Archive for December, 2017

Kalona Accepts Land Purchase Agreement for Flood Mitigation, Housing Development

Posted: Wednesday, December 20th, 2017 at 6:24 am


Kalona City Council met December 18. Photo by Sam McIntosh.

The City of Kalona has approved a land acquisition for flood mitigation, and possible housing and park development.

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Sounds of the Season on KCII

Posted: Wednesday, December 20th, 2017 at 6:24 am

Enjoy the sounds of the season on KCII all the way through Christmas Day.

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Indoor Plants Require Less Maintenance During Winter

Posted: Wednesday, December 20th, 2017 at 6:20 am


Image courtesy of ISU Extension and Outreach

Taking care of indoor plants during the winter is relatively simple, regardless of the weather conditions outside.

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Washington Township Elementary Rated Exceptional in Mid-Prairie School Report Card

Posted: Wednesday, December 20th, 2017 at 6:20 am


Iowa Department of Education image.

The report cards are in for the Mid-Prairie Community School District as the Iowa Department of Education grades the school’s student academic achievement.

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Christmas Cash Call Trivia Wednesday, December 20th

Posted: Tuesday, December 19th, 2017 at 5:00 pm

H&R Block of Washington and Sigourney

How many years have you been in business? 50 years

How did your business get its name? Named after brothers Richard and Henry Bloch

How many employees do you have? 5 in the Washington office. The franchise has 5 full time and 50 seasonal employees

What is something unique about your business? We are the largest H&R Block franchise in Iowa

 

Washington WalMart

How many years have you been in business? The Washington location opened in 1990

How did your business get its name? From our found Sam Walton’s last name

How many employees do you have? 179

What is something unique about your business? We have recently started selling firearms

 

Hospice of Washington County

How many years have you been in business? Started in 1988

How many employees do you have? 13

What is something unique about your business? When we started we were strictly a volunteer oganization

How many counties do you serve? 7

What community event does Hospice of Washington County sponsor in December? The Community Memorial Christmas Trees at the Washington Public Library

Who designed our original logo? Carlton Bump

What design is the logo? A tree, symbolizing the tree of life with a pathway beside the tree

 

Herteen and Stocker Jewelers

How many years have you been in business? 70 years

How did your business get its name? William Herteen and Walter Stocker

How many employees do you have? 9

What is something unique about your business? We have 3 generations working together at this time

What is your favorite part of the holiday season? Seeing families grow and continue the tradition of coming to Herteen and Stocker

 

 

Ryan Rich

Posted: Tuesday, December 19th, 2017 at 4:37 pm

Celebration of life services for 46-year-old Ryan Christopher Rich of Brighton will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday (12/23) at the Jones & Eden Funeral Home in Washington.

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Wanted

Posted: Tuesday, December 19th, 2017 at 3:41 pm

Strong chair

For sale or giveaway

Call 319-863-7031

Joan Netten-Anderegg

Posted: Tuesday, December 19th, 2017 at 3:10 pm

Celebration Of Life Service for 72-year-old Joan Netten-Anderegg of Keota will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday (12/22) at the United Church of Faith in Keota.  

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, December 19th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with State Climatologist Harry Hillaker about the odds of a white Christmas in southeast Iowa.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, December 19th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with WACO School District Technology Coach Drew Ayrit about a $25,000 Washington County Riverboat Foundation grant WACO received for their innovation lab and eSports arena. This is part one of a two-part interview.

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FOR SALE

Posted: Tuesday, December 19th, 2017 at 8:49 am

dorm fridge $25

rumba robot w/accessories $100 obo

Skil table saw $100 obo

319-461-6781

FOR SALE

Posted: Tuesday, December 19th, 2017 at 8:49 am

arctic tan coveralls 58 regular $100

319-656-4526

FOR SALE

Posted: Tuesday, December 19th, 2017 at 8:48 am

Samsung smart phone home monitoring kit $125 obo

electric motors and air compressors

tire chains from mower to truck size $25 for all

319-653-4123

Mary Elaine Statler

Posted: Tuesday, December 19th, 2017 at 8:19 am

Celebration of life services for 98-year-old Mary Elaine Statler of Washington will be held at 11a.m. Friday, December 22nd at the Jones Eden Funeral Home.

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Hawks Hit the Road to Battle Bears

Posted: Tuesday, December 19th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie boys and girls basketball teams are in action tonight when they travel to West Branch to take on the Bears in a River Valley Conference doubleheader.

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Demon Grapplers Place Third at Waukee

Posted: Tuesday, December 19th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Washington wrestling team was back on the mat Saturday at Waukee for the Al Garrison Invitational and the Demons placed third out of 16 teams.

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Iowa Mennonite Travels to Face Falcons

Posted: Tuesday, December 19th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Iowa Mennonite School boys and girls basketball teams hit the road tonight for a Southeast Iowa Superconference doubleheader with Louisa-Muscatine.

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Wildcats, Lions, and Cobras Compete at Regina

Posted: Tuesday, December 19th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Columbus Community/Winfield-Mt. Union, Lone Tree, and Sigourney-Keota wrestling teams were on the mat Saturday in Iowa City for the Regina Invitational.

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Washington Archery Places Second at Albia

Posted: Tuesday, December 19th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Washington archery team was back in action on Saturday traveling to Albia for a tournament.

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Hawks and Huskies Grapple at North Linn

Posted: Tuesday, December 19th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie and Highland wrestling teams were in action Saturday at the North Linn Lynx Invitational.

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