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02/19/2018 - 2:07pm
South Winn Instructor Tackles Challenges Part of a series Melissa Hageman knows many students don’t see a huge value in agriculture. The 9-12 ag instructor for South Winneshiek knows what young people say. Lines include, “I don’t farm. I am not interested in learning how to be a farmer. Why would I take an ag class? I want to take STEM classes and go to college for Agriculture...
02/19/2018 - 2:05pm
Mrs. Jackie Hageman’s 8th grade language arts students traded their classroom for the kitchen Feb. 13. Each small group of students was responsible for making a Valentine’s Day treat that would be shared with special people in their lives. The students packaged the variety of goodies, added a heartwarming letter and delivered it to...
02/12/2018 - 3:18pm
Changes Will Affect Agriculture David Lawstuen sees agriculture evolving, both in the short term and in the long term. The instructor has taught for 22 years at Northeast Iowa Community College. “Agriculture in Northeast Iowa is evolving as we move to 2020 and beyond,” said Lawstuen. “Our farm families are considering the...
02/12/2018 - 3:17pm
A support group for families may help ease burdens associated with mental illness. It’s an effort affiliated with the National Alliance on Mental Illness, according to Alicia Trout, who serves as a board member, who spoke by phone Wednesday. “I am the Treasurer and the Co-Vice President of the Board,” said Trout. In information...
02/05/2018 - 4:57pm
Tad Mueller sees agriculture as being important to not only the success but the future of Iowa. An agriculture instructor at Northeast Iowa Community College, Mueller commented on a number of areas, starting with the importance of ag education. Constant improvement and growing efficiency is present in agriculture as an industry. Read more in the...
02/05/2018 - 4:55pm
Newspapers Wins Three Awards The Calmar Courier was among newspapers honored Friday with the 2018 Iowa Better Newspaper Contests, the Iowa Newspaper Association announced on its site. The newspaper received a first place in Coverage of Court and Crime, second place in Coverage of Education and third place in Best Series. “The Calmar...
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