Archive for February, 2015

Mid-Prairie Wrestlers Competing in Des Moines

Posted: Thursday, February 19th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Three Mid-Prairie wrestlers are competing today for their chance to get an individual state title.

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Area Wrestlers to Compete in 2015 Wrestling Tournament

Posted: Thursday, February 19th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Several wrestlers will represent KCII area schools at the state tournament in Des Moines.

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Keota Boys’ Basketball Begins Postseason Run in Sigourney

Posted: Thursday, February 19th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Last year’s postseason run for the Keota Eagles basketball team (12-9 overall) ended at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.

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Mid-Prairie Falls Short in Overtime Against Benton

Posted: Thursday, February 19th, 2015 at 7:00 am

It was a classic in Tim Grady Gymnasium last night as the Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks (15-8) faced off in a quarterfinal match up with the Benton Bobcats (13-10).

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Kalona Sees Drop in Property Tax Revenue

Posted: Thursday, February 19th, 2015 at 6:23 am

The impact of Iowa’s property tax reform is being felt in Washington County.

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State Wrestling Meet Starts Today, Four Demons to Take the Mat

Posted: Thursday, February 19th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Four Washington Demon wrestlers will take the mat in the first round of the State Wrestling Tournament today.

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Supervisors Approve Sheriff’s Service Agreements

Posted: Thursday, February 19th, 2015 at 6:23 am

The overall cost for service agreements between the seven cities in Washington County and the Washington County Sheriff’s Office increased.

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Cold Temperatures and Snow in Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, February 19th, 2015 at 6:23 am


Last night the temperature dropped to -4 degrees in Washington, while yesterday’s high temperature was in the single digits at just 9 degrees above zero.

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Riverside Fire Finance Discussion Continues

Posted: Thursday, February 19th, 2015 at 6:22 am

It’s still unclear how the Riverside Fire Department’s finances will be handled in the future.

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Chimney Fire Near Wellman Wednesday

Posted: Thursday, February 19th, 2015 at 6:22 am


A chimney fire was reported near Wellman yesterday morning at approximately 10 a.m.

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Local Author’s Second Novel Available Now

Posted: Thursday, February 19th, 2015 at 6:21 am

A local author has released another book.

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Washington Business Park Work Progresses

Posted: Thursday, February 19th, 2015 at 6:21 am


For a fee not to exceed $226,000, the Washington City Council approved an engineering agreement for the business park design.

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More People Self-Preparing Taxes

Posted: Thursday, February 19th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Over 27 million individual tax returns have been processed so far this tax season across the United States.

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BREAKING NEWS: Chimney Fire North of Wellman

Posted: Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 at 10:56 am

A chimney fire has been reported north of Wellman this morning.

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WANTED

Posted: Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 at 9:47 am

Clear shower doors for front of greenhouse, don’t have to match.

Call 319-646-2431 Janet

FOR SALE

Posted: Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 at 9:47 am

110cc youth 4 wheeler, $650

18 horse power cub cadet rider mower with blade, $650

Call 319 863 3691

FOR SALE

Posted: Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 at 9:46 am

Camper for sale, $5000 or best offer.

Contact 319-461-5489 for more information.

FOR SALE

Posted: Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 at 9:46 am

Firewood, various hardwoods, $80 a load.
Contact 319-461-0208

FOR SALE

Posted: Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 at 9:45 am

Light grey recliner, $75.

Call 319-653-9964

February 18, 2015

Posted: Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 at 9:44 am

BIRTHDAY WINNER – Emily Hora

ANNIVERSARY WINNER – Mike & Felica Humphrey