Archive for January, 2010

IDPH: Limiting Screen Time Correlates with Healthy Body Index in Kids

Posted: Tuesday, January 26th, 2010 at 5:52 am

A new report from the Iowa Department of Public Health indicates keeping children at a normal body index may be easier by simply limiting screen time.

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Youth Ice Fishing Clinic Offered in Louisa Co.

Posted: Tuesday, January 26th, 2010 at 5:50 am

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Kids in Louisa County are being invited to learn how to ice fish.

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Iowa FFA Members Visit State Capital

Posted: Tuesday, January 26th, 2010 at 5:48 am

Iowa FFA members visited the state capital recently for their 25th Annual Legislative Symposium.

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Alice P. Smith

Posted: Monday, January 25th, 2010 at 8:55 pm

Alice P. Smith, age 86, of Washington died Monday January 25, 2010 at the United Presbyterian Home following a sudden illness.

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Ainsworth Community Center/Opera House Breakfast Buffet

Posted: Monday, January 25th, 2010 at 8:12 pm

Title: Ainsworth Community Center/Opera House Breakfast Buffet
Location: Ainsworth Community Center/Opera House
Description: Ainsworth Community Center/Opera House on Saturday February 6th will hold their first breakfast of the new year. It will be from 7am to 9am and the cost is $7 a person, 10 and under eat for free. They will have biscuits and gravy, ham, sausage, bacon, scrambled eggs, hash browns, pancakes, fresh fruit and more. This is a fundraiser for the Opera House. Please check out our new website at ainsworth opera house.org
Date: 2010-02-06

Irene Gries

Posted: Monday, January 25th, 2010 at 9:34 am

Visitation: 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. January 27, 2010 at Powell Funeral Home – Sigourney
Funeral Service: 10:30 a.m. January 28, 2010 at St. Mary Catholic Church
Interment: January 28, 2010 at St. Mary Cemetery

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Donald Buckman

Posted: Monday, January 25th, 2010 at 9:31 am

Funeral services are pending for 82 year old Donald Buckman of Conesville. The Sorden-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services is handling the arrangements.

NEWS UPDATE – Man Accused of Holding Knife to Woman’s Throat During Sexual Assault in Lone Tree

Posted: Monday, January 25th, 2010 at 9:22 am

A 39 year old man is facing two felony charges after allegedly forcing a woman in Lone Tree to have sex with him.

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January 25, 2010

Posted: Monday, January 25th, 2010 at 9:15 am

Birthday Winner – Marsha Roberts of Washington

Demons get first win over Pella Christian in five years

Posted: Monday, January 25th, 2010 at 8:25 am

The Washington Demon boys basketball got a big win on Saturday hosting Pella Christian.

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Demons host Greyhounds tonight

Posted: Monday, January 25th, 2010 at 8:14 am

The Washington Demon girls will host Burlington tonight.

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Keota and Highland split

Posted: Monday, January 25th, 2010 at 8:10 am

The Keota Eagles were hosting Highland Saturday.

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House Fire Sends two to Hospital

Posted: Monday, January 25th, 2010 at 6:28 am


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A house fire in Washington that sent two people to the hospital is being blamed on an electric blanket.

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MSW Announces $20K in Challenge Grant Money

Posted: Monday, January 25th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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A downtown Washington business is getting a facelift courtesy of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Challenge Grant Program.

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Washington Councilors to Begin Budget Talks

Posted: Monday, January 25th, 2010 at 6:24 am

Washington City Councilors will begin forming next year’s budget this week.

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Washington Councilors to Begin Budget Talks

Posted: Monday, January 25th, 2010 at 6:24 am

Washington City Councilors will begin forming next year’s budget this week.

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Supervisors Could Set Public Hearing for Zoning

Posted: Monday, January 25th, 2010 at 6:21 am

Washington County Supervisors are expected to set a public hearing date for a proposed zoning ordinance this week.

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Grassley Says Biodiesel Credit is a Top Priority

Posted: Monday, January 25th, 2010 at 6:20 am

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Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley says renewing tax credits for biodiesel is a top priority for him this year.

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Loebsack Urges Obama to Make LIHEAP Funds Available

Posted: Monday, January 25th, 2010 at 6:18 am

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Congressman Dave Loebsack has announced nearly five million dollars for home heating assistance to aid Iowa families who are under pressure in the current economic struggles.

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St. James Packaging Food for “Kids Against Hunger”

Posted: Monday, January 25th, 2010 at 6:14 am

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St. James Church is looking for volunteers to help the “Kids Against Hunger” effort.

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