Archive for December, 2015

Golden Hawks Suffer Setback

Posted: Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie boys basketball team ran into a hot shooting bunch from Tipton Tuesday night, falling 70-40 in their conference and season opener.

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Huskies Take Two From Comets

Posted: Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015 at 7:00 am

Moderate halftime leads grew larger in the second half in a pair of victories for the Highland Huskies basketball programs Tuesday evening.

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Shop Local Thursday at Washington’s Twilight Shop and Stroll

Posted: Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015 at 6:26 am


Centennial Fountain in Washington’s Central Park is adorned with lights for the holiday season. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

Twelve businesses in downtown Washington are taking part in Thursday’s rescheduled Twilight Shop and Stroll.

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WACO Makes STEM A Priority

Posted: Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015 at 6:25 am

WACO High School faculty and students are hoping to have its funds for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) opportunities renewed.

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Fire Crews Extinguish Hog Building Fire

Posted: Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015 at 6:25 am

A hog shed caught fire near Wellman Tuesday night and three area fire departments responded to the scene.

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Washington Students to Perform with Mannheim Steamroller Members

Posted: Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015 at 6:25 am

Washington singers will be joined by special guests for their annual holiday concert.

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Lake Darling to Host Documentary Premiere

Posted: Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015 at 6:24 am


Sam Koltinsky speaks next to a bust of Ding Darling at the reopening ceremony of Lake Darling in September, 2014. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

“Darling is Back, the Restoration of Lake Darling” a new documentary chronicling the restoration of Lake Darling will premier at the Lake Darling Lodge.

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Schools Urge Kids to Dress Warmly

Posted: Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015 at 6:23 am

As winter and colder weather rapidly approach schools are sending out recommendations for how to dress elementary students.

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Have You Donated?

Posted: Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015 at 6:22 am


The KCII Big Red Radio took part in the annual lighted holiday parade in Washington last Friday.

Nearly 10 percent of Washington County residents live in poverty.

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Urban Renewal Report Approved

Posted: Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015 at 6:21 am

The fiscal year 2014 to 2015 urban renewal report for Washington County was approved by the Washington County Board of Supervisors at their meeting Tuesday morning.

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For Sale

Posted: Tuesday, December 1st, 2015 at 9:10 am

Womans 4X leather look lined winter coat,  Very warm, hip length,  $25

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For Sale

Posted: Tuesday, December 1st, 2015 at 9:09 am

Mens XL North Face coat. Red and black in color. Gently used condition. Asking $30

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For Sale

Posted: Tuesday, December 1st, 2015 at 9:08 am

Used lumber

Popcorn maker, $25

1997 Pontiac Bonneville, $500

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For Sale

Posted: Tuesday, December 1st, 2015 at 9:07 am

1999 Ford Explorer, $1300

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Washington Wrestling Brings Back State Meet Competitors

Posted: Tuesday, December 1st, 2015 at 7:01 am

The success for the Washington Demon wrestling program has been well documented over the last 24 months.

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IMS Hosts Wapello

Posted: Tuesday, December 1st, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Iowa Mennonite School boys and girls basketball teams host Wapello Tuesday night in their home openers.

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Mid-Prairie Begins River Valley Conference Play

Posted: Tuesday, December 1st, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk boys and girls basketball teams open up the conference portion of their schedule Tuesday when they host the Tipton Tigers.

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Lone Tree Sweeps Keota on Hardwood

Posted: Tuesday, December 1st, 2015 at 7:00 am

Two basketball games rendered similar results for the Lone Tree Lions basketball programs Monday evening.

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Washington County Sheriff Announces Retirement

Posted: Tuesday, December 1st, 2015 at 6:27 am

Washington County Sheriff Jerry Dunbar has told KCII News he will be retiring December 31st, 2016.

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UPDATE: Police Release Name of Victim Struck by Train

Posted: Tuesday, December 1st, 2015 at 6:27 am

An 82-year-old man was struck by a train in Fairfield.

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