Mary DeWitt and Bethany Carson

06/16/2017 - 9:30am
“In sixth grade I had a wonderful teacher, and I wanted to be just like her” said special education teacher Heather Foster. “I knew I wanted to be a teacher from sixth grade on.”      But Foster’s path to becoming a teacher was a long one.      Foster is a former resident of Howard County, where she attended a private Catholic...
05/24/2017 - 1:01pm
“North Butler is full of wonderful families – they’re caring, they’re supportive; I can’t imagine it’s that good anywhere else,” said Melissa Lindaman.      Lindaman graduated from Waverly-Shell Rock high school, and then went on to Wartburg College to earn her BA degree in elementary...
05/10/2017 - 3:01pm
DUMONT— Bobbie Johnson’s advice for prospective entrepreneurs is simple, “Don’t get into antiques; they’re expensive.”      That’s advice she ignored as she turned her passion for collecting into a business. Johnson strives to offer antiques at affordable prices in her shop, The Rustic...
05/10/2017 - 2:16pm
 Principal Dan Huff’s vision for North Butler High School is to educate kids for their future, not our past.    Both of Huff’s parents and a grandfather were teachers, so a career in education only seemed natural to Huff.    After graduating from West Waterloo School, Huff went on to UNI, majoring in Spanish....
05/05/2017 - 10:36am
“Good is the enemy of great” is one of Principal Eric Eckerman’s favorite quotes.  He believes it is never okay to be satisfied with just being good. There’s always room for improvement.      Eckerman’s duties will soon expand as he becomes the K-12 principal at Clarksville.   ...
04/19/2017 - 1:59pm
Rick Sandifer is in his first year teaching at Clarksville schools, but after instructing in schools in Nebraska, Kansas, Illinois, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and New Jersey for over twenty years, he’s be no means new to teaching.      Sandifer and his wife both have family in Iowa, and they decided to move back to Iowa...
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