Archive for July, 2017

Demon Softball to Host End of Year Banquet

Posted: Monday, July 24th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Demon softball team will celebrate the 2017 season this weekend when they host the end of the year banquet.

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Motorcycle Recorded at 142 Miles Per Hour, Driver Arrested

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


Travis Brown

A 32-year-old Washington man was arrested after driving 142 miles per hour in a 55 mile per hour zone south of Wellman.

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New Gun Law Makes Permit Holder Information Confidential

Posted: Monday, July 24th, 2017 at 6:28 am

The new gun laws for the state of Iowa are increasing the privacy of permit holders.

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Abandoned House Fully Engulfed in Flames Sunday

Posted: Monday, July 24th, 2017 at 6:27 am


Firefighters look on while an abandoned house is fully engulfed. Photo by KCII News

Firefighters from three departments were called to a house fire in rural Washington early Sunday morning and then again about seven hours later when the fire rekindled.

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Free Summer Lunches for Kids in Through August 11 in Washington

Posted: Monday, July 24th, 2017 at 6:25 am

A free, balanced lunch is available to anyone 1-18 years old this summer in Washington.

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Riverside Inspecting Drainage in City Ditches

Posted: Monday, July 24th, 2017 at 6:24 am

The Riverside City Council discussed maintenance of right-of-way ditches at their meeting July 17.

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Hy-Vee Tenderloin Fundraiser Helps Family of Longtime Employee, Over 1,000 Sandwiches Sold

Posted: Monday, July 24th, 2017 at 6:24 am

Over 1,000 tenderloin sandwiches were sold to help benefit the family of Russ Zieglowsky.

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Higher than Normal Temperatures So Far this Year

Posted: Monday, July 24th, 2017 at 6:22 am

Partly cloudy skies, less humid, and high temperatures in the 80s are in the forecast for this week in Washington.

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Mid-Prairie Eases School Year Preparation with Contract Bids

Posted: Monday, July 24th, 2017 at 6:20 am

The Mid-Prairie School District has undergone changes this year with their grade-alike elementary building transition.

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BREAKING NEWS: Abandoned House Fully Engulfed in Flames Sunday

Posted: Sunday, July 23rd, 2017 at 8:40 am

Firefighters from three departments were called to a house fire in rural Washington early Sunday morning and then again about seven hours later when the fire rekindled.

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July 23rd, 2017

Posted: Sunday, July 23rd, 2017 at 7:33 am

Birthday winner – Nancy Bell

no Anniversary winners

Highland Dominates SEISC Awards

Posted: Sunday, July 23rd, 2017 at 7:00 am

No team was awarded more postseason honors in the Southeast Iowa Super Conference than Highland softball, as eight Huskies were a part of the all-conference teams.

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Supervisors to Consider Resolution Finalizing Purchase of Main Street Property

Posted: Sunday, July 23rd, 2017 at 6:26 am

A resolution to finalize a property acquisition is on the agenda for the Washington County Board of Supervisors.

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Henry County Giving Grants to Promote Tourism in Mount Pleasant

Posted: Sunday, July 23rd, 2017 at 6:25 am

Henry County individuals have the opportunity to apply for grant funding from Henry County Tourism.

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Glen Gehman

Posted: Sunday, July 23rd, 2017 at 5:47 am

Funeral Services for 19 year old Glen Gehman of Kinross are 2:00 PM Tuesday, July 25, 2017, at the Fairview Mennonite Church in rural Kalona.

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July 22nd, 2017

Posted: Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 at 8:01 am

Birthday winner – Stephanie Brown

no Anniversary winners

Garage Sale

Posted: Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 at 7:50 am

1047 Packwood Road, located a mile & half north on east side of Packwood IA

kitchen items, holiday, clothing. miscellaneous

8am-7pm on Saturday, July 22d

For Sale

Posted: Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 at 7:46 am

150 belt buckles, wall display stand, $200

50 model airplanes, make best offer

641-224-5094

Iowa Mennonite School Hosts Volleyball Camp

Posted: Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 at 7:00 am

Iowa Mennonite School head volleyball coach Shannon Miller and her staff arehosting a youth volleyball camp July 31st through August 2nd.

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Sigourney Takes Fourth at State

Posted: Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Sigourney softball team will be taking home some hardware as they tied a school-record by managing fourth place at the class 1A state softball tournament. On Friday, the Savages capped off their season by falling to Westwood 6-3 in the consolation matchup.

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