Water education

Sheboygan Literacy Council wants to expand Workforce English program

CEDAR GROVE – For years, Willman Industries President Todd Willman considered offering English lessons at the Sheboygan County family foundry, but he feared it might offend his employees. Eventually he started asking the workers if this was something they would be interested in, and the response was positive. “One person said, ‘Yeah, how soon can I sign up?'”, Remembers Willman. …

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ETBU, the Marshall community collects donations from Ida | New

East Texas Baptist University is raising donations for the Men’s Texas Baptist Disaster Relief Efforts to help those affected by Hurricane Ida in Louisiana. Items collected during the fundraiser include bottled water and bottled Gatorade, baby and adult diapers, baby wipes, cleaning supplies, laundry products and paper items. ETBU Assistant Vice President for Student Engagement and Dean of Students Holly …

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Budget of $ 1.2 billion for fiscal year 2021-2022 approved

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – Corpus Christi Mayor Paulette M. Guajardo and city council have approved a $ 1.2 billion operating and capital budget for fiscal 2022, which begins October 1. The Balanced Budget is designed to meet top community priorities, including streets, public safety, parks, and neighborhood improvements. With this budget, we can invest significant sums in high priority areas …

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Invasive New Zealand mud snails found at Shanty Creek in County Antrim

September 3, 2021 Fishers urged to step up prevention efforts during salmon season Invasive New Zealand mud snails have been detected at the mouth of Shanty Creek, a tributary of the Grass River in County Antrim. The snails were found during routine surveillance in May by the Grass River Natural Area Stream Watch project and confirmed by DNA analysis by …

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Yavapai-Prescott Indian tribe sues to stop sports betting in Arizona

Arizona sports betting launch slated for September 9 could hit major hurdlebecause a tribe in the Prescott area sued the state, claiming that the new law that allowed gambling was unconstitutional and that rural tribes were heavily armed by the governor’s office to agree to its terms. The Yavapai-Prescott Indian tribe, which operates Bucky’s and Yavapai casinos near Prescott, was …

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Letters: Storage periods | Simple solution

Send your letter to the editor using this form. Read more Letters to the Editor. Water storage delaysworsens the drought Well, another drought. Surprise Surprise. And again, government officials are acting like they haven’t seen this coming. The effects of this drought could have been greatly minimized. In 2017 and 2019, we experienced extreme rains that produced so much runoff …

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West Hailes Education Center: School to close after “significant” water damage

Wester Hailes High School on Murrayburn Drive, which has over 300 students enrolled, will be closed tomorrow, along with the pool facilities. The city council said the “significant” water damage meant the building was due to be closed tomorrow and stressed that parents will be kept informed of the progress. It is understood that a flood caused water damage to …

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Friends of the Kaw celebrates 30 years of defending the Kansas River

Volunteers used picks, shovels and their bare hands to remove more than 450 old tires last October from a sandbar on the Kansas River near Eudora. The tires had been placed along the north shore of the river between the 1950s and 1970s as part of a well-intentioned but unsuccessful effort to prevent erosion, says Dawn Buehler, Kansas Riverkeeper and …

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One year later | South Georgia Magazine

Public health students reflect on pandemic As news of the COVID-19 outbreak intensified in early 2020, Gabi Wiggill, a sophomore at Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health (JPHCOPH) at Georgia Southern University, was shaken but ignored the coming international crisis or that his line of study would soon take center stage on an epic scale. “The pandemic was no fun,” …

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