Archive for March, 2010

WCHC, WCPH Making Plans for Women’s Health Week

Posted: Friday, March 19th, 2010 at 6:20 am

The 11th Annual Women’s Health Week is approaching fast.

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IMS running with Williamsburg this spring

Posted: Thursday, March 18th, 2010 at 8:20 am

IMS is joining with the Williamsburg Raiders for track and field this season.

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March 18, 2010

Posted: Thursday, March 18th, 2010 at 8:19 am

Birthday winner – Marilyn Luttenegger of Keota

Anniversary Winners – Neal & Roberta Lampkin of Washington, 61 years

Basketball Coaches Association announces All Sub-State

Posted: Thursday, March 18th, 2010 at 8:18 am

The Iowa Basketball Coaches Association has released their All-Sub State Teams. For Washington's sub-state, Isaac Gardner and Alex Vogel both were honored. Others makings it from Washington's sub-state, Mount Pleasant's Henry Kreiger-Coble and Scott Hahn, Williamsburg's Chad Malloy and Kekuk's David Dahl.

In Class 2A, Mid-Prairie's Tanner Miller and three Pekin Panthers Trey Sathoff, Brady Lamb, and Trenton Northup made it.

Finally in 1A, In IMS and Keota's sub-state, from IMS Ethan Gingerich and freshman Chance Miller, Miller was one of only three freshman to receive the honor, Lone Tree's Bryan Forbes also did. Make all sub-state from Keota was Cody Uphold.

Lovetinsky Named 911 Telecommunicator of the Year

Posted: Thursday, March 18th, 2010 at 7:30 am
911 Telecommunicator Sandy Lovetinsky at her post in the Washington County Communications Center (KCII-News)911 Telecommunicator Sandy Lovetinsky at her post in the Washington County Communications Center (KCII-News)

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A local woman will be recognized as the 911 telecommunicator of the year next week at a ceremony in Des Moines.

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Washington City Councilors Look at Speed Limit Change on East Washington

Posted: Thursday, March 18th, 2010 at 7:22 am
The Iowa DOT's Frank Redeker (Left) and City Engineer Rob McDonald tell councilors about the speed study (KCII-NEWS)The Iowa DOT’s Frank Redeker (Left) and City Engineer Rob McDonald tell councilors about the speed study (KCII-NEWS)

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Washington City Councilors are looking adjusting some speed limits on East Washington Street.

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Ag Secretary Hopeful on Special Edition Ag Week Magazine

Posted: Thursday, March 18th, 2010 at 7:14 am
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A dairy farmer from Fairfield who’s hoping to be Iowa’s next ag secretary says agricultural models need to be rethought.

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Roberts to Make Gubernatorial Bid Official

Posted: Thursday, March 18th, 2010 at 7:09 am
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Another Republican has is making his candidacy for governor official.

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Horticulturalist Answers Question: When is it Dry Enough to Plant my Garden?

Posted: Thursday, March 18th, 2010 at 6:48 am

All the recent warm weather has many green-thumbs anxious to get in the garden.

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WHS Physics Team State-bound

Posted: Thursday, March 18th, 2010 at 6:46 am

The Washington High School Physics Team is state-bound.

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College Fair this Month

Posted: Thursday, March 18th, 2010 at 6:43 am

Area high school students and parents are invited to a day of college information and counseling.

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Lincoln to Host Family Social Studies Night

Posted: Thursday, March 18th, 2010 at 6:42 am

Lincoln Elementary in Washington is having Family Social Studies Night.

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March 17, 2010

Posted: Wednesday, March 17th, 2010 at 12:08 pm

Birthday Winner – Hubert Hoskins of Pleasant Plain

Edna M. Schantz

Posted: Wednesday, March 17th, 2010 at 11:55 am

Funeral services for 89 year old Edna M. Schantz of Washington are at 10:00 Saturday (3/20) morning at Beatty Funeral Home in Washington. Visitation is Friday (3/19) from noon to 7:00 PM at the funeral home. Family will be present from 4-7 PM. Memorials are for Hospice of Washington County.

Demons run in second indoor meet of season

Posted: Wednesday, March 17th, 2010 at 8:13 am

The Demon boys track and field was competing at the Iowa State Indoor and heading in they were really focusing on their 4×1.

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Gardner, Miller make All-State

Posted: Wednesday, March 17th, 2010 at 8:09 am

The Boys’ All-State Basketball Team has been released and a Demon and a Golden Hawk made it.

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Highland Among Schools with Highest Graduation Rates

Posted: Wednesday, March 17th, 2010 at 6:52 am
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Many area high schools had some of the highest graduation rates in the state last year and among them, Highland was near the top.

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Gettemy Makes Bid for 2nd Congressional District Official

Posted: Wednesday, March 17th, 2010 at 6:50 am
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A businessman from Marion has made his bid for Iowa’s Second Congressional Seat Official.

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Research Farm Supt. on Special Edition Magazine Today

Posted: Wednesday, March 17th, 2010 at 6:46 am

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Breakthroughs in technology all begin one way: with research. Agriculture is no different. In this area, some of that research is done on a farm near Crawfordsville.

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Winter Weather Possible

Posted: Wednesday, March 17th, 2010 at 6:45 am

It looks like Old Man Winter might not be ready to leave southeast Iowa just yet.

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