The State Board of Education (SBE) adopted a new program to help school administrators better set up their staff and students for success. According to the SBE, The Professional Standards for Educational Leaders “represent a set of knowledge and skills that reflects the best evidence availab… Read more

South Hardin played its best offense of the season. Its defense continued to be strong and shut down Gladbrook-Reinbeck’s bigs down low. Only, little things throughout the six-period game adde… Read more

The last time the AGWSR Cougars and BCLUW Comets tipped-off, it was a sweep for the former in Ackley. Monday they played again, starting the second-half of North Iowa Cedar League-West play wi… Read more

Those in the tumbling and trampoline world know Steve Wilson. He has been synonymous with the Iowa Falls club (University of Tumbling and Trampoline) since its inception in the late 1990s. Read more

The already shorthanded AGWSR Cougars were even more so in Hudson on Thursday. Four regulars, Noah Clikeman, Ryley Bohner, Jayden Bowles and returning State qualifier Kaden Abbas were out with… Read more

The AGWSR Cougar girls are on a bit of a roll after coming back and then holding on to beat East Marshall (1-12, 0-5) 47-36. They did it with a career scoring night from Karis Lippert, who hit… Read more

Iowa’s legislators returned to Des Moines this week for a new session, and they took with them a lengthy list of things they’d like to accomplish, from tax reform and a ban on vaccine mandates, to school funding and control over the materials that teachers use in Iowa’s classrooms. Read more

In the late 1970s, my band would play at a local bar every New Year’s Eve to avoid highway driving. New Year’s Eve 1977 was no different. What was different, three friends and I were leaving for a two-week Hawaii vacation the next day. We ushered in the New Year, then at 1 a.m. we tore down … Read more