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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 ...

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.

Newton boys draw Pella to open 3A substate  Newton Daily News

Newton High's Cardinal boys learned officially Thursday who they are will play in the opening round of the Class 3A basketball postseason.

Clarke knocks Cardinals out of team regional  Newton Daily News

PELLA — Newton High's Cardinal girls fell in the first round of Class 1A Region 3 team tennis regional action on Monday. The tournament was postponed from ...

Pella teen earns associate degree before finishing high school  KCCI Des Moines

A central Iowa high school student recently earned her associate degree before completing high school, a feat that no other student in Pella has ever ...

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.

Trinity robotics invited to nationals | News

HULL—Trinity Christian High School is building a successful robotics program, but the team has some unfinished business.

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 ...

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 ...

'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 ...

Pella Tribute Turns State Title Game Into Much More Than Football  WHO TV Des Moines

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Waves of grey towels , not Pella Dutch green, spiraling through the UNI-Dome. "The color grey is the universal color for asthma ...

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.

Former teacher charged with exploitation bonds out of jail  KCCI Des Moines

A former Pella High School teacher and assistant band director has been charged in a sexual exploitation case. WATCH VIDEO. Advertisement. Benjamin ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Dordt lands Iowa transfer Clayberg | Sports |  Sioux City Journal

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

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 ...

National Weather Service Confirms Track, Intensity of July 19th Tornadoes | KNIA / KRLS | The One to Count on  KNIA / KRLS Radio

The National Weather *Service* has confirmed 13 tornadoes hit central Iowa on July 19th. According to their storm survey, an EF-3 rated storm traveled ...

Meet the Des Moines Register's All-Iowa football team

The Des Moines Register's All-Iowa football teams are here, and each one of them — from Class 4A all the way down to Eight-Player — is loaded with talented ...

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 ...

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.

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?

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 ...

Osky high school jazz band season wrap-up  Oskaloosa Herald

OSKALOOSA —The high school jazz bands had a great winter season, said Director Rich Waddington.

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  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.

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.

BUS ACCIDENT: Pella Teen To Make Full Recovery

A Pella teen run over by a school bus earlier this week will soon leave the hospital on crutches. Monday afternoon, 16-year-old Abby Fyfe tripped and fell in the ...

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.

New Store to be Built in Knoxville  KNIA / KRLS Radio

Knoxville residents will soon have another place to shop as KNIA/KRLS News has confirmed construction for a Dollar Tree store will begin this spring. Recently ...

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:

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 ...

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 ...

Brobst – Lakin  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.

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 ...

Urbandale school board candidate: Katherine Howsare

There are three newcomers and one incumbent running for four seats in the Sept. 8 election.

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 ...

Successful hoop coaches take on new challenges at Dordt  Sioux City Journal

SIOUX CENTER, Iowa – A couple of basketball coaches with fairly impressive resumes find themselves in a new spot, accepting the challenge of navigating ...

Newton's Jenkins signs to play Creighton softball  Newton Daily News

Versatility is a premium for any athlete. Newton High senior Sydney Jenkins has versatility in spades, especially on the softball diamond. The multi-sport athlete ...

NXN Heartland Girls Team Scores: Wayzata Holds Strong  MileSplit

Wayzata (MN) girls have the top spot all but locked up based on 2017 times in our returning team scores for the NXN Heartland Region. The team has a 1-5 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

US Top 500 Outdoor Returnees: Girls 400m Hurdles  MileSplit

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

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 ...

Top 500 Girls Outdoor 100m Returners: Sha'Carri Richardson Is In Front To Start 2018  MileSplit

It could anyone\'s race to win in 2018 as a balanced crop of national-level girls sprinters return in 2018.

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

Tyrese Cooper (now competing at Miami Norland High School) has the nation's fastest returning times in both the 200 (20.46) and 400 (45.26), while has the ...

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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