Archive for May, 2010

Washington Safety Commitee Delivers Several Proposals in Wake of Fatal Bar Fight

Posted: Thursday, May 13th, 2010 at 7:43 am
4th Avenue Bar and Grill owner Jason Prochaska explains the security procedures that are in place at his establishment during the public safety committee meeting (KCII NEWS)4th Avenue Bar and Grill owner Jason Prochaska explains the security procedures that are in place at his establishment during the public safety committee meeting (KCII NEWS)

Close to 30 people representing a majority of Washington’s liquor license holders attended a city council public safety committee meeting yesterday.

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Flooding Concerns As More T-Storms Roll into SE Iowa

Posted: Thursday, May 13th, 2010 at 7:41 am
Rain and scattered thunderstorms will be moving out today, with drier conditions expected tonight through Saturday as high pressure settles in. Significant rises and flooding will be found on many area rivers through the weekend.Rain and scattered thunderstorms will be moving out today, with drier conditions expected tonight through Saturday as high pressure settles in. Significant rises and flooding will be found on many area rivers through the weekend.

Flooding remains a concern across southeast Iowa as Thunderstorms are expected through the midday.

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Washington Schools Given Care of $141K Kiesey Trust

Posted: Thursday, May 13th, 2010 at 7:37 am
(Left to Right) WCSD Businesses Manager Jeff Dieleman, Brad Kiesey, Jack Kiesey, Everett K. Burham, and WCSD Supt. Dave Sextro(Left to Right) WCSD Businesses Manager Jeff Dieleman, Brad Kiesey, Jack Kiesey, Everett K. Burham, and WCSD Supt. Dave Sextro

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The Washington School District is becoming the caretaker of a $141,000 trust established by a 1931 graduate of Washington High School.

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WACO Slated to Approve Supt. Sharing With WMU

Posted: Thursday, May 13th, 2010 at 7:32 am

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The WACO School Board is set to approve sharing a superintendent with Winfield Mount Union next school year.

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3rd of 4 Segments with GOP State Senate Candidates on Today’s In Touch

Posted: Thursday, May 13th, 2010 at 7:30 am

What should the role of a legislator be? How willing should an elected official be to work across party lines?

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4 Candidates for Zoning Admin

Posted: Thursday, May 13th, 2010 at 7:26 am

The committee searching for Washington County’s first ever zoning administrator has a list of four candidates in front of them.

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1st Washington Farmer’s Market Tonight

Posted: Thursday, May 13th, 2010 at 7:25 am

Washington’s first farmers’ market of the season is tonight.

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Local 4-Hers, FFA Members Weigh in Sheep and Goats

Posted: Thursday, May 13th, 2010 at 7:24 am

Washington County 4-H’ers and FFA members weighed in market sheep and goats for the 2010 Washington County Fair

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Angeline Irene “Ann” Etzen

Posted: Wednesday, May 12th, 2010 at 5:14 pm

Funeral services for 92 year old Angeline Irene “Ann” Etzen of Winfield will be held at 10 AM Saturday (5/15) at the Honts Funeral Home in Winfield.  Visitation is Friday night (5/14) from 1-6pm at the funeral home, with family receiving friends one hour prior to the service on Saturday.  Memorials have been established for the Sunrise Terrace Care Center, the Winfield Open Bible Church, and Friends of Lake Darling.

May 12, 2010

Posted: Wednesday, May 12th, 2010 at 12:01 pm

Birthday Winner – Yale Jarvis

Anniversary Winners – Jim & Karol Roush of Wellman

Demon Track and Field SE Conference Meets

Posted: Wednesday, May 12th, 2010 at 8:52 am

The Washington Demon track and field teams were down in Fort Madison for the Southeast Conference track meet.

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Demon Boys are Southeast Conference Golf Champs, Demon Girls Finish 2nd

Posted: Wednesday, May 12th, 2010 at 8:27 am

The Washington Demon boys golf team was competing at the Southeast Conference Tournament in Fairfield yesterday and the Demons won the conference meet with Fairfield coming in second.

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Baseball/Softball Sports Drink Scrimmage

Posted: Wednesday, May 12th, 2010 at 8:19 am

As the spring sports are moving into the post season, baseball and softball are getting closer.

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Judge, Schmitz Tout State’s Free Preschool Program

Posted: Wednesday, May 12th, 2010 at 7:49 am
(Left to Right) Stewart Principal Rhoda Harris, Lt. Governor Patty Judge, State Senator Becky Schmitz, WCSD Supt. Dave Sextro and WCSD Board Member Pattie Roe (KCII NEWS)(Left to Right) Stewart Principal Rhoda Harris, Lt. Governor Patty Judge, State Senator Becky Schmitz, WCSD Supt. Dave Sextro and WCSD Board Member Pattie Roe (KCII NEWS)

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Iowa’s Lieutenant Governor and a local state lawmaker say the voluntary preschool effort is vital and should be continued even in the face of an uncertain economic future.

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Washington Co. Historic Preservation Commission Awards Annual Grants

Posted: Wednesday, May 12th, 2010 at 7:42 am
The Historic Preservation Commission's Wanita Zieglowsky and Michael Zahs Present the organization's annual report to supervisors (KCII)The Historic Preservation Commission’s Wanita Zieglowsky and Michael Zahs Present the organization’s annual report to supervisors (KCII)

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The Washington County Historic Preservation Commission is doling out more than $4,700 in grant money to local projects.

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It’s Tick Time

Posted: Wednesday, May 12th, 2010 at 7:39 am
Deer TickDeer Tick

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The Iowa Department of Public Health says now is the time of year when ticks and Lyme disease are on the rise.

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Part II of D-45 Senate Candidate’s Interviews Today on In Touch

Posted: Wednesday, May 12th, 2010 at 7:34 am

Agriculture and transportation are the topics on today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa Program. The three Republicans vying for their party’s nomination in Iowa State Senate District 45 take questions from KCII

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Chats with Two Officers During National Police Week

Posted: Wednesday, May 12th, 2010 at 7:25 am

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This is National Police Week. In the city of Washington 12 people have taken the oath to “Serve With Pride.”

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Wind, Rain and Frost Hinder Corn Planting

Posted: Wednesday, May 12th, 2010 at 7:20 am

Scattered showers, high winds, cooler temperatures mixed with some frost hindered planting progress

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Community Foundation of Washington Awards $15K in Grants

Posted: Wednesday, May 12th, 2010 at 7:19 am

Six area organizations were awarded funds this week by the Community Foundation of Washington County.

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