Archive for July, 2017

Hawks and Wildcats Square Off in Area District Showdown

Posted: Saturday, July 8th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk baseball team plays host to the Columbus Wildcats Saturday in the first round of the class 2A district tournament in Wellman.

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Highland Public Hearing on Ainsworth Building Delayed

Posted: Saturday, July 8th, 2017 at 6:28 am

The Highland school board will not be having a public hearing regarding the Ainsworth Elementary building at their meeting Monday night in accordance with school board policy.

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Planning and Zoning Commission to Consider Multi-Family Housing Project

Posted: Saturday, July 8th, 2017 at 6:26 am

Washington’s Planning and Zoning Commission will consider a zoning change for a multi-family housing project in the city.

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Southeast Iowa ‘Could Use a Good Rain’ as Soil Moisture Levels are Short

Posted: Saturday, July 8th, 2017 at 6:25 am

Soil conditions in southeast Iowa are continuing to be short on moisture.

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Few Have Early Voted on Washington’s Hotel Motel Tax Referendum

Posted: Saturday, July 8th, 2017 at 6:25 am

Only seven people have voted early in Washington’s special election regarding a hotel motel tax.

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Seven Vying for Washington County Fair Queen Crown

Posted: Saturday, July 8th, 2017 at 6:24 am


The 2016 Washington County Fair Queen contest, Anna Pence (center in blue) was crowned queen. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

There are seven contestants set to take the stage in hopes of becoming the 2017 Washington County Fair Queen.

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Keota Discusses Architecture Qualifications for Daycare Facility

Posted: Saturday, July 8th, 2017 at 6:24 am

The City of Keota wants to be a more attractive community to reside in for young families.

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Washington County Forest Reserve Acres Increase 9.1%

Posted: Saturday, July 8th, 2017 at 6:23 am


Contributed image

In 2016, Washington County had 8,460 acres enrolled in the forest reserve program.

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Don’t Let the Summer Slip Away for Donating Blood

Posted: Saturday, July 8th, 2017 at 6:20 am

Summer is a busy time with vacations, fairs and festivals, and sports, so it may be easy to forget services like blood donations.

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Washington Page

Posted: Friday, July 7th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with one of the organizers of Rock ‘N’ Ride Dave Friese. The third annual event is being held tomorrow and is dedicated to Perry Rich this year.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, July 7th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with The Fellowship Cup RSVP Director Camille Van Horn about a grant the RSVP program received from Volunteer Iowa.

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Birthday Winner Friday, July 7th

Posted: Friday, July 7th, 2017 at 8:02 am

Eileen Yotty

Sigourney Eyes Regional Final

Posted: Friday, July 7th, 2017 at 7:00 am

With a trip to the class 1A regional final on the line, the Sigourney (20-11) softball team clashes with New London (15-13) tonight.

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Huskies Hit the Road for Regional Semifinal

Posted: Friday, July 7th, 2017 at 7:00 am

It’s a tough tournament trail for the Highland softball team in 2017.

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Mid-Prairie Track Athletes Compete at AAU Regionals

Posted: Friday, July 7th, 2017 at 7:00 am

Three Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk boys track standouts competed over the weekend at the AAU Region 14 Qualifier Meet in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota.

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Columbus Softball Falls in Opening Round

Posted: Friday, July 7th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Columbus Community softball team saw their postseason end early after falling to Mount Vernon on Wednesday 12-0 in the first round of the class 3A regional playoffs.

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Demons Down Sabers, Advance to Regional Semifinal

Posted: Friday, July 7th, 2017 at 7:00 am

A business like approach allowed the Demon softball team to cruise past Central DeWitt on Thursday in the first round of the class 4A regionals by defeating the Sabers 7-2.

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Kalona Woman Tries to Hit Wellman Couple with Car, Arrested on Multiple Charges

Posted: Friday, July 7th, 2017 at 6:29 am


Natasha M. Jones

In Wellman, a woman called 911 Thursday saying someone tried to run her and her husband over and then left in a Malibu.

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Ethanol Proposal from EPA May Increase Production for Corn Producers

Posted: Friday, July 7th, 2017 at 6:28 am

The ethanol industry in Iowa may be seeing a boon in production next year.

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You Can Get a Ticket for Writing or Viewing a Message on Your Phone While Driving

Posted: Friday, July 7th, 2017 at 6:26 am

Drivers in Iowa can now be pulled over for texting and driving.

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