Archive for April, 2018

Gov. Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Gregg Tour CIVCO Medical Solutions in Kalona

Posted: Saturday, April 14th, 2018 at 6:27 am


Alexas Swartz shows some of CIVCO’s manufactured products to Gov. Kim Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg. Photo by Sam McIntosh.

Governor Kim Reynolds and Lt. Governor Adam Gregg toured CIVCO Medical Solutions in Kalona Friday.

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Budding Artists Competition Provides Area Students a Chance to Compete

Posted: Saturday, April 14th, 2018 at 6:25 am


Some of the winners (from left) Ally Rees of Washington MS, Delaney Adams of Washington HS, Rachel Mattus of Lone Tree MS, Jennifer Sanchez of Wapello HS, and Delaney Miller of Waco HS (contributed photo).

Area middle school and high school students recently competed in an art competition in Washington.

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Proposals Still Being Reviewed for New Washington County Emergency Communications Equipment

Posted: Saturday, April 14th, 2018 at 6:25 am

After receiving proposals from two companies for new emergency communications equipment, local authorities are reviewing and getting clarifications before deciding on one.

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Highland Property Tax Asking Decreases by 7% Next Year

Posted: Saturday, April 14th, 2018 at 6:24 am

A budget certification from the Highland School District shows a $1 drop in the property tax asking.

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Century of Tradition Celebration Tonight

Posted: Saturday, April 14th, 2018 at 6:24 am

As the Washington Middle School celebrates 100 years, alumni are being invited back to the former high school for a celebratory basketball game.

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Drought Conditions Continue in Southern Iowa

Posted: Saturday, April 14th, 2018 at 6:24 am

Drought conditions continue across southern Iowa.

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Gas Line Struck in Downtown Washington Friday

Posted: Saturday, April 14th, 2018 at 6:20 am


Photo by Sam McIntosh.

A gas line was struck in downtown Washington near the intersection of North Marion Avenue and West 3rd Street Friday.

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Washington Students Selected for Honor Band

Posted: Saturday, April 14th, 2018 at 6:20 am

Washington middle school musicians were selected for an honor band and performed recently, along with the district’s middle school and high school band directors.

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U.S. Citizenship Class

Posted: Saturday, April 14th, 2018 at 12:22 am

Title: U.S. Citizenship Class
Description: There are free U.S. Citizenship classes happening from April 16-May 23 at the Washington Public Library. Classes will meet twice a week on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6-7:30 p.m. For more information call 319-214-0502.
Date: 2018-05-23

U.S. Citizenship Class

Posted: Saturday, April 14th, 2018 at 12:22 am

Title: U.S. Citizenship Class
Description: There are free U.S. Citizenship classes happening from April 16-May 23 at the Washington Public Library. Classes will meet twice a week on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6-7:30 p.m. For more information call 319-214-0502.
Date: 2018-04-16

Wellman Garage Sales

Posted: Saturday, April 14th, 2018 at 12:21 am

Title: Wellman Garage Sales
Description: Wellman’s city wide garage sales will be on Saturday May 5.
Date: 2018-05-05

Tree Planting

Posted: Saturday, April 14th, 2018 at 12:21 am

Title: Tree Planting
Description: Washington County Conservation is hosting a tree planting day on the Kewash Nature Trail on Saturday May 5 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. They will be planting at least 200 trees so they need all the help they can get. Contact the Conservation Education Center with any questions.
Date: 2018-05-05

4-H Animal Entry Help

Posted: Saturday, April 14th, 2018 at 12:20 am

Title: 4-H Animal Entry Help
Description: Washington County Extension is hosting a 4-H Animal Entry Help Night on Thursday May 3rd from 4:30-7 p.m. at the Washington County Extension Office. Families may come and go as they wish during that time to receive assistance and to have use of the computers at the extension office. It’s important to bring all necessary identification information with them. Contact Washington County Extension with any questions at 319-653-4811.
Date: 2018-05-03

Spring Brunch

Posted: Saturday, April 14th, 2018 at 12:20 am

Title: Spring Brunch
Description: Trinity United Methodist Church in Riverside will be having a spring brunch on Saturday April 28th at 9:30 a.m. They will have a speaker from the Grace C. Mae Advocate Center, provider of mental health services in Washington County.

Date: 2018-04-28

Frankie Valens

Posted: Saturday, April 14th, 2018 at 12:19 am

Title: Frankie Valens
Description: Frankie Valens, a singer from the 1960’s and 70’s known for songs like This Magic Moment, Smoke Gets in Your Eyes, and She Cried will be performing with his wife Phyllis at the Tabernacle Baptist Church in Coralville on Saturday April 28 at 6 p.m. and Sunday April 29 at 11 a.m. Their music varies from classical to contemporary, southern gospel to traditional. For more information call 319-354-7077.
Date: 2018-04-28

Coffee with Loebsack

Posted: Saturday, April 14th, 2018 at 12:19 am

Title: Coffee with Loebsack
Description: Congressman Dave Loebsack will continue his Coffee with Your Congressman tour on Saturday April 21 with a stop at the Washington Hyvee at 8:30 a.m. and at Sigourney Cafe at 10:15 a.m. These events are open to the public.
Date: 2018-04-21

Keota Garage Sales

Posted: Saturday, April 14th, 2018 at 12:19 am

Title: Keota Garage Sales
Description: Keota’s Annual Spring Community Wide Garage Sales will be held on Friday and Saturday April 20 and 21. The sales will be from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. on Friday and 8 a.m.-noon on Saturday. The garage sales are sponsored by the Keota Community Club.
Start Date: 2018-04-20
End Date: 2018-04-21

Keota Garage s

Posted: Saturday, April 14th, 2018 at 12:18 am

Title: Keota Garage s
Description: Keota’s Annual Spring Community Wide Garage Sales will be held on Friday and Saturday April 20 and 21. The sales will be from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. on Friday and 8 a.m.-noon on Saturday. The garage sales are sponsored by the Keota Community Club.
Date: 2018-04-14

Walk Now for Autism Speaks

Posted: Saturday, April 14th, 2018 at 12:18 am

Title: Walk Now for Autism Speaks
Description: Walk Now for Autism Speaks will be on Saturday April 14 from 3-5 p.m. at Sunset Park in Washington. For more information call 319-458-0372.
Date: 2018-04-14

Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Friday, April 13th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Director of the Kirkwood Washington Regional Center Tera Pickens about high school student orientation for concurrent credit classes.

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