Archive for February, 2017

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, February 27th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa, we’re talking with Dr. Ann Harris of Harris and Harris Dentistry about National Children’s Dental Health Month. This is part one of a two-part interview.

For Sale

Posted: Monday, February 27th, 2017 at 8:50 am

1998 dodge grand caravan
-3.8 motor good transmission

High Output 3.0 motor for a jeep

Tires – assortment of sizes
14,15 and 16 inch.

Looking for scrap metal
319 461 5720

Birthday Winner February 27th

Posted: Monday, February 27th, 2017 at 8:00 am

Nicholas West – Wayland

Mary E. Slemmons

Posted: Monday, February 27th, 2017 at 7:46 am

Celebration of life services for 96-year-old Mary Elizabeth Slemmons, of Washington, will be held at 2:00 PM, Sunday, (3/5) at the Beatty Funeral Home in Washington.

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Rebounding Helps Pella Christian Soars Past Highland in Substate Final

Posted: Monday, February 27th, 2017 at 7:01 am

Extra possessions proved costly as the Highland Huskies boys’ basketball team (19-5) had their season come to an end in the substate championship game Saturday night.

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Several Savage Girls’ Basketball Players Named to All-Conference Squad

Posted: Monday, February 27th, 2017 at 7:00 am

A 20-win season led to multiple all-conference selections for the Sigourney Savages girls’ basketball team (20-5).

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Iowa Mennonite Girls Have Three Players Named All-Conference

Posted: Monday, February 27th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Iowa Mennonite School girls basketball team was recently recognized by the Southeast Iowa Superconference with three selections to All-SEISC squads.

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Mid-Prairie’s Bender Named Coach of the Year

Posted: Monday, February 27th, 2017 at 7:00 am

Mid-Prairie head girls basketball coach Stephen Bender was named Coach of the Year for the Southeast District by the Iowa Girls Coaches Association.

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Highland Working on Two Memorial Projects

Posted: Monday, February 27th, 2017 at 6:28 am

The Highland classes of 1975 and 2016 are funding two different memorial projects.

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Washington County Sees Growth in Population and Number of Jobs

Posted: Monday, February 27th, 2017 at 6:27 am


Images courtesy of WEDG.

Washington County is growing in both the number of jobs and in the number of residents.

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Washington High School Sending 10 Students to State Speech Contest

Posted: Monday, February 27th, 2017 at 6:26 am


Ten Washington High School students are advancing to the state speech contest after performing well Saturday at the district individual speech contest.

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Children’s Dental Health Month Encourages Baby Teeth Care

Posted: Monday, February 27th, 2017 at 6:25 am

Just because baby teeth aren’t permanent doesn’t mean they can be neglected, which is the focus for National Children’s Dental Health Month.

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Temperatures Above Normal, Precipitation Below Average

Posted: Monday, February 27th, 2017 at 6:25 am

Temperatures ranged from a low of 18 degrees to a high of 50 degrees over the weekend, after Friday’s snow.

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Rollover Wreck South of Washington Saturday

Posted: Monday, February 27th, 2017 at 6:24 am

One person was injured in a rollover wreck south of Washington early Saturday.

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County Supervisors to Meet Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, February 27th, 2017 at 6:22 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors will discuss subdivisions and a fuel contract in their regular meeting Tuesday.

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Kalona to Hold Public Hearing Regarding Upcoming Budget

Posted: Monday, February 27th, 2017 at 6:22 am

At the most recent Kalona City Council meeting, the city’s finance committee presented their proposed budget for the 2017-2018 fiscal year, and the council set a public hearing to review the budget for March 6th.

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John Milton Hixson

Posted: Monday, February 27th, 2017 at 5:06 am

Funeral services for 93-year-old John Milton Hixson of Columbus Junction will be at 10:30 AM Saturday, (3/4) at the Beatty Funeral Home in Washington.

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February 26th, 2017

Posted: Sunday, February 26th, 2017 at 7:35 am

Birthday winner – Dwayne Mast of Kalona

Anniversary winners – Dean and Sue Norman of Washington

Kral Makes Impact With Mavericks

Posted: Sunday, February 26th, 2017 at 7:00 am

Photo Courtesy of Minnesota State Softball

The Minnesota State Mavericks softball team is out to a 7-3 start to the year and freshman Amber Kral is a big reason why.

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Van Weelden Reflects on End of Wrestling Career

Posted: Sunday, February 26th, 2017 at 7:00 am

Photo by KCII Sports Nate Gonner.

The high school athletic career of Washington senior Trey Van Weelden ended last weekend in Des Moines.

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