Archive for February, 2016

Ainsworth to Fill Council Seat March 1st

Posted: Monday, February 22nd, 2016 at 6:25 am

Citizens of Ainsworth will go to the polls for a special election March 1st.

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Medicaid Modernization Discussed at Briefing

Posted: Monday, February 22nd, 2016 at 6:24 am


The audience listens as legislators give opening remarks at Saturday’s briefing at the Washington County Courthouse. Photo by Sally Hart

Medicaid modernization, allowable growth for school funding, medical marijuana, and the ability for psychologists to prescribe psychotropic drugs were all topics of discussion at Saturday’s legislative briefing.

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Driver Arrested After Going Wrong Way on Highway

Posted: Monday, February 22nd, 2016 at 6:23 am

A man from Mt. Pleasant was arrested after driving the wrong way on a highway Saturday evening.

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Sigourney and Pekin to Share Superintendent

Posted: Monday, February 22nd, 2016 at 6:22 am

The Sigourney and Pekin school boards have entered into an agreement to share Sigourney Superintendent Dave Harper with the Pekin School District for the 2016-2017 school year.

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Kalona to Host Annual Dairy Days Event

Posted: Monday, February 22nd, 2016 at 6:20 am

Area dairy farmers will have an opportunity learn about the cattle industry from experts at the annual Dairy Days event in Kalona on Wednesday.

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Sheryl Dorothy Lewis

Posted: Sunday, February 21st, 2016 at 7:49 pm

Celebration of life services for 63-year-old Sheryl Dorothy Lewis will be held 10:00 AM on Wednesday (2/24) at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Washington.

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February 21st, 2016

Posted: Sunday, February 21st, 2016 at 7:34 am

Birthday winner – Adam Williams of Brighton

no Anniversary winners

Duwa Reaches Career Milestone at Districts

Posted: Sunday, February 21st, 2016 at 7:00 am

It’s been a big week for Mid-Prairie wrestler Levi Duwa.

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Washington’s Anding Ends Regular Season as Conference Scoring Leader

Posted: Sunday, February 21st, 2016 at 7:00 am

The starting shooting guard for the Washington Demon boys’ basketball team (7-15 overall) ends the regular season as the Southeast Conference’s leading scorer.

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Keota Showchoir Wins Award at MoShow

Posted: Sunday, February 21st, 2016 at 6:25 am

Keota’s showchoir Eaglerock! recently performed and won awards at the MoShow competition at Cedar Rapids Washington.

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Find Deals on the KCII Home Shopping Extravaganza

Posted: Sunday, February 21st, 2016 at 6:23 am

Deals to over 160 area businesses will be available for purchase on KCII this week with the Home Shopping Extravaganza.

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February 20th, 2016

Posted: Saturday, February 20th, 2016 at 8:04 am

Birthday winner – Jack Moore of Brighton

no Anniversary winners

For Sale

Posted: Saturday, February 20th, 2016 at 7:46 am

20″ Magnum boys bicycle, and 20″ 3-speed Huffy girls bicycle. both in excellent condition and good working order.

1965 Ford engine, $1500 obo

various collectibles and antiques

319-653-4414

Multiple Area Wrestlers to Grapple on Championship Saturday

Posted: Saturday, February 20th, 2016 at 7:00 am

Several area wrestlers will compete in championship Saturday of the 2016 Iowa High School Individual State Wrestling Tournament.

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Golden Hawks Battle Trojans For State Bid

Posted: Saturday, February 20th, 2016 at 7:00 am

The No. 14 in class 3A Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk girls basketball team travels to Oskaloosa Saturday night to take on the South Tama Trojans in the regional final.

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Washington Bowling Falls Short of State Tournament

Posted: Saturday, February 20th, 2016 at 7:00 am

The latest season for the Washington Demon bowling teams concluded Tuesday in Pella.

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Duwa Dominant in State Wrestling Tournament Second Day

Posted: Saturday, February 20th, 2016 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks continued their push with two athletes in action at the individual state wrestling tournament in Des Moines, during Friday’s day two session.

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Ernst: Scalia Position Should Remain Open Until Election

Posted: Saturday, February 20th, 2016 at 6:25 am

A week has passed since the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, and controversy on whether or not President Barack Obama should make a nomination shows no signs of letting up.

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Are You Ready for KCII’s Home Shopping Extravaganza?

Posted: Saturday, February 20th, 2016 at 6:23 am

Over 160 businesses are taking part in next week’s Home Shopping Extravaganza on KCII.

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Strong Winds Hit Washington Friday

Posted: Saturday, February 20th, 2016 at 6:23 am

Strong winds swept across eastern Iowa Friday.

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