Archive for January, 2010

Demon boys meet #2 Panthers

Posted: Friday, January 8th, 2010 at 8:12 am

It will be a battle of two unbeatens as the Washington Demon boys basketball teams goes on the road to face rival Mount Pleasant.

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Demon girls host Mount Pleasant tonight

Posted: Friday, January 8th, 2010 at 8:10 am

The Demon girls will host Mount Pleasant. Washington is ranked number thirteen in the state moving up from fifteenth this week.

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Golden Hawks take on West Liberty

Posted: Friday, January 8th, 2010 at 8:06 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks face West Liberty tonight.

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Snow Gives Way to Dangerously Cold Weather

Posted: Friday, January 8th, 2010 at 6:02 am

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Arctic high pressure building into the area will bring bitter cold temperatures today and tonight.

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Farm Bureau, Free County To Have Zoning Town Hall Meeting

Posted: Friday, January 8th, 2010 at 6:00 am

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Two Washington County groups with very different opinions on a proposed zoning ordinance are planning a town hall style meeting on the topic next week.

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Branstad Plans Stops in Eastern Iowa

Posted: Friday, January 8th, 2010 at 5:58 am

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Former Governor and current Republican gubernatorial hopeful Terry Branstand will be visiting several area communities

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Local Hawk-I Interest Up

Posted: Friday, January 8th, 2010 at 5:56 am

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It’s been a little more than half a year since Iowa’s free health insurance program for children was expanded

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Cow Calf Meeting Planned at Washington Co. Extension

Posted: Friday, January 8th, 2010 at 5:54 am

The Washington County Extension office is hosting a cow calf meeting this month.

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Democrats Consider 2nd Stimulus Package

Posted: Friday, January 8th, 2010 at 5:42 am

Democrats in Congress are talking about a second economic stimulus package.

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Crop Advantage Series

Posted: Friday, January 8th, 2010 at 5:40 am

The Iowa Crop Advantage Series is coming up, and climate change will be a featured topic

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Kay Schwenke

Posted: Thursday, January 7th, 2010 at 12:59 pm

Kay SchwenkeMemorial Service: 10:00 a.m. January 11, 2010 at Sigourney United Methodist Church
Visitation: 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. January 10, 2010 at Sigourney United Methodist Church
Interment: , at Pleasant Grove Cemetery

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Joseph L. West

Posted: Thursday, January 7th, 2010 at 10:43 am

Celebration of life services for 88 year old Joseph L. West of Washington will be held at 10am Tuesday (1/12) at the 1st Assembly of God Church in Washington. Burial will follow at the Elm Grove Cemetery in Washington, with full military honors by American Legion Post #29 of Washington. Visitation will be held from noon to 7pm on Monday (1/11) at the Beatty Funeral Home. Family will be present from 5-7. A memorial has been established for the 1st Assembly of God Church or Hospice of Washington County.

Richard Weeks

Posted: Thursday, January 7th, 2010 at 10:42 am

Funeral Services for 87 year old Richard L. Weeks of Washington will be at 3pm Sunday (1/10) at the United Presbyterian Church. Burial will take place at the Elm Grove Cemetery in Washington. Visitation will be held Saturday (1/9) at the Jones Eden Funeral Home at 11am. Family visitation will be from 3-5pm Saturday (1/9). A memorial has been established to Washington Community Y for youth scholarships or Halcyon House Good Samaritan Fund.

Anna M. Lukavsky

Posted: Thursday, January 7th, 2010 at 10:38 am

Anna LukavskyAnna Marie Lukavsky, age 93, of Washington, died Tuesday, January 5, 2010 at the United Presbyterian Home following a lengthy illness.

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January 7, 2010

Posted: Thursday, January 7th, 2010 at 9:01 am

Birthday Winner – Holly Hamilton

Demon wrestling dual with Fort Madison postponed

Posted: Thursday, January 7th, 2010 at 8:18 am

The Washington Demon wrestlers were scheduled to return to the mat tonight although the weather conditions postponed that meeting.

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Golden Hawks face North Cedar

Posted: Thursday, January 7th, 2010 at 8:15 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk basketball teams are scheduled to host North Cedar for a conference double header tonight.

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WACO host three other schools for wrestling meet

Posted: Thursday, January 7th, 2010 at 8:15 am

The WACO Warriors were hosting several schools last night for a quadrangular. Columbus, Iowa City Regina, English Valley and the Warriors faced off.

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WCSD Approves Purchasing 20 acres for $500K

Posted: Thursday, January 7th, 2010 at 6:00 am

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press play to hear from WCSD Board Member Stephanie Ellignson
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press play to hear from Washington Mayor Sandra Johnson

The Washington School District is purchasing close to 20 acres of land just south of the junior high.

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Conesville Man Charged in Connection With November Chase

Posted: Thursday, January 7th, 2010 at 5:58 am

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A Conesville man is facing multiple criminal charges in connection with a high speed chase in November

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