Archive for February, 2010

Fire Destroys Barn Near Kalona

Posted: Wednesday, February 10th, 2010 at 6:00 am


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A fire in rural Kalona late Monday night destroyed a pole barn and its contents.

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Empowerment Shift Seems Likely

Posted: Wednesday, February 10th, 2010 at 5:58 am

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WCPH Admin. Edie Nebel Tells supervisors about a recent trip to Des Moines where she sat in on a hearing on the Empowerment proposal
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A program focused on all things early-childhood will likely be shifted from the Iowa Department of Management to the Department of Education.

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Crowded GOP Primary Race for Senate Dist. 45

Posted: Wednesday, February 10th, 2010 at 5:56 am

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press play to hear from Iowa Senate Hopeful Randy Besick

A business owner from Keosauqua is hoping to represent Van Buren, Jefferson and Washington Counties, and parts of Wapello and Johnson Counties in the Iowa Senate.

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Washington, Fairfield Chambers Visit Des Moines

Posted: Wednesday, February 10th, 2010 at 5:54 am

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Members of the Washington and Fairfield Chambers of Commerce visited the Capital this week to get an inside look at state government.

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Residents Asked to Help Measure Bird Populations

Posted: Wednesday, February 10th, 2010 at 5:52 am

Area residents are being asked to help the Louisa County Conservation Board document local bird populations this weekend.

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America Saves Campaign

Posted: Wednesday, February 10th, 2010 at 5:50 am

With the national trend lately being borrow more and save less, Iowa State University Extension is encouraging people to think more prudently when it comes to their finances.

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Curves Food Bank Fundraiser

Posted: Wednesday, February 10th, 2010 at 5:49 am

A local business is having a fundraiser in March to support local food banks.

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February 9, 2010

Posted: Tuesday, February 9th, 2010 at 11:56 am

Birthday Winner – Colton Wimberly of Kalona

Harold W. Gerdes

Posted: Tuesday, February 9th, 2010 at 8:25 am

Services are pending for 92 year old Harold W Gerdes of Washington. Arrangements are being handled by the Jones Eden Funeral Home.

Demons to face Golden Hawks in Wellman-Postponed

Posted: Tuesday, February 9th, 2010 at 8:16 am

The Washington Demon basketball teams were scheduled to head to Wellman for a boy-girl doubleheader with Mid-Prairie. The weather has caused the games to be postponed.

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Demons wrestlers face Assumption

Posted: Tuesday, February 9th, 2010 at 8:15 am

The Demon wrestlers are suppose to head to Wilton tonight to compete at Team Dual Regionals.

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Free County Makes Push Before Public Hearing on Zoning

Posted: Tuesday, February 9th, 2010 at 6:00 am

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press play to hear from Free County Spokesman James Graham

A local citizens group is hoping for a big turnout at a public hearing on the proposed Washington County zoning ordinance.

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More Snow For Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, February 9th, 2010 at 5:58 am

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press play to hear from WeatherEye Meteorologist Tiffany Liebert

Upwards of five inches of snow have fallen over Southeast Iowa since Sunday and more is on the way.

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Washington Councilors Continue Budget Talks

Posted: Tuesday, February 9th, 2010 at 5:56 am

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Washington City Councilors continue to hash out next fiscal year’s budget this week.

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WCSD Board to Discuss Snow Days

Posted: Tuesday, February 9th, 2010 at 5:54 am

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press play to hear from Supt. Dave Sextro

Washington School Board members this week will decide how to make up the unusually high number of snow days taken this year.

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Loebsack Introduces Healthy Food for Healthy Schools

Posted: Tuesday, February 9th, 2010 at 5:42 am

In an effort to help fight childhood obesity in Iowa, Congressman Dave Loebsack has introduced a bill that will take on the problem at schools.

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St. James Royal Ball

Posted: Tuesday, February 9th, 2010 at 5:41 am

St. James School is getting ready for their largest fundraiser of the year.

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Parent Teacher Conferences at Lincoln

Posted: Tuesday, February 9th, 2010 at 5:40 am

Washington’s Stewart Elementary School is having Parent Teacher Conferences this week.

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February 8, 2010

Posted: Monday, February 8th, 2010 at 9:45 am

Birthday Winner – Nancy Trier

Anniversary Winners – Wayne & Judy Janecek of Washington

Demon wrestlers advance as team, send four to districts

Posted: Monday, February 8th, 2010 at 9:18 am

The Washington Demon wrestlers are sending four to the district round of the post season, and the team has advanced on the dual side as well.

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