Category Archives: Other Milestones

Retirement – Riley Williams


In honor of Riley Williams for his 43 years of service at John Deere

Saturday, March 7th at 6 pm at La Porte City Golf Club

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Dean’s Lists Honor Area College Students

Brittany Appleton of La Porte City has been named to the Coe College Dean’s List for the fall 2014 term.
The following students have been named to the Dean’s List for the Fall 2014 semester at Buena Vista University in Storm Lake:
Dysart: Garrett Woodson, Seth Woodson

Fall Graduates Announced

The following individuals are Hawkeye Community College 2014 Fall Semester graduates and program of study:
Brandon: Kayla Cornwell, Police Science
Dysart: Montana Arp, CNC Machine Operator; Michaela Lindemann, Practical Nursing; Tammy Miller, Associate Degree Nursing; Amy Thompson, Liberal Arts
Gilbertville: Ryan Schares, Product Development Technician
La Porte City: Robert Byrd, Business Administration; Neysa Sanders, Liberal Arts; Mitchell Belfield, Practical Nursing
Mount Auburn: Megan Neiswonger, Legal Office Assistant

New alumni were added to the roster of graduates of the University of Northern Iowa following the 2014 Fall Semester:
Garrison: Emily Meyer, BA, Early Childhood Education/Elementary Education
Gilbertville: Amy Etringer, BA, Communicative Disorders; Nicole Stone, BA, Early Childhood Education (with highest honors); Clay Welter, BA, Communication
La Porte City: Whitney Corkery, BA, Marketing: Management; Jacob Wilson, BS, Science Electrical Eng Technology(EET)

Area College Students Named to Deans Lists

Area students have been named to the Fall 2014 semester Dean’s List at the University of Northern Iowa:
Dysart: Taylor Raub
Mount Auburn: Kelsi Hilmer, Danielle Hutton
La Porte City: Jessica Bohnstengel, Sara Jesse, Jayme Ollendieck
Waterloo: Whitney Blunt, Tiffany Kuhn

Hawkeye Community College recently announced the Dean’s List for the Fall Semester. The Dean’s List is official recognition of outstanding academic accomplishment by full-time students. The following area students honored are:
Brandon: Denise Clark, Samantha Finley, Andrea Mather, Dillin Rogers
Dysart: Jessica Christensen, Ranae Grimm, Christopher Keidel, Dylan Kokesh, Michelle McGeough, Kylie Wrobel
Buckingham: Curtis Dahl
Garrison: Michelle Underwood
La Porte City: Brenna Allen, Braycen Bland, Justin Clark, Joshua Fisher, Courtney Foulk, Baylee Hess, Rachel Hicks, Emily Johanningmeier, Michael Smith, Raechel Wehage, Alyssa Wiest, Margaret Wilson
Mount Auburn: Michelle Docherty

McNeal a Member of Middle School Honor Roll

Cylie McNeal, an 8th grader at Union Middle School (UMS) was a member of the school’s second quarter honor roll. The UMS honor roll listing published in the January 28, 2015 edition of The Progress Review did not include her name.