The College World Series received nearly 150 submissions from 27 different states, all wanting to sing the National Anthem. A panel of judges whittled that down to just a handful of performers, including an all-male a cappella group from Millard North.
Iowa officials on Wednesday announced the state will continue supporting childcare providers and allocate $30 million to educational initiatives, including an early childhood pilot program in Council Bluffs.
A partnership between a north Omaha organization and local farmers in Nebraska and Iowa is relaunching. No More Empty Pots hopes their Community Harvest program will inspire people to buy locally and eat sustainably.
In the last decade, a number of groups have been working to reduce the number of young people detained at the youth center. But there’s a growing concern about those who got into serious trouble, were not detained, then repeatedly broke probation and court rules.