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Over the summer, when Mid-Prairie Home School Assistance Program teacher Laura Mallory came in for lunch, she usually had to wash a stubborn layer of dirt off her hands. She is the advisor of the …
By Molly Roberts |
9/23/20 03:53 PM
The Riverside city council convened on Sept. 21 at the city’s fire station to, among other resolutions, receive updates on the long-running 4th Street construction work and to finalize the …
By Christopher Borro |
9/23/20 03:48 PM
Highland Superintendent Ken Crawford told the board at Monday’s meeting, Sept. 14, that the district has no one with COVID-19, staff or students. “We have two quarantining,” he …
By Ron Slechta |
9/16/20 04:49 PM
Help for county residents in purchasing a home came Tuesday, Sept. 15, when the supervisors approved eight policy documents required by the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program.
9/16/20 04:49 PM
A survey of 51 Highland Community School teachers overwhelmingly showed that the hybrid learning model that has been in place since the start of school in late August has been …
By Paul D. Bowker |
9/16/20 04:42 PM
The Washington County Hospital and Clinics board of trustees will hold a public hearing on Thursday, Sept. 24 at 4 p.m. to address a proposed roofing upgrade.
The meeting will be held in the …
9/16/20 04:17 PM
The first agenda item of the Sept. 8 meeting of the Riverside City Council divided councilmembers over whether to approve a mass gathering event at a baseball tournament fundraiser.
Ellis Helmuth …
By Christopher Borro and Molly Roberts |
9/16/20 04:12 PM
Several local groups, including Pathway Christian School, Pleasantview, and others are teaming up to serve fall favorites, such as apple fritters, soft pretzels, and turkey steaks at the Taste of …
9/16/20 04:07 PM
Transmission equipment failure was the cause of a 5-hour power outage in the Kalona area Sunday morning, according Alliant Energy spokesman Morgan Hawk.
Hawk said that Alliant first got a …
9/14/20 05:08 PM
The Iowa Department of Public Health has been awarded a $17.9 million grant over two years to address the use of opioids and psychostimulants, such as methamphetamines.
The grant was awarded by …
9/10/20 03:36 PM
Washington County 4-H’ers are reminded 4-H record books need turned in to 4-H club leaders soon.
Members should be in touch with club leaders for specific club deadlines during the …
9/10/20 03:22 PM
This week’s PAWS & More pet of the week is Good Burger, a young male domestic short hair and tabby mix. He has an orange/red coat and a white stripe up his nose. He is neutered, house …
9/10/20 03:03 PM
A pair of high snaps proved to be the undoing of the Highland Huskies, as they fell to the Wilton Beavers 36-30 at home this past Friday night.
The first came in the second quarter after Luke …
By James Jennings |
9/2/20 11:43 AM
The appointment of Molly Roberts as news editor of The News was announced this week by Publisher Ronald C. Slechta.
“We are pleased to have someone of her ability and writing skills to join …
9/2/20 11:11 AM
Absentee ballot request forms are being mailed by a number of groups and organizations. These are legitimate request forms.
Regardless of how many absentee ballot requests you have already …
By Dan Widmer |
8/26/20 12:17 PM
This week’s PAWS & More pet of the week is Spanky, a small 2-year-old female domestic medium hair and Torbie mix. She is described as a sidekick. Like all sidekicks, Spanky is just plain …
8/26/20 12:04 PM
Highland schools kicked off their 2020-21 year with a hybrid learning model Monday.
For about half of the students, Monday was their first day of school. Tuesday was the first day for the other …
By James Jennings |
8/26/20 11:33 AM
The Kalona Creamery is serving as a drop-off location for donation to families devastated by the Aug. 10 derecho.
Items needed include:
8/20/20 09:40 AM
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig has been collaborating with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, farmers and farm organizations, and …
8/19/20 03:02 PM
The Riverside City Council completed its second reading of proposed changes to the Code of Ordinances at its meeting last night, including a new chapter regulating the sale and use of …
By Kalen McCain |
8/19/20 03:00 PM