Nashua noon report (Oct. 17) : Band, volleyball and business news

Hello Nashua area readers. Here is what’s happening:

1. Windy and cool today, tonight will be below freezing — The National Weather Service forecast mostly sunny skies today with a high near 40 and a north wind 14 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Tonight, it will be mostly clear, with a low around 20. North wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Tuesday should be sunny, with a high near 43. Breezy, with a northwest wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

2. N-P marching band wins accolades: The NPHS Marching Huskies receiving a Division II (Excellent) Rating at State Marching Contest on Oct. 8 at Dubuque High School. In September, the band took first place at the Marshalltown Oktemberfest Parade Contest for the 10th year in a row.

Marching Huskies perform a Jurassic Park theme.
Video highlight: The Marching Huskies and NPHS cheerleaders perform together during last week’s home football game.

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3. N-P volleyball going for playoff victory tonight — The Nashua-Plainfield volleyball team (7-16) will travel to Riceville (20-14) on Monday, Oct. 17, for the first round of the Class 1A Region 5 playoffs. Game time is 7 p.m.

If you plan to go to Riceville tonight, the ticket price price during regional tournament play is $6 for adults and students (K- 12). Students who are not yet in kindergarten do not need a ticket.

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4. Local chamber reaching out to educators — The Big 4 Chamber of Commerce is resuming its efforts to educate future business owners, leaders and employees. The chamber is putting on a Business Education Event from 2:15-3:15 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, in the Nashua-Plainfield Junior High commons to strengthen the bond between business people and educators. Chamber members in attendance will have a chance to make a quick introduction of themselves. (Click here for more)