Archive for March, 2010

U of I Economist Comments on Revised REC Numbers

Posted: Monday, March 15th, 2010 at 6:48 am

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Iowa’s Revenue Estimating Conference has released a slightly more pessimistic outlook for state tax collections this year.

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Mild Weather Expected this Week

Posted: Monday, March 15th, 2010 at 6:42 am

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Rapid snow melt and rain last week has many Iowans concerned about flooding. State Climatologist Harry Hillaker says this week’s forecast should help alleviate some of those worries.

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Iowa Ag Secretary on Special Edition News Magazine Today

Posted: Monday, March 15th, 2010 at 6:39 am

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This is National Ag Week and KCII will be airing special edition news magazines centered on the topic.

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WCSD, Service Employees Reach Contract Agreement

Posted: Monday, March 15th, 2010 at 6:26 am

Service employees at the Washington School District have made some major concessions in light of an $800,000 funding shortfall from the state.

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Iowa Women in Ag Workshops

Posted: Monday, March 15th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Iowa Women in Agriculture is having workshops in Mt. Pleasant next month.

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James Paulding

Posted: Sunday, March 14th, 2010 at 4:50 pm

Funeral services for 100 year old James Paulding of Conesville will be held at 11 AM Wednesday morning (3/17) at the Stacy-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services.  Burial will be in the Indian Creek Cemetery.  Visitation will be on Tuesday (3/16) from 5-7 PM at the funeral home.  A luncheon will follow the service at the Columbus Junction American Legion.

March 13, 2010

Posted: Sunday, March 14th, 2010 at 7:30 am

Birthday Winner — Tom Martin of Washington

March 12, 2010

Posted: Sunday, March 14th, 2010 at 7:14 am

Birthday winner — Tom Martin, Washington

Supervisors to Further Discuss Zoning

Posted: Sunday, March 14th, 2010 at 5:58 am

Washington County Supervisors again talking about zoning. They have a work session scheduled this week on the recently adopted ordinance.

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University Women Offering $500 Scholarships

Posted: Sunday, March 14th, 2010 at 5:56 am

The Washington Branch of the American Association of University Women is offering $500 scholarships to women high school graduates.

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Region 12 Art Contest

Posted: Sunday, March 14th, 2010 at 5:54 am

The annual Iowa Artists Region 12 art competition is coming to Washington.

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Shirley A. Rath

Posted: Saturday, March 13th, 2010 at 11:35 am

Celebration of life services for 53 year old Shirley A. Rath of Kalona are at 10:30 Monday morning at the Kalona Mennonite Church. Burial is in Aspen Grove Cemetery in Burlington at 3:00 PM. Visitation is tomorrow from 1-8 PM at Peterseim Funeral Home in Kalona. Family will greet friends from 1-4. Memorials are for the Tall Grass Prairie Center at the University of Northern Iowa Hospice.

Rock Valley and Solon try to repeat

Posted: Saturday, March 13th, 2010 at 8:13 am

Class 1A and 2A boys basketball state champs have been crowned.

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3A & 4A title games tonight

Posted: Saturday, March 13th, 2010 at 8:12 am

Tonight the 3A and 4A state championship basketball games will be played.

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WCSD to Take Bids for “90 Acres”

Posted: Saturday, March 13th, 2010 at 6:00 am

Washington School Board members have decided to open up the sale of the “90 acres” to bids.

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ECICOG Delivers Annual Report to Washington Co. Supervisors

Posted: Saturday, March 13th, 2010 at 5:58 am

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Washington County Supervisors this week got an annual update from the East Central Iowa Council of Governments or ECICOG.

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Daylight Saving Time Begins Sunday

Posted: Saturday, March 13th, 2010 at 5:56 am

It’s time to spring forward.

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Canadian Violinist to Perform in Washington

Posted: Saturday, March 13th, 2010 at 5:54 am
Jasper Wood (Courtesy Photo)Jasper Wood (Courtesy Photo)

A Canadian violinist is performing in Washington later this month.

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YMCA: Sports Promote Physical and Mental Fitness

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

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The YMCA of Washington is getting youngsters signed up for a number of spring and summertime sports.

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Final Legislative Briefing

Posted: Saturday, March 13th, 2010 at 5:35 am

The last legislative briefing is coming up next weekend in Washington.

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