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Posted December 13, 2016in Web Exclusives, Johnston

SBA celebrates Johnston small business in honor of National Cupcake Day

The SBA Iowa District Office, Bankers Trust and Johnston Chamber of Commerce will showcase Cupcake Addict, a locally-owned bakery, in honor of National Cupcake Day on Thursday, Dec. 15 from 2:30 -3 […]

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Posted December 07, 2016in Web Exclusives, Johnston

Johnston Community School Foundation announces collaborative-learning project

The Johnston Community School Foundation announced today that it has partnered with Moss Educational and Industrial Training Solutions and the Johnston Community School District to create a “collaborative-learning environment” in […]

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Posted December 05, 2016in Web Exclusives, Johnston

Johnston students rally together to help classmate

Walk through the halls of Lawson Elementary and you’re bound to hear the chatter in each classroom. Walk through the halls at the start of the school day, and you’ll […]

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Posted December 05, 2016in Web Exclusives, Johnston

Johnston Community School District board members honored for excellence

At the Iowa Association of School Boards’ (IASB) 71st Annual Convention on Nov. 17, Johnston Community School District board members Greg Dockum and Jill Morrill were honored with an individual […]

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Posted November 16, 2016in Web Exclusives, Johnston

Mental health forum in Johnston on Nov. 28

The face of mental health awareness in Johnston is changing. For the first time, the Johnston Community School District will offer an evening devoted to educating parents, community members, and […]

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Posted July 01, 2016in In Living, Community Web Exclusives, Web Exclusives, Johnston

Smith joins Johnston Barber Shop

Sara Smith joined the staff of Johnston Barber Shop with more than 14 years experience to her credit.  She had owned and operated the Knoxville Barber Shop since 2006. Smith […]

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Posted September 02, 2015in Community Featured, Johnston

A new tradition is born

There’s nothing better to bring a family together than a grill out. It’s a Thompson family tradition that is being handed down to the newest homeowners in the lineage. Each […]

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Posted September 02, 2015in Community Featured, Johnston

Building a foundation

I just moved my son into college (ISU – gained another convert). My daughter is in her Sophomore year at Johnston. The education world is back in full swing building […]

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Posted September 02, 2015in Adel, Altoona, Ames, Ankeny, Community Featured, Beaverdale, Bondurant, Boone, Clear Lake, Clive, Des Moines West, Downtown, Greene County, Grimes, Johnston, North Polk, Norwalk, Perry, Pleasant Hill, Urbandale, Waukee, West Des Moines, Windsor Heights, Winterset

Spicy Lemon Chicken Soup

Have you found yourself gazing into the ‘fridge helplessly wondering what to fix for dinner? I was in that spot a few days ago. It was a few more days […]

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Posted September 02, 2015in Community Featured, Johnston

Meet Donna Pierce

Donna Pierce begins her 26th year teaching when she starts another year teaching math and science to sixth graders at Summit Middle School this fall. “I taught elementary for 12 […]

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