Archive for May, 2016

Fatal Wreck Takes Life of Kalona Man

Posted: Monday, May 23rd, 2016 at 6:28 am

A wreck with a motorcycle and a minivan claimed the life of a rural Kalona man Friday night.

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Unique Job Shadowing Opportunity Offered to Mid-Prairie Students

Posted: Monday, May 23rd, 2016 at 6:28 am

Mid-Prairie High School is taking advantage of a unique opportunity with the City of Kalona to give some of their students a chance to learn about architecture, engineering, and construction management.

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One Transported to University After Bicycle Wreck

Posted: Monday, May 23rd, 2016 at 6:26 am

One person was transported by ambulance to the University of Iowa Hospital after a bicycle wreck near West Chester Saturday night.

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Area Athletes Claim Championships at State Track Meet

Posted: Monday, May 23rd, 2016 at 6:25 am

Four KCII-area athletes claimed championships at the high school state track meet.

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Highland Board of Directors Meet Today

Posted: Monday, May 23rd, 2016 at 6:24 am

The Highland Board of Directors are scheduled to meet tonight.

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Obey Traffic Laws During Busy Memorial Day Weekend

Posted: Monday, May 23rd, 2016 at 6:24 am

In Iowa 118 of the 322 crash fatalities were not buckled up in 2014, with 61% of pickup truck fatalities not buckled.

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Washington’s Last Day of School is Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, May 23rd, 2016 at 6:23 am

After the last bell rings Tuesday, Washington students will officially begin their summer vacation.

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National Boat Safety Week Arrives

Posted: Monday, May 23rd, 2016 at 6:22 am

Today marks the beginning of National Boat Safety Week.

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Fatal Wreck Takes Life of Kalona Man

Posted: Sunday, May 22nd, 2016 at 4:49 pm

A wreck with a motorcycle and a minivan claimed the life of a rural Kalona man Friday night.

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Birthday/Anniversary Winners for Sunday, May 22nd

Posted: Sunday, May 22nd, 2016 at 7:37 am

Birthday: Cooper Reed, 13 years-old from Washington

Anniversary: Forest & Merlene Eubanks from Crawfordsville

McArtor Receives Accolades

Posted: Sunday, May 22nd, 2016 at 7:00 am

Former Mid-Prairie standout Mallory McArtor has been recognized by the Iowa Conference for her play on the softball diamond this spring.

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Achen Ends High School Athletic Career as 200 Meter State Champ

Posted: Sunday, May 22nd, 2016 at 7:00 am

The high school athletic career of WACO senior Bryce Achen ended in championship form Saturday.

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Keota City Council Meets to Discuss Museum

Posted: Sunday, May 22nd, 2016 at 6:28 am

The Keota City Council met on Monday, and one of the biggest topics of discussion was the proposed museum.

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Birthday Winner for Saturday, May 21st

Posted: Sunday, May 22nd, 2016 at 6:24 am

Marcella Reed

Primary Two Weeks Away, Meet Your Candidates

Posted: Sunday, May 22nd, 2016 at 6:22 am

The primary election is nearly two weeks away and many local residents have thrown their hat into the ring.

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Roman I. Miller

Posted: Saturday, May 21st, 2016 at 6:06 pm


A visitation for 74-year-old Roman I. Miller will be held Saturday, June 4 from 10:00-11:30 a.m. at the Peterseim Funeral Home.

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Kevin Miller

Posted: Saturday, May 21st, 2016 at 6:01 pm


Celebration of life services for 23-year-old Kevin D. Miller of Kalona will be held Wednesday, May 25th at 10:00 a.m.

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Area State Track Results: Day 3

Posted: Saturday, May 21st, 2016 at 10:00 am

Here are the results so far from day three of the Iowa Girls and Boys State Track and Field Meet in Des Moines.

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For Sale

Posted: Saturday, May 21st, 2016 at 9:04 am

-Working 2000lb, 120 Volt hydraulic lift table, 2′ x 4′  with lift of approx. 40″, collapses to approx. 6″. Reduced to $1000.

-4 tires LT245/75R16 for $250. 2 are “C”-rated, great tread; 2 are “E”-rated, 2/3 tread.

Leave a message at 319-658-3702

For Sale

Posted: Saturday, May 21st, 2016 at 8:41 am

Queen-size bed with frame and headboard

2 1/2-years old and flipped every week

319-653-6922