Archive for July, 2017

Amanda S. Milford

Posted: Wednesday, July 26th, 2017 at 5:03 pm


A celebration of life for 33-year-old Amanda S. Milford of Des Moines will be held Saturday (7/29) at 10 a.m. at the Peterseim Funeral Home in Kalona.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, July 26th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with ISU Extension and Outreach Field Agronomist Meaghan Anderson about corn and humidity.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, July 26th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with Keokuk County Emergency Management Coordinator Larry Smith about the new radio tower that has been erected in Sigourney.

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WANTED

Posted: Wednesday, July 26th, 2017 at 8:55 am

Honey bees free, they will have to be extracted 319-548-1590.

FOR SALE

Posted: Wednesday, July 26th, 2017 at 8:55 am

2002 Harley Davidson Hugger 4,600 miles w/extra seat, saddle bags and windshield $3950

Lazy boy recliner w/accessories $395

FOR SALE

Posted: Wednesday, July 26th, 2017 at 8:54 am

Bedroom furniture: Chest of drawers, dresser w/mirror and full/queen head & foot board. $250.00
Call 319-653-8696 after 5

Birthday and Anniversary Winners July 26th

Posted: Wednesday, July 26th, 2017 at 8:06 am

Jamie Edwards of Washington

Jim and Eileen Moeller

Washington Soccer Teams Compete at Iowa Games

Posted: Wednesday, July 26th, 2017 at 7:00 am

Three Washington soccer teams battled on the pitch during the Iowa Games July 14th-16th in Ames.

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Reeves Wrestles at Junior Freestyle Nationals

Posted: Wednesday, July 26th, 2017 at 7:00 am

Sigourney-Keota’s Kaleb Reeves was in action on the mat last week at the Junior Men’s Freestyle Wrestling National Championships in Fargo, North Dakota.

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10U Lone Tree and Riverside Softball Headed to World Series

Posted: Wednesday, July 26th, 2017 at 7:00 am

Photo courtesy of Tracy Wazac

Back row (from left): Steph Dautremont, Carly Wazac, Carsen Stransky, Averi Troughton, Lennie Troughton, Vivian Zaruba, Haley Sands, Chris Goerdt, Kerra Longbine, Rylee Shield
Front row: Tatum Goerdt, Alex Dautremont, Katie Herrig, Kayleigh Rundlett, Lilly Barre

Ten girls from Riverside and Lone Tree are headed south this weekend as the 10 and under softball team travels to the 2017 Babe Ruth Softball World Series in Jensen Beach, Florida, to represent the state of Iowa.

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Iowa Mennonite School Offers Free Sports Physicals

Posted: Wednesday, July 26th, 2017 at 7:00 am

Iowa Mennonite School will be offering free sports physicals to students Monday, August 7th at 6PM.

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Brinton Films to be Shown at 21st Annual Festival in Ainsworth

Posted: Wednesday, July 26th, 2017 at 6:27 am


Ainsworth Opera House – Photo by Sally Y. Hart

Some of the world’s oldest films will be shown in Ainsworth this weekend.

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Amish Community Members to Assist in Removal of Kalona Community Center Roof

Posted: Wednesday, July 26th, 2017 at 6:26 am


The Kalona City Council met July 24. Photo by Sam McIntosh.

Work is starting on the Kalona Community Center project.

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Supervisors Purchase Property Across From Courthouse

Posted: Wednesday, July 26th, 2017 at 6:26 am


Washington County now owns the property at 302 West Main Street in downtown Washington. KCII photo

For $50,200 the Washington County Board of Supervisors purchased property in the City of Washington Tuesday.

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Chances Increased for Heavy Rain and Storms Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, July 26th, 2017 at 6:26 am


Scattered thunderstorms across eastern Iowa may produce severe weather today.

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Washington County Unemployment Rate at 2.9%

Posted: Wednesday, July 26th, 2017 at 6:25 am

Washington County is one of five counties in the state to have no change or an increase in unemployment when comparing June 2016 to this June.

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Soybean Condition Drops Slightly in Iowa, SE Iowa Behind Five-Year Average

Posted: Wednesday, July 26th, 2017 at 6:24 am

Iowa’s soybean crop dropped slightly in condition quality from last week to this week according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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Chicken Feathers Important for Quality of Organic Eggs

Posted: Wednesday, July 26th, 2017 at 6:24 am


Ryan Miller of Farmer’s Henhouse talked about organic egg production at the Annual Organic Producer meeting. Photo by Sam McIntosh.

The number of feathers a chicken has is important for organic egg production.

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Highland Looking at Purchasing Vehicles for Staff Travel

Posted: Wednesday, July 26th, 2017 at 6:20 am


The Highland School board met July 10. Photo by Sam McIntosh.

The Highland School board is discussing purchasing staff vehicles for the fall.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, July 25th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with International Association of Fairs and Expositions Director of Education and Member Services Lori Hart about her visit to the Washington County Fair last week.