Archive for February, 2010

Washington Co. Engineer’s Office Honored

Posted: Friday, February 12th, 2010 at 5:50 am

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press play to hear from Interim Engineer Jacob Thorius

The Washington County Engineer’s Office does pretty good work according to the Iowa Concrete and Paving Association.

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Highland Student Recognized for Community Service

Posted: Friday, February 12th, 2010 at 5:48 am

A senior at Highland High School is being honored for his community service activities.

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Hunter Safety Course Offered

Posted: Friday, February 12th, 2010 at 5:46 am

The Washington County Conservation Board next month is hosting a Hunter Safety Class at the Conservation Education Center in Marr Park.

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February 11, 2010

Posted: Thursday, February 11th, 2010 at 9:15 am

Birthday Winner – Renee O’Neal of Washington

Anniversary Winners – Bill & Mary Hennigan of Washington

Cleda Geneo

Posted: Thursday, February 11th, 2010 at 9:15 am

Funeral Services for 96 year old Cleda Geneo of Sigourney are at 2:00 tomorrow (2/12) at Sigourney Christian Church. Burial is in Pleasant Grove Cemetery. Visitations from noon until service time at the church. Memorials have been established to the church.

February 10, 2010

Posted: Thursday, February 11th, 2010 at 9:10 am

Birthday Winner – Crystal Fanatia of Washington

Assumption beats Demon wrestlers at Wilton

Posted: Thursday, February 11th, 2010 at 8:24 am

The Washington Demon wrestlers ran into a very strong Davenport Assumption squad at the team Regional Dual Championships last night.

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Class 1A girls basketball playoffs begin

Posted: Thursday, February 11th, 2010 at 8:21 am

In basketball, the postseason begins tonight for area 1A girls teams.

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Demon girls add Marion to schedule

Posted: Thursday, February 11th, 2010 at 8:18 am

The Washington Demon girls basketball team has been unable to make up two games lost because of weather, so they’ve added a game against a ranked team to their schedule.

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Economics Seen as Underlying Issue in Zoning Debate

Posted: Thursday, February 11th, 2010 at 6:00 am

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pro-zoning

Around 150 people turned out last night for a public hearing on the proposed zoning ordinance for Washington County.

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Marek: Prevailing Wage Measure Likely Won’t Pass House

Posted: Thursday, February 11th, 2010 at 5:58 am

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press play to hear from State Rep. Marek

The issue of prevailing wages has again surfaced in the Iowa Legislature.

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Lt. Governor Washington Visit Rescheduled

Posted: Thursday, February 11th, 2010 at 5:56 am

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Iowa Lt. Governor Patty Judge is visiting Washington today.

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Flags to Fly at Half-Staff to Honor Fallen Iowa Soldier

Posted: Thursday, February 11th, 2010 at 5:54 am

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Governor Chet Culver has ordered all flags at half-staff Friday to honor a fallen soldier from Iowa.

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Ohio Company Bringing Jobs to SE Iowa

Posted: Thursday, February 11th, 2010 at 5:50 am

A business out of Ohio will be opening a new packaging facility creating 75 jobs for Southeast Iowa.

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RSV on the Rise

Posted: Thursday, February 11th, 2010 at 5:49 am

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press play to hear from Washington County Public Health’s Chrystal Woller

Influenza and H1N1 aren’t the only viruses on the rise during this flu season.

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Two Opera Performances Coming to Washington

Posted: Thursday, February 11th, 2010 at 5:46 am

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Two opera productions are coming to Washington this month. The Des Moines Metro Opera is putting on the shows in partnership with the Washington Community Theatre. The Metro Opera’s Michael Egel says the first show, Hansel and Gretel, is geared towards a younger audience. The second production is The Barber of Seville. Egel says almost everyone should be familiar with it. He says Warner Brothers used music from the show in a Bug’s Bunny cartoon in the 1950’s. Hansel and Gretel runs February 18 and 19. The Barber of Seville is February 26 and 27. Show times are at 7:00 PM. Adult tickets are 15-dollars.

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Posted: Wednesday, February 10th, 2010 at 8:02 am

Birthday Winner – Crystal Fanatia, 31, Washington

Demon wrestlers face Assumption tonight

Posted: Wednesday, February 10th, 2010 at 7:50 am

The Washington Demon wrestlers are scheduled to head to Wilton tonight to compete in the dual regionals.

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Demons and Golden Hawks won’t reschedule meeting

Posted: Wednesday, February 10th, 2010 at 7:47 am

The Demons and the Golden Hawks will not be making up their second meeting of the season.

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Demons meet Cheifs to start tournament play

Posted: Wednesday, February 10th, 2010 at 7:46 am

The Demon boys basketball team will be at home to open the post season.

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