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MNW Second Chance students improve reading skills

November 28, 2011 MANSON — The Second Chance Reading program at Manson Northwest Webster Senior High School is a reading improvement program for its ninth- and 10th-grade students who struggle with reading. more »»

FD credit unions offer scholarships

November 28, 2011 Two Fort Dodge credit unions are offering scholarships for local students. The Postal Employees Credit Union has a $1,000 scholarship available to a graduating high school senio. more »»

Fair Oaks teams rank high at Quiz Bowl

November 21, 2011 Fair Oaks Middle School Talented and Gifted students participated in the annual Iowa Thinking Cap Quiz Bowl on Nov. 2, and ranked high among their peers across the state. more »»

Area students selected for All-State

November 14, 2011 The Iowa All-State Music Festival kicks off Thursday with a chorus of 603, an orchestra of 205 and a band of 265, all Iowa high school student. more »»

Local students selected for Opus Honor Choir

November 14, 2011 Ashton Acree, Jake Duarte, Jacque Oberg, Ayrton Peterson, Rhiannnon Peterson and Cole Savery, of St. Edmond, were recently selected for participation in the 25th annual Opus Honor Choir Festival. more »»

St. Paul accepting pre-K applications

November 14, 2011 St. Paul Lutheran Preschool is accepting applications for the 2012-2013 school year. Upon registration, a $25 nonrefundable registration fee will be charged along with the first month’s tuition. more »»

WCMS to host panel on drug use

November 14, 2011 WEBSTER CITY — Parents, teachers, community members and youths are invited to a panel discussion about reducing drug and alcohol use among young people. The discussion will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. more »»

Leigh wins ISEA ‘Design a Decal’ contest

November 7, 2011 Daniel Leigh, a fourth-grade student at Duncombe Elementary, was one of 20 winners of the 2011 Iowa State Education Association “Design a Decal” contes. more »»

Thomason gets award for state’s highest GED score

November 7, 2011 Isaac Thomason, Badger, was the recipient of the 2010 GED Testing Service National Award for Outstanding Achievement. more »»

Raising a gym

October 31, 2011 Athletics for Education and Success, a local nonprofit daycare center, is holding a series of fundraisers to build a new gymnasium. more »»

Soroptomist award applications available to women wage earners

October 31, 2011 ALGONA — Women who serve as the primary wage earners for their families and seek financial assistance to go back to school can obtain applications for the Women’s Opportunity Awards, Soroptimist... more »»

Volunteers share about trip to India

October 10, 2011 Lucy Hancock and Paige Potthoff traveled to India for three months as part of the Homes of Hope India volunteer program. more »»

FDSH student to attend Global Youth Institute

October 10, 2011 Xinci Tan will represent Fort Dodge Senior High at this year’s Global Youth Institute in Des Moines. There, Tan will present a paper she wrote addressing the issue of solving world hunger. more »»

Student teachers to be in area classrooms

October 10, 2011 A number of area students from the Fort Dodge location of Buena Vista University Graduate and Professional Studies are fulfilling student teaching requirements this fall. more »»

St. Edmond H.S. finishes fourth in Traveling Challenge Cup

October 3, 2011 St. Edmond High School finished in fourth place among all 2A high schools in Bank Iowa’s Traveling Challenge Cup for the 2010-11 yea. more »»

BVU honors Jay Christensen

October 3, 2011 The Buena Vista University National Alumni Association honored three individuals over homecoming weekend for their service to the university and to society. more »»

Iowa Central honors Hodges, alumni

September 19, 2011 Iowa Central Community College is having its yearly Coming Home Alumni and Friends Weekend Saturday and Sunday. more »»

Prairie Lakes AEA head appointed to STEM council

September 19, 2011 POCAHONTAS — Jeff Herzberg, Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency chief administrator in Pocahontas, has been appointed to Gov. more »»

Osborn to be NHS guest speaker at MNW

September 19, 2011 MANSON — Ricki Osborn, Webster County attorney, will be the guest speaker at the National Honor Society induction ceremony at Manson Northwest Webster. more »»

NCYL honors area students

September 19, 2011 The National Council on Youth Leadership Youth Salute program honors outstanding high school seniors who maintain a high scholastic average and have demonstrated leadership ability in church, school... more »»



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