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American singer-songwriter Shooter Jennings has released seven albums and numerous EPs. He also has made multiple appearances and cameos in film. Jennings is active mainly in outlaw country and Southern rock genres. He is the son of both country music legends Waylon Jennings and Jessi Colter.
“Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America” will be on display at the First Street Community Center from March 18 to April 29, 2018. On this edition of Talk of Iowa, host Charity Nebbe visits the exhibit with Joe Jennison, director of the Mount Vernon-Lisbon Community Development Group, to hear some ...

Voters in both the Mount Vernon and Alburnett schools districts overwhelmingly approved measures on special election ballots Tuesday. In Mount Vernon, 80 percent of those voting approved a $12.8 million general obligation bond to build a new performing arts center addition to the high school.
An all-Iowa Conference triple jumper during the indoor season, freshman Holly Forrester (Manhattan, Kan., Rock Creek HS) bagged a title in her outdoor debut with a mark of 34 feet, 3.5 inches. ... The Dutch will return to action at the Cornell College Invitational in Mount Vernon, Iowa next weekend.
After prefacing his visit with the message to expect the unexpected in American politics in 2018, 2020, and beyond, Weekly Standard co-founder and conservative pundit Bill Kristol advocated for a different kind of political change to a sold-out audience at Cornell College in Mt. Vernon, Iowa this week.
GAMBIER — Miriam Lucile Bratt Lindstrom, a longtime member of the Kenyon College library staff and the Gambier community, died on Sunday, March 18, 2018, at Brookdale of Mount Vernon. She was 89. Born in Kearney, Nebraska, on May 18, 1928, she was the daughter of Wesley Reuben Bratt, ...

Artists paint a house at 309 5th Avenue SW as part of the Portrayal of Mount Vernon art project in Mount Vernon on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016. Twenty artists spread out across Mount Vernon to create works that will be displayed in a group show at Palisades Cafe in December. Cornell College owns the house ...
MOUNT VERNON, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- Construction of a new community center in Mount Vernon is expected to start late this summer. ... children to walk to our facility without leaving the Mount Vernon campus was critical to, I think, to the success of the building," City Administrator Chris Nosbisch said.
If the first meet of the season is any indication, it could be a wild and exciting year for the 2018 South Tama County Girls Tennis Team. Trailing 2-4, the Trojans mounted a spirited comeback to defeat Mount Vernon 5-4 on Thursday, April 5th to win the first meet of the young season. The Mustangs notched a ...
Bill Kristol has a message for Iowa: In the current political climate, expect the unexpected. Something as unexpected as, say, a presidential bid by a prominent member of the conservative media like Kristol? With his upcoming visit on Wednesday to Iowa's Cornell College in Mount Vernon, on the heels of a ...
Montezuma 76, Iowa Valley, Marengo 38. Mount Pleasant 59, Fairfield 46. Mount Vernon 63, Solon 61. MVAO-CO-U 77, Siouxland Community Christian 48. Nashua-Plainfield 56, Northwood-Kensett 33. New London 54, Van Buren, Keosauqua 39. Newman Catholic, Mason City 73, North Butler, Greene 44.
A painting of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. rests on a bookshelf in the reading room at the African American Museum of Iowa in Cedar Rapids on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017. The library is home to titles on black history, from sports personalities to jazz and African American literature. (Rebecca F. Miller/The ...
Teams from Mason City and Clear Lake will compete, as well as ones from Solon, Mount Vernon, Council Bluffs and Valley, Nebraska. Students will meet with judges to share their engineering process, how their robot works and how well they worked together as a team. They will also compete for points in ...
Of those classmates attending, fifteen were from Mount Vernon (city & rural), thirteen from nearby in Southwest Missouri, and seven from out of state -- one each from Kansas, Iowa, Indiana, Texas, and Virginia, and two from California. One elementary school classmate Janice (Applequist) Craig (not ...
The cities of Iowa City, Lisbon and Mount Vernon have been awarded grants from the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs for historic preservation efforts. The awards are funded through the department's Certified Local Government program, which encourages governmental partnerships, provides training ...
Eight schools in the Iowa City, Linn-Mar, College Community, Mount Vernon and Clear Creek Amana districts were rated “high-performing.” Across the state, many schools — almost 30 percent of them — saw their ratings dip. Half of Iowa schools stayed the same, and about 20 percent of schools improved, ...
... an associate professor of sociology at Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Iowa, who has worked extensively in the Pinkham company records ...

