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Sidewalk toll brings a chuckle

By Valerie Close, Editor · June 27th, 2019
Suppose you live near a person that is constantly teasing you, and is pulling your leg with his jokes. You might be surprised to find that you now have to pay a toll when you use his sidewalk, well, not really, but it might make you do a doubletake.That's what happened with Tenli and Zaylie Libbert as they walked past Jim Ford's home on 13th St.

Kirkwood Community College announces Dean's List honors

By Kirkwood Community College · June 24th, 2019
Kirkwood Community College has released its Dean's List for the spring 2019 semester. These students have achieved a 3.3 grade point average or higher after completing 12 or more credit hours at the college. Kirkwood students from the area earning this distinction are listed below. Atkins, IA Asa Armstrong, Benton Tabatha Barger, Benton Lauren Biery, Benton Andrew Burkart, Benton Gabrielle Crawley Joelle Crawley Nate Ettleman, Benton Logan Flack, Benton Shelby Hoeppner Shelby Hulsebus Gabriel Kramer, Benton Nolan Krueger Kassandra McWhorter Bra...

By: Taylor For the past 6 weeks, Cedar 2 has served with River Bend Nature Center, the Racine City Foresty Department, Racine Revitalization Partnership, Smolenski Park and the Racine Health Department. All of these organizations partner with the team’s main sponsor, Greening Greater Racine, which has given the team the opportunities to help the environment and community of Racine, Wisconsin.

Morningside College recently conferred 134 Master of Arts in Teaching degrees and 21 Master of Science in Nursing degrees during its graduate commencement. In addition to the spring graduates, degrees were conferred upon August and December 2018 graduates, as well as students expected to graduate in August 2019.

Benton County area Fishing Report

By Vinton Today · June 21st, 2019
This fishing report is compiled from information gathered from local bait shops, angler creel surveys and county and state parks staff.Cedar Lake, Cedar RapidsBluegill - Good: There are lots of 6-7 inch fish along the shore. Largemouth Bass - Fair: Fish plastics along shorelines.Hannen Lake, southwest of BlairstownBluegill - Fair: Bluegills are spawning.

Clarke Announces Spring 2019 Dean's List

By Vinton Today · June 19th, 2019
The following area student was named to the Dean's List at Clarke University for the Spring 2019 semester. Clarke recognizes full-time students who have earned a 3.65 grade-point average or above, on a 4.0 scale, with a minimum of 12 graded hours.From Newhall, Sarah CottonFounded in 1843 by the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Clarke University is located near the Mississippi River in Dubuque, Iowa.

Hearns of Urbana receives degree in Mechanical Engineering

By Vinton Today · June 19th, 2019
Elizabeth Hearn, received academic honors and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Milwaukee School of Engineering for the 2019 Spring Quarter.Undergraduate students who have earned at least 30 credits and have a cumulative GPA of 3.20 or higher (out of 4.0) are on the Dean's List. Students who have maintained a 3.

Schoettmers Celebrate 60th Anniversary with Card Shower

By Vinton Today · June 18th, 2019
The family of John and Jackie Schoettmer are proud to announce their upcoming 60th wedding anniversary!John Schoettmer and Jacqueline England were married June 27, 1959. Their family quickly grew to include four children: Dave (Julie) Schoettmer of Cedar Rapids; Jolene (Jeff) Kronschnabel of LaPorte City; Kipp (Melinda) Schoettmer of Vinton and Eric (Jennifer) Schoettmer of Newhall.

University of Northern Iowa Graduation List, Spring 2019

By Vinton Today · June 18th, 2019
University of Northern Iowa awards degrees to 1501 Spring grads New alumni were added to the roster of graduates of the University of Northern Iowa .The following students were among the graduates. A * preceding a name indicates "graduated with honors," ** means "graduated with high honors," and *** means "graduated with highest honors" Atkins, IA*Jessica Beatty   Bachelor of ArtsEnglish Teaching Atkins, IAMorgan Eggert   Master of Social WorkSW:2-Year Trauma Informed Prac Atkins, IAMegan McGovern   Bachelor of ArtsCommunication D...

UNI names area students to Spring 2019 semester Dean's List The following students are among the students named to the Spring 2019 semester Dean's List at the University of Northern Iowa. To be included on the list, a student must have earned a grade point of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale, while taking at least 12 hours of graded work during the semester.

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