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Hills Bank donates nearly $7000 to local schools

This fall, Hills Bank donated $6,986.71 to Highland Community School District, Mid-Prairie Community School District, Lone Tree Community School District, and Hillcrest Academy as part of the … more

Mid-Prairie FFA attends conferences in Ankeny

Twenty members of the Mid-Prairie FFA attended the Ignite, Amplify and Transform Conferences in Ankeny at the FFA Enrichment Center on Saturday, Nov. 11. The Ignite Conference focused on … more

Mid-Prairie’s Frederick, Snider recognized by IASB

The Iowa Association of School Boards (IASB) presented the 2022- 23 Annual Board Awards on Nov. 16 during the IASB Annual Convention in Des Moines. The awards are given each year to board members, … more

Criticism heats up as new Mid-Prairie board takes seats

Criticism heats up as new board takes seats By Cheryl Allen The News WELLMAN Topping the agenda Monday night was acceptance of election results and retirement of the old board at … more

Kidsymphony preview inspires West Elementary students

WELLMAN If their responses after the conclusion of the concert were any indication, Mid-Prairie West Elementary students will be making sure the Middle School band has plenty of flute and … more

Optimists support Archery Club

Kalona Optimist President Ron Slechta on Nov. 16 presents a Check to Casey Peck and Jeremy Statler of the Golden Hawk Archery Club. The check is to help with supplies and training for over 100 … more

Veterans, student enlistees recognized at Mid-Prairie assembly

Mid-Prairie honored area veterans at their annual Veterans Day Assembly and Luncheon on Friday, Nov. 10. Numerous veterans from the community gathered, each stating their name and what they … more

Bond passage lifts spirits at Mid-Prairie

WELLMAN Exceeding the minimum number required to pass by 109 votes, Mid-Prairie’s general obligation bond referendum won solid approval by voters who turned out at the polls on Nov. 7. The $8.7 … more

Mid-Prairie enrollment drops for 2023-24

WELLMAN On Monday, Nov. 13, the Mid-Prairie school board’s regular meeting ranged over a variety of matters, but action was taken on just one: a School Budget Review Committee (SBRC) Budget … more

Mid-Prairie bond measure passes; Riverside councilperson loses seat to newcomer

KALONA Final results are in from Nov. 7’s school board and city council elections, although all results are unofficial until canvass. Locally, all but one incumbent kept their seats, and all … more

Mid-Prairie FFA attends National Convention

On Oct. 31, nine Mid-Prairie FFA members packed up and headed for Indianapolis to take part in the National FFA Convention. Members who attended were Tate Bombei, Elliott Debler, Peighton Ford, Carly … more

Mid-Prairie drama 'Into the Woods': a review

WELLMAN This past weekend, Nov. 3-5, the Mid-Prairie drama department put on their annual musical performance. This school year’s musical was, “Into the Woods”, with music by Stephen … more

A championship spirit

Just moments before Emmett Swartzentruber hit the finish line last Saturday, joyously pumping his arms to begin a Mid-Prairie party celebrating cross country history, seven Golden Hawk girls huddled … more

A great first quarter for the Mid-Prairie music department

The 5th grade band held a very successful meet and greet to start out the year with their director, Shawn Sandersfeld. It was great to see so many excited young musicians ready to start their band … more

Mid-Prairie Board of Education candidates

There are four open seats on Mid-Prairie’s Board of Education, all for four-year terms. These are at-large positions; only the top four vote winners will secure seats on the board. There are five … more

Drama production, construction progress delight Mid-Prairie board

Mid-Prairie’s school board meeting on Monday, Oct. 23 began in a spirited fashion with the costumed cast of “Into the Woods” performing a musical number for the board, led by Christi Meader and … more

Mid-Prairie celebrates homecoming with coronation, parade and more

Mid-Prairie held their homecoming parade on Wednesday, Sept. 13. After the parade finished, festivities transferred to the high school football field where the school held a powderpuff football … more

Football Opener: Golden Hawks Band

Mid-Prairie's band took the field just prior  to the Golden Hawks' football opener against Wilton on August 25 in Wellman. more

Future Problem Solvers

Mid-Prairie students Maelys Beachy (left) and Abrielle Kraus competed at the Future Problem Solving Program International conference in Massachusetts in June.   They shared their experience with … more
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