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Hills Bank makes Classroom Cash donations to local …

Hills Bank, as part of its Classroom Cash program, recently donated $1,302.55 to the Highland Community School District, $804.43 to Hillcrest Academy, $650.53 to the Lone Tree Community School …

Color-me Contest Champions

A total of 50 children entered the contest this year, with each participant receiving a free ice cream cone or cookie, courtesy of JW’s Foods of Kalona.  Color-Me contest champions …

Riverside Tree Walk

The Riverside Chamber of Commerce’s inaugural tree walk held at Copper Ridge Creek event center on Dec. 14 and 15.  The tree walk continues this weekend, Dec. 21 and 22, from 4-8 p.m. at …

Santa rides into Riverside

Santa skipped the sleigh and rode in a Riverside Fire Department truck to get to the fire station where he was greeted by dozens of children.

Christmas in Kalona draws big crowds

People came out in droves for Saturday’s Christmas in Kalona celebration. Organizers said that pleasant weather played a big part in making this year’s festival a …

Mid-Prairie dance team holds state competition …

The Mid-Prairie dance team held a rehearsal of their three state meet routines on Monday night.  They showcased their jazz, pom and hip hop routines prior to the state dance competition in …

Debating the Issue

The question was: Should cellphones be allowed at Highland schools? Two three-person teams were lined up on each side of the question. The status quo team – Ryan Vandenberg, Lucy Bell and …