Archive for February, 2010

Mid-Prairie’s Miller signing to play for Hawkeyes

Posted: Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010 at 8:19 am

Mid-Prairie stand out running back Tanner Miller is signing to play for the Hawkeyes today.

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Demon wrestlers beat S-K and Pella

Posted: Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010 at 8:18 am

The Washington Demon wrestlers closed out their regular season with wins over Pella and Sigourney-Keota in Washington last night.

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State Reorganization Could Significantly Impact Washington Co.

Posted: Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010 at 6:00 am

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press play to hear from WCPH Adm. Edie Nebel

A bill that aims to save money by reorganizing state government could have a significant impact in Washington County.

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Senate Amendment Saves Mt. Pleasant MHI…for Now

Posted: Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010 at 5:58 am

Iowa Senators this week approved an amendment to the state government reorganization bill that would close the mental health institute in Clarinda, rather than the one in Mt. Pleasant.

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Flood Risk up for Eastern Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010 at 5:56 am

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press play to hear from NWS Hydrologist Maren Stoflet

There is a greater than normal risk of spring flooding across much of eastern Iowa this year.

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Councilors Slated to Approve “Junk” Ordinance

Posted: Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010 at 5:54 am

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press play to hear from Roth

Washington City Councilors could be adopting a revised junk and junk vehicle ordinance this week.

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Alliant Plans Outage in Wellman Area

Posted: Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010 at 5:52 am

Alliant Energy plans to shut down power tomorrow to do some maintenance in the Wellman area.

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Practical Farmers Offering “Farminar”

Posted: Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010 at 5:50 am

In an effort to provide meaningful agriculture instruction during the winter months, Practical Farmers of Iowa are offering off-season webinars, or “Farminars.”

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“Great Lakes Region” Photos on Display at WPL

Posted: Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010 at 5:40 am

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press play to hear from Photographer Lyle Moen

Photographs of the Great Lakes Region snapped by a local couple are on display in the Washington Public Library.

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Blood Drive in Wayland this Month

Posted: Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010 at 5:39 am

Wayland’s Bethel Mennonite Church is hosting a blood driver later this month.

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Clara Eckhardt

Posted: Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010 at 8:47 pm
Visitation: Noon – 1:30 p.m. February 04, 2010 at Powell Funeral Home, Wellman
Funeral Service: 1:30 p.m. February 04, 2010 at Powell Funeral Home, Wellman
Interment: February 04, 2010 at Wellman Cemetery

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Alice L. Herbert

Posted: Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010 at 8:47 pm

Alice L. Herbert, age 87, of Washington died Sunday January 31, 2010 at the Washington Care Center following a decline in health.

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February 2, 2010

Posted: Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010 at 12:39 pm

Birthday Winner – Bob Redlinger of Washington

Richard L. Hahn

Posted: Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010 at 11:51 am

Richard L. Hahn, age 66, of Morning Sun formerly of Washington died Monday February 1, 2010 at the Morning Sun Care Center following complications from a stroke.

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Golden Hawks beat Trojans in Fairfield

Posted: Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010 at 8:14 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk boys basketball team went to Fairfield to face the 3A Trojans and after a close first half the Golden Hawks took control in the second.

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IMS splits with Lone Tree

Posted: Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010 at 8:13 am

The third ranked IMS boys had a make up date in Lone Tree with the Lions last night.

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Columbus drops close one to WACO

Posted: Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010 at 8:12 am

Also last night WACO played host to Columbus and the girls game was a close one.

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Snow Tapering Off for the Day, but not Week

Posted: Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010 at 6:45 am

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Light snow and patchy freezing drizzle are expected to taper off this morning.

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Washington Co. Participates in Pandemic Drill

Posted: Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010 at 6:44 am

Washington County has a clearer picture of what emergency officials would need to do during a pandemic.

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Marek: HS Rail Project Down, but not Out

Posted: Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010 at 6:43 am

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A project that would link Iowa City and Chicago via a high speed rail line didn’t receive federal funding during

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