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  • Mercy One touches down in PC

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    July 19, 2017 - 3:11 pm
  • Prairie Discovery Walk

    Visit the Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge at 1 p.m. Saturday and join a naturalist for a guided nature walk along the half-mile Overlook Trail. Le ...
    July 19, 2017 - 2:43 pm
  • Ocean Commotion VBS at Grace Alive Church

    Grace Alive Church will host Ocean Commotion vacation bible school Vacation Bible School from 6:15 to 8:30 p.m. July 23-27 for children who have compl ...
    July 19, 2017 - 2:44 pm
  • Chapter AV, PEO helps fund ‘Wheels For Archie’

    Chapter AV, P.E.O. has awarded college scholarships for PCM senior girls for decades. Recently, the sisterhood had a different kind of philanthropic m ...
    July 19, 2017 - 3:15 pm
  • PCM school registration

    Online registration links are available through 3 p.m. Friday, July 28 on the PCM Community School District’s website.
    July 19, 2017 - 2:43 pm
  • Old Time Music Jam

    Do you like to play, sing or just listen to music? Join in on an old time jam session at 6:30 p.m. T ...
    July 19, 2017 - 2:42 pm
  • Consider running for school board

    The Iowa Association of School Boards and PCM Community School District urges community members passionate about education to consider running for ele ...
    July 19, 2017 - 2:43 pm
  • ‘I Love a Parade’

    Members and parents of the Jolly Workers 4-H club ride down Walnut Street on Monday in Colfax as part of the 2017 Jasper County Fair Parade. Dozens of ...
    July 19, 2017 - 3:02 pm
  • ‘If you build it’

    When local bar owner Steve Wilkie renovated his downtown building on Jefferson Street and opened Wilkies’ Garage in 2015, he hired contractors who dea ...
    July 19, 2017 - 2:51 pm
  • ‘My purpose is to help other people’

    What is my purpose?Some people spend their entire life searching for the answer to this question. Ev ...
    July 19, 2017 - 2:50 pm
  • Our evolution to boring

    Editor’s note: This column originally published Feb. 3, 2017.It’s officially official... hubby and I ...
    July 19, 2017 - 2:40 pm
  • My campus tour

    Editor’s note: This column originally published Sept. 9, 2016.Game day in Iowa City is like no other ...
    July 19, 2017 - 2:41 pm
  • Student Internet and Social Media Use

    Technology plays a very important role in our everyday lives. We use technology for work, studying, shopping, and interactions with one another, to na ...
    July 19, 2017 - 2:40 pm
  • Rev Paul Harvey turns 90!

    Ginnie’s father, the Rev Paul Harvey, just turned 90. Yes, he likes to joke about his name and says things like, “Now, for the rest of the story.” But ...
    July 19, 2017 - 2:40 pm
  • Let’s all sing along

    I know every word to all eight and a half minutes of Don McLean’s “American Pie.” I was nine years old when it was released and I played the 45 vinyl ...
    July 14, 2017 - 3:49 pm
  • Fourth of July Chicken Butcher’n

    A vivid memory of my grandmother: we showed up at her house on a Sunday afternoon unannounced. That’s what you did back then. You didn’t call ahead, t ...
    July 14, 2017 - 3:52 pm
  • The people behind Juno

    Editor’s note: This column originally published July 14, 2016.The 24-hour cable news cycle and socia ...
    July 12, 2017 - 10:28 am
  • Saying ‘yes’ to a dress

    So my girl child, Avery, recently had reconstructive foot surgery. Because she and her fiancé have three rambunctious fur-babies in their house, she o ...
    July 7, 2017 - 9:16 am
  • Corndogs at the ready

    Editor’s note: This column originally published Aug. 8, 2016.The corn dogs are battered and already ...
    July 5, 2017 - 12:35 pm
  • Cradle of Hope

    Peggy Knudsen walks the talk. After having over 100 foster and six adopted children with her husband, Monte, who is pastor of Faith Christian Outreach ...
    July 5, 2017 - 12:35 pm
  • Reflections on Memorial Day 2017

    In the May 18 issue of the Prairie City News, there was an article about Memorial Day and it’s meaning to both American Legion members and to all Amer ...
    May 31, 2017 - 12:08 pm
  • Harry Clifford Morgan

    Harry Clifford Morgan, 97, of Prairie City, died Saturday, July 15, 2017, at Iowa Lutheran Hospital in Des Moines. A funeral service was Wednesday, Ju ...
    July 19, 2017 - 2:54 pm
  • Karen Johnson

    Karen Johnson, 77, of Monroe, died Wednesday, July 5, 2017, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. A funeral service was Saturday, July 8 at the Monro ...
    July 12, 2017 - 10:23 am
  • Alice Dorothy Vande Kieft

    Alice Dorothy Talsma was born July 29,1924, on the family farm near Sully. She was the first of six children born to James and Nellie Baarda Talsma. D ...
    July 5, 2017 - 12:44 pm
  • Wilma Ann Van Der Hart

    Wilma Ann Van Der Hart, 64, of Monroe, died Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. A funeral service was Monday, June ...
    June 21, 2017 - 10:22 am
  • Megan Crees

    Megan Crees, 32, was born Sept. 19, 1984, in Des Moines, the fifth of six daughters of Michael John and Dawn Dee (Dobbs) Aalbers. She attended school ...
    June 7, 2017 - 10:29 am
  • Megan Crees

    Megan Crees, 32, of rural Fontanelle, died Sunday, May 28, 2017, at her home. Funeral services are pending at the Steen Funeral Home in Fontanelle. On ...
    May 31, 2017 - 12:05 pm
  • Melvin Wicker

    Melvin (Wick) Wicker, 84, of Prairie City, died peacefully surrounded by his loving family Sunday, May 28, 2017. He was born the son of Murray and Fer ...
    May 31, 2017 - 12:19 pm

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