Archive for March, 2010

Loebsack, Gettemy Reaction to Healthcare Passage

Posted: Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010 at 7:22 am

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The healthcare overhaul bill has passed the House, and Eastern Iowa Congressman Dave Loebsack was one of the yes votes.

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Chamber Celebrates 75th Anniversary at Annual Dinner

Posted: Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010 at 6:55 am

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The Washington Chamber of Commerce’s 75th annual awards ceremony and banquet last night was a little bittersweet.

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Final Legislative Briefing

Posted: Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010 at 6:49 am

The third and final legislative briefing was this weekend at the Washington County Courthouse.

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Region 15 Extension Hires New County Pgm. Coordinator

Posted: Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010 at 6:47 am

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Keokuk and Iowa County Extension have a new County Program Coordinator.

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IUB Seeking Public Comment on Proposed Alliant Electric Rate Hike

Posted: Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010 at 6:45 am

The Iowa Utilities Board has a series of meetings scheduled next month to take public comment on an electric rate increase request from Alliant Energy.

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Walt Whitman Live

Posted: Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010 at 1:26 am

Title: Walt Whitman Live
Location: Washington Public Library.
Description: The Washington Public Library is having Dr. Bill Koch perform major poems from Walt Whitman in the persona of Whitman himself. He will also be reading recitations of the Gettysburg Address and “O Captain, My Captain” The performance is free on Saturday from 2 to 4 at the Washington Public Library.
Date: 2010-03-27

FFA Consignment Auction

Posted: Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010 at 1:17 am

Title: FFA Consignment Auction
Location: Plank Equipment formally known as Sajak\’s, 2 miles east of Columbus Junction.
Description: Due to the flooding in Columbus Junction, the FFA Consignment Auction on Sunday will be at Plank Equipment formally known as Sajak\’s, 2 miles east of Columbus Junction. If you have any questions, call at 461-3367.

Date: 2010-03-28

Habitat for Humanity 16th Annual Dinner & Auction

Posted: Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010 at 1:16 am

Title: Habitat for Humanity 16th Annual Dinner & Auction
Location: Washington United Methodist Church
Description: Washington Area Habitat for Humanity will be having its 16th Annual Dinner & Auction on Thursday at the Washington United Methodist Church. The meal will be served from 6:00 – 6:30 p.m. The fund-raising of unique items will follow the meal at 6:45. Tickets are $12 and available at Federation Bank or from any board member. At-the-door ticket price is $15.
Date: 2010-03-25

IMS evening for interested 8th grade students

Posted: Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010 at 1:14 am

Title: IMS evening for interested 8th grade students
Location: IMS Celebration Hall
Description: Iowa Mennonite School will host an evening for interested 8th grade students, along with their parents, on Monday, March 29, at 7:00 p.m. in Celebration Hall on the IMS campus.
The evening will feature information presented to incoming students, a chance to meet IMS personnel and receive a tour of the school.

Date: 2010-03-29

Iowa Mennonite School’s Touring Choir

Posted: Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010 at 1:13 am

Title: Iowa Mennonite School’s Touring Choir
Description: Iowa Mennonite School’s Touring Choir will present a program of music twice on Sunday. They will be at Faith Baptist Church in Washington at 10:30 a.m. and at West Union Mennonite Church at 7:00 p.m. In addition, the school’ 13-voice Chamber Singers, a group of juniors and seniors, will also be at Faith Baptist that morning, at 8:15 a.m.

Date: 2010-03-28

Woodrow Shearer

Posted: Monday, March 22nd, 2010 at 9:36 pm

Memorial Services for 97 year old Woodrow Shearer of Columbus Junction are Thursday (3/25) morning at 11:00 at the Columbus Junction United Methodist Church in Columbus Junction.  The Stacy-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services is in charge of arrangements.  Private Burial will be at the Columbus City Cemetery.  A memorial has been established for the Colonial Manor Assisted Living Center in Columbus Junction.

Winfield’s Annual Easter Cantata

Posted: Monday, March 22nd, 2010 at 8:12 pm

Winfield’s Annual Easter Cantata will be on Palm Sunday at 3pm, and Good Friday, April 2nd at 7pm at the United Methodist Church.  The Cantata is titled “The Covenant of Grace” and features a blend of contemporary sounds and traditional church hymns.

Wanted-Riding mower & Chain saw

Posted: Monday, March 22nd, 2010 at 10:40 am

WANTED
Riding mower
Chain saw-medium to large
319-936-3956

Wanted-Bike, Washer & Dryer

Posted: Monday, March 22nd, 2010 at 10:36 am

Wanted
Women’s 10-speed bike
Washer & Dryer
All in good working condition
319-461-6137

Wanted-Vehicle

Posted: Monday, March 22nd, 2010 at 10:32 am

wanted
Vehicle, no rust, under 100,000 miles-$1500
319-653-6949 after 5pm

Found-Plane

Posted: Monday, March 22nd, 2010 at 10:30 am

Found
Plane found in a back yard, call to claim
319-461-5511

For Rent-apartment & house

Posted: Monday, March 22nd, 2010 at 10:28 am

For rent
1 bedroom apartment in Washington, all utilities included plus free use of laundry-$450/month
3-4 bedroom home in Crawfordsville, large yard, close to school, well insulated and newer windows-$500/month
319-461-6145

Deli Booths

Posted: Monday, March 22nd, 2010 at 10:25 am

For Sale
Deli booths-$70-$85
319-936-6218

Push Mowers, Weed Eaters & Dryer

Posted: Monday, March 22nd, 2010 at 10:21 am

For Sale
Push mowers-$40 to $150
3 Weed eaters
Electric dryer-$75
319-657-4431

Soda Machine, Yugio Cards & Cadillac

Posted: Monday, March 22nd, 2010 at 10:19 am

For Sale
8 flavor soda machine-$200
400-500 Yugio trading cards-$60 OBO
1991 Cadillac Rome
319-325-8359