Archive for January, 2018

RAGBRAI to Overnight in Sigourney

Posted: Monday, January 29th, 2018 at 6:29 am

RAGBRAI, the Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa, announced the 2018 route over the weekend and it will be coming through the KCII listening area.

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Public Hearing on Loan for Emergency Communications Equipment Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, January 29th, 2018 at 6:28 am

A general obligation loan of up to $10.5 million for emergency communication equipment in Washington County will be discussed and considered Tuesday.

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Keota School District Hosts PPEL Funding Vote

Posted: Monday, January 29th, 2018 at 6:27 am

An increase in Keota School District’s funding will be decided by residents as they cast their ballots in a PPEL vote next week.

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Man Arrested on Trafficking Stolen Weapons Charge

Posted: Monday, January 29th, 2018 at 6:26 am

A man with a Washington County warrant was arrested in Oskaloosa early Sunday.

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Riverside Community Building Ownership Up in the Air

Posted: Monday, January 29th, 2018 at 6:24 am


Riverside City Council met January 22. Photo by Sam McIntosh.

The City of Riverside is still searching for proof of ownership of the Riverside Community Building.

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Catholic Schools Week Observed at St. James Elementary

Posted: Monday, January 29th, 2018 at 6:23 am


The Ultimate Superhero will be honored this week at St. James Elementary School in Washington as Catholic Schools Week is observed.

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Fiber Arts February Returns to Washington Library with Multiple Exhibits

Posted: Monday, January 29th, 2018 at 6:23 am

Crochet, knit, weaving, and more will be on display and in activities in February at the Washington Public Library for Fiber Arts February.

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Regenerative Farming, Soil Health Course Offered for Local Growers

Posted: Monday, January 29th, 2018 at 6:20 am

Multi-species cover crops, integrated pest management strategies, and biomimicry are just a few of the topics that will be taught at Regenerative Farming and Ranching, a three-day course taught by the Soil Health Academy.

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Harold J. Miller

Posted: Monday, January 29th, 2018 at 5:03 am

A celebration of life for 95-year-old Harold J. Miller of Wayland will be held Thursday, February 1st at 11a.m. at Sugar Creek Mennonite Church in Wayland.

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Minnie M. Stoner

Posted: Sunday, January 28th, 2018 at 1:10 pm

Celebration of Life services for 82-year-old Minnie M. Stoner of Washington, will be held at 11:00am Tuesday, January 30th, 2018, at the Jones & Eden Funeral Home, where the family will receive friends from 9:00am until 11:00am.

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Reeves Commits to Coe College

Posted: Sunday, January 28th, 2018 at 7:00 am

In the middle of a outstanding senior season, Sigourney-Keota wrestling standout Kaleb Reeves recently committed to continue his career at Coe College next year.

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Rath Reaches 1,000

Posted: Sunday, January 28th, 2018 at 7:00 am

Photo Courtesy of Mid-Prairie Girls Basketball

Mid-Prairie senior basketball standout Addie Rath reached a milestone in Tuesday’s game at Wilton. Rath eclipsed the 1,000 career point mark as she finished with 22 in a 65-63 Golden Hawk loss to the Beavers.

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John Simmering, jr

Posted: Sunday, January 28th, 2018 at 6:58 am

Celebration of Life services for 89-year-old for John Simmering, jr, of Washington will be held at a later date.

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Riverside Man Wins $30,000 Prize from Iowa Lottery Scratch Game

Posted: Sunday, January 28th, 2018 at 6:24 am


Photo courtesy of Iowa Lottery.

A Riverside man is $30,000 richer from an Iowa Lottery win.

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Emergency Radios, Funding Requests on Supervisors’ Agenda

Posted: Sunday, January 28th, 2018 at 6:23 am

Veterans benefits, emergency radio equipment, and annual funding requests are on the agenda for the Washington County Board of Supervisors weekly meeting.

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Paul Nebel

Posted: Saturday, January 27th, 2018 at 9:21 am

Celebration of life services for 80-year-old Paul A. Nebel of Wellman, formerly of Wayland, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday (2/2) at the Jones & Eden Funeral Home in Washington.

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Dodici Trinity Birthday/Anniversary Winner 1/27/18

Posted: Saturday, January 27th, 2018 at 8:04 am

Birthday Winner: Jody Scott, Washington
There is no anniversary winner

For Sale

Posted: Saturday, January 27th, 2018 at 8:03 am

– Antique Royal typewriter with stand
– $20
-653-9959

For Sale

Posted: Saturday, January 27th, 2018 at 7:18 am

– 3 Muscovy ducks
– $10-15
– Also looking to purchase a new muscovy duck
– Call 319-646-2594

Demon Grapplers Travel to Fairfield for Conference Tournament

Posted: Saturday, January 27th, 2018 at 7:00 am

The Washington wrestling team already has a regular season Southeast Conference title and they will look to add a conference tournament title to their resume today when they travel to Fairfield.

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