Archive for April, 2017

Federation Bank Educates Eighth Graders on Personal Finance and Income

Posted: Thursday, April 20th, 2017 at 6:21 am

Banks haven’t always been personified favorably, they’re usually portrayed as villains in films like It’s a Wonderful Life and Mary Poppins. But community banks such as Federation Bank dispel that notion with not only their service to local citizens but their community outreach as well.

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Raymond Ernest Swailes

Posted: Wednesday, April 19th, 2017 at 3:51 pm

Funeral services for 82 year old Raymond Ernest Swailes of Conesville will be held Tuesday, April 25th at 10AM at the Stacy-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services in Columbus Junction.

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For Sale

Posted: Wednesday, April 19th, 2017 at 1:55 pm

14 foot trampoline for sale. In good condition. $40.00
319-461-1468

Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, April 19th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with foreign exchange students Baraa Sawaad and Nono Zakaria and Cafe Dodici owner Lorraine Williams about a dinner tonight to benefit refugees in Iowa. The meal features dishes from their home countries – Malaysia and Israel. This is part two of a two-part interview.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, April 19th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa, we’re talking with Pastor Nancy Sutherland of Cottonwood United Methodist Church about their new little free library.

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Giveaway

Posted: Wednesday, April 19th, 2017 at 12:08 pm

Free 8×8 carpet and pad.

319-330-9176

For Sale

Posted: Wednesday, April 19th, 2017 at 9:56 am

327 Motor – includes transmission & driveshaft

$1400

319-201-9111

Birthday Winner 4/19

Posted: Wednesday, April 19th, 2017 at 8:00 am

Danika Swantz – Wellman

Golden Hawk Girls Take Title; Boys Second at Home Co-ed

Posted: Wednesday, April 19th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk boys and girls track teams hosted their annual Co-ed Hawk Relays Tuesday night at Dwight G. Sattler Field in Wellman.

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Iowa Mennonite Girls Fall in Home Meet

Posted: Wednesday, April 19th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Iowa Mennonite girls golf team hosted English Valleys and Keota in a home triangular Tuesday at the Kalona Golf Course.

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Mid-Prairie Girls Make It Three Straight

Posted: Wednesday, April 19th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie girls soccer team made it three wins in a row Monday night, rolling on the road at Monticello to a 4-0 shut out win.

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Keota Boys Edge IMS and EV for Event Win

Posted: Wednesday, April 19th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Keota Eagle boys golf team traveled to Kalona Tuesday to match up with English Valleys and Iowa Mennonite.

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Third Floor of Washington County Courthouse to be Remodeled

Posted: Wednesday, April 19th, 2017 at 6:28 am


The Washington County Board of Supervisors met in regular session Tuesday morning. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

Measures to continue increasing courthouse security are going into effect, as this summer the third floor of the building will be remodeled.

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Iowa Solar Trade Association Meets with Sen. Grassley in Washington

Posted: Wednesday, April 19th, 2017 at 6:28 am


Senator Charles Grassley (R) met with members of the Iowa Solar Trade Association Tuesday at the Washington County Fairgrounds, where solar panels are used to help power the buildings. (Photo by Sally Y. Hart)

What do area farmers, a school board president and a former professional football player have in common?

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Driver Arrested Following Wreck Near Marr Park

Posted: Wednesday, April 19th, 2017 at 6:26 am

At 5:02 p.m. the Washington County Communications Office received a call from a driver on Highway 92, west of Ainsworth, who said her car had been side swiped when another vehicle crossed the centerline.

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Cottonwood United Methodist Church Constructs Little Free Library for Children

Posted: Wednesday, April 19th, 2017 at 6:25 am

Cottonwood United Methodist Church in Wayland is having a dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony for their little free library this Saturday.

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Washington to Consider Putting Hotel-Motel Tax on the Ballot

Posted: Wednesday, April 19th, 2017 at 6:25 am

August 1st is the date under consideration for a special election in the City of Washington to determine if residents would support or reject implementing a hotel-motel tax.

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Trees Forever and Mid-Prairie Middle School Partners for Kalona Tree Planting Project

Posted: Wednesday, April 19th, 2017 at 6:23 am

Earth Day is this Saturday, with National Volunteer Week following the week after, and the city of Kalona is embracing both occasions with their tree planting project April 26th.

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Eastern Iowa Honor Flight Prepares for Trip to D.C. Next Week

Posted: Wednesday, April 19th, 2017 at 6:22 am

Eighty-four area veterans are traveling to Washington, D.C., next week on the Eastern Iowa Honor Flight #27.

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Riverside City Council Discusses Plans for Dog Park, Solar Energy

Posted: Wednesday, April 19th, 2017 at 6:21 am

Riverside City Council held their regular meeting monday night.

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