Archive for March, 2010

KCII Named Washington Tree Beautification Committee “Volunteer of the Year”

Posted: Thursday, March 4th, 2010 at 5:51 am

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press play to hear from WTBC Member Rick Wageknecht

KCII is being recognized by the Washington Tree Beautification Committee.

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How to Donate to Earthquake Victims

Posted: Thursday, March 4th, 2010 at 5:48 am

Chile was better equipped to handle an earthquake than Haiti. Even so, the American Red Cross and Salvation Army are still urging people to donate to help the South American Nation.

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How to Start at Purple Martin Colony

Posted: Thursday, March 4th, 2010 at 5:46 am

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press play to hear from Johnson County Song Bird Project President Jim Walters

Purple martin populations are on the rise in southeast Iowa.

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IMS To Hold Information Meeting for Students, Parents

Posted: Thursday, March 4th, 2010 at 5:30 am

Students interested in enrolling at Iowa Mennonite School this fall, along with their parents, are invited to an evening of information

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Jimmy D. Litwiller Sr.

Posted: Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010 at 2:26 pm

Funeral services for 74 year old Jimmy D. Litwiller Sr. of Carlisle, formerly of Wellman are at 10:30 Friday (3/5) morning at Powell Funeral Home in Wellman. Burial is at Wellman Cemetery. Visitation is tomorrow (3/4) afternoon from 2-8 pm at the funeral home. Family will be present from 4-8. A general memorial has been established.

Thomas E. Jones

Posted: Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010 at 12:54 pm

Funeral services for 92 year old Thomas E. Jones of Washington, formerly of Crawfordsville are at 10:30 am Monday, March 15 at the Jones Eden Funeral Home. Burial is at Cambrian Cemetery in Rural Columbus Junction. Visitation is opens at 11:00 am Sunday, March 14 at the funeral home. Family visitation is from 2-4 that afternoon.

Vittetoe first team All-Conference

Posted: Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010 at 8:16 am

The Southeast Conference All-Conference wrestling squad is out, and the Demons had one first teamer and several make second team.

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Mount Vernon wins in OT and Assumption is knocked out

Posted: Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010 at 8:15 am

At the girls state basketball tournament in Des Moines, Mount Vernon moves on and Assumption is out.

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Fire Destroys Kalona Tire Shop

Posted: Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010 at 6:51 am


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press play to hear from Assistant Kalona Fire Chief Richard Brenneman

A fire yesterday destroyed a tire shop in Kalona.

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Crash on 218 Injures Two

Posted: Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010 at 6:48 am


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Two Henry County men were hospitalized yesterday after being ejected from a vehicle during a traffic accident on highway 218.

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Zoning Ordinance Passes, Opponents Say it’s not Over

Posted: Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010 at 6:47 am

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Jim Miksch, Wes Rich and Adam Mangold voted yes
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Jim Rosien and Steve Davis voted no
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Mary Leedy, with Free County, says they’ll continue to fight zoning

Washington County will soon have a zoning ordinance.

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Ambulance Subsidy Again on Washington CC Agenda

Posted: Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010 at 6:46 am

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press play to hear from the ambulance service’s Rick Conrad

A semi-annual subsidy to the Washington County Ambulance is again on the agenda for Washington City Councilors.

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Marion Man Hopes to Replace Loebsack

Posted: Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010 at 6:44 am

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A businessman from Marion is hoping to run against Eastern Iowa Congressman Dave Loebsack this fall.

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Audit Identifies more than $31K in Improper Spending by Former Crawfordsville Clerk

Posted: Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010 at 6:42 am

A report from the state auditor shows the former Crawfordsville City Clerk misspent more than $31,000 in city funds.

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WWII Vet Receives Combat Awards 66 Years After Service

Posted: Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010 at 6:40 am

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A Harper man who served in the Army during World War II recently received combat awards, 66 years after the fact.

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Hoops for Haiti

Posted: Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010 at 6:39 am

The WACO High School Student Council is sponsoring a basketball fundraiser to benefit victims of the earthquake in Haiti.

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March 2, 2010

Posted: Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010 at 11:41 am

Birthday Winner – Zeke Slago of Ainsworth

Demons land three first team All-Conference

Posted: Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010 at 8:11 am

The Southeast Conference All-Conference has been released for girls basketball and three Demons received first team honors.

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Mount Plesant state bound

Posted: Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010 at 8:10 am

In boys basketball, number one ranked Mount Pleasant Panthers are headed to the state tournament in Des Moines.

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Girls state basketball tournament underway

Posted: Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010 at 8:09 am

The girls’ state basketball tournament kicked off yesterday with 1A and a couple of 2A games.

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