Archive for January, 2010

Legislative Session Begins With Budget Gap Looming

Posted: Monday, January 11th, 2010 at 7:24 am

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Iowa’s 2010 legislative session starts today.

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Washington Chamber to Host Legislative Briefing

Posted: Monday, January 11th, 2010 at 7:18 am

The Washington Chamber of Commerce’s Government Relations Committee is hosing the first of three legislative briefings this week.

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To “Race to the Top” or Not?

Posted: Monday, January 11th, 2010 at 7:14 am

Washington School Board members will decide this week whether the district should take part in Race to the Top.

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Busy Week for Washington Co. Supervisors

Posted: Monday, January 11th, 2010 at 7:13 am

Washington County Supervisors have a busy schedule this week.

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Normalcy Returns after Wintry Blast

Posted: Monday, January 11th, 2010 at 7:10 am

Things are mostly back to normal after a blast of wintry weather last week.

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Orders Being Taken for Daffodil Days

Posted: Monday, January 11th, 2010 at 7:09 am

Even though temperatures are low and snow blankets the ground, the American Cancer Society is already thinking spring.

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IC Senior Center Offering Geriatric Care Management Seminar

Posted: Monday, January 11th, 2010 at 7:03 am

There will be a geriatric care management seminar coming up.

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Joan Hammen

Posted: Sunday, January 10th, 2010 at 10:55 pm

Funeral Mass for 78 year old Joan (pronounced JoAnn) Hammen of Harper is 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 16, 2010, at Holy Trinity Parish – St. Mary Catholic Church in Keota.  Burial will be at Holy Trinity Cemeteries – St. Elizabeth Cemetery in Harper.  Visitation is from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Friday, January 15, 2010, at Powell Funeral Home in Keota, where there will be a wake service at 5:00 p.m.  Memorials will go towards the memorial marker for St. Elizabeth Church in the St. Elizabeth Cemetery in Joan’s name.

Violet Mae Erwin

Posted: Sunday, January 10th, 2010 at 3:49 pm

Funeral services for 87 year old Violet Mae Erwin of Washington will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2:00 at the Beatty Funeral Home in Washington.  Burial will be in the Elm Grove Cemetery.  Visitation will be 2 hours prior to the service.  A memorial has been established to the American Cancer Society and St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

Ora Marner

Posted: Saturday, January 9th, 2010 at 7:22 pm

Ora MarnerVisitation: 3:00 -8:00 pm family present 3-5 & 6-8 pm January 11, 2010 at Powell Funeral Home, Wellman
Funeral Service: 10:30 a.m. January 12, 2010 at Lower Deer Creek Mennonite Church

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Demons split with Mount Pleasant

Posted: Saturday, January 9th, 2010 at 10:24 am

The Demon boys played a tight game through much of the game with Mount Pleasant but foul trouble and the Panthers outside shooting helped the Panthers to an eight point win.

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Mid-Prairie boys win, girls fall against West Liberty

Posted: Saturday, January 9th, 2010 at 10:22 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks used their press to get an early lead on West Liberty and would win 63-35.

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January 9, 2009

Posted: Saturday, January 9th, 2010 at 8:22 am

Birthday Winner: Pauline Cady of Keota

Anniversary Winner: Brandon & Megan Hamilton, 2 years of Washigton

Your Choice Winners

Posted: Saturday, January 9th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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Two KCII listeners are receiving one thousand dollar prize packages from the KCII “Your Choice Sweepstakes.”

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Superintendent Search

Posted: Saturday, January 9th, 2010 at 6:24 am

The committee searching for the Washington School District’s next superintendent has narrowed their list down to five candidates.

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Kids Against Hunger

Posted: Saturday, January 9th, 2010 at 6:23 am

Science and religion are teaming up. St. James Church in Washington is taking part in the Kids Against Hunger Program.

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Warming Trend

Posted: Saturday, January 9th, 2010 at 6:22 am

Eastern Iowa has been hit with heavy snow and frigid temperatures this week, but that’s expected to change soon.

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Iowa Supreme Court Declines to Take Up Wapello Co. Sex Abuse Case

Posted: Friday, January 8th, 2010 at 9:57 am

The Iowa Supreme Court will not take up a sexual abuse case from Wapello County.

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January 8, 2009

Posted: Friday, January 8th, 2010 at 9:39 am

Birthday Winner – David Hora, age 9 of Ainsworth

Travel Still Hazardous in Much of Iowa

Posted: Friday, January 8th, 2010 at 9:16 am

Areas where travel is not advised

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