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Students may not be filling the classrooms at Kuemper Catholic School attendance centers these days; however, thanks to technology, teachers are staying connected with their students, and learning has not stopped.

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Des Moines Area Community College today announced several important updates for its students, faculty and staff members as part of the College’s ongoing response to COVID-19, including the decision to extend the online delivery of face-to-face DMACC courses for the remainder of the spring 20…

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IKM-Manning students recently visited the state capitol to show their stuff to the governor, state legislators and educators.

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Carroll Community School District is switching to a twice-weekly pick-up format for the grab-and-go meals it is offering area students while schools are closed because of the coronavirus outbreak.

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Carroll Community School District will continue to pay its hourly employees, such as teacher associates or bus drivers, during the state-recommended monthlong school closure to help curtail the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19.

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The Carroll Community School District is providing free meals and snacks to children this week in an adjusted format because of school closures prompted by the coronavirus outbreak.

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Teacher associates and bus drivers, among other employees paid by the hour by the Carroll Community School District, will continue to be paid along with salaried teachers and administrators during the current monthlong suspension of classes, according to a resolution the district's school bo…

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Iowa school districts will not have to extend the school year to make up class time lost from closures spurred by a new coronavirus, Gov. Kim Reynolds announced in an afternoon press conference today.

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Upon discovery of the existence of substantial community spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 in the state, Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds recommended this evening that Iowa schools close for four weeks.

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The Iowa High School Speech Association announced this morning it was canceling upcoming state speech contests because of concerns of the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19.

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Although none of the dozen-plus presumptively confirmed coronavirus cases in Iowa had reached Carroll County or the surrounding areas as of mid-week, local entities are taking measures to prepare for the virus’s potential spread.

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Kuemper Catholic preschool through eighth graders’ strong efforts in the Parent Club’s fourth annual FitKnight fundraiser have boosted resources for the club to assist with an array of projects and activities at Kuemper attendance centers.

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When an Iowa author, Coach Sloth, visited Bella Forsling’s school last year, he encouraged the students in his audience to write books.

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Such young entrepreneurs, yet so many eye-catching, creative business ideas.

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Carroll County Farm Bureau presented each school community in the county a $100 donation to promote the Healthiest State Initiative, a public initiative intended to inspire Iowans and their communities throughout the state to improve their health and happiness.

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Eleven IKM-Manning students participated in the Iowa High School Speech Association District Individual Events Contest on Saturday, Feb. 29, at OABCIG High School in Ida Grove.

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Years of friendship and joking around together paid off recently for three Carroll High School senior speech students.

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A Kuemper Catholic School team has qualified for the State MathCounts Competition, and one of the students on that team will also be vying for individual honors.

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Three Carroll High School groups were selected all-state and 15 altogether received Division I (excellent) ratings in the Iowa High School Speech Association State Large Group Contest on Saturday, Feb. 8, at Le Mars.

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COON RAPIDS: Coon Rapids-Bayard’s two entries in the Iowa High School Speech Association State Large-Group Contest on Saturday, Feb. 8, at Le Mars both received Division II (good) ratings.

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MANNING: Four IKM-Manning entries collected Division I (excellent) ratings at the Iowa High School Speech Association State Large-Group Contest on Saturday, Feb. 8, at Le Mars High School.

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The first-ever Discover Kuemper Preschool Night on Tuesday, Feb. 4, welcomed scores of children and their parents.

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LAKE CITY: All four South Central Calhoun entries in the Iowa High School Speech Association State Large-Group Contest on Saturday, Feb. 8, at Le Mars received Division II (good) ratings.

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The students on a veteran radio-broadcasting team from Kuemper Catholic High School made some good news themselves in the Iowa High School Speech Association State Large-Group Contest on Saturday, Feb. 8, at Le Mars.

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The towering turbines that dot Carroll County’s fields, turning lazily to harness the wind’s energy, have a back story — and far-reaching implications.

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Kuemper Catholic School System celebrated Catholic Schools Week Jan. 25-31 with activities underscoring this year’s theme: “Catholic Schools — Learn. Serve. Lead. Succeed.”

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MANNING: IKM-Manning brought home eight Division I (excellent) ratings from the Iowa High School Speech Association District Large Group Contest on Saturday, Jan. 25, at Storm Lake.

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As part of Catholic Schools Week celebration, Kuemper sixth-graders participated in a retreat led by religion teacher and campus minister Mike McCarty in the Collison Center on Monday, Jan. 27.

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The 36th annual Tiger-Knight Breakfast, which raises funds for items that will benefit both Carroll Community and Kuemper Catholic schools, will be serving from 8 a.m. until noon Sunday, Feb. 9, at the Kuemper High School cafeteria.

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LAKE CITY: Four South Central Calhoun entries received I (excellent) ratings in the Iowa High School Speech Association District Large-Group Contest on Saturday, Jan. 25, at Fort Dodge High School.

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East Sac County’s short film, “Your Life Is in Your Hands,” is advancing to the Iowa High School Speech Association State Large-Group Contest.

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Kuemper Catholic took six groups to Iowa High School Speech Association District Large-Group Contest on Saturday, Jan. 25, at Fort Dodge High School, and five received I (excellent) ratings.

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COON RAPIDS: Both of Coon Rapids-Bayard’s entries received a I (excellent) rating in the Iowa High School Speech Association District Large-Group Contest on Saturday, Jan. 25, at Fort Dodge.