Archive for March, 2010

Free ACT, SAT Prep-Tests Available

Posted: Thursday, March 11th, 2010 at 6:28 am

High school students will soon be taking ACT and SAT tests, and Iowa’s College Aide programming is offering something to help prepare.

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Nature CSI at Marr Park

Posted: Thursday, March 11th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Washington County Conservation Board is hosting a Nature CSI program at Marr Park.

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Pesticide Classes Being Offered

Posted: Thursday, March 11th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Pesticide applicators who need recertification can get it done at the Washington County Extension.

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March 10, 2010

Posted: Wednesday, March 10th, 2010 at 9:14 am

Birthday Winner – Tucker Hall of Ainsworth
Anniversay Winners – Doug & Diane Brenneman of Joetown

Solon holds on for win over Golden Hawks

Posted: Wednesday, March 10th, 2010 at 8:11 am

At the state basketball tournament, the Solon Spartans held off a 4th quarter Mid-Prairie surge to win and advance to the semifinals.

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Demons girls run at Demon Indoor

Posted: Wednesday, March 10th, 2010 at 8:10 am

The girls track season began with the first indoor meet, the Demons Indoor was held on the campus of the University of Iowa yesterday.

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March 10

Posted: Wednesday, March 10th, 2010 at 8:02 am

Birthday Winner – Tucker Hall, 12, Ainsworth

Anniversary Winner – Doug and Diane Brenneman, Joetown, 10 years

Flooding Risks Continue

Posted: Wednesday, March 10th, 2010 at 6:51 am

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Saturated soil, melting snow and daily chances of rain this week are expected to lead to high river stages and chances of flooding.

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County Enacts Spring Road Embargoes

Posted: Wednesday, March 10th, 2010 at 6:48 am

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press play to hear from interim engineer Jacob Thorius

Washington County has a message regarding secondary roads this spring: If you don’t need to be on them, stay off.

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Schmitz, Marek Confident Legislature will Adjourn on Time

Posted: Wednesday, March 10th, 2010 at 6:45 am

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Two southeast Iowa state lawmakers say they’re confident the legislature will be able to end this year’s session on time.

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Former 1st Lady of Iowa Stops in Washington

Posted: Wednesday, March 10th, 2010 at 6:43 am

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press play to hear from Christie Vilsack

The former first lady of Iowa is gathering data on, and hoping to prevent unplanned pregnancies.

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Cafe Dodici Receives Iowa Source Awards

Posted: Wednesday, March 10th, 2010 at 6:39 am

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Café Dodici has been named as the best place to grab Sunday brunch and have a meal for a special occasion by the Iowa Source.

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M-P Falls at State Tourney

Posted: Wednesday, March 10th, 2010 at 6:26 am

The Mid-Prairie boys’ basketball team failed to reach the second round of the State Tournament

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Cigarette Sales, Consumption Down

Posted: Wednesday, March 10th, 2010 at 6:25 am

A new report shows a sharp drop in cigarette sales in Iowa.

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Small Business Academy in Wapello

Posted: Wednesday, March 10th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The ISU Extension Office in Wapello is having a six week small business class.

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March 9, 2010

Posted: Tuesday, March 9th, 2010 at 8:42 am

Birthday Winner – Zach Frank of Riverside
Anniversary Winners- Roger & Mary Lou Farmer of Washington

Golden Hawks meet Solon at state today

Posted: Tuesday, March 9th, 2010 at 8:38 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk boys basketball team we’ll be in action at the Boys State Basketball Tournament in Des Moines.

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Sobaskie, Sweeting named to All-State Basketball Team

Posted: Tuesday, March 9th, 2010 at 8:37 am

The Girls Union has released this year’s All-State teams and two area girls received honors including a Demon.

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Demons hosting indoor track meet today

Posted: Tuesday, March 9th, 2010 at 8:35 am

The indoor high school track season will kick off today. The indoor season is mainly used as a gear up and gauging chance for teams before the outdoor season and consists of a hand full of meets.

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Lorene Cox

Posted: Tuesday, March 9th, 2010 at 7:49 am

Funeral services for 85 year old Lorene M. Cox of Washington are at 10:30 Thursday (3/11) at the Jones Eden Funeral Home in Washington. Burial is at Elm Grove Cemetery. Visitation opens at noon tomorrow (3/10) at the funeral home. Family visitation is from 5-7 that evening. A general memorial has been established.