Archive for December, 2015

Former Speaker of the Iowa House in Kalona

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

Former Speaker of the Iowa House and current Mayor of Cedar Rapids Ron Corbett is coming to Kalona to speak about launching his new conservative non-profit think tank, Engage Iowa.

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Hugheses Share Hawkeye Band Ties Ahead of Rose Bowl

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

The Iowa Hawkeyes will be playing in the Rose Bowl Friday and a couple in Washington has a special tie to the Hawkeye Marching Band.

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Highest Unemployment Rate in State in Southeast Iowa

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

The highest unemployment rate in November was in southeast Iowa, and was more than double Washington county’s rate.

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KCII Food Drive Continues

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

The 13th Annual KCII Caring Christmas Food Drive continues with two stops this week.

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YMCA to Manage Kalona Summer Ball Programs

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

Changes are coming to the Kalona Ball Program.

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Wellman Man Arrested After Wreck

Posted: Monday, December 28th, 2015 at 6:21 am

A Wellman man was arrested following a car wreck on Christmas night.

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Lake Darling to Host New Year’s Event

Posted: Monday, December 28th, 2015 at 6:20 am

Lake Darling is set to join state parks across the nation on New Years Day.

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Linda Wenger

Posted: Sunday, December 27th, 2015 at 9:55 am

Her Beginning of Heavenly Life Celebration will be held Friday, January 1, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. at Bethel Mennonite Church, Wayland, with Pastor Curt Kuhns officiating.

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December 27th, 2015

Posted: Sunday, December 27th, 2015 at 8:33 am

no Birthday winner

no Anniversary winners

Coaches Son is Washington’s Lone Undefeated Wrestler

Posted: Sunday, December 27th, 2015 at 7:00 am

There’s one wrestler left on the Washington Demon squad who hasn’t lost a match this season.

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Golden Hawk Athletics Celebrates Team Achievements

Posted: Sunday, December 27th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie athletic department is celebrating academic achievements earned by their fall sports teams.

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Kalona Library to Throw a Noon Year’s Eve Party for Area Youth

Posted: Sunday, December 27th, 2015 at 6:20 am

The Kalona Public Library continues its efforts in youth outreach by hosting a Noon Year’s Eve party for kids in the area.

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December 26th, 2015

Posted: Saturday, December 26th, 2015 at 8:04 am

Birthday winner – Holly Vittetoe of Washington

no Anniversary winners

Anding Near Top of Conference in Scoring

Posted: Saturday, December 26th, 2015 at 7:01 am

The senior shooting guard for the Washington Demons boys basketball team (2-5 overall) was one of the top scorers in the Southeast Conference during the first half of the season.

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Wolves Top Scoring, Rebounding Categories in Conference

Posted: Saturday, December 26th, 2015 at 7:00 am

A trio of seniors for the Winfield-Mount Union boys’ basketball team (5-3 overall) are propelling the Wolves in early season play.

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Golden Hawk Wrestling Competes at North Linn

Posted: Saturday, December 26th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie wrestling team was in action Saturday the North Linn Lynx Varsity Invitational. Mid-Prairie placed seventh out of 13 teams with their score of 100 points.

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Iowa Mennonite Boys Bounce Back Saturday

Posted: Saturday, December 26th, 2015 at 7:00 am

After suffering their first loss of the season the Iowa Mennonite boys basketball team wasted little time getting back on track, routing Cardinal of Eldon on Saturday 54-30.

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New City Administrator in Wellman

Posted: Saturday, December 26th, 2015 at 6:25 am

The Wellman City Council has found it’s new city administrator.

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Enjoy Leftover Holiday Food

Posted: Saturday, December 26th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Foodborne illnesses can be avoided by properly cooking holiday meals and reheating leftovers.

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Gas Prices Below $2 for First Time Since 2009

Posted: Saturday, December 26th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The price of gas continues to fall and is at its lowest in six years.

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