Archive for December, 2014

Pretz Helping Columbus Girls’ Basketball to Quick Start

Posted: Saturday, December 27th, 2014 at 7:00 am

A senior of the Columbus Wildcat girls basketball team (6-2 overall; 5-2 overall) is near to top of the Southeast Iowa Super Conference North division in scoring.

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Anding Becoming Consistent Scorer for Washington

Posted: Saturday, December 27th, 2014 at 7:00 am

It’s hard to believe the newest starter for the Washington Demon boys basketball team (1-5 overall; 0-1 conference) only scored 12 points combined at the varsity level last season.

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Beatty Continues Preparation For National Cyclocross Event

Posted: Saturday, December 27th, 2014 at 7:00 am

Photo Courtesy of Mark Beatty

A Washington teenager continues her preparation for the nation’s biggest all-terrain cycling event next month.

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Mid-Prairie Girls Basketball Looking For Strong Second Half of Season

Posted: Saturday, December 27th, 2014 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk girls basketball team is looking for better play in the second half of the season.

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Balanced Scoring Leading to Highland BB Success

Posted: Saturday, December 27th, 2014 at 7:00 am

The Highland Huskies boys basketball team is off to a great start heading into the second half of the basketball season.

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Winter Vacation Bible School Monday for All Children

Posted: Saturday, December 27th, 2014 at 6:23 am

An event to get children out of the house for a day of winter break is being held Monday in Washington.

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Christmas Music Continues on KCII

Posted: Saturday, December 27th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The final weekend of Christmas music segments on KCII Radio for the year begins today.

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Retired Lake Darling State Park Manager to be Celebrated

Posted: Saturday, December 27th, 2014 at 6:22 am

A retired Lake Darling State Park employee will be celebrated at the lodge tomorrow afternoon.

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Applications to be Reviewed for Washington Superintendent Post

Posted: Saturday, December 27th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The superintendent search continues for the Washington Community School District Tuesday with a closed session meeting of the school board.

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Prune Oak Trees During Winter

Posted: Saturday, December 27th, 2014 at 6:21 am


(Contributed photo.)

Winter is the best time to prune oak trees in Iowa, according to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists.

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February Deadline Set for Healthcare Enrollment

Posted: Saturday, December 27th, 2014 at 6:20 am

The deadline to sign up for a healthcare plan, or choose a new one, is February 15th.

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Louisa County Conservation Holding Survival Camp

Posted: Saturday, December 27th, 2014 at 6:20 am

The last extreme adventure of 2014 is being held at the Langwood Education Center next week.

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Amaryllis Bulbs Can Bloom Annually

Posted: Saturday, December 27th, 2014 at 6:20 am

Proper practices can get an amarayllis bulb to bloom on an annual basis.

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Edmond Kautz

Posted: Friday, December 26th, 2014 at 4:33 pm

Funeral Services for 88 year old Edmond Kautz of Columbus Junction, formerly of Muscatine, are on Monday December 29th, 2014 2:00pm at the Geo. M. Wittich-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services in Muscatine. Visitation will be Monday December 29th, 2014, from 1:00pm until service time at the Geo. M. Wittich-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery with military rites by the combined units of the V.F.W. Post 1565 and the American Legion Post #27. A general memorial fund has been established. Sympathy notes may be left for the family at www.lewisfuneralhomes.com.

Dorothy Leona Bartholomew

Posted: Friday, December 26th, 2014 at 12:09 pm

Celebration of life services for 82 year old Dorothy Leona Bartholomew, from Washington will be held at 10 a.m. On Tuesday, December 30th at the Immanuel Lutheran Church.

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Seniors Help Keota Girls’ Basketball Shine in First Half

Posted: Friday, December 26th, 2014 at 7:00 am

For a third straight season the Keota Eagle girls’ basketball team (7-3 overall; 6-3 conference) ends the first half of the season with a winning mark.

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Washington Wrestlers Finish the Year Strong

Posted: Friday, December 26th, 2014 at 7:00 am

As a whole, the Washington wrestling team has been almost unbeatable on the mat during the first part of the season.

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IMS’s Cassidy Bontrager Signs Letter of Intent

Posted: Friday, December 26th, 2014 at 7:00 am

Iowa Mennonite School’s senior Cassidy Bontrager who played goalie, defender, and forward will be continuing her soccer career after graduation.

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IMS Girls’ Basketball Ends On a High Note Going Into New Year

Posted: Friday, December 26th, 2014 at 7:00 am

The Iowa Mennonite girls basketball team ended the first half of their season on a high note going into winter break.

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Flu Activity High in the Midwest

Posted: Friday, December 26th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Influenza activity continues to increase in Iowa with 11 schools reporting 10 percent or greater absenteeism due to illness across the state.

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