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Thursday, July 27, 2017
  • Jim, Bridget Johnson purchase local newspapers
    Wednesday, October 05, 2016 4:47 PM
  • Four departments respond to Kalona fire
    Wednesday, June 29, 2016 8:35 PM
    A fire still under investigation reportedly broke out in the back of the Kalona Bakery building, 209 5th Street, Kalona Saturday, June 25.  Kalona, Wellman, Riverside and Washington departments responded to the call that came in at 7:50 p.m.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

  • Thursday, October 08, 2015 3:40 PM
    Wellman Advance candidates forum Thursday, October 15.
  • 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.
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