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Violence and high levels of fear are "pervasive" at the Iowa State Training School for Boys (STS) in Eldora, according to a June report written by a court-ordered monitor. 

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When Gwen Groen started her job as director of the Foundation and Alumni Affairs at Ellsworth Community College, she was surprised to open a vault and find items from the earliest days of the Iowa Falls college. As she dug deeper, she realized that there was lot of history in there and scatt…

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The Ellsworth College Board of Trustees annually bestows honorary degrees upon people who have contributed to the college, either through their service, gifts or other support. Traditionally the degrees have been presented at the college's commencement ceremony in May. This year, that ceremo…

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The Iowa Falls School District will spend at least $700,000 in federal funds it received for COVID-19 recovery to replace the heating system in Pineview Elementary School after a line rupture rendered it useless this spring.

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A new bus barn at the Hubbard-Radcliffe Elementary in Radcliffe was discussed more than six years ago when the School Board there made plans for an $8.4 school improvement and remodeling project. When that project was completed in 2015, it was without said bus barn as a cost-saving measure.

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When Danae Ites looked around her Iowa Falls-Alden High School family and consumer science classroom and considered what more could be done to prepare her students for careers and lives beyond high school, the next step seemed obvious. A food truck.

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Citing new guidance from the Iowa Department of Public Health, the Iowa Department of Human Services and the Iowa Department of Education, the Alden School Board elected to make facemasks optional for the remainder of the school year.