Feb 7, 2014
National Public Radio
Jury Awards Nearly $17 Million In Grain Bin Deaths
An Illinois jury has returned a record verdict of nearly $17 million in the deaths of two teenagers and the traumatic entrapment of a third worker in a grain bin in 2010, NPR's Howard Berkes reports.
The Miami Herald
School funds measures pass in some Iowa districts
New elementary schools will be going up in at least two Iowa districts, thanks for voters' approval of bond measures.
$48 million bond referendum for Clear Creek Amana school district passes
Voters in the Clear Creek Amana Community School District on Tuesday approved a $48 million bond referendum to build and improve facilities in order to accommodate the rising enrollment in one of the state's fastest-growing school systems.
Johnson County Auditor Urges Early Voting Ahead Of Snow
Officials at the Johnson County Auditor's Office are pushing early voting ahead of a forecast snow storm, which could impact the area tomorrow.
Meryn Fluker wrote a new blog post: Public school enrollment continues to grow in Iowa
Iowa's public school districts are responsible for educating more students in 2013-14 than in 2012-13, according to an Iowa Department of Education certified enrollment report released Wednesday.