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YMCA Kids Corner Child Care Center Recognized

The Mahaska County YMCA Kids Corner Child Care Center, 2303 East 8th Avenue, University Park, IA has achieved a Level 4 Iowa Quality Rating System (QRS) rating from the Iowa Department of Human Services. This level 4 rating is based on a five level scale of quality measures. Previously the facility had garnered a level […]

American Legion State Oratorical Contest set

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Local applications due by Nov. 1 New Sharon high school student Caleb Gipple was the winning orator in last year’s American Legion Department of Iowa High School Oratorical Contest, besting all other contestants to advance to the Legion’s National Oratorical Contest in Indianapolis. Could another area student make it two in a row for Mahaska […]

CLOW Donates To OMS Student Council

Oskaloosa, Iowa - Members of the Oskaloosa Middle School Student Council met on Friday with Mark Willett of CLOW Valve Company. Willett presented the students with a donation to allow them to attend the Iowa Student Council Conference.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Members of the Oskaloosa Middle School Student Council met on Friday with Mark Willett of CLOW Valve Company. Willett presented the students with a donation to allow them to attend the Iowa Student Council Conference.

Indian Hill Summer Graduates

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SEPTEMBER 7, 2017 OTTUMWA — Indian Hills Community College has released the names of the students who completed their graduation requirements at the end of the 2016-17 Summer Term. This is a list of students who received an Associate of Arts (AA) degree, Associate of Science (AS) degree, Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree, Diploma, […]

Indian Hills Community College Honor Roll

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OTTUMWA — Indian Hills Community College has released the names of the students who were on the college’s academic Honor Roll for the 2016-17 Summer Term. To be included on the Honor Roll an IHCC student must be enrolled fulltime and have a grade point average for the term of 3.5 or higher on a […]

From Construction Worker to E.R. Nurse: Marvin Van Der Wiel’s William Penn Story

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Back to school was more significant than simply returning after a summer off for Marvin Van Der Weil. It meant rethinking his life’s path and how far he wanted to go in his educational journey and career. Prior to completing his bachelor of science in nursing degree at William Penn University, Marvin worked in construction […]

Indian Hills Performing Survey

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OTTUMWA — Indian Hills Community College is ready to begin a comprehensive survey of its constituents to try and find out what they think about a variety of topics related to the college. The survey, which will be conducted by Patron Insights, Inc., a Kansas City-based market research organization, will start shortly after Labor Day […]

Harmony Hols Wins IHCC Tom Arnold Scholarship

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OTTUMWA — Indian Hills Community College student Harmony Hols from Oskaloosa is one of two winners of the IHCC Tom Arnold Scholarship for the 2017-18 academic year. Hols had her essay selected by Arnold, the Hollywood actor and Indian Hills graduate, who established the full scholarships – which include tuition, books and fees – in […]

Indians Hills To Hold Introduction To Aviation

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OTTUMWA — Young people looking for an introduction to the field of aviation should plan to attend the 2017 Aviation Youth Rally on Aug. 5 at the Indian Hills Community College North Campus, located at the Ottumwa Airport. The day’s events will run from 8 a.m. to noon. This interesting, educational and fun workshop is […]

Statesmen Named ‘Friends of Education’ by OEA

(Oskaloosa, Iowa) – During the annual Oskaloosa Education Association (OEA) meeting held in late May, two Statesmen were recognized alongside area educators for their contributions to education. The diligent volunteer efforts of alumni Esther Lwakabamba (‘16) and Development/Gift Stewardship Officer Heidi Scholes (’10) earned them the Friends of Education Award from the OEA. Oskaloosa Middle […]

       

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