Archive for November, 2018

Supervisors Officially Approve Hire of Conservation Director, Center Coordinator

Posted: Wednesday, November 28th, 2018 at 6:23 am

The official hire of two employees for the Washington County Conservation Department was approved at Tuesday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.

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Sarcoma Research Gifted $70,000 by Courage Ride

Posted: Wednesday, November 28th, 2018 at 6:22 am

Cancer research is getting a $70,000 boost following a fundraiser in Washington County.

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Louden Machinery Building Receives $2.2 Million Tax Credit

Posted: Wednesday, November 28th, 2018 at 6:22 am

The Louden Machinery Building in Fairfield was awarded a $2.2 million tax credit as a part of the Historic Preservation Tax Credit program. 

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Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page KCII News speaks with Washington Chamber of Commerce Event Coordinator Alisha Davis about the Candlelight Tour of Homes. This is part one of a two-part interview.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re joined by Friends of Lake Darling board member Dr. Fay Vittetoe to talk about what changes are coming to Lake Darling State Park. This is part 1/2 of the interview.

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Dodici Trinity Brithday and Anniversary Show Winners Tuesday, November 27th

Posted: Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 at 7:54 am

Travis Swift Washington

Paul and Sally Beezly 60 years

Demon Wrestling Starts Up Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 at 7:53 am

The Washington wrestling team makes its long-awaited return to the mats tonight, heading to Marengo for three duels against Iowa Valley, Benton Community and HLV.

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New Demon Season Starts Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 at 7:24 am

After a 6-14 campaign a season ago, the Washington Demon boys’ basketball team gets a clean sleight and a fresh start tonight when they hit the road to take on Iowa City Liberty.

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Lone Tree and Iowa Mennonite Meet to Renew Rivalry

Posted: Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 at 7:00 am

One of the best hardwood rivalries in southeast Iowa is ready for its next chapter tonight when the Iowa Mennonite School boys and girls basketball teams welcome Lone Tree to Hillcrest Union in Kalona.

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Golden Hawks Start New Season Tuesday

Posted: Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk wrestling team will hit the mat for the first time on the new year Tuesday when they travel to English Valleys.

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Keep Warm When Venturing Outdoors

Posted: Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 at 6:28 am

Be careful in the cold temperatures following Sunday’s storm.

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Over 20 Wrecks in Washington County During Storm

Posted: Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 at 6:26 am


Iowa DOT snow plow photo from 9:30 a.m. Monday

Area first responders, sheriff’s personnel, plow drivers and tow truck operators were busy following Sunday’s blizzard.

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Heavy Snowfall can Impose Carbon Monoxide Risks

Posted: Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 at 6:26 am

Heavy snowfall can bring carbon monoxide poisoning risks. 

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Avoid Tows and Fines by Following Snow Ordinances in Kalona

Posted: Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 at 6:24 am

It’s important to be aware of snow ordinances, as not following them could result in a fine or having your car impounded. 

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Clear Sidewalks of Snow Per City Code

Posted: Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 at 6:23 am

Property owners in Washington are reminded that they are responsible for clearing their sidewalks of snow and ice.

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Big Red Radio Going on Tour of Homes

Posted: Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 at 6:23 am

The KCII Big Red Radio will be previewing the Tour of Homes Wednesday.

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Changes Coming to IMS

Posted: Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 at 6:22 am

Iowa Mennonite School is making changes to broaden its reach. 

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Lights of Love Memory Trees Up in Central Park

Posted: Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 at 6:22 am

Some have ornaments, while others have tinsel, but all 50 Christmas trees in Washington’s Central Park have one thing in common a sign commemorating a loved one.

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Manure Applicator Programs

Posted: Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 at 12:40 am

Title: Manure Applicator Programs
Location: Washington County Extension Office
Description: Washington County Extension will reshow both the Commercial and Confinement Manure Applicator Programs on Friday, December 7, for those that were unable to attend a workshop previously. These programs are shown free of charge on this date. Applicators that need to schedule a reshow at any other time will be charged a $10 fee per person.
Date: 2018-12-07

Breakfast with Santa

Posted: Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 at 12:39 am

Title: Breakfast with Santa
Location: Brighton Community Center
Description: The Brighton Chamber will be hosting Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, December 8, at the Brighton Community Center. Santa will be visiting with children from 8 – 10:00 am while his elves will be serving pancakes, eggs, sausage and drinks. Each child will receive a gift. Come and enjoy the joy of the season.
Date: 2018-12-08