Archive for January, 2017

Boender Breaks Record

Posted: Friday, January 27th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Sigourney-Keota wrestling team had an extra reason to celebrate on Senior Night Monday as Noah Boender rewrote the school record books.

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Gretter Sentenced to Prison

Posted: Friday, January 27th, 2017 at 6:29 am

A former Washington man has been sentenced to 13 months in federal prison and will be required to pay back over $1 million in restitution.

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Fairfield Woman to be Tried in Washington for Embezzlement

Posted: Friday, January 27th, 2017 at 6:28 am

A woman from Fairfield will be tried in Washington for allegedly embezzling money.

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Washington Speech Team Prepares for State Contest

Posted: Friday, January 27th, 2017 at 6:27 am

All 24 members of the Washington High School speech team are advancing to the state contest.

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Science Saturdays Book Club is “Pushing the Limits”

Posted: Friday, January 27th, 2017 at 6:25 am

A new book club is being offered at the Washington Public Library with the help of Washington County Conservation.

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WCRF Elects Three New Members

Posted: Friday, January 27th, 2017 at 6:24 am


Three new members were elected to the WCRF board (from left) they are Kierstan Peck, Shelli Cleverly, and Dr. Mike Jorgensen. Photo courtesy of WCRF

Three new board members have been elected to the Washington County Riverboat Foundation board of directors.

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Coffee with Your Congressman Tour Coming to Washington

Posted: Friday, January 27th, 2017 at 6:24 am

Congressman Dave Loebsack (D-Iowa) will be visiting southeast Iowa this weekend as he continues his Coffee with Your Congressman tour.

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Domestic and International Population Increases in Washington County

Posted: Friday, January 27th, 2017 at 6:22 am


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Washington County recently saw an increase in population, both in domestic and international residential change.

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Highland Sends Group Improvisation Team to State Speech

Posted: Friday, January 27th, 2017 at 6:22 am

The Highland Large Group Speech Team competed at the recent district competition at Wapello High School, and will be sending a group improvisation team to the state contest.

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Edward L. Woods

Posted: Friday, January 27th, 2017 at 4:49 am

Funeral services for 80-year old Edward L. Woods of Sigourney will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, (1/30) at the Sigourney United Methodist Church.  

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BREAKING: Gretter Sentenced to Prison

Posted: Thursday, January 26th, 2017 at 5:35 pm

A United States District Court Judge sentenced 66-year-old Thomas Gretter, who is formerly from Washington, to 13 months in federal prison.

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Marilyn Kilpatrick

Posted: Thursday, January 26th, 2017 at 5:08 pm

Funeral services for 77-year-old Marilyn Kilpatrick of Columbus City will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, January 27th, at the Columbus City United Methodist Church.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, January 26th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On today’s edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with KCII General Manager Joe Nichols about the KCII Big Red Radio delivering donations.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, January 26th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa, we’re talking with Highland Superintendent Chris Armstrong about his plans to retire.

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Athlete of the Week

Posted: Thursday, January 26th, 2017 at 12:00 pm

KCII Sports has selected Keota’s Cole Stout as the Hedge Above Lawncare Athlete of the Week. Listen here for the full interview with Cole.

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Anniversary Winner January 26th

Posted: Thursday, January 26th, 2017 at 8:00 am

James & Kayla Harter – Fairfield
(no bday winner today)

Golden Hawks Host Indians

Posted: Thursday, January 26th, 2017 at 7:00 am

Friday night the Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk boys and girls basketball teams will welcome the Camanche Indians to Tim Grady Gymnasium in Wellman for a River Valley Conference doubleheader.

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Area Schools Grouped in Class 1A Regional Tournament

Posted: Thursday, January 26th, 2017 at 7:00 am

Four area girls’ basketball teams will battle for one semifinal spot in the Class 1A Region 6 tournament.

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Iowa Mennonite Splits With Winfield-Mt. Union

Posted: Thursday, January 26th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Iowa Mennonite boys and girls basketball teams hosted Winfield-Mt. Union Tuesday in a Southeast Iowa Superconference doubleheader.

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Washington Wrestling Continues Dual Season in Oskaloosa

Posted: Thursday, January 26th, 2017 at 7:00 am

Four regional wrestling teams will grapple in Mahaska County tonight.

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