Archive for March, 2010

Dorothy Fischer

Posted: Tuesday, March 9th, 2010 at 7:45 am

Funeral services for 98 year old Dorothy Fischer of Sigourney will be held at 10:00 Thursday (3/11) morning at the Sigourney Christian Church. Burial is at Garrett Cemetery near Delta. Visitation is from 4-8 tomorrow (3/10) night at Powell Funeral Home in Sigourney. A memorial fund has been established for the Sigourney Christian Church and Keokuk County 4-H.

Flooding Risk Down Slightly

Posted: Tuesday, March 9th, 2010 at 7:08 am

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press play to hear from Hydrologist Maren Stoflet

There continues to be a greater than normal risk of flooding across eastern Iowa.

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Measure Allows for More Flexibility in HS Assistance

Posted: Tuesday, March 9th, 2010 at 6:57 am

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press play to hear from State Sen. Becky Schmitz

The Iowa Senate has passed a measure that would afford home school assistance programs flexibility in how state funding is spent.

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Bill Would Allow Larger Loads for Trucks

Posted: Tuesday, March 9th, 2010 at 6:55 am

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press play to hear from State Rep. Larry Marek

A bill in the Iowa House would allow trucks to carry larger loads.

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Property Tax Deadline Approaching

Posted: Tuesday, March 9th, 2010 at 6:51 am

Washington County residents have until the end of the month to pay real-estate and mobile home taxes.

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WCSD Continues to Seek Public Input on New High-School

Posted: Tuesday, March 9th, 2010 at 6:49 am

Washington School Board members are looking for more community input as they lay out plans for a new high-school.

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M-P Boys Begin State Tournament Play

Posted: Tuesday, March 9th, 2010 at 6:48 am

The Mid-Prairie boy’s basketball team plays their first game at the State Tournament today

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National Problem Gambling Awareness Week

Posted: Tuesday, March 9th, 2010 at 6:47 am

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press play to hear from Riverside Casino GM Joe Massa

This is National Problem Gambling Awareness Week.

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Louisa Co. Hosting Entrepreneur’s Consultant

Posted: Tuesday, March 9th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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The Louisa Development Group along with Columbus Junction Community Development Center and ISU Extension in Louisa County is hosting a session for entrepreneurs. 

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Ruth Green

Posted: Monday, March 8th, 2010 at 11:55 am

Funeral services for 94 year old Ruth Green of Oregon, formerly of Sigourney, are at 11:00 Friday (3/12) morning at Powell Funeral Home in Sigourney. Interment is at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Sigourney. Visitation is from 10:00 until service time Friday morning. Memorials have been established to Adventist Health Hospice of Portland, Oregon.

March 7, 2010

Posted: Monday, March 8th, 2010 at 8:47 am

Birthday Winner – Angie Schluetter

March 6, 2010

Posted: Monday, March 8th, 2010 at 8:46 am

Birthday Winner – Kaleb Haifley of Keota

March 8, 2010

Posted: Monday, March 8th, 2010 at 8:02 am

Birthday Winner – Alta Widmer, Iowa City
Anniversary Winner – Robert and Margie Jones, 58 years Wellman

Boys State Basketball Tournament begins today, Mid-Prairie plays tomorrow

Posted: Monday, March 8th, 2010 at 7:36 am

The Boys State Basketball Tournament begins in Des Moines today with the 1A opening round games and a couple of the 2A games.

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State Champs of girls basketball crowned

Posted: Monday, March 8th, 2010 at 7:35 am

The Girls State Basketball Tournament wrapped up on Saturday crowning the 3A and 4A champions.

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Dense Fog, and Showers

Posted: Monday, March 8th, 2010 at 6:40 am

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Cold, wet ground and calm winds have combined to bring dense fog to much of the region this morning.

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Washington Council Moves Forward with Closing Sitler Drive

Posted: Monday, March 8th, 2010 at 6:39 am

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press play to hear from Washington resident John Greener

Washington’s Planning and Zoning Commission is recommending that the city council vacate part of Sitler Drive to accommodate a new high-school campus.

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Soil Compaction Expected to Cause Problems for Spring Planting

Posted: Monday, March 8th, 2010 at 6:23 am

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Soil compaction is expected to be a concern for farmers this spring.

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Hospice to Host Medicare Benefit Meeting

Posted: Monday, March 8th, 2010 at 6:19 am

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press play to hear from Hospice’s Jayme Colby

Hospice of Washington County is hoping to get more information out to the public about their services.

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Identity Theft to be Discussed at Learn at Lunch

Posted: Monday, March 8th, 2010 at 6:15 am

Identity theft is the topic at this month’s Learn at Lunch.

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