Dan Holtmeyer, NWA Democrat-Gazette

Dan Holtmeyer

NWA Democrat-Gazette

Fayetteville, AR, United States

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Past articles by Dan:

Refugees seek higher education

A pair of refugee siblings in Northwest Arkansas have begun post-secondary education, a first among the more than 100 refugees who have come to the area in the past two years. → Read More

Dialogue among cultures in diversifying region takes effort, speakers say

Conversations and forums about the value of diversity in Northwest Arkansas haven't led to many concrete actions in recent years, speakers at the Northwest Arkansas Young Professionals Summit said Friday. → Read More

Mobility forums bring new perspective, changes to Northwest Arkansas transit

Northwest Arkansas's transit system is going in a new, perhaps more successful direction thanks to the advice of experts and transit leaders from around the country, officials said Wednesday. → Read More

Mercy Northwest names new operating officer

Mercy Northwest Arkansas' clinic operations have a new chief operating officer. → Read More

Arkansas Children's Northwest sees thousands of patients months after opening

About 2,200 children each month have received care at Arkansas Children's Northwest since it fully opened early this year, the hospital's chief executive officer said Friday. → Read More

Northwest Arkansas Council sets out strategy for better living, economy in coming years

The Northwest Arkansas Council unveiled more than 50 recommendations Tuesday meant to guide the region's development in the next three years in ways to improve economic activity and quality of life. → Read More

Walton-backed development coming to downtown Springdale

SPRINGDALE -- A project linked to the Waltons will bring retail, restaurant and office space to downtown Emma Avenue, the developer announced Tuesday. → Read More

Springdale names Har-Ber principal, rounding out high school hires

SPRINGDALE -- The School District's three high-school level schools have principals again. → Read More

Emerson wins Springdale School Board seat

Nick Emerson soon will be the newest member of the Springdale School Board after voters gave him the nod in Tuesday’s election. → Read More

Siloam Springs High School principal moves to Springdale

SPRINGDALE -- Siloam Springs High School principal Jason Jones is moving to Springdale High School, his new district announced Monday. → Read More

Lone turbine in Prairie Grove a remnant of Arkansas wind power

PRAIRIE GROVE -- The 100-foot wind turbine near the western edge of town stands as a guidepost, elaborate bird perch and lonely symbol of a renewable energy industry that just can't seem to take root in Arkansas. → Read More

UAMS Northwest physical therapy program's first students earn doctorates

Northwest Arkansas's first physical therapy doctoral students graduate this week. → Read More

Rogers mayor unveils "vitally important" $180 million bond proposal

ROGERS -- The city could build a fire station, a 70-acre park on its west side, east-west roads with interstate overpasses and other improvements around town under a proposed $180 million bond issue. → Read More

Prairie Grove hires Springdale High School's Joenks for district post

Springdale High School principal Pete Joenks is taking a job as assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction in Prairie Grove, officials with the larger district said Wednesday. → Read More

Incumbent faces primary challenge

Voters in Lowell and surrounding cities will choose their Republican candidate for Arkansas House District 90 this month. → Read More

Republican primary candidates for Bentonville race focus on education

BENTONVILLE -- A state representative and his challenger in this month's Republican primary said they want to expand and improve career education in Arkansas. → Read More

Northwest Health joins Mayo Clinic Care Network

Northwest Health has joined the Mayo Clinic Care Network, a move hospital officials said will connect Northwest patients to specialists at the country's highest-rated hospital system at no extra cost. → Read More

Candidates for Arkansas governor, Supreme Court races swing by Rogers

Jan Morgan, challenger to Gov. Asa Hutchinson in the Republican primary next month, again called for a debate with the governor and criticized Hutchinson Tuesday for expanding state government in ways she said were against the party's values. → Read More

Biomedical student program launches

Several biomedical engineering students at the University of Arkansas and local health care providers have joined to try to solve everyday problems for providers and their patients. → Read More

Wanted: Minority teachers

Public school teachers in Northwest Arkansas are overwhelmingly white and non-Hispanic, pushing some school districts to reach out to applicants with Hispanic, Pacific Islander and other backgrounds. → Read More