Southwestern Community College promotes programs to increase skilled workforce
What made 51-year-old Denise Mandi go from being a doctor in Des Moines to enrolling in Southwestern Community College's carpentry program?
"I needed a new challenge," Mandi said.
Mandi quit her job as section chief of foot and ankle surgery at Broadlawns Medical Center in Des Moines this year and became a SWCC carpentry student in August.
Alexus Butler — the 17-year-old from Creston who went missing Saturday — has been located. Creston Police Department reported Wednesday the teenager is safe and currently under the care of her father. No further details have been released.