Archive for July, 2017

Dry Conditions Continue, Soil Moisture Short

Posted: Saturday, July 15th, 2017 at 6:22 am

Hot and dry conditions continued across Iowa most of last week and soil moisture is low across the state.

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Sigourney Softball Team Competing at State

Posted: Saturday, July 15th, 2017 at 6:21 am


The Sigourney softball team is headed to the state tournament this Monday.

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Ribbon Cutting Held for Hertz Farm Management

Posted: Saturday, July 15th, 2017 at 6:21 am

A ribbon cutting was held for a new business and Chamber member in Washington Thursday.

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Garage Sale

Posted: Saturday, July 15th, 2017 at 5:39 am

Saturday, July 15, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
2434 280th Street. 4 miles south of Washington, then follow signs.
Some large furniture, lots of picture frames, multiple wall hangings, collectibles, dishes, glass ware, garden tools, MUCH MUCH MORE.
Everything must go, so no offers refused.

Backpack Program Food Drive

Posted: Friday, July 14th, 2017 at 9:19 pm

Title: Backpack Program Food Drive
Location: Washington, IA
Description: The Washington County Farm Bureau is hosting a food drive to benefit the back pack program for Washington County school districts. The farm bureau is collecting food donations at the Washington County Fair from Sunday July 16th through Friday July 21st. Donations can be made at the fairground entrances.
Start Date: 2017-07-16
End Date: 2017-07-21

Master Gardener Free Program

Posted: Friday, July 14th, 2017 at 9:18 pm

Title: Master Gardener Free Program
Location: 2017-07-25
Description: The public is invited to attend a free program on herb-infused olive oils and vinegars, jams, soaps, salves, and balms. The program will be presented by Jocelyn and Tim Engman of Pickle Creek Farm and will be held July 25th at 6:30 p.m. at the Washington County Extension Office. The program is open to the public and is being hosted by the Washington County Master Gardeners.
Date: 2017-07-14

Bid deadline

Posted: Friday, July 14th, 2017 at 9:18 pm

Title: Bid deadline
Location: Highland Schools
Description: The Highland school board will be taking sealed bids on the Ainsworth Elementary School Building/Playground and the ballfields. Bid forms may be picked up at the administrative office between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. or by emailing business manager Sue Rich. Bids will be received until August 10, at 4 p.m.
Date: 2017-08-10

Art Dedication Ceremony

Posted: Friday, July 14th, 2017 at 9:17 pm

Title: Art Dedication Ceremony
Location: Keosauqua
Description: You are invited to the dedication ceremony for the Van Buren County Family Farm Art Tribute on Thursday, July 20th at 10 a.m. at the Roberts Memorial Building in Keosauqua. Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey will be the guest speaker. Reception and lunch will follow the dedication ceremony. Lunch will be provided by the Van Buren County Cattlemen, FFA, and 4-H.
Date: 2017-07-20

Homemade Ice Cream Social

Posted: Friday, July 14th, 2017 at 9:16 pm

Title: Homemade Ice Cream Social
Location: Packwood
Description: The Packwood Lions are having a homemade ice cream social on Saturday July 29 from 5-7 p.m. There is a freewill offering to benefit the Lion’s Kid’s Sight program. The ice cream social is happening in the Packwood Community Room.
Date: 2017-07-29

Wellman Heritage Society Meeting

Posted: Friday, July 14th, 2017 at 9:16 pm

Title: Wellman Heritage Society Meeting
Location: Wellman, IA
Description: The Wellman Heritage Society will hold its annual meeting on July 20th at 7 p.m. Michael Zahs will be speaking about the Civil War. This will also be a time to renew memberships. Everyone is invited to attend, and refreshments will be served. The meeting will be held at the Goodwin Senior Center in Wellman.
Date: 2017-07-20

Ainsworth Brinton Film Festival

Posted: Friday, July 14th, 2017 at 9:15 pm

Title: Ainsworth Brinton Film Festival
Location: Ainsworth, IA
Description: The 21st Annual Ainsworth Brinton Film Festival and Ice Cream Social is taking place Friday July 28 and Saturday July 29 at the Ainsworth Community Center Opera House. There is a freewill donation for admission. Doors open at 7 p.m. For more information contact Michael Zahs at 319-653-6250.
Start Date: 2017-07-28
End Date: 2017-07-29

Washington Page

Posted: Friday, July 14th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Senator Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) about FBI hearings and health care legislation.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, July 14th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with Kalona Bluegrass Festival organizer Paul Roberts.

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FOR SALE

Posted: Friday, July 14th, 2017 at 9:22 am

4 year old whirlpool electric stove, white, $175

319-461-3805

Lydia Chorpening

Posted: Friday, July 14th, 2017 at 8:54 am

 

Celebration of Life Service for 73 year old Lydia Chorpening of Kalona will be held at 10:00 AM on Monday, July 17, 2017 at the Full Gospel Church in Kalona. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, July 15 in the South Gingerich Cemetery.  A memorial fund has been established for Shell Lake Full Gospel Missions. The Yoder-Powell Funeral Home in Kalona is caring for Lydia and her family.

GARAGE SALE

Posted: Friday, July 14th, 2017 at 8:52 am

3-7 Friday 7/14 and 7/15 8-11 2720 W. Trio Lane
-power tools, yard items, coolers, hardware, misellaneous

GARAGE SALE

Posted: Friday, July 14th, 2017 at 8:51 am

-729 S. 4th Avenue open 8-8 Friday 7/14 and 8-1 7/15
-baby clothes, wood benches, lawn chairs, tools, miscellaneous

WANTED

Posted: Friday, July 14th, 2017 at 8:51 am

-used car $2500 price range 4cyl
-641-224-5094

WANTED

Posted: Friday, July 14th, 2017 at 8:51 am

Adventureland Tickets
hitting net or cage for softball
319-863-3302

FOR SALE

Posted: Friday, July 14th, 2017 at 8:50 am

back tractor tires Armstrong 11.2 24s 6ply $40 for pair
-single axel trailer with rail, steel floor $150
14.9 26″ tractor tires BF Goodrich 8 bolt rims
660-216-3715