The following local students were named to the University of Iowa fall 2016 Dean’s List:

Dillon Gusta and Blake Jones of Atkins, 

Caitlyn Kithcart of Belle Plaine

Grace Milroy of Brandon

Johnathon Musick of Luzerne

Brett Benson and Micah Hiner of Newhall

Conrad Thompson of Norway

Carley Deklotz of Shellsburg

Alysa Casey and Emma Markowski of Urbana

Kaile Franzenburg of Van Horne

Alexis Hicok , Ben Hyland, Olivia Ketchen, Brian Stainbrook and Taylor Vislisel of Vinton

Carolon Johnson, Ireland Mahoney, Megan Pfeiffer and Sarah Wehrkamp of Walker

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