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The Northeast Iowa Turnaround Achievement Awards Program recognizes the achievements of students who were deemed at risk of dropping out of school, ... Keynote Speaker this year was Aaron Thomas, Principal and Head Boys Basketball Coach at Aplington-Parkersburg High School, and the son of ...
Iowa Senate District 25 includes all of Grundy and Hardin counties as well as portions of Butler and Story counties — the same area that makes up House Districts 49 and 50. In Butler County, it includes Aplington, Parkersburg, New Hartford, and Shell Rock plus Ripley, Jefferson, Shell Rock, Beaver, Albion ...

By April 5th 1974, newspaper headlines were now focused on the tornado destruction, and the high death toll. There are many notable tornadoes in history, and several notable tornado outbreaks. But April 1974 is one that stands out in history, due to the large number of tornadoes, the widespread damage, ...
He has Iowa ties. He was a standout athlete in high school at Aplington-Parkersburg. He went on to play at the University of Northern Iowa. After graduating, he served as Graduate Manager at Creighton in 1998, when he went on to serve as Assistant coach in 2001. Check the KCCI News App and KCCI 8 ...
Iowa Severe Weather Week begins Monday across the state, and several agencies are teaming up to help educate Iowans on the dangers of severe weather that ... A tornado in Stratford back in 2005 led to extensive damage and one death, while this year marks 10 years since a tornado hit Parkersburg.
Photo by Jeff Baughan In the opening scene of the Parkersburg High School performance of “At the Bottom of Lake Missoula” Friday, Pam Roebucker, ... a tornado during Parkersburg High School's presentation of scenes from “At the Bottom of Lake Missoula” during the 2018 West Virginia ThesFest at the ...

Kim Reynolds issued a proclamation Thursday setting April 10 as the date for a special election to fill the Iowa State Senate District 25 seat following this week's resignation of ... Sweeney and Chad Buss, of Parkersburg, also have filed nomination papers to run for the GOP nomination in the June 5 primary.
DES MOINES — When radio station KMA polled eight of the 10 Western Iowa Conference basketball coaches in the preseason, the Treynor boys were picked to finish third. ... During an 18-point Aplington-Parkersburg stretch in the second half, he scored 16 of the 18 and assisted on the other basket.
WATERLOO -- Republicans will retain the Iowa Senate seat that was held by former majority leader Bill Dix, a month after a scandal led to his resignation. Annette ... Sweeney will face Chad Buss of Parkersburg, whom she defeated overwhelmingly in a nominating convention last month. Freese won't face ...
Sweeney, of Alden, is a farmer and has been Iowa's U.S. Department of Agriculture state rural development director for less than a year. She was one of two people vying for the spot ... The other was Chad Buss of Parkersburg, a chiropractor who works in Waterloo. “We have an overwhelming victor,” Andy ...
ni bulls-vo-2 colin cain can go down in the north iowa bulls history books tonight...just one win away from tying the franchise record for most wins in a ... hosting dmacc today... niacc wbb 6-vo-1 lowerthird2line:dmacc at #13 niacc mason city, ia the trojans are coming off a road win over ellsworth just two days ...
She is a native of Parkersburg and served as CEO of One Valley Bank and after their merger with BB&T, she became State President of BB&T West Virginia ... faculty and leadership positions at the University of Arizona, University of California San Francisco, St. Louis University, and the University of Iowa.
Mid-Iowa Cooperative and the owners of Sinclair Elevator (and affiliates) have signed a definitive purchase agreement to complete Mid-Iowa's investment in Sinclair's grain, feed and crop chemical business interests near Parkersburg, Iowa. Mid-Iowa has purchased an initial minority equity stake in a ...
During that time, the company survived an EF5 tornado in 2008 that nearly destroyed the grain elevator., agronomy services and feed mill. The decision to rebuild surprised a number of people, but Baker and his team were loyal to their producer customers and decided to reinvest in the company.
Five grapplers to represent NE Iowa at State ... Also earning a trip to state is Turkey Valley senior Cale Reicks at 160 pounds as he finished second at the Class 2A District Meet in Aplington-Parkersburg Saturday. For complete results, photos and a state preview, pick up Tuesday's Decorah Public Opinion.
The Des Moines Register was named Friday as the Iowa Newspaper Association 2018 "Newspaper of the Year." The award was ..... News-Russ Mitchell, Second Place-Parkersburg Eclipse-News-Review-Greg Forbes, Third Place-Lake City Graphic-Advocate-Erin Sommers; Weekly III: First Place-Waverly ...
PARKERSBURG – A Parkersburg couple has been arrested for damage to a hotel room earlier this month. ... According to court records, staff at Legend Trail and Inn in Parkersburg called police on Jan 4. after housekeeping found blood-covered linens and other damage to a room the two had rented.

