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We hope everyone is enjoying the summer and finding a cool spot to do some reading.
If you have a request for a specific book, send an email to email@example.com or a surprise can be …
7/2/20 12:01 PM
This week’s PAWS & More pet of the week is Costner. Costner is a medium-sized, young, multi-colored, male Australian cattle dog/blue heeler mix. He is described as a free spirit. …
7/2/20 11:44 AM
All 2020 Iowa State Fair 4-H livestock and horticulture entries must be completed online through Fair Entry by July 10 at iowastatefair4hlivestock.fairentry.com.
Help sheets are available for …
7/1/20 04:04 PM
The Midwest Old Settlers and Threshers Board of Directors met on Tuesday, June 23 to decide the fate of the 2020 Old Threshers Reunion on Sept. 3-7.
The board considered the overall health and …
7/1/20 04:02 PM
After not having been able to gather in school since before spring break, the Mid-Prairie High School class of 2020 were together one last time on Sunday to receive their diplomas.
AARP Iowa says it is “outraged” by 11 COVID-19 deaths at an Iowa nursing home where symptomatic employees worked alongside vulnerable seniors. The organization is calling for immediate, …
By Clark Kauffman, Iowa Capital Dispatch |
6/26/20 03:03 PM
COUNCIL BLUFFS, IOWA - JUNE 11: A flag flies at the Southeast Iowa Renewable Energy ethanol facility prior to a visit from President Donald Trump on June 11, 2019 in Council Bluffs, Iowa. With …
Perry Beeman, Iowa Capital Dispatch |
6/26/20 02:58 PM
This week’s PAWS & More pet of the week is Kansas, a young, male domestic short hair and tabby mix. Kansas is new to the shelter but has already shown everyone he has a lot of love to give. …
6/24/20 12:52 PM
Mid-Prairie administrators are recommending a slight adjustment to the district’s 2020-21 calendar.
At Monday’s school board meeting, Superintendent Mark Schneider said that …
As of June 18, the ownership of The News has been transferred to Slechta Communications, Inc (Ron and Helen Slechta) from Jim and Bridget Johnson, dba Johnson Iowa Media.
Slechta Communications …
6/24/20 10:58 AM
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds speaks at a press conference on March 16, 2020.
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds signed a COVID-19 liability bill into law on Thursday, granting businesses, nursing homes and …
By Linh Ta, Iowa Capital Dispatch |
6/22/20 12:53 PM
The Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals is responsible for inspecting food establishments such as grocery stores, restaurants and convenience stores, as well as food processing plants, …
By Clark Kauffman, Iowa Capital Dispatch |
6/22/20 12:52 PM
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds updates the state's response to the coronavirus outbreak during a news conference at the Statehouse on June 18, 2020, in Des Moines, Iowa. ( Photo by Charlie …
By Kathie Obradovich, Iowa Capital Dispatch |
6/22/20 12:49 PM
Five members of the Pathway Christian School Class of 2020 received their diplomas during a ceremony held at Upper Deer Creek Mennonite Church Saturday.
Administrator Lawrence Schlabach urged the …
The summer reading program is underway. Watch the website for activities: www.wellmanlibrary.org.
Curbside pickup is available. Call or email to request books for pickup 319-646-6858 or …
6/17/20 02:07 PM
Following nearly three months of continued publicity, Mid-Prairie’s newest social media star, Busy Bear, is stepping out of the limelight.
The giant teddy bear started as Superintendent Mark …
By Kalen McCain |
6/17/20 01:58 PM
This week’s PAWS and More pet of the week is Bodean, an adult male coonhound. Bodean is described as a ‘go-getter.’ Want to get more exercise? Action is his middle name. His …
6/17/20 11:53 AM
The Kalona and Wellman city councils each agreed Monday to split the cost of housing an ambulance in the northern tier of Washington County.
According to the agreement approved by both councils, …
Talks to house a full-time ambulance crew in the northern tier of Washington County are continuing despite Riverside dropping out of the discussion.
Kalona City Administrator Ryan Schlabaugh said …
Mid-Prairie school administrators have begun work on the state-mandated “return to learn” program that must be submitted by July 1.
At Monday’s school board meeting, …