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UPDATE: eastern Iowa school closed today because of "potential safety concern"

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BREAKING: Riceville Schools do not have classes today due to a potential safety concern toward the school district.

The Howard County Sheriff's Department is currently investigating.

According to the school district's website, it says there is a, "potential safety concern directed toward the Riceville Community School District."

Below is what was posted on their website

"Due to the potential seriousness of this situation school will not be in session on 2-22-18.  The Howard County Sherriff’s Department is currently investigating the situation and we will release more details when they are available.  Please refer to the district website, Facebook, and Twitter pages often for updated information."

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