Archive for February, 2018

Kalona City Council Discusses Budget at Monday’s Meeting

Posted: Sunday, February 18th, 2018 at 6:24 am

Pay applications for the Community Center project and renewal of wine licenses are on the agenda for Monday’s Kalona City Council meeting.

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Maria D. Perez

Posted: Saturday, February 17th, 2018 at 8:36 pm

Funeral Mass for 71-year-old Maria D. Perez of Conesville will be on Wednesday, February 21st, 2018, at 10:00am at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church.

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Construction Site Cave-In Leaves One Dead

Posted: Saturday, February 17th, 2018 at 10:40 am

A construction site cave-in left one dead Friday.

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Dodici Trinity Birthday and Anniversary Show

Posted: Saturday, February 17th, 2018 at 8:03 am

Caitie Salyer 24 Washington

Demons Seek Upset over Lancers

Posted: Saturday, February 17th, 2018 at 7:00 am

The Washington girls’ basketball team has upset on their minds tonight when they travel to Eldridge to face off with class 4A defending state champs North Scott in the regional semifinal round.

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Slow Start Dooms Warriors in Playoff Loss

Posted: Saturday, February 17th, 2018 at 7:00 am

The WACO Warrior boys basketball team gave Superconference South Division Champion Burlington, Notre Dame all they wanted Thursday night but in the end it was the Nikes that advanced with a 53-44 first round district win at New London.

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Eagles Storm Past Tri-County

Posted: Saturday, February 17th, 2018 at 7:00 am

The Keota boys’ basketball team was not going to let their postseason run end early, as they put the throttle down on Tri-County Thursday night winning 80-53 in the district quarterfinal.

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Iowa Mennonite’s Magic Runs Out in Semifinals

Posted: Saturday, February 17th, 2018 at 7:00 am

The Iowa Mennonite School girls basketball team saw their tremendous tournament run come to an end Friday in the regional semifinal round of the class 1A playoffs as they fell to No. 3 North Mahaska on the road 49-44.

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College Scoreboard

Posted: Saturday, February 17th, 2018 at 7:00 am

Drake women’s basketball won the in-state battle with UNI on Friday by coming out with a 72-67 victory. The Bulldogs stay undefeated in the Missouri Valley Conference at 14-0 and 19-7 overall. The Panthers fall to 13-12, 9-5 in conference. Drake hosts Bradley on Friday and UNI hosts Illinois State.

KCII Home Shopping Extravaganza Begins Tuesday

Posted: Saturday, February 17th, 2018 at 6:29 am

The KCII Home Shopping Extravaganza is just days away.

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Area Wrestlers Continue Competition on Final Day at State

Posted: Saturday, February 17th, 2018 at 6:28 am

Today is the final day of the 2018 Iowa High School State Wrestling Tournament.

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Belva Deer Trail Phase Two to Begin in May

Posted: Saturday, February 17th, 2018 at 6:27 am

Phase two of the Belva Deer trail project will begin this spring.

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Flood Outlook for this Spring Released

Posted: Saturday, February 17th, 2018 at 6:26 am

The risk for flooding in eastern Iowa this spring is slightly below normal to normal.

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Washington County Crews Have Used 1,000 Tons of Salt this Winter

Posted: Saturday, February 17th, 2018 at 6:24 am

Washington County maintenance crews have been busy the last couple weeks with the recent snowfall.

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Library to Become Life-Sized Candyland

Posted: Saturday, February 17th, 2018 at 6:23 am

A childhood favorite board game is coming to life at the Washington Public Library.

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Highland Looks at Budget Reduction Strategies for General Fund

Posted: Saturday, February 17th, 2018 at 6:20 am


Highland School Board met February 12. Photo by Sam McIntosh.

The Highland School District is discussing ways to save $250,000 in their general fund.

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Parents of Washington High School Students Encouraged to Attend Conferences

Posted: Saturday, February 17th, 2018 at 6:20 am

Mid-term grades for Washington High School students can be picked up Wednesday.

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Friday Recap, Saturday Preview of the 2018 Individual State Wrestling Tournament

Posted: Saturday, February 17th, 2018 at 5:00 am

This is a recap of Friday’s action and a preview for day three Saturday at the 2018 Individual State Wrestling Tournament in Des Moines for area athletes:

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Final Friday State Wrestling Results

Posted: Friday, February 16th, 2018 at 9:45 pm

Class 1A

Sigourney-Keota

#9 Mason Dye at 106 lbs lost his quarterfinal match to #2 Beau Klingensmith of Woodbury Central by fall (5:00). He then beat #5 Donavon Hanson of Manson Northwest Webster by fall (1:34). His third match he faced Bryce Shaha of Mount Ayr and won by a 10-6 decision in the third round of consolations. Tomorrow he faces #6 Brock Dietz of Nashua-Plainfield in the consolation semifinal round.

#2 Kaleb Reeves lost his first match of the day at 220 lbs to #5 Zack Santee of Central Springs by a 4-3 decision. He then won in the second round of regionals over #9 Brett Schoenherr of Midland, Wyoming by fall (:37). In his final match Reeves beat #3 Chaz Clark of Pleasantville by fall (4:24). Saturday he matches up with #4 Nicholas Gaes of Alta-Aurelia in the semifinal consolation round.

Highland

Brady Hahn fell at 145 lbs in the quarterfinal matchup by fall (5:42) to Nicholas Martin of Moravia. His tournament came to an end when he lost to #2 Kory VanOrt of West Sioux by an 8-2 decision in the second round of consolations.

Lone Tree

Aaron Slaughter saw his tournament come to a close at 113 lbs when he lost by a 21-10 major decision against #4 Jacob Moore of Denver in the second round of consolations.

WACO

Cody Crawford lost his only match of the day in the second round of consolations at 285 lbs to #7 Darlyn Marquez of West Sioux by a 7-2 decision. Crawford has been knocked out of the tournament.

Class 2A

Washington
Walker Ikerd is done for the tournament after falling to #2 Kaden Anderlik of Crestwood in the second round of consolations for 120 lbs by a 9-3 decision.

Tristin Westphal-Edwards lost at 170 lbs in the quarterfinals to Mount Vernon’s Paul Ryan by a 6-5 decision. He is done for the tournament after falling to #4 Noah Glaser of New Hampton Turkey Valley by a 9-8 decision in the second round of consolations. 

Mitchell Huisenga saw his career at 285 lbs end after falling to #8 Kobe Clayborne of Sioux City Bishop Heelan Catholic in the second round of consolations by fall (2:10).

Columbus Community/Winfield-Mt. Union

#1 Jared Kadel started the day with an 8-4 decision win at 106 lbs against No. 6 Jacob Mielke of Pocahontas Area in the quarterfinals. He then pinned #5 Colby Lillegard of Bondurant-Farrar in 5:29 to punch his ticket to the finals. He will face #2 Matthew Lewis of Centerville in the championship match tomorrow.

Cam Rice lost to No. 4 Tanner Probasco of South Tama County in the quarterfinals at 138 lbs by fall (2:53). He then won the second round of consolations over Reed Abbas of Clarion-Goldfield by fall (2:59). He finished up the day falling to Colby Tool of Prairie City Monroe by fall (4:42). Rice will compete in the seventh place match tomorrow against #7 Brennan Todd of Sioux City Bishop Heelan Catholic.

Dianna Tinkle

Posted: Friday, February 16th, 2018 at 4:46 pm

Graveside services for 62-year-old Dianna Hora Tinkle of Conesville will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday (2/22) at the Conesville Cemetery.

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