News
RIVERSIDE At a time when construction work on a $3.2 million water main project is giving Riverside’s Third Street a new look, the city is also facing major repair and renovation work at its …
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Thank you to the Kalona Optimist Club for sponsoring the Kalona Fall Festival bike giveaway. Kinsley Boshart and Tinly Scheiger were the winners this year!  Congratulations!
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Several hundred books were donated in the joint Kalona Optimists and Rotary clubs 1-week book drive as part of their “Celebrate Community” effort. Mid-Prairie East Elementary principal …
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Photo Galleries

Highland Homecoming Parade

The Highland Huskies celebrated Homecoming Boom Night on Sept. 21 at the Ainsworth Ball Field.  The parade started in downtown Ainsworth, followed by announcement of the King and Queen, Ethan …
Kalona Fall Festival
The Kalona Fall Festival had a great turnout this weekend, September 23 and 24. See more in this weeks paper!
Iowa Trappers Convention
Iowa Trappers Convention took place on September 9 and 10 at the Washington County Fairgrounds. For more information you can go to: www.iowatrappers.com/convention.
Lions vault past HLV
Scoring Summary HLV: Brody Sternhagen 3 run  (Kyler Gorsh run) LT:  Jader Sanchez 6 pass from Ethan Bockelman (Sanchez kick) HLV: Sternhagen 40 run (Camden Kennebeck kick) LT: …
Golden Hawks hold off Cobras 23-20
The Golden Hawks took advantage of redzone opportunities and got stops when they needed them in a 23-20 win over Sigourney-Keota on Friday.  “We made plays when we had to,” Mid-Prairie coach Pete Cavanagh said. “It was a gut check. And I'm happy, because the last couple of years, we may not have responded in these situations — and we did tonight.”
Community generosity on display at Feed the Kids benefit
On Saturday, August 27 at the Wellman Parkside YMCA, Mid-Prairie held its annual Feed the Kids Dinner and Auction. Each year, young children suffer from food insecurity, and nine years ago the …
Sports
A few early mistakes snowballed for Lone Tree in a 54-14 loss at Winfield Mt. Union on Friday.  The Lions took an early 7-0 lead, but a turnover, penalties, and a failed fourth down …
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Emmett Swartzentruber found himself in an unusual position on Monday, with no one to chase at the halfway point of the Clipper Cross Country Classic. It remained that way for …
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Amara Jones isn’t usually a factor in the scoring. The Mid-Prairie senior, who is working her way back after an injury, has typically finished eighth or ninth among her teammates this …
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