Allen, McDougall graduate from Graceland

Two Bloomfield students recently graduated with honors from Graceland University.

Katelynn Allen graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration and Organizational Leadership.

Olivia McDougall graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Art Studio.

McClure participates in Career Kickstarter program  

 Madeline McClure of Bloomfield, IA, is one of 44 Central College students participating this week in the college’s new Career Kickstarter program, a free, one-week program offered during winter break that offers micro-internship opportunities and the opportunity to explore potential career paths. McClure is completing a micro-internship with Pella Opera House.

Share your Valentine’s story

Do you have a Valentine’s story you’d like to share?

How did you meet your spouse or significant other? How did you know he/she was the one for you? How was your courtship unique?

Share your story with the Bloomfield Democrat’s readers and become eligible for a prize package.

For more information contact Karen Spurgeon at 641-664-2334 or email