EAST PEORIA, ILLINOIS (June 17, 2021) — Illinois Central College congratulates students who earned President's List honors during the Spring 2021 semester. President's List recognition is achieved with a perfect 4.0 grade-point average. Congratulations to these distinguished scholars on earning this impressive academic achievement.

Mia Freyermuth of Illinois City (61259)

EAST PEORIA, ILLINOIS (June 17, 2021) — Illinois Central College congratulates Emmanuel Hernandez of Moline, Illinois, on earning Dean's List honors during the Spring 2021 semester. Dean's List recognition is earned with a grade-point average between 3.5 and 3.99.


A group in the 2019 Fighting Scots Society Golf Outing takes a break while waiting to tee off on the 18th hole at Gibson Woods.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (June 17, 2021) — Americans are gathering together again, and that will certainly be the case at Gibson Woods Golf Course on June 25, as Monmouth College's annual Fighting Scots Golf Outing returns after a one-year absence.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (June 17, 2021) — For the second time in as many games, a big home run lifted the Bandits to a 5-3 win, as they topped the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers on Wednesday night at Modern Woodmen Park.

ROMEOVILLE, ILLINOIS (June 17, 2021) — Just over 1,500 students were honored on the Lewis University Dean's List for the 2021 Spring Semester. To be eligible for this honor, students must have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours during the semester with a grade-point average of at least 3.5 and with no "D" or "F" grades.

Honored students include:


From left: Jacob Duncan, Hannah Pitman, Olivia Croasdale and Tala Tabashat

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (June 17, 2021) — Students looking for the farm experience but without traditional farmers' hours should take a hard look at joining Monmouth College's farm and garden crew.

SPRINGFIELD, MISSOURI (June 17, 2021) — Each semester, students at Missouri State University who attain academic excellence are named to the dean's list.

For undergraduate students, criteria include enrollment in at least 12 credit hours during the spring semester and at least a 3.50 grade-point average (on a 4.00 scale).

CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA (June 17, 2021) — Brooke Harris, of Pleasant Valley, Iowa, (52767) was named to the College of Charleston Spring 2021 President's List. Harris is majoring in Biology.

To qualify for President's List (Highly Distinguished), students must earn a GPA of 3.800 or higher and complete a minimum of 14 semester hours.


Image from court-filings showing railroad ties burning on John Goldsmith's property on August 12, 2018, a day after the fire was set.

DES MOINES, IOWA (June 17, 2021) — A judge has ruled that a Sergeant Bluff man must pay an $80,000 penalty — the maximum allowed by law — for burning thousands of railroad ties on his property, despite being warned by state regulators against doing so.

FAYETTE, IOWA (June 17, 2021) — Upper Iowa University has announced the dean's list for the 2021 spring semester. To be honored, a student must have earned a minimum 3.50 grade-point average for the semester and be enrolled as a full-time student.

The honorees included: