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Longtime school nurse retires

Virtually all areas of education have changed over the last few decades, but perhaps none have seen as noteworthy a progression as school health...

Longtime teacher thankful for great career

Kim Buettner had a bit of a circuitous route to her career in the Waterloo School District.  She started working in the district in 1985...

‘Swiss Army Knife’ of ICS retires

The Swiss Army Knife of Immaculate Conception School in Columbia will soon not be lending her myriad skills to the school.  Sue Lewis is retiring after...

Columbia City Council honors Kish

The City of Columbia honored recently retired Immaculate Conception School Principal Mike Kish Monday night.  In recognition of “the significant impact Mike Kish has had...

Zahnow principal retires

One of the longest-serving members of the Waterloo School District has had her final day of school.  Zahnow Elementary School Principal Mary Gardner is retiring...

Columbia hires assistant superintendent

The Columbia School Board hired Alyssa Smith as the school district’s new assistant superintendent during its May 19 meeting.  Smith, who has most recently served...

Breitwiser up to the challenge

Sam Breitwiser’s philanthropy for the American Heart Association was born out of a friendly sibling rivalry – and it soon became even more personal.  “To...

Longtime Columbia School Board member steps down

One of Columbia’s longest-serving public servants stepped down in April when Karen Anderson attended her final meeting as a member of the Columbia School...

Gibault grad wins top startUP award

As the class chief executive officer, Reagan Herrmann put more than her fair share of work into the Monroe County startUP program.  With that effort...

New Columbia School Board members take office

The three newest Columbia School Board members were sworn in last month and have begun their first terms on the board of education. The trio...

McDermott named assistant principal

After remaining vacant for more than a year due to lower attendance during the pandemic, the Waterloo School Board filled the assistant principal position...

Ryterski reaches career coda

Columbia High School Music Director Craig Ryterski is entering the coda of his career. After 28 years of teaching music at CHS, he will retire...
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