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IC Repair, a 100% volunteer-operated group, will be team up with the City of Iowa City and other agencies, to hold a repair event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, July 21, at East Side Recycling …
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The Johnson County Board of Supervisors recently purchased a 15-unit property for $1.7 million to be used for affordable housing units. Located at 1102 Hollywood Boulevard in Iowa City, these homes …
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Jon Green, Johnson County Supervisor
WASHINGTON With unanimous approval of an agreement between the county and the Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad Corporation, the supervisors formally approved the needed rail crossing on …
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Playoffs: Highland softball vs Sigourney

Highland was defeated by the hosting Sigourney Savages, 2-1, in a 1A Region 8 semifinal game on July 12.  The Huskies end their season with a 19-9 record and they say goodbye to  …
Highland went on the road and defeated the Calamus-Wheatland Warriors, 4-2, in a Class 1A Region 8 quarterfinal matchup on July 10.  The Huskies scored twice in the second and held …
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In the first round of the Class 1A playoffs, Hillcrest defeated the HLV Warriors, 5-4, on July 6.  Trailing by three, the Ravens scored four runs in the fifth to take the lead and this …
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Here's a look at Mid-Prairie's seniors in baseball and softball at Senior Night and other recent gamedays. SOFTBALL Gabi Robertson BASEBALL Bowen Burmeister Joe Hall …
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Huskies walked-off by Savages in defensive driven semifinals

SIGOURNEY   With a chance to advance to the regional final on the line the word of the day was defense.   Elite defense by both Highland and Sigourney made the home plate a little …
Sports

Ravens fall to Bears in hard fought playoff battle

KALONA It was a close contest on the baseball diamond befitting of the playoffs, as the hosting Ravens and the BGM Bears battled each other in hopes of extending their season.   With …

Lions growth filled season ends against No. 8 Savages

SIGOURNEY   Jacob Craven gathered his team in right field for one final post game huddle. Minutes after the Lone Tree prep baseball season ended, its first-year head coach wanted to …

Golden Hawks fall to West Liberty in home finale

KALONA On a night when Mid-Prairie celebrated its only senior softball player, Gabi Robertson, the Golden Hawks nearly stole a memorable win in their final home game of the season July 3. …
Obituaries
Edwin "Eddie" Joseph Miller
Edwin “Eddie” Joseph Miller was born Dec. 23, 1931, in Kalona, Iowa, the son of Noah J. and Lizzie (Lehman) Miller. In his youth he was baptized in the Old Order Amish Church and was a …
George Miller Jr
George Miller, Jr., 95, passed away peacefully Monday, July 8, 2024, at Parkview Manor in Wellman. George was born April 28, 1929, in Milford, Nebraska, the son of George S. and Katie Etta …
Kimberly Sue Swanson Meyer
Kimberly Sue Swanson Meyer, affectionately known as Kim to everyone, passed away peacefully on the morning of July 4, 2024, at her home near Keosauqua. Kim's journey began in Sigourney, Iowa, May 25, …
Robert Buford Adams
Robert (Bob) Buford Adams was born Dec. 28, 1954, in Newport, Rhode Island, to Lloyd and Paulina (Lambert) Adams. Bob moved to Iowa in 1986 so that he and his wife Linda and their young family could …
Jay P. Hulser
Jay P. Hulser, 64, of Kalona, passed away on Tuesday, July 2, 2024, at the University of Iowa Hospital following a sudden illness. He has been cremated and no services are planned. Memorial donations …
Web Extras
The 5 most popular international summer travel destinations in 2024
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Give Your Grilling Game a Flavor Boost: 3 tips to make summer meals deliciously memorable
(Family Features) Make sure your grill game is on fire this summer. The right prepping, seasoning and grilling techniques can help you serve your favorite foods.
Netflix cancels cheapest plan as subscribers have to choose
Giant Freakin Robot reports that Netflix is phasing out its cheapest ad-free subscription tier for existing subscribers and asking them to choose a new plan to stay tuned into the world's largest streamer.
How does sleep affect the weight loss journey? We asked a husband-and-wife team of medical experts
(BPT) - As a sleep medicine specialist, Dr. Christopher J. Allen knows well the importance of sleep health, which is not only defined by the number of hours the individual sleeps, but also the …
Hurricane Beryl’s rapid intensification to Category 5 is alarming: Here’s why more tropical storms are exploding in strength
Hurricane Beryl hit the island of Carriacou, Grenada, on July 1, 2024, with 150 mph sustained winds. NOAA Hurricane Beryl was the latest Atlantic storm to rapidly intensify, growing quickly from …