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Lone Tree’s Freshest Graduates

Lone Tree preschoolers celebrated graduation on May 24. more

Memorial Day Services

Pet of the Week

Midnight a busy cat. And she’s available for adoption at PAWS & More! First, Midnight might first check on what’s happening outside the window. Then she’ll explore to see if … more

Veterans: still time to sign up for local video project

On May 19th and 20th, the cities of Kalona and Wellman will be collaborating with locally based Storyline Multimedia to offer area Veterans an opportunity to share their military experience.   … more

Significant Bills Signed into Law in 2023 Legislative Session

Thursday, May 4 marked the end of Iowa’s 2023 legislative session.   Though many sighed in relief that some bills did not end up on the governor’s desk, other bills survived scrutiny … more

Pet of the Week

Salinger came to PAWS & More after living alone in a wooden cage stacked with many other cages of cats in a house. In the past few months, Salinger has become more comfortable meeting new people … more

Lil Racer Car Visits Lone Tree

On April 14, Mitch Swinton, Lil Racer Car Club director, and race car driver Frank Mason of Cedar Rapids presented to the fourth-grade students at Lone Tree Elementary. The presentation included how … more

USDA offers disaster assistance to farmers in Iowa impacted by recent tornadoes 

Agricultural operations in Arkansas, Indiana, Iowa and Wisconsin have been significantly impacted by recent tornadoes and severe storms that caused widespread and extensive destruction across those … more

Area fire departments raised over $100,000

Locals attending fundraisers by area fire departments gave an average of $20 to $21 in freewill donations.  Over $100,000 were raised between the Kalona, Wellman and Riverside pancake and … more

Post-Tornado News and Resources

Mid-Prairie Students and Staff Help Following Tornado On Thursday, April 6, 211 Mid-Prairie High School students and 52 staff members helped with recovery efforts following the EF-4 tornado that … more

Introducing Stephanie Stimmel: Area’s newest realtor is a familiar face

ce asked you to “open” is now hosting open houses.  Say hello to Stephanie Stimmel, our area’s newest realtor. “It was kind of a scary move, but it was just one of … more

Local shelter locations for severe weather

Not everyone has a secure place in their homes to take shelter during severe weather.  If you do not have access to a basement or other secure interior location, consider these public … more

Tornados damage dozens of properties, clean-up efforts begin

A worrisome weather forecast gave way to sirens and alarms as local residents sought shelter late afternoon on Friday, March 31.  Dark skies, rain, hail, and funnel clouds were observed and … more

She’s the one

Jessica Howard knew someone would receive the award; she just didn’t believe it would be her.  “I checked the website compulsively [so I could] congratulate whoever won because I … more

Severe Weather Awareness Week is March 27-31

Severe Weather Awareness Week, March 27-31, is an opportunity to highlight the importance of being aware of, and prepared for, severe weather.  It is also an ideal time to review your … more

Pet of the Week

Nine year old Athena needs a calm home so that she can feel comfortable with her routine. She may have some dementia, but she is the sweetest girl. Athena has a strong prey drive for cats, but would … more

‘Underperforming’ Assessment of downtown Lone Tree not sugarcoated

“One thing we always like to start with on these visits is we try to be brutally honest,” James Engle told the group gathered at MERGE in Iowa City on Wednesday afternoon.  “We … more

A dangerous consequence of public-notice bill: Iowans won’t know what they don’t know

What separates average-to-good Iowa towns from thriving ones, former Governor Terry Branstad often said, is the presence of locally owned banks and a dedicated community newspaper. Community … more

Lone Tree input meeting aids in search for new superintendent

Students, faculty, and community members turned out at the Lone Tree school library for an input meeting as part of the district’s superintendent search on March 8. Split into five groups, … more

Meisheid trial date moved again

The case of Matthew James Meisheid, 40, charged with two counts of Assault on Persons in Certain Occupations by Using or Displaying a Firearm, each a Class D Felony, previously set for trial March … more
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