Archive for March, 2016

Coe College Continues Their Roll, Sparked by McArtor

Posted: Sunday, March 27th, 2016 at 7:00 am

Former Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk softball standout Mallory McArtor has continued her success on the diamond at the collegiate level for the Coe College Kohawks.

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Heating Moratorium Ends this Week

Posted: Sunday, March 27th, 2016 at 6:21 am

The winter heating moratorium ends this Friday.

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Broadband Legislation Passes U.S. House

Posted: Sunday, March 27th, 2016 at 6:21 am

Legislation regrading broadband internet service that was drafted by Congressman Dave Loebsack (D) of Iowa, along with Greg Walden (R) of Oregon has passed the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Duane Beckler

Posted: Sunday, March 27th, 2016 at 6:20 am

Funeral Service for 53-year-old Duane Beckler of rural Mt. Pleasant, will begin at 11:00am on Tuesday, March 29th, 2016, at the Bethel Mennonite Church with Pastors Curt Kuhns and ken Steckly officiating.

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Highland’s Sexton Tops 3200 Meter Run in Class 1A

Posted: Saturday, March 26th, 2016 at 7:00 am

The top distance runner for the Highland Huskies boys track team currently owns Class 1A’s best two mile time.

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Mid-Prairie Girls Basketball Season Ending Awards

Posted: Saturday, March 26th, 2016 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie girls basketball team held their season ending awards banquet and recognized their final group of award winners for the year.

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Washington’s Zear Earns All-District Honors

Posted: Saturday, March 26th, 2016 at 7:00 am

A Washington junior was recently recognized for his performance this winter on the bowling lanes.

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Mid-Prairie Girls Open Their Season at RVC Championships

Posted: Saturday, March 26th, 2016 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie Girls track team began their competition season Thursday night at the Indoor River Valley Conference Championship meet on the campus of Cornell College in Mount Vernon.

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Washington County Population Growing

Posted: Saturday, March 26th, 2016 at 6:26 am

The Iowa Data Center has released 2015 county population estimates.

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Art Coming to Downtown Riverside

Posted: Saturday, March 26th, 2016 at 6:25 am

Riverside plans to bring new art to the downtown area.

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Now is a Prime Time for Bird Watching

Posted: Saturday, March 26th, 2016 at 6:23 am

Spring is a good time to bird watch, according to Washington County Naturalist Pam Holz.

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Washington Council Approves Seed Money for RAGBRAI Committee

Posted: Saturday, March 26th, 2016 at 6:23 am


Linda Drish holds the logo for Washington’s stay in RAGBRAI. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

Plans are continuing to move forward as committees prepare for RAGBRAI to come to Washington July 29th.

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Lower Natural Gas Usage this Winter

Posted: Saturday, March 26th, 2016 at 6:22 am

Some area residents have experienced lower heating costs this year compared to last year.

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Increased Swine Projects in Washington County 4-H

Posted: Saturday, March 26th, 2016 at 6:21 am


A pig at the 2015 Washington County Fair. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

Washington County 4-H members have increased their involvement in the swine category for this summer’s Washington County Fair.

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County Employees Recognized for Years of Service

Posted: Saturday, March 26th, 2016 at 6:21 am

Combined they have worked for Washington County for more than 60 years and they were recognized this week.

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Ernst Representative to Visit Washington

Posted: Saturday, March 26th, 2016 at 6:20 am

A representative from Senator Joni Ernst’s staff will visit Washington soon.

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Robert Fisher

Posted: Friday, March 25th, 2016 at 3:46 pm

Funeral services for 87-year-old Robert Fisher of Kalona are at 10:30 AM Tuesday, (3/29) at the Sharon Center United Methodist Church in rural Kalona.

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Washington Page

Posted: Friday, March 25th, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On today’s edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Pasaori Widiastuti, an international student studying at the Kirkwood Washington Regional Center.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, March 25th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On this edition of In Touch with Southeast Iowa, KCII News speaks with Lone Tree School District’s superintendent Michael Reeves about the proposed Lone Tree Wellness Center.

Parkview Home Peanut Auction

Posted: Friday, March 25th, 2016 at 11:44 am

Title: Parkview Home Peanut Auction
Description: Parkview Home in Wayland is planning their annual peanut auction for residents on Wednesday, April 6th at 2PM. They are seeking donations of small items that residents would be able to purchase with peanuts provided by the activity department. If you have something you would like to donate, please bring items to Parkview Home in Wayland by Friday, April 1st. For more information please call 319-256-2775.
Date: 2016-04-01