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Education

Conservation Best Practices Manual the subject of June 17 webinar

AMES- Iowa Learning Farms will host a webinar on Wednesday, June 17 at noon about the Whole Farm Conservation Best Practices Manual. The Whole Farm Conservation Best Practices Manual brought together many experts with the sole purpose of developing best management practices for the ...

Area students earn college honors

Jerrod Bridgewater graduates from BVU STORM LAKE- Jerrod Bridgewater of Toledo graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor of arts in business education (5-12 teaching licensure) from Buena Vista University in the spring of 2020. Named to BVU’s Spring 2020 Dean’s List STORM LAKE- Buena ...

Rerun of South Tama Middle School bond issue appears on hold

A second effort to pass a $20.8 million bond issue to build a middle school addition to the South Tama High School looks be put on hold for this year. Although there was no vote, discussion pointed toward not bring the issue back before voters in September of this year. School Board President ...

Lincoln Savings Bank giving away children’s books through drive-thrus

Lincoln Savings Bank has announced that several of their branches will be giving away free children's books to drive-thru customers while supplies last. The bank partnered with children's book vendor, Scholastic, to help young Iowa readers reconnect with the books they know and love. ...

Toledo, Iowa Public Library reopens Tuesday

The Toledo Public Library will be reopening by appointment beginning Tuesday, May 26, 2020. New temporary hours for the library will be Monday thru Friday from 10-5. The library will continue to offer Curbside service to those that still wish to use it. Contact the library at ...

South Tama schools look to boost technology by CARES Act

South Tama schools share of the federal CARES Act providing funding for costs associated with the COVID-19 pandemic is $303,450. School districts across the state were reported to receive a total of $71.6 million at Governor Kim Reynolds May 5 news conference. This amount was the state’s ...

MCC inducts 21 menbers into Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

MARSHALLTOWN - Marshalltown Community College Phi Theta Kappa advisors Pele Waddilove and PJ Colbert are pleased to announce that 21 students were accepted into the Alpha Iota Rho Chapter at Marshalltown Community College this spring.Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the induction ceremony ...

South Tama staff members offer encouragement

Two South Tama County Elementary staff members Melody Cole (left) and Anita Townsley (right) hung a sign on the fence of the former site of the STC Primary building. The sign reads stay safe, stay strong, stay connected, friends at STC Schools. The sign was purchased by the two staff members ...

Iowa State College of Ag and Life Sciences announces spring 2020 graduates

AMES- Iowa State University has named students in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences who will receive bachelor of sciences degrees upon completion of the spring 2020 semester.The following local students will join a network of 46,000 CALS alumni sharing their talents and making a ...