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Sec. Naig Encourages Propane Consumers to Plan Ahead for Winter Heating Needs

With propane prices lower than last year and supply above the five-year average,consumers should make preparations now for colder temperaturesWith propane prices lower than last year and supply above the five-year average, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig is encouraging propane consumers to make preparations ahead of the arrival of colder temperatures and winter conditions.

The Open Book: My Bookshelf

My Bookshelf At Guided Journaling last week, one of our writing prompts involved writing about the last book you read, the one you're currently reading, and the book you'll read next.  This felt like the perfect prompt for my blog!The last book I read was "Tom Lake" by Ann Patchett.  I was introduced to this author through my book club years ago and have loved her ever since.

An Open Book: Lawyers, Guns, Money

Fall is for Mysteries.  Growing up, like other girls my age I enjoyed Nancy Drew.  I also loved looking through my Grandma's Agatha Christie paperbacks, and in my early teen years I loved Dean Koontz.  As an adult, I read a wide range of genres, but Fall is for Mysteries.  I'm currently one chapter away from finishing Anthony Horowitz's "The Word is Murder".

Kirkwood Recognized as National Work-Based Learning Leader by Department of Ed

College’s Workplace Learning Connection named semi-finalist in Career Z Challenge Kirkwood Community College’s Workplace Learning Connection (WLC) has been named a semi-finalist in the U.S. Department of Education’s Career Z Challenge. The initiative is an open innovation prize competition that seeks creative solutions to expand student access to high-quality, work-based learning (WBL) opportunities in order to prepare them for successful careers in today’s workforce.

Kirkwood, SkyWest Airlines Share Aviation Maintenance Career Opportunities

Largest U.S. regional airline to tour facility, speak to aviation students on Sept. 25 Kirkwood Community College and SkyWest Airlines are excited to give Aviation Maintenance Technology students an opportunity for employment after graduation. Representatives from the airline will visit campus on Monday, Sept. 25, to tour the facilities and speak to students about the company’s Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) Pathway Program.

Mount Mercy University congratulates 2023 white coat recipients

The following nursing student(s) received their white coats in a ceremony on September 8, marking their acceptance into the nursing program and approval to move on to clinical study. Atkins Emily Miller Abigail RinderknechtBelle Plaine Nikkia SpinelliBlairstown Lori AndersonNewhall Kiah CoffinUrbana Gretchen Jones Zoe WitteWalford Zoey Baustian Located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Mount Mercy University is the regional Catholic, Mercy University that promises students of diverse backgrounds, ages and faiths a challenging, practical education that inspires them to discover knowledge, build community and live their values.

Mount Mercy University congratulates August 2023 graduates

The following students graduated from Mount Mercy in August. Atkins, Melissa Finn, Master of Business AdministrationNewhall, Madison Harman, Master of ArtsVinton, Shoshannah Guerrero, Doctor of Philosophy Located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Mount Mercy University is the regional Catholic, Mercy University that promises students of diverse backgrounds, ages and faiths a challenging, practical education that inspires them to discover knowledge, build community and live their values.

Lake Land College’s Livestock Judging Team was named the Overall Reserve Team

Gabe Hanson, a LaPorte City resident, along with 14 others was among those recognized as part of the Lake Land College’s Livestock Judging Team.  The team was named the Overall Reserve Team at the 2023 National Barrow Show in Austin, Minnesota. The team finished the competition tied for the best score and ultimately placed second with a tiebreaker.

PRIVATE FARM AUCTION LOCATED IN BENTON COUNTY

PRIVATE FARM AUCTION LOCATED IN BENTON COUNTYALBERTA J. SMITH & THE ESTATE OF LEONARD O. MULLNIX 80 ACRES M/L Average Unadjusted CSR2 72.62LOCATION: 5335 22nd Avenue, Mt. Auburn, Iowa LEGAL DESCRIPTION: Benton County, Cedar Township: The South One-half (S½) of the Northeast Quarter (NE¼) of Section Twenty-four (24), Township Eighty-six (86) North, Range Eleven (11), West of the 5th P.

Hawkeye Community College Announces Summer 2023 Graduates

The following are Hawkyey Community College Summer 2023 Graduates:Ruth Hildahl, Emergency Medical Services, Associate of Applied Science, graduated with Honors (3.5-3.74), Belle PlaineAlesha Brunssen, Veterinary Assisting, Diploma, GarrisonMaya Douglas, Transfer Major: Criminal Justice, Associate of Arts, of La Porte CityChase Hoy, Liberal Arts, Associate of Arts, of La Porte CityRiley Rosauer, Physical Therapist Assistant, Assoc, iate of Applied Science, graduated with High Honors (GPA 3.
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