Archive for June, 2016

Fire Near Wellman Extinguished

Posted: Saturday, June 25th, 2016 at 6:24 am

Fire departments in Washington County were dispatched to their third fire in less than a week on Thursday.

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Final Performances of Shrek the Musical Tonight, Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, June 25th, 2016 at 6:23 am

The final two shows of Shrek the Musical presented by the Washington Community Theater are tonight and tomorrow afternoon.

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Remember SHADE to Stay Healthy this Summer

Posted: Saturday, June 25th, 2016 at 6:23 am

With temperatures in the 90’s and 80’s regularly recently, the Iowa Department of Public Health is reminding Iowans to keep their health in mind. The department is telling Iowans to keep the acronym SHADE in mind for basic summer safety. S – use sunscreen with an SPF of 15 or higher and reapply it every couple of hours. H – heat safety, remember to drink lots of water and wear loose-fitting clothing to stay cool, stay in air conditioning when the mercury climbs. A – animal contact, wash your hands after touching animals and avoid stray or wild animals, as they may carry diseases, like rabies. D – DEET, use insect repellent with DEET to prevent bites from ticks and mosquitoes, which carry diseases like West Nile virus and Lyme disease. E – eating outdoors, be sure to grill all meats thoroughly and keep cold foods cold.

Area Girls Learn About STEM Fields in Hands On Program

Posted: Saturday, June 25th, 2016 at 6:22 am


The Nicola-Stouffer Room of the Washington Public Library was turned into a 3D printing lab Tuesday and Wednesday for Makergirl. Photos by Sally Y. Hart.

Thirty-three second through fifth grade girls took part in a STEM, science technology engineering and math, program this week in Washington.

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Kalona Chamber of Commerce Hosts Monthly Luncheon

Posted: Saturday, June 25th, 2016 at 6:22 am

The Kalona Chamber of Commerce will be hosting their monthly Luncheon on Monday at noon.

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Washington Page

Posted: Friday, June 24th, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On today’s edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Ashley Hartzler of Washington State Bank about cash mobs.

In Touch With Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, June 24th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa, we’re talking with Iowa DNR Air Monitoring Unit Leader Sean Fitzsimmons about elevated ozone issues.

Mary R. Shelman

Posted: Friday, June 24th, 2016 at 10:29 am

Funeral services for 77-year-old Mary Ruth Shelman of Oskaloosa, formerly of Washington, will be held at 11 a.m. Monday (6/27) at the Beatty Funeral Home in Washington.

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Patricia L. Borup

Posted: Friday, June 24th, 2016 at 10:01 am

Celebration of Life Service for 77-year-old Patricia Lee Borup of Wellman will be held at 11:00 AM Tuesday (6/28) at Asbury United Methodist Church, Wellman.

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For Sale

Posted: Friday, June 24th, 2016 at 9:06 am

large pet taxi/crate

$40

319-430 6819

For Sale

Posted: Friday, June 24th, 2016 at 9:06 am

98 gmc jimmy

v6 auto 4×4

$1200

1994 s10 reg cab

long box

v6

auto 4×2

$500

M30 tansmission 2wd ’96

s10 or gmc

$150

319 461 9913

For Sale

Posted: Friday, June 24th, 2016 at 8:29 am

Electric Range

-self cleaning

$50

319-330-7333

Birthday / Anniversary Winners Friday, June 24th

Posted: Friday, June 24th, 2016 at 8:00 am

Birthday:

Kale Warren

Anniversary:

Aimee & Ken Reed

Golden Hawks Fall at Fairfield

Posted: Friday, June 24th, 2016 at 7:01 am

The Mid-Prairie baseball team suffered a setback on the road Thursday night, falling to the Fairfield Trojans by an 8-5 final score.

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Washington Baseball Bested by Williamsburg

Posted: Friday, June 24th, 2016 at 7:00 am

Fielding errors buried the Washington Demon baseball team (13-10 overall) on the road Wednesday.

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Demon Softball Opens Regional Tournament in Maquoketa

Posted: Friday, June 24th, 2016 at 7:00 am

A long bus ride awaits the Washington Demon softball team (8-18 overall) in their postseason opener next month.

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Golden Hawk Girls Travel to Tournament

Posted: Friday, June 24th, 2016 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie softball team travels to Linn-Mar this weekend for the Linn-Mar Invitational softball tournament and a tune-up against big school competition before the playoffs begin in two weeks.

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Garage Sale

Posted: Friday, June 24th, 2016 at 6:42 am

2449 Robbins court Washington

Friday 12pm-6pm

Saturday 8am-12pm

a stove, TV, blankets, beach towels, summer clothes, pots and pans, bath tub- claw foot, and fresh farm eggs.

On Band’s 85th Birthday, Two Recognized for 70 Years Playing

Posted: Friday, June 24th, 2016 at 6:26 am


Wayne Brock (far left) plays the bass drum and John Winga (center) plays the clarinet after each was presented a certificate of appreciation for their 70 years of dedication to the Washington Municipal Band. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

Two men were honored for 70 years with the Washington Municipal Band at the group’s 85th birthday celebration Thursday.

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Keep Safety in Mind When Swimming in Lakes, Ponds and Rivers

Posted: Friday, June 24th, 2016 at 6:25 am


Lake Darling – photo by Sally Y. Hart

Swimming in lakes, ponds, and rivers is a popular way to stay cool during the summer.

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