People watch young dancers from Dance Arts Iowa perform in a “live window” at the Palisades Cafe at Magical Night in Mount Vernon on Dec.
With a 42-11 trouncing of Cornell last week Saturday in Mount Vernon, Iowa, they won five of their last seven games, including their last three, ...
Other images under consideration showcased Gray's Lake Park in Des Moines, the Loess Hills in western Iowa and Downtown Mount Vernon.
The owners of two buildings in Marion and Mount Vernon will have a bit of ... their businesses after receiving Main Street Iowa Challenge grants ...
The value of an acre of Iowa farmland rose 2% for the six-month period ... Troy Louwagie, ALC, Hertz Real Estate Services, Mt. Vernon, Iowa.
"I've just heard about old buildings like this, old school buildings across Iowa being misused- holding grain or torn down,” Benesh said.
... in Marion, North Liberty, Mount Vernon, other Eastern Iowa cities ... Herald will purchase seven weekly newspapers in Eastern Iowa.
MOUNT VERNON, Iowa (KCRG TV9)-- Plugging away on some homework, Ryan Williams takes a break from campaigning, only to focus on ...
Chris Bass, owner/farmer, in a row of tomato plants at Bass Farms in Mount Vernon on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (Stephen Mally/The Gazette).
Eastern Iowa animal rescue groups help save Hurricane Harvey dogs ... parents in the parking lot of the Mount Vernon Road Hy-Vee store.
WATERLOO, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- The Linn County Sheriff's Office is giving ... near the intersection of Mount Vernon Road and Bertram Street.
MOUNT VERNON, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- One small business in Mt. Vernon has high hopes of walking away with the grand prize in a statewide ...
Mount Vernon Community School Superintendent Greg Batenhorst ... he visits the class at Mount Vernon High School in Mount Vernon, Iowa, ...
CENTRAL CITY — A Mount Vernon man was injured Sunday morning in ... in Iowa City for what were described as non-life threatening injuries.
MOUNT VERNON — Four candidates, three of them incumbents, are running for three at-large seats on the Mount Vernon Community School ...
Greenfield-Central's Madison Wise goes towards the basket during their game against Mt. Vernon on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017.
Iowa junior right-handed pitcher C.J. Eldred will miss the remainder of the season after undergoing a partial repair surgery of the UCL on Wednesday in St. Louis.
After placing eighth in Class 3A at the 2016 Iowa High School State Track and Field Meet, the Marion Indians boys' squad is hungry to make some noise among the top talent in the state of Iowa in 2017. Led by a terrific trio of juniors, Myles Bach ...
Iowa junior right-handed pitcher C.J. Eldred will miss the remainder of the season after undergoing a partial repair surgery of the UCL on Wednesday in St. Louis.
Congdon is currently the principal organist and artist-in-residence at First Presbyterian Church in Davenport, as well as the college organist at Cornell College in Mount Vernon. She also was on the organ faculty at Iowa State University in Ames. She ...
Snow began falling in east central Iowa Sunday night and up to a half a foot is expected, making the Monday morning commute hazardous, the National Weather Service forecast.
The Gazette | An Ely man was hospitalized after a single-vehicle rollover Saturday afternoon.According to a media release from the Linn County Sheriff's Office, ...
Chad Greenway, the recently retired Vikings linebacker who also played at Iowa, grew up in Mount Vernon about a half-hour drive from Parkston.
In 1962, Jim enrolled at Cornell College, Mount Vernon, Iowa. In 1963, he attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he had entirely too much fun.
Chad Greenway, the recently retired Vikings linebacker who also played at Iowa, grew up in Mount Vernon about a half-hour drive from Parkston.
Fairfield sophomore Malory Jones tied the all-time school record with a high jump of 5-feet, 4 inches on Thursday in Mt. Vernon on the campus of Cornell College. Jones took second place out of 30 competitors at the event, called the "Girls Demon Indoor ...
In this study, researchers from Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Iowa, working together with researchers from the University of Iowa in Iowa City, enlisted 47 women with subclinical and clinical eating disorder symptoms from 2 Midwestern cities and 5 ...
According to the Linn County Attorney's Office, on March 8, Mount Vernon police officers served a search warrant at 413 Third Street SW, the home of 50-year-old Tina M. Stripling.
And Chad Greenway, who like Reiff starred at Iowa before being selected by the NFL's Vikings in 2006, was on the family farm in Mount Vernon but at least followed the draft on ESPN. Reiff, meanwhile, was mingling outside his grandparents' rural outpost ...
Grandparents are Bill and Sheryl Kastanek of Crete and Scott and Michelle Triggs of Mt. Vernon, Iowa. Great-grandparents are Harvey and Mary Folkerts of Rochelle, Illinois, and Vince and Eileen Triggs of Urbandale, Iowa, and the late grandparents are ...
(Des Moines, IA) -- A wide-ranging gun bill moves on to the Iowa Senate after passing the House Tuesday. The legislation includes a stand-your-ground provision and it lets people sue local governments which put restrictions on guns.
The Mount Vernon, South Dakota, native earned two Pro Bowl nods (2011 and 2012), was selected Second Team All-Pro by the Associated Press in 2012 and was voted the Vikings Defensive MVP three times (2010, 2012 and 2013) throughout his career.
You know, to be able to hold the torch for small towns not only in the upper Midwest in South Dakota, Iowa and Minnesota, but really for all across the country about being an nine-man football player from Mount Vernon, South Dakota, population 400.


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