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Riverside to talk expanding noise code

The Riverside City Council plans to discuss a comprehensive expansion to its noise ordinance at the next council meeting on June 1. The proposed changes – drawn from Coralville, West Liberty … more

Iowa falls short of WHO guidelines for reopening

Iowa fails to meet the World Health Organization’s latest guidelines for reopening businesses and other facilities, Johns Hopkins University reported.  States should have positive … more

Reynolds to consult with board this week on fate of 2020 Iowa State Fair

The Grand Concourse at the Iowa State Fair, seen from the Skyglider in August 2018. (Photo by Kathie Obradovich/Iowa Capital Dispatch) Gov. Kim Reynolds said Tuesday she will set up a call … more

Federal coronavirus aid posed barriers to rural small businesses, lawmakers hear

The Strand Theater in Grinnell, Iowa, is a central business on Main Street. (Photo courtesy of Grinnell Chamber of Commerce) Rural small businesses have largely missed out on federal … more

Wellman Golf League

WEEK 1 STANDINGS Stutsman Inc., 3 points Freeman Foods, 3 points Moody Drifters, 3 points City Sewer, 3 points JP Shooting, 3 points Capper Auto, 0 points Bob’s Drywall, 0 … more

Three-city food pantry set for Saturday

The cities of Riverside, Kalona and Wellman will again join forces to provide food for those in need. A combined drive-up food pantry will be held from 9-11 a.m., Saturday at the Kalona city shop, … more

Annual Iowa Mennonite Relief Sale canceled

The executive committee of the Iowa Mennonite Relief Sale unanimously decided to cancel the 41st annual sale, scheduled for May 29 and 30 at the Johnson County Fairgrounds, as a result of the … more

Funeral director helps deal with D.C. COVID-19 deaths

Mark Beatty has long been accustomed to death, but nothing on the scale of what he’s seen since volunteering to join a group of 10 volunteer funeral directors in Washington D.C. The … more

A subdued Memorial Day celebration

The crowds were smaller  at Memorial Day events, but area residents still honored those who have died in wars. The only formal ceremony was at Sharon Hill Cemetery in Kalona, where the … more

Pet of the Week

This week’s PAWS & More pet of the week is Snowball, a small, young female domestic shorthair. Snowball is a playful and fearless feline, curious about everything and afraid of nothing. Her … more

Hunting, fishing license sales surge amid pandemic

Iowans looking for a break from isolation brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic bought far more hunting and fishing licenses than usual, state records show. Those sports, and visiting parks and … more

Reynolds ‘laying in wait’ for virus updates but she won’t return to announcing daily case numbers

  Iowans who are closely watching the state’s COVID-19 website for data on cases in their area will have to take a break over the Memorial Day weekend as the site goes down … more

Iowa restaurants raise prices as meat, to-go containers become harder to stock

Some Iowa restaurant owners said they are raising their menu prices as the cost of supplies like meat and to-go containers rise due to supply chain strains during the COVID-19 … more

Take the stage: Drama, school classes join baseball and softball in June 1 restart

Iowa schools beginning June 1 will be able to offer classes and activities such as drama and science camps, Gov. Kim Reynolds announced Thursday.  High-school baseball and softball seasons … more

Kalona pool won’t open right away

Gov. Kim Reynolds announced last week that public pools will be allowed to open for lessons and laps only. However, the Kalona pool, which is operated by the Washington County YMCA, will remain … more

Hillcrest Academy opts for a virtual commencement

Hillcrest Academy is moving forward with plans for a virtual commencement ceremony. On Monday, Hillcrest Principal Dwight Gingerich said that the graduation committee met on May 14 and decided on … more

Pet of the Week

This week’s PAWS & More pet of the week is Batman, a buff/tan  adult male domestic short hair. Batman is a chill kitty who dreams of his own Gotham City. He would adapt well to an … more

Wellman-Scofield Public Library News

Even though the library is currently closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are processing and cataloging books to begin curbside pickup and our eventual reopening. Continue to access our … more

Highland board approves asbestos removal contract

The Highland school board approved a $42,000 contract Monday evening to remove asbestos found in the building during renovations. The discovery of asbestos ground work on the heating, air … more

Neighbors Helping Neighbors

The cities of Kalona, Riverside and Wellman teamed up for a third pop-up food pantry, distributing 186 boxes of food – more than 5,000 pounds – to area residents. The cities are planning a fourth pop-up food pantry on May 30. more
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