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Golden Hawks Football Camp

Mid-Prairie’s football players took to the practice field this past week for the school’s annual football camp. The camp took place August 3 through 6 under the direction of head coach … more

Greiner resigns as Mid-Prairie baseball coach

Andy Greiner, the 2020 River Valley Conference Coach of the Year, has resigned as head coach of the Mijd-Prairie High School baseball team. Greiner submitted his resignation this past … more

Mid-Prairie board balks at half-time recommendation

It’s back to the drawing board for Mid-Prairie administrators. At the tail end of a three-hour meeting Monday night, Mid-Prairie school board members balked at the administration’s … more

Mid-Prairie plans for first day of school

Speaking to board members Monday, Mid-Prairie Superintendent Mark Schneider affirmed his intention to begin school on Monday, Aug. 24, though he said the situation was still fluid and changes could … more

Golden Hawks sitting on top of River Valley Conference

The Golden Hawks baseball team posted another strong week, going 3-1 and moving to a 9-3 overall record. Mid-Prairie sits atop the River Valley South standings with a 7-1 record.   June … more

Mid-Prairie High School 2020 seniors receive diplomas

After not having been able to gather in school since before spring break, the Mid-Prairie High School class of 2020 were together one last time on Sunday to receive their diplomas. Speakers … more

Mid-Prairie may adjust calendar

Mid-Prairie administrators are recommending a slight adjustment to the district’s 2020-21 calendar. At Monday’s school board meeting, Superintendent Mark Schneider said that … more

A Source of Smiles

Following nearly three months of continued publicity, Mid-Prairie’s newest social media star, Busy Bear, is stepping out of the limelight. The giant teddy bear started as Superintendent Mark … more

A Year Like None Other

When students left school on the afternoon of Friday, March 13, they were looking forward to a week off for spring break. No one knew that it would be the last day of in-person school for the rest of … more

End of school year lunch programs wind down

As the school year ends, free student lunch programs provided during remote classes are winding down after serving approximately 2,300 meals at Lone Tree, more than 20,000 at Highland and nearly … more

Governor closes schools until August

Gov. Kim Reynolds announced this morning that all of the state’s schools will remain closed for the rest of the school year. Reynolds made the announcement during her Friday morning press … more

MPHS starts mandatory online learning

With schools closed through April 30, Mid-Prairie High School began mandatory online instruction this week. Principal Jay Strickland explained the district’s decision to opt for mandatory … more

School closures extended through April

With Gov. Kim Reynolds’ order last week to extend school closures through the month of April, schools were told they must inform the state whether their distance learning will be voluntary or … more

Mid-Prairie teacher using 3-D printer to make face shields

The Mid-Prairie community is making a contribution to the effort to supply personal protective equipment (PPE) to area healthcare providers. Middle school teacher Terra Huber, who is part of the … more

Schools may close for longer

Hopes for area students to return to school in mid-April are quickly fading. Area school superintendents are waiting for a definitive decision by Gov. Kim Reynolds, but they see school closures … more

School Lunch Distribution

Sarah Kauffman hands bags with lunches to a parent in downtown Kalona on March 25. Larry Hershberger logs the information while others wait in line for lunches. Kauffman and Hershberger are bus … more

Area schools set for lunch pickups

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 … more

All Jazzed Up

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. more

FFA competes in ag obstacle

On Feb. 28, the Mid-Prairie FFA chapter held the 21st annual FFA Ag Obstacle assembly at the high school. The FFA officers shared information about the chapter and events throughout the … more
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