Archive for April, 2017

Mid Prairie School Board Discusses Name Changes to Elementary Schools

Posted: Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 at 6:21 am

This week’s Mid Prairie school board meeting delved into the decisionmaking faced by the district’s recent vote to have Kalona Elementary house kindergarten through second grades, Wellman Elementary house kindergarten and third through fourth grades, fifth grade moving to the middle school, and keeping preschool classes in both elementary buildings.

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Mobile Clinic

Posted: Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 at 1:39 pm

Title: Mobile Clinic
Location: Columbus Junction
Description: There will be a free mobile clinic on Saturday, April 29th from 10:00am until 1:00pm at the Roundy Elementary School cafeteria in Columbus Junction. There will be blood pressure checks, cholesterol checks, wellness & sports physicals, and consultations. For more info, call 319-331-62-46.
Date: 2017-04-29

Iowa Soil & Water Scholarship

Posted: Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 at 1:36 pm

Title: Iowa Soil & Water Scholarship
Description: The 2017 Iowa Soil and Water Conservation Society Memorial Scholarship is available to qualified Iowa residents. They will be awarding two $1000 scholarships. The application and list of requirements is available online at iaswcs.org. The deadline to submit your application is June 30th.
Date: 2017-06-30

Lois Rae Drayfahl

Posted: Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 at 1:08 pm

Celebration of life services for 75 year old Lois Rae Drayfahl of Ainsworth will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 29th at the Jones Eden Funeral Home.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Bill Clarahan about his cow named Eclipse giving birth to triplets four days ago.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with Kirkwood Community College Washington County Regional Center Auto Tech instructor Roger Lillie about National Car Care Month.

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Demon Boys Golf Face Off Against Oskaloosa

Posted: Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Washington boys’ golf team looks to keep the good vibes rolling as they head to Oskaloosa tonight.

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Six Unanswered Goals Lead Iowa Mennonite to Victory

Posted: Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Iowa Mennonite boys soccer team pulled away from Wapello Monday evening in Kalona for a 7-1 Southeast Iowa Superconference victory.

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Wilton Edges Golden Hawks

Posted: Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 at 7:00 am

Wilton is the River Valley Conference South Division boys golf favorite, but Monday on their home course the Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks gave them all they wanted.

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Wolves Sweep Iowa Mennonite in Kalona

Posted: Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Winfield-Mt. Union boys and girls golf teams met Iowa Mennonite at the Kalona Golf Course for a pair of Southeast Iowa Superconference duals.

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Demon Boys and Girls on Track in Burlington

Posted: Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Washington Demon boys and girls track teams were in Burlington Monday night for the 31st annual Ralph White Relays.

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Golden Hawks Ground Huskies

Posted: Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 at 7:00 am

On Monday, for the second time this month the Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk boys soccer team beat the Highland Huskies by a 10-0 mercy rule score.

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Sigourney Girls Sixth at PCM

Posted: Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Sigourney girls track team traveled to Prairie City Monroe Monday for the PCM Classic. The Savages were sixth out of seven schools with 103 points.

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Fast Start Slows as Demons Fall to Panthers

Posted: Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Washington Demon boys soccer team got out of the gates quickly on the road Monday night at Mount Pleasant, but the Panthers took the win 4-2.

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Sigourney Boys Track Travels to Eddyville Tuesday

Posted: Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Sigourney boys’ track team is back at it tonight as they travel to Eddyville-Blakesburg.

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Mid-Prairie Girls Get by Wilton

Posted: Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie girls golf team hosted the Wilton Beavers at Blue Top Ridge at the Riverside Casino Monday.

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Lone Tree Track Makes Trip to Belle Plaine

Posted: Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Lone Tree boys and girls track teams were in Belle Plaine Monday night for their 2017 Co-ed meet.

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KCII Transmitter Upgrade Installation This Week

Posted: Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 at 6:30 am


This week, work begins in Washington on upgrading the KCII radio signal.

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Washington County Continues Hosting Agronomy in the Field Workshops Geared Towards Women

Posted: Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 at 6:28 am


Dr. Alison Robertson, ISU Extension Plant Pathologist, sharing how to ID common corn diseases.
A multi-session workshop is being offered locally for women landowners, farmers, and ag retailers who are interested in learning more about agronomy.

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‘Udderly Amazing’ – Cow Has Triplets

Posted: Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 at 6:27 am


Eclipse and her April 21st triplets. Photo courtesy of Marcus Clarahan

“Udderly amazing,” is what Nancy Adrian, Washington County Extension Director, says about Eclipse, a cow who gave birth to not one, not even two, but three calves Friday morning.

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