Archive for December, 2011

December 25, 2011

Posted: Monday, December 26th, 2011 at 8:03 am

Birthday winner — Kenneth Luckey

Anniversary winners — Jack and Doris Moore of Brighton

Chimney Fire in Washington

Posted: Monday, December 26th, 2011 at 7:45 am

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About 6:00 this morning, the Washington County Safety Center received a call of a fire in the 300 block of East 5th Street in Washington.  

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Board of Supervisors Approving Employment Contract

Posted: Monday, December 26th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are holding their regular meeting tomorrow and they will be approving the employment contract and agreement for Jacob Thorius as the new County Engineer.  

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Local Students Nominated for Military Academies

Posted: Monday, December 26th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Senator Tom Harkin has nominated some southeast Iowa students for appointments to military academies.  

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Ways to Get Rid of Christmas Trees

Posted: Monday, December 26th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Now that Christmas is over people are wondering what they can do with their live trees.  

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DHS Exploring Changes

Posted: Monday, December 26th, 2011 at 6:25 am

The Iowa Department of Human Services is looking at ways they can make long term changes to the way they investigate cases of child abuse.

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Staying Motivated with Resolutions

Posted: Monday, December 26th, 2011 at 6:24 am

One of the more common New Year’s resolutions is to lose weight. Teri Hartzler from Bodywrx Fitness in Washington says they get a lot of new memberships around New Years, and many of those memberships are cancelled within a few months.

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Power Outages in an Ice Storm

Posted: Monday, December 26th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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Frozen precipitation could happen at any time during the winter and Alliant Energy has tips to pass along if you should lose power during an ice storm.  

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Holiday Drunk Driving

Posted: Monday, December 26th, 2011 at 6:22 am

Drunk Driving accidents increase around the holidays, especially around New Years.

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Disaster Exercise Set to Focus on a Global Flu Pandemic Next Month

Posted: Monday, December 26th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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Anyone participating in the Community Emergency Response Team or Washington County COAD have another upcoming opportunity to participate in an exercise to work together as part of a disaster planning and response team.  

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Robert F. McDowell

Posted: Sunday, December 25th, 2011 at 5:53 pm

Funeral services for 87 year old Robert F. McDowell of Keota will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Tuesday at the United Church of Faith in Keota.

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V.Grace Lytle

Posted: Saturday, December 24th, 2011 at 5:33 pm

Graveside services for 96 year-old V. Grace Lytle of Washington will be held at 1:00 pm Tuesday at the Elm Grove Cemetery in Washington.

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Merry Christmas!

Posted: Saturday, December 24th, 2011 at 6:30 am

The management and staff of KCII wish you and your loved ones a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.  Thanks for listening!

Robert F. McDowell

Posted: Saturday, December 24th, 2011 at 5:33 am

Robert F. McDowell of Keota died Saturday, December 24th at his home.

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Mid-Prairie Splits With Rival Spartans

Posted: Friday, December 23rd, 2011 at 8:25 am

Solon, IA – The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks finished out the pre-holiday part of their campaign with a double header at rival Solon Thursday night.

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December 24, 2011

Posted: Friday, December 23rd, 2011 at 8:06 am

Birthday winner — Brock Moore of South English

December 23, 2011

Posted: Friday, December 23rd, 2011 at 8:05 am

Birthday winner — Marylyne Jewel

Anniversary winners — Charles and Coleen Sojka of Riverside, 44 years

Crews Battle House Fire in Washington Yesterday

Posted: Friday, December 23rd, 2011 at 6:30 am

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At 9:29 this morning, the Washington County Safety Center received several reports of a house fire in Washington.

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Washington Resident Holds Book Reading

Posted: Friday, December 23rd, 2011 at 6:29 am

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A local author held a book reading at the Washington Public Library last night.  

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Enrollment in Community College Levels Out

Posted: Friday, December 23rd, 2011 at 6:28 am

After years of increasing student enrollment, community colleges across the country are starting to see levels flatten out.

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