Archive for February, 2010

Winter Nightmare for Iowans with Disabilities

Posted: Friday, February 26th, 2010 at 5:01 am

There is a little more than three weeks of winter left on the calendar, and this season’s waves of snow and cold have meant cities have had a tough time keeping sidewalks cleared.

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UPDATE- Crawfordsville Boil Order has Been Lifted

Posted: Thursday, February 25th, 2010 at 3:22 pm

The city of Crawfordsville has lifted the boil order and all water tests have passed safely.

Lucille Werning

Posted: Thursday, February 25th, 2010 at 12:16 pm

Memorial Mass for 89 year old Lucille Werning, formerly of Keota, are 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 4, 2010, at Holy Trinity Parish – St. Mary Catholic Church in Keota. Burial of cremated remains will be in Holy Trinity Cemeteries – St. Mary Catholic Cemetery in Keota. Visitation is from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 4, 2010, at the church. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Dementia Foundation, Alzheimer’s Association, American Heart Association, or Holy Trinity Parish.

Harry L. Thomas

Posted: Thursday, February 25th, 2010 at 12:13 pm

Harry L. Thomas, 63, of Richland, died at his home following an illness. Harry requested cremation.  The family will greet friends and share refreshments from 12:30-1:30 P.M. at the Lake Darling Lodge in Lake Darling State Park on Sunday February 28, 2010, followed by an informal time for friends and family to share stories and memories.  Memorials to the Arbor Day Foundation may be left at the Lodge or mailed to the family, in care of, Molly Yates, 3813 Linwood Avenue, Royal Oak, MI, 48073.  Gould Funeral Home in Richland is assisting with arrangements.

Demons meet Panthers in Burlington for District Final

Posted: Thursday, February 25th, 2010 at 8:11 am

The Washington Demon boys basketball team is back on the floor tonight taking on top ranked and rival Mount Pleasant.

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IMS, Keota play District Final games tonight

Posted: Thursday, February 25th, 2010 at 8:06 am

Also tonight in Class 1A, teams are playing District Final games as well.

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Blum to be Arraigned Next Week

Posted: Thursday, February 25th, 2010 at 6:00 am

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A Washington man accused of strangling his wife is set to be arraigned March 5.

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House Moving…A Spectator Sport

Posted: Thursday, February 25th, 2010 at 5:59 am

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House moving is a spectator sport for Washington residents.

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Washington Residents Air Complaints about Snow Plows

Posted: Thursday, February 25th, 2010 at 5:58 am

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Press play to hear from Washington resident Brad Haifley

At least a couple of Washington residents are unhappy with the city’s snow removal.

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City to take Comments on Sitler Drive Relocation

Posted: Thursday, February 25th, 2010 at 5:56 am


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The city of Washington’s Planning and Zoning Commission is seeking public input on the proposed relocation of Sitler Drive.

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Washington BOS Chair: Property Taxes Can’t Fully Support Ambulance Service

Posted: Thursday, February 25th, 2010 at 5:52 am

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The Chair of the Washington County Board of Supervisors says property taxpayers are unfairly burdened with the cost of ambulance service.

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Crops Still Standing From a Wet Fall

Posted: Thursday, February 25th, 2010 at 5:50 am

All the snow has many farmers anxious about what planting conditions will be like in the spring. Gene Mohling with the ISU Extension Service says it’s also causing problems for producers who couldn’t get all their crops out in the fall.

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Appliance Rebates Start Next Month

Posted: Thursday, February 25th, 2010 at 5:46 am

Iowa residents will have the opportunity to reserve rebate funds on new energy efficient appliances starting March first.

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Local Businesses Awarded Grants

Posted: Thursday, February 25th, 2010 at 5:45 am

Ten local small business owners are receiving funding for participating in a workshop presented by the Keokuk County Extension and the Indian Hills Community College.

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Mills Building Continues to Inch Forward

Posted: Wednesday, February 24th, 2010 at 8:38 am

February 24, 2010

Posted: Wednesday, February 24th, 2010 at 8:36 am

Birthday Winner – Deb Hannen of Iowa City

Assumption end Demon girls’ run

Posted: Wednesday, February 24th, 2010 at 8:13 am

The Washington Demon girls basketball team’s season came to an end last night in the Regional Final round.

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Golden Hawks headed to Sub-State

Posted: Wednesday, February 24th, 2010 at 8:10 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks beat Pekin in District Final action to move on to Sub-State.

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Zoning Moves to 3rd Reading

Posted: Wednesday, February 24th, 2010 at 6:00 am

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Whether Washington County has a zoning ordinance could be decided next week.

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WCSD Board Approves nearly $450K in Cuts

Posted: Wednesday, February 24th, 2010 at 5:58 am

Washington School Board Members have approved nearly $450,000 worth of cuts for next fiscal year.

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