Archive for March, 2010

Registration Open for Iowa Agricultural Youth Insitutute

Posted: Friday, March 26th, 2010 at 6:42 am

The Iowa Agricultural Youth Institute’s 30th year of the conference is coming up in June.

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Summer Camps Offered at Marr Park

Posted: Friday, March 26th, 2010 at 6:42 am

The Washington Conservation Board is offering five different summer day camps available for four age levels, preschoolers through eighth graders this year.

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Ethel I. Hanze

Posted: Thursday, March 25th, 2010 at 11:26 am

Funeral services for 97 year old Ethel I Hanze, formerly of Brighton are at 11:00 Saturday (3/27) morning at the Brighton United Church. Burial is at Schrock Cemetery north of Coppock. Family will greet friends at the church immediately following the funeral. A memorial has been established for Parkview Home.

March 25, 2010

Posted: Thursday, March 25th, 2010 at 9:18 am

Birthday Winner – Jay Huber of Wellman

Washington Relays open outdoor track season

Posted: Thursday, March 25th, 2010 at 8:15 am

The Washington Demon boys track and field team kicks off their outdoor season tonight at Case Field.

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Highland athletes can get discounted physicals

Posted: Thursday, March 25th, 2010 at 8:08 am

Highland athletes will have a chance to take care of their required physicals at parent-teacher conference night on Monday.

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Power Struggle at IRE

Posted: Thursday, March 25th, 2010 at 7:09 am

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A trial date has been set for a lawsuit centered on a power struggle amid the board of directors at a local biodiesel company.

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WCHC CEO Comments on Healthcare

Posted: Thursday, March 25th, 2010 at 6:59 am

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press play to hear from CEO Don Patterson

The CEO at Washington County Hospital and Clinics says the healthcare bill signed into law by the president this week won’t do a lot to address the cost of medical care.

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M-P, Keota Aim to Get Healthier Foods on Lunch Menu

Posted: Thursday, March 25th, 2010 at 6:54 am

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press play to hear from M-P/Keota Supt. Mark Schneider

Two local schools are undertaking an effort to serve healthier foods.

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Heavier Truckload Measure Moves to Senate

Posted: Thursday, March 25th, 2010 at 6:53 am

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press play to hear from State Rep. Larry Marek (D-Riverside)

The Iowa House has sent a measure to the Senate that would allow triple axle trucks to carry heavier loads on state highways.

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Washington Co. Starting “Adopt a Gravel Road” Program

Posted: Thursday, March 25th, 2010 at 6:48 am

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press play to hear from Interim Engineer Jacob Thorius

Washington County is willing to accept some help maintaining secondary roads.

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Census Deadline Approaching

Posted: Thursday, March 25th, 2010 at 6:24 am

People have until the end of the month to return their census questionnaires.

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WCDC Receives 29th Consecutive 3 Year Accreditation

Posted: Thursday, March 25th, 2010 at 6:23 am

A local organization that acts as an advocate for people for disabilities has received its 29th consecutive three year accreditation.

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Water Garden Presentation in Keokuk Co.

Posted: Thursday, March 25th, 2010 at 6:22 am

Keokuk County Master Gardeners are offering locals tips for their water gardens this season.

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Keith Rowe

Posted: Wednesday, March 24th, 2010 at 11:47 am

Funeral Service for 85 year old Keith Rowe of Wellman is at 10:00 Saturday (3/27) morning at the Asbury United Methodist Church in Wellman. Burial is at Keota Cemetery. Visitation is from 4:30 to 8:00 Friday (3/26) evening at the Powell Funeral Home in Wellman. Memorials have been established to Hospice of Washington County.

MARCH 24, 2010

Posted: Wednesday, March 24th, 2010 at 11:20 am

Birthday Winner – Leta Schieder of Kalona

 Anniversary Winners – Ron & Jeryl McCarter of Winfield

Demon 4×8 in top 15 at UNI

Posted: Wednesday, March 24th, 2010 at 8:05 am

The Demons girls track and field head coach is excited about his 4×8 team’s run at UNI yesterday.

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Columbus coach anticipates strong distance field at Washignton Relays

Posted: Wednesday, March 24th, 2010 at 8:04 am

The Columbus Wildcats will be one of the boys track teams coming to Washington tomorrow to compete in the Washington Relays, and their coach says the meet usually provides a good field for their distance standout to run against.

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Supervisors Set Salary, Job Description for Zoning Admin.

Posted: Wednesday, March 24th, 2010 at 6:55 am

Washington County Supervisors are prepared to pay a zoning ordinance administrator between $35,000 and $45,000 annually.

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WCSD Secures $1-Million Grant for Geothermal System

Posted: Wednesday, March 24th, 2010 at 6:54 am

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Washington’s Stewart Elementary School is getting a geothermal heating and cooling system.

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