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Photo contest offers students gateway to appreciation, connection, and career

KALONA For middle and high school students attending Pathway, Hillcrest Academy, and Mid-Prairie schools (including the home school), the time has come to get out their cameras and submit photos … more

Bond reduced for Gingerich

WASHINGTON A Bond Review Hearing for Keegan Gingerich, 21, of Kalona, was held on Friday, Feb. 16 at which bond was reduced to $52,000 cash or surety. Bail was originally set for $100,000 cash … more

Free business support available in Washington County, lunchers learn

KALONA Whatever phase their business is in, from starting up to looking for an exit strategy, free business coaching is available to Washington County residents through the end of July 2024, Mary … more

The News takes home six state awards

The staff of The News was delighted and proud to be awarded in six categories of the 2024 Iowa Better Newspaper Contest on Thursday. Three first place plaques now grace their office: Best Sports … more

Kalona man arrested on stalking, sex charges

KALONA Keegan Gingerich, 21, of Kalona was arrested Thursday, Feb. 1 on five charges, including Class B, C, and D felonies. Bail has been set for $100,000 cash only. Complaints were filed with … more

Treat yourself! Love Kalona returns for year two

KALONA Life is like a box of chocolates, Forrest Gump’s mama said, and this Saturday in Kalona offers the opportunity to try a whole bunch of sweet treats. But unlike those mass-produced … more

Catholic talk radio station coming to Kalona

KALONA A new radio station is set to fill the airwaves this February, broadcasting from Kalona: KMHV 89.5 FM, Mary’s Holy Voice, talk radio for Catholic Living. Boasting 5500 watts of … more

Kalona hires new library director, adds observed holidays

KALONA “I started as a clerk when I was 15; it’s about time!” Olivia Kahler laughed when Ryan Schlabaugh recommended the city council approve her as the Kalona Public Library’s new … more

Saddle up, riders!

KALONA 67,585 miles of Iowa’s public roads are gravel, making up 60% of the state’s road system. And cyclists love them. Caleb Wilson is one of those cyclists. And because he lives in … more

Roundup affordable foods at new Golden Valley Ranch

KALONA With warmer temperatures and snow-free backroads, now is a great time to check out the new Amish grocery store, Golden Valley Ranch, in rural Kalona. The spacious new retailer celebrated … more

Iowa Family Counseling offers drop-in times, group counseling

KALONA Asking for help can be a scary, daunting task. Sometimes it is hard to know who to talk to or where to start. Licensed Social Worker and Clinical Therapist Latasha Cardenas at Iowa … more

2024 Iowa Pork Congress reflects suffering industry

DES MOINES This year’s annual Iowa Pork Congress, held Jan. 24-25, brought together pork producers, related businesses, and industry experts in Des Moines for two days of educational seminars, … more

Area businesses meet and greet at Iowa Pork Congress

United Animal Health Trent Torrance and Bob Altman traveled from Indianapolis to Des Moines to staff United Animal Health’s booth at the Iowa Pork Congress on Jan. 24-25. The Sheridan, … more

Local High Schooler extends his compassion for animals to area senior communities

KALONA & WELLMAN “I would say that human interaction is very important, but animals are unique in that they have absolutely no judgment,” Henry Yoder says. “The … more

Caucus goers make their choice: ‘Donald Trump!’

WELLMAN The negative three-degree temperature Monday night did not dissuade Republican caucus goers in Wellman from showing up at the Parkside Activities Center to express their presidential … more

Businesses at high risk for fraud, bank tells lunchers

KALONA CBI Bank & Trust takes fraud seriously because scammers “are abusing all of our customers, but commercial and business customers have a higher exposure than our personal customers,” … more

Residents spend week huddled in, digging out

KALONA Winter was off to a mild start in late 2023, with only two days of very light snow and a solidly green Christmas. But on the 37° evening of Monday, Jan. 8, rain turned to snow, and the … more

Kalona sets bid opening for Southtown Rec trailhead

KALONA A watermain leak on F Avenue has been repaired, two fire hydrants were recently replaced, and the DOT approved the city for a few speed feedback signs on Hwy 22. That’s interesting stuff, … more

Real piece of history in iron and spikes

KALONA A few feet of railroad track, just a piece of local history cut from the original rail line that created Kalona in 1879, was saved nearly a century later when all track left town, and then … more

2023: A retrospective

KALONA We may live in small towns where the pace of life is more relaxed, but that doesn’t mean that nothing happens. We are always in motion, tearing down the old, building the new, and … more
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