Archive for December, 2009

Harkin Healthcare

Posted: Saturday, December 26th, 2009 at 7:44 am

Iowa’s Tom Harkin was among the Democrats casting a yes vote in this week’s passage of the healthcare bill in the Senate.

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Christmas Travel

Posted: Saturday, December 26th, 2009 at 7:40 am

Another Christmas has come and gone, and another wave of travelers will return to their homes after visiting family.

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Ethanol Environment

Posted: Saturday, December 26th, 2009 at 7:38 am

A state representative from Riverside says Ethanol has been unfairly condemned.

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State Reorganization

Posted: Saturday, December 26th, 2009 at 7:36 am

State agencies in Iowa are undergoing reorganization in an effort to save money.

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WCRF Grants

Posted: Saturday, December 26th, 2009 at 7:34 am

The Washington County Riverboat Foundation is doling out nearly 182-thousand dollars in grants during the fourth quarter.

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Closed Captioning Arrives on the Internet

Posted: Saturday, December 26th, 2009 at 7:33 am

Most of the television shows broadcast over-the-air feature closed captioning, but groups advocating for the deaf and hard-of-hearing community say it’s a whole different story when it comes to video on the Internet.

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Harkin On Healthcare

Posted: Friday, December 25th, 2009 at 6:00 am

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Iowa’s Tom Harkin was among the Democrats casting a yes vote in this week’s passage of the healthcare bill in the Senate.

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H1N1 Nasal Spray Recalled

Posted: Friday, December 25th, 2009 at 5:58 am

Iowa received nearly 47,000 of a batch of intranasal H1N1 vaccine now being recalled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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WCRF Announces 4th Quarter Grants

Posted: Friday, December 25th, 2009 at 5:56 am

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The Washington County Riverboat Foundation is doling out nearly $182,000 in grants during the fourth quarter.

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Kalona Native Completes Airforce Training

Posted: Friday, December 25th, 2009 at 5:54 am

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A Kalona native and graduate of Mid-Prairie High School has completed Air Force basic training.

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Audrey M. Smith

Posted: Thursday, December 24th, 2009 at 7:43 pm

Funeral services for Audrey M. Smith of Oskaloosa, formerly of Keota, will be held at 10:30 am Monday (12/28) at the Powell Funeral Home in Keota.  Burial will be in the Brethren Cemetery near South English.  Visitation will be from 2-4 pm Sunday (12/27) at the funeral home.  A general memorial fund has been established.

December 25, 2009

Posted: Thursday, December 24th, 2009 at 8:46 am

Birthday Winner – JoAnn Ross of Washington

December 24, 2009

Posted: Thursday, December 24th, 2009 at 8:45 am

Birthday Winner-Janet Goss of Kalona

Anniversary Winners – Vernon & Katheryn Johnson of Fairfield

Three area teams in the boys basketball rankings

Posted: Thursday, December 24th, 2009 at 8:20 am

In the latest boys basketball rankings, there are a few area schools included.

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IMS’ Wyse makes Academic All-State

Posted: Thursday, December 24th, 2009 at 8:19 am

An Iowa Mennonite School cross country runner has received an all-state honor. The Cross Country Academic All-State team was recently released and among those on the list is IMS Ben Wyse.

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Winter Storm Pushes Towards Iowa From Southern Plains

Posted: Thursday, December 24th, 2009 at 6:56 am

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a winter storm over the southern plains pushes northward towards Iowa early Thursday Morning (National Weather Service Radar)
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A wintry mix is expected this Christmas Eve.

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Winter Storm Helps Clear Air Over Eastern Iowa

Posted: Thursday, December 24th, 2009 at 6:49 am

Environmental officials say the winter storm has helped clear the air over eastern Iowa.

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Grassley Plans to Visit Numerous SE Iowa Communities

Posted: Thursday, December 24th, 2009 at 6:48 am

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Senator Chuck Grassley is visiting several southeast Iowa communities next month

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H1N1 Nasal Vaccine Recalled

Posted: Thursday, December 24th, 2009 at 6:47 am

Iowa received nearly 47,000 doses of a batch of intranasal H1N1 vaccine now being recalled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Kalona Native Completes Air Force Training

Posted: Thursday, December 24th, 2009 at 6:45 am

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A Kalona native and graduate of Mid-Prairie High School has completed Air Force basic training.

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