Archive for October, 2009

Grassley: I’ll Continue to Oppose a Public Option

Posted: Friday, October 30th, 2009 at 6:42 am

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Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley says he’ll continue to oppose any healthcare reform legislation that includes any form of a public option.

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Sec. State Candidate to Stop in SE Iowa

Posted: Friday, October 30th, 2009 at 6:29 am

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A Council Bluffs man is planning to run for Iowa Secretary of State.

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Challenging Legislative Session Expected Next Year

Posted: Friday, October 30th, 2009 at 6:26 am

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Fairfield Senator Becky Schmitz says Iowa’s economic future is relatively positive compared to many other states.

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Pheasant Hunting Opens Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, October 30th, 2009 at 6:24 am

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Iowa’s pheasant hunting season opens tomorrow (10/31), and area hunters could be in for a challenge.

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Halloween Events in Washington

Posted: Friday, October 30th, 2009 at 6:21 am

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Halloween is tomorrow, and there are quite a few events planned in Washington.

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Pioneer Providing “Seed Money” for 4-H Projects

Posted: Friday, October 30th, 2009 at 6:20 am

Pioneer Hi-Bred International is offering incentives to 4-H’ers to take part in community improvement projects.

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WCPH Rescheduling November Immunization Clinic

Posted: Friday, October 30th, 2009 at 6:19 am

Washington County Public Health’s immunization clinic in Kalona will be changing its November date.

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Polling Places, Sample Ballots and Other Information On the Upcoming City Elections in Washington County

Posted: Friday, October 30th, 2009 at 5:00 am

Below is a list of sample ballots, candidates, referendums and polling places you’ll need to know about ahead of next week’s city elections.

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Arvid Morgan Jr.

Posted: Thursday, October 29th, 2009 at 9:09 pm

Funeral services for 61 year old Arvid Morgan Jr. of Columbus Junction will be Monday at 11:00 am at the Stacy-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services. Burial will be in the Columbus City Cemetery. A luncheon will be served at the Columbus Junction American Legion following the burial service.

Emily V. Lins

Posted: Thursday, October 29th, 2009 at 12:58 pm

Funeral services for 93 year old Emily V. Lins of Washington are at 2:00 Sunday (11/1) afternoon at Elm Grove Cemetery. Visitation starts at noon Saturday (10/31) at The Jones Eden Funeral Home, with family present from 3-5 pm. A memorial has been established to United Church of Brighton.

October 29, 2009

Posted: Thursday, October 29th, 2009 at 12:25 pm

Birthday Winner – Herb Tobin

Demons fall to Big Reds

Posted: Thursday, October 29th, 2009 at 8:27 am

In postseason football last night, the Washington Demons were at Centerville taking on the number four ranked Big Reds, and the Demons were knocking on the door early but just couldn’t get it answered.

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Golden Hawks move past Center Point Urbana

Posted: Thursday, October 29th, 2009 at 8:26 am

In Wellman the Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks won big over Center Point Urbana.

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Warriors beat HLV

Posted: Thursday, October 29th, 2009 at 8:25 am

In Class A, WACO was a winner over HLV 35-13.

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Child’s Death Linked to Whooping Cough

Posted: Thursday, October 29th, 2009 at 6:48 am

The death of a young Southeast Iowa child is being linked to pertussis

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Washington Still Waiting on State Approval for Sewer Plant

Posted: Thursday, October 29th, 2009 at 6:46 am

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Washington is waiting on state approval before they can begin construction on a new wastewater plant.

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City Officials Elected Next Week

Posted: Thursday, October 29th, 2009 at 6:27 am

Washington County residents head to the polls next week

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Keokuk Co. Extension Offering Business Workshops

Posted: Thursday, October 29th, 2009 at 6:24 am

Keokuk County Extension is offering a small business workshop beginning November 4.

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Roller Coaster Year for Soybeans

Posted: Thursday, October 29th, 2009 at 6:18 am

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Iowa soybean crops have had an up and down growing season

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Optimists Holding Fundraiser for Hamakua Place

Posted: Thursday, October 29th, 2009 at 6:17 am

Washington’s Optimist Club is on a fundraising campaign for Hamakua Place.

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