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Fifth graders at Jefferson Elementary and their speedy lamborfeeties took off during the Jingle Jog. Students took a lap around the school property, cheered on by Santa Claus who was watching and spurring them on from the roof!
Family Reading Night was a blast. Parents and grandparents gathered with their children Wednesday night in the Jefferson Elementary library. Cookies, apple juice and books were provided.
The third grade scientists of STEAM Practiced their three dimensional art skills with 3D pens Friday after school.
Those Queen Neelah contestants know how to move. Action shots from talent night. Photo credit @photoguyrob2
Students and faculty from all over the globe hoisted the flag of their respective countries today as ICC celebrated International Flag Day.
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The 24 Hour Plays were a riot, a hit, and a tearjerker. These student playwrights made Inge both jealous and proud.
The Reporter’s morgue. Newspapers bound and kept since the year we were established in 1881. History on the shelf and on display.
From the IDR family to yours...
PFC Sam "Sammy" J. Kourkos, who was killed at Tarawa during World War II, was laid to rest at Mount Hope Cemetery Saturday morning. His remains were finally identified in May 2016.
Gorgeous sunset this evening at Big Hill Lake. 
Winners of Main Street Holiday Dollars announced. Lane Tucker is the $500 winner( in middle). Ticket came from Twigs Floral and Gifts. Congrats, Lane!