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Vinton Police Department Log for Week of January 31-February 6, 2022.

Vinton Police Department Log for Week of January 31-February 6, 2022.All Charges are subject to review by The Benton County Attorney’s Office. An arrest or criminalcharge is merely an accusation, and the Defendant is presumed innocent, unless proven guilty. Intrastate Warrants are issued by Law Enforcement Agencies for crimes happening in their jurisdictions.


The following local students have been named to the Deans' and President's Lists at Drake University. To be eligible for the Deans' List, students must have earned a GPA of 3.5 or higher during the Fall 2021 semester at Drake. To be eligible for the President's List, students must have earned a perfect 4.0 GPA during the Fall 2021 semester at Drake.
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Tips for reducing student loans

Chances are, you and your student will rely on multiple sources of funding for a college education. Common funding sources are your own savings and earnings, your student's savings and earnings, scholarships and loans. Make a resolution to reduce the amount of future student loans with these tips.1. Estimate how much your student will need.Your student's choice of institution and type of education will greatly influence the total cost.

College Scholarships Available to College-Bound Iowa Seniors

Program Focuses on College Financing and Planning Tips Iowa high school seniors have a chance to earn much-needed funds for college while they learn ways to reduce college loan debt through a scholarship program open through March 11.Iowa high school seniors may register for the Iowa Financial Know-How Challenge: Senior Scholarship at www.


The following students received a degree with honors (if applicable) from Allen College. The College awarded 110 degrees during its commencement ceremony on Friday, December 17, 2021.Allen College conferred 54 Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degrees, 34 Master of Science of Nursing degrees and 22 Master of Science in Occupational Therapy degrees.
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The administration and faculty of Allen College are pleased to congratulate students named to the Allen College Dean’s List at the completion of the fall semester of the 2021 - 2022 academic year.Bachelor’s and Associate’s students named to the Allen College Dean’s List must complete at least 12 semester hours and achieve a grade point average of 3.

Area students named to Dean's List at UW-River Falls

The University of Wisconsin-River Falls fall semester Dean's List honoring 1,670 students has been released by Registrar Kelly Browning. To be named to the Dean's List, a full-time undergraduate must earn a grade point average of at least 3.5 on a scale of 4.0, or midway between an "A" and "B" average. Area students are listed below by hometown, name, and major.

Anna Bauer named to Mercy College of Health Sciences President's List

Anna Bauer of Newhall, IA has been named to the President's List for the Fall 2021 semester at Mercy College of Health Sciences in Des Moines, Iowa. To qualify for this academic recognition, students must attain a grade point average (GPA) at least 3.75, in their most recent semester, for a minimum of six credit hours.  To learn more about the health science programs offered at Mercy College, visit our website at http://www.
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Scholarships Available for High School Graduating Seniors

 Once again, Conservation Districts of Iowa (CDI) is partnering with Benton Soil & Water Conservation District (Benton SWCD) to foster the higher education endeavors of Iowa students interested in conservation and agriculture by offering scholarships. Iowa High School Class of 2022 students pursuing programs of study in any field of conservation or agriculture are eligible for the Conservation Scholarship.

ECC announces 2021 Fall Term Dean's List

One hundred thirty-six students were named to the Fall 2021 (August to December) Dean's List at Ellsworth Community College. To be eligible for the Dean's List, students must have earned a minimum of 12 credit hours during the semester (a full-time class load) and had at least a 3.5 grade point average for the Fall 2021 semester. Part-time students are not included in this list.
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