Archive for January, 2017

Keota’s Wickenkamp Records Triple Double in Victory over Sigourney

Posted: Monday, January 30th, 2017 at 7:00 am

A senior on the Keota Eagles boys’ basketball team (15-3) filled up the stat sheet in a victory over a conference rival Friday night.

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Senator Taylor Enrolls Bills for Increased Growth for Schools

Posted: Monday, January 30th, 2017 at 6:28 am

As the current Iowa legislative session progresses, one local senator is making an attempt to increase funding for K-12 schools.

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Flu Activity Uptick Locally

Posted: Monday, January 30th, 2017 at 6:27 am

Influenza activity has increased across the state recently.

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Washington Library Prepared for Fiber Arts February

Posted: Monday, January 30th, 2017 at 6:26 am

Yarn, tapestries, pillows and more will be featured this February at the Washington Public Library for their annual Fiber Arts February event series.

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Highland School Board Closer to Decision on Ainsworth Elementary

Posted: Monday, January 30th, 2017 at 6:25 am

The Highland School Board will make a final decision regarding the potential closure of Ainsworth Elementary at their February 13th meeting, but at their most recent meeting they received additional information about some options and additional costs.

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Debt Utilization Increases Among Commercial Farms

Posted: Monday, January 30th, 2017 at 6:24 am


Photo by Sally Y. Hart

While the farm economy has experienced a downturn in recent years, a recent study shows commercial farm net income averaged $187,000 in 2015.

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County Attorney to be Sworn In, Building Needs on the Agenda for Supervisors

Posted: Monday, January 30th, 2017 at 6:23 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors will consider space needs for county departments and swear in a new county attorney at their meeting Tuesday.

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Get Certified to Sell Morels in Iowa

Posted: Monday, January 30th, 2017 at 6:22 am


Contributed photo

Anyone can legally sell morel mushrooms in the state of Iowa if they become certified.

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Mid-Prairie Passes Discretionary Busing Policy

Posted: Monday, January 30th, 2017 at 6:22 am

The Mid-Prairie School Board has approved a new discretionary busing policy.

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Giveaway

Posted: Monday, January 30th, 2017 at 4:43 am

Two 20′ spruce trees cut into 16″ pieces.
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Washington Boys Basketball Learns Playoff Grouping

Posted: Sunday, January 29th, 2017 at 7:01 am

Familiar foes will be postseason opponents on the road to the state tournament for the Washington Demon boys’ basketball team (3-9).

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Keota City Council to Meet Regarding Pool Season

Posted: Sunday, January 29th, 2017 at 6:28 am

The Keota City Council will convene one last time in January to go over their plans for this year’s pool season.

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Supervisors to Consider Building Needs, Swear In New County Attorney

Posted: Sunday, January 29th, 2017 at 6:23 am

Building needs will be revisited at Tuesday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.

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Thomas Thompson

Posted: Saturday, January 28th, 2017 at 6:31 pm

Celebration of Life Service for 83-year-old Thomas R. Thompson of Keota, will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 2, 2017, at Powell Funeral Home in Keota, with Pastor Joe Hohenshell officiating.  Burial will be at Keota Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 1, 2017, at Powell Funeral Home in Keota. A general memorial fund has been established.  Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Keota is caring for Tom and his family.  Tributes may be made at www.powellfuneralhomes.com.

For Sale

Posted: Saturday, January 28th, 2017 at 8:08 am

Frigidaire washer and dryer, $150

gas stove, $150

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For Sale

Posted: Saturday, January 28th, 2017 at 8:07 am

aluminum truck tote tool box, for Chevy S-10 $40

LP mobile Heater used on job sight or locations, $50

14ft flatbed trailer, 2 axels, title, 2inch ball,  $850

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For Sale

Posted: Saturday, January 28th, 2017 at 8:04 am

Free. Rocker recliner.

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January 28th, 2017

Posted: Saturday, January 28th, 2017 at 8:03 am

Birthday winner – Nida Erb of Kalona

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Washington Wrestlers to Compete in Southeastern Iowa Classic

Posted: Saturday, January 28th, 2017 at 7:00 am

Photo by KCII’s Sally Hart.

The final tuneup before the postseason happens today for the No. 5 Washington Demon wrestling team (26-1).

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Golden Hawks Visit Goose Lake For River Valley Conference Meet

Posted: Saturday, January 28th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk wrestling team makes the long trip to Goose Lake today for the River Valley Conference wrestling meet.

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