Archive for March, 2017

Kalona Anxious to Begin Work on Sidewalk Project

Posted: Thursday, March 30th, 2017 at 6:25 am

For approximately three years, the City of Kalona has been working on a project to improve sidewalks, making for a safer walking system in town.

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Keota School District Keeps Tax Levy Low

Posted: Thursday, March 30th, 2017 at 6:22 am

At the most recent Keota School Board meeting, they evaluated the estimated budget for the 2017-2018 fiscal year.

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Six Expelled Following Fight at Washington Middle School

Posted: Thursday, March 30th, 2017 at 6:22 am

Seven juveniles were involved in a fight in Washington Wednesday and six have been expelled from school.

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Hosta Landscaping Tips

Posted: Thursday, March 30th, 2017 at 6:22 am


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Hostas are often used in outdoor landscaping, and with spring here horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach have shared some tips for using these plants.

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Madeline Mary Greiner

Posted: Wednesday, March 29th, 2017 at 2:06 pm

Funeral Mass for 94-year-old Madeline Mary Greiner of Omaha, Nebraska, formerly of Harper, will be held 10:30 am Saturday, April 1, 2017 at Holy Trinity Parish- St. Mary Catholic Church in Keota.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, March 29th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Washington County Communications E911 Director Cara Sorrells about emergency alerts.

Washington Watersharks Claim Multiple Swimming Regional Championships

Posted: Wednesday, March 29th, 2017 at 7:01 am

The best YMCA swimmers from five Midwest states descended on Iowa City last weekend for the 2017 YMCA North Central Regional Championship.

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McCain Medals For Hawks; Regals Take Meet

Posted: Wednesday, March 29th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk boys golf team opened the season Monday night at the Kalona Golf Course by hosting Iowa City Regina in a River Valley Conference dual.

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Berhow, Bruns YMCA Regional Champs for Washington Watersharks

Posted: Wednesday, March 29th, 2017 at 7:00 am

Area Athletes Take First in Falcon Relays

Posted: Wednesday, March 29th, 2017 at 7:00 am

Several KCII area boys track athletes claimed first place in events at Monday’s Falcon Relays hosted by West Burlington.

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Mid-Prairie Boys Track Set For Outdoors

Posted: Wednesday, March 29th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk boys track and field team will try for the second time in under a week to open the outdoor portion of their schedule Thursday when they travel to Mount Pleasant.

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Kalona to Meet with Enhance Iowa Contract Committee

Posted: Wednesday, March 29th, 2017 at 6:28 am

The City of Kalona was recently approved to enter contract negotiations with Enhance Iowa for a grant that could bring as much as $800,000 into the city’s community center project.

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Washington Council Forming Project Committee for New Fire Station

Posted: Wednesday, March 29th, 2017 at 6:28 am


Four members of the Washington City Council attended a special session meeting Tuesday at the Washington Public Library. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

The City of Washington is preparing to build a new fire station.

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Three Washington Students Perform at All-State Speech Festival

Posted: Wednesday, March 29th, 2017 at 6:26 am

Three Washington High School students had the honor to perform at the Iowa High School Speech Association All-State Festival Monday.

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Washington County Supervisors Continue to Consider Space Needs

Posted: Wednesday, March 29th, 2017 at 6:25 am


The Washington County Board of Supervisors met for their regular weekly meeting Tuesday. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

The need for more office and storage space for multiple Washington County departments is being addressed by the Washington County Board of Supervisors.

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Highland Students to Travel to Candyland for Prom

Posted: Wednesday, March 29th, 2017 at 6:25 am

Prom at Highland will look a little sweeter this year.

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College Fair in Washington Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, March 29th, 2017 at 6:24 am


Washington High School to host College Fair Thursday. (Photo by Sally Y. Hart)

Approximately 60 colleges, universities and military branches will be represented at a college fair in Washington Thursday.

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Hydrants to be Flushed in Washington Next Week

Posted: Wednesday, March 29th, 2017 at 6:23 am

Fire hydrants in Washington will be flushed next week.

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Foster Woods Pond Drained as Improvement Project Begins

Posted: Wednesday, March 29th, 2017 at 6:22 am


The siphoned Foster Woods pond; photo courtesy of Steve Anderson

With no water in the pond, Washington County Conservation Director Steve Anderson admits now might not be the most ideal time to visit Foster Woods County Park.

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For Sale

Posted: Wednesday, March 29th, 2017 at 4:56 am

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