7 at 7: Oct. 10 Nashua update

Good morning Nashua area. Here’s your news:

1. Pleasant weather today, tonight: Today will be sunny, with a high near 73. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Tonight will be mostly clear, with a low around 51. Southeast wind 6 to 8 mph. (Extended Forecast) Fall colors are expected to peak this week.

2. N-P School Board meets tonight: The agenda for the 7 p.m. agenda includes approving school improvement goals, a pair of volunteer wrestling coaches, and the resignations of two cheer coaches. The board will also vote on contract language regarding in parental leave for district employees. (Click here for full agenda)

3. VIDEO: N-P head football coach Andrew Christensen talks about Friday’s win. Click here.

4. Trying to stop human trafficking in Iowa: The North Iowa Coalition Against Human Trafficking will present the movie “Gridshock” at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct 16, at the Charles Theater in Charles City. Admission is free. (Learn more)

5. N-P volleyball is back in action tomorrow: The Huskies will play in a 6 p.m., quadrangular at North Butler High School on Tuesday at 6 p.m. Hampton-Dumont and Lake Mills are the other two teams. (Community calendar)

6. A new face at City Hall: The City Council last week voted 3-0 to hire Melissa Berends as deputy clerk. City Clerk John Ott swore her in at the meeting. (Pic below)

7. Foundation helps city pay for tables, electric work: The city of Nashua received $5,000 from the Chickasaw County Community Foundation, Ott reported to the Council last week. The money helped purchase 12 new picnic tables and fund some electrical work at the campground. The electrical work was $5,570 and the picnic tables were $10,608, he said.

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