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Education

  • Residents graduate from IWCC

    Red Oak resident Lauren E. Murphy graduated and received an associate of science degree in general studies and a diploma in surgical technology and Stanton resident Lisa M. Kates graduated and received a diploma in medical assistant.

  • Stanton High School Class of '74 reunion

    The Stanton High School Class of 1974 met for their 35th class reunion on Sept. 19 at Viking Lake Restuarant. 12 classmates, along with their spouses and guests were present for supper. The group then went to the home of Stuart and Laurie Peterson in Stanton.

  • Donations made to area schools
  • $1.5 million science center for Iowa School for the Deaf

    Iowa School for the Deaf has announced plans for a new science center to provide students with learning experiences so they will be better prepared to compete with their hearing peers in science careers.

    The school, which serves school-aged students from Iowa and Nebraska, has launched a $1.5 million science center fundraising campaign.

    More than $1 million is already pledged and donated to the ‘Loud and Clear’ campaign, which will provide funds for the new center.

  • Students rewarded for ACT scores

    Red Oak High School students from left: Allison Adams, Chauntel Hughes, Sadie Day, Josh Kasubick and Josh Nix, received reimbursement checks for the amount of the ACT test from Houghton State Bank for improving their reading, math, and science scores on the Iowa Test of Educational Development from the 2007-08 school year to the 2008-09 school year.

  • Stanton's Homecoming

    Stanton Homecoming this year is Sept. 18. School will be dismissed Sept. 18 at 11:20 a.m. at the elementary and 11:30 a.m. at the junior-senior high school.

    Stanton Chamber of Commerce members will be serving pancakes and sausage at the REC picnic area from 11 a.m.-1:15 p.m.

    The parade theme this year is “The Circus” and starting time will be 1:30 p.m., with all entries for the children’s parade to be signed up by 1 p.m. All entries may contact Jody Druivenga at 829-2172 prior to noon, Sept. 17.

  • Kirkwood announces Dean's List honors

    Kirkwood Community College has released its Dean’s List for the summer 2009 semester. Kirkwood students from the area earning this distinction are: Adam C. Bauman from Red Oak.

  • Iowa Lakes Community College graduates

    Iowa Lakes Community College held its spring commencement ceremony on May 15 on the Estherville campus. Graduate from Stanton is Stephanie Ochoa majoring in Associate in Arts.

  • Regan graduated from basic training

    Air Force Airman 1st Class Megan E. Regan graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

    The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

    Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

  • Stanton FCCLA has a top hit in Nashville, Tenn.

    July 12-16 marked the dates of the 2009 National FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) Leadership Conference held in Nashville, Tenn. The FCCLA was represented by Kara Allen, Roey Sink and Regan Anderson along with advisor Sherry Vogel. The theme of the meeting was “Beyond the Label”.