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Loras College Announces Spring 2022 Dean’s List

Loras College in Dubuque recently announced the names of students who achieved Dean's List status for the 2022 spring semester. A student must earn a 3.5 grade point average and carry a minimum of 12 credit hours to be recognized. Dysart students recognized include Dallas Blackburn, Kolten ...

Tama Co. 4-H receives Pioneer grant to replant fairground trees

Each year, Iowa 4-H Club Community Involvement projects are sponsored by Pioneer and the Iowa 4-H Foundation in conjunction with Iowa 4-H and Youth Programs. Pioneer provides up to $5,000 to selected 4-H clubs in Iowa. Awards are made directly to the clubs through the Iowa 4-H Foundation. ...

Field day to be held July 6 on Kubik Farm in rural Traer

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and Iowa Learning Farms are offering three field days focused on soil health in grazing systems. In these hands-on field days, attendees will learn how to assess soils on their own properties. Each location will feature a soil pit with discussion of ...

Tama Co. SWCD poster winners announced

The Tama County Soil and Water Conservation District office recently announced its 2022 Stewardship Week Poster Contest winners. This year's theme was "Healthy Soil, Healthy Life." The countywide winner was Union fourth grader Cooper Youngblut. Youngblut attends Dysart-Geneseo Elementary in ...

U of Iowa announces 2022 Spring Dean’s List honorees

More than 5,500 undergraduate students at the University of Iowa were named to the Dean's List for the 2022 spring semester. Dean's list status was earned by 714 first-year undergraduates during the 2022 spring semester at Iowa – only 1,268 second-year students, only 1,559 third-year ...

Prouse joins Traer Museum as summer intern, expanding open hours

The doors to the Traer Historical Museum will be open a lot more consistently this summer following the hiring of museum intern Tristen Prouse. Prouse – a Buckingham native and Union High School 2021 graduate majoring in Economics at the University of Northern Iowa – joined the museum ...

Iowa State University spring 2022 Dean’s List

Approximately 9,500 Iowa State University students have been recognized for outstanding academic achievement by being named to the spring semester 2022 Dean's List. Students named to the Dean's List must have earned a grade point average of at least 3.50 on a 4.00 scale while carrying a minimum ...

Iowa State University honors spring graduates

Iowa State University honored more than 4,700 students who received degrees during spring commencement ceremonies on May 12-14. Spring graduates from the area include: Clutier, Iowa Amanda Arp, Doctor of Philosophy, Rhetoric and Professional Communication Dysart, Iowa Taylor Short, ...

Dysart’s Timothy Freeland awarded scholarship

Fifteen northeast Iowa students will each receive a $1,000 scholarship next school year for health care-related studies. The Friends of MercyOne Cedar Falls Medical Center as well as the Friends of MercyOne Waterloo Medical Center came together to select and honor the 2022 Friends as well as ...

Holding on and taking root

A prairie plant propagation story four painstaking years in the making came full circle on Thursday, May 26, at UNI’s Irvine Prairie in northwest Benton County thanks to the assistance of a pair of Union High School science classes. The Irvine Prairie – a 77-acre prairie-in-progress ...