Archive for October, 2016

Fall Hike at Lake Darling

Posted: Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 at 6:10 pm

Title: Fall Hike at Lake Darling
Location: Brighton
Description: The Brighton Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Fall Hike at Lake Darling on Sunday (10/30) from 2-4 pm. Walk, run, or push a stroller from the Lake Darling Lodge on the paved walking trail to the new four-seasons cabins and back. Wear your Halloween costumes or come as you are. There will be treats along the way.
Date: 2016-10-30

Ornamental and Turfgrass Applicator Course

Posted: Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 at 6:10 pm

Title: Ornamental and Turfgrass Applicator Course
Location: Washington
Description: Washington County Extension will offer the Ornamental and Turfgrass Applicators Continuing Instruction Course for commercial pesticide applicators on Wednesday, November 9th. Registration beings at 8:30 am, and the course runs from 9-11:30 am. The registration fee is $45. To register or for more info, call the extension office at 653-4811.
Date: 2016-11-09

IMS Blood Drive

Posted: Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 at 6:09 pm

Title: IMS Blood Drive
Location: Kalona
Description: The IMS chapter of the National Honor Society is hosting a blood drive on Monday, November 7th from 7-11 am. Schedule a donation time by calling 656-2073.
Date: 2016-11-07

IMS Fall Drama

Posted: Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 at 6:08 pm

Title: IMS Fall Drama
Location: Kalona
Description: The Iowa Mennonite School is performing their fall drama, called \”Those Crazy Ladies in the House on the Corner,\” in Celebration Hall on Saturday, November 5th at 7 pm, and Sunday, November 6th at 3 pm. Tickets can be purchased in advance by calling the IMS office at 656-2073, cost is $8 for adults, $5 for students.
Start Date: 2016-11-05
End Date: 2016-11-06

IMS Backstage Tour

Posted: Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 at 6:08 pm

Title: IMS Backstage Tour
Location: Kalona
Description: The Iowa Mennonite School is hosting a Backstage Tour for middle school aged students and their families on Sunday, November 6th. Meet the cast, crew and directors of the fall play and ask them questions about being involved in the IMS drama department. Contact Candi Schmieder at 319-656-2073 to reserve your tickets or for more info.
Date: 2016-11-06

Trick or Trunk

Posted: Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 at 6:07 pm

Title: Trick or Trunk
Location: Washington
Description: The St. James Youth Group invites people to attend Trick or Trunk on Monday (10/31) in the St. James Church parking lot from 6-8 pm, during the city-wide trick-or-treat night.
Date: 2016-10-31

St. James 150th Kick-Off

Posted: Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 at 6:07 pm

Title: St. James 150th Kick-Off
Location: Washington
Description: St. James School is celebrating their 150th anniversary with a kick-off celebration on Friday (10/28) starting at 8:30 am. Activities run until 1:30 pm, when there will be a school-wide hike on the KeWash Nature Trail. Parents are encouraged and welcome to attend any of the events.
Date: 2016-10-28

Sacha Club Craft Show

Posted: Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 at 6:06 pm

Title: Sacha Club Craft Show
Location: Ainsworth
Description: The 42nd Annual Sacha Club Craft Show will be held Saturday, November 5th at the Ainsworth Elementary Gym from 9 am – 2 pm. Lunch will be available. Vendors can call Brenda at 319-461-1637 for table space.
Date: 2016-11-05

Final Garage Sale

Posted: Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 at 6:05 pm

Title: Final Garage Sale
Location: Ainsworth
Description: The Ainsworth Community Church is hosting their final garage sale from Thursday, November 3rd – Saturday, November 5th. Hours are noon – 5:30 pm on Thursday, 9 am – 4 pm on Friday, and 9 am – 1 pm on Saturday. After 30 years, this will be the final sale, so everything must go. Proceeds go towards mission work of the church and youth group.
Start Date: 2016-11-03
End Date: 2016-11-05

Glenn Henriksen Piano Concert

Posted: Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 at 6:05 pm

Title: Glenn Henriksen Piano Concert
Location: Washington
Description: The United Methodist Church is offering a free organ and piano concert with Glenn Henriksen on Saturday (10/29) and Sunday (10/30). Saturday\’s events start at 6 pm and include a pot-luck and sing-along in Fellowship Hall. The concert on Sunday starts at 1:30 pm in the sanctuary. Glenn is an accomplished pianist and organist, who\’s experience has enabled him to develop a unique musical style.
Start Date: 2016-10-29
End Date: 2016-10-30

Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page KCII News speaks with Kimberly Davis, who is on the ballot for the District 4 seat on the Washington County Board of Supervisors. Incumbent Stan Stoops is also seeking the seat.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa, we’re talking with Washington County Public Health Administrator Danielle Pettit-Majewski about the Affordable Care Act Insurance Marketplace. This is part one of a two part interview.

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Birthday Winner Wednesday, October 26th

Posted: Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 at 8:00 am

Shawna Sieren – Keota

Lady Lions End Season in Round Two

Posted: Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 at 7:00 am

The Lone Tree volleyball team saw their season come to an end Monday night in the second round of the class 1A playoffs, falling to the Belle Plaine Plaineswomen in four sets.

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Pekin Knocks Sigourney Out of Regional Volleyball Tournament

Posted: Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 at 7:00 am

Two rival volleyball teams battled for their postseason lives Monday in Keokuk County.

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Highland Loses Final Football Game to Wapello

Posted: Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 at 7:00 am

The first winning football season in four years ended Friday for the Highland Huskies (5-4).

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Wildcats Win in Shutout

Posted: Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 at 7:00 am

The Columbus Wildcat football team ended 2016 on a high note shutting out Van Buren on senior night in Columbus Junction 48-0.

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Fatal Wreck Near Lone Tree Tuesday

Posted: Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 at 6:29 am

A 28-year-old woman died in a single vehicle wreck south of Lone Tree Tuesday.

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Record Amount of Prescription Pills Turned In

Posted: Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 at 6:29 am

A record amount of unwanted medication was turned over to authorities in Washington over the weekend.

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Washington Council Invites YMCA to Table to Discuss Pool Management

Posted: Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 at 6:28 am


The Washington City Council meets in special session Tuesday. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

The Washington City Council has questions for the YMCA in regards to the management of the outdoor pool.

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