Archive for December, 2014

Winter Solstice Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, December 20th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Tomorrow is the winter solstice.

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Protect Plants from Rabbits Over Winter

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


Contributed photo.

While trees and shrubs are not as active in winter, they still need care and protection from rabbits.

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Annual Garbage Stickers Available

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

Annual garbage stickers for 2015 for the City of Washington are now available.

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FOR SALE

Posted: Friday, December 19th, 2014 at 1:51 pm

Four cylinder wood splitter on wheels, $650

6 ft s10 truck bed, good tail gate, $200 obo.

2 ’99 s10 extended cab doors, $50 dollars each.

Call 660-216-3715

FOR SALE

Posted: Friday, December 19th, 2014 at 1:51 pm

Basic refrigerator

319-461-8186

FOR SALE

Posted: Friday, December 19th, 2014 at 1:50 pm

For sale: Antique solid oak oblong chest of 3 drawers. $75.00

Call 319-212-1988

December 19. 2014

Posted: Friday, December 19th, 2014 at 8:16 am

BIRTHDAY WINNER – Olivia Atilano, Washington, 1

Bonus Points Difference in Washington’s Wrestling Victory over Keokuk

Posted: Friday, December 19th, 2014 at 7:00 am

Style points played a factor Thursday evening in a Southeast Conference wrestling showdown between the Washington Demons and the Keokuk Chiefs.

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Washington Boys’ Basketball Enter Conference Play Tonight

Posted: Friday, December 19th, 2014 at 7:00 am

For the first time this season, the Washington Demon boys’ (1-3 overall) face off against a Southeast Conference opponent, traveling to Keokuk for a battle with the Chiefs (3-1 overall; 2-0 conference).

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Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks Basketball Teams Square off with Cascade

Posted: Friday, December 19th, 2014 at 7:00 am

After a doubleheader split Tuesday against Tipton, the Mid Prairie Golden Hawk girls’ and boys’ basketball teams return to conference play at Tim Grady Gymnasium against River Valley Conference member Cascade.

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Mid-Prairie Goes 1-2 in Dual at Bellevue

Posted: Friday, December 19th, 2014 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks wrestling team went to Bellevue yesterday to take on Bellevue, Midland, and North Cedar.

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Hoops Action Around the Area

Posted: Friday, December 19th, 2014 at 6:59 am

Many of the KCII area basketball teams are featured in conference matchups this evening.

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Christmas Music on KCII Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, December 19th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A holiday tradition for KCII Radio will kick off tomorrow.

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Kalona Community Center Being Revamped

Posted: Friday, December 19th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The ongoing renovations at the Kalona Community Center should be done in time for an open house scheduled for next month.

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Two Cited After Chasing Deer in Vehicle

Posted: Friday, December 19th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Two men are charged with hunting infractions after an incident yesterday.

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Law Enforcement Training at Kirkwood

Posted: Friday, December 19th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Training exercises are being conducted by local law enforcement agencies today at the Kirkwood Washington Regional Center.

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Sitler Avenue to be Reworked

Posted: Friday, December 19th, 2014 at 6:22 am

A narrow street near the Washington High School will be widened in 2015.

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Shotgun Deer Hunting Season Ends Sunday

Posted: Friday, December 19th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The second half of Iowa’s shotgun deer hunting season ends Sunday.

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Santa Stopping in Brighton for Breakfast

Posted: Friday, December 19th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Children will have a chance to have breakfast with Santa before he drops off presents next week.

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Elaine Zahs

Posted: Thursday, December 18th, 2014 at 11:02 am

Celebration of Life Services for 90 year old Elaine Zahs of Ainsworth, will be held at 3:00pm Sunday, December 21st, 2014, at the Jones & Eden Funeral Home in Washington with Mike Zahs officiating. Calling hours will begin at 10:00am Sunday, December 21st, 2014, at the Jones & Eden Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 1pm until 3pm. Interment will be held at the Elm Grove Cemetery in Washington. Memorials have been established for Salem Church of God or Camp Courageous. Online condolences may be sent for Elaine’s family through the web at www.jonesfh.com. The Jones and Eden Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.