Archive for February, 2015

Additional Chance to See Brinton Show at Opera House

Posted: Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 at 6:21 am

There will be two world premieres at the Ainsworth Opera House next month.

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Chili Cook-off Taking Place in West Chester

Posted: Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 at 6:21 am

The public is invited to prepare their best batch of chili for a contest coming up this weekend.

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Flu Remains Widespread in Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 at 6:20 am

Flu activity in Iowa is considered minimal but widespread at this time with the State Hygienic Laboratory detecting six flu A, one flu A subtype pending, and four flu B cases.

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BREAKING NEWS: Barn Fire in Rural Kalona

Posted: Monday, February 23rd, 2015 at 11:00 am

A barn caught fire in rural Kalona this morning.

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Two Demon Wrestlers Medal at State Tournament

Posted: Monday, February 23rd, 2015 at 7:02 am

The Washington Demon wrestling team returns from Des Moines with two state medal winners.

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Recap Of Mid-Prairie Wrestling at State

Posted: Monday, February 23rd, 2015 at 7:02 am

The Mid-Prairie Wrestling is now under books but saw some success in state in Des Monies.

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Area Wrestlers Compete in State Tournament’s Final Day

Posted: Monday, February 23rd, 2015 at 7:01 am

Several KCII area wrestlers also found themselves compete for a podium spot on the final day of the state tournament in Des Moines.

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Demon Boys’ Basketball Starts Postseason Run Versus Williamsburg

Posted: Monday, February 23rd, 2015 at 7:00 am

For the second time in less than a week, the Washington Demons (6-15 overall) and the Williamsburg Raiders (20-1 overall) boys’ basketball teams will square off against each other.

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Lone Tree Lions Girls Basketball Graduating Two Seniors

Posted: Monday, February 23rd, 2015 at 6:59 am

It was an up and down year for the Lone Tree Lions girls’ basketball team, as they finished with an 8-14 record. They had a six game losing streak at the beginning of the season, and at one time having a four game winning streak towards the end of the season.

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Legislators Field Constituents’ Questions at Briefing

Posted: Monday, February 23rd, 2015 at 6:23 am

Representative Jarad Klein, Senator Kevin Kinney and Representative Dave Heaton met with constituents Saturday morning at the second legislative briefing of the session at the Washington County Courthouse.

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Washington County Above State Averages for Corn and Soybean Yields

Posted: Monday, February 23rd, 2015 at 6:23 am

In 2014, Iowa corn growers produced the third largest crop on record with 2.37 billion bushels.

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Keota School Board Approves Budget Cuts

Posted: Monday, February 23rd, 2015 at 6:23 am

At a special meeting last week, the Keota School Board voted to reduce the size of the elementary school’s teaching staff.

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Home Shopping Extravaganza Starts Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, February 23rd, 2015 at 6:23 am

Tomorrow KCII Radio’s bi-annual Home Shopping Extravaganza will begin at 10 a.m.

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Deadline for Cities to Submit Budget Approaching

Posted: Monday, February 23rd, 2015 at 6:22 am

The deadline for Riverside to submit a budget for next fiscal year is approaching.

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Full Report Released for Fatal Accident in Washington County

Posted: Monday, February 23rd, 2015 at 6:22 am

The Iowa State Patrol has released the full accident report for a fatal wreck on G36 Friday morning, north of Washington near Nutmeg Avenue.

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Vacancies Remain on Kalona Boards

Posted: Monday, February 23rd, 2015 at 6:21 am

Those living in Kalona interested in volunteering their time on one of the city’s boards can contact city hall.

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Two Fires Extinguished Sunday Morning

Posted: Monday, February 23rd, 2015 at 6:21 am

Early Sunday, at 12:09 a.m., the Washington Fire Department responded to a fire call in the 1100 block of West 18th Street, east of Highway 1.

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Most of Washington County Students Vaccinated

Posted: Monday, February 23rd, 2015 at 6:21 am

The Iowa Department of Public Health has released a report of how many students have been vaccinated with vaccines required by law in the state’s public schools during the 2013-2014 school year.

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Faye Henry

Posted: Sunday, February 22nd, 2015 at 7:04 pm

Celebration of life services for 90-year-old Faye E. Henry of Washington will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, February 25 (2/25), at the Jones and Eden Funeral Home in Washington. Visitation will begin at noon Tuesday, February 24 (2/24) at the Jones and Eden Funeral Home in Washington where the family will receive friends from 5:30 until 7:30 Tuesday evening. Internment will take place at the Elm Grove Cemetery in Washington. Memorials have been established for the Washington Tree Committee. Online Condolences may be sent for Faye’s family through the web at www.jonesfh.com.

Ralph Greenlee

Posted: Sunday, February 22nd, 2015 at 6:58 pm

Celebration of life services for 83-year-old Ralph Wakefield Greenlee of Washington will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 25 (2/25) at the Jones and Eden Funeral Home in Washington. Military Honors will be held after the Funeral Service. Visitation will begin at noon on Tuesday, February 24 (2/24) at the Jones and Edin Funeral Home in Washington where the family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 Tuesday evening. Internment will take place at the Elm Grove Cemetery in Washington. Memorials have been established for Alzheimers Association or the Central Park Community Center. Online condolences may be sent for Ralph’s family through the web at www.jonesfh.com.