Archive for April, 2010

Thicke: Change Needed in Pork Industry

Posted: Saturday, April 24th, 2010 at 8:25 am

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A Democratic candidate for Iowa ag secretary says there needs to be some major changes in the pork industry.

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M-P Again Ranks Among Top 50 Schools in Iowa

Posted: Saturday, April 24th, 2010 at 8:23 am

Mid-Prairie has again been ranked among the top 50 schools in Iowa.

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WJH To Launch Gateway to Technology Program

Posted: Saturday, April 24th, 2010 at 8:22 am

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The Washington Junior High is launching a program designed to get students interested in science, engineering and math.

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Wet, rainy day at Drake

Posted: Saturday, April 24th, 2010 at 8:06 am

At the Drake Relays, the Demons ran their second best time of the season in the 4×1, and Mid-Prairie’s Tanner Miller advances to the 110 high hurdle finals.

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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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Edna Jones Lecture Series #3

Posted: Saturday, April 24th, 2010 at 12:58 am

Title: Edna Jones Lecture Series #3
Location: Washington County Historical Society
Description: Washington County Historical Society presents the Edna Jones Lecture Series #3 on Saturday, May 1st, at 2:00 at the Washington Public Library on the second floor. There is no charge for the event.
Date: 2010-05-01

Mother/Daughter Tea

Posted: Saturday, April 24th, 2010 at 12:57 am

Title: Mother/Daughter Tea
Description: The Oakville United Methodist Church is hosting their annual Mother/Daughter Tea on Tuesday, May 11th, at 7pm. There is no cost for the event.
Date: 2010-05-11

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

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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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