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Watch A Cuddly Bulldog Puppy Try Its Darndest To Get Up

Aww. "I've fallen and I can't get up," is what this bulldog puppy is thinking after playing with dad.


Related Topix: Des Moines, IA, Waukee, IA, Pleasant Hill, IA, Iowa City, IA

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Hawk Eye

Sharing the knowledge

Honts is among the eight fellows taking part in this summer's FUTURE in Biomedicine Program.


Related Topix: Biology, Science, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Mon Jul 28, 2014


City Council Denies Liquor License for Peggy's Tavern

When Drake University students return to classes next month, they could find the campus's most well-known bar closed for business.


Fri Jul 25, 2014

Iowa college lets other researchers use technology

Those are some of the high-caliber, high-dollar tools that Honts, an associate professor of cell and molecular biology at Drake University, has access to this summer during a unique program hosted by the University of Iowa's Carver College of Medicine.


Related Topix: Biology, Science, University of Iowa, Loras College, Computers

The Des Moines Register

Young author pens hometown's history

Altoona has an unlikely town chronicler. Alex Payne, 19, is a college student with a passion for local history.


Related Topix: Altoona, IA, Polk County, IA

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WHO-TV Des Moines

Teachers Learn about Environment in Unexpected Place

Teachers are spending a week exploring the environment this summer, with the goal of passing on the knowledge to their students.


Related Topix: Education Etc.


School News

Lundy has been placed on the honor roll for the spring 2014 semester. To qualify for this award, students must achieve a grade point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale.


Related Topix: Rogers, AR, Lipscomb University, Fayetteville, AR, Oklahoma Christian University

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Redlands Daily Facts

The Grove Schoola s new leader arrives in Redlands

Sometimes it's hard to keep still, whether you're a growing 13-year-old or a school administrator looking to help that student harvest bumper crops of knowledge.


Related Topix: Redlands, CA, Agriculture, Science, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Education Etc., Standardized Testing, Education

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Northwest Herald

Recent college grad from Crystal Lake recovering after being hit by car

Now Kelsey Johnson's friends have rallied to help raise money toward what will be an expensive hospital stay.


Related Topix: Des Moines, IA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Doings Weekly

Hinsdale artist takes on unusual pair of subjects

Education: Benet Academy in Lisle; bachelor of fine arts from Drake University, Des Moines; master of fine arts in painting, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah Family: Wife Sheryl and three children, ages 3 to 8. How did you and your wife meet: We were both waiting tables at a restaurant in Naperville Favorite vacation: On our honeymoon, ... (more)


Related Topix: Hinsdale, IL, Lisle, IL, Painting, Arts, Savannah College of Art & Design, Travel, Paris, Italy Travel, Europe Travel, Italy Travel

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Monterey County Herald

Class notes

Christopher Gularte of Salinas has been named to the dean's list for the spring 2014 term at Nichols College in Dudley, Massachusetts and the Class of 2015 at Nichols College in Dudley, Massachusetts.


Related Topix: Nichols College, Dudley, MA, Gettysburg College

Thu Jul 17, 2014

WHO-TV Des Moines

City Gearing Up For Junior Olympic Games

DES MOINES, Iowa-In less than a week 14,000 athletes will flood the city for the Junior Olympic Games.


Related Topix: Des Moines, IA

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Elizabethton Star

Thomas sprints her way to AAU Jr. Olympic berth

By Collin Brooks Elizabethton High sprinter Autumn Thomas is a stride closer to realizing a dream as she has qualified for the AAU Junior Olympics, which will be held at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, July 25-Aug 2. The rising junior qualified with a personal best of 13.02 seconds in the 100-meter run, running [&hellip


Mon Jul 14, 2014

ABA Journal

Should Iowa eliminate bar exam for in-state law grads? State's lawyers have mixed views

A proposal to nix the Iowa bar examination, as far as graduates of in-state law schools are concerned, has met with a mixed reception from the state's attorneys.


Related Topix: University of Iowa

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Business Wire

Ocean Spray Promotes Dan Crocker to Vice President, Cooperative Development

In this role Crocker will oversee the development of Ocean Spray's business and cooperative strategies by leading the agricultural supply and operations teams as well as cooperative communications, grower relations and sustainability teams.


Related Topix: University of Iowa

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Daily Freeman-Journal

Debra Riehle, 61, Cedar Falls

She was born June 10, 1953, in Fort Madison, Iowa, daughter of Walter and Dorothy Welp Donahue.


Related Topix: Cedar Falls, IA, Fort Madison, IA, Des Moines, IA

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Estherville Spirit

Ollie S. Fry

Funeral services for Ollie S. Fry, 94, of Estherville will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at Estherville Lutheran Church in Estherville with Pastor David Bergstrom officiating.


Related Topix: Estherville, IA, Wallingford, IA, Halfa, IA, Emmet County, IA, Gruver, IA