Archive for January, 2018

January 21st, 2018

Posted: Sunday, January 21st, 2018 at 7:33 am

Birthday winner – Cody Hunter of Washington

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Rath Closing in on 1,000

Posted: Sunday, January 21st, 2018 at 7:00 am

Mid-Prairie senior basketball standout Addie Rath is on the cusp of joining an elite club in Golden Hawk history.

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Charles Wright

Posted: Sunday, January 21st, 2018 at 6:30 am

Celebration of Life Visitation for 59-year-old Charles David Wright of Washington, will be held Monday, January 22, 2018, at the Powell Funeral Home in Keota from 5:00 to 8:00 pm.

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KCII Big Red Radio at Uptown Motors Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, January 21st, 2018 at 6:26 am

The KCII Big Red Radio will be broadcasting live from Muscatine Monday.

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Jury Trial Date Change for Riverside Infant Homicide

Posted: Sunday, January 21st, 2018 at 6:24 am


Ambrashia Chrzan


Anthony McCoy

One of the trial dates for two Riverside parents charged in the death of their infant daughter has changed.

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January 20th, 2018

Posted: Saturday, January 20th, 2018 at 8:13 am

Birthday winner – Lilly Clark of Wayland

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For Sale

Posted: Saturday, January 20th, 2018 at 7:51 am

’93 Ford Taurus, needs work, $500 obo

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Trojans Handle Demons in Two

Posted: Saturday, January 20th, 2018 at 7:00 am

The Washington basketball teams hit the road last night to Fairfield for a Southeast Conference doubleheader and came away empty handed.

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College Scoreboard

Posted: Saturday, January 20th, 2018 at 7:00 am

The Drake women’s basketball team seized bragging rights over UNI on Friday night by winning 81-64. The Bulldogs stay undefeated in conference with a 7-0 record and 12-7 overall. The Panthers fall to 8-10 and 4-3 in conference. Drake will get back on the court Friday to face off with Illinois State and UNI will travel to play Bradley.

Mid-Prairie Travels North For Denver Duals

Posted: Saturday, January 20th, 2018 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk wrestling team is back on the mat today for a dual tournament at Denver.

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Iowa Mennonite Sweeps Away Wildcats

Posted: Saturday, January 20th, 2018 at 7:00 am

The Iowa Mennonite School boys and girls basketball teams scored wins at Hillcrest Union Friday over the visiting Columbus Wildcats.

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Basketball Hedge Above Lawncare Athlete of the Week Mitchell Schmieder

Posted: Saturday, January 20th, 2018 at 7:00 am

This week’s Basketball Hedge Above Lawncare Athlete of the Week is Iowa Mennonite School’s Mitchell Schmieder. The senior has averaged 13 points and nine rebounds for IMS this season. Congratulations Mitchell!

Washington to Host Alumni Girls Basketball Game Saturday

Posted: Saturday, January 20th, 2018 at 7:00 am

There will be plenty of Washington High School graduates packing the gym tonight, as host the Living the Dream Girls’ Alumni Basketball Game.

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Washington Looks to Improve Southeast Sanitary Sewer Basin

Posted: Saturday, January 20th, 2018 at 6:27 am

Sewer issues in Washington have been a priority of the council in recent years and at their recent meeting they approved a facility plan to improve the southeast sanitary sewer basin.

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Ice Anglers Warned to Use Caution this Weekend

Posted: Saturday, January 20th, 2018 at 6:27 am

Warmer temperatures and forecasted precipitation are cause for ice anglers to be cautious this weekend.

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Fire Departments Extinguish Shed, House Fire in Rural Riverside

Posted: Saturday, January 20th, 2018 at 6:27 am

Firefighters extinguished a shed and house fire in rural Riverside Friday morning.

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Washington Changes Emerald Ash Borer Management Plan

Posted: Saturday, January 20th, 2018 at 6:25 am


Emerald ash borer – contributed photo

In order to save costs and manpower the City of Washington is changing it’s Emerald Ash Borer management plan.

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Mid-Prairie School Board Holding Public Hearing for New Busses

Posted: Saturday, January 20th, 2018 at 6:24 am

The Mid-Prairie School Board will have a public hearing this Monday regarding the purchase of new school busses.

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Iowa Soybean Average Yields Higher than National Average

Posted: Saturday, January 20th, 2018 at 6:22 am

Iowa’s 2017 soybean harvest tallied 561.6 million bushels, and according to the Iowa Soybean Association the state’s average yield was 56.5 bushels per acre.

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23rd Annual Soup Supper to Benefit Hospice of Washington County

Posted: Saturday, January 20th, 2018 at 6:21 am

An annual fundraiser for an organization that provides care for patients and families at the end of life will be held Tuesday.

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