Archive for July, 2017

Blake Bontrager Hedge Above Lawncare Athlete of the Week

Posted: Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 7:00 am

Highland to Host Wrestling Club Camp

Posted: Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Highland Huskies will put on a three-day youth wrestling camp from Tuesday, August 1st – Thursday, August 3rd for individuals that are looking to better their skills.

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Rain Yesterday, Excessive Heat Today

Posted: Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 6:30 am

Rain fell across the KCII-listening area Tuesday afternoon.

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UPDATE: Gas Leak in Downtown Washington

Posted: Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 6:29 am


Nikcole Hotle of the Looking Glass finishes trimming Josh Hesseltine’s hair after her business was one of many evacuated for a gas leak. Photo courtesy of Charla Howard.

A haircut took place on the sidewalk in downtown Washington Tuesday, after the Looking Glass Salon was one of many businesses evacuated during a gas leak.

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Kalona Safe Routes Sidewalk Project Near Completion

Posted: Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 6:28 am


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

The City of Kalona has made steady progress on their safe routes sidewalks project.

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Washington Hy-Vee to Honor Zieglowsky, Benefit His Family Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 6:25 am

A former Washington City Councilman and 32-year employee of Hy-Vee will be remembered this Thursday as the Washington Hy-Vee hosts a benefit for Russ Zieglowsky’s family.

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Mandatory Minimums Required for Repeat Domestic Violence Offenders

Posted: Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 6:24 am

The Iowa legislature passed tougher restrictions for domestic violence offenders this year.

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Southeast Iowa Soil Moisture in Short Supply

Posted: Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 6:22 am

Soil moisture continues to be in short supply in southeast Iowa.

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Busy Fourth Quarter for Recorder’s Office

Posted: Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 6:21 am

Quarterly reports from the auditor, treasurer and recorder’s offices were presented at Tuesday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting and one office that had a busy fourth quarter was that of the recorder.

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Mid-Prairie Changes Middle School Athletic Coach Policy

Posted: Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 6:20 am


The Mid-Prairie school district is expediting their hiring process for middle school athletic coaches.

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Highland Huskies Wrestling Camp

Posted: Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 at 5:47 pm

Title: Highland Huskies Wrestling Camp
Location: Riverside
Description: The Highland Huskie Wrestling Club Camp will be taking place Tuesday, August 1st through Thursday August 3rd, from 9-11 a.m. at the Highland High School in Riverside. This camp is offered to grades K-12th and the fee is $50. Contact Derick Ball at 563-299-3933 with questions.
Start Date: 2017-08-01
End Date: 2017-08-03

Free Mobile Clinic

Posted: Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 at 5:47 pm

Title: Free Mobile Clinic
Location: Columbus Junction
Description: The University of Iowa free mobile clinic will be held at the Columbus Community Senior Center on Saturday July 22nd from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. They will be performing blood pressure checks, blood sugar and cholesterol checks, wellness and sports physicals, and more.
Date: 2017-07-22

Babysitting Basics Training Course

Posted: Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 at 5:46 pm

Title: Babysitting Basics Training Course
Location: Washington
Description: Several openings remain for a babysitting basics training course to help youth learn how to be responsible babysitters. The program is for any youth who have completed 5th grade and above. The five day course be held July 31-August 4 from 9:30 -11:30 a.m. The cost is $30. Registration forms are available online and at the Washington County Extension Office.
Date: 2017-07-31

Farmland Leasing Meeting

Posted: Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 at 5:45 pm

Title: Farmland Leasing Meeting
Location: Washington
Description: ISU Extension is hosting a farmland leasing meeting on Tuesday, August 8th at 6 p.m. at the Washington County Extension Office in Washington. The annual meeting is offered to address questions that land owners, tenants, or other interested individuals have about leasing farmland. Registration is $25 per individual and includes materials. Preregistration is encouraged.
Date: 2017-08-08

Mid-Prairie Outdoor Movie Night

Posted: Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 at 5:43 pm

Title: Mid-Prairie Outdoor Movie Night
Location: Kalona
Description: Mid-Prairie school district is hosting an outdoor movie night on Friday, August 11th at 8:30 p.m. Join us for E.T. on the lawn between Mid-Prairie East Elementary and Mid-Prairie Middle School in Kalona. The movie starts at 8:45, popcorn will be provided.
Date: 2017-08-11

Richland Lions Jubilee

Posted: Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 at 5:42 pm

Title: Richland Lions Jubilee
Location: Richland
Description: The Richland Lions are having their 100th Jubilee on August 6th from 4-8 p.m. at Central Park n Richland. Events include a pie auction, watermelon seed spitting contests, and there will be food and beverages served. For more information contact Jeannie at 641-919-6607.
Date: 2017-08-06

Farmland Leasing Meeting

Posted: Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 at 5:40 pm

Title: Farmland Leasing Meeting
Location: Wapello
Description: ISU Extension is conducting a farmland leasing meeting in Wapello on Monday, August 7 beginning at 1 p.m. and doors open at 12:30 p.m. at the Louisa County Extension Office. Discussion at these meetings will focus on tenant/landlord communications, land values and cash rental rate trends and more. Preregistration is required at least two days before the meeting and a $20 per individual or $30 per couple fee is payable at the door.
Date: 2017-08-07

Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with 4-H member Morgan Brinning about what is happening at the Washington County Fair on Wednesday.

 

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with Washington County Sheriff Jared Schneider about the new state gun laws in 2017. This is the second part of a two-part discussion.

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Gas Leak in Downtown Washington

Posted: Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 at 11:15 am


Utility crews and firefighters work to stop a gas leak in downtown Washington. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

A firefighter enters the evacuated post office in downtown Washington. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

Utility crews struck a gas line causing a leak in downtown Washington Tuesday morning.

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