Posts With Keyword ‘Kalona’

Oil Cleanup Continues at Site of Last Week’s Fire

Posted: Monday, February 17th, 2014 at 6:23 am

An estimated 2,000 gallons of oil was lost during a fire in Kalona last week.

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Cause of Kalona Fire Under Investigation

Posted: Thursday, February 13th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A fire at the former Vel-Donna Fertilizer Plant in Kalona Tuesday is being investigated by the State Fire Marshal’s Office.

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Kalona Hosting ISU Dairy Day

Posted: Monday, February 3rd, 2014 at 6:20 am

Dairy producers are invited to Kalona to learn about emerging dairy industry issues and herd management options tomorrow.

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Kalona Foundry Making Bunker Mill Bridge Nameplates

Posted: Tuesday, January 21st, 2014 at 6:23 am

Replicas of  the Bunker Mill Bridge’s original nameplate will be poured at a local foundry this afternoon.

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Keep Vehicles off Kalona Streets While Plowing is Underway

Posted: Friday, January 17th, 2014 at 6:21 am

When plows are out, cars need to be off the streets in Kalona.

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Local Electric Co-op Sets Conservation Goal

Posted: Thursday, January 9th, 2014 at 6:21 am

A local electric cooperative is working to reduce their reliance on fossil fuels.

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Christmas Tree Pickup in Kalona, Riverside

Posted: Monday, January 6th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Christmas Trees are being collected in a few towns today.

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Christmas Tree Pickup Tomorrow in Kalona, Riverside

Posted: Sunday, January 5th, 2014 at 6:24 am

Christmas Trees are being collected in a few towns tomorrow.

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Kalona to Request Turn Lane for Subdivision

Posted: Wednesday, January 1st, 2014 at 6:23 am

With a new retail business coming to Kalona, the City plans to ask the state DOT for a favor.

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Christmas Tree Disposal Slated for Next Week in Kalona, Riverside

Posted: Tuesday, December 31st, 2013 at 6:23 am

Kalona residents looking to get rid of their Christmas tree will have an opportunity to do so next week.

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Bunker Mill Arson Case Closed

Posted: Tuesday, December 17th, 2013 at 6:25 am

The State Fire Marshall’s Office is no longer investigating a Washington County arson case.

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Mid-Prairie & Keota to Continue Sharing Superintendent

Posted: Tuesday, December 17th, 2013 at 6:22 am

With renewal of their sharing agreement needed by the end of the month, the Mid-Prairie and Keota School Boards have decided to continue their partnership.

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IMS Holding Christmas Concert

Posted: Saturday, December 14th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Iowa Mennonite School is hosting a Christmas Concert tomorrow afternoon.

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First Step of Restoration Set to Begin Monday

Posted: Thursday, December 12th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The non-profit established to save Bunker Mill Bridge is using the money they’ve raised so far to begin the restoration.

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Local Electric Cooperative Enters Partnership for Solar Farm

Posted: Tuesday, December 10th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Farmers Electric Cooperative recently entered into an agreement with a solar company for a project in Johnson County.

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Community Center Open House Today

Posted: Saturday, December 7th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Kalona Community Center will be open during a portion of today’s Christmas in Kalona event.

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Christmas in Kalona Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, December 6th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Families are invited to attend Kalona’s annual Christmas event this weekend. The Chamber of Commerce’s day long Christmas in Kalona will begins at 9am with a cookie walk at the library, and will wrap up with carriage rides and cocoa from 6 to 8pm at Tuscan Moon.

Schedule of Events

9am to Noon – Cookie Walk at Kalona Library

10am to Noon – Toy Drive at Kalona Auto

10am to 4pm – Vendor Fair at Rec Center

Noon – Santa Arrives at Chamber via Firetruck
Pictures with Santa, Activities for Kids

12pm to 5pm – Walking Stocking Starts at KCTC
Pick up a stocking at KCTC or the Chamber office and take them to  area merchants with Christmas in Kalona stockings in the window.

1pm to 2:30pm – Free Kids Movie at Kalona Library

5pm to 6pm – Christmas Caroling at Downtown

6pm to 8pm – Carriage Rides & Cocoa at Tuscan Moon

City, District Consider New Use for Community Center’s Upper Level

Posted: Monday, December 2nd, 2013 at 6:23 am

A part of  Kalona Community Center that holds exercise equipment and after school programs might be repurposed.

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Friends of Bunker Mill Bridge Offers Donation Incentive

Posted: Monday, December 2nd, 2013 at 6:22 am

Besides helping to repair a piece of Washington County history, there’s now another reason to donate toward the Bunker Mill Bridge Restoration.

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Kalona Participating in Community Rating Program

Posted: Thursday, November 28th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The City of Kalona will participate in a federal program that lowers the cost of mandatory flood insurance.

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