Archive for January, 2010

Washington Man Injured in Plane Crash Near E. Iowa Airport – New Information

Posted: Monday, January 18th, 2010 at 7:41 am

A Washington man is recovering at a Cedar Rapids hospital after a plane crash Sunday night.

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Marek Asks Local Governments to Share the Pain of Budget Woes

Posted: Monday, January 18th, 2010 at 7:29 am

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The effects of Iowa’s state budget shortfalls are expected to be felt by local governments.

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Grassley Has Kind Words for Obama

Posted: Monday, January 18th, 2010 at 7:25 am

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President Barack Obama hasn’t been without his critics. But he recently got some kind words from an unlikely source: Iowa Republican Senator Chuck Grassley.

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Supervisors to Set Public Hearing Date on Zoning

Posted: Monday, January 18th, 2010 at 7:23 am

Washington County Supervisors are expected to set the date for the first official public hearing on a proposed zoning ordinance

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Government Offices Closed in Recognition of MLK

Posted: Monday, January 18th, 2010 at 7:22 am

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Many schools and government offices are closed today in recognition of Martin Luther King Junior’s

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WCHC Launches Pulmonary Disease Treatment Program

Posted: Monday, January 18th, 2010 at 7:14 am

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Washington County Hospital and Clinics’ Physical Therapy Department is launching a new program to treat those with severe Pulmonary disease.

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Daffodils For Sale

Posted: Monday, January 18th, 2010 at 7:09 am

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The American Cancer Society’s annual Daffodil Days sale is in full swing.

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Slow Down, and Savor Washington

Posted: Monday, January 18th, 2010 at 7:03 am

Main Street Washington is presenting Slow Down and Savor in Washington.

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Burning Wood in an Efficient Way

Posted: Monday, January 18th, 2010 at 7:03 am

Many people burn wood to save money. Whether you are cutting your own wood or buying it, there is always a price involved.

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Jacob “Jake” Gingerich

Posted: Sunday, January 17th, 2010 at 8:36 pm

Gingerich, Jacob ‘Jake’
January 16, 2010

Celebration of Life Service
Wed. January 20, 2010
10:00 AM Sharon Bethel Church
2260 520th St. SW, Kalona 52247

burial: Sharon Bethel Cemetery

Visitation: Monday Jan. 18 6-8 PM
Tuesday Jan 19 2-8 ALL AT SHARON BETHEL CHURCH

Memorial: Sharon Bethel Church
Jacob Gingerich died Sat. Jan 16 in Leon, IA

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Clarabelle Durian

Posted: Sunday, January 17th, 2010 at 8:22 am

Funeral Services for 83 year old Clarabelle Durian of Wellman are at 10:00 tomorrow morning at the Kalona Christian Fellowship Church. Burial is at a later date in the Wassonville Cemetery. Visitation is from 2-8 today at the Yoder-Powell Funeral Home in Kalona with family present from 2-4 and 6-8. Memorials have been established to Wassonville Cemetery or Mercy Hospice Care Unit.

Elmer Gee Miller

Posted: Sunday, January 17th, 2010 at 7:56 am

Miller, Elmer Gee
January 16, 2010

Celebration of Life Service
Tuesday, January 19, 2010
10:00 AM
Fairview Conservative Mennonite Church, 2605 540th St. SW, Kalona
Burial: Fairview Cemetery

Visitation: Monday 2-8 Family present 2-4 and 6-8 at FAIRVIEW MENNONTE CHURCH

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January 17, 2010

Posted: Sunday, January 17th, 2010 at 7:31 am

Birthday winner — Darlene Burich, 85 of Riverside

January 16, 2010

Posted: Sunday, January 17th, 2010 at 7:20 am

Birthday winner — Bob Randall of Washington

Marek and Schmitz Deliver First Legislative Briefing

Posted: Sunday, January 17th, 2010 at 6:00 am

Around thirty people came to the Washington County Courthouse Saturday for the Chamber of Commerce’s first legislative briefing of the year.

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Washington, Fairfield Chambers Planning Trip to Capital

Posted: Sunday, January 17th, 2010 at 5:58 am

The Washington and Fairfield Chambers of Commerce are planning trip to Des Moines next month.

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Iowa Fuel Prices Remain Below National Average

Posted: Sunday, January 17th, 2010 at 5:56 am

The Energy Information Administration is saying national fuel prices are on an upward trend. Data Analyst for the Iowa Office of Energy Independence Kerri Johannsen says Iowa’s average fuel prices have followed the national trend taking a dip in December, and rebounding this first half of January, but still below the national average. Cold weather is to blame in Iowa and the U.S. for the increase in fuel demand. Positive signs of economic recovery and increase in demand are driving up fuel prices.

Slow Down and Savor Washington

Posted: Sunday, January 17th, 2010 at 5:54 am

Main Street Washington is presenting Slow Down and Savor in Washington. Slow Down and Savor is a progressive meal with international flavor. Six of Washington’s downtown restaurants will have three dollar menu items that represent their unique menus. Dino’s, Panda Palace, Frontier Family Restaurant, Dodici’s Shop, La Casa Grande and The Coffee Corner will all be participating. If you dine in at all six restaurants, you can enjoy a complete international meal for fewer than 20 dollars. There will be free mini-bus rides running from each restaurant all evening long.

Kidz Klub

Posted: Saturday, January 16th, 2010 at 10:42 am

Title: Kidz Klub
Location: Washington United Methodist Church
Description: Kidz Klub will resume Wednesday, at Washington United Methodist Church. This program is free to children Kindergarten through 6th Grade, however, pre-registration is required. This quarter, we are proud to offer the FaithWeaver Friends curriculum! Please contact the United Methodist Church office for more information.

Date: 2010-01-20

YP Washington

Posted: Saturday, January 16th, 2010 at 10:41 am

Title: YP Washington
Location: Unc and Neph\’s
Description: The next YP Washington event will be this Wednesday, at Unc and Neph\’s from 5:30-7:30. They will have a sign up sheet there for YP Washington board positions along with a discussion as to what they want to do this year. They would like to have events at other places other than Unc and Neph\’s every month, so please attend to share your ideas. Bring a friend and hope to see you there!
Date: 2010-01-20