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Analysis: College men's golf in Iowa grosses $3.2 million

Drake University men's golf tops the list of highest grossing programs in the state, reporting $341,656 – or $42,707 per athlete – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Iowa colleges, universities report 12.6 percent default rate on student loans

At Total Look School of Cosmetology and Massage Therapy in Cresco, 25 percent of borrowers who started repaying student loans in 2014 defaulted on those loans by the end of 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Analysis: College men's golf grosses $173 million

From Higher Education Tribune

West Virginia University men's golf tops the list of highest grossing programs, reporting nearly $2.1 million – or $190,559 per athlete – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Analysis: College softball in Iowa grosses $9 million

Drake University softball tops the list of highest grossing programs in Iowa, reporting more than $842,353 – or $49,550 per athlete – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

12,722 borrowers in default on student loans after attending Iowa schools

Kaplan University in Davenport reported the largest share of borrowers who defaulted on school loans they started repaying in 2014, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

Analysis: College softball grosses $451 million

From Higher Education Tribune

Florida State University softball tops the list of highest grossing programs, reporting more than $2.2 million – or $95,837 per athlete – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Analysis: Clinton County has the highest foreclosure rate for first quarter

One in 389 properties in Clinton County started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the highest foreclosure rate in Iowa, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Junior colleges report borrower default rate of 18%

From Higher Education Tribune

At Daymar College in Ohio, 37 percent of borrowers who started repaying student loans in 2014 defaulted on those loans by the end of 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

Analysis: Iowa has the 19th highest foreclosure rate for first quarter

One in 776 properties in Iowa started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Analysis: 31,936 college athletes play softball

From Higher Education Tribune

California, Pennsylvania and New York are the most popular states for college softball, federal data shows.

GREATER BURLINGTON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Greater Burlington Leadership Graduation

Greater Burlington Leadership participants will be recognized by invited guests, employers and community leaders.

209,472 U.S. borrowers in default on student loans from two-year colleges

From Higher Education Tribune

Ivy Tech Community College in Indiana, Ross Medical Education Center and Everest Institute – both in Michigan – reported the largest share of borrowers from two-year institutions who defaulted on school loans they started repaying in 2014, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Analysis: College baseball grosses $684 million

From Higher Education Tribune

Louisiana State University baseball tops the list of highest grossing programs, reporting more than $6.4 million – or $182,464 per athlete – in 2016, followed by Florida State University ($6 million), Vanderbilt ($5.9 million), UT Austin ($7 million) and University of Mississippi ($5 million), according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Sammons Financial's Jackie Cockrum gains Rising Star status

Iowa resident Jackie Cockrum, who serves as associate vice president for West Des Moines’ Sammons Financial Group (SFG), recently was recognized as a 2018 LIMRA Retirement Rising Star based on her inventive approach to daily operations.

Private colleges, universities report borrower default rate of 8.2%

From Higher Education Tribune

At United Tribes Technical College in Bismarck, 41.4 percent of borrowers who started repaying student loans in 2014 defaulted on those loans by the end of 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Analysis: Cerro Gordo, Pottawattamie and Polk counties have highest property tax rates in Iowa

With an effective property tax rate of 1.96 percent, Cerro Gordo County has the highest tax rate among Iowa counties, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property taxes levied on single-family homes.

Analysis: Counties in Virginia, Texas and Missouri pay lowest property tax rate in U.S.

From TX Business Daily

With an effective property tax rate of 0.1 percent, Mecklenburg County in Virginia has the lowest tax rate among U.S. counties, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property taxes levied on single-family homes.

Analysis: 58,361 college athletes play baseball

From Higher Education Tribune

California, Texas and New York are the most popular states for college baseball, federal data shows.

CLINTON AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Ribbon Cutting for the Community Garden

The Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors will celebrate the opening of the Community Garden for the 2018 season with a Ribbon Cutting.

Analysis: Homeowners in Pennsylvania county pay highest property tax rate in U.S.

From Keystone Business News

With an effective property tax rate of 3.99 percent, Westmoreland County in Pennsylvania has the highest tax rate among U.S. counties, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property taxes levied on single-family homes.

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