Summer Garin will be working with World Gospel Outreach in the capital city of Honduras for the upcoming year, offering health services ranging from basic blood pressure checks to helping people with things such as prenatal care and diabetes. Garin, a resident of Harpers Ferry, is pictured above during a week she spent doing missionary medical work earlier this summer. She says that time confirmed her decision to dedicate a year of her life to working with the less fortunate. Submitted photo.
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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by Kelli Boylen Spending a year away from home working with the poor would seem a little daunting to some, but Summer Garin of Harpers Ferry is looking forward to the opportunity. Garin, a 2006 graduate of Waukon High School, earned her first nursing degree in 2009 and she earned her BSN in... + continue reading

Kee boys cross country sophomore Jack Mooney (left photo) and freshman Jacob Berns (right photo) competed in the first-ever varsity cross country meets of their high school careers at the season-opening Edgewood-Colesburg Invitational Tuesday, August 25. Mooney was Kee’s second runner, clocking in at 24:49 to place 42nd overall, 38th for team scoring, while Berns came in 46th overall, 42nd for team scoring, in a time of 28:54. Photos courtesy of the Kee High School Yearbook.
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The Kee cross country team got its 2015 season underway at the Edgewood-Colesburg Invitational Tuesday, August 25. The Hawk boys scored 191 team points to place seventh in the meet’s seven-team field, with the Lady Hawks having just a single runner competing, sophomore Nicki Wood finishing... + continue reading
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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Leslie Sivesind, 17-year-old daughter of Dan and Jane Sivesind of Waukon, was named Alternate Iowa Dairy Princess at the 62nd Iowa Dairy Princess coronation event held Wednesday, August 12 at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines during this year's Iowa State Fair. Sivesind represents the... + continue reading

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Tuesday, August 18 at the Alliant Energy Lansing Generating Station celebrating completion of an air quality improvement project at the Lansing facility that includes a scrubber unit (a portion of which can be scene in the photo background above) that will reportedly reduce sulfur dioxide emissions from the facility by approximately 90 percent. Construction of the project at the Lansing facility began about a year ago, and the project is estimated to have cost $55 million. Photo by B.J. Tomlinson.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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A year-long construction effort of an air quality improvement project at Alliant Energy's Lansing Generating Station has now come to completion and is expected to reduce sulfur dioxide emissions at the facility by approximately 90 percent. Alliant Energy held a ribbon-cutting event at the... + continue reading
Friday, August 21, 2015
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The long-running Halfback Harry contest hosted by The Standard has now been made available to play from The Standard’s website, in addition to being a featured page in each week's printed issue of The Standard. To play from this site, simply click on this PLAY link to open up this week... + continue reading

Summer Garin will be working with World Gospel Outreach in the capital city of Honduras for the upcoming year, offering health services ranging from basic blood pressure checks to helping people with things such as prenatal care and diabetes. Garin, a resident of Harpers Ferry, is pictured above during a week she spent doing missionary medical work earlier this summer. She says that time confirmed her decision to dedicate a year of her life to working with the less fortunate. Submitted photo.

Kee boys cross country sophomore Jack Mooney (left photo) and freshman Jacob Berns (right photo) competed in the first-ever varsity cross country meets of their high school careers at the season-opening Edgewood-Colesburg Invitational Tuesday, August 25. Mooney was Kee’s second runner, clocking in at 24:49 to place 42nd overall, 38th for team scoring, while Berns came in 46th overall, 42nd for team scoring, in a time of 28:54. Photos courtesy of the Kee High School Yearbook.

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Tuesday, August 18 at the Alliant Energy Lansing Generating Station celebrating completion of an air quality improvement project at the Lansing facility that includes a scrubber unit (a portion of which can be scene in the photo background above) that will reportedly reduce sulfur dioxide emissions from the facility by approximately 90 percent. Construction of the project at the Lansing facility began about a year ago, and the project is estimated to have cost $55 million. Photo by B.J. Tomlinson.

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