Archive for August, 2016

Washington County Courthouse Roof to be Replaced

Posted: Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 at 6:26 am


Samples of Brava roof tiles lay on a table with a piece of slate tile (top) that fell off of the courthouse roof this week. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

A Hiawatha company will replace the Washington County Courthouse’s slate tile roof this fall.

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Washington County Conservation Prepares Marr Park for Labor Day

Posted: Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 at 6:25 am

With Labor Day weekend looming, Washington County Conservation has focused on making sure Marr Park is ready for an influx of visitors.

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Southeast Iowa Corn Ahead of Average

Posted: Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 at 6:24 am


Photo by Sally Y. Hart

Corn in southeast Iowa is ahead of the five-year average.

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Do You Have the Best Salsa?

Posted: Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 at 6:23 am

Tomatoes, garlic, peppers and cilantro are all available in area gardens and will be featured in Thursday’s annual salsa contest in Washington.

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Kinney to Host Precision Agriculture Event in Hills

Posted: Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 at 6:22 am

State Senator Kevin Kinney (D) is hosting an event Thursday in Hills that will focus on educating legislators on precision agriculture.

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Steele Farm Receives Environmental Award

Posted: Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 at 6:22 am

Ninety-four farm families across the state have received the Iowa Farm Environmental Leader Award and one is from Washington.

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For Sale

Posted: Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 at 6:00 am

Used Excalibur alto saxophone in excellent condition,
$350.
319-759-2249

For Sale

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 at 6:02 pm

National pressure canner
$25

Wilton 16″ variable speed scroll saw
$65

Astrodrums snare drum
$100

319-931-5481

Don Erlenbush

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 at 3:20 pm

Graveside services for 63-year old Don Erlenbush of Washington will be held at 3:30 p.m. Friday (9/2) at the Elm Grove Cemetery in Washington.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page KCII News speaks with Washington School District Superintendent Jeff Dicks about facility updates including the high school auditorium, as well as the sharing agreements between WACO and Washington. This is part two of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa, we’re talking to Mid-Prairie students Sawyer Black and David Fleming about being the Mid-Prairie drum majors.

For Sale

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 at 9:09 am

Earthquake Tiller
$200
Patio Table & 4 chairs & Foot stool
Rocking, Swivel, high-back chairs
$110
319-648-3177

Wanted

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 at 8:54 am

1998-2004 Isuzu Rodeo

for parts or body

319 930 9534

Columbus Cross Country Opens Season in Mt. Vernon Invitational

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 at 7:00 am

While most area cross country teams are beginning their seasons this week, the Columbus Wildcat squads already have a race under their belt.

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Sigourney-Keota Edges Pekin in Football Opener

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 at 7:00 am

A potent rushing attack assisted the Sigourney-Keota Cobras (1-0 overall) to a season opening victory.

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Iowa Mennonite Hold Early Bird to Start Season

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 at 7:00 am

One of the unofficial kick offs of the fall sports season is the Iowa Mennonite School Early Bird Cross Country meet.

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Mid-Prairie Opens Season at Williamsburg

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie boys and girls cross country teams will be on the course for the first time in 2016 when they travel to Williamsburg tonight.

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No Charges Brought in Death of Courtney Moore

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 at 6:29 am

No charges were filed following the death of a What Cheer woman.

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Flood Waters Affect Rural Roads in Louisa County

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 at 6:28 am

Recent heavy rainfall in the area caused water to go over rural Louisa County roads.

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Case Field Gets Facelift Ahead of Home Opener

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 at 6:27 am


Case Field 2015 – photo by Sally Y. Hart

Demon fans who attend the first home football game of the season Friday will see an improved field and new bleachers.

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