Local Services in Johnston, IA

As a thank you to all of the teachers who put in the time and effort to bring learning to life for their students, Living History Farms is offering free admission to all teachers who present a school ID on Friday, June 22.

Provider of health, dental, vision, chiropractic, life, disability and voluntary benefits for Iowa domiciled financial institutions and holding companies. Annuity, life, health and disability coverage for bank customers.

We rounded up some of our favorite recipes that pair well with five books on The Great American Read list so you won’t go hungry while getting through your novel.

Iowa credit unions dodged a potential tax hike this legislative session. But separate legislation targeted the University of Iowa Community Credit Union.

Severe Thunderstorms Possible for Southeast States Today
The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a chance of severe thunderstorms today in portions of the Southeast states. Damaging winds, large hail and a few tornadoes will be possible. The threat for severe weather will continue through midweek in this area, and then the threat will shift into the Mid-Atlantic on Thursday. Read More >

During a tsunami, dangerous coastal flooding and powerful currents are possible and may continue for several hours or days after initial arrival
The first wave may not be the last or the largest.
How you respond to a tsunami warning depends on where you are and how you receive the warning. As described in Understand the Warnings , there are two types of tsunami warnings, official and natural. Both are equally important and suggest the potential for a tsunami that may cause widespread…

Iowa’s teachers reveal their must-read lists As summer break approaches, thoughts turn to summer activities. Among them, reading – whether for pleasure or professional or both – is a favorite among educators. So what are you going to read this summer? We asked a few of you – and you responded!

Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said Tuesday that the House and Senate have struck a deal to pass the upper chamber’s bipartisan bill to roll back strict financial rules enacted by former President Obama.

Watch a walk-through of a custom home floor plan built for the Fessler family by Wausau Homes Moberly builder. Get inspiration for building your dream home t...

Digital Audiobooks for High School Students To access these audiobooks, visit www.mackinvia.com and log in with the school username/password. Students can create a personal Mackin VIA account so they can use the digital audiobooks for offline listening. Install the MackinVIA app available for...

JOHNSTON, Iowa – A ribbon cutting ceremony for Terra Park is being held after four years of construction.
The park features about 200 acres of land for people to enjoy the outdoors. Features include: a lake to fish, bike and hike trails, grills and a playground.
Director of Johnston Parks and Recreation John Schmitz said the playground uses a theme of nature to play off of its surroundings.

Often working without fanfare and behind the scenes, paraeducators are many times the lifeline for teachers to provide the individual attention students need to unlock their potential. Do you know of a teacher assistant, daycare worker, mentor, tutor or other person who would like to become a Paraeducator? Interested individuals may find more information about our Paraeducator Certification program our website . Course options are below…

Do you know the difference between a National Weather Service Severe Thunderstorm Watch and a Severe Thunderstorm Warning? Check your knowledge below
Severe Thunderstorm Watch: Be Prepared! Severe thunderstorms are possible in and near the watch area. Stay informed and be ready to act if a severe thunderstorm warning is issued. The watch area is typically large, covering numerous counties or even states
Severe Thunderstorm Warning:…

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This year marks the 50th anniversary of the first 9-1-1 call, made in Haleyville, AL on February 16, 1968. For half a century, 911 has been the gateway between the public and emergency help, and it will continue to be there as a lifeline to help people when they need it most. Though the profession, technology and industry have changed over the years, the desire to make a difference in people’s lives remains the same.
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As the teaching profession changed with the development of the Teacher Leadership and Compensation (TLC) system, so did the role of the principal.

The First Family has hosted a day of games, music and food nearly every Easter Monday since 1878. See photos of the the celebration dating back to 1889.