STORM LAKE, Iowa – The following students were named to Buena Vista University's Dean's List for terms one and two. Students named to the Dean's List must have a minimum grade point average of 3.5 for the two terms, based on a 4.0 grade point system, and must have taken at least 12 hours of …



DES MOINES, Iowa – Students in grades seven through 11 can now enter the 12th annual Money Smart Kid essay contest and compete for the chance to win $1,000 to help boost their college savings. The statewide essay contest is sponsored by the Iowa Bankers Association.



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For many children bedtime means snuggling up in cozy pajamas and reading a favorite bedtime story. Yet for youngster in need, even something as basic as curling up with a good book in comfy "jammies" can be wishful thinking. The Rolling Prairie Chapter of the Iowa Association for the Educati…

Area artists Deb Baughman and Marybeth Heikes will exhibit their recent art work together in the Indian Hills Art Gallery. This exhibit, titled “Life in Color: An Intimate View of Iowa,” will open with a reception for the artists on Monday, Jan. 15, from 7-8:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend.

You've seen him on NBC, CBS and FOX and now is your chance to see him
live! Illusionist Bill Blagg is coming to the Bridge View Center on Saturday, March 3 for one show only. Blagg has been hailed by critics across the country for his unique style of magic and illusion. His action packed sho…

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Exline Royal Neighbors of America applied for a Difference Maker Program through Royal Neighbors of America and received $200 to purchase material and Notions to make fidget blankets for HCI.

The Albia Community Choir under the direction of Pete Peterson will begin practicing Monday, Jan. 8 for their annual concerts to be held April 7 and 8 in Albia and Centerville.

The Tenco Board of Directors Trustees recently elected a new slate of officers. Liz Wilson is the new president, Bianca Myers will serve as vice president, and Josh Hall will serve as treasurer, while Deb Pumphrey will continue to serve as secretary.

On Dec.14, 65 members gathered for our Catered Affair. We were entertained with Christmas music provided by the Gorden family. Our next birthday co-op will be Jan. 18. We will be recognizing birthdays for December and January. Remember to pay dues for 2018 before March 1. Dues are only $10 p…

The second week of December was the annual, “Bring A Friend Week” in Sharon Heien’s music studio. Students were encouraged to plan, prepare and present a mini recital to friends.

Gov. Kim Reynolds' Condition of the State Address will be presented to the Iowa Legislature on Tuesday, Jan. 9 at 10 a.m. and Iowa Public Television will provide live coverage of the speech on statewide IPTV. "Condition of the State 2018" will also be streamed live at Iptv.org. From the Stat…

LAMONI, Iowa – The honor roll lists for Graceland University's 2017 fall term have been announced, and several local students were named to the President’s List and the Honors List.

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It was customary for the area merchants to wish their patrons a Happy New Year with an ad in the Daily Iowegian. Do you remember some of these merchants of days-gone-by?

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DES MOINES, Iowa – Iowa State Education Association members around the state have used ISEA's student-designed stickers to celebrate student achievement and good work for more than 30 years. Now in its 33rd year, the popular Design-A-Decal program gives recognition to students when their win…

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The three-year-old preschoolers at Kids World recently made Christmas ornaments to share with the residents of the Golden Age Manor. Some of the preschoolers and their families also met at the care center to sing and pass out the ornaments.

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Members of the Centerville High School band recently played Christmas carols for the residents of Centerville Community Betterment. The students who participated include Adele Wiskus, Sam Wolver, Justice Opperman, Maddy Varner, Madison Murphy, Brandi Rexroat and Ashley Tieden. The annual Chr…

Pictured is Betty Donaldson from the Fraternal Order of The Eagles presenting a $500 check to Vince Dudenhoffer representing Reaching All People Together (RAPT). The check is the proceeds from the raffle of a Jim Hansel print donated by Farmers Bank of Northern Missouri. Bridgette Strickler …

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Kid’s World Day Care and Preschool recently held its annual Christmas program. A crowd of nearly 250 people attended the holiday event, which featured songs from each classroom. Following the program, families enjoyed punch and holiday cookies.

DES MOINES, Iowa – Year in and year out, gift cards are continually the most requested presents during the holiday season. State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald wants Iowa consumers to make sure they take full advantage of their gift cards. "Each year, gift cards go unused because the cards …

The Friends of the Drake Public Library met Nov. 28 with a full agenda. We thank Deanna Allen and Cindy Cowan for sharing presidential duties while Mindi Blizek (our president) takes a short maternity leave.

The B.V. Sodbusters 4-H Club met at Walmart on Saturday, Dec. 2 at 4 p.m. for Operation Santa. The group had chosen three mittens and shopped for two girls and a boy. Afterwards they went to the Extension Office and wrapped the gifts. This was one of the group’s community service projects an…

DES MOINES, Iowa – As the year comes to end, families around the state may be celebrating many things: finishing the fall semester, holidays and a new year, just to name a few. During this holiday season, State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald has a simple solution for the gift-giving dilemma…

DES MOINES, Iowa – The Iowa Physical Therapy Association and Community Health Partners are pleased to announce that they are the recipients of a grant that will help Iowans suffering from arthritis find help with the Walk With Ease Program.

Lakeview Elementary’s fourth and fifth grade choirs and the fifth grade band held their winter concert Tuesday evening at Simon Estes Auditorium. The band was led by Tyler Morgan while the choirs were led by Natalie Brown.

The family of John and Lelah Marlin of Albia, Iowa are requesting a card shower in honor of their 72nd wedding anniversary on Dec. 22.

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Appanoose County Farm Bureau President Mark McGill was presented Appanoose County’s Farm Bureau County Recognition Award at the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation annual meeting in Des Moines Dec. 5-6. IFBF President Craig Hill made the presentation to McGill.

There is still time to nominate a great Iowa nurse for the 100 Great Iowa Nurses 2018 award. Nominations are open at www.greatnurses.org and close Dec. 31. Each year, the program recognizes 100 nurses across the state whose compassion and commitment to their patients and the nursing professi…

Iola McMorrow will celebrate her 100th birthday on Sunday, Dec. 17 with a card shower and birthday party. The party will be held from 2-4 p.m. in Suite A at Mercy Medical Center, One St. Joseph's Drive, Centerville, IA 52544. Your presence is gift enough.