Archive for August, 2016

Mid-Prairie High School Principal Prepares for New School Year

Posted: Monday, August 1st, 2016 at 6:28 am

Jay Strickland will officially start as Mid-Prairie High School Principal this week, but he spent a lot of time in July preparing for his new position.

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Lake Darling Receives Mini-Grant to Help Purchase an AED

Posted: Monday, August 1st, 2016 at 6:25 am

The Brighton Chamber of Commerce recently submitted a mini-grant proposal to the Washington County Riverboat Foundation on behalf of Lake Darling to acquire an automated external defibrillator, or AED device.

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RAGBRAI a Busy Event for Law Enforcement

Posted: Monday, August 1st, 2016 at 6:25 am


Bicycles lean against a tree in Washington’s Central Park near the Centennial Fountain Friday during RAGBRAI. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

With RAGBRAI’s visit to Washington Friday and many activities and four stages of entertainment, it was a busy day for the community and law enforcement alike.

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One Arrested in ER After Crashing Van

Posted: Monday, August 1st, 2016 at 6:24 am

Sunday morning at 2:37 a.m. it was reported that a subject stole a blue Dodge Caravan from a residence on Coppock Road, south of Washington, and was possibly on their way to Washington.

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July Rain Above Normal Locally

Posted: Monday, August 1st, 2016 at 6:23 am

Precipitation in Washington for the month of July was above normal while the average temperature was below normal.

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One Injured in Wreck on Vine Avenue

Posted: Monday, August 1st, 2016 at 6:23 am


A tow truck arrives at the scene of the wreck on Vine Avenue. KCII Photo

One person was injured in a wreck on Vine Avenue Friday afternoon.

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Turtle Trapping Regulation an Issue with the DNR

Posted: Monday, August 1st, 2016 at 6:22 am

Turtles at Lake Darling; Photo by Nate Gonner

Turtle trapping has become a common practice in the state of Iowa, but Lake Darling Fisheries Biologist Chad Dolan warns it could lead to dwindling turtle populations.

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For Sale 660-216-3715

Posted: Monday, August 1st, 2016 at 5:30 am

Harley Davidson Golf Cart

runs great

$500

MTD Wood Chipper

$150

660-216-3715

Giveaway

Posted: Monday, August 1st, 2016 at 5:25 am

220 volt power washer

with 3 nozzles and extension power cord.
319-653-6120