Archive for May, 2013

Demon Baseball Starts Season at Home

Posted: Tuesday, May 21st, 2013 at 8:30 am

The Washington Demon baseball team starts off the season tonight at home against Eddyville-Blakesburg-Freemont.

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Washington Softball Routs Columbus Junction in Season Opener

Posted: Tuesday, May 21st, 2013 at 8:30 am

The Washington Demon softball team showed that they haven’t missed a beat last night, beating Columbus Junction 11-1 in six innings.

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Mid-Prairie Golf Wraps Up Season at Home

Posted: Tuesday, May 21st, 2013 at 8:29 am

The Mid-Prairie girl’s golf team competed at the regional golf meet last night and finished third, just out of the placing that they needed to move on.

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Mid-Prairie Softball Plays on KCII Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, May 21st, 2013 at 8:29 am

Mid-Prairie softball is in action tonight, as they play their first game of the season.

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Double Rainbow in Southeast Iowa Yesterday

Posted: Tuesday, May 21st, 2013 at 8:25 am

A double rainbow appeared after Monday's thunderstorm, approximately 5 miles north of Keokuk. Photos by Sally Hart - KCII News Director

For more photos of the rainbows visit our KCII Facebook page.

Power Outage Caused Pekin to Cancel Class Yesterday, High School to Meet Today

Posted: Tuesday, May 21st, 2013 at 6:28 am

Pekin schools did not hold class yesterday due to a power outage; the elementary and junior high will not have classes today however, the high school is holding classes.

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‘Wine, Chocolate, and Meet the Artist’ This Thursday

Posted: Tuesday, May 21st, 2013 at 6:27 am

A gallery art walk will be held Thursday night in downtown Washington, coinciding with the year’s first Farmers’ Market.

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Chickens, Inflow and Infiltration, and Garbage Contract On Agenda

Posted: Tuesday, May 21st, 2013 at 6:25 am

Urban chickens are returning to the Washington City Council’s agenda this week with two requests for urban chickens to be discussed and considered at their Wednesday special session meeting.

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FSA Deadlines Approaching

Posted: Tuesday, May 21st, 2013 at 6:25 am

Some farm program deadlines are quickly approaching, announced John R. Whitaker of USDA’s Iowa Farm Service Agency.

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Community Awareness Event to Focus on Synthetic Drugs

Posted: Tuesday, May 21st, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Caring Communities Initiative is holding a community awareness event tonight.

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Free Testing of Pressure Canners Offered

Posted: Tuesday, May 21st, 2013 at 6:23 am

Pressure canners with dial-type pressure gauges can be tested for accuracy at the Washington County Extension Office.

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Mural Planned for Brighton Municipal Building

Posted: Tuesday, May 21st, 2013 at 6:22 am

One side of the Municipal Building in Brighton will soon feature a mural.

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Kalona Fire Department Places Order for New Engine

Posted: Tuesday, May 21st, 2013 at 6:21 am

After years of fundraising, the Kalona Volunteer Fire Department has gathered the necessary funds to purchase a new fire truck.

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Pekin Schools Without Power

Posted: Monday, May 20th, 2013 at 11:15 am

Pekin schools did not hold class today due to a power outage.

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FOR SALE

Posted: Monday, May 20th, 2013 at 9:09 am

New ultrasuede couch, dark brown – $250
319-653-6901

FOR SALE

Posted: Monday, May 20th, 2013 at 9:08 am

100 KW portable trailer generator, 120-480 3 phase, diesel – $10,500 obo
319-461-1610

FOR SALE

Posted: Monday, May 20th, 2013 at 9:07 am

Getzen 400 series silver trumpet, valued at $500 – asking $350
319-530-3747

FOR SALE

Posted: Monday, May 20th, 2013 at 9:07 am

1985 Dixon ZTR, two available, need some work – $350 for both
319-461-4057

FOR SALE

Posted: Monday, May 20th, 2013 at 9:06 am

5-gallon bucket of Arcicoat WB floor coating – $100
Snapper rider 32″ cut, 8hp, electric start, runs, needs work – $150
Husky Supreme garden tractor, new electric clutch, 26hp, 54″ cut, runs but needs motor work – $400
319-461-1657 or 319-461-2013

FOR SALE

Posted: Monday, May 20th, 2013 at 9:05 am

90 CC 4 wheeler – $500
Trek mountain bike – $250
319-461-4296