Archive for March, 2010

KCII Recognized as Main Street Business Partner of the Year

Posted: Wednesday, March 24th, 2010 at 6:53 am

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KCII Radio is being recognized as Main Street Washington’s Business Partner of the Year.

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Stoufer: Volunteerism is Backbone of Community

Posted: Wednesday, March 24th, 2010 at 6:52 am

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A spirit of volunteerism is one of the backbones of the Washington community. That’s according to resident Dave Stoufer. He was the guest speaker at this week’s chamber of commerce awards ceremony.

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Hospice to Recognize Volunteers

Posted: Wednesday, March 24th, 2010 at 6:49 am

Hospice of Washington County is gearing up for National Volunteer Week.

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Burning the Prairie at Marr Park

Posted: Wednesday, March 24th, 2010 at 6:47 am

The Washington County Conservation Board is having their annual Marr Park Night Prairie Burn.

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New Truck for Letts FD

Posted: Wednesday, March 24th, 2010 at 6:20 am

After 22 years of saving, the Letts Fire Department has a new truck.

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Donald Eugene Scheeler

Posted: Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010 at 11:32 am

Funeral Services for 85 year old Donald Eugene Scheeler of Brighton are at 10:30 Friday (3/26) morning at the Brighton United Church. Burial is at Hillcrest Cemetery. Visitation at Gould Funeral Home in Brighton opens at 4:00 Thursday (3/25) afternoon with family present from 6-8 that evening. Memorials are to the Brighton Volunteer Fire Department or the church.

March 23, 2010

Posted: Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010 at 10:06 am

Birthday Winner – Rhonda Whittoff of Martin

Anniversary Winners – Steve & Clark Ann Gingerich of Brighton

Redlinger fourth at Dickinson Relays

Posted: Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010 at 8:19 am

The Demons boys track and field team was competing at the UNI indoor meet yesterday, but their plans for the relay events kind of got a wrinkle in them with an injury.

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Demons girls turn to run at UNI

Posted: Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010 at 8:14 am

The Demon girls head up to UNI for their indoor meet today.

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What Cheer Woman Killed in Keokuk Co. Crash

Posted: Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010 at 7:42 am

A crash in Keokuk County yesterday claimed the life of a What Cheer Woman.

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Obama to Visit Iowa City

Posted: Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010 at 7:34 am

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President Barack Obama is coming to Southeast Iowa this week.

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Greiner: Healthcare Could Help Republicans Seeking Office

Posted: Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010 at 7:33 am


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press play to hear from Sandy Greiner

A former state representative and current state senate hopeful from southeast Iowa says backlash over healthcare reform and other Democratic initiatives could help Republicans seeking office this fall.

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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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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.

Clifford J. Fritz

Posted: Monday, March 22nd, 2010 at 9:42 am

Funeral Mass for 85 year old Clifford J. Fritz of Brighton is Wednesday (3/24) morning at 10:30 at St. Joseph Church in East Pleasant Plain. Burial is in St. Joseph Cemetery. Visitation begins at 4:00 tomorrow (3/23) at the church. Family will be present from 6-8 that evening. Prayers for a Christian Wake begin at 7:00 tomorrow night. Memorials are for the church, Hospice Compasses or the UP Home.

March 22, 2010

Posted: Monday, March 22nd, 2010 at 8:59 am

Birthday Winner – Keegan Hall of Ainsworth