Iowa State News
Board of Regents receives 40 applications for UNI president
The finalists in the search for a new president at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls should be known by November. Katie Mulholland gave fellow Board of Regents members an update at their meeting this week. “I’m pleased to report that we have over 40 applications for the position. It’s very, very exciting,” […]Full Post...
Iowa gardeners say goodbye to good season as cold weather looms
The weather conditions this spring and fall that have led some farmers to report good results in their corn and bean fields have also carried over to the backyard gardener. Iowa State University’s Susan DeBlieck works with the Extension Department’s Master Gardener program,”For the most part we had really ideal growing conditions for vegetables in […]Full Post...
Clinton native returns to Iowa with Spizzwinks acapella group
The Yale University all-male acapella group called the Spizzwinks is in eastern Iowa for several performances this weekend. The 14 members of the group are here because Clinton native and Prince Of Peace School graduate Noah Strausser is a member. Stausser says, “We have a thing called the Spizzwink Promise, where every member of the […]Full Post...
City clerk gets five years in prison for theft, arson
The former city clerk in Casey has been sentenced to five years in prison for setting a fire and stealing from the community. Sixty-one-year-old Dorothy Dillinger admits she used the city’s money to fill her car with gas, get cigarettes and make-up and buy personal items at places like Victoria’s Secret and Amazon.com. In addition, […]Full Post...
Iowan involved in landmark free speech case has died
An Iowa lawyer connected to a landmark U.S. Supreme Court case has died. Dan Johnston was just 30 years old in 1969 when the Supreme Court issued its ruling on the so-called Tinker case. Johnston represented two students who were suspended from Des Moines Public Schools for wearing black arm bands to protest the Vietnam […]Full Post...
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