Archive for October, 2009

Demon VB back on the court tonight

Posted: Monday, October 5th, 2009 at 8:22 am

The Demon volleyball team will host Fairfield Maharshi tonight. The Demons haven’t played for about a week.

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David Thomas Droz

Posted: Sunday, October 4th, 2009 at 12:59 pm

Celebration of life for 59 year old David Thomas Droz is at 3:00 Sunday (10/4) at the Wellman Mennonite Church. Burial is in Wellman Mennonite Cemetery. Visitation is Tomorrow (10/3) from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm at the Yoder-Powell Funeral Home in Kalona. A memorial fund has been established for Iowa City Hospice or the church.

No Compromise Tour

Posted: Sunday, October 4th, 2009 at 6:00 am

The Snap-On Tools No Compromise Tour is this weekend in downtown Washington. Joe Carroll is a Snap-On Sales Developer based in Washington. He says the event features a custom built vehicle known as the Glo-Mad, which is a 1957 Chevy Nomad partially built out of Snap On tools. The No Compromise tour is this Saturday.

Kalona City Council

Posted: Sunday, October 4th, 2009 at 5:52 am

Public improvements will be the theme at tomorrow nights Kalona city council meeting

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Community Chest Dinner

Posted: Sunday, October 4th, 2009 at 5:51 am

The Washington Community Chest Annual Pork Loin Dinner is tomorrow at the United Methodist Church. They’re serving from 4:30 to 7:00. Adults are $10 and kids under five eat free. Community Chest raises funds for a variety projects. Those seeking funding can submit an application for a grant.

Telephone Town Hall

Posted: Sunday, October 4th, 2009 at 5:50 am

Congressman Dave Loebsack will be putting a new spin on the town hall style meeting.

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Henry Ray Zook

Posted: Saturday, October 3rd, 2009 at 1:00 pm

Funeral services for 70 year old Henry Ray Zook are at 1:30 Monday (10/5) afternoon at the Fairview Mennonite Church in Rural Kalona. Burial is in the East Union Cemetery. Visitation is from 5-7 pm Saturday (10/3). and from 2-8 pm Sunday (10/4).

35 Acre Rule Biggest Sticking Point in Zoning Ordinance

Posted: Saturday, October 3rd, 2009 at 5:59 am

A proposed zoning ordinance for Washington County has been a divisive subject.

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78 Bridge Opens

Posted: Saturday, October 3rd, 2009 at 5:57 am

Work on the Iowa 78 bridge near Coppock was recently completed.

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Schmitz Pushes for Better Emergency Communication

Posted: Saturday, October 3rd, 2009 at 5:56 am

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Fairfield Senator Becky Schmitz is making a push for improved communication systems

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Ainsworth Receives Efficiency Grants

Posted: Saturday, October 3rd, 2009 at 5:55 am

Ainsworth is among seven Iowa communities getting grant money

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Habitat For Humanity Unveils House Today

Posted: Saturday, October 3rd, 2009 at 5:54 am

Habitat for Humanity of Washington is unveiling its recently completed project today (10/3).

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WCHC Plans Seniorfest

Posted: Saturday, October 3rd, 2009 at 5:52 am

Washington County Hospital and Clinics is hosting the first ever Seniorfest later this month.

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Demons win Homecoming with late field goal

Posted: Saturday, October 3rd, 2009 at 5:51 am

It was a dramatic win for the Demons last night to beat rival Mount Pleasant and make it a special homecoming.

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Kleese and Moeller named Homecoming King and Queen

Posted: Saturday, October 3rd, 2009 at 5:51 am

Nick Kleese and Nicole Moeller are the 2009 Washington High School Homecoming King and Queen.

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Model RR Club to Hold Swap Meet

Posted: Saturday, October 3rd, 2009 at 5:50 am

The Washington Model Railroad Club’s 26th annual swap meet

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Area football scores

Posted: Saturday, October 3rd, 2009 at 5:47 am

Mediapolis 20 Columbus 0
Mid-Prairie 55 Central Lee 12
Sigourney-Keota 58 Louisa-Muscatine 6
WACO 31 New London 7
Winfield-Mount Union 13 Highland 6
North Tama 41Lone Tree 0

Zoning Commission Sends Ordinance to Supervisors

Posted: Friday, October 2nd, 2009 at 9:01 am

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Whether Washington County implements a zoning ordinance is now up to the board of supervisors.

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Washington’s New Library Open

Posted: Friday, October 2nd, 2009 at 8:59 am

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Washington’s new public library is officially open for business.

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Swine Expert says Liquidation Key to Improved Prices

Posted: Friday, October 2nd, 2009 at 8:58 am

Many pork producers are liquidating their herds,

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