Archive for November, 2015

Winfield Lottery Winner Steps Forward

Posted: Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 at 6:28 am


(Pictured are left, Brian Smith Countree Store owner, right, Mike Hartman lottery winner. Submitted photo)

The Winfield million dollar lottery winner stepped forward and claimed his prize Monday afternoon at lottery headquarters in Clive.

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From California to Iowa to Texas – One Dog’s Journey Home for the Holidays

Posted: Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 at 6:25 am


Harley is being reunited with her rescuer over the holidays. Photo courtesy of Mindy Howe

A dog who was rescued in California in 2011 turned up in Washington this fall and will be reuniting with her original rescuer this week in Texas.

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Three Injured in Wrong Way Crash

Posted: Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Three people were injured in a two vehicle crash just after 9:30 Sunday night on Highway 34 near the Des Moines and Henry county line.

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Big Red Radio to Visit Hy-Vee

Posted: Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 at 6:22 am

KCII’s Big Red Radio will be visiting the Washington Hy-Vee tomorrow afternoon for the next stop on the KCII Caring Christmas Food Drive.

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Sound of Washington Presents Radio Show Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 at 6:22 am


Members of the Sound of Washington. Photos courtesy of Amy Drayfahl

The Sound of Washington is presenting their radio show tonight at the Washington Community Center.

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City Requests Shorter Extension from Riverboat Foundation

Posted: Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 at 6:21 am

An extension request from the City of Washington for a $125,000 grant was not approved at least week’s Washington County Riverboat Foundation board meeting.

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Columbus Junction Council Hears Report on New Program

Posted: Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 at 6:20 am

Columbus Junction City Council members heard a report on a Louisa County program, at their recent meeting.

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Washington’s Trash, Leaf Pick Up Change

Posted: Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 at 6:20 am

Trash collection in the City of Washington is altered this week due to the holiday.

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For Sale

Posted: Monday, November 23rd, 2015 at 9:43 am

Proform Treadmill with automatic incline and decline settings. Safety start. $160.

319-461-5833

For Sale

Posted: Monday, November 23rd, 2015 at 9:37 am

Entertainment center, $25

Tire, $40

319-653-2252

For Sale

Posted: Monday, November 23rd, 2015 at 9:36 am

Older wood stove, $150

Wall heater, $175

319-461-4663

For Sale

Posted: Monday, November 23rd, 2015 at 9:35 am

Electric Dryer, $50

Used lumber

Portable dishwasher, $40

319-461-5720

For Sale

Posted: Monday, November 23rd, 2015 at 9:35 am

Grand Prix

Pellet Stove

Galvanized Piping

641-919-0220

November 23, 2015

Posted: Monday, November 23rd, 2015 at 8:01 am

Birthday winner – Brenda West, Washington

Washington Girls’ Basketball Opens Season Hosting Eddyville-Blakesburg

Posted: Monday, November 23rd, 2015 at 7:01 am

The regular season opener for the Washington Demon girls’ basketball team is tonight.

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IMS and Mid-Prairie Hold Hall of Pride Game

Posted: Monday, November 23rd, 2015 at 7:00 am

Iowa Mennonite School will host Mid-Prairie in a boys basketball Hall of Pride Challenge scrimmage Friday, November 28, with the JV boys playing at 6:00 p.m, and the Varsity boys teams to follow.

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Mid-Prairie Hosts Boys Jamboree

Posted: Monday, November 23rd, 2015 at 7:00 am

Area boys basketball teams will see their first live action Monday night at Tim Grady Gymnasium in Wellman at the Mid-Prairie boys basketball jamboree.

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Multiple Students on W-MU Football Team named to All-Academic Team

Posted: Monday, November 23rd, 2015 at 7:00 am

It wasn’t just a successful fall on the gridiron for the student athletes involved in the Winfield-Mount Union Wolves’ football program.

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Million Dollar Lottery Ticket Sold in Winfield

Posted: Monday, November 23rd, 2015 at 6:25 am

Someone who bought a Mega Millions lottery ticket in Winfield for Friday’s drawing is now one million dollars richer.

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Record Low Temperature Observed Sunday

Posted: Monday, November 23rd, 2015 at 6:25 am

Winter weather arrived over the weekend in southeast Iowa.

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