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Teacher's resignation draws chorus of concern | Southeast Iowa  Ottumwacourier

PELLA — Michelle Chaplin's resignation as vocal music teacher at Pella High School was accepted Monday night, but only after 20 people spoke in support of ...

U.S. News: Ames, Iowa City West top list of best Iowa high schools  Des Moines Register

In a list led by Ames, West Senior and Decorah, 21 high schools made the top third of U.S. News and World Report's national rankings.

Two years removed from his brother’s death, Pella (Iowa) soccer star Ethan Poulter finds strength and purpose  USA TODAY High School Sports

Ethan Poulter recently led Pella (Iowa) to a Class 2A state soccer title. Turns out, he played for more than just for the love of the game.

School accountability program to prompt KMS plan  Journal Express

KNOXVILLE — Knoxville schools fare fairly well in a new federal accountability program, but a report on Knoxville Middle School's students with disabilities ...

From the archive: Pella's Korvers are the first family of Iowa basketball  Des Moines Register

Kirk Korver — the youngest of the Korver brothers from Pella — died March 27, 2018 at the age of 27.

High School Insider: Pella no longer slouch on diamond

PELLA, Ia. – Months before baseball season started at Pella High School, there was already a sense of confidence and enthusiasm in the school hallways.

2019 Tulip Queen Nominations End Tuesday  KNIA / KRLS Radio

The deadline for high school seniors to be a part of the Tulip Queen selection process is Tuesday. The five girls selected to be on the Tulip Court this November ...

'You will always have four sons,' Kyle Korver tells parents at brother's funeral

At their family's church Monday morning, brothers Kyle, Klayton and Kaleb Korver shared Bible verses and spoke of their youngest sibling, Kirk, who died last ...

Iowan Kyle Korver Writes on his Struggle With White Privilege and Calls for Denouncing Racism ‘At Every Level’  WHO TV Des Moines

NBA player Kyle Korver revealed Monday in an intensely personal essay that he has struggled with the privilege he's been granted as a white man, and he ...

Pella, Football Town, USA  WHO TV Des Moines

PELLA - The town of 10000 is known for many things: The Tulip Festival, Dutch Letters, and more and more, Football. Pella High School is the traditional power ...

Miss Iowa competition returns to Adler  Quad-Cities Online

A new Miss Iowa will be crowned on Saturday, June 15, at the Adler Theatre, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport.

2018 Thursdays in Pella Themes Announced  KNIA / KRLS Radio

Each Thursday this June and July, live entertainment, activities for kids and adults, food vendors, displays, and more will be featured at Central Park. This year's ...

Few Spots Remain for Union Street Players Middle School Drama Camp  KNIA / KRLS Radio

Union Street Players' Drama Camp is an annual week-long opportunity for young people to receive a basic overview of theatre and stagecraft. Camp activities ...

Dordt lands Iowa transfer Clayberg | Sports |  Sioux City Journal

SIOUX CENTER, Iowa | The Dordt College football program just got a whole lot better.

Former Iowa band teacher gets probation in 1 of 2 sex cases against him

A former Iowa band teacher, facing sex charges in Marion County, has been given probation in a Floyd County sex abuse case.

Effectiveness Of Sexual Assault Prevention Education For High School Students Questioned

Attempts to educate students about sexual assault in a high school setting sometimes lack effectiveness, IowaWatch interviews with teachers, administrators and ...

Iowa high school football: Live updates and instant reaction from Week 6  Des Moines Register

The Register's Cody Goodwin brings you live analysis and updates from the top Iowa high school football action in Week 6.

Cardinals notch win in program's 1000th game; Area Prep Football Roundup  Newton Daily News

In Week 3 football games, area high school teams went 3-2 and all were on the road. Newton, Prairie City-Monroe and Colfax-Mingo claimed victories while ...

Why many Iowans won't be able to watch state wrestling on TV

Are Iowans tuning in to high school sports, or left with a blank screen?

Peace Tree at Lake Red Rock Uprooted by Rising Water Levels  KNIA / KRLS Radio

The Peace Tree at Lake Red Rock, the trunk of which has been above the water level since the creation of the dam in 1969, was uprooted by the recent rise in ...

Notable Iowa deaths: A look back at who we lost in 2018  Des Moines Register

Iowa mourned many notable deaths in 2018, including political powerhouses, sports heroes, beloved journalists and young lives cut tragically short. Here's a ...

The gift a father gave to his daughter before he died  Des Moines Register

Lexi Hewitt of Pella had yet to shoot her first buck deer. She wanted to follow in the footsteps of her late father. She felt him with her that day.

