Archive for January, 2019

Demons, Eagles Square Off In KCII-Area Match-Up

Posted: Thursday, January 10th, 2019 at 7:40 am

The Washington boys basketball team will hit the road tonight, traveling just 20 minutes to the northwest to take on Keota.

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Mid-Prairie Wrestling Back to RVC Action

Posted: Thursday, January 10th, 2019 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk wrestling team travels to North Cedar Thursday for a River Valley Conference quadrangular meet with Wilton, Anamosa and the Knights.

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Savages Swept By Warhawks

Posted: Thursday, January 10th, 2019 at 7:00 am

The Sigourney boys and girls basketball teams hosted North Mahaska in a South Iowa Cedar League doubleheader Tuesday. The Sigourney girls dropped the contest by a 61-38 count.

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Listen Friday for Christmas Cash Call Winner

Posted: Thursday, January 10th, 2019 at 6:26 am

The grand prize winner of the KCII Christmas Cash Call will be announced Friday morning.

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Local Fire Crews Fight Field Fire

Posted: Thursday, January 10th, 2019 at 6:26 am

Several local fire and rescue crews responded to field fires about six miles south of Wapello Tuesday night.

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Courthouse Bell Tower Roof to be Replaced

Posted: Thursday, January 10th, 2019 at 6:25 am

The bell tower on the Washington County Courthouse will be getting a new roof this spring.

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Annual Pancake Dinner Last One in Current Washington Fire Station

Posted: Thursday, January 10th, 2019 at 6:24 am

The final pancake fundraiser for the Washington Fire Department in their current station was held Wednesday.

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Kalona to Start Considering Bids for C Avenue Reconstruction

Posted: Thursday, January 10th, 2019 at 6:24 am


Kalona City Council Meeting on January 7th. Photo Taken by Brandon Shanahan

The City of Kalona is taking the next step towards their first major project of 2019.

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Flu Activity Increasing in Iowa

Posted: Thursday, January 10th, 2019 at 6:24 am


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Influenza activity has increased and the spread of the respiratory illness in Iowa has been upgraded to regional.

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Iowa’s Second Wettest Year on Record – 2018

Posted: Thursday, January 10th, 2019 at 6:24 am


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The second wettest year on record for the state of Iowa is 2018.

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Mid-Prairie Student Qualifies for SEIBA Honor Band

Posted: Thursday, January 10th, 2019 at 6:22 am

Mid-Prairie High School will be represented at the South East Iowa Bandmasters Association honor band festival.

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Soup Supper

Posted: Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 at 10:47 pm

Title: Soup Supper
Location: Brighton Community Center
Description: The Brighton Lions is holding their annual supper. The freewill offering meal will be Saturday, January 19th at the Brighton Community Center from 4:30-7 p.m. All your favorite soups including oyster, chili, and potato soup.
Date: 2019-01-19

Music at The Mills

Posted: Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 at 10:47 pm

Title: Music at The Mills
Location: 212 North Iowa Avenue
Description: The Cedar County Cobras will be performing as part of Music at The Mills. The concert will be at 212 North Iowa Avenue February 2nd at 7 p.m. The concert is being put on by the Mills Seed Company and Southeast Iowa Folk Club.
Date: 2019-02-02

St. David’s Day Parade

Posted: Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 at 10:46 pm

Title: St. David\’s Day Parade
Location: Columbus Junction
Description: The 7th annual Saint David’s Day Parade and Feast will be Saturday, March 2, 2019 in Columbus Junction. Celebrate with your family and friends! The parade will start under the viaduct at 1:00 pm and it will end at the American Legion. Please bring your Welsh flags and banners with your Welsh name.
Date: 2019-03-02

4-H Fosters Independence Training

Posted: Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 at 10:46 pm

Title: 4-H Fosters Independence Training
Location: Washington County Extension
Description: On February 27, 4-H volunteers from Washington County are invited to “4-H Fosters Independence” training to explore how 4-H volunteers can foster independence in local youth. Volunteers will define independence and the role they play in fostering independence in 4-H youth. In addition, leaders will discuss and share resources that can be used with 4-H youth throughout the year and finalize details for local spring 4-H events.
Date: 2019-02-27

Bowling For Hospice

Posted: Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 at 10:44 pm

Title: Bowling For Hospice
Location: Lebowski\’s Bar and Grill
Description: Sinclair Tractor in Washington is hosting a Bowling Event for Hospice of Washington County on February 9th at 1 p.m. at Lebowski\’s Bar and Grill. There will be a silent auction, food and drinks specials, and bowling! Guests are also encouraged to dress up as their favorite tv or movie characters.
Date: 2019-02-09

IMS Visit Day

Posted: Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 at 10:43 pm

Title: IMS Visit Day
Location: Iowa Mennonite School
Description: Join a host student in classes, chapel, and lunch. Parents can come at the beginning of the day to meet with the Administrative Team to get information and answers to any questions they may have. Register at www.iowamennonite.org/visit
Date: 2019-02-18

IMS Visit Day

Posted: Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 at 10:42 pm

Title: IMS Visit Day
Location: Iowa Mennonite School
Description: Join a host student in classes, chapel, and lunch. Parents can come at the beginning of the day to meet with the Administrative Team to get information and answers to any questions they may have. Register at www.iowamennonite.org/visit
Date: 2019-01-21

Be a Survivor

Posted: Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 at 10:42 pm

Title: Be a Survivor
Location: Marr Park
Description: Learn some basic survival skills, focusing on winter survival situations in this family orientated. The Be a Survivor program put on by the Washington County Conservation Department will be at Marr Park on March 9th at 1 p.m.
Date: 2019-03-09

Book Crafting

Posted: Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 at 10:41 pm

Title: Book Crafting
Location: Washington County Conservation Education Center
Description: Create nontraditional books, perfect for keeping track of memories, journaling, drawing and other keepsakes. You can create and learn all about book making with the Memory Keepers event at the Washington County Education Center on February 9th at 1 p.m.
Date: 2019-02-09