Archive for January, 2017

Mid-Prairie Jazz Band Ready for Competition Season

Posted: Monday, January 23rd, 2017 at 6:25 am

The end of January marks the beginning of jazz band season around the state, and the Mid-Prairie Jazz Band is ready for the many upcoming competitions.

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Vaccines and Routine Exams Recommends for Good Cervical Health

Posted: Monday, January 23rd, 2017 at 6:25 am

Each year about 11,000 women in the United States get cervical cancer according to the Centers for Disease Control, and regular Pap tests and an HPV vaccine can help decrease that number.

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Legislative Briefing Held, Concerns Voiced

Posted: Monday, January 23rd, 2017 at 6:25 am


A crowd gathered Saturday for the first legislative briefing of the session in Washington. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

The first legislative briefing of the session was held in Washington Saturday.

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General Obligation Bonds on the Slate for Supervisors

Posted: Monday, January 23rd, 2017 at 6:23 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors will be considering a resolution regarding refunding general obligation bonds.

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English River Watershed to Hire Project Coordinator

Posted: Monday, January 23rd, 2017 at 6:22 am

At their most recent meeting, the Kalona City Council came to an agreement with Iowa County regarding funding dedicated to hiring a project coordinator for the Iowa Watershed Approach project in the English River Watershed.

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January 22nd, 2017

Posted: Sunday, January 22nd, 2017 at 7:34 am

Birthday winner – Ervin Stauffer

Anniversary winners – Dean and Linda Wilson

Washington YMCA Receives Play 60 Grant

Posted: Sunday, January 22nd, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Washington YMCA flag football program got a boost from the National Football League recently.

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Mid-Prairie School Board Meeting Starts with Dinner

Posted: Sunday, January 22nd, 2017 at 6:28 am

When the Mid-Prairie School Board convenes for their meeting Monday, it will begin with a meal.

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Big Red Radio Ready for Delivery

Posted: Sunday, January 22nd, 2017 at 6:25 am


Items in the Big Red Radio are boxed up and ready to be delivered. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

The KCII Big Red Radio is full of canned vegetables, boxes of pasta, bottles of shampoo and more, and it’s ready to deliver items to area food pantries. During the 14th annual KCII Caring Christmas Food Drive KCII collected non-perishable food and toiletry items. On Wednesday, all of those donations will be distributed. Items will go to the Church of God in Washington, HACAP in Washington, Lord’s Pantry in Sigourney, the Wellman Methodist Church, the United Christian Baptist Church in Kalona, Columbus Junction Community Action, Ainsworth Community Church, The Fellowship Cup in Mt. Pleasant, and The Lord’s Cupboard in Fairfield.

For Sale

Posted: Saturday, January 21st, 2017 at 8:21 am

Girl baby clothes- newborn- 6 months good condition- 25 boo
Baby bouncer-$10
Baby bathtub used 2xs-$5.00
319-359-0823

January 21st, 2017

Posted: Saturday, January 21st, 2017 at 8:16 am

Birthday winner – Isabella Dilworth of Crawfordsville

Anniversary winners – Ray and Alta Poe of Washington

For Sale

Posted: Saturday, January 21st, 2017 at 8:02 am

husky 20 ton, $425 OBO

AC LOADER WD-9, $150

319-592-0603

Demon Basketball Drops Doubleheader Versus Fairfield

Posted: Saturday, January 21st, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Washington Demon basketball teams hosted a familiar foe Friday night in their return league competition.

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Golden Hawk Wrestling Travels to Final Weekend Tournament

Posted: Saturday, January 21st, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk wrestling team travels to Center Point-Urbana today for their final weekend tournament of the regular season.

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Iowa Mennonite Makes Weekend Road Trip

Posted: Saturday, January 21st, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Iowa Mennonite School boys basketball team travels to Eldon today to battle the Cardinal Comets.

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Washington Bowling Host Mount Pleasant

Posted: Saturday, January 21st, 2017 at 7:00 am

The first of three straight home meets takes place this afternoon for the Washington Demon bowling teams.

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Washington Wrestling Grapples in East Marshall Duals

Posted: Saturday, January 21st, 2017 at 7:00 am

Washington wrestler Walker Ikerd. Photo by KCII’s Sally Hart.

Another weekend test awaits the No. 5 Washington Demon wrestling team (20-0) today.

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UPDATE: Friday Fire Fatal in Washington

Posted: Saturday, January 21st, 2017 at 6:29 am


Firefighters work to extinguish flames at a fatal house fire in Washington early Friday morning. Photo by Sally Y. Hart – KCII News

One person died in a house fire in Washington Friday morning.

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Mid-Prairie Expected to Adopt Vision for Elementary Learning

Posted: Saturday, January 21st, 2017 at 6:28 am

At the upcoming Mid-Prairie School Board meeting, they will be making a decision regarding the vision and plan proposed by the elementary study group.

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Slow Down and Savor Washington Tonight

Posted: Saturday, January 21st, 2017 at 6:25 am


A progressive dinner will be held in downtown Washington tonight with seven restaurants taking part.

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