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‘It Just Got Better’ officially opens with ribbon cutting

Posted November 19, 2015 at 6:00 am

By Julie Ann Madden

“Everything just kind of feels better when you’ve gotten something new,” said It Just Got Better store owner Brittni Nohava at her newest venture’s Hawarden Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting on Nov. 13.

“Life just got better,” she said, explaining how she picked her business’ name. “If you get a new chair, it just got better.”

Nohava has opened a unique “New to You” store at 809 Central Avenue. She buys, sells and trades items as well as takes consignment items.

One will never know what they’ll find when they walk in the door.

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    WS begins TLC implementations

    By Steve Peterson

    At their Oct. 22 meeting, West Sioux School Board members heard a presentation on the Teacher Leadership Compensation (TLC) process from Tina Wahlert and Sue Peterson of T & S Consulting Inc.

    West Sioux was approved for $240,000 in TLC funding from the Iowa Department of Education and West Sioux officials hired T & S Consulting to coordinate the process.

    Teachers interested in being part of the TLC team attended

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    City election costs noted

    According to Sioux County Commissioner of Elections Lisa Rowenhorst, the Nov. 3 election costs were the following:

    • Hawarden: $2,146.51;

    • Ireton, $1,575.39 and

    • Chatsworth, $1,279.08.

    No recount requests were filed by the Nov. 13 deadline.

    Ireton veteran speaks to students

    By Steve Peterson

    West Sioux Middle School and Ireton Christian School students heard a presentation from Ireton Veteran Donald Mulder about his Vietnam War experiences.

    He said he enjoyed his talk with the students, who included two grandchildren, Miranda Mulder and Brady Hawkins.

    “I was in the Air Force 185th Refueling Wing. We were activated in May of 1968 and served until May, 1969,” said Mulder.

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