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Washington County crowns fair queen

Carmen Sieren, an upcoming Senior at Mid-Prairie won the title of Washington County Fair Queen. more

Drinking water advisory lifted in Kalona

As of July 16, 2021, the Washington County Health Department has lifted the Drinking Water Health Advisory for the City of Kalona. Water sample results have been under the Environmental Protection … more

Washington Co. Public Health seeks new director

In the final agenda item of the Washington County Board of Health meeting on July 15, Washington County Public Health administrator Danielle Pettit-Majewski tearfully confirmed her resignation from … more

Kalona Golf Club gets pop of color from flowers

For over 20 years, Ward Niffenegger has taken care of the flowers at the Kalona Golf Club — planting, weeding, watering, building flower beds and generally keeping the course looking beautiful. … more

Wooden Wheel celebrates 10 years

Wooden Wheel Vineyards and Winery celebrated its 10-year anniversary with an open house on Thursday, July 15, providing wine, food and good company for their loyal customers. The event was held in … more

Photos: Flags welcome Tunnel to Towers memorial

The Kalona Optimist Club took 100 flags to the Washington County Fairgrounds on Sunday to welcome the Tunnel to Towers 9/11 Never Forget mobile exhibit to the fair.  more

Gray sentenced to 15 years

Cristina Gray, 35, of Riverside received a prison sentence of up to 15 years and must serve a minimum of three after being convicted of violating the Sex Offender Registry, second or subsequent … more

Recorder’s office sees five-year high in transactions

With 1,601 documents recorded for the fiscal 2020-21 quarter, Washington County’s recorder’s office reflects the national trend of increased real estate activity. The documents record … more

Paul Family Bluegrass to perform July 16-18

Paul Family Bluegrass from Trout Creek, Michigan, will be one of the featured gospel singers at the 34th Annual Kalona Bluegrass Festival July 16, 17 and 18 at the Windmill Ridge Campground south of … more

English Valleys History Center to host free concert

At the end of the North English Fun Days weekend, the English Valleys History Center will be offering a free concert to the community at the North English City Park on Sunday afternoon, August 1, at … more

Nominations accepted for Kalona Community Awards

The City of Kalona is seeking nominations for the 9th Annual Community Awards. A nomination form can be found on page 9A and cityofkalona.org. The deadline for submitting nominations is Monday, … more

Rockin’ River concerts resume at Bunker Mill bridge

The Rockin’ River Concert series  at the Bunker Mill bridge, 1298 Popular Blvd., Kalona, has resumed, according to Scott Allen. They are being held every Tuesday evening in July (weather … more

Two Kalona residents receive donor kidneys

Two Kalona residents have recently undergone kidney transplant surgery, but both received their kidneys from different types of donors. Carl Poe and his wife Deanna registered with the National … more

Kalona continues to address water quality

Water samples from Kalona showed increased levels of manganese in the city’s water supply at the beginning of the month. Results from July 3 showed the city had manganese levels of .347 mg/L, … more

Pet of the Week

This week’s PAWS & More pet of the week is Minnie, a young female Brittany Spaniel and Labrador Retriever mix. Minnie is described as a “sweet girl with lots of energy” and is … more

Kalona Library honors Anne Skaden

Current Library Director Trevor Sherping, left, and Olivia Kahler, Director of Youth Services, right, honored retired Library Director Anne Skaden, center, at the Kalona Public Library on Thursday … more

Casey Peck wins Woman of Achievement Award

Last month, Casey Peck, general manager of KCTC, was awarded the HER Magazine Woman of Achievement Award, recognizing her work and leadership in the telecommunications field. HER Magazine is a … more

Keeping History Alive at new summer camp

This year marks the first Kalona Historical Society Summer Camp, which took place at the Kalona Historical Village during the weeks of June 14, 21, and 28. The camp was offered to kids entering … more

Julie Chown values relationships when buying and selling houses

Julie Chown of Ruhl & Ruhl Realtors has lived in Lone Tree for over 40 years, which has influenced her career as a real estate agent in that she has expertise and enjoys working with clients in … more

Washington Co. schedules road work

The Washington County Engineer’s Office has contracted URETEK USA, Inc. of Tomball, Texas to complete some rehabilitation work on the approaches at the West Fork Crooked Creek Bridge on Coppock … more
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