Archive for July, 2017

Special Election in Washington Tuesday

Posted: Saturday, July 29th, 2017 at 6:27 am

Residents of the City of Washington have two days left to vote in a special election being held August 1st.

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Severe Drought in Five Iowa Counties

Posted: Saturday, July 29th, 2017 at 6:26 am


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Drought conditions continued to increase in Iowa from last week to this week, with five counties now experiencing severe drought.

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Highland Elementary Principal Nominated for State Award

Posted: Saturday, July 29th, 2017 at 6:25 am


A Highland administrator is in the running to be the 2018 Elementary Principal of the Year from the School Administrators of Iowa (SAI).

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Livestock Auction Supported by 61 Buyers

Posted: Saturday, July 29th, 2017 at 6:24 am


A goat is shown at the 2017 Washington County Fair livestock auction. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

Cattle, swine, goats, sheep, rabbits and more were part of the 4-H and FFA livestock auction to conclude the 2017 Washington County Fair.

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Washington Library Encourages Summer Reading for Kids with Extravaganza

Posted: Saturday, July 29th, 2017 at 6:21 am

A reading extravaganza is going to be happening at the Washington Free Public Library next week.

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Sunrise Child Care Expanding at Parkside Activities Center in Wellman

Posted: Saturday, July 29th, 2017 at 6:20 am

Sunrise Child Care approached the Wellman City Council about expanding their facility.

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Washington Soil & Water Conservation District meeting

Posted: Friday, July 28th, 2017 at 9:32 pm

Title: Washington Soil & Water Conservation District meeting
Location: Washington USDA Office
Description: The Washington Soil & Water Conservation District will hold their meeting on August 3, at 7:30 p.m. at the USDA office. The meeting is open to the public. If you need accommodations, please notify Washington SWCD as soon as possible.

Date: 2017-08-03

Movie Madness

Posted: Friday, July 28th, 2017 at 9:31 pm

Title: Movie Madness
Location: Washington, IA
Description: The Washington Public Library is showing “Moana” at their Movie Madness event Monday, July 31 at 1 p.m. This event is free and open to all. Younger children must be accompanied by an adult.
Date: 2017-07-31

Soccer Skills and Drills Camp

Posted: Friday, July 28th, 2017 at 9:31 pm

Title: Soccer Skills and Drills Camp
Location: Kalona City Park
Description: The YMCA of Washington County is having a soccer skills and drills camp August 7th – August 11th at the Kalona City Park. This camp is for boys and girls ages 5-12. $25 for YMCA members and $35 for nonmembers.
Start Date: 2017-08-07
End Date: 2017-08-11

Couples Golf and Potluck

Posted: Friday, July 28th, 2017 at 9:30 pm

Title: Couples Golf and Potluck
Location: Kalona Golf Club
Description: The Kalona Golf Club is hosting a couples golf and potluck event on Saturday August 19 at 5:30 p.m.. Come enjoy 9 holes of golf followed by a potluck. Bring something to toss on the grill and a dish to pass.

Date: 2017-08-19

Ultimate Sports Camp

Posted: Friday, July 28th, 2017 at 9:30 pm

Title: Ultimate Sports Camp
Location: Kalona City Park
Description: The YMCA of Washington County is hosting an ultimate sports camp August 14th-16th from 9-10 a.m. at the Kalona City Park. Boys and girls ages 5-10 are welcome to come play fun, competitive, and non-traditional team games that exercise your mind and body. The ultimate sports camp costs $12 for members and $24 for nonmembers.
Start Date: 2017-08-14
End Date: 2017-08-16

What Cheer Flea Market

Posted: Friday, July 28th, 2017 at 9:27 pm

Title: What Cheer Flea Market
Description: What Cheer is hosting a flea market from August 4th through August 6th at the Keokuk County Fairgrounds. Admission for Friday and Saturday is $2 and free on Sunday. The gate opens at 7 a.m. each day.
Start Date: 2017-08-04
End Date: 2017-08-06

Iowa Sales Tax Holiday

Posted: Friday, July 28th, 2017 at 9:27 pm

Title: Iowa Sales Tax Holiday
Description: The 18th annual Iowa Sales Tax Holiday will be held Friday and Saturday August 4th and 5th. Qualifying clothing or footwear with a selling price of less than $100 will be exempt from sales and local option tax. Lists of taxable and exempt items are available on the Iowa Department of Revenue website.
Start Date: 2017-08-04
End Date: 2017-08-05

The Mousetrap auditions

Posted: Friday, July 28th, 2017 at 9:26 pm

Title: The Mousetrap auditions
Location: Washington Community Center
Description: Auditions for The Mousetrap are taking place on August 15 from 5-7 p.m. at the Washington Community Center. Other times are available by request. Come with a resume and a short piece memorized. The piece does not need to be from the show. Rehearsals will begin August 28 and will be held most weekday evenings through opening. Performances are October 13th and 14th and the 20th through the 22nd.
Date: 2017-08-15

Washington Page

Posted: Friday, July 28th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Washington Public Library Director Debbie Stanton about an eclipse happening August 21st and what events will be held in Washington in observance. This is part two of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, July 28th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with boy scout Trevor Nida about a bat house project he is planning for Marr Park.

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FOR SALE

Posted: Friday, July 28th, 2017 at 8:54 am

coin operated washers and dryers

-upright freezer 22 cu. ft w/shelves $150

-bissel vaccuum $10 and has attachments

319-461-6781

FOR SALE

Posted: Friday, July 28th, 2017 at 8:54 am

36×80 white storm door left hand hinge $40

319-863-3703

FOR SALE

Posted: Friday, July 28th, 2017 at 8:53 am

GE Deep freeze $200 obo

-ford van seats bench and bucket with electrical

-Maytag top load Washer $50

319-461-6781

FOR SALE

Posted: Friday, July 28th, 2017 at 8:53 am

primed steel door 3x6x8 $200 obo

319-256-5532