Archive for April, 2010

IMS over Williamsburg

Posted: Saturday, April 24th, 2010 at 8:04 am

Second ranked IMS soccer team got another shutout and in the process remained unbeaten as they defeated Williamsburg.

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4-24-10

Posted: Saturday, April 24th, 2010 at 8:02 am

Birthday Winner- Myron Graber of Washington
Anniverasry Winner- Dennis and Linda Franzen of Washington

More Iowans are Fishing

Posted: Saturday, April 24th, 2010 at 7:21 am

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A growing number of Iowans are casting away their free time at fishing hotspots.

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Canoe Trip Planned on Skunk River

Posted: Saturday, April 24th, 2010 at 7:16 am

Canoe and nature lovers have the opportunity to join the Washington County Conservation on a relaxing canoe trip down the Skunk River.

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Sheep/Goat Weigh In

Posted: Saturday, April 24th, 2010 at 7:11 am

Fair-goers planning on showcasing their sheep or goats at this years Washington County Fair must be weighed and tagged on Saturday May 8th.

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Dale Rath

Posted: Friday, April 23rd, 2010 at 7:45 pm

Memorial Services for 84 year old Dale Rath of Riverside are at 10:30 Monday (4/26) morning at the Sorden-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services in Riverside.  Visitation is Sunday (4/25) from 2 to 6pm with family present from 4 to 6pm at the Sorden-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services in Riverside.  Burial will be in the Riverside Public Cemetery with full military rite by the Riverside VFW Post 6414.

Mid-Prairie’s Henrichson 4th at Drake

Posted: Friday, April 23rd, 2010 at 8:09 am

At the Drake Relays, a Mid-Prairie athlete finished fourth, and several area athletes will compete today.

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Bloodhounds over Demons in soccer

Posted: Friday, April 23rd, 2010 at 8:06 am

The Washington Demons boys soccer team played Fort Madison tough on the road, but the Bloodhounds came away with the win.

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Ag Secretary Hopeful Visits Kalona

Posted: Friday, April 23rd, 2010 at 7:34 am
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A Fairfield based dairy farmer hoping to be Iowa’s next ag secretary made a stop in Washington County yesterday for a field day in Kalona.

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Severe Weather Possible this Weekend

Posted: Friday, April 23rd, 2010 at 7:17 am

Severe weather is possible this weekend.

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Tenative Agreement Could Save 9 Jobs in Washington School District

Posted: Friday, April 23rd, 2010 at 7:15 am

The union representing teachers in the Washington School District are slated to vote on a proposal that could save nine jobs.

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Washington Schools Financial Status Improves, State Cuts Hamper Progress

Posted: Friday, April 23rd, 2010 at 6:57 am

The Washington School District’s financial situation has improved over the last two years, but progress has been hampered by state budget cuts.

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WACO, WMU Could Share Supt.

Posted: Friday, April 23rd, 2010 at 6:56 am

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WACO Schools could be sharing a superintendent with another local district next year.

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Economic Development in an Economic Recession

Posted: Friday, April 23rd, 2010 at 6:52 am

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Economic development: it’s become a big challenge for many communities in light of the recession.

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Fairfield Voters Asked to Divert Local Sales Tax Money

Posted: Friday, April 23rd, 2010 at 6:49 am

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Voters in Fairfield will consider changing how their local option sales tax, is used during a special election next month.

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“Off The Grid” Building Construction Begins in Fairfield

Posted: Friday, April 23rd, 2010 at 6:47 am

Maharishi University of Management put up the walls and roof on a new building that is completely off the grid

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Give Away-Plants

Posted: Thursday, April 22nd, 2010 at 4:31 pm

Give Away

House plants

319-653-4831

Wanted-2 Sheep skin coats

Posted: Thursday, April 22nd, 2010 at 4:30 pm

Wanted

2 sheep skin style men’s coats to use in a play

319-653-8045

Wanted-Boat motor

Posted: Thursday, April 22nd, 2010 at 4:29 pm

Wanted

Boat motor for a 5 man jon boat, reasonably priced and in working order

319-461-4641

Wanted-Infant swing

Posted: Thursday, April 22nd, 2010 at 4:28 pm

Wanted

Infant/child swing for play yard

319-653-5345