Archive for June, 2018

Big Red Radio Broadcasts Live from Kalona Days

Posted: Monday, June 25th, 2018 at 6:20 am


Photos by Sam McIntosh

Live music and kids’ activities were enjoyed at Kalona Days this weekend with the theme “Celebrate Our Roots.”

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Nannette Grimes

Posted: Monday, June 25th, 2018 at 5:17 am

Funeral services for 67-year-old Nannette Grimes of Brighton will be held Tuesday, June 26th at 6p.m. at the First Church of God in Brighton, where family and friends will then process to Oak Ridge Cemetery for a graveside service at 6:30p.m.

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Dodici Trinity Birthday and Anniversary Show Winners Sunday, June 24th

Posted: Sunday, June 24th, 2018 at 7:31 am

Aimee & Ken Reed

Lake Darling State Park Hosts University of Iowa Wildlife Camp

Posted: Sunday, June 24th, 2018 at 6:24 am

University of Iowa Recreational Services is hosting a wildlife camp this week at Lake Darling State Park.

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Drought Conditions Continue in Southern Third of Iowa

Posted: Sunday, June 24th, 2018 at 6:23 am

Drought conditions in Iowa lessened slightly from last week to this week.

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Savage softball slays Eagles

Posted: Saturday, June 23rd, 2018 at 8:05 am

The Sigourney Savage softball team handed Keota a 15-3 loss in three innings in a battle of two KCII area teams last night.

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Dodici Trinity Birthday and Anniversary Show Winners Saturday, June 23rd

Posted: Saturday, June 23rd, 2018 at 7:47 am

Charlotte Moore of Columbus City

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Posted: Saturday, June 23rd, 2018 at 7:33 am

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Iowa Mennonite Set for IMS Classic Saturday

Posted: Saturday, June 23rd, 2018 at 7:00 am

Saturday marks the home IMS Classic tournament for the Iowa Mennonite School baseball and softball teams on their campus in Kalona.

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Iowa Mennonite Breaks Out Brooms on Lions

Posted: Saturday, June 23rd, 2018 at 7:00 am

The Iowa Mennonite School baseball team swept a Southeast Iowa Superconference doubleheader from their rival Lone Tree Friday on the road, winning game one 5-1 and game two 4-1.

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Basketball Hoops Installed in Kalona Community Center

Posted: Saturday, June 23rd, 2018 at 6:27 am


Photo courtesy of Kalona Community Center.

Crews are preparing for the gym floor to be installed in the Kalona Community Center.

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If Thunder Roars, Go Indoors Stay Safe When Lightning is Nearby

Posted: Saturday, June 23rd, 2018 at 6:26 am

Severe weather has hit the KCII-listening area in the last week and one threat that came with those storms was lightning.

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Protect Your Skin with Sunscreen Even on Cloudy Days

Posted: Saturday, June 23rd, 2018 at 6:25 am

With cloudy, rainy days lately it may not be feeling like summer but the season officially started on Thursday with the summer solstice and with that you are reminded to protect your skin with sunscreen.

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Mid-Prairie Updating Chromebooks for Seventh Grade Students

Posted: Saturday, June 23rd, 2018 at 6:24 am

Developing future-ready skills like collaboration, critical thinking, creativity, and digital citizenship are objectives of Mid-Prairie Middle School.

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County Driver’s License Department to Close for One Week

Posted: Saturday, June 23rd, 2018 at 6:24 am

The Driver’s License Department in the Washington County Treasurer’s Office will be closed for one week.

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Washington County Fair to Host Second Annual Dairy Alumni Showmanship Class

Posted: Saturday, June 23rd, 2018 at 6:22 am

Washington County 4-H and FFA alumni are invited to take part in a showmanship class at the Washington County Fair in three weeks.

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Drive Cautiously Through Construction

Posted: Saturday, June 23rd, 2018 at 6:22 am

When driving through construction zones slow down and pay attention.

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More Southeast Iowa Campers Flocking to Lake Darling this Season

Posted: Saturday, June 23rd, 2018 at 6:20 am

As two southeast Iowa state parks are closed for renovations this summer, an influx of campers have come to Lake Darling State Park.

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Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Friday, June 22nd, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Jane Davis about distributing 500 bike helmets to area kids.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, June 22nd, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with Washington farmer Michael Vittetoe about a Practical Farmers of Iowa field day on cover crops he’s hosting on June 26. This is part two of a two-part interview.

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