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Sunday, December 21, 2014
  • House fire in Wellman
    Fire crews from Wellman and Kalona responded to a house fire at 1310 1st Ave Friday morning.
  • State’s largest solar farm opens near Kalona
    With 2,900 solar panels capable of generating more than a million kilowatt hours each year, Farmers Electric Cooperative (FEC) cut the ribbon on a new 22-row solar array Thursday, July 31, to become a national leader in renewable energy.
  • A little bonding time
    Maddie Edgington, member of the Lime Creek Limelights 4-H club takes a moment to spend some time with her Mini Rex rabbit during the Washington County Fair Wednesday, July 16. (Photo by Bill Gatchel)
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Events Calendar

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  • Effie M. Miller
    Sunday, August 03, 2014 10:36 PM
    Effie M. Miller, 97, of Kalona, died Sunday, August 3, 2014, at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City. Funeral services will be held Thursday, August 7, at 10 a.m. at the Fairview Mennonite Church with Pastors Don Swartzentruber, Perry Miller and Leon Stutzman officiating.
  • Paul E. Hershberger
    Wednesday, July 30, 2014 10:13 PM
    Paul E. Hershberger, 95, of Sarasota, Florida, formerly of Kalona, died at Sunnyside Village in Sarasota Tuesday, July 22, 2014, following a brief illness. 
  • Wednesday, July 30, 2014 10:12 PM
    Robert (Bob) D. Conklin, 79, of Keokuk and formerly of Kalona died Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Dave’s Place Care Center in Keokuk. 
  • Tuesday, December 02, 2014 3:15 PM
    A main break discovered at 4:30 a.m. Wednesday, December 2, in Kalona has resulted in a boil advisory issued for a three to four block area on the west side of the city. 
  • American Legion Flag Folding ceremony
    Tuesday, November 11, 2014 2:56 PM
    Want to see how the American Flag get folded?  Click on the link in this story to see members of the Wellman American Legion Post 427 do so. 
  • Tuesday, November 04, 2014 11:00 PM
    Results from the General Election in 11 Washington County precincts have been tabulated. The results are unofficial until certified by the Board of Supervisors Monday, November 10. 
  • Saturday, November 01, 2014 8:57 AM

    Iowa Mennonite girls cross country runners Riley Schmieder and Renee Buckwalter finished 38th and 47th in 16:16.4 and 16:38.3 respectively at the state meet in Fort Dodge Saturday. Kirby Shetler was the lone IMS runner for the boys team. He placed 40th with a time of 17:50. 

  • Saturday, November 01, 2014 8:48 AM
    Mid-Prairie girls cross country team placed sixth at the state meet Saturday, November 1. 
  • IMS baseball falls in district semi-final
    Thursday, July 24, 2014 9:54 PM
    Both IMS and Pekin split wins in the regular season, however in the district semi-final game at Pekin July 17, IMS fell short with a loss 1-2. 
    IMS finishes the season with a record of 11-16. 
Sunday, December 21, 2014
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