Archive for September, 2015

Iowa Mennonite Finishes SEISC Tournament Play; Looks Ahead to Lone Tree

Posted: Tuesday, September 29th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Iowa Mennonite School volleyball team advanced to Saturday’s consolation round of the Southeast Iowa Super Conference Tournament in Lone Tree.

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Home Shopping Extravaganza Starts Today

Posted: Tuesday, September 29th, 2015 at 6:27 am

Today is the first day of KCII’s Home Shopping Extravaganza.

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Louisa County Relay for Life is This Weekend

Posted: Tuesday, September 29th, 2015 at 6:25 am

This weekend is the annual Louisa County Relay for Life.

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Two Vehicle Wreck Near Wayland

Posted: Tuesday, September 29th, 2015 at 6:23 am

A two vehicle wreck sent one person to an area hospital Monday morning.

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Jindal Visits Washington

Posted: Tuesday, September 29th, 2015 at 6:23 am

A hopeful for the Republican presidential nomination visited with voters in Washington Monday.

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Four Departments Battle House Fire

Posted: Tuesday, September 29th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Firefighters from four area fire departments fought a house fire into the early hours Tuesday.

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Washington’s Average Cash Rent for Corn, Soybean Acres Highest in District

Posted: Tuesday, September 29th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Overall average cash rents for corn and soybean acres in southeast Iowa has fallen over the last two years.

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IMS FFA Continues Fall Tradition

Posted: Tuesday, September 29th, 2015 at 6:21 am

A fall tradition dating back more than 20 years was recently held at the Iowa Mennonite School.

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Bows and Bullets Members Place at State 4-H Shooting Match

Posted: Tuesday, September 29th, 2015 at 6:21 am


Brock Schaedler and Zane Fisher hold their medals at the State 4-H shooting match. (Submitted photo)

Two Washington County students placed in the top four at the State 4-H shooting match near Montezuma.

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Halloween Activity This Weekend at Marr Park

Posted: Tuesday, September 29th, 2015 at 6:20 am

It’s that time of year as Halloween activities are being organized. At Marr Park, there will be a Halloween hike this weekend for all ages, that will be not so scary.

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Dorothy Thomas

Posted: Tuesday, September 29th, 2015 at 5:49 am

Celebration of life service for 97 year-old Dorothy Thomas of Sigourney will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday (10/24) at First Presbyterian Church in Sigourney. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until service time on Saturday (10/24)  at the church. the  Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Sigourney is assisting with arrangements.

Joan Elizabeth Shank

Posted: Monday, September 28th, 2015 at 10:44 am

Visitation services for 89-year-old Joan Elizabeth Shank of Washington will be held at 12:30 p.m. Sunday (10/4) at the Bethel United Methodist Church.

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WACO Competes in Conference Tournament at Lone Tree

Posted: Monday, September 28th, 2015 at 7:02 am

Following their performance Thursday night at Winfield-Mt. Union in the opening pool play round of the Southeast Iowa Super Conference volleyball tournament the WACO Warriors advanced to play in the consolation rounds of the tournament Saturday in Lone Tree.

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Washington Rushes Past Solon, Traveling to Fort Madison this Week

Posted: Monday, September 28th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Over the last three seasons, the Solon Spartans football team is 20-0 when they outrush their opponents.

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Mid-Prairie Takes Third at Home Tourney

Posted: Monday, September 28th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie volleyball team hosted their Golden Hawk Invitational on Saturday in Wellman.

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W-MU Mounts Comeback, Downs Lone Tree to Stay Undefeated

Posted: Monday, September 28th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The remaining undefeated team in Class A District 6 got their first taste of adversity during the 2015 season Friday.

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Tomorrow Home Shopping Extravaganza Begins

Posted: Monday, September 28th, 2015 at 6:25 am

The biannual Home Shopping Extravaganza on KCII begins tomorrow.

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Fairfield Police Investigate Possible Abduction Attempt

Posted: Monday, September 28th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Fairfield Police say two younger females reported being approached by a suspicious male near a bus stop.

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Republican Presidential Hopeful in Washington Today

Posted: Monday, September 28th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Today a candidate seeking the Republican presidential nomination is meeting with voters in Washington.

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Veterans Liberty Center to Help Local Veterans

Posted: Monday, September 28th, 2015 at 6:22 am

A nonprofit group is opening a center to help veterans in the area.

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