Archive for March, 2015

Golden Hawks Looking for Right Formula After a Scrimmage at Solon

Posted: Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk boys’ soccer team got their first taste of action against a foe on Saturday as they traveled to Solon to take on the Trojans.

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Iowa Mennonite Girls Track Runs in First Out Door Track Meet in Belle Plaine

Posted: Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Iowa Mennonite School girls’ track team will have their first outdoor track meet of the season as they travel to Belle Plaine.

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Washington’s New Superintendent Visits the District

Posted: Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 at 6:23 am


Washington Community School District will have a changing of the guard this summer.

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Power Outage Caused by Raccoon

Posted: Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 at 6:22 am

The power is back on after an outage impacted parts of Henry County and led Winfield-Mount Union to cancel classes Monday.

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Call 811 Before Digging

Posted: Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 at 6:22 am

Tomorrow is the first day of April, which is Safe Digging Month.

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Drought Conditions Impact Over a Quarter of Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 at 6:22 am

Approximately 28 percent of Iowa is currently abnormally dry with a fraction of a percent in moderate drought.

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Louisa County K9 Receives Protective Vest

Posted: Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 at 6:22 am

The K9 that serves the Louisa County Sheriff’s Office is receiving a bullet and stab protective vest.

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Weather Plays Biggest Role in Commodity Market

Posted: Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 at 6:21 am

The weather will determine if grain prices increase or decrease this year.

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Sound of Washington Kick-off Party Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 at 6:21 am

The Sound of Washington is kicking off their spring session tonight with an open party.

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USDA Deadlines Extended

Posted: Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 at 6:21 am

Farm owners and producers have an extra week to decide between the Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage, safety net programs established by the 2014 Farm Bill.

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Don Swartzentruber

Posted: Monday, March 30th, 2015 at 9:56 pm

Funeral services for 59-year-old Don Swartzentruber of Kalona will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday (4/3) at the Fairview Mennonite Church in rural Kalona.

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Over 1,000 Without Power in Henry County

Posted: Monday, March 30th, 2015 at 9:41 am

Winfield-Mt. Union schools are cancelled today due to no power.

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Demon Boys’ Track Opens Outdoor Season in West Burlington

Posted: Monday, March 30th, 2015 at 7:01 am

The Washington Demon boys’ track team begins the outdoor portion of their schedule in West Burlington this evening.

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Iowa Mennonite Seniors Participated in Senior All-Star Game

Posted: Monday, March 30th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Five Iowa Mennonite School seniors participated in the Southeast Iowa Senior All-Star Basketball Game Saturday night in Burlington.

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Race Days Are Favorites of Lone Tree Girls’ Track Team

Posted: Monday, March 30th, 2015 at 7:00 am

It can be a challenge to keep a group of high school track athletes focused on constantly getting better when all they do for weeks is run laps.

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Unemployment Rates Fall Slightly in KCII Area

Posted: Monday, March 30th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Unemployment rates across the KCII listening area dropped from January to February according to Iowa Workforce Development.

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Construction at Mid-Prairie Middle School to Begin in April

Posted: Monday, March 30th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Preparations are being made for the addition to Mid-Prairie Middle School in Kalona.

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Pate Discusses Safe at Home Act in Washington

Posted: Monday, March 30th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The Safe at Home Act has passed the Iowa House unanimously.

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Online Reservations Available for Lake Darling State Park

Posted: Monday, March 30th, 2015 at 6:22 am

As the weather improves, interest in camping at Lake Darling State Park is increasing.

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Wednesday Marks End of Energy Assistance Moratorium

Posted: Monday, March 30th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Iowa’s annual winter energy assistance moratorium ends in two days.

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