Archive for December, 2009

December 13, 2009

Posted: Sunday, December 13th, 2009 at 7:32 am

Birthday winner — Noah Meek, 10

December 12, 2009

Posted: Sunday, December 13th, 2009 at 7:10 am

Birthday winner — Melvin Herschberger, 75 of Kalona

Anniversary winner — Dick & Julie Wells

WHS’s 7th Annual Holiday Concert for Children

Posted: Sunday, December 13th, 2009 at 6:00 am

Washington High School is having their seventh annual Holiday Concert for Children

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WJHS Seeking Donations for “Operation Snowflake”

Posted: Sunday, December 13th, 2009 at 5:58 am

Washington Junior High is looking for donations for Operation Snow Flake.

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Exploring Wildlife over the Holidays

Posted: Sunday, December 13th, 2009 at 5:56 am

The Washington County Conservation Board will be hosting “Wild Week” during the holiday break.

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4-Hers Encourged to Apply for Awards, State and National Conferences

Posted: Sunday, December 13th, 2009 at 5:54 am

Washington County 4-Hers are being encouraged to explore available opportunities

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Anna Mae Hartzler

Posted: Saturday, December 12th, 2009 at 3:44 pm

Memorial service for 91 year old Anna Mae Hartzler of Wellman formerly of Kalona are 10:00 am Tuesday at the Lower Deer Creek Mennonite Church in rural Kalona.  Burial will be in the Lower Deer Creek Cemetery at 9:00 am on Tuesday.  Visitation is from 2:00 to 8:00 on Monday at the Yoder-Powell Funeral Home in Kalona with the family present from 2:00 to 5:00 and 6:00 to 8:00.  A memorial has been established to Hospice of Iowa in Anna Mae Hartzler’s name.

Shirley Elaine Kleinberg

Posted: Saturday, December 12th, 2009 at 2:12 pm

Funeral services for 77 year old Shirley Elaine Kleinberg of Washington will be held at 10:30 Tuesday morning at the Jones-Eden Funeral Home.  Burial will be at the Elm Grove Cemetery.  Visitation will begin Monday at noon at the funeral home with family visitation taking place from 6:00 to 8:00 Monday evening.  A memorial has been established to the United Methodist Church or Hospice of Washington County.

Mabel Ochs

Posted: Saturday, December 12th, 2009 at 11:21 am

Celebration of Life Service for Mabel Ochs is at 10:30 Monday (12/14) morning at United Church of Faith of Keota. Visitation is from 9:30 until service time at the church. Memorials are for the church or the American Cancer Society.

Yvonne “Bonnie” Edwards

Posted: Saturday, December 12th, 2009 at 11:20 am

Funeral services for 82 year old Yvonne “Bonnie” Edwards of Wayland will be held at 10:30 Tuesday morning at Cottonwood Methodist Church in rural Wayland.  Burial will be in the Cottonwood Cemetery in Wayland.  Visitation will begin at noon on Monday at the funeral home with family present from 6:00 to 8:00 on Monday evening.  A general memorial has been established.

Demon girls win, Sobaski reaches 1,000

Posted: Saturday, December 12th, 2009 at 10:17 am

The Washington Demon girls basketball team opened conference play hosting Fairfield, in a game that saw Cassey Sobaski join elite list of Demons.

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Demon boys win big against Trojans

Posted: Saturday, December 12th, 2009 at 10:16 am

The Demon boys had a similar night to the girls grabbing an early lead and not giving in much.

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Area Basketball Scores

Posted: Saturday, December 12th, 2009 at 10:15 am

Boys Scores
Mid-Prairie 76 Regina 56
IMS 55 Pekin 42
Mediapolis 51 Columbus 32
Winfield-Mount Union 60 Highland49
WACO 57 Louisa-Muscatine 36
Mount Pleasant 57 Keokuk 27

Girls Scores
Regina 63 Mid-Prairie 23
Pekin 61 IMS 25
Lone Tree 69 Wapello 36
Mediapolis 45 Columbus 29
Highland 54 Winfield-Mount Union 36
Louisa-Muscatine 52 WACO 39
Keokuk 58 Mount Pleasant 41

Influenza Update

Posted: Saturday, December 12th, 2009 at 6:48 am

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Two of the most recent H1N1 related deaths in Iowa were in the eastern part of the state.

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WCSB Takes Final Step to Issue Bonds

Posted: Saturday, December 12th, 2009 at 6:41 am

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The Washington School Board has taken the final step in issuing sales tax bonds

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Jefferson Co. Sheriff Warns of Potential Scam

Posted: Saturday, December 12th, 2009 at 6:39 am

Authorities in Jefferson County are warning area residents about a potential scam.

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State Panel Releases Reorganization Reccomendations

Posted: Saturday, December 12th, 2009 at 6:28 am

A panel of lawmakers charged with overhauling state government is

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Group Developed Unsafe Toy List

Posted: Saturday, December 12th, 2009 at 6:24 am

Santa has a list and checks it twice, and World Against Toys Causing Harm wants Iowa consumers to check toys on their gift giving lists twice

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How to Have a Green Christmas

Posted: Saturday, December 12th, 2009 at 6:23 am

A lot of what used to be thrown in the trash over the holidays can now be recycled and kept out of the landfill.

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JAKES Day Youth Ice Fishing Event

Posted: Saturday, December 12th, 2009 at 5:26 am

Title: JAKES Day Youth Ice Fishing Event
Location: Langwood Education Center
Description: This cool youth event features education sessions, make and take your own ice fishing pole, prizes for most, biggest and smallest fish and more. Sat, January 30,11am – 2pm
Date: 2009-12-30