Archive for June, 2017

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, June 1st, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with Wapello Mayor Shawn Maine.

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Wanted

Posted: Thursday, June 1st, 2017 at 8:50 am

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Birthday Winner 6/1

Posted: Thursday, June 1st, 2017 at 8:00 am

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Mid-Prairie Posts First Win

Posted: Thursday, June 1st, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie softball team got the offense going late to score their first win of the season Tuesday night in Lowden over the North Cedar Knights 10-2.

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Notre Dame Knocks Off Iowa Mennonite

Posted: Thursday, June 1st, 2017 at 7:00 am

It was a tough road trip Wednesday to Winegard Field in Burlington for the Iowa Mennonite School baseball team as they dropped a contest to the Notre Dame Nikes 12-1 in five innings.

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Nacos Wins Third Title, Washington Takes Third Overall

Posted: Thursday, June 1st, 2017 at 7:00 am

Tip of the cap. That is about all you can do to appreciate the talent of Sarah Nacos on the golf course as she captured her third state title on Wednesday. The rest of the team had a productive outing as well as the Demons placed third overall in the team competition.

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Kongable and Hartsock Posts Strong Showing at State

Posted: Thursday, June 1st, 2017 at 7:00 am

Winfield-Mt. Union’s Sophie Kongable and Lexee Hartsock represented the school in the class 1A state golf meet in Marshalltown.

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Demon Softball Entertain Trojans

Posted: Thursday, June 1st, 2017 at 7:00 am

In a battle for early season positioning in the Southeast Conference, Washington softball hosts Fairfield tonight for a double-header.

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Huskies Get Split to Start Busy Week

Posted: Thursday, June 1st, 2017 at 7:00 am

The No. 5 ranked Highland baseball team split their first two games of the week, winning at Lone Tree Tuesday 6-2 and falling to Iowa City Regina at home 12-6.

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Nacos Wins State Again, Kongable Finishes in Top 10

Posted: Thursday, June 1st, 2017 at 6:28 am

By more than 20 strokes, Washington’s Sarah Nacos has won her third-straight state golf championship.

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Mid-Prairie Elementary Program Transition Underway

Posted: Thursday, June 1st, 2017 at 6:26 am

Mid-Prairie students and faculty may be relieved as summer has just begun, but this summer will be a busy one for the district transition of the elementary schools.

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Washington’s Summer Classic Starts Today

Posted: Thursday, June 1st, 2017 at 6:26 am

A tractor parade, the farmers market, the KCII Big Red Radio, and live music will all be featured in downtown Washington today for the first day of this year’s Summer Classic.

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Cities Prepare for Legal Fireworks Sale and Use in Iowa

Posted: Thursday, June 1st, 2017 at 6:24 am


Photo by Sally Y. Hart

One of the last things former Governor Terry Branstad signed before becoming ambassador to China was sign into law Senate File 489 legalizing the sale and use of fireworks in Iowa.

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Wapello Takes One Step at a Time in Restructuring North Park

Posted: Thursday, June 1st, 2017 at 6:24 am


This is the design plan for the Wapello North Park renovation, courtesy of Wapello Hometown Pride.

Some towns in Iowa may be seen as just “bedroom communities”, from which people leave to travel for work, entertainment, and so on.

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Washington County Cash Rent Rates Highest in Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, June 1st, 2017 at 6:23 am

Washington County’s average cash rent rate per acre is the highest in southeast Iowa.

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May Temperatures Slightly Cooler than Normal

Posted: Thursday, June 1st, 2017 at 6:22 am

May temperatures and precipitation were on par with normal figures.

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Wellman-Scofield Library Offering New Adult Summer Program

Posted: Thursday, June 1st, 2017 at 6:22 am

Free summer reading programming isn’t just for kids, as several area libraries prove with adult reading programs.

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Betty Jean Chatfield

Posted: Thursday, June 1st, 2017 at 5:11 am

Funeral services for 94-year old Betty Jean Chatfield of Columbus Junction will be held Saturday, (6/3) at 10:00 am at the Stacy-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services. Burial will be in Columbus City Cemetery.

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