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Syngenta

Posted: Friday, May 29th, 2015 at 9:08 pm

Title: Syngenta
Description: A Syngenta Corn Lawsuit Town Hall Meeting is being held at 9am Monday, June 8th in the Brighton City Hall Community Room on East Washington Street. The meeting will focus on a GMO seed corn commercialized without gaining approval from foreign markets and the potential for reimbursement for farmers. Landowners and grain elevator operators are also invited. Call 712-560-1808 for more information.
Date: 2015-05-29

Mid-Prairie Completes First Day of Events at State

Posted: Friday, May 22nd, 2015 at 7:00 am

The first day of the state track meet was yesterday with several Mid-Prairie athletes competing.

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Four Events for Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks Competing in Day 2

Posted: Friday, May 22nd, 2015 at 7:00 am

Day two of the state track meet in Des Moines will have Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks participating in four events.

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Area Goalkeepers Closing in on Key Marks

Posted: Sunday, May 17th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Some key statistics to look at for goalies are the number of saves and what the percentage is for saves throughout the season.

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Posted: Friday, May 15th, 2015 at 7:21 pm

Information provided by Donald Tormey with the Iowa Utilities Board.

Dakota Access, LLC, an Energy Transfer Company, has filed its petition for a hazardous liquid pipeline permit with the Iowa Utilities Board regarding a proposal to construct a crude oil pipeline across Iowa (the Dakota Access Pipeline, a.k.a. Bakken Pipeline). The filing has been assigned to Docket No. HLP-2014-0001.

Anyone seeking to file objections, comments, and letters of support in this docket do so by using the Board’s Electronic Filing System, citing the docket number, and clicking on the “Submit Filing” tab and following all instructions to log-in as a guest, to upload documents and receive a filing ID number. After the filing has been processed, the filer will receive e-mail notification including a link to the filing. If a filing is rejected, the filer will receive an automatic e-mail rejection notice from the IUB EFS Help Desk, along with a reason for the rejection. Notification of a rejected filing will not be provided to other parties on the service list or to the Office of Consumer Advocate or to Board staff. All documents in a rejected filing must be re-submitted once the appropriate corrections have been made. For help, contact the EFS Help Desk Monday through Friday, except State holidays,8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Phone: (515) 725-7337. Persons lacking computer access may file written comments by mailing them to the Iowa Utilities Board, Executive Secretary, Docket No. HLP-2014-0001, 1375 E. Court Ave., Rm 69, Des Moines, Iowa 50319-0069.

The Iowa Utilities Board has primary jurisdiction over the routing/siting, but not safety, of hazardous liquids pipelines in Iowa. Before a pipeline for the transportation of hazardous liquids can be built in Iowa, the company proposing the pipeline must obtain a permit from the Board under Iowa Code chapter 479B, Hazardous Liquid Pipelines and Storage Facilities. Hazardous liquids include crude oil, refined petroleum products, liquefied petroleum gases, anhydrous ammonia, liquid fertilizers, liquefied carbon dioxide, alcohols, and coal slurries. For additional information, review the hazardous liquids pipelines process and frequently asked questions about eminent domain.

Searching for Hazardous Liquid Pipeline Permit Filings

All public filings and Board orders regarding specific hazardous liquid pipeline permit filings (HLP-Docket) are available on the Board’s electronic filing system (EFS). To search for documents related to hazardous liquid pipeline permits, click the EFS link, select Search from the top navigation menu, and scroll down to Document Search. This will open a document search screen. Enter the docket number (HLP-YYYY-XXXX) relating to the permit for which you would like more information and click the Search button. This will provide a list of all documents filed online with the Board in that proceeding.

If you do not know the specific docket number, you must do a docket search to determine the docket number. To start, click the EFS link, select Search from the top navigation menu and scroll down to Docket Search. This will open a docket search screen. Select HLP – Hazardous Liquid Pipeline from the Docket Type drop down box and then select the company name from the Participants drop down box. Be sure to click the Add button to add the company to the search parameters. After entering the search terms, click the Search button to display a list of all documents filed in all HLP-dockets for that company.

Hazardous Liquid Pipeline Permit Forms

Pipeline Construction Projects

Instructions for County Inspectors – Pipeline Construction Projects (PDF)

Mid-Prairie Hosting Golf Sectionals

Posted: Friday, May 15th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The postseason has started and the Mid-Prairie boys’ golf team will be hosting sectionals today; with the top teams moving on to districts.

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Wayland Hosting State Qualifying Meet

Posted: Thursday, May 14th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Six KCII area teams will be in Wayland today, trying to qualify for the state track meet.

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Mid-Prairie Heads to Tipton for Chance at State

Posted: Thursday, May 14th, 2015 at 7:00 am

For the Mid-Prairie Golden Haws boys’ and girls’ track teams it comes down to today’s meet at Tipton for a chance to advance to the state meet.

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Mid-Prairie Travels to Wapello in SEISC Match Up

Posted: Monday, May 11th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks boys’ soccer team ( ) have just one match this week as they travel today to take on the Wapello Indians (1-7).

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BREAKING NEWS: Car Accident on Highway 218

Posted: Thursday, May 7th, 2015 at 8:11 am

A car accident happened on Highway 218 this morning, just south of G36.

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Mid-Prairie Looking to Bounce Back Against Monticello

Posted: Thursday, May 7th, 2015 at 7:00 am

It’s been an up and down season for the Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk boys’ soccer team (4-4) as they look for a victory against the Monticello Panthers (1-8).

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Riverboat Foundation to Award Grants Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 at 6:21 am


A record 98 applications for grants was received for this spring cycle of grants from the Washington County Riverboat Foundation.

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Mid-Prairie Heads to Marengo for Golf Dual

Posted: Friday, May 1st, 2015 at 6:59 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk girls’ golf team is heading to Marengo today for a dual meet versus Iowa Valley.

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IMS Faces in Dual With Lone Tree

Posted: Thursday, April 30th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Iowa Mennonite School boys’ golf team returns to competition today.

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Kalona Receiving Over $40,000 Through Gas Tax Increase

Posted: Monday, April 27th, 2015 at 6:23 am

The City of Kalona will be able to get ahead on street projects using additional revenue from the gas tax increase.

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Mid-Prairie to Host Hawk Co-Ed Relays

Posted: Tuesday, April 21st, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk boys’ and girls’ track teams will be hosting the Hawk Co-Ed Relays today.

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Mid-Prairie Adding Lights to Soccer Field

Posted: Thursday, April 16th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Picture of the lights put up at the Wellman Recreation Complex. Photo taken by Nate Gonner.

The Mid-Prairie soccer teams will soon be able to play under lights on their home field.

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Cochise “Coach” Call

Posted: Thursday, April 9th, 2015 at 11:58 am

Funeral services for 41-year-old Cochise “Coach” Call of Muscatine will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday (4/11) at the George M. Wittich Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services. Visitation will be held Friday (4/10) from 4 to 7 p.m. at the George M. Wittich Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services. Burial will be held at the Columbus Junction Cemetery.

Kalona City Council Authorizes Road Repairs

Posted: Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Kalona’s 2015 road repair projects are getting underway.

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Breakfast

Posted: Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 at 2:54 am

Title: Breakfast
Description: Washington County 4-H will host a Pancakes & More Breakfast fundraiser from 7 to 10:30am Saturday, April 18th at the Washington County Fairgrounds in the basement of Dallmeyer Hall. Proceeds will go towards 4-H program enrollment fees. Call 653-4811 for more information.
Date: 2015-04-18