About 13 years ago, the Monona Butterfly Garden was overrun with weeds and an eye sore in the community. The garden visitors see today is the vision of Jim Langhus. More>>
Mel Gonnerman started Seeds for the Fatherless in 2005. It's a nonprofit organization helping orphaned children, specifically in Mexico and Uganda. More>>
Aaron Hansen teaches general music and chorus at Waverly-Shell Rock schools, focusing on elementary and middle school students. More>>
Evans turned her backyard into an animal sanctuary for turtles, birds, rabbits and more.
"We don't get paid. The federal and state governments don't pay us to do this. It comes out of our pockets," said Evans. More>>
Bob Berumez is hard to miss in his bright green shirt, which is exactly the point. Berumez supervises the school district's Campus Safety Monitors. Berumez makes sure students get to class on time and are following the dress code. More>>
As a freshman at Luther College, Chris Norton suffered an accident on the football field that left him paralyzed from the neck down. More>>
Jason Willey loves entertaining children through storytelling and music. Willey came up with the idea of visiting local schools and libraries last year. More>>
Danielle Dotzenrod is the co-owner of Dotzy's Restaurant and Saloon in Elgin. When she was 16 she won a modeling contest and represented the U.S. abroad. She's spent the last 13 years living in Los Angeles, California singing and acting and doing other jobs in the entertainment industry. More>>
After the accident, Yonnet decided to specialize in rehabilitation -- specifically working with spinal cord injuries, amputations, brain injuries, strokes and multiple sclerosis.
One of the main reasons he came to Iowa is because Covenant Medical Center offered to help him with a multiple sclerosis clinic. More>>
Austin Deitrick gives a warm welcome to everyone visiting the Black Hawk County YMCA. He started at the front desk this past winter. More>>
The operations manager at Commercial Vehicle Group in Edgewood, Diane Bond, was recently honored with the Women in Manufacturing STEP Award for excellence in manufacturing. More>>
Dorothy Foxen just reached an incredible milestone, 50 years in the same job! Dorothy Foxen is the secretary at St. Francis Xavier Catholic School in Dyersville. The job was originally supposed to be temporary. More>>
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