Archive for November, 2015

Parking Fines Increase in Washington

Posted: Friday, November 20th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Parking infractions in the City of Washington will now cost $20.

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W-MU Backpack Program Helps Feed Students

Posted: Friday, November 20th, 2015 at 6:23 am

A program at the Winfield-Mt. Union schools is doing it’s best to make sure students have plenty of food over the weekend when away from school.

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Three Stops for the Big Red Radio Today and Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, November 20th, 2015 at 6:22 am

KCII’s Big Red Radio is continuing its stops on the KCII Caring Christmas Food Drive.

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Leaf Vacuum Ends Season Next Week

Posted: Friday, November 20th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Residents of the City of Washington have until Wednesday to take advantage of the curbside leaf pick up.

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Youth Caucus Event Held in Sigourney

Posted: Friday, November 20th, 2015 at 6:20 am

In an effort to get more young people involved in the caucus process, Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate organized youth caucuses held across the state yesterday.

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For Sale

Posted: Thursday, November 19th, 2015 at 8:54 am

Large brown eggs, $2/dozen

Refrigerator with ice maker

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For Sale

Posted: Thursday, November 19th, 2015 at 8:52 am

Nintendo system and games, $180

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For Sale

Posted: Thursday, November 19th, 2015 at 8:51 am

Iowa Hawkeye sweatshirt, large size, $25

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November 19, 2015

Posted: Thursday, November 19th, 2015 at 8:04 am

Birthday winner – Tammy Alliman, Wayland

Anniversary winner – Gary & Helen DeWolfe, Washington

W-MU Girls’ Basketball Searching for New Point Guard

Posted: Thursday, November 19th, 2015 at 7:01 am

Despite much misfortune last season, the Winfield-Mount Union Wolves girls’ basketball team returns several players who made impacts during the squad’s 3-19 campaign.

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WACO School Board Unanimously in Favor of Move to 8-Man Football

Posted: Thursday, November 19th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The five members of the WACO school board each showed positive support earlier this week in dropping the district’s football classification starting next school year.

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Mid-Prairie Jamboree Kicks Off Girls Hoops Season

Posted: Thursday, November 19th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk girls basketball team is hosting the unofficial kickoff to the winter sports season tonight with their basketball jamboree.

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Mid-Prairie Football Has Student Athletes Honored

Posted: Thursday, November 19th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Class 2A District 5 has named their academic all-district teams and several Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk football players have been selected.

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Riverboat Foundation Awards Largest Grant in its History

Posted: Thursday, November 19th, 2015 at 6:29 am


People celebrate the YMCA’s grant by doing the YMCA dance. Photos by Sally Y. Hart

President of the Washington County Riverboat Foundation Mike Driscoll saved the best for last at Wednesday evening’s grant presentation.

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It’s National Rural Health Day

Posted: Thursday, November 19th, 2015 at 6:25 am

Today is National Rural Health Day, a day set aside to recognize rural health care providers and the patients they serve.

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Wind Gusts Reach 49 MPH

Posted: Thursday, November 19th, 2015 at 6:24 am

Wind gusts at the Washington Municipal Airport reached 49 miles per hour early Thursday.

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Great American Smokeout Today

Posted: Thursday, November 19th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Americans are urged to quit smoking today during the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout.

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Wayland Residents Reminded of Sewer Testing

Posted: Thursday, November 19th, 2015 at 6:23 am

A reminder for residents in the city of Wayland that there is sewer testing occurring today and tomorrow.

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KCII Food Drive Coming to H&R Block

Posted: Thursday, November 19th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Join the Big Red Radio at H&R Block in Washington tomorrow morning for the next stop on the KCII Caring Christmas food drive.

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Youngquist Sworn in to Washington City Council

Posted: Thursday, November 19th, 2015 at 6:21 am


Millie Youngquist (left) is sworn into office by Mayor Sandra Johnson. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

Mark Kendall, an at-large Washington City Council member, stepped down from his seat following Tuesday night’s Washington City Council meeting.

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