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The Bedford Times-Press
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Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Bedford School Board reviews hail damage reports; approves new pickup purchase
     The Bedford School Board reviewed a hail damage report, approved new hirings, pickup bid, and acoustic panels in the gym at their August 10 meeting.

Bedford City Council moves forward with housing rehab projects
By Nicki Lock
     The Bedford City Council accepted bids on four housing rehab projects, reviewed and took action on nuisance properties, set a public hearing for the CDBG water improvement project and heard updates on dilapidated buildings at the regular monthly meeting.

Bedford Public Library, State Library team up to offer new online resources
     Residents of the Bedford area now have free access to a wealth of new online resources thanks to new a partnership between the State Library of Iowa, the Iowa Academic Library Alliance, and Gale, a Cengage Company.

Bedford School open house set for August 22
     Bedford Community School will hold their open house on Tuesday, Aug. 22 from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Taylor County featured in Thunder Roads magazine
     Each month Thunder Roads Magazine is featuring one of Iowa’s 99 counties as their goal to ride through each county. The featured county for August is Taylor County.
Beautiful 2017 Pasture Walk
     On Thursday, August 3, 2017, the Taylor County SWCD, Kurt Rowan, and Paul Ackley hosted a Pasture Walk south of Bedford. Partnered with Iowa Learning Farms and sponsored by Iowa Forage and Grassland Council, the event began at Kurt Rowan’s pasture at 5:00 pm.