Archive for September, 2016

Community Impact Fundraiser

Posted: Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 at 6:34 pm

Title: Community Impact Fundraiser
Location: Washington
Description: There will be a community impact fundraiser night at the Washington Pizza Ranch on Monday, October 10th from 5-8 pm. Funds raised will send Wellman 4th grade girls to summer camp, who otherwise wouldn\’t have the opportunity.
Date: 2016-10-10

Columbus Day Run/Walk

Posted: Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 at 6:34 pm

Title: Columbus Day Run/Walk
Location: Columbus Junction
Description: The Annual Columbus Junction Columbus Day Run/Walk is Saturday, October 8th starting at 8:30 am at Chautauqua Park. There will be a 5K event and 1.5 mile fun walk. Cost is $15 or $10 per person for a team of 4 or more cross country runners. Late registration is $20. For more info, contact Brian Cummings at 319-728-2750.
Date: 2016-10-08

Marr Park Halloween Hike “Oceans in Iowa”

Posted: Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 at 6:33 pm

Title: Marr Park Halloween Hike \”Oceans in Iowa\”
Location: Ainsworth
Description: Washington County Conservation is hosting a Halloween Hike at Marr Park, called \”Oceans in Iowa\” on Saturday, October 15th from 6:45-8 pm. Refreshments, crafts, and more will be provided. In case of rain, indoor activities will still be held, including modified versions of the outside challenges. For more info, call 319-657-2400.
Date: 2016-10-15

Kalona Methodist Church Blood Drive

Posted: Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 at 6:32 pm

Title: Kalona Methodist Church Blood Drive
Location: Kalona
Description: The Kalona United Methodist Church is hosting a blood drive on Tuesday (10/4) and Wednesday (10/5) from 2-7 pm. To sign up, contact the UI DeGowin Blood Center at 319-356-2058. Walk-ins are welcome.
Date: 2016-10-04

Domestic Violence Awareness Month Programs

Posted: Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 at 6:31 pm

Title: Domestic Violence Awareness Month Programs
Location: Washington
Description: The Domestic Violence Intervention Program in Washington County has announced their Domestic Violence Awareness Month programming. On Thursday, October 6th, they are hosting kNOw MORE at the Washington Farmers market from 5-7 pm, with upwards of 10,000 ribbons displayed to represent those affected by domestic violence. On Friday, October 7th, they are hosting Shop for Safety at the Washington Walmart, where community members are asked to shop for an item to support the safety of survivors of domestic violence. Shopping lists will be handed out at the store.
Start Date: 2016-10-06
End Date: 2016-10-07

Halloween Trivia Extravaganza

Posted: Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 at 6:30 pm

Title: Halloween Trivia Extravaganza
Location: Washington
Description: Hospice of Washington County is hosting a Halloween Trivia Extravaganza on Friday, October 28th, at 6:30 pm at the youth center located at the Louisa County Fairgrounds in Columbus Junction. Come in costume to enter for prizes. Teams can be 4-10 players and are $10 per person. There is limited space available, so reserve your spot soon by calling 319-653-7321.
Date: 2016-10-28

24/7 Dads

Posted: Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 at 6:30 pm

Title: 24/7 Dads
Location: Washington
Description: Children and Families of Iowa is hosting a free program called 24/7 Dads on Wednesdays, starting on October 5th from 6-8 pm in the Washington Public Library. It\’s a 12-week workshop designed to help with the challenges of fatherhood. For more info or to register, contact Larry at 641-799-2464.
Date: 2016-10-05

Making Milestones Ride

Posted: Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 at 6:29 pm

Title: Making Milestones Ride
Location: Brighton
Description: The 1st Annual Making Milestones Ride for Naomi will be Saturday (10/1) starting at 11:30 am at CaManders Bar in Brighton. Registration will be from 10-11 am. All 2, 3, and 4 wheeled vehicles are welcome. There will be prizes, an auction, and a meal. Cost is $20 for 1, or $30 for two. For more info, call Mandy at 319-694-4048, or May at 319-321-4207.
Date: 2016-10-01

Buelah Dumont

Posted: Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 at 2:34 pm

Funeral Mass for 96-year-old Buelah Dumont of Sigourney will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday (10/3) at St. Mary Catholic Church in Sigourney.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page KCII News speaks with Jan Gallagher and Bob Youngquist about the upcoming grand opening of the Washington Area Performing Arts and Events Center. This is part two of a two-part interview.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa, we’re talking with IMS Student Jim Wang about his beat boxing talents.

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Columbus Junction Potentially Closing Highway 92

Posted: Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 at 12:22 pm

City officials of Columbus Junction are meeting throughout the day to track the rising of the Iowa River east of the city.

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For Sale

Posted: Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 at 8:57 am

2000 Dodge Ram 1500 4×2
new tires
$1600
319 548 1299

Birthday Winner for Wednesday, September 28th

Posted: Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 at 8:12 am

Candice Peters – Riverside

Golden Hawks Top Area Boys Teams Competing at Clear Creek Amana

Posted: Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 at 7:00 am

Monday night several area boys cross country teams traveled to Kickers Park in Iowa City to compete at Clear Creek Amana’s Clipper Cross Country Classic.

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Sigourney-Keota Runs Over Van Buren

Posted: Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 at 7:00 am

The rushing attack of the No. 10 Sigourney-Keota Cobras (4-1 overall) overwhelmed another district opponent Friday.

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Demons Host Washington Cross Country Invite

Posted: Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 at 7:00 am

The Washington Demon cross country teams held their annual meet Tuesday at the Washington Golf and Country Club.

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Hawks Cruise; Carpenter Breaks Record at CCA

Posted: Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 at 7:00 am

Monday night several area girls cross country teams traveled to Kickers Park in Iowa City to compete at Clear Creek Amana’s Clipper Cross Country Classic.

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Home Shopping Extravaganza Enters Day Two

Posted: Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 at 6:29 am

KCII’s Home Shopping Extravaganza is in full swing and ends Thursday.

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IMS Student Gains Notoriety for Beat Boxing Talents

Posted: Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 at 6:28 am


IMS Junior Jim Wang showing his beat boxing talents; photo by Joe Cerwinske

Jim Wang is a junior at the Iowa Mennonite School with dreams of designing roller coasters for a living, but he also has a not-so-secret talent.

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