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Hruby ready to tackle the challenges of middle school

Rob Hruby is entering his first year as principal at Mid-Prairie Middle School during an unsteady time, with the pandemic still affecting school and students just craving a return to normal. But … more

Mid-Prairie choir students prepare for All State Choir

Select Mid-Prairie High School choir students recently participated in a two-day camp at Central College in Pella, Iowa to prepare for All-State choir auditions. The All-State choir is a yearly … more

M-P school board gets facilities updates

At their regular meeting on Monday, Aug. 9, the Mid-Prairie Board of Education received updated information about facilities plans from Carl A. Nelson, Inc., including updated cost projections for … more

Rath Named First Team

One night this summer, Mid-Prairie baseball star Aidan Rath danced home with the winning run in a walk-off victory that gave the Golden Hawks a second consecutive district championship. Another … more

From teaching & coaching to Mid-Praire admin

Greg Jergens is one of three new principals joining the Mid-Prairie administration staff this school year, which he said is exciting more than anything. “Every time you form a new team, … more

M-P board sets legislative priorities

The Mid-Prairie Board of Education decided on their five Iowa Association of School Boards legislative priorities for the 2022 school year, including mental health, area education agencies, teacher … more

M-P board learns about financing options for potential facility upgrades

The Mid-Prairie Board of Education heard a presentation from Matt Gillaspie of Piper Sandler & Co. regarding the district’s financing options for possible facility plans during their … more

M-P FFA attends leadership conference

Each year the Southeast District and the Iowa FFA Officers plan and facilitate the Chapter Officer Leadership Training (COLT) Conferences for FFA members in the Southeast District. Davis County … more

New M-P principal excited to get to know students

Chuck Banks, the new Mid-Prairie high school principal, is eager for the students to return to classrooms from summer break — they’re the reason he became an educator, after … more

Mid-Prairie Homeschool Graduation

Mid-Prairie Students Celebrate Earth Day

As part of Mid-Prairie’s Earth Day Community Clean Up Day, third and fourth grade students picked up over 120 bags of trash and sticks at North Park in Wellman on Thursday, April 22.  … more

12 area girls wrestle in state tournament

In 2019 there were 87. In 2020 there were 350. And in 2021 there were 457 wrestlers who competed in the Iowa Girls State Wrestling tournament. Five years ago, there were less than 100 girls … more

A Running Faith

Race day always begins with a huddle. And a prayer. Less than 10 minutes before the Mid-Prairie girls cross country team was to successfully chase down a fourth consecutive state team title on … more

Mid-Prairie presents play seven months in the making

At long last, Mid-Prairie High School students and staff were finally able to present “Three Fairy Godmothers,” the play they’d started working on in February. The actors were … more

Front Runner

Danielle Hostetler chases golf carts. Really. Since late August, when Hostetler won her first high school cross country race in school-record time, the Mid-Prairie freshman has been chasing … more

Slam and Bam

Running back Kayden Reinier and Mid-Prairie’s offensive line sent a message on its very first play last Friday night against Central Lee. Reinier ran 45 yards for a first down before he was … more

Golden Hawks dominate league meet

The finish was indeed familiar. Danielle Hostetler cruised into the finish line area with another win in the River Valley Conference championships on Oct. 13 at Monticello High … more

Mid-Prairie Homecoming

Mid-Prairie celebrated its homecoming week with a number of activities, including the coronation ceremony, a power puff football tournament, kickball tournament and paintball battle. Kelby … more

1-2-3 Sweep

Danielle Hostetler ran 5 kilometers Monday. Then, she did it again. Battling a nagging hip injury, Hostetler, a freshman at Mid-Prairie, led a one-two-three Golden Hawks sweep in the girls … more
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