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Governor Reynolds and the Iowa Department of Education awarded $1.5 million in grants through the Career Academy Incentive Fund to prepare more high school students for success in college,

Davenport, IOWA – According to the statement, the Western Iowa Tech Community College was awarded a $1 million grant to increase access to career academy programs in high-demand fields through a new regional center in Denison. Western Iowa Tech’s grant will be used to create a new regional center...
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WATCH NOW: Michael Franken talks about his U.S. Senate campaign

Michael Franken, a Sioux Center native, talks about his campaign to win the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Republican Charles Grassley. Franken is facing fellow Democrats Abby Finkenauer and Glenn Hurst in a June 7 primary. He was speaking during a campaign event in Denison.
DENISON, IA
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Denison-Schleswig's Meseck to stay active with Buena Vista tennis

(Denison) -- Denison-Schleswig's Hailey Meseck will attend college and play tennis at Buena Vista next year. For Meseck, the opportunity allows her to continue a sport near and dear to her. "I'm excited," she said. "I attended a tennis camp at BV, and I enjoyed it. I know playing tennis...
DENISON, IA
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Sioux City Journal

Dow City woman, one of last surviving U.S. Navy W.A.V.E.S. members, remembered for her service

DOW CITY-- One of the last remaining U.S. Navy W.A.V.E.S., a group of women who served in World War II, has died. Estelle J. Leinen died at home on May 17 at the age of 100. Graduating from high school in 1940, she enlisted in the U.S. Navy Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Services (or W.A.V.E.S. for short) in 1943, after being recruited by Genevieve Sullivan, sister of the five Waterloo, Iowa-born Sullivan Brothers, who were all killed in action on the light cruiser USS Juneau in 1942.
DOW CITY, IA
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Explorers fall to RedHawks in first game of the series

SIOUX CITY, Iowa — The Sioux City Explorers drop their 6th straight game, most recently to the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks. After falling behind 3-0 in the first courtesy of a Drew Ward 3-run homer, Mitch Ghelfi drove in two with a 2-RBI double for the X's to make the ballgame 3-2. But a John Silviano 2-run home run in the 5th gave the RedHawks a 5-3 lead, and they'd hang on for the victory.
SIOUX CITY, IA
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KMAland Softball (5/26): Woodbine's Pryor wins 1-0 pitcher's duel

(KMAland) -- Charlie Pryor won a pitcher’s duel with Helen Riker while LC, Mo Valley, Lo-Ma, AHSTW, Nodaway Valley, SBL, SC East, Heelan, LeMars and Twin Cedars all won conference games in KMAland softball on Thursday. HAWKEYE TEN CONFERENCE. Lewis Central 11 St. Albert 2. Ella Narmi made her...
WOODBINE, IA
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Lawsuit challenges Iowa’s gender-balance requirement for judicial selection panel

Two Iowans are suing the state over gender-based restrictions to serve on the State Judicial Nominating Commission. Rachel Raak Law of Correctionville, and Micah Broekemeier of Iowa City, are suing Robert Gast in his capacity as state court administrator for Iowa’s Judicial Branch. The lawsuit was filed earlier this week in the U.S. District Court […] The post Lawsuit challenges Iowa’s gender-balance requirement for judicial selection panel appeared first on Iowa Capital Dispatch.
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Drought conditions remain stagnant as planting moves ahead

Despite a week or so of rain delays, Kelly Garrett wrapped up planting on Monday, May 23. He is about 10 days behind his normal planting schedule. “When it comes to planting, I have a different perspective,” says Garrett, a corn, soybean, and winter wheat farmer in Arion, Iowa. “The easiest way to make soybeans yield more is to plant them sooner. The easiest way to make corn yield more is to plant it later. In our area, the warmer the soil the faster and more even emergence you will get out of corn.”
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RedHawks Sweep Milwaukee in First Home Series

FARGO, N.D — The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawk cap off the first home series with a sweep of the Milwaukee Milkmen. The RedHawks closed out the finale with a 7-5 victory behind a four-run second inning. The Hawks are back on the road Friday night in Sioux City.
FARGO, ND
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Lane closures to begin on Iowa 31 bridge at Correctionville

CORRECTIONVILLE, Iowa -- A bridge overlay project will force lane closures on an Iowa Highway 31 bridge at Correctionville. Lane closures are scheduled to begin Tuesday on the bridge, located just south of U.S. Highway 20 and southwest of Correctionville, the Iowa Department of Transportation said in a news release.
CORRECTIONVILLE, IA
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Brock Rogers medals, Tekamah-Herman finishes third at Class C golf

COLUMBUS — It had been 11 years since Tekamah-Herman made the state boys golf championship. There were bound to be hiccups in that return as a result, but the Tigers powered on and finished third in the team standings in Class C on Wednesday at Elks Country Club in Columbus. Columbus Scotus and Doniphan-Trumbull finished first and second, respectively.
COLUMBUS, NE
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