Archive for January, 2018

Big Red Radio Set to Deliver Food Next Week

Posted: Saturday, January 13th, 2018 at 6:29 am


The KCII Big Red Radio is stocked full of donations and they will soon be going out to be dispersed across the area.

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Heat Lamp Causes Shed Fire in Wellman Friday

Posted: Saturday, January 13th, 2018 at 6:28 am


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A heat lamp caused a shed fire northeast of Wellman Friday.

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Public Invited to Tour Washington City Hall, Police and Fire Station

Posted: Saturday, January 13th, 2018 at 6:25 am

Monday is the next opportunity the public will have to tour the current Washington Fire Station, City Hall and Police Station.

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Next Step Taken in Goncho Removal

Posted: Saturday, January 13th, 2018 at 6:25 am

The next step in razing the Goncho Apartment building and constructing townhouses in Washington was taken this week.

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Two Claims Left to Pay by Mt. Union

Posted: Saturday, January 13th, 2018 at 6:24 am

The unincorporated community of Mt. Union has to pay two remaining claims.

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Nine Washington Students Selected for SEIBA

Posted: Saturday, January 13th, 2018 at 6:24 am


Photo courtesy of Craig McClenahan – Middle School band director

Washington student musicians have been selected for the South East Iowa Bandmasters Association, or SEIBA, honor band.

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Drought Conditions Hold Steady, Most of the State Abnormally Dry

Posted: Saturday, January 13th, 2018 at 6:22 am

Drought conditions remain unchanged in Iowa with 71% of the state abnormally dry and 8.13% in moderate drought.

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Wellman-Scofield Library Hosting Minion Party Monday

Posted: Saturday, January 13th, 2018 at 6:20 am

The Wellman-Scofield Library will be covered in yellow this Monday for a Minion Party.

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Book Signing

Posted: Friday, January 12th, 2018 at 7:47 pm

Title: Book Signing
Description: Author Tom Hunt will be doing a book reading, discussion, and signing for his thriller “Killer Choice” on Saturday February 3 at 11:15 a.m. at the Washington Public Library. This event is free and open to the public.
Date: 2018-02-03

The Moons of January

Posted: Friday, January 12th, 2018 at 7:46 pm

Title: The Moons of January
Description: Washington County Conservation Board will host “The Moons of January” at 10 a.m. Saturday January 27 at the Conservation Education Center at Marr Park. In the very early morning of January 31, America will see something that last occurred 150 years ago, a full moon, supermoon, blue moon and a lunar eclipse. Learn all about this event and find out the origins of the terms super, blue, and blood.
Date: 2018-01-27

Library Concert

Posted: Friday, January 12th, 2018 at 7:46 pm

Title: Library Concert
Description: Washington Public Library will host a concert Sunday January 21 at 2 p.m. Come enjoy classical music performed by clarinetist Thiago Ancelmo de Souza and pianist Asami Hagiwara.

Date: 2018-01-21

Connecting to Outdoors meeting

Posted: Friday, January 12th, 2018 at 7:45 pm

Title: Connecting to Outdoors meeting
Description: The National Wild Turkey Federation and the Washington County Conservation Board are partnering to offer a Connecting Individuals to the Outdoors program. This yearlong program is designed to create a community and support group, where individuals can engage with and learn from experienced hunting mentors in a safe, low-stress environment. The first meeting is Sunday January 21 at 3 p.m. at the Conservation Education Center at Marr Park.
Date: 2018-01-21

Sports Equipment Exchange

Posted: Friday, January 12th, 2018 at 7:45 pm

Title: Sports Equipment Exchange
Description: Washington YMCA, Washington Middle School Parents Involved in Education, and Washington School District are partnering for a sports equipment exchange program on Saturday January 20 from 9 a.m.-noon in the taekwondo building. Join us for coffee, doughnuts, and hot chocolate and donate gently used sporting equipment for others to use.

Date: 2018-01-20

Early Childhood Meeting

Posted: Friday, January 12th, 2018 at 7:45 pm

Title: Early Childhood Meeting
Description: The DHLW Early Childhood Area Board will meet in the Washington Public Library at 5 p.m. Tuesday January 16. Early Childhood Iowa is a statewide initiative that provides local funding for programs serving all families with children five years old and younger. The board determines community needs for young children, establishes priorities, and provides funding for local programs offering services to families who reside in Des Moines, Henry, Louisa, and Washington counties.
Date: 2018-01-16

Fish Fry

Posted: Friday, January 12th, 2018 at 7:44 pm

Title: Fish Fry
Description: American Legion Post #100 will host their first fish fry on Saturday, January 13 at the American Legion Building in Columbus Junction. Menu includes fired fish and chicken with all the fixings and dessert. Admission is $9 and serving is from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Date: 2018-01-13

Billy Bruce

Posted: Friday, January 12th, 2018 at 6:59 pm

Visitation for 51-year-old Billy Bruce of Riverside will be Tuesday, January 16th, 2018, from 4 – 7 pm at the Sorden-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services in Riverside.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, January 12th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with ISU Extension Dairy Specialist Jenn Bentley about the dairy day being held at the Kalona Chamber of Commerce January 30. Contact the Washington County Extension Office to register for this event.

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Edna Yoder

Posted: Friday, January 12th, 2018 at 11:48 am

Celebration of Life Service for 86-year-old Edna Yoder of Iowa City will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, January 20th at the East Union Mennonite Church in rural Kalona.  

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FOR SALE

Posted: Friday, January 12th, 2018 at 8:47 am

1950s kitchen table and chairs w/leaves $200

3 piece antique bedroom set double bed $100

Farmer’s kitchen table $25

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Crawfordsville Resident Wins KCII Caring Christmas Cash Call

Posted: Friday, January 12th, 2018 at 8:33 am

One lucky person is $1,000 richer after winning the KCII Caring Christmas Cash Call.

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