Archive for June, 2018

Southeast Iowa Communities Look Back on 10th Anniversary of Flood

Posted: Thursday, June 14th, 2018 at 6:24 am


Oakville in July 2008.

Ten years ago this week floods impacted eastern Iowa communities, damaging homes, buildings, and crops, and forcing many to evacuate their residences.

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School Board Thanks Dicks at His Final Washington Meeting

Posted: Thursday, June 14th, 2018 at 6:24 am

After three years leading the Washington Community School District, Superintendent Jeff Dicks attended his final school board meeting with the Demons Wednesday.

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Southeast Iowa Corn on Par with Five-Year Average, Soybeans Ahead

Posted: Thursday, June 14th, 2018 at 6:23 am


USDA image

Statewide there were 5.1 days suitable for fieldwork last week.

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Mid-Prairie Implementing Elementary Handwriting Curriculum Next Fall

Posted: Thursday, June 14th, 2018 at 6:20 am

A handwriting curriculum for preschool through fourth grade will be implemented at the Mid-Prairie School District next fall.

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John Glick

Posted: Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 at 4:41 pm

A graveside service for 75-year-old John D. Glick of Hillsboro will be held Sunday (9/2) at 4 p.m. at the South Gingerich Cemetery in rural Kalona.

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Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Senator Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) about the G-7 and President Trump’s meeting with North Korea.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re looking back on the 10th anniversary of the flood that affected southeast Iowa. For the final program of this series we’re talking with Columbus Junction Mayor and Louisa County Fair Board member Mark Huston about the flood’s impact on the Louisa County Fairgrounds.

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Wayne R. Parsons

Posted: Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 at 8:19 am

Funeral services for 93-year-old Wayne R. Parsons of rural Richland will be held at 10:30a.m. Saturday, June 16th at the Woolson Friends Church Fellowship Hall.

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Dodici Trinity Birthday and Anniversary Show Winner Wednesday, June 13th

Posted: Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 at 8:04 am

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Barbara Weaver

Posted: Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 at 7:49 am

Funeral services for 63-year-old Barbara Weaver of Kalona will be held at 10a.m. Friday, June 15th at the Fairview Mennonite Church in rural Kalona. Burial will be at the Sharon Bethel Cemetery.

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Hawks Swept By Wildcats

Posted: Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie softball team hosted No. 1 in class 2A Durant on Tuesday night at Carr, Vincent, Gould Field in Kalona.

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Iowa Mennonite Hosts Comets for Superconference Clash

Posted: Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 at 7:00 am

The Iowa Mennonite School baseball and softball teams will host the Cardinal Comets Wednesday afternoon in a Superconference crossover.

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Iowa Mennonite Holds Off Nikes For Road Win

Posted: Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 at 7:00 am

The Iowa Mennonite School baseball team traveled to Burlington, Notre Dame and scored a 5-2 road win Tuesday night.

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Hawks Snap Skid With Split

Posted: Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk baseball team ended a nine game losing streak Tuesday, splitting a River Valley Conference doubleheader with visiting Durant, falling in game one 7-5 in nine innings and taking game two 11-6.

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Spirit Ride Visits Washington, Reminds Motorists to Move Over and Slow Down for Vehicles with Emergency Lights

Posted: Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 at 6:29 am

A casket painted in red, white, and blue depicting the many professions that work on our nation’s roadsides was towed into Washington Tuesday – it’s called The Spirit.

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Work Continues on G36, Road Closed Again

Posted: Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 at 6:27 am

Work on nearly two miles of G36 has restarted. While 220th Street, or G36, is under construction the road is closed to thru traffic.

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Sigourney Man Enters Plea Agreement for Stalking, Harassment of Minor

Posted: Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 at 6:26 am


Daniel Gragg

A Sigourney man pled guilty to counts of stalking and harassment of a 16-year-old Webster girl.

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YMCA of Washington County Applying for Enhance Iowa Grant, Request Funding from County

Posted: Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 at 6:25 am

The YMCA of Washington County made a funding request at Tuesday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.

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