School board approves sharing agreement

The Davis County School board met Tuesday night The board agreed to a human resources sharing agreement with Cardinal Schools at a cost of $15,000 per year. the board approved an increase in substitute teacher pay to $120 per day. The board also held discussions concerning the building projects recently voted down in the bond issue election. Board members discussed several ideas on how the district can proceed with updating facilities but no decisions were made during the meeting.
Posted on 07 Oct 2015 by Bdemo

City to begin energy audits in some local homes

The City of Bloomfield’s Energy efficiency department will begin energy audits offered to local residents through an AmeriCorps grant. Other top stories include The fall festival was deemed a success. Randy Evans has been named director of the Iowa Freedom of Information Council. In sports, read about the successes of the Davis County cross country, volleyball and football teams.
Posted on 07 Oct 2015 by Bdemo

Council takes no action on energy efficiency items

The Bloomfield City Council. took no action regarding an On-Bill pilot project, which would cost the city approximately $150,000. The council also took no action regarding financial incentives for the city’s energy efficiency program. The council briefly discussed what to do with the water plant building once the city switches to Rathbun Regional Water. No decisions were made. The council agreed to close Jefferson Street for a tourism event.
Posted on 02 Oct 2015 by Bdemo

Knoxville wins band show

Knoxville won the Davis County Festival of Bands Saturday night in Bloomfield. They scored 75.9 points and beat out second place Washington who scored 75.3 points. Davis County performed in exhibition scoring 69.1 points. overall.
Posted on 05 Oct 2015 by Bdemo

Library board to meet Tuesday

The Bloomfield Library Board will meet at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday. The board will discuss an ordinance change that will go on the November ballot and an Americorp grant. The board will discuss a schematic design to present to the city council.
Posted on 05 Oct 2015 by Bdemo

Mustangs lose to Albia, face North Polk Friday

The Mustang football team fell to 1-5 Friday night after suffering a 50-0 loss to Albia in Class 2A District 7 action. Davis County returns to action this week hosting North Polk.
Posted on 05 Oct 2015 by Bdemo

School board to meet Tuesday night

The Davis County School Board will hold a pair of special meetings Tuesday night. At 6 p.m. the board will consider a human resources manager position and approve a sharing agreement with Cardinal School District. The board will also consider an increase in substitute teacher pay to $120 per day and discuss the Iowa Association of School Board area meetings and convention. At 6:15 p.m. the board will meet to discuss the Sept. 8 bond election results and will discuss possibilities for moving forward with facility improvements.
Posted on 06 Oct 2015 by Bdemo

Absentee ballots available for city election

The Davis County Auditor’s Office announced that absentee ballots are now available for the Nov. 3 city election. Council members in Bloomfield, Floris, Drakesville and Pulaski are up for re-election this year. Voters may cast ballots at the Davis County Auditor’s Office or may also request ballots be sent by mail.
Posted on 06 Oct 2015 by Bdemo





Baseball/Softball scoreboards

Boys sixth, girls fourth in Big Red Invitational

The Mustang boys cross country team finished sixth overall in the Big Red Invitational Tuesday afternoon. Davis County scored 139 team points. The girls’ team finished in a tie for fourth place with Albia and scored 168 team points.
Posted on 07 Oct 2015 by Bdemo

Lady Mustangs beat Albia Tuesday night

The Lady Mustang volleyball team improved to 4-1 in the conference Tuesday night with a 3-0 win over Albia. Davis County won by set scores of 25-11, 25-5 and 25-9. Davis County will host the Davis County Invitational Tournament Saturday at the Mutchler Community Center. Action begins at 9 a.m.
Posted on 07 Oct 2015 by Bdemo

Posted on 16 Jul 2014 by Bdemo
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