Archive for October, 2009

Lots to Do in Washington during Halloween

Posted: Monday, October 26th, 2009 at 6:26 am

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

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Marching Demons Bring Home Top Honors

Posted: Monday, October 26th, 2009 at 6:25 am

The Washington High School Marching Band brought home top honors from state competition

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Langr Named to All State Chorus

Posted: Monday, October 26th, 2009 at 6:25 am
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A vocalist at Washington Senior High has been named to the 2009 All-State Chorus.

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Muscatine Group Disagrees On Cuts

Posted: Sunday, October 25th, 2009 at 6:59 am

Gov. Chet Culver’s across the board budget cuts has some southeast Iowans upset and looking for a better solution. 

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WHS Band Wins Top Honors

Posted: Sunday, October 25th, 2009 at 6:58 am

The Washington High School Marching Band brought home top honors from state competition this month.

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Hospice Holds Memorial Service

Posted: Sunday, October 25th, 2009 at 6:56 am

Hospice of Washington County is planning a memorial service for all community members who have passed away during the last year.

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IMS To Perform “Wizard of Oz”

Posted: Sunday, October 25th, 2009 at 6:55 am

IMS students will take a trip to Oz next month when the school performs “The Wizard of Oz” November 6 through the 8.

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October 24, 2009

Posted: Saturday, October 24th, 2009 at 8:24 am

Birthday Winner: Taylor Stout, 14 of Washington

Demons going to the football postseason

Posted: Saturday, October 24th, 2009 at 8:23 am

The Washington Demons are headed to the football post season after winning in Fort Madison and getting some help from Fairfield.

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Area football scores

Posted: Saturday, October 24th, 2009 at 8:19 am

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Columbus 14 Central Lee 12
Sigourney-Keota 41 Davis County, Bloomfield 12
Mediapolis 40, Louisa-Muscatine 12
Mid-Prairie 47 West Burlington/Notre Dame 7

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Cardinal 7 Highland 0
WACO 29, Lone Tree 8
Danville 21, Winfield-Mount Union 14

Postseason schedule for area teams

Posted: Saturday, October 24th, 2009 at 8:18 am

So the post season will begin Wednesday at 7-pm and here is the way things look for area teams.

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City of Washington Close To Purchasing Building

Posted: Saturday, October 24th, 2009 at 6:59 am

Washington is expected to complete the purchase of a collapsed downtown building within a week.

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Brighton Residents Fight Poverty

Posted: Saturday, October 24th, 2009 at 6:58 am

Brighton residents are encouraged to attend a conference at Iowa State University to work to reduce poverty in their community and across Iowa.

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WCHC Restricts Access To Certain Departments

Posted: Saturday, October 24th, 2009 at 6:57 am

Washington County Hospital and Clinics is adding itself to a growing list of Iowa healthcare facilities restricting certain visitors this flu season.

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Kalona Historical Village Hosts Trip

Posted: Saturday, October 24th, 2009 at 6:56 am

The Kalona Historical Village wants to treat area residents to the American Quilter’s Society Show in Des Moines Thursday.

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Blood Drive Results

Posted: Saturday, October 24th, 2009 at 6:56 am

A blood drive put on by the Optimists Club of Washington this week yielded 126 pints.

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Hog Numbers Remain High

Posted: Saturday, October 24th, 2009 at 6:55 am

The USDA’s Chief Economist says even though there’s been a reduction in breeding sows, herd numbers remain high.

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Lawmakers Visit Washington

Posted: Saturday, October 24th, 2009 at 6:54 am

State Senator Becky Schmitz, and Representative Larry Marek  are visiting Washington Sunday for an informational session.

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Share-A-Calf

Posted: Saturday, October 24th, 2009 at 6:53 am

The Washington Cattlemen’s Association is again sponsoring the share-a-calf program this year for area FFA and 4-H’ers.

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October 23, 2009

Posted: Friday, October 23rd, 2009 at 12:44 pm

Birthday Winner – Diana Williams