Archive for December, 2015

Prepare Turkeys Safely Over Holidays

Posted: Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015 at 6:22 am

As Christmas day approaches many people are spending time finishing shopping and preparing for dinner on the big day.

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Listen to Sounds of the Season on KCII

Posted: Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015 at 6:21 am

The Sounds of the Season can be heard on KCII Radio this week.

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WCHC One Step Closer with Bonds

Posted: Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015 at 6:21 am

Washington County Hospital and Clinics is one step closer to saving millions of dollars on bonds.

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Offices Closed for Holidays

Posted: Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015 at 6:21 am

Many offices will be closed Thursday and Friday for the Christmas holiday.

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IMS Food Drive

Posted: Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015 at 6:20 am

The Iowa Mennonite School National Honor Society and Compassion Club recently held a food drive to help local food pantries during the holiday season.

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Lauren L. Chalupa

Posted: Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015 at 5:12 am

A celebration of life for 91-year-old Lauren L. Chalupa of Washington will be held at 2 p.m. Monday (12/28) at the 1st Christian Church in Washington.

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December 22, 2015

Posted: Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015 at 9:20 am

Birthday winner – Christine Conry

For Sale

Posted: Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015 at 9:05 am

Nice brown shade love seat, $100.00

Wooden kitchen table set, $25.00

319-541-0048

For Sale

Posted: Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015 at 9:03 am

Chicken & duck eggs

641-224-2688

For Sale

Posted: Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015 at 9:02 am

1997 Polaris snowmobile, $1200

319-533-0312

Demon Bowlers Fall in Keokuk

Posted: Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Washington Demon bowling team finished their pre-Christmas competition schedule over the weekend.

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Demon Basketball Ends Calendar Year Battling Marion

Posted: Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Washington Demon basketball programs end the first half of the season on the road.

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More Rain On the Way, Chance of Snow

Posted: Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015 at 6:24 am

Southeast Iowa observed more rain Monday with 0.74 inches of precipitation recorded.

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Schneider Announces Candidacy for Washington County Sheriff

Posted: Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015 at 6:23 am


Jared Schneider

The third candidate for Washington County Sheriff has officially announced his bid for the seat.

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Trains Part of a Holiday Tradition

Posted: Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015 at 6:23 am


Jim Bennett stands next to his train displays. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

One man is sharing his holiday tradition of setting up model trains near a Christmas tree at the United Presbyterian Home.

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IMS Compassion Club Feed Local Children

Posted: Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015 at 6:23 am

Members of the Compassion Club at Iowa Mennonite School packed food items for 56 elementary children in Kalona and Wellman.

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Sheriff’s Department Thanked

Posted: Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015 at 6:22 am


Washington County Sheriff’s department staff say thanks for gifts from area communities Monday. Photos by Sally Y. Hart

Washington County communities took the time to thank local law enforcement for their work.

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Winter Travel Kits

Posted: Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015 at 6:22 am

As the holidays continue it’s important to keep safety in mind as you travel.

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Food Drive Continues at Hy-Vee and Fareway

Posted: Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015 at 6:22 am

Non-perishable food and toiletry items are being collected by KCII’s Big Red Radio.

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Farm Value Slips

Posted: Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015 at 6:20 am

For a second year in a row farm values have slipped in Iowa.

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