Archive for June, 2015

Unemployment Rates Drop Slightly in KCII Listening Area

Posted: Thursday, June 25th, 2015 at 6:22 am

While the State of Iowa’s unemployment rate remained unchanged from April to May, Washington and area counties had slight decreases.

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Grassley Says Confederate Flag Should Not be Flown

Posted: Thursday, June 25th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The state legislature of South Carolina has voted to open debate removing the Confederate Flag from its State House.

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Elderly Waiver Program Wavering

Posted: Thursday, June 25th, 2015 at 6:22 am

In Washington County, people can enroll in a program aimed at helping them age in their homes safely as opposed to going to a nursing homes, but the future of it looks grim.

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Jefferson County Fair Continues

Posted: Thursday, June 25th, 2015 at 6:20 am

The first county fair in the State of Iowa is underway.

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Lawrence “Roger” Schuetze

Posted: Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 at 5:38 pm

Funeral Mass for 82-year-old Lawrence “Roger” Schuetze of Columbus Junction

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Panthers Down Demons on Softball Diamond

Posted: Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 at 7:01 am

The first round of conference games is now in the books for the Washington Demon softball team (2-19 overall).

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Top Rated Huskies Too Much for Iowa Mennonite School Softball

Posted: Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 at 7:01 am

In their first game since being anointed the top team in Class 2A, the Highland Huskies (13-2 overall) continued their stellar mid season play.

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Golden Hawks Representing Special Olympics Against Demons

Posted: Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Two KCII local softball squads are teaming up for a special cause tonight.

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More Rain, Thunderstorms Expected

Posted: Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Over half an inch of rain was recorded in Washington the first six hours of the day today.

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Body Pulled from Iowa River Identified

Posted: Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 at 6:23 am

It’s still unclear how the man whose body was pulled from the Iowa River last week died.

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Low-Cost Spay and Neuter Services Offered

Posted: Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Tilly (left) and Walter are available for adoption at PAWS and More Animal Shelter. Contributed photos.

Monday is the next drop off day at PAWS and More Animal Shelter in Washington for the low cost spay and neuter program.

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Trek Fest Entering 31st Year

Posted: Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The future birthplace of Captain Kirk is hosting the 31st annual Trek Fest Friday and Saturday.

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Wet Conditions Slow Field Work

Posted: Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Wet conditions across Iowa slowed farmers’ field activities and in Southeast Iowa only 2.2 days were suitable for field work last week.

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Washington Council Directs Sale of $2.3M in Bonds

Posted: Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 at 6:21 am

The Washington City Council approved a resolution directing the sale of $2,335,000 in general obligation capital loan notes at last night’s council meeting.

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County Employees’ Wages Approved

Posted: Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 at 6:20 am

The wages for Washington County employees were approved at yesterday’s Washington County board of supervisors meeting unanimously.

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Submit Pictures of Whoopee Days to Chamber

Posted: Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 at 6:20 am

Those with photos from last weekend’s Whoopee Days are asked to share them with the Brighton Chamber of Commerce.

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Body Found in Iowa River Identified

Posted: Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015 at 3:02 pm

The body of a man pulled from the Iowa River last week will be further examined to determine what caused his death.

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FOR SALE

Posted: Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015 at 10:10 am

Hedge posts.

Load of firewood, $60

Call 319-461-0208

FOR SALE

Posted: Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015 at 10:10 am

Toro riding mower, 42 inch deck.

Call 319-430-9914

FOR SALE

Posted: Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015 at 10:10 am

Kitchen table, $50

Exterior doors, $20/each

Twin mattresses, $25

Call 319-863-3137