Archive for June, 2018

Avoid Pediatric Vehicular Heatstroke, Always Check Your Backseat

Posted: Friday, June 8th, 2018 at 6:27 am

In 2017, 42 children died due to pediatric vehicular heat stroke according to the National Safety Council.

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More Democrats Voted in Primary in Washington County than Republicans

Posted: Friday, June 8th, 2018 at 6:26 am

Washington County had 1,573 people cast ballots in the primary election Tuesday, and 54% were Democrats.

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Riverside Awards Tax Increment Financing of $475,000 for Apartment Complex

Posted: Friday, June 8th, 2018 at 6:26 am

A new residential and commercial space will be receiving tax increment financing from the City of Riverside.

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Keokuk County Looking Towards Permanent Patching of Buckled Roads

Posted: Friday, June 8th, 2018 at 6:24 am

Keokuk County maintenance crews are working to repair county roads after recent heat-influenced blowups.

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Sign Up Open for New CRP Acres

Posted: Friday, June 8th, 2018 at 6:22 am

Eligible farmers and private landowners can sign up now for the voluntary Conservation Reserve Program.

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Control Weeds in Your Garden

Posted: Friday, June 8th, 2018 at 6:20 am


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Be proactive to minimize weeds in your gardens or home lawns.

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Handicapped Persons Enjoy Fishing Day at Marr Park

Posted: Friday, June 8th, 2018 at 6:20 am


Washington County Sheriff Jared Schneider gives out fishing awards May 6. Photo by Sam McIntosh.

From tiniest fish to most fish caught, awards were given to participants who took part in the annual handicapped fishing day at Marr Park.

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Richland VBS

Posted: Friday, June 8th, 2018 at 3:33 am

Title: Richland VBS
Description: Richland Area Vacation Bible School will be held July 8-12 from 6-8:45 p.m. at Mother Cabrini Parish Center. Kids 4 years old through 5th grade are welcome. Registration will be at 5:30 p.m. each night. Sixth graders and older are welcome to help.
Start Date: 2018-07-08
End Date: 2018-07-12

Young Farmer Meeting

Posted: Friday, June 8th, 2018 at 3:32 am

Title: Young Farmer Meeting
Description: Washington County Extension will be hosting a Beginning Young Farmer meeting on June 28 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Southeast Iowa Research and Demonstration Farm near Crawfordsville. The meeting is open to all beginning farmers from southeast Iowa. There is no charge to attend and supper will be provided. Call 319-653-4811 to rsvp.
Date: 2018-06-28

Bereavement Luncheon

Posted: Friday, June 8th, 2018 at 3:31 am

Title: Bereavement Luncheon
Description: Iowa City Hospice is hosting a bereavement luncheon on Thursday June 28 at 11:30 a.m. at JW Foods in Kalona. This is a social luncheon, open to all bereaved, to provide an opportunity to connect and share common experiences with others. To rsvp call 319-351-5665.
Date: 2018-06-28

Outdoor Movie Night

Posted: Friday, June 8th, 2018 at 3:31 am

Title: Outdoor Movie Night
Description: Mid-Prairie Student Boosters is hosting an outdoor movie night on Wednesday June 27 at 8 p.m. at Mid-Prairie West Elementary in Wellman. They will be showing The Goonies. There will be free popcorn, bring lawn chairs, blankets, and drinks. All are invited to attend.
Date: 2018-06-27

Winfield Active Day

Posted: Friday, June 8th, 2018 at 3:30 am

Title: Winfield Active Day
Description: Winfield Community Development group is hosting Winfield Stay Active Day on Saturday June 23. There will be free swim at the Winfield Community Pool from 5-8 p.m. and homemade ice cream.
Date: 2018-06-23

Thursday Night Live

Posted: Friday, June 8th, 2018 at 3:29 am

Title: Thursday Night Live
Description: Mad Creek Mudcats will be performing at Thursday Night Live on June 14 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the downtown square in Washington. Mad Creek Mudcats are a traditional jazz band playing popular music from 1900-1930s followed by the Washington Municipal Band at 8 p.m.
Date: 2018-06-12

Brown Bags & Bags

Posted: Friday, June 8th, 2018 at 3:29 am

Title: Brown Bags & Bags
Description: Washington Public Library will be having Brown Bags & Books Tuesday June 12 at noon. Mimi will be reading heartwarming tales of beloved dogs and treasured cats by a variety of author
Date: 2018-06-12

Genealogical Society

Posted: Friday, June 8th, 2018 at 3:28 am

Title: Genealogical Society
Description: 6/12
The Washington County Genealogical Society will meet Tuesday June 12 at 7 p.m. at the Washington Public Library. There will be a program about “Samuel Hall: 47 Years a Slave – 47 Years a Free Man” presented by Joanne Breen.

Date: 2018-06-12

Mary Duffey

Posted: Thursday, June 7th, 2018 at 5:49 pm

Funeral mass for 94-year-old Mary “Margie” Duffey of Lone Tree will be held at 2 p.m. Monday (6/11) at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Lone Tree.

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Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, June 7th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Washington County Emergency Management Coordinator Marissa Reisen about heat illness. Today is Heat Safety Awareness Day.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, June 7th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with Anita Swartzendruber about the free Wayland Community Garden during National Garden Week.

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Shirley Smothers

Posted: Thursday, June 7th, 2018 at 10:12 am

Funeral services for 84-year-old Shirley “Sue” Smothers of Lone Tree are at 10:30 a.m. Friday (6/8) at Lone Tree Presbyterian Church.

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FOR SALE

Posted: Thursday, June 7th, 2018 at 8:50 am

1986 Ford F150 $1200

319-461-5857