Archive for December, 2015

For Sale

Posted: Wednesday, December 30th, 2015 at 9:05 am

Snowblower, $175

319-461-6234

For Rent

Posted: Wednesday, December 30th, 2015 at 9:05 am

Efficiency apartment

319-461-6234

Wanted

Posted: Wednesday, December 30th, 2015 at 9:04 am

Someone to shovel snow

319-591-8087

For Sale

Posted: Wednesday, December 30th, 2015 at 9:03 am

Fire pit, $30 OBO

319-653-4414

Wanted

Posted: Wednesday, December 30th, 2015 at 9:03 am

Water heater

319-653-4414

Golden Hawk Wrestling Flies Into Break

Posted: Wednesday, December 30th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk wrestling team has put together a great start to the season entering Christmas break.

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Sigourney’s Gretter Leads Conference in Scoring

Posted: Wednesday, December 30th, 2015 at 7:00 am

A senior for the Sigourney Savage boys’ basketball team (5-4 overall) is the top scorer this month in the South Iowa Cedar League.

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Cobras Rise in the Rankings

Posted: Wednesday, December 30th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Sigourney-Keota Savage Cobra wrestling team is off to a great start, and beginning to turn heads around the state.

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Defense Key in Lady Lions’ Success on the Hardwood

Posted: Wednesday, December 30th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Early season success has been hard to come by recently for the Lone Tree Lion girls’ basketball team (6-3 overall).

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Washington County Digs Out After Snowstorm

Posted: Wednesday, December 30th, 2015 at 6:25 am

Forty-eight hours, that was the goal for Washington County road crews to have all roads clear after this latest snow and ice storm event.

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Supervisors Consider Sharing Director of Mental Health and Disability Services

Posted: Wednesday, December 30th, 2015 at 6:24 am


Bobbie Wulf (right) shows figures to Supervisor Richard Young while Supervisor Abe Miller looks at documents. Photo by Sally Hart.

A proposal for Washington and Louisa counties to share mental health and disability services is being considered.

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Safety is Key When Ice Fishing

Posted: Wednesday, December 30th, 2015 at 6:22 am

As weather in Southeast Iowa turns colder many anglers in the area have begun to look forward to ice fishing.

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First Female Iowa National Guard Combat Engineer Enlists

Posted: Wednesday, December 30th, 2015 at 6:22 am


Megan Reaska, the first female Combat Engineer to enlist in the Iowa National Guard, at her swearing-in ceremony at the Military Entrance Processing Station, Camp Dodge in Johnston. With Reaska is her recruiter, Sgt. 1st Class Brandon Keeler from Iowa City. Submitted photo.

The first female to enlist as a combat engineer with the Iowa National Guard is a former resident of Washington.

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Cold Temperatures Expected

Posted: Wednesday, December 30th, 2015 at 6:22 am


Winds blow decorations in downtown Washington earlier this week. Photo by Sally Hart.

Prepare for cold temperatures over the next few days.

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Big Red Radio Continues on Food Drive

Posted: Wednesday, December 30th, 2015 at 6:21 am

The KCII Big Red Radio continues to make stops on the 13th annual KCII Caring Christmas Food Drive.

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Endowment Established for Friends of Lake Darling

Posted: Wednesday, December 30th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Two local organizations worked together to set up an endowment for Friends of Lake Darling.

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Kalona Woman Wins Rose Bowl Trip

Posted: Wednesday, December 30th, 2015 at 6:20 am

Iowa Hawkeyes fans are continuing to get excited about the Rose Bowl game and a Kalona resident has won a trip to the big game.

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For Sale

Posted: Tuesday, December 29th, 2015 at 8:52 am

Mirror Extenders for a 2003 Chevy Silverado,$50

5th wheel king pin Stabilizer, $50

pair of aluminum camper wheel chauks like new, $60

319- 461-8790

For Sale

Posted: Tuesday, December 29th, 2015 at 8:51 am

Men’s work boots, size 11, $65 OBO

319-656-2893

For Sale

Posted: Tuesday, December 29th, 2015 at 8:50 am

2 insulated doghouses, $50 each

563-349-7810