Archive for June, 2017

Kalona First Responders Receive Grant for Chest Compression System

Posted: Wednesday, June 7th, 2017 at 6:28 am

The Kalona First Responders will soon be a step ahead in saving lives in emergencies.

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First Reading of Fireworks Code Amendments Approved in Washington

Posted: Wednesday, June 7th, 2017 at 6:26 am

From 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. June 1st through July 8th, and December 10th to January 3rd consumer fireworks can be discharged on private property in the City of Washington according to the amendments to the Chapter 41.12 of the city’s code.

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KCII’s Big Red Radio Visiting Area Summer Festivals

Posted: Wednesday, June 7th, 2017 at 6:25 am

The KCII Big Red Radio is shiny, full of gas, and on it’s way to the next stop on the KCII Summer Town Tour.

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Washington County Nearing Emergency Management Director Hire Decision

Posted: Wednesday, June 7th, 2017 at 6:25 am

Two finalists were interviewed for the new Washington County Emergency Management Director position Tuesday afternoon.

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Mid-Prairie Elementary Schools Encourage Families from Different Communities to Get to Know Each Other This Summer

Posted: Wednesday, June 7th, 2017 at 6:24 am


The Mid-Prairie elementary schools are in a transition period this summer, moving to grade centers.

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Two Drivers Cited After Wreck Near Riverside

Posted: Wednesday, June 7th, 2017 at 6:24 am

Two drivers were cited following a two-vehicle wreck near Riverside Tuesday afternoon.

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Prevent Tick Bites, Know How to Remove One Safely

Posted: Wednesday, June 7th, 2017 at 6:22 am

The best way to remove a tick on your body is by using tweezers to grasp the tick by its mouthparts close to the skin and pull straight out.

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A Call to Artists Visual, Musical, and Edible for Louisa County Art Day

Posted: Wednesday, June 7th, 2017 at 6:21 am

Artists of all varieties are being sought by Louisa County for an art day next April.

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Owen E. Miller

Posted: Tuesday, June 6th, 2017 at 9:22 pm

Funeral services for 84-year-old Owen E. Miller of Kalona will be held Friday, June 9, 2017 at 3:30 PM at the Kalona Mennonite Church in Kalona.

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Open Fun Horse Show

Posted: Tuesday, June 6th, 2017 at 7:56 pm

Title: Open Fun Horse Show
Location: Washington, IA
Description: The Horse & Pony 4-H Club will host their annual Open Fun Horse Show on Saturday, June 17 at the Washington County Fairgrounds. The show is open to any youth from Washington County and beyond. 16 classes are available including showmanship, walk trot, western horse pleasure, and more. $2 entry fee per class or $10 for all day. The complete show order is available on the Washington County Extension Office website.
Date: 2017-06-17

WHS Class of ’64 Lunch

Posted: Tuesday, June 6th, 2017 at 7:55 pm

Title: WHS Class of \’64 Lunch
Location: Washington, IA
Description: The Washington High School Class of 1964 will have their monthly lunch get together on Monday June 12th at 11:30 a.m. at Unc & Neph’s. Come join the fun! For any questions, please call Nancy at 319-330-8296.
Date: 2017-06-12

“Wild Edibles”

Posted: Tuesday, June 6th, 2017 at 7:54 pm

Title: \”Wild Edibles\”
Location: Oakland Mills Nature Center
Description: Henry County Conservation will present “Wild Edibles” on Tuesday, June 20th at the Oakland Mills Nature Center. This event is part of the “At the Park – Explore Your Inner Pioneer” series. The event will feature a speaker presentation, a hike, and a sampling of a few prepared snacks with a wild edible component. This event is free for all ages. Preregistration is encouraged. To register for “Wild Edibles” go to my county parks dot com, click on the Events tab, then choose Henry County.
Date: 2017-06-20

Car Show

Posted: Tuesday, June 6th, 2017 at 7:54 pm

Title: Car Show
Location: Richmond, IA
Description: The Sons of AmVets Squad #107 is hosting their 12th annual Car, Truck, Tractor, Golf Car, and Motorcycle show on Sunday June 11th in Richmond. This event will take place rain or shine from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be a pork loin dinner and beverages on grounds. Proceeds of the show go to the V.A. Hospital, English River Outfitters, and Post projects.
Date: 2017-06-11

IMS Golf Tournament

Posted: Tuesday, June 6th, 2017 at 7:53 pm

Title: IMS Golf Tournament
Location: Kalona, IA
Description: The annual Iowa Mennonite School golf tournament is happening Saturday, June 17th at the Kalona Golf Club. You can register to play or sponsor at iowa mennonite dot o-r-g. Come out and receive great player’s gifts, a round of golf with other supporters of IMS and lunch catered by Freeman Foods.
Date: 2017-06-17

IMS “Into the Black” Event

Posted: Tuesday, June 6th, 2017 at 7:52 pm

Title: IMS \”Into the Black\” Event
Location: Iowa Mennonite School
Description: The entire community is invited to attend “Into the Black: A Ten Year Celebration”, on Friday June 9th at 7:30 p.m. at Iowa Mennonite School. This fundraising event is celebrating fine arts at IMS and Celebration Hall through many alumni performances and a silent auction. Their goal is to raise $60,000 in one evening. Please come take this opportunity to give generously through the silent auction and/or offering to help IMS get Into the Black.
Date: 2017-06-09

Deadline for grant applications

Posted: Tuesday, June 6th, 2017 at 7:51 pm

Title: Deadline for grant applications
Location: Johnson County
Description: The Community Foundation of Johnson County is accepting grant applications. Grants are being considered in the area of arts, culture and humanities, education, environment and animals, health and human services, and public and societal benefit. The application deadline is Friday, June 23rd at 5 p.m. Nonprofit organizations can apply by visiting CFJC’s website at w w w dot community foundation of johnson county dot o-r-g.
Date: 2017-06-23

Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, June 6th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Megan Miller of Crooked Creek Christian Camp about the benefits of summer camps for youth. This is part two of a two-part interview.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, June 6th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with Sheila Horras of the Clear Creek Heritage Association about the restoration of the Saints Peter and Paul Church.

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Authorities Search for Missing Coralville Man

Posted: Tuesday, June 6th, 2017 at 10:08 am

Police are searching for a missing Coralville man who was last seen Monday near his work in North Liberty.

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For Sale

Posted: Tuesday, June 6th, 2017 at 8:49 am

– GE microwave / oven – $284
GE stove / oven , glass top – three racks $474
GE french door refrigerator – $1100
-all are white in color
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