Archive for August, 2016

Splish, Splash, Take Your Dog for Swim

Posted: Saturday, August 27th, 2016 at 6:24 am


A dog chases a ball into the pool at the 2014 doggie paddle in Washington. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

Dogs will take over the Steele Family Aquatic Center in Washington as part of the annual end of season dog swim.

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Grassley Leads Polls in Iowa

Posted: Saturday, August 27th, 2016 at 6:24 am

Two seasoned politicians are vying for a senate seat in Iowa – incumbent Charles Grassley and former lieutenant governor Patty Judge.

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Former St. James Elementary Principal Returns to Lead School

Posted: Saturday, August 27th, 2016 at 6:23 am

A former principal at St. James Elementary School in Washington has returned to the post.

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Over 70,000 Unemployed in Iowa, 400 in Washington County

Posted: Saturday, August 27th, 2016 at 6:23 am

The state of Iowa’s unemployment rate increased by a tenth of a percentage point from June to July.

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Increase in Traffic Fatalities in Iowa in 2016

Posted: Saturday, August 27th, 2016 at 6:23 am

There have been 247 traffic fatalities in Iowa so far this year, an increase of 23.5% over this time last year according to the Iowa Department of Transportation.

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United Way Looking for Volunteers for granGABLE Event

Posted: Saturday, August 27th, 2016 at 6:22 am

The United Way of Johnson and Washington County is looking for volunteers for their Labor Day event called granGABLE.

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Washington Page

Posted: Friday, August 26th, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page KCII News speaks with Senator Charles Grassley about EpiPens and the rising cost and response from Mylan.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, August 26th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa, we’re talking with Washington County Naturalist Pam Holz about the “Skulls and their Stories” program.

Dolores Ann “Cookie” Conrad Pacha

Posted: Friday, August 26th, 2016 at 9:29 am

Funeral services for 82-year-old Dolores Ann “Cookie” Conrad Pacha, of rural Richland will be held at 2 P.M. Monday (8/29) at St. Joseph Catholic Church in East Pleasant Plain.

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For Sale

Posted: Friday, August 26th, 2016 at 8:59 am

1999 Ford F150
143k miles

$800
319 548 1299

For Sale

Posted: Friday, August 26th, 2016 at 8:58 am

1996 honda shadow 600
w/ leather saddlebags
w/ windshield
w/ cover
$1800

319 548 1098

For Sale

Posted: Friday, August 26th, 2016 at 8:29 am

2009 Cadillac DTS
fully loaded
new tires
130k miles
$8500 obo
Maytag Gas Dryer
$150 obo
319-461-6234

Birthday Winner for Friday, August 26th

Posted: Friday, August 26th, 2016 at 8:13 am

Jennifer Stout – Washington

Man Faces Assault on Peace Officer Charges in Washington

Posted: Friday, August 26th, 2016 at 7:54 am


Jermaine Adams – photo provided by Washington County Jail

One man was arrested early Friday morning in Washington and faces multiple charges including assault on a peace officer causing bodily injury.

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Washington Opens Football Season in Albia

Posted: Friday, August 26th, 2016 at 7:01 am

Washington quarterback Ryan Reighard (black No. 1) runs through a crease on the left side of his offensive line during last Friday’s scrimmage versus the Muscatine Muskies. Photo courtesy of Susan Harshman, Washington Demon Football.

A new chapter of Washington Demon football begins tonight in Monroe County.

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Clippers Begin 2016 Campaign Tonight

Posted: Friday, August 26th, 2016 at 7:00 am

The Clear Creek Amana football team opens the 2016 season tonight when they travel to Mount Pleasant.

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Mid-Prairie Volleyball Sweeps Washington

Posted: Friday, August 26th, 2016 at 7:00 am

County rivals collided on the volleyball court Thursday in Washington.

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Golden Hawk Football Opens 2016

Posted: Friday, August 26th, 2016 at 7:00 am
The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk football team kicks off the 2016 season tonight in Wellman against Louisa-Muscatine.

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Last Day to Get Your Name on the Ballot

Posted: Friday, August 26th, 2016 at 6:28 am

Today is the final day to get your name on the special election ballot for the vacant Washington City Council seat and as of Thursday afternoon two people have filed to do so.

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Schneider Takes Leave of Absence as Riverside Mayor

Posted: Friday, August 26th, 2016 at 6:28 am

Mayor Allen Schneider of Riverside; Photo by Joe Cerwinske

At Thursday’s special meeting of the Riverside City Council, it was expected that Mayor Allen Schneider would resign from office.

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