Archive for December, 2009

Police Chief Explains Lack of Information Surrounding Homicide

Posted: Friday, December 4th, 2009 at 6:57 am

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press play to hear from WPD Chief Greg Goodman

Few details are being released about a homicide investigation in Washington.

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Poll Takers Feel Riverside Needs to Resume Payments

Posted: Friday, December 4th, 2009 at 6:54 am

An online survey at KCIIRadio.Com indicates people feel Riverside should continue to pay Washington County under a revenue sharing agreement being contested in court.

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Schmitz: Rural Iowans Pay the Most for Healthcare

Posted: Friday, December 4th, 2009 at 6:50 am

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press play to hear from State Senator Becky Schmitz

According to a new report by the Iowa Policy Project, up to 37 percent of families in rural Iowa buy their own health insurance

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Harkin Co-Sponsors Bill to Protect Medicare

Posted: Friday, December 4th, 2009 at 6:46 am

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Iowa Senator Tom Harkin yesterday praised the passage of Colorado Senator Michael Bennet’s amendment to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

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Iowa Orchid Among Those Threatened by Climate Change

Posted: Friday, December 4th, 2009 at 6:43 am

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Press play to hear from Leda Huta with the Endangered Species Coalition

A rare, native Iowa plant has made the list of America’s ten “Hottest Species.”

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Washington Co. Moves Forward with Hazard Mititgation Plan

Posted: Friday, December 4th, 2009 at 6:25 am

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Press play to hear from Engineer David Patterson

Washington County is moving closer to implementing a hazard mitigation plan.

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Yard Waste Center No Longer Offering Weekend Hours

Posted: Friday, December 4th, 2009 at 6:21 am

The City of Washington’s Yard Waste Center is no longer offering weekend hours.

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Phyllis June Sommer

Posted: Thursday, December 3rd, 2009 at 12:25 pm

Phyllis June Sommer

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December 3, 2009

Posted: Thursday, December 3rd, 2009 at 9:19 am

Birthday Winner – Calab Baxter

Demon wrestlers open season with Highland, L&M

Posted: Thursday, December 3rd, 2009 at 8:15 am

The Washington Demon wrestling team opens their season on the road in Highland tonight as they face Highland and Louisa-Muscatine. Demon Head Coach Brent Van Weelden says they have quite a few returners

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Gingerich nominated for national award

Posted: Thursday, December 3rd, 2009 at 8:14 am

An area basketball coach is being considered for a national award. IMS Boys Head Coach Dwight Gingerich is one of 18 Iowa coaches nominated for the 2010 National Coach/Athletic Director of the Year.

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Police Seek Public Help Identifying “Persons of Interest” in Homicide Case

Posted: Thursday, December 3rd, 2009 at 7:25 am

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Washington Police are looking for two “persons of interest” in a homicide investigation.

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Washington Co. Edges Towards Agreements With Two Unions

Posted: Thursday, December 3rd, 2009 at 7:18 am

A proposed contract between Washington County and its secondary roads department is now pending ratification by union members.

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Senate Candidate Sees Training as Key to Afghan Success

Posted: Thursday, December 3rd, 2009 at 7:10 am

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press play to hear from Senate Candidate Bob Krause

A Fairfield man who’s running for U.S. Senate says the key to success in Afghanistan is training.

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Washington Co. To Vacate Town of Paris/Valley

Posted: Thursday, December 3rd, 2009 at 6:55 am

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press play to hear from Washington Co. Engineer David Patterson

Washington County is abandoning the town of Paris, also known as Valley.

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Discussions Continue on New Comm Center

Posted: Thursday, December 3rd, 2009 at 6:46 am

Washington County’s 911 and Communications Boards will continue discussions tonight on the plan and timeline for a new communications facility.

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Holiday Bizzare

Posted: Thursday, December 3rd, 2009 at 6:45 am

Washington’s Holiday Bizarre is coming up.

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Alliant Offering Community Service Scholarships

Posted: Thursday, December 3rd, 2009 at 6:44 am

The Alliant Energy Foundation is offering scholarships to young community leaders.

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Lola Kathleen Fisher

Posted: Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009 at 10:49 am

Lola Kathleen (Kathy) Fisher, 74, of Keosauqua formerly of Washington died Tuesday December 1, 2009 at Van Buren County Hospital following a decline in health.

Memorial services will be held in the spring of 2010 with Michael Zahs officiating services. Memorials can be directed to the Keosauqua Public Library. Online condolences may be sent for Kathy’s family through the web at www.jonesfh.com. The Jones – Eden Funeral Home in Washington is handling the arrangements.

Kathy was born on September 11, 1935 in Washington, Iowa the daughter of James Richard and Oneita Griggs Fisher. She attended West Chester Consolidated School in West Chester, Iowa. Kathy was the Librarian of the Keosauqua Public Library for many years. She loved good food, good books, and cats.

Kathy is survived by her brother, Ron Fisher of Arlington, Virginia.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Ruth Maxine Owen

Posted: Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009 at 10:41 am

Funeral services for 90 year old Ruth Maxine Owen of Washington, formerly of Keota, are at 2:00 Friday (12/4) at the Jones Eden Funeral Home. Burial is at Elm Grove Cemetery. Visitation is tomorrow (12/3) night from 4-7 at the funeral home. Family visitation is from noon until service time Friday. Memorials have been established to West Chester United Methodist Church or the United Presbyterian Home.