Archive for March, 2010

Demon girls basketball hold awards banquet

Posted: Tuesday, March 30th, 2010 at 8:16 am

The Washington Demon girls basketball team had their end of the season awards banquet last night.

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Grassley: Dems the Ones not Willing to Work Together

Posted: Tuesday, March 30th, 2010 at 6:54 am

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Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley says he’s been feeling betrayed lately by Democrats.

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State Lawmakers Hope to Finish Session Today

Posted: Tuesday, March 30th, 2010 at 6:52 am

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Iowa lawmakers are heading into the home stretch of this year’s legislative session.

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Field Work Starting this Week

Posted: Tuesday, March 30th, 2010 at 6:47 am

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A regional director at the ISU Extension says southeast Iowans can expect to see farmers in the fields as early as this week.

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Washington Co. Unemployment Holds Steady in February

Posted: Tuesday, March 30th, 2010 at 6:40 am

Washington County’s unemployment rate held steady at 6.8 percent last month

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Two Roads to Close Temporarily in Washington Co.

Posted: Tuesday, March 30th, 2010 at 6:39 am


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Cedar to Dogwood Closure on G26

A portion of G26 in Washington County will be closed this week while construction is wrapped up on a new triple box culvert.

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Angel Food Ministries Distributes $2,000 in Discounted Food

Posted: Tuesday, March 30th, 2010 at 6:20 am

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The inaugural run of Angel Food Ministries in Brighton distributed more than $2,000 worth of discounted food last month.

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Pre-Registration at IMS

Posted: Tuesday, March 30th, 2010 at 6:17 am

Students considering or planning to attend Iowa Mennonite School as a ninth-grade or transfer student this fall are invited to pre-register for classes.

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Earth Day at Marr Park

Posted: Tuesday, March 30th, 2010 at 6:16 am

Earth Day is approaching, and the Washington County Conservation Board is inviting families to celebrate it at Marr Park. 

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Rural Outreach Concert

Posted: Tuesday, March 30th, 2010 at 2:46 am

Title: Rural Outreach Concert
Location: Ainsworth Opera House
Description: The Rural Outreach Concert at the Ainsworth Opera House is Thursday, April 8th at 6pm for a Bohemian meal and concert for $20. The concert itself is $12. For more information, call the Ainsworth Opera House.

Date: 2010-04-08

Kiwanis AMers Easter Egg

Posted: Tuesday, March 30th, 2010 at 2:45 am

Title: Kiwanis AMers Easter Egg
Location: North side of Sunset Park
Description: The Hunt on the North side of Sunset Park is Saturday, April 3rd at 9am. There are three age groups, Pre-school and Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd grade, and 3rd through 6th grade.
Date: 2010-04-03

Operation Snowflake

Posted: Tuesday, March 30th, 2010 at 2:44 am

Title: Operation Snowflake
Location: Immanuel Lutheran Church
Description: Operation Snowflake, an event discussing topics such as peer pressure and bullying, will be April 10th, from 8-4 at Immanuel Lutheran Church. Parents of students attending are encouraged to come to the Parent Program for a presentation by the keynote speaker, Matt Bellace. The Parent Program will begin at 2:30.
Date: 2010-04-10

Ainsworth Opera House Breakfast

Posted: Tuesday, March 30th, 2010 at 2:41 am

Title: Ainsworth Opera House Breakfast
Location: Ainsworth Opera House
Description: The Ainsworth Opera House will be holding their monthly breakfast buffet on Saturday April 3, at the Ainsworth Opera House. Time is set for 7am to 9am. Cost is $7 for adults. Children 10 and under are free with adult. They will have biscuits and gravy, sausage links, bacon, scrambled eggs, ham, hash browns, waffles with toppings, fresh fruit, and drinks. This is a fund raiser for the Opera House.
Date: 2010-04-03

Earth Day at Marr Park

Posted: Tuesday, March 30th, 2010 at 2:39 am

Title: Earth Day at Marr Park
Location: Marr Park
Description: Celebrate Earth Day by discovering the nooks and crannies of Marr Park for some family fun while learning about protecting our natural resources. The Washington County Conservation Board will be hosting its annual Earth Day Scavenger Hunt on Saturday, April 17 from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Date: 2010-04-17

StoryTimes

Posted: Tuesday, March 30th, 2010 at 2:38 am

Title: StoryTimes
Location: Kalona Public Library
Description: During the month of April, on Wednesdays from 10:30-11:00am in the Children’s Area of Kalona Public Library, Youth Services Librarian Marissa will be holding story times for preschoolers. Story times help build early childhood literacy skills through listening, finger plays, rhymes and songs
Date: 2010-04-28

StoryTimes

Posted: Tuesday, March 30th, 2010 at 2:37 am

Title: StoryTimes
Location: Kalona Public Library
Description: During the month of April, on Wednesdays from 10:30-11:00am in the Children’s Area of Kalona Public Library, Youth Services Librarian Marissa will be holding story times for preschoolers. Story times help build early childhood literacy skills through listening, finger plays, rhymes and songs
Date: 2010-04-21

StoryTimes

Posted: Tuesday, March 30th, 2010 at 2:37 am

Title: StoryTimes
Location: Kalona Public Library
Description: During the month of April, on Wednesdays from 10:30-11:00am in the Children’s Area of , Youth Services Librarian Marissa will be holding story times for preschoolers. Story times help build early childhood literacy skills through listening, finger plays, rhymes and songs
Date: 2010-04-14

StoryTimes

Posted: Tuesday, March 30th, 2010 at 2:36 am

Title: StoryTimes
Location: Kalona Public Library
Description: During the month of April, on Wednesdays from 10:30-11:00am in the Children’s Area of Kalona Public Library, Youth Services Librarian Marissa will be holding story times for preschoolers. Story times help build early childhood literacy skills through listening, finger plays, rhymes and songs
Date: 2010-04-07

Easter Cantata

Posted: Tuesday, March 30th, 2010 at 2:35 am

Title: Easter Cantata
Location: United Methodist Church in Winfield
Description: The 2nd and final performance of the Easter Cantata will be at the United Methodist Church in Winfield on Friday, April 2nd at 7pm.

Date: 2010-04-02

T-T-T tasting Bee

Posted: Tuesday, March 30th, 2010 at 2:34 am

Title: T-T-T tasting Bee
Location: United Methodist Church in Winfield
Description: The T-T-T tasting Bee is Saturday, April 17th, at 11am at the United Methodist Church in Winfield. Great food, a free cookbook, door prizes and entertainment by Selah will all be there. The tickets are $7 and available from Chapter P members, Pilot Grove Bank and the CounTree Store.

Date: 2010-04-17