Archive for July, 2017

Demons Blast Raiders, Moves to District Final

Posted: Saturday, July 15th, 2017 at 7:00 am

A streaky offense combined with a dominating Collin Zear on the mound allowed the Washington baseball team to kick off their postseason run in grand fashion defeating Williamsburg 8-2 on Friday night.

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Pekin Puts a Hault to Huskies Season

Posted: Saturday, July 15th, 2017 at 7:00 am

After jumping on the Huskies early, Pekin put an end to the Highland baseball team’s season by winning 7-2 in the class 1A district semifinal game on Thursday.

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Golden Hawks Meet Regals For District Title

Posted: Saturday, July 15th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk baseball team takes the diamond Saturday for the class 2A district 10 championship game against the No. 9 ranked Iowa City Regina Regals.

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Contractors on the Clock for Kalona Community Center

Posted: Saturday, July 15th, 2017 at 6:28 am


The Kalona City Council met on July 13. Photo by Sam McIntosh.

The clock is ticking for the Kalona community center project.

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Washington County Fair Kicks Off Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, July 15th, 2017 at 6:26 am


Checking out a Clydesdale at the 2016 Washington County Fair. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

Projects are getting packed up and livestock are being loaded on to trailers as Washington County 4-H and FFA members take projects to the 2017 Washington County Fair.

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Don’t Leave Pets in Parked Cars

Posted: Saturday, July 15th, 2017 at 6:24 am


Eva

Sinclair

Tito
These dogs are at PAWS and More waiting to be adopted. Photos courtesy of PAWS and More

Leave pets at home when you’re running errands is the advice PAWS and More director Amber Talbot shares.

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UPDATE: Missing Man Found in Iowa County

Posted: Saturday, July 15th, 2017 at 6:24 am

A 63-year-old man who went missing Monday in Iowa County has been found.

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Supervisors Move Forward with Purchasing Property Across from Courthouse

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

For $50,000 the Washington County Board of Supervisors is pursuing a purchase agreement for a piece of property across the street from the courthouse’s front door.

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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.