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RIVERSIDE The cost of season athletic passes will nearly double in 2024-25 at Highland High School. The Highland Community School Board approved activity and meal costs during its June 10 …
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WELLMAN Wellman’s Public Library hosted their second annual Summer Reading Kickoff event at Wellman’s North Park on Thursday, June 6, getting their summer reading program off to an …
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Photo Galleries

AmVets 19th Annual Car Show

KALONA The Sons of AmVets Squad #107 held their 19th annual vehicle show on Sunday, June 9 in Richmond, featuring cars new and old, tractors and motorcycles.
KALONA Tractors of all sizes paraded through Kalona during the Kalona Tractor Parade on Saturday, June 8. The tractors left Sinclair Tractor at 5 p.m. before reaching their final destination, …
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LONE TREE On Tuesday, June 11, the Lone Tree Lady Lions hosted the Highland Huskies.  The Huskies would go on to win 11-4.  See The News, dated Thursday, June 20, for the …
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LONE TREE On Tuesday, June 11, the Lone Tree Lions hosted the Highland Huskies. Lone Tree brought a 7-2 lead into the sixth inning before Highland scored seven runs, adding another 11 in …
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Huskie speedy baserunning overwhelms Danville

RIVERSIDE Highland’s speedy baseball baserunning sent Danville into a dizzy Monday night. When Colten Sypherd and Logan McFarland both reached base in the fourth inning, they executed …
Sports

Hillcrest’s seven runs in the seventh take down Highland

RIVERSIDE Familiar opponents met once again on the baseball diamond this past week when the Ravens went on the road to face off against the Huskies and through six innings it was anyone’s …

Lions string together back-to-back conference wins

LONE TREE There is no better place to break a losing streak than at home and that is exactly what the Lions did this past week. In front of their home faithful, Lone Tree collected their …

Highland softball makes quick work of Hillcrest

RIVERSIDE   Highland was aiming for back-to-back wins when conference opponent Hillcrest came to town for the first of their scheduled two matchups this season.   Scoring eight …
Obituaries
Verton Yoder
Verton Yoder, 78, of Mishawaka, Indiana, passed away June 4, 2024. Verton was born Jan. 26, 1946, to Katie and Ray Yoder in Kalona, Iowa. Verton worked for many years as a mechanic at …
Chantelle Danae Gingerich
Chantelle Danae Gingerich was born March 17, 1983, in Millersburg, Ohio, the daughter of Randall and Marilyn (Hershberger) Troyer.  She graduated from Marantha Christian School in 2001. …
Kevin Donald Neuzil
Kevin Donald Neuzil , 63 of Sioux City, passed away Monday, May 27, 2024 at Bickford Memory Care in Sioux City.  A celebration of life service will held at 4 p.m. Friday, June 14, 2024, at Meyer …
Janis K. Fuhrmeister
Janis K. Fuhrmeister, 76, of Lone Tree, passed away Saturday, June 8, 2024, at Stirlingshire of Coralville.  Visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 12, 2024, from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. …
Keith Hoskins
Keith Hoskins of Wellman was born Jan. 17, 1927, in Jefferson County, the son of Moses and Vera (Leppert) Hoskins. Keith served in the United States Army from October 1946 to May 1947. After the …
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The culinary comeback of cottage cheese
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Why do astronomers look for signs of life on other planets based on what life is like on Earth?
Why do astronomers look for signs of life on other planets based on how life is on Earth? Couldn’t there be totally different kinds of life on other planets?