Archive for May, 2016

Iowa’s Topsoil Moisture Somewhat Below Last Year’s Levels

Posted: Saturday, May 28th, 2016 at 6:21 am

Iowa’s current topsoil moisture levels according to the most recent crop progress and condition report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture are slightly below the levels for the same time last year.

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Spelling Bee Raises Money for Alzheimer’s Awareness

Posted: Saturday, May 28th, 2016 at 6:20 am

A spelling bee held in Washington earlier this month helped raise funds for the Alzheimer’s Association.

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Giveaway

Posted: Saturday, May 28th, 2016 at 4:40 am

Free Strohber upright piano.You haul!
319-256-8251

Washington Page

Posted: Friday, May 27th, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Lee Buchholz about the need for host families for foreign exchange students for the 2016-2017 school year.

In Touch With Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, May 27th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch With Southeast Iowa, we’re talking to Lake Darling Fisheries Biologist Chad Dolan about fishing at Lake Darling over Memorial Day Weekend.

For Sale

Posted: Friday, May 27th, 2016 at 9:07 am

Yardman
bagger, mulcher, mower
$60

319-461 4532

For Sale

Posted: Friday, May 27th, 2016 at 9:06 am

2 single beds

$20 a piece

319 653 4431

Wanted

Posted: Friday, May 27th, 2016 at 9:05 am

Beginner’s Trombone

319 330 8843

For Sale

Posted: Friday, May 27th, 2016 at 8:18 am

Bowflex Extreme Home Gym System,
excellent condition
$1800 new
asking $500

Laser Disc player
with 105 discs
some unopened
excellent condition.
$300 OBO

319-936-7405

Demon Softball, Baseball Teams Open Conference Season

Posted: Friday, May 27th, 2016 at 7:00 am

After earning their first victory under new head coach Ben Obermann earlier this week, the Washington Demon softball team (1-1 overall) opens up Southeast Conference play today.

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Iowa Mennonite Baseball Ready for Action

Posted: Friday, May 27th, 2016 at 7:00 am

The Iowa Mennonite School baseball team opens 2016 tonight when they travel to Mediapolis.

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W-MU Boys’ Golf Advances to State Tournament

Posted: Friday, May 27th, 2016 at 7:00 am

The top eight Class 1A boys’ golf teams will battle for state bragging rights today at Jester Park in Granger.

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Iowa Mennonite Girls Open Summer Sports Season

Posted: Friday, May 27th, 2016 at 7:00 am

The Iowa Mennonite School softball team is set to take the field for the first time in 2016 tonight when they travel to Mediapolis.

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Myers Opens Class 3A State Tournament Today

Posted: Friday, May 27th, 2016 at 7:00 am

Washington sophomore Dalton Myers is embarking on the biggest event of his high school golf career.

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Washington Seniors Honored Thursday

Posted: Friday, May 27th, 2016 at 6:29 am


Washington High School’s annual Senior Night was held at the Washington Community Center Thursday to present members of the class with scholarships, academic honors, and recognized for musical and athletic accomplishments. Photo by Sally Hart

Washington High School students in the Class of 2016 who are graduating this Sunday were honored Thursday.

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Highland to Upgrade Wireless Communications

Posted: Friday, May 27th, 2016 at 6:28 am

The Highland School District received not one, but two grants from the Washington County Riverboat Foundation.

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Washington County’s Unemployment Rate in Lowest 10% of Iowa

Posted: Friday, May 27th, 2016 at 6:24 am

Washington County’s unemployment rate in April is one of the nine lowest rates in the state.

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Fishing Size and Bag Limitations to Know

Posted: Friday, May 27th, 2016 at 6:24 am


A bass caught in Washington County. Photo courtesy of Will Hart

As anglers head out to enjoy the outdoors over Memorial Day weekend, it’s important to know regulations on fishing.

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Don’t Be a Distracted Driver

Posted: Friday, May 27th, 2016 at 6:23 am

In Iowa, 125 people have died in crash-related deaths so far this year, 21 of which have been just this month.

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Washington’s Summer Classic to be Held Next Week

Posted: Friday, May 27th, 2016 at 6:23 am

Washington’s Summer Classic four-day event is being held June 2nd through the 5th.

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