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Wednesday, February 10, 2016
  • BREAKING NEWS: Officer involved shooting near Wellman
    BREAKING NEWS: One man is dead after an incident involving a man at his residence west of Wellman early Sunday morning.
  • Federation Bank celebrates Dairy Month
    With June being National Dairy Month, Federation Bank offered ice cream to its customers Friday, June 19. A total of 186 people took advantage of the cool treat. (Photo by Bill Gatchel)
  • Annual tea party
    The annual Tea Party sponsored by the Kalona Historical society in the Visitors Center of the Kalona Historical Village featured performances by Just Us Girls from Washington Saturday, June 13. The event also served tea and exquisite pastries and more. (Photo by Mary Zielinski)
    
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Events Calendar

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  • Thursday, July 02, 2015 2:08 AM

    May 9, 1917 - June 29, 2015

    Beulah Evelyn Miller, 98, of Wellman, died Monday, June 29, 2015, at Parkview Manor. Celebration of Life Service will be held 5 p.m. Thursday, July 2, at the Powell Funeral Home in Wellman. Visitation will be from 4-5 p.m. Thursday, July 2, at the Powell Funeral Home in Wellman. Burial will be held the Mennonite/Baptist Cemetery in Calico Rock, Arkansas.

  • Paula Elaine Richardson
    Thursday, July 02, 2015 2:07 AM

    July 3, 1947 - June 26, 2015

    Paula Elaine Richardson, 67, of Coralville, died Friday, June 26, 2015 at her daughter’s home in Bettendorf. Celebration Of Life Service will be at 12 p.m. Thursday, July 2, at the Powell Funeral Home in Sigourney. Burial will be in the Ollie Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 11 a.m. until service time at the Powell Funeral Home in Sigourney. A memorial fund has been established for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Messages may be sent to the family at www.powellfuneralhomes.com.

  • Wade “George” Killian
    Thursday, July 02, 2015 2:05 AM

    May 12, 1923 - June 25, 2015

    Wade “George” Killian, 92, of Wellman died June 25, 2015, at Parkview Manor. A celebration of life service was held at Bethel United Methodist Church in rural Sigourney Sunday, June 28, with Rev. LuAnn Benge officiating. Burial was at Bethel Cemetery. Visitation was Saturday evening, June 27, at Powell Funeral Home in Sigourney. Donations in Wade’s memory may be made to the Lord’s Pantry or charity of your choice. Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Sigourney is caring for Wade and his family. Tributes may be left at www.powellfuneralhomes.com.

  • Tuesday, November 03, 2015 10:02 PM
    Unofficial city council election results show incumbents Bob Freeman and Bob Goodrich along with candidate Tracy Owens were chosen to serve a four-year term on the Wellman City Council. The public measure on whether Washington County to enter into a loan agreement of $2 million to help finance a $2.8 million County Public Health facility failed. The results are unofficial until they are canvassed by the Washington County Board of Supervisors Tuesday, November 10, at 11 a.m.
  • Sunday, September 13, 2015 4:40 PM
    BREAKING NEWS: One man is dead after an incident involving a man at his residence west of Wellman early Sunday morning.
  • Tuesday, September 08, 2015 8:22 PM
    Unofficial school board election results show Chuck Freeman, Jeremy Pickard, George Schaefer and Marianne Schlabach were chosen to serve a four-year term on the Mid-Prairie School Board. Elected to serve the remainder of a two-year term to the Board is Jodi Meader. Lorraine Williams was chosen to serve a four-year term as District #4 Director for Kirkwood Community College. The results are unofficial until they are canvassed by the Washington County Board of Supervisors Friday, September 11, 2015 at 11 a.m.
  • Saturday, October 31, 2015 4:00 PM
    The Mid-Prairie boys and girls cross country teams ran in the State meet in Fort Dodge earlier today, October 31. Look in next Thursday's Wellman Advance for complete details about the meet.
  • Golden Hawks down PCM
    Wednesday, October 28, 2015 11:54 PM

    Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks (8-2) took to the road Wednesday and put down PCM Monroe 28-10 in the first round of Class 2A playoffs and advance to the second round Monday, November 2, traveling to Albia (10-0) for a 7 p.m. game. 

    Mid-Prairie Nolan Faselt was key in the win, as he pushed his way through the PCM defensive line play after play all evening. The first touchdown came about six minutes into the first quarter. Following Mid-Prairie's methodical drive downfield, Karson Duwa walked into the end zone. The extra point by Terryhn Jacoby was good to put MP on the boards 7-0. 

     

     

  • Saturday, October 24, 2015 10:43 AM

    Mid-Priaire (7-2) will play PCM, Monroe (7-2) at PCM, Monroe Wednesday, October 28 at 7 p.m. in the Class 2A first round playoff.  Mid-Prairie beat Mediapolis Friday night 20-7 for third place in District 5 behind Williamsburg (6-3)  and district winner Central Lee (8-1).

    Other local teams in the playoffs in Class 3A playing Wednesday, October 28 at 7 p.m. include Clear Creek-Amana (5-4) vs. Maquoketa (6-3) at Maquoketa and Solon (5-4) vs. Washington (7-2) at Washington.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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