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Six area Future Problem Solving teams headed to state …

Several area Future Problem Solving teams placed among the top teams at the FPS Regional Competition held in Iowa City on Jan. 10.  Teams of three or four students applied the six-step Future …

Fundraiser helps roll to nationals

More than 50 local supporters got the opportunity to test their wheelchair basketball skills at the Parkside Activities Center in Wellman on Saturday. The center hosted a three-on-three wheelchair …

Mid-Prairie archery club aims to be competitive

More than 55 students turned out for the first year of the Golden Hawk Archery Club. The team included 20 high school students and 35 from the middle school. The club began meeting in December, …

Adamson, Lasek lead Highland to district semifinal …

Playing on their home court for the final time, seniors Cole Adamson and Zack Lasek each scored 23 points to lead Highland to a 72-68 Class 1A-District 7 semifinal win Feb. 25 over North Cedar in …

A Musical Night

Mid-Prairie Middle School presented a choral concert at Mid-Prairie High School on Tuesday, Feb. 25.

Republicans praise Trump, tout accomplishments

On Friday night, members of the Washington County Republican Party gathered to raise money, discuss accomplishments and voice support for President Donald Trump. Keynote speaker Tana Goertz told …

Highland falls to Springville in district finals

Springville’s vaunted full-court pressure defense was on display Feb. 27 against Highland in the Class 1A-District 7 championship game in North Liberty. Highland was held to a season low 35 …

Devastating runs doom Lone Tree in semifinals

Prior to their Class 1A-District 7 boys basketball semifinal game with Springville Feb. 25, Lone Tree head coach Tom Squiers worked on how to defend Springville’s full-court pressure defense in …

Miller’s free throws launch Lions to district …

With just two seconds left on the clock, and Lone Tree trailing by a single point, Lone Tree’s Harmon Miller stepped to the line and hit two free throws to give the Lions a first-round playoff …

Highland’s Thompson ends ‘frustrating’ season at …

It can be unusual for an athlete to end their season at the sport’s highest level and not be pleased with the way the season turned out. That may the case for Highland junior wrestler Bryce …

From Superintendent to Cafeteria Worker

Mid-Prairie Superintendent Mark Schneider donned a hair net last week and went to work in the high school cafeteria as part of a program where administrators sub for workers who take personal days.

Boucher’s career ends with return appearance at …

In the 2019 Iowa State Wrestling Championships, Mid-Prairie’s Isaac Boucher, then a junior, lost his first match, but fought back to claim sixth place in the Class 2A, 195-pound weight …

Yeggy’s ‘late’ start ends in state tournament …

Highland senior Cael Yeggy proved that no matter when you get started competing in a sport, you can end it at the sport’s highest stage. Yeggy did not start wrestling at Highland until his …

Mid-Prairie 1970 Boys Basketball Anniversary

The 1970 Mid-Prairie boys basketball team was honored at halftime of the game versus Durant Feb. 11. The team was the Class 1A state runners-up. Not pictured: Byron Miller, Dick Ehrenfelt, Norman …