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    In 2012, the most recent statistics available from the American Diabetes Association, 29.1 million Americans, or 9.3 percent of the population, had diabetes.


    Survey looks at small town quality of life

    November 30th, 2016
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    Rock Rapids residents will soon have an opportunity to give input on the quality of life in Iowa’s small towns. The Iowa Small Town Poll, an Iowa State University survey that gauges quality of life in rural Iowa, will soon hit mailboxes in 125 small towns in Iowa, including Rock Rapids.


    Thankfulness in action

    November 30th, 2016
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    Elementary students at Central Lyon learned a key life lesson just before breaking for Thanksgiving by bringing non-perishable food items to school. “For a second year, students in PK through fourth grade worked on an opportunity to show how thankful they are to live in a great town and


  • Community health needs assessment sets priorities

    November 30th, 2016
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    What are the greatest health needs of Lyon County residents? What are Iowa’s top health issues? What’s driving health differences across the state and how can those gaps be closed?


    Pledging to keep tobacco away from teens

    November 9th, 2016
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    According to the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, as of Nov. 1, 2016, 18.1 percent of high school students in Iowa smoke, and 1,500 kids under 18 become daily smokers each year.


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    November 9th, 2016
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    Premier Communications recently purchased Consolidated Communications, and the big question on many of their new customers’ minds is: “how will this affect me?”