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STANWOOD, Iowa (AP) — An eastern Iowa sheriff says students and a school employee who provided a key should be prosecuted for a prank that left a high school reeking of fish bait and manure.
Cedar County Sheriff Warren Wethington said in a news release Thursday that students used the key on Sunday night to enter North Cedar High School in Stanwood. Surveillance video shows two students carrying 5-gallon buckets.
The students smeared manure and the bait around the school's cafeteria. Wethington says the bait was a homemade concoction of corn, beer and animal blood that had fermented in the buckets.
North Cedar canceled classes for a day to clean up the mess.
School staffers say that on Wednesday the students confessed their involvement. No charges have been reported.
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