Archive for November, 2009

Veterans Day: Comments from a vet, and schedule of events

Posted: Wednesday, November 11th, 2009 at 6:28 am

Today is Veterans Day. The national holiday can be traced back to the signing of the treaty that ended World War I.

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Johnson Co. Election Recount Completed

Posted: Wednesday, November 11th, 2009 at 6:18 am

An administrative recount from University Heights’ elections last week shows no changes

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Area Agency on Aging: Don’t Flush Old Medicine

Posted: Wednesday, November 11th, 2009 at 6:17 am

Iowans need to be mindful when disposing of unused medication.

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WACO Board Looking at Policy Changes

Posted: Wednesday, November 11th, 2009 at 6:16 am

The WACO School Board will hear the second reading of a number of policy changes

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WHS Presents “Adrift in New York”

Posted: Wednesday, November 11th, 2009 at 6:14 am

Washington High School is putting on a production of “Adrift in New York” this weekend.

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WHS Students Work Nearly 2,000 Volunteer Hours

Posted: Wednesday, November 11th, 2009 at 6:12 am

Washington High School Students have worked nearly 2,000 of volunteer work since June

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November 10, 2009

Posted: Tuesday, November 10th, 2009 at 9:05 am

Birthday Winner – Joel Vittetoe

Anniversary Winners – Robert & Janice Anderson

Brandon Michael Escher

Posted: Tuesday, November 10th, 2009 at 8:57 am

Escher, Brandon Michael

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Local football officials headed to semis

Posted: Tuesday, November 10th, 2009 at 8:12 am

A local high school football officiating crew is headed to the UNI-Dome.

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All-district for area A schools released

Posted: Tuesday, November 10th, 2009 at 8:10 am

The Class A District 5 all-district team has been released.

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Local Realtor Comments on Housing Tax Credit

Posted: Tuesday, November 10th, 2009 at 6:48 am

The federal government has extended and expanded a home buyer tax credit program.

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Iowa, U.S. Flags Orderd at Half Staff in Honor of Shooting Victims

Posted: Tuesday, November 10th, 2009 at 6:47 am

Governor Chet Culver has ordered Iowa flags lowered today

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WCSD To Begin Advertising Supt. Position

Posted: Tuesday, November 10th, 2009 at 6:43 am

Washington School Board members are expected to begin advertising for a new superintendent.

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Loebsack Visiting Wellman Today

Posted: Tuesday, November 10th, 2009 at 6:42 am
Congressman Dave Loebsack (D-Iowa 2nd District)Congressman Dave Loebsack (D-Iowa 2nd District)

Congressman Dave Loebsack is in Wellman today

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Schmitz: State Budget Situation Close to Resolution

Posted: Tuesday, November 10th, 2009 at 6:41 am
State Senator Becky Schmitz (D-Fairfield)State Senator Becky Schmitz (D-Fairfield)

Fairfield Senator Becky Schmitz says tough economic times and difficult budget decisions will create a more fiscally responsible Iowa.

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Warm Weather Weclome by Local Farmers

Posted: Tuesday, November 10th, 2009 at 6:29 am

The recent warm weather is just what the doctor ordered, or in the case, the farmer.

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Weekend Tempratures Close to Record

Posted: Tuesday, November 10th, 2009 at 6:25 am

Weekend temperatures were close to setting records around the area

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Louisa Co. Residents Give “Extreme Makover” to Local Park

Posted: Tuesday, November 10th, 2009 at 6:24 am

40 Louisa County residents came out to give Flaming Prairie Park an extreme makeover.

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NEWS UDPDATE – Name of 218 Rollover Crash Victim Released

Posted: Monday, November 9th, 2009 at 12:59 pm

A 20 year old Burlington woman was hospitalized after a weekend crash on highway 218 in Washington County.

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Oneta Campbell

Posted: Monday, November 9th, 2009 at 12:01 pm

Services are pending for 95 year old Oneta  Campbell of Washington. The Jones Eden Funeral Home is Handling Arrangements