Clinton School Update

Clinton School Superintendent Deb Olson discussed proposed budget reductions, legislative priorities, her retirement and more on the FYI Show – CMS Principal Dan Boyd was also a guest discussing updates from the school-if you missed the show listen here.

Study: Cost of raising a kid to adulthood now exceeds $233,000

Via Radio Iowa

Iowans who have kids are making a serious financial commitment. A new report from the U-S-D-A estimates what it costs to raise a child from birth through age 18.(link to full report is included)

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Free Radon Testing

Radon is a natural radioactive gas that can cause cancer. You can’t see, smell or taste it, but radon may be in your home. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), radon is the first leading cause of lung cancer in nonsmokers and the second leading cause of lung cancer in smokers.  Learn more about free testing available to anyone in Clinton County in this conversation with Shane McClintock of the Clinton County Health Dept.


Tentative Schedule Of Governmenal Meetings

Monday’s Clinton County Board meeting delayed by Monday morning icy driving conditions-check out the tentative schedule of governmental meetings this week- » Read more..

Legislative Review

Clinton area State Representatives Mary Wolfe (D) and Norlin Mommsen (R) discuss the issues of the week at the Iowa Legislature-listen to the entire discussion here:

Education Department releases new report card for Iowa schools

via Radio Iowa

The Department of Education released its third annual Iowa School Report Card Thursday. Department director Ryan Wise says it’s designed to give a look at individual schools within a district. Read more and find link to the complete report and check local schools. » Read more..

New City Administrator Matt Brooke

Brooke was a guest on the FYI Show with Mayor Mark Vulich-if you missed the show you can hear more about the new City Administrator in this conversation