August 29th, 2018

The Worth of a Penny!

Have you ever wondered – what is the worth of a penny? From the number of these coins that can be found on floors and in parking lots, many would likely reply – not much!

Let’s go ‘back in time’ to the early 1950s. Dr. Kate Newcomb, Wisconsin’s Angel on Snowshoes, had a reverence for […]

March 21st, 2018

Grants Available from Don Hawkins Community Oak Savanna Endowment

“Though I do not believe that a plant will spring up where no seed has been, I have great faith in a seed… Convince me that you have a seed there, and I am prepared to expect wonders.” Henry David Thoreau

Members of the Hawkins Family (Michelle, Lynn, Tim, and Geralyn), celebrating the establishment […]

June 19th, 2017

Annual 5th Grade Elizabeth Summers Academic Achievement Awards presented at Iowa-Grant

Seven Iowa-Grant Middle School students were recently presented certificates and monetary awards made possible through a charitable bequest from the estate of Elizabeth J. Summers.

2017 Elizabeth Summers Academic Achievement Awards Front Row (l-r): Recipients Rylee Stecklein, Madisen Crow, Landon Wetzel, Sophie Volenec, Adriana Jelle, Kaden Lindner, & Conner Dowell. Second row (l-r): Kyle […]

June 12th, 2017

Iowa-Grant Educational Foundation Awards 14 Scholarships

Fourteen Class of 2017 Iowa-Grant graduates were recently presented certificates and scholarship awards totaling just over $19,000.

Those receiving scholarships and their post-secondary education plans follow:

Ronald Allen: studying Biblical Exposition & Exogesis at Emmaus Bible College Charles Christianson: studying Computer Science at UW-La Crosse Gerrit Hunt: studying Physiology at University of Minnesota […]

January 25th, 2017

Scholarship Available for Monroe's Medical School Students

Applications are now being accepted for a scholarship for Monroe students pursuing a medical school graduate program. The William C. and Margaret L. Parmer Scholarship Fund will be making its fourth award this spring.

Applicants should be residents of Monroe or graduates of Monroe High School who are enrolled and/or accepted in an accredited medical […]