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Unofficial results show the Shenandoah school’s $14.7 million bond issue for expansion and renovation of the high school failed by a vote of 746 in favor and 982 against. A 60% supermajority was necessary for the bond issue to pass.

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Educators from around the world converged in Iowa last month to participate in a unique professional development immersion experience called the World Food Prize Global Guides. Participating teachers learned about integrating global learning and food security into curriculum and practice.

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Shenandoah Chamber and Industry Association will kick off the holiday seasons with the ever-popular Sno-Dough Sale, 9 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 16, at the chamber office at 619 W. Sheridan Avenue.

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The Shenandoah Fire Department and Rescue were paged to a structure fire at 4:40 p.m., Nov. 5 at 903 W. Valley Ave. The fire was located on the enclosed front porch. The house and basement were filled with smoke. The fire had burned through the porch floor and the exterior wall of the house …

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All results are unofficial until the Page County Board of Supervisors canvass the election which may be Tuesday, Nov. 12. This was the first election in Iowa history with school and city seats on the same ballot. According to the Page County Auditor’s office, there were 2,555 ballots cast. T…

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The Fremont County Board of Supervisors questioned how soon they must commit to FEMA buyouts at their Oct. 30 meeting.

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After a nearly two hour public hearing including concerns about wind turbines, Page County Board of Supervisors approved a related ordinance Tuesday, Oct. 29 should the 300 foot tall towers come to the county.

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Under the direction of Shenandoah High School vocal director Ashleigh Sons, “Seussical the Musical” will take the Gladys Wirsig-Jones auditorium stage at 7 p.m. Nov. 8-9 and at 2 p.m. Nov. 10.

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Essex seniors Kelli Baker and Camryn Chambers will spend their New Year’s Day holiday cheering in the Citrus Bowl Halftime Show.

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The Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) held a Fall meeting on October 24 in Nebraska City, with approximately 160 people attending. The purpose of the meeting was to update stakeholders on the current status of the Missouri River reservoir storage, reasons for the current and ongoing 2019 flood…

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The 2019 Shenandoah Public Library’s Annual Report presented by Carrie Falk, Shenandoah Public Library Director, at the Shenandoah City Council meeting Tuesday, Oct. 22 was approved by the board.

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A “Suess-a-palooza” Carnival for children ages preschool through sixth grade will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 2 in the Shenandoah Middle School Commons area.

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Available Page County emergency service personnel and others from other counties continued a search for a missing Clarinda man on Thursday, Oct. 24 who was last seen Tuesday, Oct. 22.

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Emergency service personnel from various counties and volunteer searchers meet at search headquarters Wednesday, Oct. 23 east of 200th Street and P Avenue northwest of Clarinda. Dale Hodtwalker, 68, of Clarinda has been missing since Tuesday, Oct. 22.

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A building left sitting empty three years ago in Shenandoah is being repurposed by Parkwood LLC.

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Cellular Advantage held a ribbon-cutting Friday, Oct. 18, at their 30th location at 104 S Fremont St. in Shenandoah.

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Artisans, crafters and vendors will gather in three locations Saturday, Nov. 2, in Southwest Iowa.

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The Page County Extension Council announce Lexy Davies as the new County Youth Coordinator. Lexy has previously been involved with 4-H before applying for the position. Over the next few months, Lexy will be reaching out to clubs, leaders, and others involved in the 4-H program and introduci…

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Southwest Iowa Theatre Group presents “Those Crazy Ladies in the House on the Corner” by Pat Cook. Opening night is Friday, Oct. 25 and runs Oct. 25 – 27 and Nov. 1 – 3. Friday and Saturday night curtain at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday afternoon curtain at 2 p.m. 

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Shenandoah Chamber and Industry Association recognized Elizabeth Davison with Farm Bureau Insurance Agency for her one year anniversary with a chamber coffee on Wednesday, Oct. 16.

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Sinister Sidney – Frights on Filmore has become more than just a home haunt. In their fifth year, they are considered a professional haunt.

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In 2005 Vaughn Livingston of Hackett-Livingston Funeral Home in Shenandoah and wife Joan decided to do their part in making sure no one is forgotten.

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The Iowa Job Honor Awards, a nonprofit working to increase employment opportunities for people with barriers including criminal convictions and disabilities, has announced its top honorees for 2019.

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Daniel Hurd hopes to bicycle as much as 40 miles a day in his cross country effort to raise awareness for suicide prevention.

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The severity of the upcoming winter may determine if and when Page County Conservation closes portions of the parks during the season.

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Shenandoah City Council unanimously approved the sale of city-owned property located at 204 E. Valley Ave., for $500 to Jerry and Gailain Kellison Tuesday, Oct. 8.

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A combined election of city council and school board candidates on Nov. 5 is just one a few changes to this year’s election.

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Voters in the Shenandoah school district had a chance to learn even more about the district’s $14.7 million bond issue for building improvements to be on the Nov. 5 ballot.

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A free-will donation Halloween Bash fundraiser will be held from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 26, at the Shenandoah Veterans Museum building to help raise money for additional repairs to the building roof.

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The more that is learned will eventually mean the more that is possible between the Page County Board of Supervisors and the Clarinda Community Preschool.

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Voters in the Shenandoah School District will have the opportunity to learn more about the bond issue referendum on the Nov. 5 ballot next week at two informational meetings.

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The Shenandoah Water Department and contractors will begin the process of flushing and inspecting the city’s water tower on Monday, Oct. 7. The Water Tower will be out of service approximately two or three days while completing this process.

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The Fremont County Board of Supervisors set themselves a deadline of Oct. 30 for decisions on FEMA buyouts/demolition of flood-damaged properties in unincorporated Fremont County at a special meeting held September 26.