Archive for August, 2016

USPS to Unveil and Dedicate Star Trek Stamps in Riverside

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 at 6:25 am

The four Star Trek stamps; photo courtesy of the United States Postal Service


The four Star Trek stamps; photo courtesy of the United States Postal Service.

On Saturday, September 10th, the United States Postal Service will hold a dedication ceremony at the Riverside Post Office to unveil new Star Trek stamps.

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Heavy Rains Observed

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 at 6:24 am

Half an inch of rain fell in Washington Monday with more precipitation expected throughout the day and well into the evening.

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Which is the Safest City in Iowa?

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 at 6:24 am

Which is the safest city in Iowa this year? Waukon held on to the number one spot, but Washington ranked in the top 40.

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Mid-Prairie Choir Members Participate in Honor Choir at Central College

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 at 6:22 am

Mid-Prairie students -- Seated (L-R): Ryan Sansen, Michael Meserole, Sawyer Black, and Isaiah Sents; Standing (L-R): Makenzie Fay and Kirsten Duwa; photo courtesy of Collette McClellen

Recently, Central College in Pella hosted a two-day honor choir event, and six Mid-Prairie High School choir students were able to attend.

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Properly Store Home Garden Produce

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 at 6:21 am


Contributed photos

As autumn approaches many home gardens are producing many foods that can soon be harvested and stored to enjoy later.

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Della F. Yoder

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Funeral services for 85-year-old Della F. Yoder of Kalona will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday (9/3) at the Wellman Mennonite Church.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 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 Stewart Elementary and Case Field. This is part one of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa, we’re talking with Jayce Horning about becoming the new Marr Park Ranger/Technician.

Birthday / Anniversary Winner for Monday, August 29th

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2016 at 8:09 am

Birthday:

Bill Herr – Washington

Anniversary:

Gloria & Bill Reha – Washington

Demon Football Shuts Out Albia

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2016 at 7:01 am

Plenty of varsity firsts propelled the Washington Demon football team (1-0 overall) to their first season opening victory in three years.

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Iowa Mennonite Takes One of Three in First Action

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2016 at 7:00 am

The Iowa Mennonite School volleyball team opened the season Thursday night with a quadrangular tournament at Fairfield.

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Lone Tree Football Blows Out Tri-County

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2016 at 7:00 am

After racking up over 300 yards rushing in their season opening win versus Central City, Lone Tree Lion head football coach Chad Sheild wanted to make sure his offense could also throw the football.

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WACO Drops Shootout to Sabers

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2016 at 7:00 am

The offenses were on display Friday night in Wayland as the Warriors hosted the Twin Cedars Sabers.

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Meet the 2016 Mid-Prairie Drum Majors

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2016 at 6:28 am

Towards the end of the last school year, Mid-Prairie students Sawyer Black and David Fleming were given the honor of serving as this year’s drum majors.

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Flood Watches in Effect, More Rain Expected

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2016 at 6:26 am

Water was reported over roads in Louisa County Sunday.

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Stewart Elementary Addition Ahead of Schedule

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2016 at 6:26 am

Six preschool classrooms and a daycare space are being added to Stewart Elementary School in Washington.

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Three Contested Iowa Statehouse Races Locally

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2016 at 6:25 am

There are three Iowa statehouse races with districts that cover part or all of Washington County that have two candidates vying for each seat.

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Lake Darling Prepares for Busy Labor Day

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2016 at 6:25 am

With Labor Day a week away, things are shaping up for a busy weekend at Lake Darling State Park.

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St. James Celebrating 150 Years

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2016 at 6:23 am

In 1866, St. James began teaching students in Washington and 10 years later the school was built – the 150 years of the school is being celebrated throughout this school year.

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Marr Park Says Goodbye to its Last Large Elm Tree

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2016 at 6:22 am

The Washington County Conservation Board recently removed the last of its large elm trees at Marr Park.

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