Mother Nature made an executive decision today... on one of the first days of spring, she decided we hadn't reached our winter quota for the winter of 2023-'24. So... here we are in late March with more winter! As a result, many area schools are off today. Please check below for closings/delays in and around our community.

School-related announcements:

AGWSR: 2-Hours Delayed

Aplington-Parkersburg Schools: 2-Hours Delayed


Decorah Community School District2-Hours Delayed

Dike-New Hartford: 2-Hours Delayed

Dunkerton Community Schools: CLOSED

Gladbrook-Reinbeck Community School District: 2-Hours Delayed

Grundy Center Community School District: 2-Hours Delayed

Hudson Schools: 2-Hours Delayed

Independence Community School District, including St. JohnCLOSED

Jesup (Including St. John's) Schools: CLOSED

Maquoketa: 2-Hours Delayed

North Tama Schools: CLOSED

Sumner-Fredericksburg Community School District: 2-Hours Delayed

Turkey Valley Schools: 2-Hours Delayed

Union Community School DistrictCLOSED

Vinton Shellsburg Schools: 2-Hours Delayed

Wellsburg - Timothy Christian Schools: 2-Hours Delayed

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