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WELLMAN If Wellman residents want to keep their neighborhood grocery store, they will have to change how they shop. Instead of stopping in occasionally when they run out of butter or when … more

Wellman Fire hosts largest ever Tenderloin Meal

WELLMAN Wellman’s volunteer firefighters, assisted by their families, hosted another successful drive-thru tenderloin meal on Saturday, April 13. Their largest crowd to date followed directions … more

Wellman adopts FY25 budget, unsure about circus

WELLMAN Three of five council members turned out for Wellman’s city council meeting on Monday, April 16, at which the FY25 budget hearing was held without comment and adoption of said budget was … more

Future of Hills Elementary, students discussed at legislative briefing

KALONA Rep. Heather Hora and Sen. Dawn Driscoll held their last legislative briefing of the season on Friday, April 12, at the Kalona Historical Village, where they described myriad bills they … more

Wellman Fire celebrates Jim Millice’s 65 years of service

WELLMAN When Wellman’s volunteer firefighters gathered Monday night for a department photo, veteran firefighter Jim Millice had no idea he would be receiving an award as well. But when someone … more

Wellman holds tax hearing, approves repair estimates

WELLMAN The Wellman City Council met on a drizzly Monday night for two sessions, the first a public hearing to receive comments on the proposed property tax levy for FY25. The proposed tax rate is … more

One year later, a stormy reminder

On the afternoon of March 31 last year, a Friday, early spring winds howled across Iowa. Severe storms were in the forecast. Another typical late March day, right? The skies grew dark … more


WELLMAN At 4:22 p.m. Friday, Kari Honsey snapped one last photo of the massive funnel cloud on the southwest horizon and then headed down to the cellar. She grabbed her bicycle helmet, a granola … more

Mid-Prairie board gets serious about auditorium

WELLMAN The Mid-Prairie school board’s meeting March 25 consisted primarily of a work session, much of which was a discussion regarding building an auditorium at the high school; however, two … more

Wellman council ok’s property purchase

WELLMAN The City of Wellman has been contemplating the purchase of the lot located at 801 6th Street, a commercially zoned vacant lot with Highway 22 frontage that contains an LED sign. On Monday … more

Ramsey Creek Woodworks: quality design and craftsmanship for your next remodeling project

KALONA When folks drive by Ramsey Creek Woodworks on Hwy 1 just north of Kalona, they don’t always know what exactly the business does. Is it a furniture store or something? “We mainly do … more

Kalona Home Show prepared to dazzle March 22-23

KALONA Kalona has developed a reputation for quality home products and services, and on Friday and Saturday, March 22-23, many of them will be represented under one roof for the Kalona Home Show. … more

Hills Bank: a true community partner

HILLS Hills Bank is one of the largest banks in Iowa, something you might never guess given it is headquartered in Hills, a small town of fewer than 800 residents. Founded in 1904 by 19 local … more

That Jammin’ Jeep!

WELLMAN/KALONA Odds are good that you’ve seen it around, that gorgeous magenta-pink Jeep cruising across Highway 22 or up Highway 1. You might be wondering who owns it, or perhaps where you can … more

Water system continues to occupy Wellman council

WELLMAN How to best update Wellman’s aging water system continues to be a concern for the City of Wellman, and that topic consumed the majority of the city council’s time on Monday … more

Lime Creek Livewires 4-H Club kicks off 2024

WELLMAN The first official meeting of the Lime Creek Livewires 4-H year was held on Sept. 11, 2023, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Wellman. The club welcomed eight new members, which brought … more

Ordinance changes, speed signs in Wellman’s future

WELLMAN The City of Wellman looks to update three ordinances on the books pertaining to beekeeping, utility deposits, and to comply with new Iowa laws. The city council set public hearings for all … more

Wellman Library begins new chapter

WELLMAN When patrons return to the Wellman Public Library when it reopens on Friday, Feb. 23, they will be delighted to discover what it has become. Spacious. Calming. Inviting. A breath of fresh … more

Wellman Garden Club members share variety of experiences and interests

Ten ladies enjoyed a delicious lunch together at Wellman’s Senior Center on a chilly but sunny Thursday afternoon. After savoring their cheeseburger soup, relishes, Jell-o, rolls, and cake, they … more

Washington County Farm Bureau supports Mid-Prairie FFA

The Washington County Farm Bureau presented a $250 donation to the members of the Mid-Prairie FFA on Jan. 29. The presentation took place at the Washington vs. Mid-Prairie Basketball game in … more
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