Archive for July, 2016

Eunice Stutzman

Posted: Sunday, July 31st, 2016 at 4:37 pm

Funeral Services for 82 year old Eunice Stutzman of Keota will be at  10:30 am Tuesday, August 2nd at the Salem Mennonite Church in rural Keota.  

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Marcia Potsander

Posted: Sunday, July 31st, 2016 at 2:36 pm

Funeral Services for 93 year-old Marcia Potsander of West Chester are Tuesday, August 2nd at 2pm at the Powell Funeral Home in Wellman.

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McBeth Accepts Assistant Basketball Job at University of Illinois-Springfield

Posted: Sunday, July 31st, 2016 at 7:00 am

A WACO alum will continue his basketball coaching career this winter in the state of Illinois.

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Keota City Council May Put Local Option Sales Tax on November Ballot

Posted: Sunday, July 31st, 2016 at 6:28 am

The Keota City Council will be meeting Monday to discuss a resolution calling for a vote in the November general election for a local option sales tax.

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For Sale

Posted: Saturday, July 30th, 2016 at 8:02 am

20 inch girls bicycle

26 inch boys mountain bike

26 inch girls bike

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July 30th, 2016

Posted: Saturday, July 30th, 2016 at 8:00 am

Birthday winner – Bev Robertson of Washington

no Anniversary winners

Washington Football Players to Train at Camp Dodge

Posted: Saturday, July 30th, 2016 at 7:01 am

Starting this week, the Washington Demon football team will get a taste of what life is like for members of our nation’s military.

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Showalter Guides USA U17 Team to Gold

Posted: Saturday, July 30th, 2016 at 7:00 am

Mid-Prairie alumni and former Golden Hawk head boys basketball coach Don Showalter, recently captured a gold medal at the International Federation of Basketball World Championships in Spain.

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Golden Hawk Cross Country Takes Training Trip

Posted: Saturday, July 30th, 2016 at 7:00 am

Head Coach Mark Hostetler and the Mid-Prairie boys and girls cross country teams are taking a trip out of state next week. The Hawks will travel to Kenosha, Wisconsin to train on the campus of the University of Wisconsin Parkside. The group will leave on Sunday, stay in the dorms and train. Hostetler said the highlights of the trip include time on the beach, a trip to the Wisconsin Dells, training, team building and a demonstration from a water skiing team.The Mid-Prairie Cross Country teams will return to the area late next week.

Four Keota Baseball Players Named to All-SICL Team

Posted: Saturday, July 30th, 2016 at 7:00 am

Achieving their first double-digit win season in five years, the Keota Eagle baseball team (11-11 overall) received a handful of all-conference honors from the coaches of the South Iowa Cedar League.

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RAGBRAI Visits Washington

Posted: Saturday, July 30th, 2016 at 6:29 am


Photos by Sally Y. Hart

RAGBRAI has passed through 780 Iowa towns since 1973 when it began and Friday night Washington hosted the thousands of cyclists for the annual bike ride.

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Ribbon-Cutting for New Cabins at Lake Darling Coming Soon

Posted: Saturday, July 30th, 2016 at 6:28 am

The new four-season cabins at Lake Darling are almost ready, so the Friends of Lake Darling are planning a ribbon-cutting.

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Lake Darling Youth Center to Replace Main Lodge Counter Top

Posted: Saturday, July 30th, 2016 at 6:25 am

The Lake Darling Youth Center was in need of replacing the counter top in their main lodge, and got some help from the Washington County Riverboat Foundation.

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Unemployment Rates Increase in June Locally

Posted: Saturday, July 30th, 2016 at 6:24 am

Unemployment rates in the KCII-listening area increased from May to June.

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Southeast Iowa Drought Conditions Lessen

Posted: Saturday, July 30th, 2016 at 6:23 am

Southeast Iowa’s drought conditions have lessened over the last week.

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Riverside City Council to Discuss Resignation

Posted: Saturday, July 30th, 2016 at 6:22 am

The Riverside City Council will be meeting Monday to discuss several topics including the resignation of Kevin Engel from the water and wastewater department.

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Grassley Weighs in on General Election

Posted: Saturday, July 30th, 2016 at 6:22 am


Sen. Charles Grassley (R) speaks at the Washington County Courthouse Thursday. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

In three months the general election to name the next President of the United States will be held and at his recent town hall meeting in Washington Senator Charles Grassley weighed in.

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Ak-Sar-Ben Deadline Approaching

Posted: Saturday, July 30th, 2016 at 6:20 am

The Washington County Fair concluded last Friday and now students are looking ahead to other livestock competitions.

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BREAKING NEWS: Rollover Near Highland School

Posted: Friday, July 29th, 2016 at 2:55 pm

At around 2p.m. Friday afternoon local officials responded to the report of a vehicle rollover north of Highland School in rural Washington County.

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Washington Page

Posted: Friday, July 29th, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Jaime Carpenter with the Washington Chamber of Commerce about the Gallery Walk and RAGBRAI.