Archive for November, 2010

Christmas Extravaganza Today

Posted: Saturday, November 20th, 2010 at 6:24 am

A Christmas Extravaganza in Hamakua Place will take place today from 9 am to 2 pm. 

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Donkey Basketball at WACO School Tonight

Posted: Saturday, November 20th, 2010 at 6:23 am

WACO High School is presenting the “Dairy Land Donkey Basketball Show” tonight.

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Iowa State Extension Hotlines offers a lot of Information

Posted: Saturday, November 20th, 2010 at 6:23 am

Iowa State University is offering a unique toll free answer line.

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Swine Risk Management Workshop

Posted: Saturday, November 20th, 2010 at 6:22 am

Women that might be interested in marketing swine are invited to attend a workshop that focuses on risk management education and decision making tools. 

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Milk Quality Workshop Coming in December

Posted: Saturday, November 20th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The ISU Extension is offering a Milk Quality Workshop on Thursday December 9 so milk producers can be ready for the major changes in milk quality standards. 

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Wellman Y Extravaganza

Posted: Friday, November 19th, 2010 at 10:50 pm

Title: Wellman Y Extravaganza
Description: The Wellman Y is hosting a Shopping Extravaganza on Saturday Dec. 11 from 8am to noon. They will be offering both shop and play in the main meeting room of the Parkside activities center at 525 13th Street.
Date: 2010-12-11

Kalona Story Time

Posted: Friday, November 19th, 2010 at 10:49 pm

Title: Kalona Story Time
Description: The Kalona Public Library will have no story time Wednesday Nov. 24. The next one is December 1st.
Date: 2010-11-24

Columbus Junction Soup Supper

Posted: Friday, November 19th, 2010 at 10:49 pm

Title: Columbus Junction Soup Supper
Description: The Columbus Junction United Methodist Sup Supper will be Sunday December 5th from 11:45am to 1:30pm. Chili and Potato soup will be served. Good will offering accepted.
Date: 2010-12-05

Keota Tour of Homes

Posted: Friday, November 19th, 2010 at 10:47 pm

Title: Keota Tour of Homes
Description: Keota’s annual Tour of homes and Hometown Holidays will be held Saturday December 4th this year. The tour will be held from 4 to 7pm. Tickets can be purchased from Timeless Charm, Schmitty’s and Farmers Savings Bank.
Date: 2010-12-04

Keoat Speech Soup Supper

Posted: Friday, November 19th, 2010 at 10:42 pm

Title: Keoat Speech Soup Supper
Description: The Keota High School Speech team is having a Soup Supper on Saturday December 4th at Lagos Acres Country Club from 4 to 7pm. Many soups offered. Proceeds will be used to help with district and state contest entry fee and other costs.
Date: 2010-12-04

Washington City offices Closed

Posted: Friday, November 19th, 2010 at 10:41 pm

Title: Washington City offices Closed
Description: Washington City Offices will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday November 25 and Friday November 26.
Start Date: 2010-11-25
End Date: 2010-11-26

Wilson Memorial Library Closed

Posted: Friday, November 19th, 2010 at 10:41 pm

Title: Wilson Memorial Library Closed
Description: The Wilson Memorial Library in Keota will be closed for thanksgiving, Thursday November 25th through Saturday Nov. 27th
Start Date: 2010-11-25
End Date: 2010-11-27

Everyone’s an Elf

Posted: Friday, November 19th, 2010 at 10:40 pm

Title: Everyone’s an Elf
Description: Washington County Public Safety personnel are getting into the Christmas spirit with the seventh year of the “Everyone’s an Elf” project. Employees will be donating toys and raising money to buy gifts for needy families this Christmas with their annual bake sale and blue jean Fridays. Anyone seeking more information or with an interest in donating to the “Elf” project please contact Teresa Todd or Cara Sorrells at 653-2107, 800-TIPS-492.
Date: 2010-12-23

Columbus Junction United Methodist Soup Supper

Posted: Friday, November 19th, 2010 at 4:55 pm

The Columbus Junction United Methodist Soup Supper will be Sunday December 5th from 11:45am to 1:30pm.  Chili and Potato soup will be served.  Good will offering accepted.

Mid-Prairie Jamboree tonight

Posted: Friday, November 19th, 2010 at 8:23 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks are hosting their girls basketball jamboree tonight.

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State football championship games today

Posted: Friday, November 19th, 2010 at 8:12 am

It’s state championship weekend for Iowa high school football. It starts today with three state title games.

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News Update: One Car Rollover

Posted: Friday, November 19th, 2010 at 7:18 am


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There are reports of a one car roll over accident at 1770 Underwood Avenue between Riverside and Ainsworth. Air Care has been called and is in route. KCII will bring you more information as it becomes official.

9th Avenue Paving Project Update

Posted: Friday, November 19th, 2010 at 6:30 am

The paving of South 9th Avenue at the intersections of Madison and at Jefferson Street in Washington is scheduled to be completed within two weeks.

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Flu Vaccines

Posted: Friday, November 19th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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The Centers for Disease Control says that you are encouraged to get a flu shot to stay healthy and there are influenza vaccines available.

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Extension offers tips to weatherize your home

Posted: Friday, November 19th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Winter is coming and for many that means its time to start weatherizing your home.

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