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Oelwein Community School District no longer on modified lockdown

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OELWEIN (KWWL) -

The Oelwein Community School District is no longer on Modified Lockdown.

According to the school's superintendent, the district was placed on a Modified Lockdown for nearly 20 minutes Thursday, after an incident was reported outside school grounds.

Due to the Modified Lockdown, doors to get into area schools were all locked, but students were still allowed to go to different classes and lunch.

According to the district's superintendent, there was never any immediate threat to students or faculty members at the school.

The Modified Lockdown was just a precaution to ensure safety.

The Modified Lockdown was changed, and school is resuming as normal.

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