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A total of 425 high school seniors across the state of Iowa were recently named Iowa Governor’s Scholars. This year’s ceremony set for April 26 in Des Moines was canceled due to restrictions on mass gatherings due to COVID-19. Gov. Kim Reynolds shared remarks for the award recipients through…

A pair of Maquoketa High School students was among the 70 graduating seniors of Iowa’s public high school to earn scholarships from the Grand Lodge of Iowa, Ancient Free and Accepted Masons.

Everett Brian Hagen, son of Macy and Brian Hagen of Ankeny, Iowa, celebrated his first birthday on Feb. 11, 2020.

Upper Iowa University, Fayette, is pleased to announce Luke Jacobsen of Bellevue graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology in December 2019.

For many Iowans on Medicare and their caretakers, Medicare plans can be confusing. Choosing the wrong plan can lead to your provider no longer being in-network, your prescriptions costing hundreds of dollars more or travel plans ruined due to out-of-state network gaps in your medical coverage.

The Maquoketa Woman’s Club is offering a $500 scholarship to a graduating high school senior from Jackson County who plans to attend college in the fall of 2020. 

Saint Patrick was called “Apostle of Ireland.” His birthplace is uncertain but probably was in Southwestern Britain. At 16 years of age, he was carried off by Irish marauders and passed his captivity years as a herdsman near Mountain Slemish in County Antrim. The young herdsman saw visions i…

Winter salt, in large quantities, can be bad for plant health. Now that the ice and snow have almost melted, damage to plants in the line of fire for salt can be determined. It’s actually difficult to determine if the symptoms, such as tip burn, delayed flowering and poor shoot growth, are a…