Archive for October, 2016

St. James Celebrating 150 Years in Washington

Posted: Saturday, October 22nd, 2016 at 6:26 am

St. James in Washington is celebrating a milestone this month.

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Lake Darling’s Namesake to Come to Life During Weekend Performance

Posted: Saturday, October 22nd, 2016 at 6:25 am

The ghost of artist Ding Darling will be paying the lake named after him a visit tomorrow in a special performance by actor Tom Milligan called “A Conversation with Ding.”

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Share-A-Calf Returning to Washington County Fair

Posted: Saturday, October 22nd, 2016 at 6:24 am


A calf is weighed at the 2016 Washington County Fair. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

Washington County 4-H and FFA members have a chance to show a calf at the county fair in July by partnering with a local beef producer in December.

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Mid-Prairie School Board Meeting to be Held Monday

Posted: Saturday, October 22nd, 2016 at 6:22 am

The Mid-Prairie School Board will convene Monday evening for their second meeting of October.

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Plant Spring-Flowering Bulbs Now

Posted: Saturday, October 22nd, 2016 at 6:21 am


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Fall is here and winter is just around the corner, but now is the time to be preparing spring-flowering bulbs.

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Southeast Iowa Soil Moisture About 30% Short to Very Short

Posted: Saturday, October 22nd, 2016 at 6:21 am

Southeast Iowa is the only region of the state currently experiencing very short topsoil moisture conditions.

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Carolyn Kauffman

Posted: Friday, October 21st, 2016 at 7:57 pm

Celebration Of Life Service for 77-year-old Carolyn Kauffman of Kalona, will be 10:00 AM Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at the Kalona Christian Fellowship.

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Washington Page

Posted: Friday, October 21st, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page KCII News speaks with Jack Seward Jr., who is seeking re-election for the District 1 seat on the Washington County Board of Supervisors.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, October 21st, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa, we’re talking with United States Congressman Dave Loebsack about the upcoming general election.

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Dorothy M. Rodgers

Posted: Friday, October 21st, 2016 at 9:13 am

Celebration of life services for 87-year-old Dorothy M. Rodgers of Muscatine, formerly of Kalona, will be held Monday, October 24th, 2016, at 10:30 a.m. at the Peterseim Funeral Home in Kalona.

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For Sale

Posted: Friday, October 21st, 2016 at 8:56 am

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Birthday / Anniversary Winners for Friday, October 21st

Posted: Friday, October 21st, 2016 at 8:14 am

Birthday: Shannon Flynn – Washington
Anniversary: Joe & Nancy Aldrich – Washington

Washington’s Horak Qualifies for State Cross Country Meet

Posted: Friday, October 21st, 2016 at 7:01 am

For the first time in nearly a decade, the Washington Demon cross country teams will be represented at the state cross country meet.

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Golden Hawk Football Looks For Winning Mark

Posted: Friday, October 21st, 2016 at 7:00 am

On the final Friday night in September, the Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk football team was eliminated from post season contention.

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Sigourney-Keota Battles Wilton For Second Football Playoff Spot

Posted: Friday, October 21st, 2016 at 7:00 am

Two regional teams are vying for an automatic berth in the Class 1A football playoffs tonight.

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Lone Tree Football Looking for a Convincing Win Over Midland

Posted: Friday, October 21st, 2016 at 7:00 am

A simple victory won’t help the Lone Tree Lion football team (7-1 overall; 4-1 8-Man District 4) clinch a spot in the postseason.

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Washington Concludes Football Season Versus Fort Madison

Posted: Friday, October 21st, 2016 at 7:00 am

The last game of the season is tonight for the Washington Demon football team (5-3 overall; 3-3 Class 3A District 5).

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Twice As Nice; Mid-Prairie Boys and Girls Win State Qualifier For Second Straight Season

Posted: Friday, October 21st, 2016 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie boys and girls cross country teams swept state qualifying meet championships on Thursday in Pella.

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Area Runners Qualify for State Cross Country

Posted: Friday, October 21st, 2016 at 6:28 am

The Iowa High School Athletic Association’s State Qualifying Cross Country meets were Thursday, and teams and athletes around the area competed in Pella and Cedar Rapids for their chance to represent their schools at the State Meet.

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Highland Certified Enrollment Better than Anticipated

Posted: Friday, October 21st, 2016 at 6:25 am

The official figures for Highland’s certified enrollment have been released, and they’re slightly higher than predicted.

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