Archive for April, 2017

April 30th, 2017

Posted: Sunday, April 30th, 2017 at 7:32 am

Birthday winner – Ava Reed

no Anniversary winners

Junior High Demon Track Battle at Fort Madison

Posted: Sunday, April 30th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Washington 7th and 8th grade boys’ track teams found plenty of success at Fort Madison on Monday night.

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Marr Park Conservation Education Center Begins Summer Hours

Posted: Sunday, April 30th, 2017 at 6:21 am

The Conservation Education Center at Marr Park in Ainsworth will be switching to their summer hours beginning this Monday.

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Real Estate, Tobacco Use, and Labor Agreement to be Considered by Supervisors

Posted: Sunday, April 30th, 2017 at 6:20 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors have a long agenda for Tuesday’s meeting covering a variety of topics from real estate to labor agreements.

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Mt. Pleasant Facility Receives Financial Assistance from State Board

Posted: Saturday, April 29th, 2017 at 4:26 pm

A rubber and plastics technology facility in Mt. Pleasant has been approved for expansion with new job creation.

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Birthday / Anniversary Winners

Posted: Saturday, April 29th, 2017 at 8:01 am

Dorothy Wenger – Wayland
Larry & Sharon Blum – Washington

For Sale

Posted: Saturday, April 29th, 2017 at 7:52 am

Fiberglass tri-hull fishing boat. 
-14ft. long by 4 1/2ft wide with oars and anchor on a trailer. 
-2 cylinder 18 hp. Evenrude outboard with recoil rope starter, gas line and metal gas tank. 
-Boat and motor has not been used in about 13 or 14 years but motor has been stored in a garage. 
-turns over and has excellent compression. 
Wanting to trade for single axle flat bed trailer with bed length at least 8ft. or sell for $600 cash only.
319-461-7695 after 10am.

Saturday Sees Area Athletes at the Drake Relays

Posted: Saturday, April 29th, 2017 at 7:01 am

Saturday is the final day of competition at the Drake Relays in Des Moines for athletes from the KCII listening area.

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Area Results From Friday at the Drake Relays

Posted: Saturday, April 29th, 2017 at 7:01 am

Despite the wet weather the blue oval in Des Moines was buzzing with competition involving KCII area athletes Friday.

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Sigourney and Keota Find Success at PCM

Posted: Saturday, April 29th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Sigourney and Keota boys’ track teams competed at the Prairie City Monroe Classic on Thursday night.

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Bullettes Beat Demon Girls

Posted: Saturday, April 29th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Washington Demon girls soccer team fell to the Mediapolis Bullettes 5-1 Thursday at the Washington soccer complex.

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Demons Dominate Bulldogs

Posted: Saturday, April 29th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Washington Demon boys soccer team bounced back from a tough loss in conference this week and took their frustrations out on Mediapolis Thursday winning 8-2.

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Demons Take Fourth at Oskaloosa

Posted: Saturday, April 29th, 2017 at 7:00 am

This week the Washington Demon boys golf team took part in the Oskaloosa Invitational.

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Benton Shuts Out Golden Hawks

Posted: Saturday, April 29th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk boys soccer team suffered a setback Thursday at the hands of the Benton Bobcats, falling by a 3-0 score on the road.

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Wildcats Make it Three Straight

Posted: Saturday, April 29th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Columbus/Winfield-Mt. Union boys soccer team blasted Highland on Thursday 10-0, running their current winning streak to three games in a row.

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Mid-Prairie Board Votes to Raise Adult Meal Prices, Keep Neutral for Students

Posted: Saturday, April 29th, 2017 at 6:28 am


The Mid-Prairie School board met on April 24.

School meal prices were discussed at the Mid-Prairie board meeting April 24th.

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The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon Performed by Washington High School Students

Posted: Saturday, April 29th, 2017 at 6:26 am

Tales of the Brothers Grimm like Rapunzel are part of this weekend’s Washington High School play.

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Southeast Iowa Still Abnormally Dry

Posted: Saturday, April 29th, 2017 at 6:25 am

Washington received about a quarter of an inch of rain this week, but most of the county remains abnormally dry.

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Bridge Work to Close Portion of 190th Street Starting Next Week

Posted: Saturday, April 29th, 2017 at 6:24 am

Work on a bridge will close a portion of 190th Street, or G26, in Washington County starting Wednesday.

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Washington Middle School Musicians Shine in Honor Bands

Posted: Saturday, April 29th, 2017 at 6:23 am


Second year band members – photos courtesy of Craig McClenahan

Over 20 Washington Middle School musicians recently performed as part of area honor bands.

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