Highland celebrates homecoming with "Boom Night" at …

As part of their homecoming festivities Highland held "Boom Night" at Riverside on Sept. 20.  The event began with a parade that ended at Hall Park where the rest of the planned activites …

Mid-Prairie celebrates homecoming with coronation, …

Mid-Prairie held their homecoming parade on Wednesday, Sept. 13. After the parade finished, festivities transferred to the high school football field where the school held a powderpuff football …

The Joy of Foam

Wrapping up the 2023 Summer Reading program, local children enjoyed a fun time with foam just outside the Kalona Library on July 28.

Bluegrass Festival

The Kalona Bluegrass Festival was held on July 22.

Celebrating Independence

A tolerable 81 ° at the start of Wellman’s July 4 parade gave way to a high of 90° later in the afternoon, but folks kept their cool with frozen treats during the city’s full day …

Trek Fest 38

There was no rain on Riverside’s parade this year, though high temps made sticking out a full day in head-to-toe polyester a challenge.   Star Trek aficionados found their kindred spirits …

Reading to Shelter Pets

On Thursday, June 15, the Wellman Library’s summer reading program brought young readers to PAWS & More animal shelter in Washington where dogs and cats awaiting forever homes enjoyed …

Kalona Days

Pie Winners Grand Champion: Mary Hershberger with her Apple Pie 1st Runner-Up: Amy Allen with Grandma Opal’s Apple Pie 2nd Runner-Up: Ellis Vizcarrando with his Strawberry Mango …

Lone Tree Fun Fly

The Lone Tree Flyers enjoyed a clear day with perfect flying conditions for their 3rd annual Fun Fly on Saturday, June 10.   The event attracted RC pilots from as far as Colorado, who …

Kalona Tractorcade


Amvets Car Show

The Amvets car show, which included classic cards and limited numbers of farm equipment and motorcycles, was held in the morning and afternoon of June 11 outside of the Sons of AmVets Squad 107 in …

Lone Tree’s Freshest Graduates

Lone Tree preschoolers celebrated graduation on May 24.

Pleasantview Yard Sale

Pleasantview held its first yard sale on May 19-20 after doing a little spring cleaning. Mikayla Fisher, Marketing Director, said, “We’ve already decided to do it on an annual basis …