Archive for February, 2010

Snow All but Over

Posted: Monday, February 22nd, 2010 at 6:02 am

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Southeast Iowans are digging out after winter storm brought heavy snowfall to the area yesterday and during the overnight hours.

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Marek: Legislature Will Likely Dip into “Rainy Day Funds”

Posted: Monday, February 22nd, 2010 at 6:00 am

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State Rep. Larry Marek, and State Sen. Becky Schmitz at this weekend’s legislative briefing.

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A southeast Iowa state lawmaker says the legislature will likely need to dip into reserve funds to balance the upcoming fiscal year’s budget.

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Amendment May Prevent Empowerment Shift

Posted: Monday, February 22nd, 2010 at 5:58 am

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the audience at this weekend’s legislative briefing

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It appears that Empowerment programs in Iowa will not be moved from the state department of management to the department of education.

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WCSD Food Service Director: “Let’s Move” is Right on

Posted: Monday, February 22nd, 2010 at 5:56 am

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The Food Service Director at the Washington School District says first Lady Michelle Obama has the right idea with her “Let’s Move” campaign.

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Consultant to Lay Out Plans for New 911 Center

Posted: Monday, February 22nd, 2010 at 5:54 am

Washington County’s E911 Services and Communications Boards this week are slated to get an update from a consultant hired to find a new home the communications center.

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Land Use on the Docket for Supervisors

Posted: Monday, February 22nd, 2010 at 5:52 am

Land use issues are on the docket this week for Washington County Supervisors.

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Second Annual Kalona Spring Home Show

Posted: Monday, February 22nd, 2010 at 5:50 am

Area residents will have the opportunity to check out many vendors dealing with home construction and home supplies.

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Kalona Days Seeking Volunteers

Posted: Monday, February 22nd, 2010 at 5:48 am

The Annual Kalona Day is just right around the corner, and event coordinators are in need of volunteers

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UPDATE: Winter Storm Warning Downgraded

Posted: Sunday, February 21st, 2010 at 5:10 pm

The National Weather service has downgraded a Winter Storm Warning to a Winter Weather Advisory.

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February 21, 2010

Posted: Sunday, February 21st, 2010 at 7:30 am

Birthday winner — Edward Moeller of Washington

Anniversary winner — Ann and Ken Luckey

Up to 10 Inches of Snow Possible

Posted: Sunday, February 21st, 2010 at 6:00 am

More snow is in store for Southeast Iowa. 

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Reserve Funds Needed to Balance State Budget

Posted: Sunday, February 21st, 2010 at 5:58 am

It appears as if state government in Iowa will have to dip into reserve funds to balance next year’s budget.

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Land Use Issues on Docket for Supervisors

Posted: Sunday, February 21st, 2010 at 5:56 am

Land use issues are on the docket this week for Washington County Supervisors.

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Second Annual Kalona Spring Home Show

Posted: Sunday, February 21st, 2010 at 5:54 am

Area residents will have the opportunity to check out many vendors dealing with home construction and home supplies.

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Three wrestling for state titles

Posted: Saturday, February 20th, 2010 at 10:04 am

At the state wrestling tournament, three area wrestlers will be in state championship matches.

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Demons face Keokuk tonight in regional semifinals

Posted: Saturday, February 20th, 2010 at 10:02 am

The Washington Demons continue post season play tonight as they head to Mount Pleasant to face Keokuk.

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Highland, Sigourney eliminated in regional semifinals

Posted: Saturday, February 20th, 2010 at 10:01 am

In girls basketball, Class 1A and 2A had regional semifinals games last night which is two games away from the state tournament.

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Edna Jones Lecture Series #2

Posted: Saturday, February 20th, 2010 at 6:23 am

Title: Edna Jones Lecture Series #2
Location: Washington Public Library
Description: Washington County Historical Society presents Edna Jones Lecture Series #2, Native Americans of Washington County Artifact Road Show and Lecture given by Project Archaeologist from the University of Iowa Mark L. Anderson on Saturday at the Washington Public Library at 2pm. It is a free will donation event.
Date: 2010-02-27

Faith Nuggets

Posted: Saturday, February 20th, 2010 at 6:22 am

Title: Faith Nuggets
Location: Washington Mennonite Church
Description: Children of the community are invited to “Faith Nuggets” at the Washington Mennonite Church on Mondays beginning February 22nd through March 22. It’s for 4 year olds through 5th graders. They will have bible stories, crafts, music, fun and treats. There is no cost. Call 461-0970 for more information.
Date: 2010-02-22

Potato Supper

Posted: Saturday, February 20th, 2010 at 6:19 am

Title: Potato Supper
Location: Columbus City Masonic Lodge
Description: The Columbus City United Methodist Church is having their Annual Potato Supper
on Saturday March 20th from 5 to7pm at the Columbus City Masonic Lodge. It is a Free will offering event.

Date: 2010-03-20