Archive for December, 2014

Kalona Middle School Essay Winners Announced

Posted: Monday, December 29th, 2014 at 6:21 am

A handful of Mid-Prairie Middle School students were recognized by the City of Kalona for essays they wrote.

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Annual Registration for ATVs and Snowmobiles Due Wednesday

Posted: Monday, December 29th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Annual registration for snowmobiles, off-road utility vehicles and all-terrain vehicles, or ATVs is due by the end of the year.

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FOR SALE

Posted: Sunday, December 28th, 2014 at 7:59 pm

Golden table lamp with shade, $5

Call 319-656-3265

FOR SALE

Posted: Sunday, December 28th, 2014 at 7:58 pm

1975 RCA console colored T.V. with remote. $20

Call 319-656-3265

December 28th, 2014

Posted: Sunday, December 28th, 2014 at 7:35 am

Birthday winner – Tony Kuntz of Washington

Anniversary winners – Larry & Dorothy Samuels of Sigourney

Mid-Prairie Boys’ Basketball Looks to Bounce Back in Second Half of Season

Posted: Sunday, December 28th, 2014 at 7:00 am

The Golden Hawks loss their first seven games to start the season.

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Take Care of Christmas Trees, Avoid Home Fires

Posted: Sunday, December 28th, 2014 at 6:22 am

As the holiday season winds down, people are reminded to take care of Christmas trees to avoid fires.

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YMCA & Kalona to Begin Partnership January 5th

Posted: Sunday, December 28th, 2014 at 6:21 am

YMCA of Washington County and Kalona will begin their partnership on Monday.

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Ramola “Jeri” Shipley

Posted: Saturday, December 27th, 2014 at 7:53 pm

Funeral service for 86 year old Ramola “Jerri” Shipley of Delta will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, December 31, 2014, at Powell Funeral Home in Sigourney, with Rev. Jim Stout officiating.

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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