Archive for November, 2009

November 12, 2009

Posted: Thursday, November 12th, 2009 at 8:04 am

Birthday Winner- Derringer Erdman, 6, Brighton
Anniversary Winner- Cletus and Audrey Reed, Washington, 54 years

New Vets Park Unveiled

Posted: Thursday, November 12th, 2009 at 6:53 am
Iowa American Legion Commander Marlin Tillman Speaks at the unveiling ceremony for Washington County's new All Veterans Memorial Park (11/11/09 - KCII NEWS)Iowa American Legion Commander Marlin Tillman Speaks at the unveiling ceremony for Washington County’s new All Veterans Memorial Park (11/11/09 – KCII NEWS)

A crowd gathered on Lexington Boulevard yesterday (11/11) to witness the unveiling of the Washington County All Veteran’s Memorial.

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Court Furloughs Could Create “Scheduling Nightmare”

Posted: Thursday, November 12th, 2009 at 6:49 am

Iowa’s State Court Offices are being required to take 10 furlough days to accommodate the governor’s ten percent budget cuts.

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Local Priest on Abortion Language in HC Bill

Posted: Thursday, November 12th, 2009 at 6:43 am
Father Paul Appel of St. James Catholic Church Chats about the abortion language in the healthcare bill in the KCII News RoomFather Paul Appel of St. James Catholic Church Chats about the abortion language in the healthcare bill in the KCII News Room

A local Catholic Priest says members of the church need to follow their conscious when it comes to health care reform.

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U.S. Senate Hopeful Krause: Outsourcing Causing Economic Problems

Posted: Thursday, November 12th, 2009 at 6:41 am
Bob Krause of Fairfield, A Democratic hopeful for U.S. Senate, Chats about his campaign in the KCII News RoomBob Krause of Fairfield, A Democratic hopeful for U.S. Senate, Chats about his campaign in the KCII News Room

A Fairfield man who wants Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley’s job says many of the U.S.’s current economic troubles stem from outsourcing.

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Late Harvesting Farmers Need to Maintain Contact With Insurance Providers

Posted: Thursday, November 12th, 2009 at 6:24 am

Farmers who expect to be in the fields into next month need notify their insurance providers.

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Kalona Installing “Quilt Blocks” in Downtown

Posted: Thursday, November 12th, 2009 at 6:20 am

Kalona city officials are putting a new spin on roadwork.

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WCSD Seeking Public Input on HS Design

Posted: Thursday, November 12th, 2009 at 6:16 am

The Washington School District is looking for help designing the new high school.

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Pasta for the Playground

Posted: Thursday, November 12th, 2009 at 6:15 am

Kalona Elementary is having a pasta dinner to raise money for playground improvements.

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Mary Crouch

Posted: Wednesday, November 11th, 2009 at 6:15 pm

Memorial services for 79 year old Mary Crouch of Columbus Junction will be Saturday, November 14 at 2:00 pm  at the Stacy Lewis Home For Funeral and Cremation Services in Columbus Junction. Burial will be at a later date.

Veterans Day at the Blair House

Posted: Wednesday, November 11th, 2009 at 1:59 pm
Veterans salute the Flag during Taps at the Blair House on Veterans Day (11/11/09 - KCII News)Veterans salute the Flag during Taps at the Blair House on Veterans Day (11/11/09 – KCII News)

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November 11, 2009

Posted: Wednesday, November 11th, 2009 at 10:31 am

Birthday Winner – Barb Unternahrer

Anniversary Winners – Dan  & Rachel Berdo

Demon Coach Anderson wins award

Posted: Wednesday, November 11th, 2009 at 8:09 am

A Washington Demon basketball assistant coach has been recognized by the Iowa Basketball Coaches Association.

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Radiers begin play at state volleyball tournament

Posted: Wednesday, November 11th, 2009 at 8:07 am

The state volleyball tournament kicks off today in Cedar Rapids. Class 3A and 4A will play matches today with 1A and 2A beginning tomorrow.

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Supervisors Approve $20k Grant for Kalona Downtown

Posted: Wednesday, November 11th, 2009 at 6:40 am
Kalona City Administrator Ryan Schlabaugh (right) and City Councilor Steve Lafaurie lobby superivors for a $20,000 grant for downtown revitalization during the 11-10-09 meeting (KCII NEWS)Kalona City Administrator Ryan Schlabaugh (right) and City Councilor Steve Lafaurie lobby superivors for a $20,000 grant for downtown revitalization during the 11-10-09 meeting (KCII NEWS)

Washington County is giving Kalona a $20,000 grant for their downtown revitalization project.

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Veterans Day: Comments from a vet, and schedule of events

Posted: Wednesday, November 11th, 2009 at 6:28 am

Today is Veterans Day. The national holiday can be traced back to the signing of the treaty that ended World War I.

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Johnson Co. Election Recount Completed

Posted: Wednesday, November 11th, 2009 at 6:18 am

An administrative recount from University Heights’ elections last week shows no changes

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Area Agency on Aging: Don’t Flush Old Medicine

Posted: Wednesday, November 11th, 2009 at 6:17 am

Iowans need to be mindful when disposing of unused medication.

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WACO Board Looking at Policy Changes

Posted: Wednesday, November 11th, 2009 at 6:16 am

The WACO School Board will hear the second reading of a number of policy changes

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WHS Presents “Adrift in New York”

Posted: Wednesday, November 11th, 2009 at 6:14 am

Washington High School is putting on a production of “Adrift in New York” this weekend.

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