Archive for July, 2018

Seward Participates in Trump Administration Outreach Program to Local Government

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

Photo Courtesy of Jack Seward Jr.

It isn’t every day that a presidential administration reaches out to local government in southeast Iowa.

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Extension Promotes Water Gardens as a Way to Accent Landscape

Posted: Saturday, July 28th, 2018 at 6:23 am

The summer months are a perfect time to reconfigure the landscape of your property and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach suggests exploring water features including water gardens.

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No Pesticide Testing in Washington in August

Posted: Saturday, July 28th, 2018 at 6:22 am

The Iowa Department of Ag and Land Stewardship will not offer pesticide testing in August at the Washington County Extension office.

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Mid-Prairie Marching Band Plays for RAGBRAI Visitors, Raises Funds for New Uniforms

Posted: Saturday, July 28th, 2018 at 6:20 am


Mid-Prairie Marching Band plays for RAGBRAI bicyclists Friday. Photos by Sam McIntosh.

RAGBRAI isn’t a race but riders were treated to the Queen song “Bicycle Race” as they entered Kalona by members of the Mid-Prairie Marching Band.

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2018 Washington County Fair Communications Night Information

Posted: Friday, July 27th, 2018 at 4:01 pm

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2018 Washington County Fair Livestock Auction Information

Posted: Friday, July 27th, 2018 at 3:58 pm

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

Posted: Friday, July 27th, 2018 at 3:03 pm

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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2018 Washington County Fair Livestock Judging Results

Posted: Friday, July 27th, 2018 at 1:06 pm

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Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Friday, July 27th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On today’s edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page KCII News speaks with Washington County Supervisor Jack Seward Jr. about his trip to Washington D.C. to participate in the Local Elected Officials of Iowa Conference with the White House of Office of Intergovernmental Affairs. This is part two of a two-part interview.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, July 27th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with Winfield-Mt. Union Elementary Principal Gabe Wylder about his recent trip to Puerto Rico and visiting the Luis Muñoz Rivera School which was impacted by Hurricane Maria. This is part two of a two-part interview.

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Posted: Friday, July 27th, 2018 at 8:48 am

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A season in review: Sigourney baseball

Posted: Friday, July 27th, 2018 at 7:00 am

After a first-round loss to Cardinal of Eldon in the district playoffs, the Sigourney baseball team finished their season with a 12-10 record.

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A season in review: Lone Tree baseball

Posted: Friday, July 27th, 2018 at 7:00 am

After a run to the second round of the regional tournament and a loss to an eventual championship contender in Lisbon, the Lone Tree Lion baseball team finished out the year with a 10-18 record.

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Tornow Tough on Opposing Batters

Posted: Friday, July 27th, 2018 at 7:00 am

Mid-Prairie sophomore Brad Tornow continued his dominance on the mound in his second year for the Golden Hawks.

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Soybean Farmers Fear Trade Dispute Not Ending Soon with Aid Package

Posted: Friday, July 27th, 2018 at 6:28 am

A $12 billion aid package was announced by the U.S. Department of Agriculture this week to provide short-term assistance to farmers struggling under the economic stress of the country’s trade war with China.

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Sigourney Welcomes RAGBRAI to Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, July 27th, 2018 at 6:25 am

The 46th annual RAGBRAI ride brought thousands of bicyclists to Sigourney on Thursday.

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Invasive Jumping Worm Makes Appearance in Iowa

Posted: Friday, July 27th, 2018 at 6:24 am

An invasive species of earthworm was recently confirmed in Dubuque and Muscatine counties by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

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Corn, Soybeans Ahead of Schedule

Posted: Friday, July 27th, 2018 at 6:24 am

The Iowa Crop Progress and Condition report was released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service Tuesday.

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Date Set for Kalona Community Center Ribbon Cutting

Posted: Friday, July 27th, 2018 at 6:24 am


Photo by Sam McIntosh.

A date has been set for a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Kalona Community Center.

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