UPDATE: Former North Iowa teacher gets probation for sex with a student

Authorities say student was 18 when the sexual conduct happened in 2018.

Posted: Jan 14, 2020 1:24 PM
Updated: Jan 15, 2020 5:07 PM

UPDATE: Tiffany Marie Ranweiler-Oblander has been sentenced to up to two years of supervised probation after pleading guilty to sexual exploitation by a school employee.  She must also participate in sex offender treatment and sign up on the Iowa Sex Offender Registry.

CRESCO, Iowa – A former Howard County teacher accused of having sex with a student is pleading guilty.

Tiffany Ranweiler-Oblander, 31 of Decorah, entered a guilty plea Tuesday to sexual exploitation by a school employee. She was arrested in early May 2018 after the Howard County Sheriff’s Office said it had gotten evidence Ranweiler-Oblander engaged in sexual conduct with a then-18-year-old student four times between March and April 2018.

Ranweiler-Oblander was working as a high school/middle school teacher at the time and was placed on administrative leave by the school district after her arrest.

A sentencing date has not been set.

For previous coverage of this story, click here.

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