I cover local schools and higher education for The Courier, where I’ve been a reporter for the past two decades. I’m a Minnesota native and have previously worked for newspapers there and in Illinois.
A larger building with space for student collaboration as well as future growth is envisioned at a new middle and high school that Denver plans to open in 2022.
A new Lowell Elementary School is taking shape, rising in recent months from the site where its predecessor stood almost 90 years. Construction is so far on track, officials say.
Hawkeye Community College reported that 17 students and employees tested positive last week for COVID-19.
A task force looking at facility needs in Waverly-Shell Rock Community Schools is seeking input on four options to renovate or replace its aging elementary buildings.
Declines in enrollment are a factor in the early retirement incentives that the Waverly-Shell Rock and Hudson school districts are offering to their teachers.
Hawkeye Community College's COVID-19 cases declined last week as most lecture classes moved online for the rest of the semester.
The number of COVID-19 tests administered at the University of Northern Iowa has continued to increase, but the positivity rate is on the decline.
The Iowa's Bravest project is gearing up to send holiday boxes to the members of the Iowa Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 133rd Infantry currently deployed in the Middle East.
Continuation of an instructional support levy is expected to be approved Monday by the Cedar Falls Board of Education.