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Color in the egg and post it in your window! Place any stuffed bunnies in your windows if you have them.
Children can walk through their neighborhoods and count the eggs, and …
4/8/20 12:09 PM
Local food pantries are ramping up their efforts to assist residents during this time when many people have been forced to stay at home.
On Saturday, the city of Kalona held its own pop-up food …
Washington County has been ranking in the top five counties in Iowa with COVID-19 cases, but the county’s public health director says that is because the county has been more aggressive in …
Cities are taking action to close down more public places following Gov. Kim Reynolds’ Monday order.
During her Monday press conference, Reynolds ordered that playgrounds and campgrounds …
• Mid-Prairie school board: Second and fourth Mondays at 7 p.m. Will be using Zoom for meetings. Information for connecting will be available April 6.
• Highland school …
4/2/20 12:37 PM
Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate extended the absentee voting period to 40 days for Iowans who choose to vote by mail in the June 2 primary election.
As a response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Pate …
4/2/20 12:19 PM
Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate announced his office plans to mail an absentee ballot request form to every active registered voter in the state ahead of the June 2 primary.
The forms will be …
4/2/20 11:40 AM
It was a festive atmosphere in the parking lot of Kalona City Park Monday evening, with an almost tailgate party-like vibe.
On the picture-perfect spring night, teachers and staff brought their …
Tuesday marked the end of an era at the Kalona Public Library.
March 31 was the last day on the job for longtime Director Anne Skaden.
“Anne’s leadership at the Kalona Public …
Alliant Energy is temporarily suspending disconnections for all of Iowa and Wisconsin customers during the public health emergency related to the coronavirus outbreak.
In addition, the company …
4/1/20 12:55 PM
As many American businesses shut down or scale back their operations to prevent spreading the coronavirus, you may be wondering what you can do to help.
Even during a pandemic, there are ways to …
3/26/20 12:15 PM
The limits being placed on gatherings of more than 10 people and health officials urging social distancing, area churches have canceled in-person services, while some are offering online options for …
3/26/20 11:58 AM
Iowa officials said Monday that an analysis of the latest data on the spread of COVID-19 indicates the state is “not quite” at the point where a stay-at-home order is needed.
By Clark Kauffman, Iowa Capital Dispatch |
3/26/20 11:55 AM
Local school districts are finding ways to get meals to their students while district buildings are shut down.
This week, Mid-Prairie, Highland and Lone Tree school districts started lunch pickup …
By Jim Johnson and James Jennings |
3/26/20 11:42 AM
With state officials restricting gatherings to fewer than 10 people, many area churches have canceled in-person services. Some, however, are offering online alternatives.
3/20/20 01:18 PM
The United Way of Johnson and Washington Counties has a number of suggestions for anyone wanting to help during the COVID-19 crisis.
3/20/20 11:41 AM
This week’s PAWS & More animal shelter pet of the week is Nashville, an adult male treeing walker coonhound/vizsla mix who is described as a “free spirit.” Intelligent, …
3/19/20 12:16 PM
This week’s PAWS and More animal shelter pet of the week is Patricia. She is a small spayed, housetrained, female domestic short hair and dilute calico mix. Patricia is described as a …
3/5/20 01:21 PM
Iowa Capital Dispatch
This week marked a key committee deadline in the Iowa Legislature known as the “funnel.”
Most policy bills needed approval by a committee in either the House …
2/27/20 11:59 AM