Archive for February, 2010

Tax Returns Could Help Stimulate Economy

Posted: Saturday, February 20th, 2010 at 6:00 am

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press play to hear from U of I Economist Chuck Whiteman

The nation’s economy remains on shaky ground, but an annual event could help fix the situation.

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Special Edition Magazine to Feature Marek, Schmitz

Posted: Saturday, February 20th, 2010 at 5:58 am

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State Representative Larry Marek and State Senator Becky Schmitz are in town this morning for the Washington Chamber of Commerce’s second legislative briefing of the year.

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Snowy…Yes, but Not Yet at the Level Seen in 2008

Posted: Saturday, February 20th, 2010 at 5:56 am

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press play to hear from State Climatologist Harry Hillaker

It’s been a very snow winter, but southeast Iowa has still not seen the level of precipitation that preceded recording flooding in 2008.

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Planting Concerns Remain to Be Seen

Posted: Saturday, February 20th, 2010 at 5:54 am

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press play to hear from Gene Mohling at the ISU Extension Service

Southeast Iowa hasn’t had a chance to dry out since wet weather in the fall hampered area harvests.

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Home Shopping Extravaganza Pickup Continues Today

Posted: Saturday, February 20th, 2010 at 5:52 am

Pick up for the KCII Home Shopping Extravaganza Continues today.

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1st Christian Giving Away Clothes Today

Posted: Saturday, February 20th, 2010 at 5:40 am

The First Christian Church in Washington is giving away free clothes this morning.

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M-P Hosting Blood Drive

Posted: Saturday, February 20th, 2010 at 5:38 am

Mid-Prairie High School is sponsoring a blood drive for the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center next week.

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February 19, 2010

Posted: Friday, February 19th, 2010 at 10:16 am

Birthday Winner – Judy Asher of Wapello

Five advance at state wrestling tournament

Posted: Friday, February 19th, 2010 at 8:23 am

At the state wrestling tournament in Des Monies, the Demons Zach Walgren saw his season come to an end.

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Golden Hawks cruise to district final

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

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk boys basketball team has moved on to the District Final round and one game away from Sub-State with another runaway win.

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Class 1A post season basketball kicks off

Posted: Friday, February 19th, 2010 at 8:18 am

In Class 1A boys’ basketball, IMS opened post season play beating Fairfield Maharishi 62-19.

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Washington Teachers Ask for 4.4% Pay Raise

Posted: Friday, February 19th, 2010 at 6:00 am

Teachers in the Washington School District are asking for a 4.4% raise in the coming fiscal year.

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More Snow in the Forecast

Posted: Friday, February 19th, 2010 at 5:59 am

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Light snow will spread across the area this afternoon and early tomorrow.

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Manure Debate Centers on DNR Interpretation

Posted: Friday, February 19th, 2010 at 5:56 am

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press play to hear from the DNR’s Gene Tinker

Iowa lawmakers are considering legislation that would further clarify regulations imposed last year on applying manure to frozen farm ground.

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Supervisors Approve USDA Loan Application for Public Health

Posted: Friday, February 19th, 2010 at 5:56 am

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press play to hear from Public Health Admin. Edie Nebel

Washington County Supervisors have approved applying for a $400,000 from the USDA to build a new facility for public health.

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WCHC Releases Annual Report

Posted: Friday, February 19th, 2010 at 5:54 am

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press play to hear from WCHC CEO Don Patterson

Washington County Hospital and Clinics has released its annual report.

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Riverboat Foundation Accepting Spring Grant Applications

Posted: Friday, February 19th, 2010 at 5:50 am

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The Washington County Riverboat Foundation is now accepting applications for its spring competitive grant cycle.

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Home Shopping Extravaganza Pickup Times

Posted: Friday, February 19th, 2010 at 5:49 am

Another KCII Home Shopping Extravaganza is in the books.

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Myrna Larkin

Posted: Thursday, February 18th, 2010 at 9:37 pm

Funeral services for 66 year old Myrna Larkin of Wayland, formerly of Columbus Junction, will be held at 10:30 AM Tuesday (2/23) at the Stacy-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services in Columbus Junction. Visitation will be on Monday (2/22) from 4 to 7:30 PM at the funeral home. Burial will be at the Columbus City Cemetery. A memorial has been established at the funeral home.

Jack McFarland

Posted: Thursday, February 18th, 2010 at 12:36 pm

Funeral services for 77 year old Jack McFarland of Ainsworth are at 10:00 Saturday (2/20) morning at Ainsworth Community Church. Burial is at Oregon Township Cemetery. Visitation begins at noon tomorrow (2/19) at the Jones-Eden Funeral Home in Washington. Family visitation is from 5-8 that evening. A memorial has been established to Marr Park.