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Students filled the circle by the Wall of Pride outside Denison High School at around 10 a.m. today in a walk-out and rally and to ask the administration to conduct an external investigation into the use of a racial slur said by a teacher at the school last week.

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Phyllis Mendenhall, of Defiance, attaches an ornament to a Christmas tree near the lobby of the historic McHenry House in Denison, in preparation for the Twelve Days of Christmas celebration that begins this Saturday. Rooms at the McHenry House have been decorated in the Twelve Days of Chris…

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On Saturday, December 14, Denison will play host to a new holiday event that will double as a draw for tourism and as an event to encourage local shopping.

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“The purpose of the program is to not only give the attendees a bit of history about the Holocaust, but to show how we can use the lessons of that dark time of humanity to create a better world today,” said Brad Wilkening of Ankeny.

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Students looking for insight into how to seek scholarships may want to consider attending the “Cash for College” workshop at Western Iowa Tech Community College (WITCC) in Denison next Monday night.

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Ken Kahl, of Buck Grove, has big plans for the Shaw Mansion located at 1430 1st Avenue South in Denison.

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Denison’s next mayor may be more recognizable to the public in her usual environment - planting or weeding flower beds uptown and throughout the city or standing with a paint brush in her hand as she works on a community improvement project.

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Crawford County Attorney Roger Sailer, of Schleswig, is one of two individuals selected on November 5 as nominees for a District 3B judgeship.

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Keurig Dr Pepper and Military Warriors Support Foundation (MWSF) will honor one of the nation’s combat-wounded heroes, retired U.S. Marine Corps Corporal Juan ‘Carlos’ Ortiz, at a the Denison Walmart on Veterans Day – Monday, November 11 - where he will be recognized for his service and sacr…

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As designated by proclamation of the mayor, the City of Denison’s fall open burning period will begin at sunrise this Saturday, November 9, and conclude at sunset on Sunday, November 17.

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Crawford County’s new touch screen voting method using the Freedom Vote Tablet (FVT), was a hit among voters in Tuesday’s municipal and school elections.

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The Crawford County road and bridge crews replaced six bridges and graded about six miles of roads in 2019.

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Terry Lally has seen a lot of changes to the bridges of Crawford County in his 45 years with the county bridge crew, said Crawford County Engineer Paul Assman.

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“We’re in the countdown week and a half, so now’s when everyone starts to get a little stressed because we really want it to be perfect,” said Laurel Olsen, language arts instructor at Denison High School (DHS), on Wednesday of this week.

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Western Iowa Networks (WIN), which is the umbrella over Breda Telephone Corp, Westside Independent Telephone Company, Prairie Telephone Company and Tele-Services Ltd, has now assumed operations of Arcadia Telephone and Monarc Technologies in Denison.

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One of the highlights of the “Down at the Farm” fall festival at the Yellow Smoke Park Nature Center on Saturday was the release into the wild of a hawk that had been injured by a car.

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This year, instead of the usual youth day, Crawford County Shooting Sports on Saturday hosted the Boy Scouts and volunteers who spent the weekend at Yellow Smoke Park for the Ohwahnasee District Fall Camporee.

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“Yellow Smoke Park is absolutely gorgeous, right now,” said Crawford County Naturalist Kelly Sonnichsen. “The leaves are beautiful and the tall grasses are starting to turn a red-brown color.”

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The Denison Public Works Department will offer free pumpkin disposal at the bottom of the Denison Hillside near Highway 30 and 7th Street from Friday, November 1, through Tuesday, November 4.

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Arlan Ecklund and Kent Hollrah point out that their years of coaching youth is not out of the ordinary, and for that reason, they have never wanted to be singled out.

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“I’d say we’re moving right along with harvest,” said Mike Witt, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach field agronomist for Crawford, Carroll, Greene, Shelby, Audubon and Guthrie counties.

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“I said from the beginning of the season that I had certain expectations and we, by far, exceeded those expectations,” said Grant Fineran.