Archive for March, 2017

Birthday/Anniversary Winners 3/27

Posted: Monday, March 27th, 2017 at 8:08 am

April Hagiss – Brighton

Diane & Mark Chrisinger – Mt. Pleasant

Mid-Prairie Boys Golf Returns to the Course

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

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk boys golf team is back on the course tonight to open the 2017 season when they host Iowa City Regina at the Kalona Golf Course.

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Golden Hawk Girls Are Back on the Links

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

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk girls golf team opens the 2017 season tonight when they travel to the Pleasant Valley Golf Course in Iowa City to take on the Regina Regals.

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Washington Boys Golf Learns Postseason Assignments

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

Before teeing off for the first time this spring, the Washington Demon boys’ golf team has learned the courses and teams they’ll compete against in the postseason.

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Area Track Teams to Battle in West Burlington Relays

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

Multiple KCII area boys track teams will compete today in Des Moines County.

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Vehicle Pursuit Results in Crash, then Arrest

Posted: Monday, March 27th, 2017 at 6:29 am

A vehicle pursuit ended with a crash and an arrest Saturday morning.

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Workers Compensation Bill Heads to Senate Floor

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

House File 518 has made its way out of the Iowa House and onto the Senate floor, but if Senator Rich Taylor (D) has his way, it will go no further.

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Prepare for Severe Weather During this Awareness Week

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

Severe Weather Awareness Week is being observed this week.

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Washington Receives CDBG for Water System

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

The City of Washington has been awarded a $600,000 grant for its water system.

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Search Warrant Executed, Two Arrested on Drug Charges

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


Jared Jaeger


Samantha Jo Debler

Two people were arrested on drug charges in Washington Friday.

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Athletic Trainers Work to Prevent Acute and Chronic Injuries

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

“Your protection is our priority,” is the slogan of the 2017 Athletic Training Month observed during March.

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Kalona Historical Society Welcomes Traveling German Exhibit

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

The Kalona Historical Society will be hosting a special traveling exhibit called “German Iowa and the Global Midwest.”

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March Marks Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in Iowa

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

Governor Terry Branstad has signed a proclamation declaring March as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in the State of Iowa.

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Leona R. Blum

Posted: Monday, March 27th, 2017 at 5:07 am

Funeral arrangements for 93-year-old Leona R. Blum of Washington are pending at the Beatty Funeral Home.

March 26th, 2017

Posted: Sunday, March 26th, 2017 at 12:12 pm

Birthday winner – Jennifer Triska of Fairfield

no Anniversary winners

Pretz Named to NJCAA All-Region Squad

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

Photo courtesy of Des Moines Area Community College Athletics.

The community college basketball career of 2015 Columbus graduate Kelsey Pretz ended with postseason honors.

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Kral Powers Mavericks’ Move into Poll

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

Photo Courtesy of Minnesota State Softball

The Minnesota State Mavericks softball team cracked the National Fast Pitch Coaches Association Poll for the first time this week, checking in at No. 23. Minnesota State has an overall record of 22-4 on the season.

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Mid-Prairie School Board Approves WCRF Grant Proposals

Posted: Sunday, March 26th, 2017 at 6:28 am

Organizations around Washington County are preparing proposals for the Washington County Riverboat Foundation’s spring grant cycle, and Mid-Prairie has zeroed in on two projects they’d like help with.

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Norma Southwick

Posted: Sunday, March 26th, 2017 at 6:24 am

Funeral arrangements for 92-year-old Norma Southwick of Kalona, are pending at the Peterseim Funeral Home in Kalona.

Annual Washington Dinner to be Held Monday

Posted: Sunday, March 26th, 2017 at 6:22 am

The annual social hour and dinner hosted by the Washington Chamber of Commerce, Main Street Washington and Washington Economic Development Group will be held tomorrow.

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