Archive for October, 2016

Washington Page

Posted: Monday, October 31st, 2016 at 1:02 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page KCII News speaks with zoologist Vera Jean Fitzgerald about caring for a great-horned owl that was rescued by a local sheriff’s deputy.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, October 31st, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa, we’re talking with dental hygienist Shawna Weber about Halloween candy versus dentists.

Birthday Winner for Monday, October 31st

Posted: Monday, October 31st, 2016 at 8:01 am

Michael McFarlane – Washington

Keota’s Klein, WMU’s Bencze Competed at State XC Meet

Posted: Monday, October 31st, 2016 at 7:00 am

A pair of area runners finished outside the top 30 of the Class 1A race at the state cross country meet in Fort Dodge.

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Geyer Represents Iowa Mennonite

Posted: Monday, October 31st, 2016 at 7:00 am

Iowa Mennonite School’s own Levi Geyer competed at the class 1A boys state cross country meet in Fort Dodge Saturday.

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Mid-Prairie Makes History at State

Posted: Monday, October 31st, 2016 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk boys and girls cross country teams participated at Saturday’s 2016 State Cross Country meet at the Lakeside Golf Course in Fort Dodge.

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Horak Finishes in Top 25 of State XC Race

Posted: Monday, October 31st, 2016 at 7:00 am

Photo by KCII Sports Zach Ulin.

The first varsity cross country season for Washington’s Claire Horak culminated with a top 25 performance this weekend at the state meet.

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Helicopter Transports Man from ATV Wreck in Washington County

Posted: Monday, October 31st, 2016 at 6:30 am

A 23-year-old man was taken by helicopter to the hospital after an ATV wreck Sunday in Washington County.

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Kalona Community Center Gets One Last Hurrah

Posted: Monday, October 31st, 2016 at 6:28 am

With the construction scheduled to begin on the new Kalona Community Center, the city has decided to give the old building a good send-off.

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Happy Halloween – What to Do in Washington

Posted: Monday, October 31st, 2016 at 6:27 am


A girl takes part in Trick-or-Treat around the square last year. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

Area children will have many opportunities for Halloween fun in Washington today.

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Rollover Wreck Near Wellman

Posted: Monday, October 31st, 2016 at 6:26 am

A truck rolled south of Wellman Sunday afternoon and one person was taken to the University of Iowa hospital.

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Area Athletes Compete at State Cross Country Meet

Posted: Monday, October 31st, 2016 at 6:25 am

Several KCII-area athletes raced at the state cross country meet Saturday and the Mid-Prairie teams found success.

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Kalona Chamber of Commerce Welcomes New Director

Posted: Monday, October 31st, 2016 at 6:25 am

After considerable turnover this year, the Kalona Chamber of Commerce has found a new permanent Chamber Director.

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A Warm October for Washington

Posted: Monday, October 31st, 2016 at 6:22 am

Temperatures were within five degrees of meeting the record high Friday in Washington.

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Louisa Conservation to Host Last Paddle of the Year

Posted: Monday, October 31st, 2016 at 6:22 am

The last paddle of the year for Louisa County Conservation has proven to be a popular event.

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David Schwartz

Posted: Sunday, October 30th, 2016 at 10:41 am

Funeral services for 51-year-old David Schwartz of Kalona will be held Wednesday (11/2) at 10 a.m. at the Paul Hochstedler residence at 5679 Hwy 1 Southwest in rural Kalona.

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Indian Hills Takes Seventh on the Road

Posted: Sunday, October 30th, 2016 at 7:00 am

The Indian Hills Community College Men’s Cross Country team recently competed at the Jayhawk Invitational in Muskegon, Michigan.

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Washington’s Reighard Among Top Rushers in District

Posted: Sunday, October 30th, 2016 at 7:00 am

Photo courtesy of Susan Harshman/Washington Demon Football.

A season-ending knee injury kept Washington quarterback Ryan Reighard from breaking his own school rushing record.

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Riverside to Host City-Wide Trick-or-Treating Monday Night

Posted: Sunday, October 30th, 2016 at 6:28 am

The City of Riverside will have their annual Trick-or-Treat night on Monday from 6-8 p.m.

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Big Red Radio to Celebrate Halloween in Washington

Posted: Sunday, October 30th, 2016 at 6:24 am

The KCII Big Red Radio is ready for Halloween and will be taking part in festivities in Washington.

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