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An article in the Dec. 18 issue of The Bloomfield Democrat, “Behavior problems increasing in Davis County Schools,” informed readers that Davis County Schools are experiencing similar extreme behaviors as those disrupting classrooms in larger metropolitan areas.

A Healthy Hometown initiative for Davis County, powered by Wellmark and planned by local health care staff and interested individuals, is nearing implementation.

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The Oscars and Golden Globe Awards are coveted in the film and television industries; in Davis County, outstanding actors, actresses, and crew members are rewarded with Spotlight Awards.

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Lynn Fellinger of Davis County Public Health said this week the Lab at Davis County Hospital & Clinics is “not seeing a ton of flu cases currently,” but what they are seeing is Influenza B.

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The new year has begun and State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald wants Iowans to be financially secure in 2020. Many of us have financial accounts we don’t check regularly — a retirement account from a past employer or savings account opened when a child was born. “Not checking on these account…

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Making sure kids are growing up at a healthy weight from their very first days is a critical way to prevent obesity among adults. Most kids entering adolescence with obesity will still have obesity as an adult, so starting early is key.

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Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate launched a new digital outreach effort this week to inform survivors of human trafficking and stalking about resources available to them. Two videos will run on Facebook and YouTube promoting Safe at Home throughout the month of January, which is Slavery and…

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Allen, McDougall graduate from Graceland

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Outstanding fine arts students at Davis County Middle School and High School were recognized by the Davis County Fine Arts Council Thursday night. Middle school students receiving awards were Aiden Inman, language arts; Ava Amstutz, music; Makoa Kaleponi, music; Rylynn Panos, music; (back ro…

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The Davis County High School will be hosting the South Central Conference Honor Band Monday, Jan. 20. The concert will be at 1:30 p.m. in the DCHS Gym.

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A six-session nutrition and wellness series for adults age 60 and above begins Thursday, Jan. 16, at the Bloomfield Senior Center. All sessions are free and scheduled for 10:30-11:15 a.m.

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Ron Bride was elected Chairman of the Davis County Supervisors for the year 2020 at the Jan. 2 meeting of the board. Matt Greiner was elected Vice Chairman.

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A power outage affected a portion of Bloomfield last week when this tractor-trailer struck a power line and pulled it down near Mast Overhead Doors. The truck was not damaged in the accident and no injuries or other damage were reported.

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The Pulaski City Council met Jan. 6 and administered the oath of office to a new city clerk. J. L. Stogdill took over as city clerk after former clerk Jamie Gust vacated the position.

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The Bloomfield Optimist Club is encouraging local middle and high school  students to enter the Optimist International Essay Contest for the 2019-2020 school year. Essays are to be written on the theme, “Is Optimism the Key to Achieving the Dreams you iMagine?”

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IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) A group that insures local governments across Iowa is going to court to try to block the state auditor from reviewing its spending, including on board members’ travel to out-of-state vacation destinations.

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The Bloomfield Public Library Board shared their annual report with the Davis County Board of Supervisors Monday morning while making a request for an increase in county funding from $30,000 to $35,000 for FY 2020-21.

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The Davis County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution Monday, Jan. 6, setting salaries for the county’s elected officials.

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With rising post-secondary education costs nationwide, officials at Indian Hills Community College are like their counterparts around the country in paying particularly close attention to the cost of tuition and its potential impact on future enrollment.

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I would like to begin by quoting a Scripture from Matthew 4:18-20. It says, “As Jesus was walking beside the Sea of Galilee, he saw two bothers, Simon called Peter and his brother Andrew. They were casting a net into the lake, for they were fishermen. ‘Come, follow me,’ Jesus said, ‘and I wi…

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Construction workers have completed all but 200 yards of the final phase of Davis County’s Trail System.

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The Davis County Extension Office has released information for a no-cost, six-session nutrition and wellness series program for adults 60 and older — “Stay Independent: A Healthy Aging Series.”

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