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One of the best ways to support your local economy during this time is to order food for pickup or delivery, get groceries, purchase gift certificates for later use, or purchase from local stores …
3/26/20 11:59 AM
A “non-direct care staff member” at Pleasantview Home has tested positive for COVID-19.
Pleasantview Executive Director Jeffrey Schmidt confirmed in a Monday statement that case was …
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
On any given morning, you can walk through the doors of Mid-Prairie High School and hear some upbeat jazz music drifting down the hallways.
Mid-Prairie Superintendent Mark Schneider sent an email to district parents Wednesday announcing details of a school lunch pick-up program offered to students while schools are closed.
3/18/20 02:59 PM
The city of Kalona is following the county’s lead and joining other area towns closing their city halls.
As the week progressed, more and more places announced they were closing or modifying their operations.
On Monday, what started as a trickle of announcements became a flood.
3/18/20 02:15 PM
Following the governor’s recommendation, area schools are closing for the foreseeable future.
By JAMES JENNINGS and JIM JOHNSON |
3/18/20 02:05 PM
There is a new building going up in the 600 block of B Avenue in downtown Kalona.
The new structure is being built by Steve Maxon, who owns Max-Cast Sculpture and Foundry Services, which is …
Zorica Pilipovic came to the United States from Croatia as a 15-year-old who spoke little English in 1998.
Before coming to the United States, Pilipovic lived on her own two years in the forest in …
On Monday night, the Kalona City Council passed a nearly $3.7 million budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1.
As part of that budget, the overall property tax levy will go down.
The Kalona Public Library will have a new director in April.
At Monday’s meeting, the City Council approved the recommendation from the Library Board to hire Trevor Sherping to replace Anne …
State Rep. Jarad Klein (R-Keota) welcomed James Graham of Kalona with the Iowa Communications Association to the Iowa House of Representatives last week. Graham was visiting the Capitol to meet with …
2/20/20 12:00 AM
Callers who ask you to pay in a few hours or have power disconnected are not legitimate. But scammers are getting more sophisticated.
Alliant Energy has received reports from customers in …
2/19/20 02:34 PM
Valentine’s Day is the busiest day of the year for Kalona’s newest flower shop
Do you know someone who would make a great Kid Captain?
Kid Captain is a partnership that began in 2009 between University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital and the Iowa Hawkeyes to …
2/18/20 02:13 PM
There is still plenty of time to pick up a bingo card for the winter reading program. Stop by for more details and pick up a card.
Preschool Storytime every Wednesday at 10:30 …
2/12/20 05:03 PM
There was some confusion among Democratic caucus goers regarding the procedures for Monday’s caucus at Mid-Prairie Middle School in Kalona, but in the end, Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont came …