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IOWA CITY At least three road construction projects in southwestern Johnson County are set to take place in the new year. Greg Parker, Johnson County Engineer and head of Secondary Roads, told …
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IOWA CITY Johnson County’s Community and Food Grant program drew a whopping 126 applications totaling more than $2.7 million in requested funds. The program, which is financed by American …
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RIVERSIDE Riverside residents have not encountered an increase in water-usage rates since 2015. That could be changing. At its first budget work session for Fiscal Year 2024 on Jan. 10, …
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Photo Galleries

Huskie Cheers!

The Highland Huskie junior cheerleader squad joined in with the high school cheerleaders during a halftime performance at Highland High School on January 13.
Santa Visits Riverside
Old Saint Nick made his way to Riverside on December 10, and there was a slew of parents who brought their children to meet with him at the local fire station. Santa arrived at the Riverside Fire …
Wellman's Light the Night
Kids enjoyed meeting Santa inside a shelter provided by Premier Portable Buildings, and every kid received a book from the Wellman-Scofield Public Library.  The library’s Carrie Geno …
Christmas in Kalona
Frosty temps didn’t stop hundreds of visitors from celebrating Christmas in Kalona on Dec. 3.  The YMCA was filled with 38 vendors; 500 walking stockings were passed out; and nearly 800 …
Lone Tree Winter Fest
Children were more than happy to meet with Santa at Lone Tree Winter Fest on Nov. 26.  
Photos: Ravens host Regina in scrimmage
Hillcrest Academy hosted Regina Catholic in the Achieve Challenge on Saturday. Grant Bender led the Ravens with 14 points.
Riverside's Demo Derby
Saturday, Oct. 29 was a gorgeous fall evening, and the turnout was good for Riverside’s Demo Derby.  Sponsored by the Riverside Area Community Club (RACC) and the City of Riverside, …
Sports
The painful moment came early in Hillcrest Academy’s boys basketball game against Lone Tree on Jan. 17. “Two minutes into the game,” Hillcrest senior forward Grant Bender said, …
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The Highland and Mid-Prairie wrestling teams took the trek down to Colfax last Saturday to compete in the Colfax-Mingo Girls Tournament.  As the regular season comes to a close, this …
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With the regular season winding down the Ravens honored its seniors when they hosted fellow Superconference member Louisa-Muscatine last Friday. Hoping to get a win in its last home game of the …
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