Former Band Teacher Pleads Guilty to Three Counts of Sexual Abuse

FLOYD COUNTY, Iowa -- A former band teacher in the Pella Community School District has pleaded guilty to three counts of third-degree sexual abuse.

Everyone's descended from someone; QUEEN LEAH BLANKESPOOR and HER COURT  Oskaloosa news

by Marty Racheter. The 2014 Tulip Time Queen is Leah Blankespoor, a 17-year-old Pella Christian High School Senior, who, born during the week of Tulip Time ...

Dallas Center-Grimes football hopes to battle back after missing 2016 playoffs

GRIMES, Ia. — Motivation can take on many forms, and in the case of the Dallas Center-Grimes football team, it sounds like reminders from coaches about last ...

Samantha Hedrick driven to succeed for Newton

The swimmer is one of the state's best for multischool program.

Indianola Indians Leaving CIML for Little Hawkeye Conference

INDIANOLA, Iowa -- Indianola High School voted to leave the CIML for athletics and join the Little Hawkye Conference beginning in the 2016-2017 school year.

New teachers in Newton Community School District  Newton Daily News

Teachers new to the Newton Community School District for the 2012-2013 school year include the following:

BREAKING: New Details Released in Crash That Killed Pleasantville Man Monday  KNIA / KRLS Radio

Additional information has been been released about a crash that killed a Pleasantville man Monday afternoon. According to the Iowa State Patrol accident ...

Jensen is new NHS boys' soccer coach  Newton Daily News

Zach Jensen has a history with the Newton High boys' soccer program. No, he did not play for the Cardinals. He played against the Cardinals in a substate ...

From Young Man to Marine: Graduation in San Diego  KCRG

Three months of high-intensity training culminates in the coronation of the earned title of United States Marine.

Brobst – Lakin | Weddings |  Quad City Times

Alyssa Brobst and David Lakin were married August 2, 2014 at Prince of Peace Catholic Church, Clinton, IA. A reception followed at Eagle Point Park Lodge.

West Lyon strikes up the jazz band, earns district title  Sioux City Journal

Drew Balta's heart sank a bit on Monday as Paul McEntaffer announced the second-place finisher in Class 2A at the Northwest Iowa District Jazz Band Festival ...

CHS marching band, color guard place well in competition  Centerville Daily Iowegian

The Centerville High School Marching Band competing in the Marching Band Classic in Fort Madison. Marching band members include Blayne Bailey, Julianna ...

Knoxville KFC/Taco Bell Closed After Years of Struggling According to Owner  KNIA / KRLS Radio

Owner Kevin Schlutz with Central Iowa KFC tells KNIA/KRLS News the store had many marginal and unprofitable years before the closure. Schlutz says the ...

Northwestern Signs Volleyball And Track Standouts

Orange City IA — Northwestern College has signed a pair of outstanding athletes to enhance their volleyball and track and field programs. Brooke Fessler, of ...

Cardinal Regiment peaks in performances  Newton Daily News

With 125 members, the Newton High School Cardinal Regiment utilizes the talents of about 14.5 percent of the NHS overall enrollment, making it one of the ...

Ranking 10,010 Girls By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10010 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.

Jim Carrey mixes laughs with advice at Iowa college graduation

Funnyman Jim Carrey gave some serious advice about self-discovery, fear and happiness to students graduating from an Iowa college Saturday. He also.

Here Are The Best Sophomore Boys Returners In XC  MileSplit

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Des Moines Community Playhouse Presents 'Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka'  Newton Daily News

The Des Moines Community Playhouse presents the musical, “Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka,” Friday through Dec. 18. Tickets may be purchased online at ...

West Lyon makes most of first state bid  Sioux City Journal

West Lyon's boys basketball team had never earned a berth at the state tournament until 2012.

Photo Flash: WILLY WONKA at Des Moines Community Playhouse  Broadway World

The Des Moines Community Playhouse presents the musical, Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka, Dec. 2-18, 2016. Tickets may be purchased online at ...

US Top 500 Outdoor Returnees: Girls 400m Hurdles  MileSplit

Check out the nation\'s top 500 outdoor girls returnees in the 400 meter hurdles.

No. 2 Crusaders face unranked Creston in semifinal | Football  Sioux City Journal

Bishop Heelan's unbeaten 2013 Class 3A state championship football team cast an imposing shadow over this year's squad, even more so when the Crusaders ...

Nation's Top 50 Boys Outdoor Returnees By Event: Spring Season Is Already Here (For Some)!  MileSplit

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US Top 500 Outdoor Returnees: Girls 200m Dash  MileSplit

Check out the nation\'s top 500 outdoor girls returnees in the 200 meter dash among wind legal F.A.T. times.

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