at Fort Dodge Middle School. The aquaponics program — which is a combination of aquaculture (raising fish) and hydroponics ...

Back on the farm

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GILMORE CITY — Harold Nilles hadn’t seen his old buffalo farm near Gilmore City in quite some time until two hospice aides, Shania Calhoun and Heidi Vote, arranged a visit for Sept. 1. Calhoun is Nilles’ main aide and she said while caring for Nilles, she’s seen how emotional he ...

News of Record: Sept. 21, 2021

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Police Logs FORT DODGE Friday Five domestic calls were reported. Theft was reported in the 1600 block of Third Avenue South. A suspicious person was reported in the 2000 block of Fifth Avenue South. A suspicious person was reported in the 300 block of South 15th Street. A car ...

NEW Coop victim of cyberattack

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By FRANK BAJAK AP Technology Writer A ransomware attack by the BlackMatter gang forced NEW Cooperative, an association of Iowa corn and soy farmers, to take their systems offline but it said it created workarounds to receive grain and distribute feed, a person close to the business ...

Arrests made after police chase

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Three juvenile runaways were arrested after stealing two cars from the Iowa Central Community College campus over the weekend, leading law enforcement on a pursuit after the second theft. Two 14-year-olds, three 15-year-olds, and one 16-year-old, all female, had run away from the shelter. ...