Archive for December, 2009

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

Farm Values Decline 2%

Posted: Saturday, December 19th, 2009 at 6:52 am

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The average value of an acre of Iowa farm land dropped for the first time in nearly a decade

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Posted: Saturday, December 19th, 2009 at 6:50 am

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Press play to hear from West Chester Savings Bank President Steve Olson

A report from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation indicates up to a quarter of Americans are unbanked

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Jail Food Costs Going Up

Posted: Saturday, December 19th, 2009 at 6:46 am

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Food costs have been trending up this year. As a result, Washington County Sheriff Jerry Dunbar says it’s getting a little more expensive to feed inmates at the jail.

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Music Therapist to Speak at Learn at Lunch

Posted: Saturday, December 19th, 2009 at 6:44 am

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Press play to hear from music therapist Elisabeth Tinnes

This month’s learn at lunch is a musical edition.

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State Treasurer: Consider Saving Instead of Spending on Holidays

Posted: Saturday, December 19th, 2009 at 6:42 am

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press play to hear from State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald

Iowa’s College Savings Program has a holiday gift suggestion:

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Edna Jones Speaker Series Starts Today

Posted: Saturday, December 19th, 2009 at 6:26 am

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Area residents are invited to learn more about the history of Christmas in Iowa this weekend.

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Karen J. Kleese

Posted: Friday, December 18th, 2009 at 12:59 pm

Karen KleeseKaren J. Kleese, age 70, of Washington died Thursday December 17, 2009 at the University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City following a sudden illness.

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December18, 2009

Posted: Friday, December 18th, 2009 at 9:59 am

Birthday Winner – Jack Quigley of Washington

Anniversary Winners – Pat & Angie Wood of Clarence

Demons and Chiefs have tight dual

Posted: Friday, December 18th, 2009 at 8:25 am

The Demons wrestled the Keokuk Chiefs to a close dual last night in Keokuk with the Chiefs winning by two points. Keokuk won 42-40, both teams won seven matches but the difference was the Chiefs got seven pins and the Demons got six pins and a major decision. Winning matches for Washington:
125 Zach Walgren pin
135 Tyler Jaspering pin
145 Clint Stout major decision 10-1
152 Travis Shellman pin
160 Joel Vittetoe pin
HWT Tyler McDonald pin
The Demons are headed to a dual tournament at Dike-New Hartford tomorrow where they’ll see five other teams. Demon Head Coach Brent Van Weelden says this will be a nice change from the typical weekend tournament will give them more of a taste of the team aspect of the sport which is something they have been emphasizing.

Demon girls host Chiefs

Posted: Friday, December 18th, 2009 at 8:20 am

The fifteenth ranked Washington Demon girls host Keokuk tonight in a rematch from last year’s Regional Final.

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Demons face Chiefs in conference road game

Posted: Friday, December 18th, 2009 at 8:16 am

The Washington Demon boys head to Keokuk tonight to face the Chiefs. The Demons are 3-0 on the season and 1-0 in the conference.

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Area Games

Posted: Friday, December 18th, 2009 at 8:14 am

Boys
Durant @ Mid-Prairie

Girls
Mid-Prairie @ Durant

Boy-Girl Doubleheaders
IMS @ Wapello
WACO @ Lone Tree
Keota @ Belle Plaine
Columbus @ Louisa-Muscatine
Pekin @ Highland