Archive for July, 2016

For Sale

Posted: Friday, July 1st, 2016 at 8:58 am

bumper hitch trailer

$900

one bottom plow

$100 obo

319 430 6819

Birthday Winner for Friday, July 1st

Posted: Friday, July 1st, 2016 at 7:58 am

Blayze Richardson (7 years old)

Trade

Posted: Friday, July 1st, 2016 at 7:46 am

Fully loaded 30ft travel trailer for large fold down camper of same value & condition as mine ($4000).

319-471-6756

Weather Forces Baseball, Softball Postponements in Washington

Posted: Friday, July 1st, 2016 at 7:01 am

A period of heavy rain Thursday evening forced a mid-game postponement of Washington’s baseball and softball doubleheader against Southeast Conference rival the Mount Pleasant Panthers.

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Iowa Mennonite Has Streak Snapped

Posted: Friday, July 1st, 2016 at 7:00 am

The Iowa Mennonite School softball team saw their four game winning streak come to an end Wednesday night when they hosted Lone Tree, falling to the Lady Lions 3-0.

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Golden Hawks Host J-Hawks on Senior Night

Posted: Friday, July 1st, 2016 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk softball team celebrates Senior Night at Carr, Vincent, Gould Field in Kalona Friday night when the Cedar Rapids Jefferson J-Hawks come to town.

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Columbus Baseball Snaps Losing Streak Versus HTC

Posted: Friday, July 1st, 2016 at 7:00 am

A two-year winless drought came to an end Monday for the Columbus Wildcat baseball team (1-15 overall).

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Staying Safe with Fireworks

Posted: Friday, July 1st, 2016 at 6:28 am

Every Fourth of July there are reports of people losing or disfiguring their hands, or seriously burning themselves because of improper handling of fireworks.

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Rain Sweeps Across Iowa Last Day of June

Posted: Friday, July 1st, 2016 at 6:27 am

Rain swept across Iowa Thursday with strong thunderstorms occurring.

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Washington Residents to Decide on YMCA in One Month

Posted: Friday, July 1st, 2016 at 6:25 am

In about a month, Washington residents will cast ballots in a special election regarding a bond referendum for the YMCA.

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Wellman Ready for 4th of July Festivities

Posted: Friday, July 1st, 2016 at 6:25 am

The City of Wellman will be hosting their annual Fourth of July festivities Monday starting at 8 a.m.

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Monday is Independence Day

Posted: Friday, July 1st, 2016 at 6:25 am


Fireworks to celebrate the 4th of July. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

Independence Day will be celebrated Monday, the fourth of July, and with that many offices and businesses will be closed.

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Library Continues Summer Reading with Bonus Round

Posted: Friday, July 1st, 2016 at 6:24 am


Area children gather to see animals from the Blank Park Zoo, one of the events for the summer reading program at the Washington Public Library held in June. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

A bonus round of summer reading is being held the month of July at the Washington Public Library.

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UPDATE: Wreck North of Kalona

Posted: Friday, July 1st, 2016 at 6:24 am


A Johnson County Sheriff’s car was one of many emergency vehicles at the scene. Photo by KCII News

An accident between a car and a horse occurred north of Kalona in the northbound lane on Highway 1, just inside Johnson County.

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Kalona Elementary to Hire Kindergarten Associates

Posted: Friday, July 1st, 2016 at 6:22 am

The Mid-Prairie School District was recently faced with the problem of having too many students in the Kalona Elementary kindergarten class for the number of staff members.

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For Sale

Posted: Friday, July 1st, 2016 at 4:54 am

2016 Jayco Jay Feather 25bh bunkhouse camper
good condition
$23,300
319 461 6405