Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Johnson County is always looking for more volunteer mentors. With 100 kids waiting, they really need them now.The reason so many are waiting is really two factors playing out at once.
Fashion is one of our favorite ways of self-expression, searching for the perfect new dress to wear at next week’s party, day at the lake, or even just tomorrow’s selfie. But as we purchase new clothes, our planet is paying the price.
After getting a tour of Dan and Debbie’s Creamery, Secretary Vilsack announced a 10 million dollar program from the bipartisan infrastructure law. He says the administration wants to invest in “bio-based products” to increase the use of renewable agricultural materials.
Marion has a “FLY” program. It stands for ‘Feeding Lunches to Youth’. As volunteers rely on donations from the city, the county, and local community members, there’s still concern for the future of the program as cost of supplies continue to grow.
The Wartburg College student, that filed a lawsuit last year against the college over the cost of tuition after losing on-campus education time amid the pandemic, has agreed to pursue mediation with a private mediator.