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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Memorial Day Service

Posted: Tuesday, May 21st, 2013 at 12:10 am

Title: Memorial Day Service
Description: The F Troop and American Legion will perform a Memorial Day Service at Halcyon House on Friday, May 24th at 10am. The service will last around a half hour.
Date: 2013-05-24

IMS Sports Camps

Posted: Tuesday, May 21st, 2013 at 12:10 am

Title: IMS Sports Camps
Description: Iowa Mennonite School is holding basketball and volleyball camps this summer. For more information on dates and times call the school at 319-656-2073.
Date: 2013-06-10

CRP Information Meeting

Posted: Tuesday, May 21st, 2013 at 12:09 am

Title: CRP Information Meeting
Description: A Conservation Reserve Program informational meeting is being held at 6pm Thursday, May 23rd at the Sigourney Public Library.
Date: 2013-05-23

Canner Testing

Posted: Tuesday, May 21st, 2013 at 12:09 am

Title: Canner Testing
Description: Dial gauge pressure canners will be tested at the Washington County Extension Office from Monday, June 3rd through June 17th from 9 to 11am. For more information call 653-4811.
Date: 2013-06-03

St James VBS

Posted: Tuesday, May 21st, 2013 at 12:08 am

Title: St James VBS
Description: All children ages 4 to 12 are invited to attend a Catholic Vacation Bible School at St James Catholic Church from Monday, June 3rd through Friday, June 7th 9am to noon. Register at stjameswashington.org or call 653-4504.
Date: 2013-06-03

Basic Genealogy Class

Posted: Tuesday, May 21st, 2013 at 12:08 am

Title: Basic Genealogy Class
Description: A Basic Genealogy Class will be presented by Wilma Evans on Monday, June 3rd at 1:30 at Parkview Home in Wayland. The free class is open to everyone. For more information call 319-256-2775.
Date: 2013-06-03

Ridiculous Day

Posted: Tuesday, May 21st, 2013 at 12:08 am

Title: Ridiculous Day
Description: Ridiculous Day in Washington is being held Saturday, June 1st, beginning at 8am. There will be dress up contests, bike auction and a parade.
Date: 2013-06-01