Gilbert High School seniors pose for a class photo on Thursday, the first day of new academic year. (Jessie L. Bonner/Ames Tribune)
Class photo in front of a row of corn stalks? Must be back-to-school time in Iowa. This was just one of the local stories I did to mark the occasion. Gilbert is a town of about 1,000 right outside Ames and they were pretty excited because they were starting the new year with a new high school. You can read my story here.