Today's Front Page for August 30th, 2014


Today's Local News

Posted: Saturday, August 30th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Senator Chuck Grassley has responded to the Department of Justice’s decision to file a consent decree in the proposed acquisition of Hillshire Brands by Tyson Foods.

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Posted: Saturday, August 30th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The annual doggie paddle in Washington is tomorrow.

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Posted: Saturday, August 30th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The Kalona City Council will review bids for the proposed roadwork on 3rd Street at their meeting Tuesday night.

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Posted: Saturday, August 30th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Drought conditions have increased across Iowa by 17 percent from last week to this week.

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Posted: Saturday, August 30th, 2014 at 6:21 am

As of noon Friday, 5.2 inches of rain has fallen in Washington in August.

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Today's Local Sports

Posted: Friday, August 29th, 2014 at 8:30 am

The WMU volleyball team played a pair of games last night, and wound up with the split.

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Posted: Friday, August 29th, 2014 at 8:30 am

In the fourth game in three years, the Washington Demons start the season against their new rivals in Pella tonight for the first game of the season.

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Posted: Friday, August 29th, 2014 at 8:30 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks open up the season in a different situation than they are used to.

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Posted: Thursday, August 28th, 2014 at 8:30 am

The Lone Tree football team went 6-4 last year under their new coaches, and bring back a lot of returning players to the team this year.

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Today's Community Calendar

Title: Doggie Paddle
Description: The Washington Steele Family pool will host a doggie paddle Sunday, August 31st from 10 to 4pm. Cost is $5. Microchipping will also be offered for $20.
Date: 2014-08-31

Title: Labor Day Party
Description: Fellowship at Brighton is holding a Labor Day Weekend Party and Concert at Lake Darling State Park Sunday, August 31st at 6:30pm. The worship band from Hope Lutheran Church will perform. Watermelon and cookies will be served. The public is invited.
Date: 2014-08-31

Title: Labor Day
Description: St Mary\’s Church in Riverside will host a Labor Day Celebration Monday, September 1st. There will be a farmer\’s market, raffle, auction and kids games. Food will be served from 11 to 2pm.
Date: 2014-09-01

Title: Marr Park
Description: The Conservation Education Center at Marr Park will be closed Monday, September 1st. They will switch to their winter hours Tuesday, September 2nd.
Monday – 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Tuesday – CLOSED
Wednesday – CLOSED
Thursday – 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Friday – 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Saturday – 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sunday – 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Date: 2014-09-01