Archive for July, 2018

Erna Grace Maye

Posted: Monday, July 23rd, 2018 at 11:50 am

A memorial service for 85-year-old Erna Grace “Ricki” Maye will be at 4 p.m. Wednesday (7/25) at the Yoder-Powell Funeral Home in Kalona.

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FOR SALE

Posted: Monday, July 23rd, 2018 at 8:46 am

burn barrels/plastic barrels

yard decorations

641-919-8795

Six Huskies named All-Conference

Posted: Monday, July 23rd, 2018 at 7:59 am

After a 17-12 season, the Highland Husky baseball team had six players named to one of the three all-conference teams for the Southeast Iowa Superconference’s north division.

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Dodici Trinity Birthday and Anniversary Show Winners Monday, July 23rd

Posted: Monday, July 23rd, 2018 at 7:57 am

Jennifer Young Ainsworth

Travis and Shae Goodwin

A season in review: Highland baseball

Posted: Monday, July 23rd, 2018 at 7:20 am

With their loss to HLV in round two of the playoffs, the Highland Husky baseball team capped off the program’s fifth straight winning season.

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A season in review: Keota baseball

Posted: Monday, July 23rd, 2018 at 7:05 am

The Keota Eagle baseball team fell in the first round of the playoffs to KCII area foe Iowa Mennonite, capping off the program’s first winning season since 2011.

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Eighth Grader Vercande Puts River Valley on Notice

Posted: Monday, July 23rd, 2018 at 7:00 am

Many times when athletes move up to the varsity level, there is a period of adjustment that needs to take place before that player can have success.

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Portion of Orange Avenue to Be Closed for Bridge Project

Posted: Monday, July 23rd, 2018 at 6:27 am


Map courtesy of the Washington County Engineer’s Office.

A portion of Orange Avenue south of Kalona will be closed for a bridge replacement project.

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Washington Airport Receives Grant

Posted: Monday, July 23rd, 2018 at 6:25 am

Congressman Dave Loebsack was at the Washington Airport Friday.

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Nancy Schmidt Inducted into 4-H Hall of Fame

Posted: Monday, July 23rd, 2018 at 6:25 am


Washington County 4-H/Youth Coordinator Amy Green presents 4-H Hall of Fame honor to Nancy Schmidt. Photo by Sam McIntosh.

A former Washington County Extension Director received the honor of being this year’s inductee in the Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame.

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Assistance available through Iowa Water Quality Initiative

Posted: Monday, July 23rd, 2018 at 6:25 am

It’s time for Iowa farmers to apply for funds that are available to help install practices that protect water quality. Practices eligible for this funding are cover crops, no-till or strip till, or using a nitrification inhibitor when applying fertilizer.

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Big Red Radio Visits County Fairs, RAGBRAI Next

Posted: Monday, July 23rd, 2018 at 6:24 am


Big Red Radio at Louisa County Fair. Photo by Sam McIntosh.

The KCII Big Red Radio made its annual stop at three county fairs last week as part of the KCII Summer Town Tour.

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Wellman Man Arrested on Warrant

Posted: Monday, July 23rd, 2018 at 6:24 am

 

At 8:44 Friday evening, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office made a vehicle stop at the intersection of 2nd street and 9th avenue in Wellman.

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Washington City Council Holds Special Session Tuesday

Posted: Monday, July 23rd, 2018 at 6:23 am

A special work session regarding the fire station construction project will be held by the Washington City Council Tuesday.

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Local Business Owner and Artist to be Remembered this Week

Posted: Monday, July 23rd, 2018 at 6:20 am


Doris Park and her husband Stephen Maxon with a clay mold of their Herbert Hoover statue in 2017. Photo by Sam McIntosh

A local artist’s life will be celebrated this week.

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Golden Hawk Football Camp Set End of Month

Posted: Sunday, July 22nd, 2018 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk football team will be back on the practice field at the end of the month for their annual camp.

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Supervisors Continue Discussion in Ongoing Matters

Posted: Sunday, July 22nd, 2018 at 6:25 am

Two large projects from previous meetings headline the agenda at this week’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.

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Wellman Still Seeking Volunteers for RAGBRAI

Posted: Sunday, July 22nd, 2018 at 6:24 am

Whether you’ve got a pair of wheels between your legs or you’re a local resident, the City of Wellman encourages you to support local organizations fundraising when RAGBRAI comes through town.

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Dodici Trinity Birthday and Anniversary Show Winners Saturday, July 21st

Posted: Saturday, July 21st, 2018 at 7:54 am

Sawyer Shalla of Washington

Dick and Donna Swartzendruber of Wellman

A season in review: Washington Demon baseball

Posted: Saturday, July 21st, 2018 at 7:00 am

The Washington Demon baseball team fell in the first round of the playoffs to end their season last Saturday, capping off the team’s first 20+ win season since 2012.

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