Archive for May, 2018

Wildcats Fall to Williamsburg

Posted: Monday, May 14th, 2018 at 7:00 am

The Columbus/Winfield-Mt. Union girls soccer team dropped their match Tuesday with Williamsburg 3-2.

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Eagles, Savages, Wildcats and Wolves in Regional Action at New London Monday

Posted: Monday, May 14th, 2018 at 7:00 am

Four KCII area girls golf teams begin the playoff push Monday at New London in the first round of the class 1A regional tournament.

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Golden Hawks Open Postseason in Wapello

Posted: Monday, May 14th, 2018 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk girls golf team takes the first step in the postseason Monday when they travel to Heritage Oaks in Wapello for regional play.

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Iowa Mennonite Suffers First Setback in Conference Title Match

Posted: Monday, May 14th, 2018 at 7:00 am

The Iowa Mennonite School boys soccer team split a pair of matches in the Southeast Iowa Superconference tournament Saturday, knocking off Central Lee 2-0 at Columbus Junction, before falling in their first match of the season to Burlington Notre Dame 3-1 at Mediapolis.

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Local Fallen Officers Remembered

Posted: Monday, May 14th, 2018 at 6:29 am

Five area men will be remembered Tuesday during the National Peace Officers Memorial Day.

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Trial for Riverside Mother Charged in Infant Death Begins Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, May 14th, 2018 at 6:27 am


Ambrashia Chrzan

The trial for a Riverside woman charged in the death of her infant daughter begins tomorrow.

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued in Washington County Mother’s Day Afternoon

Posted: Monday, May 14th, 2018 at 6:27 am

A severe thunderstorm warning was issued for Washington and Keokuk Counties Mother’s Day afternoon.

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Nearly 90 Area Athletes to Compete at State Track and Field Meet

Posted: Monday, May 14th, 2018 at 6:26 am

A total of 87 KCII-area athletes will be competing in 68 events this week at the Iowa State High School Track Meet.

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Race to Kidzfest Friday

Posted: Monday, May 14th, 2018 at 6:26 am

Race to downtown Washington Friday for Washington County Hospital and Clinic’s annual Kidzfest.

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Mid-Prairie Groups Collaborating to Provide Free Summer Lunches

Posted: Monday, May 14th, 2018 at 6:24 am

Three Mid-Prairie community groups are working together to provide free lunches to students and community members this summer.

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Low-Interest Loans Available for those Impacted by Drought

Posted: Monday, May 14th, 2018 at 6:23 am

Small nonfarm businesses in 15 Iowa counties have just under a month left to apply for federal disaster loans for economic injury.

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Henry County Breaking Ground on New Law Enforcement Center

Posted: Monday, May 14th, 2018 at 6:20 am

A groundbreaking ceremony for the new Henry County Law Enforcement Center will be held Wednesday.

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Summer Reading Kickoff Party

Posted: Sunday, May 13th, 2018 at 10:21 pm

Title: Summer Reading Kickoff Party
Description: Wellman-Scofield Public Library will be having a summer reading kick off skating party on Friday June 8th from 1-3 p.m. at the Wellman Skating Rink.
Date: 2018-06-08

Pop & Puzzles

Posted: Sunday, May 13th, 2018 at 10:20 pm

Title: Pop & Puzzles
Description: Wellman-Scofield Public Library is hosting Pop & Puzzles on Thursday May 31 from 1-2:30 p.m. Bring the kids to the library for something fun to do on the first day of summer break. They will have puzzles for all age levels set up and pop to drink while you work.
Date: 2018-05-31

Wayland Breakfast

Posted: Sunday, May 13th, 2018 at 10:19 pm

Title: Wayland Breakfast
Description: Wayland Economic Development is hosting a memorial day breakfast on Monday May 28 from 6:30-9 a.m. at the Wayland Community Center. They will be serving pancakes, eggs, sausage, juice, and coffee. A freewill offering is accepted with proceeds going towards ongoing projects.

Date: 2018-05-28

Goodwin Center Brunch

Posted: Sunday, May 13th, 2018 at 10:19 pm

Title: Goodwin Center Brunch
Description: Goodwin Senior Dining Center in Wellman is having a memorial day brunch on Monday May 28 from 8 a.m.-noon. Come join us for biscuits and gravy, sausage, scrambled eggs, coffee cake and more. Donations are accepted.
Date: 2018-05-28

Governor’s Candidate Forum

Posted: Sunday, May 13th, 2018 at 10:18 pm

Title: Governor\’s Candidate Forum
Description: Washington, Keokuk, Jefferson, and Henry County Democrats are sponsoring a governor’s candidate forum on Wednesday May 23 from 6-8:30 p.m. at Lake Darling State Park. Light refreshments will be available, donations are accepted.
Date: 2018-05-23

4-H Leaders Meeting

Posted: Sunday, May 13th, 2018 at 10:18 pm

Title: 4-H Leaders Meeting
Description: Washington County Extension is holding a pre-fair leaders’ meeting for all 4-H and Clover Kids club leaders on May 22 at 6:30 p.m. at the extension office. County fair forms, fair books, fair entry directions, fair t-shirt orders, and more will be distributed. Each club is highly encouraged to have at least one leader present.

Date: 2018-05-22

Canner Testing

Posted: Sunday, May 13th, 2018 at 10:16 pm

Title: Canner Testing
Description: Canning season will soon be here and Washington County Extension is offering testing of dial gauge pressure canners. Canner lids will be tested from 9-11 a.m. on May 22 and June 6. Lids may be dropped off at the extension office prior to those dates and picked up after testing or you may wait while they are tested. There is no charge for canners tested on these two dates.
Date: 2018-05-22

KidzFest

Posted: Sunday, May 13th, 2018 at 10:15 pm

Title: KidzFest
Description: Washington County Hospital and Clinics is hosting KidzFest 2018 Race to Health Friday May 18th from 4:30-7:30 p.m. at Washington Central Park. This fun family event features food, entertainment, activities, and prizes. In case of inclement weather event will be held at Washington High School.
Date: 2018-05-18