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NIACC Graduation

NIACC Recognized nearly 600 Graduates at Commencement

NIACC Recognized nearly 600 Graduates at Commencement

During the North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) commencement ceremony on Friday, May 1, approximately 580 graduates were awarded 661 degrees, diplomas and certificates.  Several Honors and Awards were also presented.   NIACC’s Class of 2015 represents 4 countries, 14 states and 97 Iowa communities. (* Midyear Graduate)   Ackley  Joshua Robert Bagley   Alexander

Grassley Weighs in on Trafficking Act

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley made the following comment after the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act passed the Senate by a vote of 99 to 0.  As Chairman, Grassley shepherded the bill through the committee, which passed on a 19 to 0 vote. The Senate-passed bill also includes human trafficking legislation introduced by

NIACC trojans

Four Trojans Sign to Four-Year Schools

Four NIACC women’s basketball players will sign national letters of intents at four-year schools Wednesday night on the NIACC campus/ Sophomore Sierra Ford-Washington signed with NCAA Division I University of Milwaukee-Wisconsin and sophomores Ashleigh Onaca and Alexis Boyd-Lockett signed with NAIA Division I Missouri Valley College. Freshman Logan Anderson signed to play next season at


Eagles Sweep Warriors in Season Series

AIB College of Business completed the season sweep of the Waldorf College softball team, taking both ends of Friday’s doubleheader. The Eagles (12-18) held off the Warriors (9-17) by scores of 8-6 and 11-6. Three home runs powered AIB in the opener. Eleven walks also allowed the Eagles to capitalize. “We have got to do


Waldorf Opens NCHL Tournament Today

The Waldorf College hockey team begins its quest for the Philip E. Schroeder Memorial Trophy, opening the Northern Collegiate Hockey League (NCHL) Tournament in today’s semifinal. The Warriors (21-9-2), ranked No. 12 in the latest American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) Division II Central Region poll, take the ice at 4 p.m. at Albert Lea City

Gabrielle Lord-Klein

Waldorf’s Lord-Klein Takes Aim at National Title

The Waldorf College women’s wrestling team hits the road to compete in the Women’s Collegiate Wrestling Association (WCWA) National Championships this weekend. The Warriors open the two-day tournament on Friday at St. Louis. Coach Tyreece Gilder said he wants to see his team “wrestling through positions” while battling on the national stage. Waldorf’s season schedule

Charlotte S. Nelson

Charlotte S. Nelson, 94, of Forest City, died Thursday, January 29, 2015 at her daughter’s home in Pleasantville, Iowa. Visitation will be held from 4:00-6:00 P.M. Monday, February 2, 2015 at Cataldo Schott Funeral Home, 505 North Clark St, Forest City, Iowa. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at Immanuel