Archive for March, 2017

Washington Page

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

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Jenisa Harris of the Washington Public Library about a project to promote kindness.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

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

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa, we’re talking with Keota Superintendent Dennis Phelps about the most recent Keota School Board meeting.

Ding Darling

Posted: Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 at 10:06 am

Title: Ding Darling
Location: Washington
Description: American Legion Post 29 presents, A Visit with Ding Darling on Sunday, March 26th at 2:00pm at the Washington Area Performing Arts and Events center. The show features actor Tom Milligan as well as Washington High School Speech Showcase. Tickets are 10 dollars, and can be purchased at Hills Bank, Washington State Bank, Federation Bank or from legion members. For more info, call 319-461-47-57

Date: 2017-03-26

Vietnam Veterans Reception

Posted: Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 at 10:01 am

Title: Vietnam Veterans Reception
Location: Washington
Description: There will be a reception for all Washington County Vietnam Veterans on Wednesday, March 29th from 9am to 11am at the Washington County Veterans Affairs office – 21-75 Lexington Blvd, Building 2 in Washington.
Date: 2017-03-29

Square Dance Class Sign-Up Deadline

Posted: Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 at 9:56 am

Title: Square Dance Class Sign-Up Deadline
Location: Fairfield
Description: There will be Square Dance Classes available at The Eagles in Fairfield through June 26th. Deadline to sign up is April 10th. Classes begin at 6:00pm. For more info, call 472-6-0-9-6 or visit Fairfield Square Dance dot com.
Date: 2017-04-10

Manure Applicator Program

Posted: Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 at 9:52 am

Title: Manure Applicator Program
Location: Washington
Description: Washington County Extension will reshow both the Commercial and Confinement Manure Applicator Programs on Friday, April 7, for those that were unable to attend a workshop. These programs are shown free of charge on the first Friday of each month in Washington. Applicators that need to schedule a reshow at any other time will be charged a $10 fee per person. For more info, call 653-48-11.
Date: 2017-04-07

German Exhibit

Posted: Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 at 9:50 am

Title: German Exhibit
Location: Kalona
Description: Kalona Historical Society will host a traveling exhibit, “German Iowa and the Global Midwest.” The exhibit shows important facets of German Iowa history, such as immigration, communities, brewing and politics, using telling photographs and interpretation. The exhibit will be held on Tuesday, April 4th at 6:00pm at the Visitor\’s Center in Kalona.
Date: 2017-04-04

First Assembly Church of God

Posted: Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 at 9:44 am

Title: First Assembly Church of God
Location: Washington
Description: Saturday April 15th First Assembly of God Church 1602 E. Washington St will host an Easter Eggstravaganza 10:30a.m. – 2 p.m. consisting of: Egg hunt,(different fields according to age), prizes, hot dogs and chips for lunch.
Date: 2017-04-15

For Sale

Posted: Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 at 8:48 am

John Deere lawn mower z445
54in deck
new battery
one owner
-3200 obo
319 461 3647

Martin Brophy

Posted: Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 at 8:39 am

Funeral services for 87-year-old Martin Brophy of Riverside will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday (3/24) at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Riverside.

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Birthday Winner March 21st

Posted: Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 at 7:59 am

Mark Lowe – rural Olds

Washington Boys Track Hosting Inaugural Steve Roth Relays

Posted: Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 at 7:00 am

The outdoor season begins today for the Washington Demon boys’ track team.

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Mid-Prairie Girls Track Mixes Indoor and Outdoor to Open Year

Posted: Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie girls track team is in the process of wrapping up their indoor season and opening the outdoor season this week.

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Lone Tree’s Forbes Collects More Postseason Basketball Accolades

Posted: Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 at 7:00 am

Postseason basketball awards continue to accumulate for Lone Tree’s Madison Forbes.

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Be Wary of the “All Natural” Label

Posted: Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 at 6:28 am

Reading the fine print on food labels is a good practice to get into according to Hy-Vee Dietitian Melissa Boncher, because you can’t always judge food by its cover.

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Should the Minimum Wage Increase in Iowa?

Posted: Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 at 6:27 am

Iowa’s minimum wage was discussed at Saturday’s legislative briefing and three of the four legislators in attendance are in favor of raising it.

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Area Fire Departments Called to Four Grass Fires Sunday

Posted: Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 at 6:24 am


Photo by Sally Y. Hart

Windy conditions Sunday played a part in area field fires.

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Field Agronomist Reflects on High 2016 Yields

Posted: Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 at 6:24 am


Photo by Sally Y. Hart

Soybean yields in Washington County in 2016 were above average and the harvest was the record high for corn.

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Washington Council to Discuss Real Estate, Change Orders, and Park Board

Posted: Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 at 6:24 am

Disposal of real estate, a change order, the park board, and the time frame of the marketing of the former library building are on tonight’s Washington City Council agenda.

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Washington Spring Cleanup Dates Set

Posted: Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 at 6:22 am

The City of Washington annual spring cleanup will be held April 24-28 on your regular garbage day route.

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