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Thursday, July 27, 2017
  • Parade Grand Marshal exited to represent town
    Wednesday, June 22, 2016 8:22 PM
    His family started a very popular business. He was very active in the community. Now he has the chance to add another claim to fame - Parade Grand Marshal. Bob Swartzendruber will hold that honor during this year's Wellman Fourth of July parade.
  • Summertime treat enjoyed
    Wednesday, June 22, 2016 8:19 PM
    Children from Sunrise Daycare in Wellman took time Friday morning, June 17, to eat free ice cream from Federation Bank during the bank's celebration of Dairy Month. One in particular, four-year-old John Schickerling, especially enjoyed his ice cream cone. (Photos by Bill Gatchel)
  • Wednesday, June 22, 2016 8:14 PM
    Asbury United Methodist Church invites all children to their "SURF SHACK: CATCH THE WAVE OF GOD’S AMAZING LOVE" Vacation Bible School Monday-Thursday, July 25-July 28, 2016, from 6-8:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, October 08, 2015 3:40 PM
    Wellman Advance candidates forum Thursday, October 15.
  • 2014 Johnson County Fair
    Wednesday, August 06, 2014 10:41 PM
  • Wednesday, August 06, 2014 10:34 PM
    The Washington County Riverboat Foundation (WCRF) new application forms for the fall 2014 grant period are now available on at Review guidelines before filing out the application as some procedures have changed.

    The deadline is 5 p.m. October 8, 2014. WCRF is a nonprofit license holder for the Riverside Casino and Golf Resort, which provides all of its funding. WCRF may be contacted at (319) 653-3588, by e-mail at or on the web at
  • Wednesday, August 06, 2014 10:32 PM
    In a meeting that lasted more than two hours, the dominant topic of the Wellman city council meeting Monday night, August 4, was how to handle various water issues throughout the town.
  • Wednesday, July 16, 2014 9:25 PM
    A Lake Darling State Park Early Reopening Ribbon Cutting and a BYO Basket Picnic is set for Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 1:30 pm, at the park. The greatly restored park opens to the public that day. However, visitors need to be mindful of construction crews completing finishing touches, for they have the right-of-way.
  • Wednesday, July 16, 2014 8:09 PM
    The annual meeting of the Wellman Heritage Society will be Thursday, July 24, 2014, at 7 p.m. in the Wellman Municipal Building. There will be a brief business meeting, followed by program on archaeological dig at Plum Grove by Cindy Charlton. There will be refreshments served and everyone is welcome.
  • Wednesday, July 16, 2014 8:07 PM
    A pool party for Girl Scouts and girls interested in learning more about scouting is being held Saturday, August 2, from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Washington Steele Family Aquatic Center at Sunset Park. The cost is $4 per person and Girl Scouts will get a patch. Registrations are due by Friday, July 25, and can be sent to Pool Party c/o Terry Kraus, PO Box 515, Riverside, Iowa 52327. For more information call 319-648-3011319-648-3011.

Thursday, July 27, 2017
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