Archive for August, 2010

International Folk Dance Ensemble To Perform In Fairfield

Posted: Thursday, August 5th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts in Fairfield is having The International Folk Dance Ensemble of Brigham Young University present a program of traditional music and dance showcasing costumes and choreography from around the world.

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“Second Hand Toes” Performing at Washington’s “Thursday Night Live”

Posted: Thursday, August 5th, 2010 at 6:20 am

This week’s Thursday Night Live in Washington’s Central Park brings something new to the summer program: tap dancing.

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Marie Duncan

Posted: Wednesday, August 4th, 2010 at 10:49 pm

Funeral services for 90 year old Marie Duncan of Columbus Junction are 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 7 at Stacy-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services in Columbus Junction. Visitation is on Friday, August 6 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Stacy-Lewis Home. Burial will be at Columbus Cemetery. A memorial has been established for the Cottor Presbyterian Church or Iowa Hospice.

Marie A. Wasson

Posted: Wednesday, August 4th, 2010 at 4:14 pm

Funeral mass for 90 year old Marie A. Wasson, formerly of Brighton, will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 7 at St. Joseph and Cabrini Church in East Pleasant Plain. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery in Brighton. The family will greet friends at the church from 9:30 a.m. until service time on Saturday morning. Memorials may be left at the church or mailed to the family.

August 4, 2010

Posted: Wednesday, August 4th, 2010 at 12:52 pm

Birthday Winner – Bailey Anderson of Ainsworth

Anniversary Winners – Kevin & Denise Erpelding

All-State Baseball Team announced

Posted: Wednesday, August 4th, 2010 at 7:55 am

Four area baseball players received all-state honors.

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Demon softball records broken

Posted: Wednesday, August 4th, 2010 at 7:52 am

This past softball season saw several Demon team records broken and in some categories two girls passed the previous record.

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Wellman Hit Hard By Heavy Rainfall

Posted: Wednesday, August 4th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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High water levels from heavy rainfall have left the south side of Wellman underwater. 

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Summer Heat Could Cause Pavement To “Blow Up”

Posted: Wednesday, August 4th, 2010 at 6:26 am

The Iowa Department of Transportations is warning motorists that summer heat could cause the state’s pavement to “buckle and shatter”.

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Free Flood Clean-Up Kits Available

Posted: Wednesday, August 4th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The American Red Cross Grant Wood Area Chapter is offering free clean up kits for residents affected by Tuesday’s flash flooding in Wellman.

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Appliance Cycling Program Activated To Deal With Yesterday’s Heat

Posted: Wednesday, August 4th, 2010 at 6:25 am

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Alliant Energy activated it’s Appliance Cycling Program to save energy during yesterday’s high temperatures.

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Washington City Council Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, August 4th, 2010 at 6:24 am

Tomorrow the Washington City Council will meet.

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Iowa Writer Pens “What Cheer: A Love Story” For Young Iowans

Posted: Wednesday, August 4th, 2010 at 6:22 am

The city of What Cheer is the setting for a new book about love in Iowa.

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Edna Jones Lecture Series #4; The War of 1812

Posted: Wednesday, August 4th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Washington County Historical Society and the Washington County Genealogical Society is presenting the 4th segment of the Edna Jones Series titled ‘The War of 1812.”

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Open House For New Doctor At Washington County Hospital and Clinics

Posted: Wednesday, August 4th, 2010 at 6:20 am

Washington County Hospital and Clinics invites community members to stop by an open house for great refreshments and to meet the newest member of its staff, Dr. Sonia Gupta.  The open house is tomorrow from 2 to 4 pm at the Education Classroom, across from the cafeteria, at WCHC.

August 3, 2010

Posted: Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010 at 12:58 pm

Birthday Winner – Jason Bell of Washington

Eric Thirtle

Posted: Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010 at 12:20 pm

Celebration of life services for 71 year old Eric Thirtle of Kalona are Friday, August 6  at 10:30am at the Kalona Mennonite Church.  Burial will be in the East Union Cemetery in rural Kalona.  Visitation is Thursday at 10 a.m. the Peterseim Funeral Home in Kalona, with family present from 1-4 and 6-8pm.  Memorials may be given to the National Kidney Foundation or Kalona 1st Responders.

News Update: Flooding in Wellman

Posted: Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010 at 10:17 am

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Flooding in Wellman this morning closed Ginkgo Avenue and flooded other city streets after rainfall overnight and this morning. (Photos taken by KCII’s Bill Gatchel)

Cedar Valley Softball All-Conference

Posted: Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010 at 7:40 am

The all-conference softball list is out for the Cedar Valley Conference and the Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks had five included but no first teamers.

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Demon high school football camp begins tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010 at 7:37 am

The Washington Demon high school football camp will be starting tomorrow.

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