Archive for October, 2018

STEM Club Coming to Keota Elementary School

Posted: Thursday, October 11th, 2018 at 6:25 am

Keota Elementary School will be featuring a brand new after school STEM club for fourth, fifth, and sixth grade students.

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Weather Dampens Harvest Efforts

Posted: Thursday, October 11th, 2018 at 6:25 am

Iowa’s farmers had less than two days suitable for fieldwork last week, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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Marching Demon Nation Prepares for State Contest

Posted: Thursday, October 11th, 2018 at 6:24 am

Washington’s Marching Demon Nation will be performing their field show at the State Contest this Saturday.

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Washington School District Sees Increase in Graduation Rate Over Last Five Years

Posted: Thursday, October 11th, 2018 at 6:22 am

Iowa’s statewide average of high school graduation in 2017 was 91 percent.

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Iowa Transportation Commission Approves Funding for Phase Three of The Belva Deer Trail

Posted: Thursday, October 11th, 2018 at 6:22 am

The Iowa Transportation Commission has approved a total of $328,000 for a trail project in Keokuk County.

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Mid-Prairie Competing in State Marching Band Competition

Posted: Thursday, October 11th, 2018 at 6:20 am

The Mid-Prairie Marching Band will be competing in the 2018 Iowa High School Music Association State Contest in Pella.

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Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, October 10th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page KCII News speaks with 4-H Horse and Pony Club Leader Jessica Read for National 4-H Week.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, October 10th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re speaking with Doug Ommen, Iowa Insurance Commissioner, about the healthcare open enrollment period coming up in November.

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Dodici Trinity Birthday and Anniversary Show Winners Wednesday, October 10th

Posted: Wednesday, October 10th, 2018 at 7:56 am

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Cobras look to take down Indians

Posted: Wednesday, October 10th, 2018 at 7:35 am

After a 48-12 victory over Columbus last week, the Sigourney-Keota football team comes into their final home game of the season at 5-2, with two games left to play.  They’ll likely have to win their remaining two games to make the playoffs, and they’ll look to start that off on a high note on Friday against Wapello.

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Wolves fall to Bulldogs in a tight one

Posted: Wednesday, October 10th, 2018 at 7:13 am

The Winfield-Mt. Union volleyball team took to the road for one final regular season match last night, falling to Mediapolis three sets to none.

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Golden Hawks Reclaim Top Spot

Posted: Wednesday, October 10th, 2018 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk girls cross country team climbed back into the top spot in class 2A according to the latest poll from the Iowa Association of Track Coaches.

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Golden Hawks Out In Opening Round

Posted: Wednesday, October 10th, 2018 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk volleyball team saw their regular season come to an end Tuesday night in the opening round of the River Valley Conference Tournament.

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EuGene Leonard Kessel

Posted: Wednesday, October 10th, 2018 at 6:32 am

A Funeral Mass for 85-year-old EuGene Leonard Kessel of Ollie will be held at 10:30a.m Friday, October 12th at Mother Cabrini Church in Richland.

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Supervisor, Senate, and House Candidate Participate In Forum

Posted: Wednesday, October 10th, 2018 at 6:30 am

Eight candidates running for office in the upcoming elections took part in a forum Tuesday night in Washington.

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Local WWII Veteran Finally Receives Medals

Posted: Wednesday, October 10th, 2018 at 6:28 am

A 95-year-old World War II veteran who lives in Washington received service medals Tuesday, more than 70 years after the end of the war.

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Date Set for Hearing on Communications Building Loan

Posted: Wednesday, October 10th, 2018 at 6:27 am

The date has been set for a public hearing on a loan agreement to fund a new emergency communications building for Washington County.

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Sexual Assault Arrests Made in Henry County

Posted: Wednesday, October 10th, 2018 at 6:25 am

Two men were arrested in Henry County for sexual abuse of a minor. Fifty-four-year-old Randall Stewart of Salem and 25-year-old David Rice of Atkins were arrested for sexual abuse of a juvenile female.

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Area Students Collect More than 4,000 Diapers for Local Families

Posted: Wednesday, October 10th, 2018 at 6:24 am


Photos courtesy of Erin Almelien

Washington Middle School students far surpassed their goal of donating 1500 diapers to HACAP this week.

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Extension to Celebrate a Century in Washington County

Posted: Wednesday, October 10th, 2018 at 6:23 am

A century of helping Washington County with access to education and research will be celebrated Thursday with the 100th anniversary of Washington County Extension.

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