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  • May 31, 2016

Journal-Eureka: Anamosa

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Thursday 05/26/2016
A mislabeled chemical caused a day of water worries in City of Anamosa
Updated: May 27, 2016 - 2:21 pm

      Jim Henson, Anamosa Water Department superintendent, was camping with his family when his cellphone rang around 3 p.m. on Friday, May 7. On the other end of the line was Dan Helm from Water Solutions, a company that distributes chemicals to the City of Anamosa’s water supply.

      Helm said a wrong chemical had been mixed into part of the city’s water supply.

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73 students complete ‘marathon’
Posted: May 26, 2016

    Three years ago the Raider Marathon Club was launched with 52 runners. This year, 82 runners showed up and 73 reached the marathon distance of 26 miles.

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Anamosa seniors honored at Baccalaureate, awards night
Updated: May 27, 2016 - 2:21 pm

  Clusters of parents, students, friends and staff gathered in the entryway of the Ellen Kennedy Fine Arts Center on Wednesday night before entering the auditorium to recognize the Class of 2016.

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ANAMOSA GRADUATION ‘Go out and live your best story’
Posted: May 26, 2016

  The Anamosa Class of 2016 celebrated its many accomplishments Sunday as 92 graduates received their diplomas.

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Thursday 05/19/2016
Anamosa gets Better Together
Posted: May 19, 2016

     Residents throughout Jones County and Anamosa turned out for the first Block by Block event Sunday afternoon on Cedar Street. More than 200 people attended the event called Better Together to start building relationships with people in the community and start the conversation about nuisance properties in Anamosa.

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Lead Mine Road plans draw protests
Posted: May 19, 2016

 Residents on Lead Mine Road are upset about a county proposal for road improvements.

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Board approves new math curriculum
Posted: May 19, 2016

     Students at Strawberry Hill Elementary and Anamosa Middle School will have a new math curriculum starting next year.

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County updates employee handbook
Posted: May 19, 2016

 The Jones County Board of Supervisors adopted an updated employee handbook for county employees on May 10. The new handbook was developed in collaboration with the Board of Supervisors, elected officials and department heads.

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Commission recommends zone change for building
Posted: May 19, 2016

 The Jones County Planning and Zoning Commission recommended approval of rezoning property owned by Rogers Concrete from residential to commercial.

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Baseball, softball fields nearing completion
Posted: May 19, 2016

 The new baseball and softball fields will be ready for competition on May 24.

      Maybe.

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Thursday 05/12/2016
Reynolds finds Anamosa business inspirational
Posted: May 12, 2016

    Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds said Recreational Motorsports in Anamosa is an example of creating a thriving business in rural Iowa.

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‘Church Basement Ladies’ cast set for July production
Posted: May 12, 2016

   Starlighters II Theatre announced its July presentation will be “Church Basement Ladies.”

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Actors will bring paintings to life
Posted: May 12, 2016

   Some of Grant Wood’s most famous works will come to life on the Starlighters stage on Saturday, May 14, at 7 p.m.

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Tuesday 05/10/2016
Anamosa lifts water advisory
Updated: May 11, 2016 - 1:16 pm

After a day advising Anamosa residents not to drink city water, the city lifted its advisory, saying the water is safe to drink.

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Anamosa water advisory to continue until Tuesday
Updated: May 10, 2016 - 9:11 am

More details on the problems with the Anamosa water supply were released late Monday. City Administrator Alan Johnson said he is confident there is no toxicity to the water supply.

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