News
This week’s PAWS & More pet of the week is Sundance, a female domestic short hair and tabby mix kitten. Sundance is described as MVP — a savy cat who knows the score and is pretty …
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Owning farmland has always been a priority for farmers, but interest in this real asset by investors has grown in the past year. Farmers National Company has released its January land values …
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Johnson County is accepting Social Services Emergency Grant applications. The purpose of the funding is to assist organizations in responding to short-term or one-time emergency needs. Funding will …
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Sports
After coming out of the winter break with a pair of wins, the Mid-Prairie boys snapped a five-game winning streak with a disappointing weekend.  The Golden Hawks were unable to hold an …
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On Friday, the 4-4 Ravens were down by nine points with five minutes left.  On Saturday, they trailed by 10 at the same point. By Sunday, they were 6-4. You could call it a …
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The Golden Hawks struggled to get anything going offensively in the first half of a 66-29 loss to 2A No. 3 West Branch on Friday.  The Bears held Mid-Prairie to 3-22 shooting in the first …
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Our Photo Galleries
Kalona battles second hefty snowfall
After a storm on Tuesday, Dec. 29 buried Kalona in about 7-9 inches of snow, residents had to break out their shovels and snowblowers again on New Year’s Day, when another 3-4 inches …
Photos: Lone Tree at Hillcrest basketball
The Hillcrest offense was clicking when the Ravens returned to conference action on Tuesday.  John Hughes, Eli Ours, and Grant Bender each had at least eight points while the Ravens built a …
Kalona sees second and third structure fires of December
The Kalona Volunteer Fire Department was called to another house fire on Wednesday, Dec. 16 and a garden shed fire early in the morning on Sunday, Dec. 20, making the second and third structure fires …
A Running Faith
Race day always begins with a huddle. And a prayer. Less than 10 minutes before the Mid-Prairie girls cross country team was to successfully chase down a fourth consecutive state team title on …
Mid-Prairie presents play seven months in the making
At long last, Mid-Prairie High School students and staff were finally able to present “Three Fairy Godmothers,” the play they’d started working on in February. The actors were …