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IOWA CITY The Johnson County Board of Supervisors approved the vacation of a portion of 530th Street SW during its formal voting session May 12. The action, requested months ago by …
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RIVERSIDE The scheduled work on Riverside’s extensive Third Street project has been slowed due to a delay on preliminary work needed to be done on gas lines by MidAmerican Energy. Brian …
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Two Riverside dog breeders have been listed in the Humane Society of the United States annual list of the nation’s 100 worst dog breeders. Lloyd Yoder, Valleyview Premium Puppies, and Loren …
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"Plants for the Cure"

Team Breast Friends held their 10th annual plant sale and vendor market, “Plants for the Cure” at the Johnson County Fairgrounds on May 14. Plants are donated by local supporters, and all …
Photos: River Valley Conference track championships
The Mid-Prairie girls and boys track teams finished  one-two at the River Valley Conference championship meet May 5 in Monticello. The Golden Hawks will compete in a Class 2A state qualifier …
Photos: Golden Hawks face Comets at Hillcrest
Mid-Prairie fell to 7-5 on the season with a 1-0 loss to West Liberty at Hillcrest Academy on Tuesday, May 10.  Comet Freshman Jessica Madrigal scored the game's only goal with 15 minutes …
Hillcrest Academy Banquet 2022
Hillcrest Academy held their banquet on May 7.
Lone Tree Prom 2022: A night in Hollywood
Lone Tree held their prom on Saturday, April 30.
51st Annual Kalona Quilt Show & Sale
The quilt to the right was selling for $13,200 and the quilt on the right for $5,500 at the Kalona Quilt Show & Sale on April 28-30.
Photos: Highland, Hillcrest and Lone Tree at Ekstrand Relays
The Lone Tree girls finished third out of 10 teams in Class B at WACO’s Ekstrand Relays on Thursday, led by first-place finishes from Rylee Shield in the 400-meter dash (1:04.37) and Vivian …
Sports
Collin Miller, pictured pitching agains Durant in 2021, was Mid-Prairie's opening day starter in a 4-3 win at Muscatine.
MUSCATINE For Kyle Mullet, replacing six starters seems like a daunting task. While the second-year Mid-Prairie baseball coach liked what he saw throughout preseason practices, the real test …
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A pair of Lone Tree freshmen experienced the state track & field meet for the first time over the weekend, while senior Kasey Chown wrapped up an outstanding athletic career by finishing 16th in …
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There was an enthusiastic crowd of Lone Tree fans on hand to watch the Lions compete in the shuttle hurdle relay at the state track & field meet on Thursday.  Nearly the entire Lone Tree …
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