Archive for July, 2018

Keokuk Courthouse Offices to be Closed During RAGBRAI

Posted: Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 at 6:20 am

As Sigourney serves as an overnight stop during RAGBRAI next week several courthouse offices will be closed.

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Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page, KCII News speaks with 4-H member David Hora about the swine show and activities scheduled for Kids Day this Wednesday at the Washington County Fair.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with Kalona City Administrator Ryan Schlabaugh about plans for RAGBRAI and volunteer needs. To sign up to volunteer click here.

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Dog Agility Results

Posted: Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 at 9:37 am

Dodici Trinity Birthday and Anniversary Show Winners Tuesday, July 17th

Posted: Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 at 8:05 am

Andrew Brock Washington

Jim and Audra Hershberger Wellman

Four Wolves get all-conference nods

Posted: Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 at 7:56 am

After posting a winning season, the Winfield-Mt. Union softball team got some all-conference recognition this season, with four Wolves being named All-SEISC in some capacity.

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Three Lions get All-SEISC honors

Posted: Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 at 7:48 am

The Lone Tree Lion softball team had three players named to this season’s all-conference teams for the Southeast Iowa Superconference’s north division.

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Iowa Mennonite Faces Lions With State Berth in the Balance

Posted: Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 at 7:00 am

The Iowa Mennonite School baseball team travels to Washington Tuesday to take on the Lisbon Lions in the substate round of the class 1A playoffs.

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Washington County 4-H Family Takes Aerial Photo at the Fair

Posted: Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 at 6:28 am


Photo courtesy of Continuum Ag.

4-H members, volunteers, and families from across Washington County all come together one week a year.

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Sentencing Hearing for What Cheer Man Charged with Attempted Murder Friday

Posted: Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 at 6:26 am


Johnathan James Ray Walker

A sentencing hearing is scheduled this Friday for a Keokuk County man charged with attempted murder.

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Driver Cited After Two-Vehicle Wreck in Washington Sunday

Posted: Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 at 6:26 am


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A Washington resident was cited after a two-vehicle wreck Sunday.

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July Weather on Pace for Averages

Posted: Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 at 6:25 am

July weather has been near normal averages so far halfway through the month in Washington.

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Reports Focus of Public Health at Thursday’s Board Meeting

Posted: Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 at 6:25 am

Thursday the Washington County Board of Health will receive the latest environmental and public health reports at their meeting.

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Summertime Sun Safety is Important

Posted: Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 at 6:25 am

July offers plenty of opportunities to get outdoors including county fairs, ballgames, fishing, hiking and more but while enjoying these activities remember sun safety.

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Mid-Prairie Resolves Space Issue for East Elementary

Posted: Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 at 6:24 am


The Mid-Prairie School Board met on July 9th. Photo by Sam McIntosh

The Mid-Prairie School Board decided on where music in the East Elementary School will be taught.

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Sigourney Fire and Rescue Improves Mobility with New Equipment

Posted: Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 at 6:20 am

Whether it’s rescuing a stranded resident or reaching a fire, the Sigourney Fire-Rescue Association has become better equipped to respond to emergency situations.

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Bess Marie Edwards

Posted: Monday, July 16th, 2018 at 1:40 pm

Private interment for 98-year-old Bess Marie Edwards of Washington will be held at Elm Grove Cemetery in Washington.

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Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Monday, July 16th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page, KCII News speaks with 4-H member Jameson Bell about Little Hands On the Farm at the Washington County Fair this week.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, July 16th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with Jim Cuddeback about a hunter education course the Iowa Department of Natural Resources is hosting in West Chester later this month. To register for the course click here.

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Dog Obedience Results

Posted: Monday, July 16th, 2018 at 10:43 am

Showmanship – Beginner
Champion – Grace Puttmann
Reserve – Hannah Rodgers

Showmanship – Advanced
Champion – Ellie Todd
Reserve – Jolee Walker

Pre-Novice A
Champion – Haylie Trowbridge
Reserve – Meredith Roth

Pre-Novice B
Champion – Maya Murphy
Reserve – Grace Puttmann

Sub-Novice
Champion – Ellie Todd
Reserve – Brynn Beenblossom

Novice
Champion – Jolee Walker
Reserve – Olivia Pacha (pronounced Pay-shuh)

Graduate
Champion – Zoe Fisher
Reserve – Kyleigh Dolan

Overall Grand Champion Dog
Champion – Ellie Todd
Reserve – Brynn Beenblossom

Most Improved
Izzy Jones