The Clear Creek Amana FFA Soils team of Alex Cox, Claire Bitz, Olivia Miller and Spencer Schrader have qualified to participate at State Soils on Saturday Oct. 9, at Iowa State University.

The all-volunteer Tiffin Fire Department was established in 1954 as a Fire Association but is transitioning to a city department proudly serving the City of Tiffin as well as Clear Creek and Union Townships. The department covers 65 square miles and includes portions of Hwy. 218, Hwy. 6, Hwy…

TIFFIN — Clear Creek Amana (CCA) High School’s marching band has had a busy season of competition earning a second-place finish in Linn-Mar’s Marching Band Festival on Saturday, Sept. 25, and taking third in the Five Seasons Marching Invitational at Kingston Stadium in Cedar Rapids on Saturd…

More than 150 FFA members from 12 schools competed in the Annual Quad County Soils Competition. The Soil Contest was held by the Soil and Water Conservation Districts from Iowa Keokuk Poweshiek and Mahaska Counties put on this event.

The 129th Shueyville High School Banquet was held Friday, Aug. 13, at the Shueyville Methodist church. The year 2020 was canceled due to the virus.

NORTH LIBERTY — This summer, reading paid off for four North Liberty nonprofit organizations thanks to readers of all ages and the support of North Liberty’s Summer Slate sponsors.

SWISHER– July promises to be a busy month for the Swisher/Shueyville area. Starting with the July 4th holiday and finishing out with Swisher Fun Days on July 30 and 31. The department encourages people to fully enjoy these celebrations while being safe. Fun Days activities include the Pedal …

This spring, some 5,300 University of Iowa undergraduate, graduate and professional students received their degrees under extraordinary circumstances. With the Coronavirus Pandemic continuing to upend traditional educational practices across campus and the country, the 2020-21 academic year …

BLOOMFIELD– Each year the Southeast district and Iowa FFA officers plan and facilitate Chapter Officer Leadership Training (COLT) Conferences for FFA members in the Southeast district. Davis County High School welcomed FFA chapters from all over the Southeast district on Monday, June 14.

EMMITSBURG¬ Jordan Butcher, North Liberty, has earned dean’s list honors for the Spring 2021 semester at Mount St. Mary’s University, achieving this accomplishment in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.

DUBUQUE– Claire Ronnebaum, of North Liberty, was named to the dean’s list at Clarke University for the Spring 2021 semester. The list recognizes full-time undergraduate Clarke students earning a 3.65 grade-point average or above, on a 4.0 scale, with a minimum of 12 graded hours.

URBANDALE– Brandon Barker, a graduate of Clear Creek Amana High School in Tiffin, was awarded an Iowa Grocers Education Foundation (IGEF) Scholarship for the 2021-2022 academic year. Barker was chosen for the $1,500 scholarship from a pool of 389 students.

PELLA– Central's annual Scholarship Celebration scheduled for Thursday, April 22, was canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic. The event gave student scholarship recipients the opportunity to personally thank and share dinner with donors helping make their Central education possible. Mo…

AMES– More than 10,500 Iowa State University students were recognized for outstanding academic achievement named to the spring semester 2021 dean's list. Students named to the dean's list earned a grade point average of at least 3.50 on a 4.00 scale while carrying a minimum of 12 credit hour…

WEST DES MOINES– Brandon Barker, a student at Clear Creek Amana, was recognized by Governor Kim Reynolds and Lieutenant Governor Adam Gregg for outstanding academic achievement at the 19th Annual governor’s Scholar Recognition Ceremony on Sunday, April 25, at Hy-Vee Hall, in Des Moines.

SIOUX CITY– Avery Henderson, of Swisher, graduated from Morningside University with a Bachelor of Arts, Summa Cum Laude. Henderson was among 183 undergraduate students graduated from Morningside in the spring of 2021. The undergraduate Class of 2021 marks the final class graduating from Morn…

FAYETTE– Upper Iowa University announced its dean's list for the 2021 spring semester. To be honored, a student must earn a minimum 3.50 grade point average for the semester and be enrolled as a full-time student.

CORALVILLE– Partnering with parks in Coralville, Iowa City, North Liberty and Cedar Rapids, The Iowa Children’s Museum’s new “Summer Shorts” program brings six weeks of free family activities to communities throughout the Corridor.

NORTH LIBERTY– There is still a wealth of quality mulch available as a result of derecho clean up and the City of North Liberty invites the public to take some, free of charge.

TIFFIN– Hills Bank, as part of its Classroom Cash program, recently donated $1,859.33 to the Clear Creek Amana Community School District, $12,421.71 to the Iowa City Community School District, and $1,283.03 to the Regina Catholic Education Center. The funds will be used to support programs a…

IOWA CITY– The 54th annual Iowa City Area HBA Parade of Homes, presented by Hills Bank and Urban Acres Real Estate and put on by The Greater Iowa City Area Home Builders Association (HBA), is June 12-20 at scattered sites in four different cities and virtually. The event, spotlighting 21 hom…

CEDAR RAPIDS– With the return to in-person events comes the return of the Freedom Festival’s signature event, Balloon Glow on Tuesday, June 22. This year at a new location, Hawkeye Downs Speedway. A historic, 10 hot air balloons will be on site around the track along with the addition of Gre…

IOWA CITY– More than 130 University of Iowa student-athletes were named to the 2021 Spring Academic All-Big Ten team. The list includes student-athletes from baseball (17), men's golf (four), women's golf (eight), rowing (35), softball (12), men's tennis (six), women's tennis (eight), men's …

DES MOINES– Future Farmers of America (FFA) members from across Iowa celebrated success gathering at the 93rd Iowa FFA Leadership Conference on April 19-20 in Des Moines. The Iowa FFA State Leadership Conference is the 4th largest of its kind in the National FFA Organization.

DES MOINES– Nicole Miller, of North Liberty, was named to the president's list for the spring 2021 semester at Mercy College of Health Sciences, in Des Moines. To qualify for the academic recognition, students must attain a grade point average (G.P.A.) of at least 3.75, in the most recent se…

CORALVILLE– The organizers of FRYfest formally announced, after a COVID hiatus in 2020, FRYfest will take place this year. The 12th annual Celebration of All That is Hawkeye takes place on FRYday, Sept. 3, the day before the Iowa Hawkeyes open the season versus the Indiana Hoosiers.