After years of debate and a decisive election with school choice at center stage, Gov. Kim Reynolds signed her private school scholarship program into law Tuesday.
Davis County Emergency Medical Services personnel are benefiting from the services of SIM-IA (Simulation in Motion-Iowa), a program that provides simulated clinical learning opportunities in communities across Iowa.
A group of Davis County citizens and school employees appointed to study the possibilities for implementing a four-day school week met Jan. 18. The group watched a panel discussion via Zoom as it heard from administrators and teachers from four school systems that have implemented a four-day…
Cherielynn Westrich, State Senator from District 13, and Austin Harris, State Representative from District 26, said last week they expect the Iowa Senate and House to pass the ESA (Educational Savings Account) legislation this week.
The local T.T.T. organization, Chapter Q, is sponsoring a free-will donation soup supper on Feb. 6 from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Mutchler Center. The soup supper is a drive-through event offering chili or cheeseburger soup, crackers, and two cookies.
A reporter from the Bloomfield Democrat spent six hours with Interim Police Chief Zach Dunlavy on Jan. 17. The department allows ride-alongs for the press, those interested in a career in law enforcement, high school students participating in career days, and college students studying crimin…
The Bloomfield City Council approved a 25-year sidewalk maintenance easement proposed by City Attorney Gayla Harrison at its Jan. 19 meeting. The agreement will need to be signed by all property owners around the square who will be receiving permeable pavers in front of their businesses as n…
Gov. Kim Reynolds made private school scholarships her top priority for the 2023 legislative session. That goal was reached Tuesday, when lawmakers sent the bill to her desk.
The Bloomfield Fire Department was paged to Route 63 Quick Stop for a fuel spill last week that allowed approximately 10 gallons of gasoline to run down the station’s driveway and into the parking lot in front of Brothers Market.
Twins Jaxon and Huxton Miller of Drakesville found the heavy, wet snow that fell Saturday night to be perfect for making a giant snowman. When asked the name of their snowman, the boys answered, “Snowman.” (Photo by Andrea Bogert.)
The Iowa Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announce the launch of a multi-platform, multi-audience messaging campaign aimed at educating parents and young Iowans about the dangers of counterfeit pills and fentanyl.
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is teaming up with Iowa DNR to host “Growing Up Wild” training online on Thursday, March 9 from 6–9 p.m. Participants are required to complete pre-workshop activities online and attend the three-hour live workshop via Zoom.