School-related announcements for Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019:
Monday, January 21, 2019
SIOUX CITY (AP) — New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand introduced herself to Iowa Democrats as a commonsense fighter for family and children issues as she made her first visit to the early-voting state as a 2020 presidential prospect.
Sunday, January 20, 2019
CLINTON — Decades after winning several rounds of Nashville Starseek, Clinton resident Melinda Putman has realized her dream of recording an album.
Saturday, January 19, 2019
Friday, January 18, 2019
OTTUMWA — Looking after the well-being of a fellow adult is an important responsibility. When it comes to taking a break from that weight, few options presented themselves to caregivers. Tenco aims to change that.
PELLA — An architect gave Pella leaders a peek at potential solutions to the city’s growing needs for facilities Tuesday night. Most city buildings won’t be adequate for Pella in 2040, but Brian Bergstrom offered a glimpse into the future and suggested some first steps.
KNOXVILLE — Liberty Boley, a 14-year-old Melcher girl who had been missing since Monday afternoon, has been found safe in south Texas. Department of Human Services staff in both Texas and Iowa are arranging her return home.
PELLA — They’re no longer next-door neighbors, but two houses recently moved from Independence Street will open new doors to Habitat for Humanity’s mission in Marion County.
Some cities in the Daily Iowegian coverage area are instituting their snow emergency ordinances ahead of a major snowstorm that is expected to drop as much as a foot of snow tonight.
Thursday, January 17, 2019
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. — Early weather forecasts for the AFC Championship between the Patriots and Chiefs called for temperatures in the single-digits — a hard freeze conjuring comparisons to the 1967 “Ice Bowl” between Dallas and Green Bay.
OSKALOOSA — Community members wanted local leaders to share information on growing and retaining Oskaloosa and Mahaska County's workforce housing those workers.
CLINTON — The United States Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has six months to determine if safety or health hazards are partly to blame for the death of one Clinton firefighter and serious injuries sustained by another.
Live Oak, Fla. — A state inquiry continued Thursday without new details into the deaths of three children trapped inside a chest freezer while playing outdoors four days ago in this north Florida town.
SIOUX CITY (AP) — When Sen. Elizabeth Warren took the stage earlier this month at this city's ornate Orpheum Theatre, Tricia Currans-Sheehan posed a pointed question to the expected presidential contender.
DES MOINES (AP) — A former Drake University student has pleaded guilty to lying about a racist note she said was shoved under her dorm room door in Des Moines.
ELDRIDGE (AP) — A judge has reversed his decision barring news media from naming or photographing a 12-year-old boy accused of trying to shoot a teacher in an eastern Iowa school.
IOWA CITY (AP) — The University of Iowa has been given $5 million for research into treatments of eye diseases that affect and blind people worldwide.
DES MOINES (AP) — Iowa Republicans have removed rules that require some state legislative committees to give 24-hour notice about meetings, causing concerns over government transparency.
Centerville residents may have a chance to see some feathered friends around town after two bald eagles were seen on the grassy field behind Centerville High School last week.
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
The Centerville School District and community welcomed Liz Cox, Executive Director of Prevent Child Abuse Iowa to Simon Estes Auditorium Monday for a free public talk about Adverse Childhood Experiences and how to overcome them.
KNOXVILLE — After raising more than $500,000 over 10 years of Knoxville’s Coaches vs.Cancer event, Jim and Angie Uitermarkt focus on a value that makes his varsity girls a success on the basketball court: teamwork.
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Monday, January 14, 2019
Centerville’s Post Master Annette Kane was recently honored as the Engagement Leader of the Year in the Hawkeye District by the U.S. Postal Service.
The Centerville School Board will meet Monday, Jan. 14 at 6:30 p.m. for a public hearing followed by a regular board meeting at the Administration Building.
The Appanoose County Conservation Board approved a budget recommendation to be submitted to the Appanoose County Board of Supervisors and is seeking an overall increase of $25,665.68 or 8.2 percent in their 2020 fiscal year budget with the total proposed budget coming to $312,974.68.
Friday, January 11, 2019
Thursday, January 10, 2019
DES MOINES — Pella Corporation’s bid to overturn a lower court ruling in favor of a former employee’s workers’ compensation award has been rejected by the Iowa Court of Appeals.
DES MOINES (AP) — Iowa GOP legislative leaders said Thursday they plan to go into the 2019 session challenging the way things are done in state government focusing on several issues including property taxes and picking judges.
The Centerville Square will see an addition to it’s Christmas decorations this year as local citizens and churches have come together to raise money to add a life-size Nativity scene to the annual Christmas display.
- Grand opening set for new Mercy clinic
- Man arrested for attempted murder
- Local officers featured in national show
- Kauzlarich earns 100th win as Centerville sweeps quad
- Woman gets prison in meth case
- Murder suspects due in court Tuesday
- Bluegrass Conference basketball tournament brackets released
- Oil tanker overturns on Highway
- Iowegian Athlete of the Week: Noah Wells
- Bald eagles spotted in Centerville