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Supervisors to meet Monday

The Davis County Board of Supervisors will meet at 8:30 a.m. Monday morning. The Board will discuss the possible vacation of county road Dill Ave. The board will review the lease for the county farm land, discuss a pioneer cemetery ordinance meet with Lynn Davidson regarding Main Streets use of the courtyard and meet with Judy Combs regarding tourism.
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Posted on 12 Feb 2016 by Bdemo

Democrat wins awards

The Bloomfield Democrat won 16 awards last weekend at the Iowa Newspaper Association Convention. The newspaper was recognized for news and editorial writing, photography and also won several advertising awards including being named the newspaper with the best in class advertising. The newspaper also finished second in general excellence. Other top stories include the Bloomfield City Council voted to allow mobile food vendors to run businesses inside the city limits. Karly Good received her Ph.D. from Iowa State University. Sara Lawson was named a National Merit Scholarship finalist. In sports read about Walker and Dylan Henderson who qualified for the Class 2A District Tournament this week.
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Posted on 10 Feb 2016 by Bdemo

School board to discuss capital projects plan Wednesday

The Davis County School Board will hold a special meeting Wednesday night at 6 p.m. in the board room. The board will spend time discussing a five-year capital projects plan.
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Posted on 10 Feb 2016 by Bdemo

Hospital votes to purchase Sparks clinic building

The Davis County Hospital Board of Trustees voted to purchase the Sparks Medical Clinic at a special meeting late last week. The purchase of the property will allow additional parking space for outpatients. CEO Kirby Johnson said no decision has been made yet on how to use the building. 
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Posted on 11 Feb 2016 by Bdemo

DC farmland decreases in value

A  survey conducted by Iowa State University reveals the average value per acre of farmland in Davis County fell from $5,073 in 2014 to $4,848 in 2015.
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Posted on 11 Feb 2016 by Bdemo

Evans questions football for young players

Randy Evans questions whether the risks of health problems resulting from concussions is worth participation in football for young players. Check out his opinions in this weeks Stray Thoughts column in The Bloomfield Democrat.
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Posted on 11 Feb 2016 by Bdemo