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On Tuesday, Jan. 28, FFA members from across the states of Illinois and Iowa gathered for the annual John Deere FFA Career Night. This event shows students possible career opportunities at John Deere, networking with employees and see new agriculture technology advancements. 

More than 560 high school students from 87 schools attended the 35th Annual Legislative Symposium & FFA Day on Jan. 28. The students visited with legislators, exhibited skills learned in the agriculture classroom and learned the importance of citizenship. FFA members heard from Iowa Farm…

Northeast Middle and Senior High School has released the first semester honor roll for the 2019-20 school year. Those named to the list are (bold denotes straight As):

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville has announced its chancellor’s list, honoring students with perfect 4.0 grade-point-averages for the fall 2019 semester.

Dr. Jose Armendariz, M.S., (left) a specialist in Primary Care Sports Medicine for the Genesis Health Group, shows off the new portable Musculoskeletal Ultrasound that was purchased with funds raised by the DeWitt Community Hospital Foundation’s annual golf tournament. Looking on is Joe Garr…

Heather Cernek, a senior at Central DeWitt High School, has been named one of more than 4,500 candidates in the 2020 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. The candidates were selected from nearly 3.6 million students expected to graduate from U.S. high schools in 2020. Cernek is a candidate in…

Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids has released its dean’s list for the fall 2019 semester. Local students are: Jason Daniel, of Calamus; Carsen Mangelsen, of Charlotte; Anthony Adney and Libby Eberhart, of Goose Lake; Alexis Lincoln, of Grand Mound; and Rebekah Mulnix, Jordan Searcy…

Rob Schadt (left) receives the 2020 Connie Campbell Memorial Customer Service Award from Eastern Iowa Community Colleges Chancellor Dr. Don Doucette. Clinton Community College announced the award, which was created in memory of CCC employee Connie Campbell, of Camanche, who passed away in Ju…