Archive for November, 2018

PAWS and More Holiday Open House

Posted: Wednesday, November 14th, 2018 at 9:47 pm

Title: PAWS and More Holiday Open House
Location: PAWS and More
Description: Help an animal this holiday season by stopping by the 2018 PAWS and More Holiday Open House. 1004 1/2 West Madison Street, Washington, Iowa Saturday, December 1, 2018 • 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Date: 2018-12-01

Saturated Buffer Field Day

Posted: Wednesday, November 14th, 2018 at 9:46 pm

Title: Saturated Buffer Field Day
Location: Hillsboro Community Center
Description: Iowa Learning Farms, along with the Lower Skunk Water Quality and Soil Health Initiative and Henry County Soil and Water Conservation District, will host a cover crops and saturated buffer field day on Wednesday, November 28th from 12:00-2:00 p.m. at the Hillsboro Community Center. The event is free, open to the whole family and includes a complimentary meal.
Date: 2018-11-28

A Christmas in Faith

Posted: Wednesday, November 14th, 2018 at 9:45 pm

Title: A Christmas in Faith
Location: St. Mark\’s Lutheran Church
Description: Please join us for A Christmas in Faith , a Free Community Event on December 2nd at 3 p.m at the St. Mark\’s Lutheran Church in Marion. A Christmas in Faith is filled with inspiring Christmas carols, music from the historic Opus 695 pipe organ, choir, harp, flute and bells.
Date: 2018-12-02

Holiday Open House

Posted: Wednesday, November 14th, 2018 at 9:44 pm

Title: Holiday Open House
Location: Kalona Historical Village
Description: The Kalona Historical Village will be having their Holiday Open House and Handmade Show on Saturday December 1st from 10 am – 4 pm Shop locally this holiday season and enjoy some homemade treats and samples while you shop.

Date: 2018-12-01

Opt Outside Hike

Posted: Wednesday, November 14th, 2018 at 9:43 pm

Title: Opt Outside Hike
Location: Marr Park
Description: The Washington County Conservation Board is hosting an Opt Outside Hike on Black Friday. The Washington County Conservation Board hopes to bring solace to others during a potential stressful time of year. The hike will be held at Marr Park, beginning at 1:00 p.m. on November 23.
Date: 2018-11-23

Candle Light Tour

Posted: Wednesday, November 14th, 2018 at 9:19 pm

Title: Candle Light Tour
Location: Downtown Square
Description: The Washington Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 28th Annual Candle Light Tour of
Homes, which raises funds for the holiday lights on the downtown square. On December
1 from 4-8pm & December 2 from 1-4pm, the Chamber invites all to join in the
festivities, as five of Washington’s homes are going to be open for tours, showcasing
both the history and new development of our city.

Start Date: 2018-12-01
End Date: 2018-12-02

Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, November 14th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page KCII News speaks with local author Dave Stoufer about his new book The Reverend Mr. J.C. this is part two of a two-part interview. A book reading will be held at the Washington Public Library at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, November 14th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re joined by Jen Robertson, who is helping to put together the Mid-Prairie Post Prom fundraiser on Saturday.

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11 WMU Volleyball Players Named Academic All-Conference

Posted: Wednesday, November 14th, 2018 at 7:31 am

The Winfield-Mt. Union volleyball team capped off a successful season with a trip to the district semifinals.  But positives continued to rack up even after the season was done, with 11 Lady Wolves receiving recognition for academic success and being named to the SEISC’s academic all-conference list.

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Columbus XC Gets Five Named Academic All-Conference

Posted: Wednesday, November 14th, 2018 at 7:18 am

The Columbus cross country teams demonstrated success on and off the running path, from the race course to their course work.  As a result of their academic success, five Wildcats were given the honor of academic all-conference.

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Hawks Win Thriller in Hall of Pride Game

Posted: Wednesday, November 14th, 2018 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie girls basketball team hosted Clear Creek Amana Tuesday night at Tim Grady Gymnasium in their annual Hall of Pride game.

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Iowa Mennonite Recognized For Classroom and Court Work

Posted: Wednesday, November 14th, 2018 at 7:00 am

The Iowa Mennonite School volleyball team received recognition this week from the Southeast Iowa Superconference for their accomplishments this fall.

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Grain Bin Rescue Near Brighton

Posted: Wednesday, November 14th, 2018 at 6:33 am

Area fire departments rescued a person from a grain bin near Brighton Tuesday night.

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Pedersen Ordered to Psychiatric Hospital for Restoration Treatment

Posted: Wednesday, November 14th, 2018 at 6:26 am

Judge Crystal Cronk has signed off on an order to send Clarence Dean Pedersen to the Iowa Medical and Classification Center Forensic Psychiatric Hospital in Coralville for restoration treatment. 

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Is Tornado Alley Shifting? Iowa No. 1 in Tornadoes

Posted: Wednesday, November 14th, 2018 at 6:26 am

Iowa leads the country in a weather category this year – number of preliminary tornado reports.

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Highland School Board Issues Apology

Posted: Wednesday, November 14th, 2018 at 6:25 am

The Highland School Board issued an apology to Abigail Sojka for violating her right to free speech. 

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Great American Smokeout Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, November 14th, 2018 at 6:24 am

People who smoke are urged to quit Thursday during the American Cancer Society’s 43rd Annual Great American Smokeout.

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Harvest Drawing to a Close, Behind Average

Posted: Wednesday, November 14th, 2018 at 6:23 am

The end of harvest is in sight for Iowa’s farmers and both the corn and soybean harvests are behind the five-year average.

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Wapello has Issued a Boil Order

Posted: Wednesday, November 14th, 2018 at 6:22 am

The City of Wapello ordered a boil water advisory for its residents. 

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What Percentage of Veterans Constitutes the Local Population

Posted: Wednesday, November 14th, 2018 at 6:22 am


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Veterans represent between 8.5 and 10.0 percent of Iowa’s population.

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