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National EMS Week

This week, May 15 to May 23 is the National EMS Week, where we celebrate and thank paramedics, EMTs, and the entire EMS workforce for their service to the community. It is a time to honor the …

"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 …

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 …

Photos: Highland soccer at Columbus

Highland freshman Ayden Havel scored his second goal of the season to cut the Columbus lead to 4-1  in the second half of Monday's game. The Huskies (0-6) fell to the Wildcats (3-2) by a …

Photos: Golden Hawk Invitational

The Mid-Prairie boys golf team hosted the Golden Hawk Invitational on Tuesday, April 12, at Kalona Golf Course.  West Branch won the team title with a score of 323. The Golden Hawks finished …

Mid-Prairie's first annual AK-12 Art Show

Mid-Prairie's first annual AK-12 art show was held April 11-13 in the  Wellman YMCA banquet hall.

Photos: Ramos scores twice in Ravens opener

Hillcrest freshman Diego Ramos scored two goals in  his first varsity game on Tuesday in Tipton. His second goal tied the game 3-3 with 7:30 left, but the Tigers scored the game winner two …

A record-setting Pancake Day

The Kalona Volunteer Fire Department set a record during their pancake breakfast on Saturday, April 2: 3,181 people came through the line for pancakes, sausages and eggs. It was the …

Photos: Highland opens soccer season at Washington

While most area sporting events were canceled on Thursday, the Highland soccer team opened the season on a cold, windy day at Washington.  Senior Eli Slaymaker made 13 saves in the goal, but the Huskies struggled to move the ball upfield in a 14-0 loss. 

Photos: Hillcrest Academy presents Mary Poppins

Photos from Hillcrest Academy's spring musical production of Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins: a musical based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney Film . Ensemble …

Photos: Lone Tree, Highland at Indoor Classic

The Highland boys and girls track teams, and the Lone Tree girls squad began their spring season March  17 at the Pekin Indoor Classic held at Central College in Pella. Click through the …

Photos: Golden Hawks at IWCOA Girls State

Mid-Prairie senior Bronwyn Brenneman wrapped up her career with a win in the fifth place match at 130 pounds in the final session of the IWCOA girls state wrestling tournament. Gabi Robertson also …