Archive for September, 2016

2017 Iowa Legislators Page Program Deadline Approaching

Posted: Monday, September 26th, 2016 at 6:25 am

The State of Iowa is once again accepting applications from prospective high school students for the Legislative Page Program.

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Iowa, Cedar Rivers Breach Banks

Posted: Monday, September 26th, 2016 at 6:24 am


Water levels of the Iowa River at Wapello. Image provided by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Rivers in the area have breached their banks over the weekend.

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Real Estate Taxes Due this Week

Posted: Monday, September 26th, 2016 at 6:23 am

Real estate taxes and mobile home taxes are due this week.

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Kalona Community Center Gymnasium in its Final Days

Posted: Monday, September 26th, 2016 at 6:22 am

With construction of the new Kalona Community Center imminent, the city is preparing to close down the current gymnasium in the near future.

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Birthday Winner for Sunday, September 25th

Posted: Sunday, September 25th, 2016 at 7:36 am

Mike Gardener, Washington

Draper and Sigler Lead Indians Hills in Rock Island

Posted: Sunday, September 25th, 2016 at 7:00 am

Former Mid-Prairie cross country standouts Jared Draper and Luke Sigler had a big night Friday at the Brissman-Lundeen Invitational in Rock Island, Illinois.

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Coker Continues to Contribute for USD Defense

Posted: Sunday, September 25th, 2016 at 7:00 am

A Washington Demon alum continues to make an impact on the Division I University of South Dakota Coyotes (USD) football team (1-2 overall).

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Cassandra Gross

Posted: Sunday, September 25th, 2016 at 6:37 am

Memorial Services for 34 year-old Cassandra Gross of Muscatine will be at 1:30pm on Wednesday, September 28th at the Geo. M. Wittich-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services.

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Daniel D. Miller

Posted: Sunday, September 25th, 2016 at 6:33 am

A Celebration of Life for 90 year-old Daniel D. Miller of Kalona will be at 10:30am on Tuesday, September 27th at East Union Mennonite Church in rural Kalona.

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Riverside Casino to Receive Award from Governor Monday

Posted: Sunday, September 25th, 2016 at 6:28 am

Governor Terry Branstad will be visiting the Riverside Casino and Golf Resort Monday at 3:45 p.m. to present the Give Back Iowa Challenge award.

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Turn Around, Don’t Drown

Posted: Sunday, September 25th, 2016 at 6:25 am

It only takes 12 inches of rushing water to carry away a small car, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or NOAA.

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Birthday Winner 9/24

Posted: Saturday, September 24th, 2016 at 8:07 am

Dustin Shakenberg, Washington

For Sale

Posted: Saturday, September 24th, 2016 at 7:47 am

Chainsaw, 14″ blade – $100

4 bookshelves, 30×72″ – $15 each

Desk Chair – $25

319-648-3177

For Sale

Posted: Saturday, September 24th, 2016 at 7:16 am

94 Chevy with V8 and 85 Dodge with V8

Both running, selling whole only

$500 each Cash

319-458-9121

Washington Football Suffocates Fairfield

Posted: Saturday, September 24th, 2016 at 7:00 am

The No. 10 Washington Demon football team (4-1 overall; 2-1 overall) got back on the winning track last night.

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WACO Football Shuts Out English Valleys

Posted: Saturday, September 24th, 2016 at 7:00 am

A dominate performance on both sides of the ball helped the WACO Warriors’ (3-3 overall) achieve a .500 record last night.

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W-MU’s Bencze Wins Mount Pleasant Meet

Posted: Saturday, September 24th, 2016 at 7:00 am

Winfield-Mount Union senior Gavin Bencze (white shirt) approaches the finish line of this month’s Fairfield Invitational. Photo by KCII Sports Nate Gonner.

An area runner came away with a first place finish at Tuesday’s Mount Pleasant cross country meet.

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Huskies Fall to Regals

Posted: Saturday, September 24th, 2016 at 7:00 am

No. 1 Iowa City Regina came away with a win over the Highland Huskies in class 1A district action Friday night 36-0.

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Mid-Prairie Celebrates Homecoming in Style

Posted: Saturday, September 24th, 2016 at 7:00 am

The game was over in the first quarter Friday night at Dwight G. Sattler Field in Wellman as the Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks blasted the visiting Camanche Indians 61-14 on Homecoming.

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Clippers Shut Out Stormin’ Pointers

Posted: Saturday, September 24th, 2016 at 7:00 am

The Clear Creek Amana football team continued their perfect run Friday night, shutting out the Center Point Urbana Stormin’ Pointers by a 26-0 score.

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