STORY THEATER GRAND OPERA HOUSE

TO CELEBRATE 100 YEARS TONIGHT!

The Story Theater Grand Opera House in Story City will be 100 years old on December 18 and to commemorate this special milestone owner Todd Thorson, along with Veronica Skaar, Paul Wierson (MC) and other members of Judge Story’s Theatrical Troupe, will be presenting a special variety concert/gala on Wednesday, Dec. 18 at 7 p.m. Tickets will be available at the door or at Dinners by Dawn next door prior to the show. The Story Theater is located at 512 Broad Street. Prices are $40 per person or $70 per couple and the proceeds go to the Story Theater Historical Foundation and the digital conversion project. There is a pre-performance social gathering at 5:30 p.m. at Dinners by Dawn and post-performance festivities following the concert with birthday cake and refreshments. Plan now to attend.

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SCHOOL CLOSING ANNOUNCEMENTS

If school is going to be canceled at Roland-Story this winter season for the day, starting late or dismissed early, the announcement will be made on television channels 5, 8 and 13, as well as radio stations WHO (1040 AM) and KQWC (1570 AM or 96 FM) and the time and temperature line at 515/733-5151. Please do not call the school or the superintendent. In the event of a delayed start, please continue to listen as it is sometimes necessary to cancel classes at a later time.

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HIGH SCHOOL SEMESTER TESTS THIS WEEK

Roland-Story High School first semester tests are scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 19 and Friday, Dec. 20. Friday, Dec. 20 will be a 2:30 p.m. dismissal school day for all students. If school is canceled on either of these days due to weather, the first day back after break would be used for tests. High school students will only need to be in school on semester test days if they have a test; otherwise it will be an open campus.

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RELIANCE STATE BANK HOLIDAY HOURS

Reliance State Bank’s holiday hours will be 8 a.m. to 12 noon on Tuesday, Dec. 24, closed Dec. 25. Regular hours will resume on Thursday, Dec. 26. The bank will also be closed for New Year’s on Jan. 1.

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ACKLEY STATE BANK OPEN HOUSE DECEMBER 20

Ackley State Bank, 629 Broad Street, will hold a Holiday Open House on Friday, Dec. 20. Treats will be served all day.

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