Update: As mentioned earlier, this morning there was a reported safety incident at Storm Lake Elementary School, prompting a temporary lockdown. The Storm Lake Police Department has apprehended two suspects. All buildings have been thoroughly checked, and authorities do not believe there is an ongoing threat to school safety.
The regular school day will proceed as planned.
This morning, Storm Lake Elementary School staff received a report of a potential threat. In response, the building was placed on lockdown while law enforcement conducted a thorough search.
We want to assure parents and guardians that all students are safe, and based on the information available, we do not consider this threat to be credible.
You may proceed with dropping off your children, and the school day will proceed as scheduled.
As an extra precaution, there will be heightened security measures in place at SLES for the remainder of the day.
This is a developing story that will be updated when more information is available.