Archive for July, 2018

New Agreement Drafted for Northern Heights Subdivision in Riverside

Posted: Monday, July 30th, 2018 at 6:27 am

There may still be hope for a 70-home housing development north of Riverside.

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Vehicle Strikes Tree in Henry County, Three Injured

Posted: Monday, July 30th, 2018 at 6:26 am

Three people were injured after a vehicle struck a tree in Henry County.

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Totally Tubular Auction Brings in Nearly $3,000

Posted: Monday, July 30th, 2018 at 6:26 am


Photo by Sam McIntosh

Nearly $3,000 was raised through an annual art auction in downtown Washington Saturday.

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Sales Tax Holiday Approaches

Posted: Monday, July 30th, 2018 at 6:24 am

It’s time to get the kids ready to head back to school, and Iowa’s tax holiday is coming up on August 3 and 4.

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Winfield-Mt. Union Offering Free Breakfast for All Students

Posted: Monday, July 30th, 2018 at 6:24 am

Winfield-Mt. Union students will be guaranteed at least one free meal per school day this coming school year.

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Big Red Radio Rides Through RAGBRAI in Summer Town Tour

Posted: Monday, July 30th, 2018 at 6:20 am

Another RAGBRAI is in the books and KCII took part in the fun as thousands of bicyclists made their way across southeast Iowa.

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Lydia D. Johnson

Posted: Monday, July 30th, 2018 at 5:17 am

A celebration of life service for Lydia D. Johnson of Brighton will be held at 10:30a.m. Wednesday, August 1st at the Faith Christian Outreach Church in Mount Pleasant.

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Highland’s Stokes gets all-state honors

Posted: Sunday, July 29th, 2018 at 7:00 am

After a successful individual season, Highland’s Aly Stokes was given an honorable mention for the all-state softball team.

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Communications Financing and Planning Headlines Supervisor Agenda for Tuesday

Posted: Sunday, July 29th, 2018 at 6:24 am

After agreeing to a $6 million contract with RACOM Corporation of Marshalltown for new communications equipment, the Washington County Board of Supervisors will review the financing plan for the project at their next meeting.

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Brinton Film Festival Welcomes Visitors from Outside Iowa

Posted: Sunday, July 29th, 2018 at 6:24 am


Michael Zahs speaking at Brinton Film Festival July 27th.

“The secret is out,” are the words local historian Michael Zahs uttered as visitors from Nebraska, Illinois, and New York attended the 22nd annual Brinton Film Festival in Ainsworth this weekend.

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BREAKING NEWS: Brighton Teenager Fatally Struck by Train

Posted: Saturday, July 28th, 2018 at 12:23 pm

A Brighton teenager was struck and killed by a train Saturday.

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UPDATE: Boil Order for Olds Lifted

Posted: Saturday, July 28th, 2018 at 10:12 am

The boil order for the City of Olds has been lifted.

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Dodici Trinity Birthday and Anniversary Show Winners Saturday, July 28th

Posted: Saturday, July 28th, 2018 at 8:20 am

Tammy Mellert

Steve and Brenda Adrian from Washington.

Iowa Mennonite Baseball Slows Down Opponents Running Game

Posted: Saturday, July 28th, 2018 at 7:00 am

The Iowa Mennonite School baseball team made things tough on the opposition on the base paths this season.

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WMU’s Anderson named all-state

Posted: Saturday, July 28th, 2018 at 7:00 am

Madie Anderson lit it up in the circle in her freshman season at Winfield-Mt. Union.  She was the only player on the Wolves roster to throw a pitch all season long, and did it well enough to earn herself a naming to the third all-state softball team.

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A season in review: Winfield-Mt. Union softball

Posted: Saturday, July 28th, 2018 at 7:00 am

After a 2-1 loss to Lynnville-Sully in the first round of the district playoffs, the Winfield-Mt. Union softball team finished with an overall record of 11-8; the program’s first winning season in at least the last decade.

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Bicyclists Visit Kalona Friday in RAGBRAI

Posted: Saturday, July 28th, 2018 at 6:29 am


RAGBRAI went through Kalona July 27th. Photos by Sam McIntosh.

With a bicycle in one hand and a Kalona Bar in the other, thousands of visitors made their way through Kalona Friday as the meeting town stop during day six of RAGBRAI.

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Southeast Iowa Faces Drought Conditions

Posted: Saturday, July 28th, 2018 at 6:28 am

Southern Iowa is under drought conditions.

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Annual Brinton Film Festival Concludes Tonight

Posted: Saturday, July 28th, 2018 at 6:25 am

Some of the world’s oldest silent films can be seen in Ainsworth tonight at the 22nd annual Brinton Film Festival.

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Chrzan Sentenced Up to 50 Years in Prison for Death of 17-Month-Old Daughter

Posted: Saturday, July 28th, 2018 at 6:24 am


Video by KCII News

A Riverside woman has been sentenced to up to 50 years in prison for child endangerment resulting in the death of her 17-month-old daughter.

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