Archive for March, 2010

County Roads Fairing Well So Far

Posted: Wednesday, March 17th, 2010 at 6:44 am

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press play to hear from Interim Engineer Jacob Thorius

Soggy, spring weather can take its toll on Washington County’s secondary roads, but they’ve held up pretty well so far this year.

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This is Fix-A-Leak-Week

Posted: Wednesday, March 17th, 2010 at 6:41 am

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This is Fix-a-Leak Week. The Iowa Utilities Board says minor water leaks in homes and irrigation systems account for more than one trillion gallons of water wasted each year

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WJH Band Gets Top Honors

Posted: Wednesday, March 17th, 2010 at 6:27 am

The Washington Junior High Band has received top honors at the Southeast Iowa Band Association Large Group Festival.

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Maharishi Spring Celebration

Posted: Wednesday, March 17th, 2010 at 5:20 am

The Maharishi School in Fairfield is honoring members from the School, University and Fairfield community at their 35th Annual Spring Celebration.

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David Smothers

Posted: Tuesday, March 16th, 2010 at 9:57 pm

Memorial services for 54 year old David Smothers of Coralville are Monday afternoon (3/22) at 2:00 at the Beatty Funeral Home in Washington. Burial will be at a later date. Visitation will be held from noon until service time on Monday at the Funeral Home. A memorial fund has been established for the American Cancer Society and Iowa City Hospice

March 16, 2010

Posted: Tuesday, March 16th, 2010 at 3:12 pm

Birthday Winner – Pat McClure of Washington

Anniversary Winners- Kathy & Bill Ebert of Washington

Demon boys at Iowa State Indoor

Posted: Tuesday, March 16th, 2010 at 8:23 am

The Washington Demon boys track and field team is headed to the Iowa State Indoor today.

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Last bucket golden for Miller

Posted: Tuesday, March 16th, 2010 at 8:22 am

The last bucket Mid-Prairie senior Tanner Miller hit ended up being a milestone.

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Branstad Plans Washington Visit

Posted: Tuesday, March 16th, 2010 at 7:20 am

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Former governor and current gubernatorial hopeful Terry Branstad is planning a visit to Washington this week.

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Corn Agronomist Guest on Today’s Ag Week Special Edition Magazine

Posted: Tuesday, March 16th, 2010 at 7:02 am

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press play to hear from Agronomist Roger Elmore

While the federal government is hoping to get a read on the nation with this year’s census, an Iowa State University professor is looking at a different type of population: the corn population.

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Power Shutoff Moratorium Ends Next Month

Posted: Tuesday, March 16th, 2010 at 6:56 am

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The moratorium on power shutoffs is over at the end of this month.

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Two Local Biofuel Makers Receive Federal Funding

Posted: Tuesday, March 16th, 2010 at 6:54 am

Two local biofuels plants are getting federal grant money to expand production.

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Appliance Barn Reports Increased Sales During Rebate Program

Posted: Tuesday, March 16th, 2010 at 6:51 am

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press play to hear from the AB’s Landon Beechy

Staff at the Appliance Barn in Kalona says the short lived rebate program for energy efficient appliances brought them a spike in sales.

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“Constant Contact” Offered Through Washington Chamber

Posted: Tuesday, March 16th, 2010 at 6:49 am

The Washington Chamber is helping facilitate a program that aims to give small businesses a big business presence online.

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8 WHS Students Participate in State Speech

Posted: Tuesday, March 16th, 2010 at 6:46 am

Eight Washington High School Students got top honors over the weekend at the state speech contest in Cedar Rapids.

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IMS Work Days

Posted: Tuesday, March 16th, 2010 at 6:44 am

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Students at Iowa Mennonite School are looking for work.

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Don Williams

Posted: Monday, March 15th, 2010 at 1:44 pm

Funeral services for 76 year old Don Williams of Conesville are at 10:30 Thursday (3/18) morning at the United Presbyterian Church in Columbus Junction. Visitation is Wednesday (3/17) evening from 4-7 at the Stacy-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services in Columbus Junction. Burial is at Cambrian Cemetery. Memorials are for the church, Iowa Hospice and Conesville First Responders.

March 15, 2010

Posted: Monday, March 15th, 2010 at 9:52 am

Birthday Winner – Louise Brinning of Keota

Anniversary Winners- Steve & Stephanie Snyder of Kalona

Three defending champs repeat

Posted: Monday, March 15th, 2010 at 7:58 am

The boys basketball state champions have been crowned.

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Panthers headed to The Big Dance

Posted: Monday, March 15th, 2010 at 7:57 am

March Madness is here, and this year one Iowa school is dancing.

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