Archive for March, 2017

Brighton Moves Future Freedom Rock into Town

Posted: Saturday, March 11th, 2017 at 6:25 am

If you’ve driven on Highway 1 or Highway 78 through Brighton since Friday, you may have noticed something big on the corner that wasn’t there before.

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Moderate Drought in 12 Iowa Counties

Posted: Saturday, March 11th, 2017 at 6:23 am


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Twelve counties in Iowa are now experiencing moderate drought.

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Highland Holding Public Hearing for School Calendar

Posted: Saturday, March 11th, 2017 at 6:22 am

The Highland School Board will welcome parents and citizens at their meeting Monday, as they hold a public hearing to approve the 2017-18 school calendar.

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New Banners to Adorn Washington Light Posts

Posted: Saturday, March 11th, 2017 at 6:22 am

New banners will soon be seen in the City of Washington.

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Washington Page

Posted: Friday, March 10th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Lorraine Williams about an update on her nephew Paolo Amoruso who tried to visit the U.S. from Italy. He was detained and sent back by customs officials. This is part one of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, March 10th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa, we’re talking with Kalona City Administrator Ryan Schlabaugh about the most recent Kalona City Council meeting.

Donna Martinez

Posted: Friday, March 10th, 2017 at 12:11 pm

Funeral services for 88-year-old Donna Martinez of Kalona will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 15, at the East Union Mennonite Church in Kalona.

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For Sale

Posted: Friday, March 10th, 2017 at 8:51 am

Dan hoist dump box wagon
- steel floor
-$750
319- 548 1077

For Sale

Posted: Friday, March 10th, 2017 at 8:51 am

Large dog carrier
- $50
319-591 8087

For Sale

Posted: Friday, March 10th, 2017 at 8:51 am

- 327 motor – $1200 obo
- ‘96 chevy 150 for parts – $500
- Border collie /Australian blue heeler mix – free to good home
bad with birds
very friendly
319 201 9111

For Sale

Posted: Friday, March 10th, 2017 at 8:50 am

- Craftsman leith
-Custom guitar – $125
319 461 6483

Birthday Winner March 10th

Posted: Friday, March 10th, 2017 at 7:59 am

Brooke Smith – Mt. Pleasant

Reighard Retires as Washington’s Bowling Coach

Posted: Friday, March 10th, 2017 at 7:01 am

The Washington bowling teams will be under the direction of a new head coach next season.

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Iowa Mennonite Boys Basketball: By the Numbers

Posted: Friday, March 10th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Iowa Mennonite boys basketball team completed a 17 win campaign in 2016-17.

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Keota’s Wickenkamp, Stout Named to All-SICL Squad

Posted: Friday, March 10th, 2017 at 7:00 am

A third place finish in the South Iowa Cedar League standings has led to multiple postseason honors for the Keota Eagles boys’ basketball team (17-6).

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Hostetler Will Represent Mid-Prairie in All-Star Game

Posted: Friday, March 10th, 2017 at 7:00 am

Mid-Prairie senior Ireland Hostetler has been selected to represent the Golden Hawks in the Iowa Basketball Coaches Association All-Star Game.

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FFA Students Advance to State

Posted: Friday, March 10th, 2017 at 6:28 am


Members of the Mid-Prairie FFA Team: Front (L-R) — Lindsey Palmer, Averi Kron, Isabella Sexton and Katie Frantz; Back (L-R) — Creigh Rourke, Hunter Eden, Greta Schmidt, and Rebecca Frantz; photo courtesy of Mid-Prairie FFA

Area Future Farmers of America students recently took part in the district FFA competition, and several have advanced to the state competition to be held in Ames on April 10th.

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Washington High School to Get New 1:1 Computers Next School Year

Posted: Friday, March 10th, 2017 at 6:27 am


Photo by Sally Y. Hart

The Washington High School will be upgrading their 1:1 computers for each student and staff member this year.

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Set Clocks Forward for Daylight Saving Time

Posted: Friday, March 10th, 2017 at 6:26 am

Remember to set clocks ahead this weekend when Daylight Saving Time begins.

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Helping Water Quality Through No-Till Farming

Posted: Friday, March 10th, 2017 at 6:25 am

Tilling the land before planting is a common way farmers prepare their fields, but recently farmers with an eye for water quality practices have switched to no-till farming.

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