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Opportunity Village will mark 40th anniversary with special events



Wednesday, 14 September 2011 11:30

    Forty years ago, on Sept. 15, the first cottage opened at Handicap Village in Clear Lake, as a home for adults with disabilities.  Today, known as Opportunity Village, the non-profit charitable organization serves more than 600 people throughout north central Iowa.
    To mark the 40th anniversary of services, Opportunity Village is celebrating with a public open house on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011.  A


Ventura, G-H Boards schedule joint meeting



Wednesday, 14 September 2011 11:23

The Ventura and Garner-Hayfield School Boards will hold a joint meeting tonight (Wednesday, Sept. 14) at Ventura High School to discuss sharing of all athletics (grades 7-12) and all activities such as speech and drama (grades 9-12) for the 2012-2013 school year.


Ventura School Board member resigns



Wednesday, 14 September 2011 11:02

Persons interested in serving  invited to submit names


    Ventura School Board member Carol Prescott has officially submitted her resignation to the board.
    Board Secretary Nancy Watson said Prescott handed in her resignation at the Sept. 5 board meeting.  The group must now fill the vacancy within 30 days of her resignation.  Any resident of the Ventura District interested in filling Prescott’s term until the next election in September 2013 is asked to contact Watson at Ventura Schools 641-829-4482.


Mirror-Reporter subscription campaign begins Tuesday



Wednesday, 07 September 2011 11:45

    On Tuesday, Sept. 6, five candidates kicked off the Mirror-Reporter’s semi-annual Subscription Campaign.  The candidates will be competing for cash prizes totaling over $5,000. 
    The campaign will run through Friday, Sept. 23.


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