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Tipton daycare forced to close after being open for 17 eyears

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Clinton County Board of Supervisors approves $250M solar farm project Thursday night

GRAND MOUND, Iowa — UPDATE: The Clinton County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted Thursday night to approve the $250 million Hawkeye Solar Project in Grand Mound, Iowa. Close to 150 people attended the meeting Thursday night. The meeting lasted two and a half hours as the board went through each revised point of the application and the board listened to public feedback and took questions on the project up until the vote.

Girl Scout GLAMP registration starts June 1

All women ages 21 and over are invited to spend 24 hours relaxing, laughing and having fun outside with their girlfriends, and new friends, at the annual GLAMP fundraiser for local Girl Scouts. GLAMP will take place at Camp Liberty, near Davenport, on September 17-18, with an optional Friday night sleepover and pizza party on […]

Kay wins at speedway Friday night

Justin Kay of Wheatland had to run down race leader Nick Marolf to capture the victory in the SLMR Hoker Trucking East Series feature at Davenport Speedway. The win earned Kay a cool $5,000 top prize. Justin started in the seventh position. After a late race caution, Kay would go around Marolf on the high […]

Farley Man Sentenced To Prison For Abusing Child

A Dubuque County man was sentenced to 35 years in prison for sexually abusing a child who was younger than 10 at the time. 28 year old Jake Skahill of Farley was given the sentence Wednesday in the Iowa District Court of Dubuque County on charges of second-degree sexual abuse, lascivious acts with a minor and enticing a minor. A woman reported in February 2018 that her child was sexually abused by Skahill at a Dubuque County residence.
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Gracie Tuel of Monticello moves the ball in a recent match against Cedar Valley Christian. The Panthers' season ended with a May 16 loss to Tipton. (Photo by Pete Temple)

Golden Hawks Clash With Cougars in Road Contest

The Mid-Prairie baseball team travels to Cascade Thursday to meet the Cougars in River Valley Conference play. The Golden Hawks are 2-1 on the young season after an 8-6 extra inning win over Fairfield Tuesday. Mid-Prairie is hitting .245 as a team early on with Collin Miller’s .571 leading the way. Brock Harland has a team best five hits and three driven in. Cain Brown has thrown a team high seven innings across two appearances with a 1-0 record and a save to go along with his 2.00 ERA. Brady Weber has worked five innings, striking out a team best 10. Mid-Prairie has a team ERA of 2.33. Cascade is 3-0 early with a doubleheader sweep of Midland and a 3-2 victory over Northeast Goose Lake to their credit. As a club, the Cougars are hitting .342 with five players over .300, led by Ty Frasher at .636 and a .909 slugging percentage. The sophomore has a team best seven hits and is tied for the team lead with Cass Hoffman with five RBI. Cooper Hummel leads the pitching staff who has a collective 0.41 ERA. He has a 2-0 record with no runs, two hits and three walks allowed in eight innings. Cascade has won six of the eight all-time meetings between the schools but the Hawks swept the Cougars last season in a doubleheader. Varsity action starts tonight at 7p.m. in Cascade.
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Wildcats compete at State

Brock Trenkamp competes in the shot put for Maquoketa Valley at the state meet May 19 at Drake Stadium in Des Moines. (Photo by Pete Temple)