Archive for November, 2018

Blizzard Conditions Hit Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, November 26th, 2018 at 8:05 am


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Heavy snow and strong winds Sunday resulted in a blizzard warning for much of the KCII-listening area.

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Dodici Trinity Birthday and Anniversary Show Winners Monday, November 26th

Posted: Monday, November 26th, 2018 at 7:58 am

Tommy Peterson

Ron and Susie Butler 40 years

Demons Look For Second Straight Road Win

Posted: Monday, November 26th, 2018 at 7:36 am

The Washington Demon girls’ basketball team routed Eddyville-Blakesburg in their season opener last Monday night by a 47-31 score.  Now it’s on to Cedar Rapids, where they will take on the Warriors of Washington High.

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Snow Delays Demons Another Day

Posted: Monday, November 26th, 2018 at 7:29 am

The Washington Demon boys’ basketball team was scheduled to start their season today.  Mother nature had other plans.

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Wildcats Host Bulldogs and Bullettes

Posted: Monday, November 26th, 2018 at 7:00 am

The Columbus Wildcat girls basketball team is on the floor Tuesday when they face off with Mediapolis.

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Hawks Look For Second Straight To Start Season

Posted: Monday, November 26th, 2018 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk girls basketball team will look to make it two road trips and two victories Tuesday when they travel to West Liberty to face the Comets.

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Give Back to the Community with Giving Tuesday

Posted: Monday, November 26th, 2018 at 6:26 am

Giving Tuesday is a launch day to kick off charitable giving for the holidays.

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Visit the Candlelight Tour of Homes Saturday and Sunday

Posted: Monday, November 26th, 2018 at 6:26 am

A mid-century ranch, a new construction, a town home, and a home over a century old are all part of this year’s Candlelight Tour of Homes in Washington.

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Unemployment Rates Fall Locally

Posted: Monday, November 26th, 2018 at 6:25 am

October unemployment rates in Washington County were lower this year than last year.

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Santa Claus Comes to Town

Posted: Monday, November 26th, 2018 at 6:25 am

A jolly old elf officially welcomed in the Christmas season in downtown Washington on Saturday.

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Roundy Elementary School Playground Receiving Upgrades

Posted: Monday, November 26th, 2018 at 6:24 am

The playground at Roundy Elementary School in Columbus Junction has been around for 18 years and the Columbus Roundy PTO think it’s time for an upgrade.

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Grief Through the Holidays Support Group Offered

Posted: Monday, November 26th, 2018 at 6:23 am

While the holidays can be filled with joy, they can also have moments of anxiety or loneliness without loved ones who have passed on.

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Local Administrator Receives Leadership Award

Posted: Monday, November 26th, 2018 at 6:22 am

A Winfield employee has received a state award for her work. Peggy Beaty received an award for her 28 years of administrative work at Sunrise Terrace Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Winfield. Beaty was selected by the Iowa Health Care Association (IHCA) for the 2018 IHCA Excellence in Long Term Services and Support (LTSS) Leadership Award. The award is given to those who have proven their expertise and commitment to quality in the long term services and support field. Beaty has been a part of the center since it first opened in 1975; and was named the administrator in 1990.

Washington County’s Taxable Valuation for Residential in Top Tier

Posted: Monday, November 26th, 2018 at 6:21 am

Washington County is in the top tier for residential property as a percent of total valuation for fiscal year 2019.

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Dodici Trinity Birthday and Anniversary Show Winner Sunday, November 25th

Posted: Sunday, November 25th, 2018 at 7:37 am

Fran Darbyshire

Dovan & Cindy Conrad of Wayland 40 yrs

Beulah Swartzenduber

Posted: Sunday, November 25th, 2018 at 7:16 am

Memorial services for 84-year-old Beulah “Pud” Swartzenduber will be at the Sugar Creek Mennonite Church Saturday, December 29th at 11 a.m.

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Larry Keith Meyer

Posted: Sunday, November 25th, 2018 at 7:09 am

Celebration of life services for 73-year-old Larry Keith Meyer will be held Tuesday, November 27th at 10:30 a.m. at the Wayland Mennonite Church.

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Glennis Speas

Posted: Sunday, November 25th, 2018 at 7:04 am

A private family burial will be held for 84-year-old Glennis Speas of Kalona at Sharon Hill Cemetery in Kalona.

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Savages and Eagles Square Off in Season Opener

Posted: Sunday, November 25th, 2018 at 7:00 am

The Sigourney and Keota boys’ basketball teams will get a rivalry game right off the bat this season, as the two teams square off against each other in Sigourney on Tuesday night.

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Washington Yard Waste Center Resumes Normal Hours

Posted: Sunday, November 25th, 2018 at 6:23 am

Yard waste in the City of Washington can be taken to the city’s center Monday through Friday.

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