Under terms of the agreement, Mid Iowa will acquire Sinclair's grain, feed and crop chemical business near Parkersburg, Iowa, U.S., with the right to purchase additional equity ... The company survived a tornado in 2008 that almost completely destroyed the grain elevator, agronomy services and feed mill.
He served in the Iowa Army National Guard, and held several jobs ... Campbell (Wade) of Parkersburg, IA and Jessica Ellis of Richland, two ...
Smoke rises in the air as firefighters battle a fire at the Ames Plant #1 in Parkersburg, W.Va., Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017. (Wayne Towner/News and ...
Romeo's last job was at Calvary Baptist Church in Parkersburg, Iowa. ... best known as the epicenter of a 2008 tornado that killed eight people.
Tri-Center in the Western Iowa Conference tournament final at Manning, ... Class 2-A at South Central Calhoun: Aplington-Parkersburg, ...
PARKERSBURG – A Parkersburg man was injured in a two-vehicle crash ... According to the Iowa State Patrol, 34-year-old Brent Hovenga was ...
When the Parkersburg district consolidated with Aplington at the start of ... Schaeufele was chosen by the Iowa Choral Directors Association to ...
For reference, here's a photo of the aftermath of that tornado in Parkersburg, Iowa. The image reveals the wicked game of chance we play with ...
“The State Historical Society of Iowa maintains more than 200 million documents ... It will be at the Parkersburg Historical Home on August 20th.
U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, speaks to citizens during a town hall meeting at the Parkersburg Civic Center Friday in Parkersburg.
An EF-1 tornado with winds over 100 mph ripped through the town of ... The head of the Iowa Downtown Resource Center says he plans to send a group of ... director of the Iowa Downtown Resource Center, and Parkersburg ...
PARKERSBURG -- Dorothy May Wagner, 83, of Parkersburg, died Tuesday ... She was born March 22, 1934, in Iowa City, to Clyde J. and Ethel ...
A tornado touched down in McArthur, Ohio, or between Parkersburg, West ... swept through parts of Iowa, southwest Wisconsin and northwest Illinois. ... Thursday, the National Weather Service confirmed two tornadoes ...
Aplington-Parkersburg used a punishing ground game to open the high school football season with a 54-7 road victory over Jesup Friday night ...
Kevin Cross, a supervisor in the Public Works/Parks Division, was named reserve police officer of the year. He has been a member of the reserve unit since 2010 as a paid-on-call employee.
Iowa's new Governor Chet Culver stopped by Fox River Mills. He was attending a "Renewable Energy Roundtable." The event was sponsored by the Governor's office and Fox River Mills.
Zacharias drove three hours from Parkersburg, Iowa to attend the workshop. It is the closest gardening workshop to her.
The La Crosse office, which covers a 28-county area in southeast Minnesota, northeast Iowa and southwest Wisconsin that includes Clayton County, has a staff of 23.
Q: A March 2 question about economics quoted the University of Iowa. Why didn't you use information from ... However, other nearby measurements include Parkersburg, 17.0 inches; Allison, 20.0 inches; and Tripoli, 17.5 inches. With the high winds ...
Virginia Tech redshirt junior Jared Haught (Parkersburg, West Virginia), the fourth seed at 197 pounds, defeated Matt Williams of Cal State Bakersfield (4-1), Cash Wilcke of Iowa (4-1) and fifth-seed Matt McCutcheon of Penn State (7-3). He will face ...
IOWA CITY - Nearly two years since Johnson County law enforcement agencies began sending deputies and officers to learn about Crisis Intervention Training, the students are becoming the teachers.
Cory James Walsh, doing business as Walsh Electric LLC, 933 Iowa River Drive, Dorchester, listed $4,450 assets, $105,882.54 liabilities.
Susan Ramsett, who is now general manager of KWQC, the NBC affiliate in Davenport, Iowa. Ramsett most recently ... Ken Long, who is now general manager of NBC affiliate WTAP, CBS affiliate WIYE and Fox affiliate WOVA in Parkersburg, W. Va. Long, the ...
Parkersburg, IA and the surrounding area have a lot of great restaurants, but which one is the best? Check out our list of top 5 restaurants located in and around Parkersburg. Whether you're in the mood for something fast or something with a fine ...
A diversity conference participant speaks with Joan Becker of Parkersburg, center, about her family's lifelong friendship with Coach Ed Thomas, and some positive changes that arose after her mentally ill son shot the coach in a plan "from God" that ...
From early on in his academic career, Mark Nook hasn't shied away from taking on increasingly prominent roles at the encouragement of mentors who recognized his leadership traits.
In Davenport, Iowa (DMA 101), Susan Ramsett is now the GM of KWQC (NBC). She held various management positions in news, operations, and promotions at stations in Lincoln, Neb.
... of any waste that is unnecessary, but will not just go along with, for example, $200 million in cuts as Republicans had suggested.
Pearl graduated from Grundy Center High School in 1936 and attended Iowa Teachers College in Cedar Falls. She taught country school in the Wellsburg area for a number of years.
In Washington, Jo met her husband, Kemper Simmons of Parkersburg, West Virginia. They married on May 16, 1941. After World War II began, they lived briefly in Davenport, Iowa, and then in Ithaca, New York. While Kemper served in the Army overseas, Jo ...
A whirlwind of weather hit the Greater Cincinnati area Saturday, including snow, sun and cold temperatures. The snow storm began early in the day as many began working to clean up from tornadoes and flooding that swept through the region this week.
Thomas' father, Ed Thomas, was the legendary coach at Parkersburg High School who, following an EF-5 tornado in 2010, was instrumental in inspiring not only the school but the entire community to rebuild and move forward with life.
Blair Lawton, the First District field director for the Iowa Democratic Party introduced himself and spoke of the Party's plan to put larger efforts into taking back the current Republican district during the Congressional elections next year in 2018 ...


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