Alta council votes aid to poor students

BY TOM CULLEN

The Alta City Council contributed $500 to a program that feeds impoverished students in Alta-Aurelia School District even though one council member believes the body shouldn’t donate to private causes.

Mayor Pro Tem Pam Henderson presented a proposal for the council to underwrite a program that provides low-income Alta-Aurelia students enough food to last from Friday night until Sunday evening. Henderson told The Storm Lake Times up to 50 students receive assistance.

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