Archive for December, 2009

Bethel Presbyterian Church Candlelight Service

Posted: Monday, December 21st, 2009 at 9:04 am

Title: Bethel Presbyterian Church Candlelight Service
Location: Bethel Presbyterian Church
Description: Bethel Presbyterian Church will be having a candlelight service at 4pm December 24, 2009. The church is located 5 miles east of 6-36 and Riverside road intersection North on Spruce 2 miles. Handicap Accessible. All are welcome
Date: 2009-12-24

Demons sweep West Branch

Posted: Monday, December 21st, 2009 at 8:01 am

The fifteenth ranked Washington Demon girls basketball team went into the holiday break with a dominating performance against West Branch.

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Columbus and IMS split in girl-boy doubleheader

Posted: Monday, December 21st, 2009 at 8:00 am

The Columbus girls got an exciting win over IMS for the Wildcats first win of the season. Columbus got a free throw from Chelsey Smith with 14-seconds left and Rachel Pierce found Alex Villagrana for a layup with eight seconds left as the Wildcats won 41-38. For Villagrana the last second layup was part 14-points for her in the game. Villagrana also brought down six rebounds. Kelsey Lyon had 9-points and Heaven Chandler had eight points and 4 steals. Emma Yutzy led IMS with 16 points.

The fourth ranked IMS boys outscored Columbus 24-6 in the first quarter on their way to a 75-35 win. Freshman Chance Miller ended up with 18 points hitting four threes. Brant Kapple had 12 and Ethan Gingerich and Peyton Thompson each scored 10. IMS improves to 6-0.

Phyllis Bloom

Posted: Monday, December 21st, 2009 at 6:29 am

Celebration of Life Services for 75 year old Phyllis Bloom of Wellman are Tuesday (12/22) afternoon at 2:30 in the Wassonville Cemetery. Visitation visitation is at noon.

Marek Sees Alt. Energy as Key to Economic Success

Posted: Monday, December 21st, 2009 at 6:00 am

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A state representative from Riverside says Iowa’s agriculture based economy has helped it weather the national economic downturn.

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Schmitz Says Legislature Will Keep Hands Out of SILO Cookie Jar

Posted: Monday, December 21st, 2009 at 5:58 am

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A southeast Iowa state lawmaker says the legislature will not dip in to the school infrastructure local option tax.

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Some Eastern Iowa Farmland Values Up Despite Statewide Decline

Posted: Monday, December 21st, 2009 at 5:56 am

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While the average statewide value of farm land in Iowa declined this year, many counties in eastern Iowa saw an increase.

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Keep Chimney Safety in Mind This Holiday Season

Posted: Monday, December 21st, 2009 at 5:54 am

The weather outside is frightful, but the fire is so delightful… just make sure that the chimney is clean and in good condition.

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Greiner Takes Part in Ag-Urban Leadership Training

Posted: Monday, December 21st, 2009 at 5:52 am

Lindsay Greiner from Keota has been a participant in the 2009 Ag-Urban Leadership class

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How to Keep A New Year’s Resolution for Health

Posted: Monday, December 21st, 2009 at 5:50 am

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A new year is approaching and many will make a resolution to be healthier.

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New Years at Hamakua Place

Posted: Monday, December 21st, 2009 at 5:48 am

Hamakua Place in Washington is planning a New Year’s Eve party.

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December 20th, 2009

Posted: Sunday, December 20th, 2009 at 7:25 am

Birthday Winner: Ariel Mills, 7 of Ainsworth

No Anniversary Winner

Chimney Safety

Posted: Sunday, December 20th, 2009 at 6:00 am

The weather outside is frightful, but the fire is so delightful… just make sure that the chimney is clean and in good condition.

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2010 Garbage Stickers Available

Posted: Sunday, December 20th, 2009 at 5:58 am

The City of Washington is reminding residents to get their new 2010 garbage can stickers.

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Santa’s House Hours This Week

Posted: Sunday, December 20th, 2009 at 5:56 am

Christmas is this week, but there’s still time to see Santa

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Hamakua Plans New Year’s Eve Party

Posted: Sunday, December 20th, 2009 at 5:54 am

Hamakua Place in Washington is planning a New Year’s Eve party.

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Robert “Tut Tut” Mills

Posted: Saturday, December 19th, 2009 at 11:33 am

Robert Mills

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Demon boys win on the road at Keokuk

Posted: Saturday, December 19th, 2009 at 10:48 am

The Washington Demon boys went to Keokuk looking to remain unbeaten and got the win 63-51.

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Demon girls get key conference win

Posted: Saturday, December 19th, 2009 at 10:45 am

The Demon girls were hosting Keokuk a team they lost to last season in the Regional Final for the right to go to state.

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Area Scores for Friday

Posted: Saturday, December 19th, 2009 at 10:36 am

Girls
Durant 43 Mid-Prairie 39
Wapello 33 IMS 32
Lone Tree 62 WACO 54
Belle Plaine 48 Keota 28
Louisa-Muscatine 47 Columbus 30
Pekin 50 Highland 48
Mediapolis 47 Winfield-Mount Union 24

Boys
Mid-Prairie 67-40
IMS 62 Wapello 44
WACO 69 Lone Tree 56
Keota 66 Belle Plaine 41
Louisa-Muscatine 51 Columbus 41
Pekin 93 Highland 62
Mediapolis 55 Winfield-Mount Union 35