Archive for February, 2010

Washington Chamber Announces Ambassador Officers

Posted: Saturday, February 13th, 2010 at 5:54 am

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The Washington Chamber of Commerce is announcing this year’s officers for its Ambassadors Committee.

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“Road Less Traveled” Stresses Science/Engineering Careers for Women

Posted: Saturday, February 13th, 2010 at 5:52 am

The Washington County Extension Office is encouraging young women to get involved in an ISU program that highlights careers in science, math and engineering.

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Evelyn D. Worley

Posted: Friday, February 12th, 2010 at 12:45 pm

Memorial Service for 85 year old Evelyn D. Worley of Washington is at 2:00 Monday (2/15) afternoon at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Washington. Interment is at Elm Grove Cemetery with full military honors later this spring. Visitation is from 2-4 Sunday (2/14) afternoon at the Beatty Funeral Home. Memorials may be designated to F-Troop Historical Assoc., American Legion Post #29 and Hospice of Washington County.

WACO, Highland, Lone Tree, WMU all advance

Posted: Friday, February 12th, 2010 at 8:28 am

The 1A girls basketball postseason kicked off last night and first the WACO Warriors beat Keota by three but it was a tight finish.

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Demon boys play for share of conference title

Posted: Friday, February 12th, 2010 at 8:21 am

The Washington Demon boys host Mount Pleasant tonight with the conference title on the line.

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Demon girls look to finish conference play unbeaten

Posted: Friday, February 12th, 2010 at 8:20 am

The Demon girls head to Mount Pleasant with the hope of completing another goal for the season.

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Four Demons wrestlers compete at districts tomorrow

Posted: Friday, February 12th, 2010 at 8:19 am

The Demon wrestlers get set to host their district tournament tomorrow.

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Thelma Derby

Posted: Friday, February 12th, 2010 at 7:18 am

Celebration of life service for 94 year old Thelma Derby of Sigourney is at 10:30 Tuesday (2/16) morning at the Sigourney United Methodist Church. Burial is at Pleasant Grove Cemetery. Visitation is from 4-8 Monday (2/15) evening at the Powell Funeral Home in Sigourney. Memorials are for Hospice of Washington County.

Lt. Gov. Touts Job Creation Efforts During Washington Visit

Posted: Friday, February 12th, 2010 at 6:00 am

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Iowa’s Lieutenant Governor says the state’s I-JOBS initiative is one critical component to job creation.

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Large Quakes Would, and Have Been Devastating to the Midwest

Posted: Friday, February 12th, 2010 at 5:58 am

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A geologist with the Iowa Geological and Water Survey says Midwestern earthquakes like the one that hit Illinois this week are intensified by the rocks that the region sits on.

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Another Wintry Blast for SE Iowa

Posted: Friday, February 12th, 2010 at 5:54 am

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Light snow, mainly this morning, will accumulate to less than an inch.

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WCSD Makes Snow Days Decision

Posted: Friday, February 12th, 2010 at 5:52 am

Make Up Days for WCSD

February 15 – President’s Day

March 26 – Teacher’s Technology Training (Students will dismiss at 1:10 PM)

April 5 – Teacher Conference Compensation Day

April 6 – Normally Part of Spring Break

June 1-3 – Last Day of School is Normally May 28

The Washington School District is shortening spring break in an effort to make up the high volume of snow days taken this winter.

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Schmitz Supporting Texting Ban

Posted: Friday, February 12th, 2010 at 5:51 am

Banning texting while driving is a topic stirring up a lot of buzz during this legislative session,

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Washington Co. Engineer’s Office Honored

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

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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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Kindergarten Roundup

Posted: Thursday, February 11th, 2010 at 9:32 pm

Title: Kindergarten Roundup
Location: Mid-Prairie Elementary Schools
Description: Kindergarten Roundup at Mid-Prairie elementary schools has been scheduled for March 24 in all buildings. Parents who have a child ready for kindergarten for the 2010-11 school year are asked to call the school where the child will be attending. The school needs to know the child’s name, birth date, parents’ names, address and telephone number.
Date: 2010-03-24

All You Can Eat Soup Supper

Posted: Thursday, February 11th, 2010 at 9:21 pm

Title: All You Can Eat Soup Supper
Location: Ainsworth Community Church
Description: The Ainsworth Lions Club is putting on an all you can eat soup supper on Saturday, February 20th, from 5 to 8pm at the Ainsworth Community Church. Proceeds will be used to provide eye exams to children in the area who are in need of assistance. Adults eat for $8, ages 5-12 for $4, 4 and under are free.
Date: 2010-02-20

Junk Vehicles

Posted: Thursday, February 11th, 2010 at 10:17 am

Wanted

Junk vehicles

641-660-7128

Weight lifting equipments

Posted: Thursday, February 11th, 2010 at 10:16 am

Wanted

Weight lifting equipment

319-461-9504