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Jane Shank, Protacio Marcelino, Kevin Rose, Beth Bennett, Ed Griggs and Amado Marcelino. (Matt Reschly not pictured). May 2021
When I mention to people where I work, they often ask “where is that?” or “what do you guys do out there?”. Professional Proteins is the small mill north of Washington along …
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In less than a half-hour on Monday, Sept. 13, the Washington County Board of Supervisors formally approved the resolution for the county’s Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council (EMSA) …
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Wellman City Council members approved $40,000 on Tuesday, Sept. 7 for the purchase and customization of a utility van for the public works department. The van will be fitted with interior shelving …
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Photos: English Valleys Invite cross country
Girls and boys runners from Hillcrest Academy, Highland and Lone Tree participated in the English Valleys Invitational on September 14 at Knoll Ridge Country Club in North English. Click through …
Huskies come together for final two sets at Pekin
Needing a win in the fourth set to extend the match at Pekin on Thursday, the Highland volleyball team did more than just stay alive. They made a statement.  The Huskies torched the Panthers 25-9 in the fourth and carried that momentum into the fifth. A 15-9 win in the decisive set gave Highland a winning record at 4-3, and a 2-1 record in the SEISC North. 
Photos: Hillcrest volleyball home opener
The Hillcrest Academy Ravens  played  their volleyball home opener against Louisa-Muscatine on September 7, and won the match in four sets. Click through the photos for a look at the …
Photos: Mid-Prairie football Week 1
Mid-Prairie opened its football season on Friday, August 27, defeating West Burlington/Notre Dame by a score of 55-13. The victory boosted  the Golden Hawks to No. 7 in the Class 2A Des …
Ravens open season at Fairfield varsity quad
Without enough players to scrimmage 6-on-6, it was a tough transition for Hillcrest from pre-season practice to the 3A and 4A competition at the Fairfield Varsity Quad on Thursday, August 26. The Ravens dropped all six sets, but showed first-year coach Brandon Statler some positive things with a week to go before conference play begins. 
Lady Lions take fifth-place match at Keota Tournament
Lone Tree also finished the Keota Volleyball Tournament with a win after dropping both matches in pool play. The Lady Lions bounced back from losses to Mid-Prairie and Highland to defeat Tri-County …
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After two weeks of waiting, the Mid-Prairie football players were chomping at the bit before Friday night’s homecoming game.  They were ready to run.  The Golden Hawks finished …
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Cascade took Mid-Prairie to the fifth on Thursday, but the Cougars were unable to handle the serves of Golden Hawk freshman Dakota Mitchell in the decisive set of the match. 
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A week after picking up the first conference victory of their careers, the Hillcrest volleyball players were eight points away from their first conference sweep on Tuesday. Tied 17-17, Pekin scored …
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