Archive for August, 2015

Kathy D. Murphy

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2015 at 11:30 am

A memorial visitation for 82-year-old Kathy D. Murphy of Washington, formerly of Shelbyville, Indiana, will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday (9/3) at the Jones Eden Funeral Home in Washington.

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Ernest Lyle Kitchen

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2015 at 9:13 am

No services are planned at this time for 65-year-old Ernest Lyle Kitchen of rural Brighton.

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AUGUST 31, 2015

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2015 at 8:29 am

BIRTHDAY WINNER  - Leslie Allender, Washington

Area Volleyball Teams Compete at West Branch Weekend Tournament

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2015 at 7:00 am

The West Branch Bears hosted a volleyball tournament Saturday that included KCII area teams Highland, Lone Tree and Winfield Mt. Union.

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IMS Hosts Early Bird This Week

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2015 at 7:00 am

This week marks one of the unofficial kick offs to the fall sports season when Iowa Mennonite School cross country hosts their annual early bird meet Tuesday.

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WMU Football Crushes Iowa Valley

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2015 at 7:00 am

Mother nature pushing their season opening win back a day had no affect on the Winfield-Mount Union Wolves football team (1-0 overall).

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Columbus Football Edges WACO in Season Opening Shootout

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2015 at 7:00 am

A week one shootout took place on the gridiron between two KCII-area football teams Friday in Wayland.

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KCII Area Scoreboard

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2015 at 6:59 am

Here are volleyball results from Saturday, August 29.

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State Auditor Visiting Riverside Today

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2015 at 6:24 am

The audit managers from the Iowa State Auditor’s office will be visiting Riverside this evening.

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Over 200 Have Cast Ballots Early in School Elections

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2015 at 6:23 am

Over 200 people in Washington County have already cast ballots for the September 8th school elections.

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Rotary Holding 25th Annual Turkey Dinner

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2015 at 6:22 am

A fundraiser held annually for over two decades is coming up in a few weeks.

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Veterans Heading to Wisconsin for Fishing Trip

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2015 at 6:22 am

A group of veterans is heading to Wisconsin for a fishing trip.

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Washington County’s Unemployment Rate Remains Below Three Percent

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2015 at 6:22 am

From June to July, Washington County’s unemployment rate remained unchanged at 2.8 percent.

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Williams, Raber Seeking Kirkwood Seat

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2015 at 6:21 am

Residents of Washington County, regardless of school district, will all be able to vote for a position with Kirkwood Community College. Lorraine Williams and Ed Raber are on the ballot for the Kirkwood Board of Trustees. Listen to today’s Washington Page for the full interview with Williams and tomorrow’s Washington Page for the full interview with Raber.

Washington school board candidates:
- Stephanie Ellingson (district 1)
- Troy Suchan (district 3)
- Sonia Leyva (district 4)
- Eric Turner (at-large)
Mid-Prairie school board candidates:
- Jodi Meader (director to fill vacancy, term ending 2017)
Director candidates (elect 4):
- Derick Cranston
- Charles D. Freeman
- Jeremy L. Pickard
- George Schaefer
- Marianne Schlabach
Highland school board candidates:
District 2 – Mike Golden
District 4 – Lois Schneider
District 6 (elect 1):
- Cindy Michel
- Terry Philips
- Abigail Sojka
Director at-large (elect 1):
- Darrick Edlridge
- Nathan Robinson
Kirkwood merged area
District 4 (elect 1):
- Ed Raber
- Lorraine Williams

Foggy Conditions in Washington County

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2015 at 6:21 am

Just over an inch of rain fell Friday with another tenth of an inch on Saturday in Washington.

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Brian Durst

Posted: Sunday, August 30th, 2015 at 3:42 pm

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August 30th, 2015

Posted: Sunday, August 30th, 2015 at 7:34 am

Birthday winner – Tom Tanner of Washington

Anniversary winners – Tom and Mary Kay Hora

IMS Grad Perez Contining Volleyball Career in Kansas

Posted: Sunday, August 30th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Iowa Mennonite School graduate Casey Perez is continuing her athletic and academic career at Hesston College in Kansas.

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Demons’ Anderson Shows Off Leg Versus Pella

Posted: Sunday, August 30th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Junior Kyle Anderson attempts a field goal during early season practice. Anderson went three for three on extra point attempts, and converted a 29 yard field goal against Pella on Friday. Photo by Nate Gonner.

The newest placekicker for the Washington Demons football team made a good first impression Friday night.

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Dogs Welcome at Washington Pool Today

Posted: Sunday, August 30th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Does your dog enjoy swimming?

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