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Mid-Prairie school administrators are working on plans to offer distance learning opportunities for students while district buildings are closed.
Superintendent Mark Schneider told the school …
With state officials restricting gatherings to fewer than 10 people, many area churches have canceled in-person services. Some, however, are offering online alternatives.
3/20/20 01:18 PM
The United Way of Johnson and Washington Counties has a number of suggestions for anyone wanting to help during the COVID-19 crisis.
3/20/20 11:41 AM
This week’s PAWS & More animal shelter pet of the week is Nashville, an adult male treeing walker coonhound/vizsla mix who is described as a “free spirit.” Intelligent, …
3/19/20 12:16 PM
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.
Mid-Prairie Superintendent Mark Schneider sent an email to district parents Wednesday announcing details of a school lunch pick-up program offered to students while schools are closed.
3/18/20 02:59 PM
The city of Wellman is taking some precautionary measures in response to heightened awareness of the spread of the coronavirus.
As the week progressed, more and more places announced they were closing or modifying their operations.
On Monday, what started as a trickle of announcements became a flood.
3/18/20 02:15 PM
Following the governor’s recommendation, area schools are closing for the foreseeable future.
By JAMES JENNINGS and JIM JOHNSON |
3/18/20 02:05 PM
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 Middle School presented a choral concert at Mid-Prairie High School on Tuesday, Feb. 25.
On Feb. 24, the Mid-Prairie school board approved a 2020-21 school calendar that includes a spring break.
However, Superintendent Mark Schneider said he plans to conduct a survey after this …
At the behest of the school board two weeks ago, Mid-Prairie administrators met to discuss their facilities’ needs.
What they came back with Monday night was a list of projects totaling …
Callers who ask you to pay in a few hours or have power disconnected are not legitimate. But scammers are getting more sophisticated.
Alliant Energy has received reports from customers in …
2/19/20 02:34 PM
Do you know someone who would make a great Kid Captain?
Kid Captain is a partnership that began in 2009 between University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital and the Iowa Hawkeyes to …
2/18/20 02:13 PM
Fridays at 10:30 a.m. – Toddler time with Megan.
Feb. 17 – Library closed for Presidents’ Day
Feb. 29 – Trivia Night. Call for details.
New adult …
2/12/20 05:03 PM
Like any other district, the Mid-Prairie school district has a list of facilities wants and needs that far exceed its budget.
At the Jan. 27 school board meeting, board members heard an hour-long …
Elsa Schmidt did not know what to expect when she and her FFA students were called to gather in the Mid-Prairie High School library Thursday morning.
What she got was a $500 check and a plaque …
Kalona came back in usual style last Friday night by whipping the Wellman Wildcats 44 to 17.
Mr. and Mrs. S. D. Yoder entertained at a family dinner Sunday including Mr. and Mrs. Mose …
1/30/20 12:00 AM
NASA’s new Mars rover needs a name, and one submitted by a Mid-Prairie High School sophomore is in the running to be selected.
Last week, Lilou Beachy received word that she is one of 155 …