Archive for April, 2012

Keota Council Discussing Swimming Pool Clean Up

Posted: Monday, April 2nd, 2012 at 6:24 am

The City Council of Keota will be meeting tonight to discuss pool cleaning among other things. They will continue their conversation regarding the pool after arrangements with Lagos Acres were settled in previous meetings.

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Helium Shortage, But Hospitals Okay for Now

Posted: Monday, April 2nd, 2012 at 6:23 am

There is a shortage of helium in the world, and while you may see helium as a gas used for fun in balloons, and to make your voice sound different, it’s actually used in medical applications. Denni Brown with the Radiology Department at Washington County Hospital and Clinics says they use helium to cool the magnets for MRI machines.

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Riverside Discusses Change to TrekFest Parade Route

Posted: Monday, April 2nd, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Riverside City Council is meeting tonight. At their meeting they will discuss a route change for the TrekFest parade. They will also be talking about a grant application to the Washington County Riverboat Foundation for equipment purchases at the fire department.

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Severe Weather Awareness Week Starts Today

Posted: Monday, April 2nd, 2012 at 6:21 am

This is Severe Weather Awareness Week and all this week, KCII in conjunction with the National Weather Service will be looking at different topics related to severe weather.  

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Betty Gene Seiwert

Posted: Sunday, April 1st, 2012 at 7:33 pm

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Funeral services for 93 year old Betty Gene Seiwert formerly of Richland will be held at 11:00 Tuesday at Mother Cabrini Catholic Church in Richland.  

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Charles M. Plecker

Posted: Sunday, April 1st, 2012 at 1:11 pm

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Funeral services for 93 year-old Charles M. Plecker of Ainsworth will be at 10:00 AM on Wednesday at the Beatty Funeral Home in Washington.

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April 1, 2012

Posted: Sunday, April 1st, 2012 at 7:34 am

Birthday winner — Tony Hamilton of Washington

House Explosion Reported near Ainsworth

Posted: Sunday, April 1st, 2012 at 6:31 am

Around 8:30 last night, the Washington County Safety Center received numerous reports of an explosion southeast of Riverside near Ainsworth.

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Government Officials Coming to Visit Washington

Posted: Sunday, April 1st, 2012 at 6:30 am

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Southeast Iowa will be receiving a visit from two Government officials on Tuesday.  

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Spring Field Day Discussing Cover Crops This Week

Posted: Sunday, April 1st, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The Iowa State University Extension is hosting a workshop this week to educate area farmers about farming methods that can help them throughout the year.  

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Riverside Council Changing TrekFest Parade Route

Posted: Sunday, April 1st, 2012 at 6:23 am

The Riverside City Council is meeting tomorrow night. At their meeting they will discuss a route change for the TrekFest parade. They will also be talking about a grant application to the Washington County Riverboat Foundation for equipment purchases at the fire department.

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Keota School Board Holding Two Worksessions

Posted: Sunday, April 1st, 2012 at 6:21 am

The Keota Community School Board will hold two work sessions tomorrow. The first session will be held at 4:00pm tomorrow in the superintendent’s office.

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