Going Electric?

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Isaiah Kruckman (l) and Shaun Klimesh board a South Winneshiek school bus Thursday. Photo by Michael Hohenbrink

Turkey Valley might take advantage of state grant funding.

Disricts have the option of applying for $3.15 million in grant funding, an emailed press release Nov. 26 from the Iowa Environmental Council noted.

The group is promoting the electric option.

“Electric school buses make sense for our children’s health and our school districts’ budgets,” said Steve Falck, senior policy advocate for the Environmental Law & Policy Center. “The Department of Transportation is making a smart move by helping put electric school buses on the road in Iowa.”

Read more in the Dec. 4 edition of the Calmar Courier.