Archive for July, 2017

Jacque, Buckman, and Kane Receive All-Conference Honors

Posted: Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Lone Tree softball team was well represented in the Southeast Iowa Super Conference All-Conference awards.

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Ainsworth Children Reading this Summer at the Bookmobile

Posted: Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 at 6:28 am


The Antelope Lending Library bookmobile in Ainsworth. Photo courtesy of Jane O’Leary.

Though the Ainsworth Elementary School building closed this spring, children have been flocking to the building every Monday this summer for the Highland summer reading program.

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Washington County Fair Comes to a Close, Livestock Auctioned Off

Posted: Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 at 6:26 am


Another Washington County Fair is in the books.

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Nearly Half of Washington County Abnormally Dry, 22.25% of Iowa in Moderate Drought

Posted: Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 at 6:26 am


Yellow areas are abnormally dry and tan areas are in moderate drought. Contributed image.

More than half of Iowa is now experiencing drought conditions.

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YMCA New Building Project Receives $500,000 Donation

Posted: Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 at 6:25 am


Contributed image

The YMCA of Washington County is looking to build a new facility in Washington in three phases and was presented $1,000,000 this week.

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Sigourney Softball Finishes in Fourth Place

Posted: Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 at 6:24 am

The state softball tournament for Class 1A has come to an end and Sigourney’s team finished in fourth place.

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Clover Kids Receive Diplomas

Posted: Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 at 6:23 am


The Washington County Clover Kids who participated in the graduation ceremony proudly showing off their graduation certificates. Photo courtesy of Washington County 4-H

Graduation caps were worn and certificates presented Thursday as Washington County Clover Kids completed the program.

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Use Sunscreen to Protect Your Skin

Posted: Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 at 6:23 am

Remember to protect your skin each day by using sunscreen to block harmful ultraviolet rays.

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Kewash Nature Trail Spur Planned Near Kirkwood Regional Education Center

Posted: Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 at 6:21 am

Washington County Conservation is adding to the Kewash Nature Trail.

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KCII Severe Weather Action Team Provides Live Coverage Friday Afternoon

Posted: Friday, July 21st, 2017 at 4:51 pm

 

The KCII Severe Weather Action Team went on the air with live coverage just before 4 p.m. on Friday for a severe thunderstorm warning that was issued for southeastern Iowa, Johnson and extreme northeastern Washington Counties.

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Breaking News: Sigourney Softball Finishes in Fourth Place

Posted: Friday, July 21st, 2017 at 4:50 pm

The state softball tournament for Class 1A has come to an end and Sigourney’s team finished in fourth place.

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Washington Page

Posted: Friday, July 21st, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with this year’s Washington County Fair Queen Makenzi Marek.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, July 21st, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with Highland Elementary Principal Jane O’Leary about the Antelope Lending Library bookmobile’s involvement in the Highland summer reading program.

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Posted: Friday, July 21st, 2017 at 8:50 am

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Posted: Friday, July 21st, 2017 at 8:49 am

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Birthday Winner Friday, July 21st

Posted: Friday, July 21st, 2017 at 7:57 am

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4-H Working Exhibits a Success at the Washington County Fair

Posted: Friday, July 21st, 2017 at 7:23 am


Photo courtesy of Washington County 4-H

Many people enjoyed “making and taking” during the Working Exhibits on Tuesday, July 18 at the Washington County Fair.

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Sigourney Falls to Clarksville in Instant Classic

Posted: Friday, July 21st, 2017 at 7:00 am

For a game that lasted over four hours, there was never a dull moment from two teams that were trying to punch their ticket to a class 1A state championship. A back and forth thriller mixed with an hour and twenty minutes lightning delay, the Sigourney softball team fell to Clarksville 15-12 in a state contest that will go down as one for the ages.

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Mid-Prairie Hosting Youth Fall Volleyball League

Posted: Friday, July 21st, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie volleyball program is hosting a youth league this fall. Teams consist of third and fourth graders in one division and fifth and sixth graders in another.

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Anderson, Mathews, and Wade Named All-Conference

Posted: Friday, July 21st, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Winfield-Mt. Union softball team was represented in the Southeast Iowa Super Conference all-conference teams with Madie Anderson, Hannah Mathews, and Kara Wade receiving the awards.

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