PHOTO: A lesson in the law
Iowa Supreme Court Justice Bruce Zager spoke to Ottumwa High School students Thursday morning. Six of the seven justices visited high schools in southeast Iowa Thursday to talk to students about the role of the courts.
- Iowa Legislature approves higher education budget DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa lawmakers have reached a spending compromise for Iowa's public universities and other education programs. The state House and Senate approved the $897 million higher education budget Thursday evening. It's a compromise in
SLIDESHOW: IHCC graduation
OTTUMWA -- The Indian Hills Community College Class of 2013 had its commencement ceremonies Thursday. Here's a look at the graduates.
- Van Buren schools welcomes new superintendent KEOSAUQUA — Dr. Pam Ewell has been named Van Buren Community School District’s superintendent. Ewell is currently Mount Vernon superintendent, a position she has held since 2009. Ewell graduated from Iowa State University in 1982 and received her Ph.
Kids to be protected by 10-ton slabs of cement
ELDON — One tornado in the district was enough to convince school board members that children required further defense against bad weather. "It was 12 years ago that a tornado struck our district [in Agency], killing two people," said Joel Pedersen,
Johnson selected as new Ottumwa principal
OTTUMWA -- A new school administrator with more than 20 years of elementary experience will lead an Ottumwa elementary school next year.
Sprouse accepts position as IHCC president
OTTUMWA — When Indian Hills President Jim Lindenmayer steps down, another educator is ready to step up. The board of trustees said Monday they wanted to hire Marlene Sprouse, Indian Hills Community College executive vice president, who heads the acad
Foundation's gift will change Ottumwa classrooms
OTTUMWA — It would take an investment annually until the year 2020 to get all the computers and training the Ottumwa school district wants. A gift just cut that wait in half. Monday, the Ottumwa Regional Legacy Foundation announced during a joint pre
Savoring sweets to save lives
Evans Middle School student council members dished out ice cream Monday afternoon in an effort to raise funds to place smoke detectors in Wapello County homes.
Job Corps trainee earns tops scores on National Career Readiness test
OTTUMWA — Adult job candidates have tried. Students from Indian Hills Community College have tried. Even various college instructors have tried. But it took an 18-year-old Job Corps trainee to get the highest score ever seen at the Ottumwa Iowa Workf
- Cline donates $500,000 to IHCC A gift of $500,000 by Appanoose County philanthropist Morgan E. Cline has been announced by the Centerville campus of Indian Hills Community College. The key component of this gift will be a massive green house that will be used to grow produce which
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