Archive for August, 2016

Rainy Days to Begin School Year

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

Schools across the KCII-listening area began classes with wet weather and in total Washington received 0.6 inches of precipitation Wednesday with more rain falling early this morning.

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Riverside Mayor to Resign at Special City Council Meeting Tonight

Posted: Thursday, August 25th, 2016 at 6:28 am

The Riverside City Council will meet tonight in a special meeting, and while there aren’t many items on the agenda, the big topic is the resignation of Mayor Allen Schneider.

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Butter Sculptor Boldly Sculpts What No One Has Sculpted Before

Posted: Thursday, August 25th, 2016 at 6:25 am

Butter Star Trek Bridge Scene; Photo courtesy of Diana Van Donselaar


Butter Enterprise; Photo courtesy of Diana Van Donselaar

Visitors to the Iowa State Fair this year were treated to another new butter sculpture, this time with roots in Riverside.

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Two Vehicles Collide Head On Near Kalona

Posted: Thursday, August 25th, 2016 at 6:24 am

A car and an SUV collided head on Wednesday night on Highway 22 near Kalona.

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New Member on Washington County Board of Health

Posted: Thursday, August 25th, 2016 at 6:23 am

The Washington County Board of Health has a new member, following president of the board Virginia Bordwell’s resignation.

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Riverside Couple Inducted Into 4-H Hall of Fame

Posted: Thursday, August 25th, 2016 at 6:22 am


Contributed photo

One Washington County couple was inducted into the 4-H Hall of Fame at the Iowa State Fair this year.

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Loebsack Visits Pleasant View Home in Kalona

Posted: Thursday, August 25th, 2016 at 6:22 am

United States Congressman Dave Loebsack visited the Pleasant View Home in Kalona Wednesday as part of his ongoing efforts to visit nursing and assisted living homes throughout the district he represents.

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Iowa Crops Ahead of Average

Posted: Thursday, August 25th, 2016 at 6:21 am

Last week, precipitation in Iowa paired with cooler nights benefited grain and pod fill according to this week’s Crop Progress and Condition Report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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For Sale

Posted: Thursday, August 25th, 2016 at 5:40 am

Chain link fence panels
– 4 panels that are 6′ x 12′
-3 panels that are 6′ x 6′ and
-1 panel that is 6′ x 6′ with a door built into it.
$250 for all of them.
319-653-1616

Wanted

Posted: Thursday, August 25th, 2016 at 5:36 am

chicken wire , any length, old or new
319-461-7391

For Sale

Posted: Thursday, August 25th, 2016 at 5:35 am

Used tires, sizes 14″, 15″, 16″, 17″
3 Chevrolet motors
200 gallon poly tanks
319-461-2013

Wanted

Posted: Thursday, August 25th, 2016 at 5:34 am

Scrap metal and junk appliances wanted. No tvs No tires 319-321-8969

Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page KCII News speaks with state climatologist Harry Hillaker about weather in Iowa this summer.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa, we’re talking with butter artist Sarah Pratt about the Star Trek butter sculpture.

Birthday / Anniversary Winner Wednesday August 24th

Posted: Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 at 8:04 am

Kyle Kron – Washington

Anniversary:
Jan & Jeff Bell – Washington

Albia Coach Up for Challenging Non-District Schedule Featuring Washington

Posted: Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 at 7:00 am

Entering his 10th season as Albia’s head football coach, Jerry Staton says he’s never been one to back down from a challenge.

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Area Volleyball Teams Perform at Keota

Posted: Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 at 7:00 am

Area schools Lone Tree, Highland and Keota all performed at Keota volleyball tournament Monday night at English Valleys High School.

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WACO Volleyball Places Third in Season Opening Tournament

Posted: Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 at 7:00 am

The volleyball season opened in Wayland Monday for eight regional schools.

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Mid-Prairie Defense Looks For Another Lockdown Season

Posted: Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk football team had a dominant defense during the 2015 season.

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UPDATE: Fatal Motorcycle Wreck Near Washington

Posted: Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 at 6:29 am


Photo by KCII News

Tuesday afternoon emergency crews responded to the scene of a motorcycle wreck on Highway 1, about one mile south of Washington.

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