Archive for February, 2016

Demon Wrestling Celebrates Season Today

Posted: Sunday, February 28th, 2016 at 7:00 am

The  No. 7 Washington Demon wrestling team poses with their state qualfying banner after winning the regional dual tournament February 9 at Washington High School. Photo by KCII’s Sally Hart.

A celebration honoring the No. 7 Washington Demon wrestling team (32-3) will take place this afternoon.

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Duwa Participates in Collegiate Conference Track Event

Posted: Sunday, February 28th, 2016 at 7:00 am

Alexis Duwa, a member of the Mid-Prairie class of 2015, recently competed at the Heart of America Athletic Conference indoor track meet held on the campus of Doane College in Crete, Nebraska.

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Special Election Week is Here

Posted: Sunday, February 28th, 2016 at 6:25 am

Citizens of Ainsworth and Kalona will go to the polls Tuesday.

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Iowa Not Experiencing Drought Conditions

Posted: Sunday, February 28th, 2016 at 6:22 am

Drought conditions in Iowa are better now than they were a year ago.

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Jan Miller

Posted: Saturday, February 27th, 2016 at 6:01 pm

A Celebration of Life Service for 68 year-old Jan Miller of Kalona will be held at 10am Tuesday, March 1st at the Fairview Mennonite Church in rural Kalona.

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February 27th, 2016

Posted: Saturday, February 27th, 2016 at 8:11 am

Birthday winner – Andy Colthurst of Washington

no Anniversary winners

For Sale

Posted: Saturday, February 27th, 2016 at 7:49 am

– 1965 289 ford engine

– Bicycles: 1 boys bike and 2 girls bikes

– 5 drawer dresser

319- 653-4414

For Sale

Posted: Saturday, February 27th, 2016 at 7:39 am

– Tyco HO scale electric train set, 6 cars, with original box

– 1960s vintage bride doll

– exercise equipment

319-863-3010

Mid-Prairie Girls Embark on Special Trip

Posted: Saturday, February 27th, 2016 at 7:00 am

The No. 14 ranked Mid-Prairie girls basketball team defeated South Tama in the regional finals last Saturday to reach their first state tournament since 2013.

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Mid-Prairie Wrestling: By the Numbers

Posted: Saturday, February 27th, 2016 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk wrestling team continued their climb as a program in 2015-2016.

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Lone Tree Lands Pair on SEISC North All-Conference Squad

Posted: Saturday, February 27th, 2016 at 7:00 am

A pair of juniors on the Lone Tree Lion girls’ basketball team (15-8 record) impressed the coaches of the Southeast Iowa Super Conference North this season.

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Washington 2016 Football Schedule Released

Posted: Saturday, February 27th, 2016 at 7:00 am

The upcoming football season is still six months away, but the Iowa High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) got the conversation started with the release of the 2016 and 2017 schedules.

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Area Students Compete in Individual Speech Contest

Posted: Saturday, February 27th, 2016 at 6:25 am

Speech Contest season continues today as area students will compete in the District Individual Speech contest.

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Emergency Planning Consortium to Hold First Meeting Monday

Posted: Saturday, February 27th, 2016 at 6:24 am

A group of area emergency and health personnel will meet Monday for the first Washington County Preparedness Planning Consortium.

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Every ‘Litter’ Bit Helps at PAWS and More

Posted: Saturday, February 27th, 2016 at 6:24 am

PAWS and More Animal Shelter in Washington has started a new program called “Every ‘Litter’ Bit Helps” to help cover the cost of cat litter at the shelter.

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Still Time to Get Flu Shots, Influenza Widespread

Posted: Saturday, February 27th, 2016 at 6:23 am

Influenza is widespread in Iowa at this time.

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Supervisors Approved County’s Law Enforcement Contracts with Cities

Posted: Saturday, February 27th, 2016 at 6:22 am

The contracts for Washington County law enforcement with each city in the county, except Washington, were officially approved at this week’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.

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Leap Day on Monday

Posted: Saturday, February 27th, 2016 at 6:22 am

Monday is Leap Day, an event that happens every four years.

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Propane Buses Purchased by Mid-Prairie

Posted: Saturday, February 27th, 2016 at 6:22 am

Mid-Prairie School Board unanimously approved the purchase of two new buses which run on propane.

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Mid-Prairie Celebrates FFA Week

Posted: Saturday, February 27th, 2016 at 6:20 am

The Future Farmers of America group at Mid-Prairie High School celebrated FFA Week this week.

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