Archive for January, 2010

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.

Demons set record for threes in win

Posted: Saturday, January 16th, 2010 at 9:51 am

It was raining threes in Demon Gym last night as the Washington Demons beat Meskwaki Settlement 78-50.

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Bears beat Mid-Prairie girls

Posted: Saturday, January 16th, 2010 at 9:50 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks were at West Branch for a doubleheader, and the Bears came away with the sweep. West Branch won the girls game 53-38.

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West Branch give Mid-Prairie first conference loss

Posted: Saturday, January 16th, 2010 at 9:49 am

In the boys game, West Branch played zone and Mid-Prairie struggled from outside.

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Kalona Family Gets Good and Bad News From Haiti

Posted: Saturday, January 16th, 2010 at 6:48 am

A Kalona family in the process of adopting a child from Haiti has received some good news and bad news.

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Pure Water for All Co-Founder Passes Away

Posted: Saturday, January 16th, 2010 at 6:44 am

A Washington woman who co-founded an organization to help countries like Haiti has died.

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DOT Warns Warmer Temps Can Be Deceiving

Posted: Saturday, January 16th, 2010 at 6:41 am

The Iowa Department of Transportation is warning motorist that warmer weather like we’ve had this week can be deceiving.

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Schmitz Supports Cash Reserve First Measure

Posted: Saturday, January 16th, 2010 at 6:36 am

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State Senator Becky Schmitz says she’s supporting a measure that would require school districts to use cash reserves before raising property taxes.

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Schmitz, Marek In Town for Legislative Breifing

Posted: Saturday, January 16th, 2010 at 6:35 am

Two state lawmakers that represent southeast Iowa are in Washington this morning.

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Wellman Parkside Activites Center Opens Monday

Posted: Saturday, January 16th, 2010 at 6:31 am

Wellman’s new Parkside Activities Center will officially open for business next week.

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