Archive for December, 2009

Washington School Board Rescheduled to Next Week

Posted: Thursday, December 10th, 2009 at 6:20 am

Inclement weather is not only giving students some time off, but also forced Washington School Board members to reschedule last night’s meeting.

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Zoning Opponents Get Organized

Posted: Thursday, December 10th, 2009 at 6:15 am

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press play to hear from Graham

Washington County residents who oppose zoning have organized.

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Schmitz Seeks Volunteers for State Commissions

Posted: Thursday, December 10th, 2009 at 5:55 am

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Press play to hear from Senator Becky Schmitz

The Iowa Legislature is looking for various people to serve on the state’s boards and commissions.

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Operation Home Front Still Seeking Donations

Posted: Thursday, December 10th, 2009 at 5:52 am

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press play to hear from Operation Home Front’s Michelle Ruess

The Holiday season is fast approaching and many troops are away from their families.

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Frances E. Yutzy

Posted: Wednesday, December 9th, 2009 at 12:58 pm

Funeral Service for 92 year old Frances E. Yutzy (Yuh-tzee) of Kalona is 10:30 Saturday morning at the Lower Deer Creek Mennonite Church, rural Kalona.  Burial will be at the Lower Deer Creek Cemetery.   Visitation is at Peterseim Funeral Home Friday from 2 until 7.  A general memorial has been established.

December 9, 2009

Posted: Wednesday, December 9th, 2009 at 10:19 am

Birthday Winner – Bill Larkin of Wayland

Anniversary Winners – Willis & Orpha Miller of Kalona

Snow postpones area games

Posted: Wednesday, December 9th, 2009 at 8:18 am

The bad weather ended up prompting the postponement of basketball games around southeast Iowa last night.

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Mid-Prairie’s Showalter wins national award

Posted: Wednesday, December 9th, 2009 at 8:14 am

USA Basketball has awarded the Mid-Prairie boys coach with this year’s USA Basketball Developmental Coach of the Year Award.

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More Winter Weather Today

Posted: Wednesday, December 9th, 2009 at 6:45 am

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Winter Weather continues this morning as all of Southeast Iowa remains under a blizzard warning.

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Full Plate for Road Crews

Posted: Wednesday, December 9th, 2009 at 6:26 am

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Press play to hear from Washington County Engineer David Patterson

Washington County Secondary Roads workers have a full plate this morning.

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Sheriff’s Deputies On Alert During Winter Weather

Posted: Wednesday, December 9th, 2009 at 6:24 am

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press play to hear from Chief Deputy Darren Dennler

Washington County Sheriff’s Deputies are also on high alert this morning.

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Washington County Hopes to get $500k for new Health Dept. Building

Posted: Wednesday, December 9th, 2009 at 6:22 am

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Washington County Hopes to get a $500,000 Community Development Block Grant to help pay for a new public health facility.

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WCHC Switching to Paperless Records

Posted: Wednesday, December 9th, 2009 at 6:19 am

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press play to hear from WCHC CEO Don Patterson

Washington County Hospital is in the process of switching over to an electronic record keeping system.

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Red Cross Urges Power Outage Readiness

Posted: Wednesday, December 9th, 2009 at 5:57 am

Being prepared for power outages is important during this severe winter weather.

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Limits Placed on Commercial Carriers During Winter Weather

Posted: Wednesday, December 9th, 2009 at 5:56 am

With Iowa roadways being covered with snow and ice over the past couple of days,

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IDPH Warns of CO Poisoning During Winter Weather

Posted: Wednesday, December 9th, 2009 at 5:55 am

The Iowa Department of Public Health is reminding Iowans of an often overlooked winter weather threat

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December 8, 2009

Posted: Tuesday, December 8th, 2009 at 9:09 am

Birthday Winner-Andrew Schneider

Anniversary Winners-Dick & Ruth Lukins

Basketball games tonight

Posted: Tuesday, December 8th, 2009 at 9:06 am

Like many Tuesday there is a big slate of games for area basketball teams, however it’s safe to say it’s doubtful many if any will be played with the current weather and predicted weather for tonight.

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Mount Pleasant, IMS, Keota in boys rankings

Posted: Tuesday, December 8th, 2009 at 8:42 am

The first AP Iowa Prep Boys’ Basketball Rankings are out and one Southeast Conference school and a few area schools are in.

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Thornton headed to Indian Hills for volleyball

Posted: Tuesday, December 8th, 2009 at 8:41 am

A Washington Demon volleyball player will be playing at the next level next season. Senior Jonte Thornton is going to play at Indian Hills Community College in Ottumwa.

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