Archive for February, 2017

Highland Runs Away With District Title

Posted: Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 at 7:01 am

The smallest 2A school in Iowa is one step away from competing at the state tournament.

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Lisbon Bounces Lone Tree From District Tournament

Posted: Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 at 7:00 am

The postseason run for the Lone Tree Lions boys’ basketball team (17-6) came to an end Tuesday night.

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Washington Bowlers End Season at State Qualifying Meet

Posted: Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Washington Demon bowling season came to an end in Muscatine.

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Iowa Mennonite Marches On

Posted: Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Iowa Mennonite School boys basketball team slammed Springville Tuesday night in the district semifinal round of the class 1A tournament 62-41 at Hillcrest Union in Kalona.

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One Arrested After High Speed Chase Near Brighton

Posted: Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 at 6:30 am


Wayne Witham

One man was arrested after a high speed chase near Brighton Tuesday.

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Washington Council Accepts Offer on Former Library Building

Posted: Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 at 6:29 am


The Washington City Council held a public hearing regarding the sale of the former library building at their meeting Tuesday. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

Unanimously the Washington City Council voted to accept the offer of $111,000 with contingencies from LARME, LLC that was presented for the former library building.

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Today is Day Two of KCII’s Home Shopping Extravaganza

Posted: Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 at 6:28 am

KCII’s Home Shopping Extravaganza is underway and will wrap up tomorrow.

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Highland School Board Confirms Ainsworth Elementary Closure at Special Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 at 6:28 am


Ainsworth Elementary; photo courtesy of the Highland School District

The Highland School Board held a special meeting Tuesday night to resolve procedural irregularities that occurred at the February 13th meeting.

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Public Hearing Tonight for Vacating Portion of Nutmeg Avenue

Posted: Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 at 6:26 am

Nutmeg Avenue becoming a private road north of Richmond will be the topic for tonight’s public hearing.

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Mid-Prairie Preparing Students Early for Future Programming Careers

Posted: Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 at 6:25 am


Kalona Elementary Hour of Code students (L-R): Chase Rundall, Jeremiah Rempel, Ella Gelement, and Behla Schmidt; photo by Joe Cerwinske

One of the fastest growing vocations in the world is computer programming, and the Mid-Prairie School District is giving their students a head start in the field with their Hour of Code program.

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Washington County Conservation Preparing Annual Burn Plan

Posted: Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 at 6:22 am

Among the yearly duties of the Washington County Conservation Board is performing a series of prescribed burns to the properties they oversee.

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Consider Joining a CSA for Fresh Produce

Posted: Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 at 6:21 am

Since 2006, Iowa’s number of Community Supported Agriculture programs has increased by about 62%.

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Gilbert Lee Eaton

Posted: Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 at 5:06 am

Memorial Services for 41-year-old Gilbert Lee Eaton of St. Charles, Missouri formerly of Wellman will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday (2/25) at the Yoder-Powell Funeral Home in Kalona.

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BREAKING: Highland to Hold Special Meeting Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 at 1:32 pm

The Highland School Board will hold a special meeting tonight, the purpose of which is to resolve any procedural irregularities that occurred at the February 13th meeting.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Washington Economic Development Group (WEDG) director Ed Raber about job growth in Washington County.


Image courtesy of WEDG

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa, we’re talking with Mid-Prairie Superintendent Mark Schneider about the most recent Mid-Prairie School Board meeting.

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Giveaway

Posted: Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 at 10:28 am

Male 5-year-old Beagle
Very friendly, more suited as an outdoor pet
319-591-1850

For Sale

Posted: Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 at 9:01 am

-Schwinn Sierra Men’s Bike – 26in
-comfort bike, 21 speed, excellent shape
-$50 obo cost 300 new
319-930 9292

For Sale

Posted: Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 at 9:00 am

– 2004 buick century
-V6, brand new tires
-$600
641 224 5094

For Sale

Posted: Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 at 8:59 am

– lazy boys – matching 80/each
– maytag clothes dryer $125
319-461 6234