Archive for January, 2018

One Stop on KCII Food Drive Generates 221 Meals

Posted: Wednesday, January 24th, 2018 at 6:25 am

Over 221 meals were donated to HACAP by KCII Radio.

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Riverside Council Approves MMS to Create Infrastructure Design for North Growth

Posted: Wednesday, January 24th, 2018 at 6:24 am


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

The Riverside City Council voted 3-2 to have MMS Consultants create the final design for extending infrastructure from the city to the North Growth area, a proposed 70-home development.

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County Library Association Requesting No Increase from Supervisors

Posted: Wednesday, January 24th, 2018 at 6:23 am

Multiple annual reports and funding requests were presented at Tuesday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting, including a zero percent increase request from the Washington County Public Library Association.

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Temperatures and Snowfall Below Normal

Posted: Wednesday, January 24th, 2018 at 6:22 am

Despite recent warm temperatures, including the thermometer rising above 50 degrees this week, temperatures overall for January in Washington are below normal.

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Federal Government Shutdown Closes Washington USDA Office Monday

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

Offices in Washington were affected Monday by the federal government shutdown that began Friday night and ended Monday night.

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Bonnie Rae Applegate

Posted: Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 at 4:36 pm

Celebration of life services for 68-year-old Bonnie Rae Applegate of Washington will be held at 11 a.m. Friday (1/26) at the Jones & Eden Funeral Home in Washington.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Main Street Washington Director Sarah Grunewaldt about the organization celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. This is part one of a two-part interview.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with Mid-Prairie West Elementary Counselor Leanne Bender about the Girls on the Run program. This is part one of a two-part interview.

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Dodici Trinity Birthday and Anniversary Winners Tuesday, January 23rd

Posted: Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 at 8:02 am

Logan Alliman of Wayland 6 years old

Leslie and Kathy Lamping 36 years in Riverside

Hawks Hit the Road For Wilton Tuesday

Posted: Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk basketball teams are back on the floor tonight when they travel to Wilton for a River Valley Conference doubleheader.

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Demon Wrestling Travels to Mount Pleasant

Posted: Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 at 7:00 am

The top two wrestling teams in the Southeast Conference will meet up tonight when Washington makes the trip to Mount Pleasant.

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College Scoreboard

Posted: Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 at 7:00 am

The Iowa State men’s basketball team traveled to Texas to take on the Longhorns Monday night and fell 73-57. They drop to 11-8 overall and 2-6 in the Big 12 Conference. The Cyclones get back on the court Saturday hosting #22 Tennessee.

Iowa Mennonite Matches Up With Wolves For Double Dip

Posted: Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 at 7:00 am

The Iowa Mennonite School boys and girls basketball teams travel to Winfield-Mt. Union tonight for a Southeast Iowa Superconference doubleheader showdown with the Wolves.

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Cobra Grapplers Fall to Pekin

Posted: Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 at 7:00 am

The Sigourney-Keota wrestling team traveled to Packwood Monday night to face off with Pekin in a single dual meet and came out on the losing end with a final score of 42-24.

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Contract Manager Updates on Kalona Community Center

Posted: Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 at 6:27 am

Crews are preparing for interior work on the Kalona Community Center project.

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Main Street Washington Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Posted: Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 at 6:26 am


An organization that works to improve downtown Washington while bringing visitors to the area is celebrating it’s 10th anniversary this year.

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Washington Wellness Park Construction Could Begin this March

Posted: Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 at 6:26 am

The first phase of Washington’s Wellness Park is estimated to cost $2.2 million.

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Washington County Conservation Concerned by REAP Funding Cuts

Posted: Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 at 6:24 am

As the Washington County Conservation Board (WCCB) projects revenue for the 2018-2019 fiscal year, one item of concern is Resource Enhancement and Protection, or REAP funding.

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Governor to Visit Washington for Fundraiser

Posted: Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 at 6:23 am

Iowa’s governor will be visiting Washington in February.

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Washington County’s Emergency Radio Project RFP and Timeline to be Discussed

Posted: Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 at 6:23 am

Budgets, generators, and the county’s emergency radio project will be discussed Wednesday in a joint meeting of the Communications Board and E911 Services.

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