Archive for May, 2017

Mid-Prairie Seniors Graduate this Weekend

Posted: Friday, May 26th, 2017 at 6:24 am

The senior Golden Hawks will be leaving the nest this Sunday at the Mid-Prairie High School graduation.

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Bridge Project to Close Part of W62 Most of Summer

Posted: Friday, May 26th, 2017 at 6:22 am


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A bridge project will close W62 near Noble for most of the summer.

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Kalona Municipal Pool Opens This Weekend

Posted: Friday, May 26th, 2017 at 6:20 am

Time to bust out the goggles and the floaties, opening day of the 2017 summer season for the Kalona Municipal pool is tomorrow.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, May 25th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Senator Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) about Governor Terry Branstad’s appointment as Ambassador to China, and a piece of legislation Grassley is co-sponsoring.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, May 25th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with Wellman-Scofield Library Director Carol Wilkins.

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Birthday/Anniversary Winners 5/25

Posted: Thursday, May 25th, 2017 at 8:01 am

Birthday: Tracy Fisher – Wellman
Anniversary: Jim & Dawn Peterson – Washington

Demon Softball Take Care of Business Against Wildcats

Posted: Thursday, May 25th, 2017 at 7:00 am

In an area softball showdown, it was all Demons Wednesday night as they dominated in an 8-0 win over Columbus Community.

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Iowa Mennonite School Softball Opens Conference Play

Posted: Thursday, May 25th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Iowa Mennonite School softball team is back on their home diamond tonight when they welcome the Mediapolis Bullettes to Kalona for their Southeast Iowa Superconference opener.

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Wildcats Stifle Nikes to Advance to Sub-State Final

Posted: Thursday, May 25th, 2017 at 7:00 am

No. 3 Jacob Tiffany shoots the ball past the Notre Dame keeper Wednesday night to put the Wildcats up 2-0. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

With their season on the line, the Columbus boys’ soccer team delivered in a big way as they defeated No. 11 Notre Dame 2-0 in Burlington on Wednesday.

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Highland Baseball Host Notre Dame Thursday

Posted: Thursday, May 25th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Highland baseball team looks to keep their solid start to the season going tonight as they entertain Burlington Notre Dame in their home opener.

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Saints Stop Golden Hawks in Substate

Posted: Thursday, May 25th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk boys soccer team saw their season come to a close Wednesday in the semifinal round of the Class 2A Substate tournament falling to No. 4 Cedar Rapids Xavier 8-1 on the road.

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Regina Escapes Iowa Mennonite

Posted: Thursday, May 25th, 2017 at 7:00 am

It was a tightly contested top 15 clash Wednesday at Iowa City Regina High School in the semifinal round of the Class 1A Substate soccer tournament but No. 3 Iowa City Regina got by No. 11 Iowa Mennonite School 2-1.

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Winfield-Mt. Union Boys to Compete at State Golf Tournament

Posted: Thursday, May 25th, 2017 at 6:28 am

The 2017 Iowa Spring Golf State Tournament is this weekend with the competition happening in Marshalltown, Fort Dodge, and Livermore.

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State Budget Cuts Force Court Closures Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, May 25th, 2017 at 6:27 am


Photo by Sally Y. Hart

Due to state budget cuts, all of Iowa’s judicial branch offices are closed Friday.

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Community Invited to Memorial Day Event in Washington to Honor Sacrifices Made for Freedom

Posted: Thursday, May 25th, 2017 at 6:26 am

Old Glory will be seen frequently around Washington this weekend as residents prepare to observe Memorial Day on Monday.

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Buckle Up, Increased Traffic Enforcement During Holiday Weekend

Posted: Thursday, May 25th, 2017 at 6:25 am

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is increasing enforcement during this holiday weekend.

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Wayland Garden Cultivates Healthy Produce and Community Engagement

Posted: Thursday, May 25th, 2017 at 6:25 am

Across the street from the WACO High School sits an opportunity for community engagement and healthy living.

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Washington Pool Opens Saturday

Posted: Thursday, May 25th, 2017 at 6:23 am

Get ready to start the summer with a splash, the Washington Steele Family Aquatic Center opens this weekend for the season.

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Supervisors Consider Special Container to Take Ashes

Posted: Thursday, May 25th, 2017 at 6:21 am

At this time, ashes are not to be brought to the Washington County rural solid waste and recycling center but people are doing so.

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Washington County Pheasants Forever Chapter Purchasing New Drill

Posted: Thursday, May 25th, 2017 at 6:21 am

Habitat restoration and repopulation are important factors of the Washington County Pheasants Forever chapter, and the chapter recently received a grant to help their efforts.

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