Archive for May, 2010

Scholarships Available for Youth Involved in Livestock

Posted: Sunday, May 16th, 2010 at 5:00 am

The Iowa Foundation for Agricultural Advancement is making available scholarships to incoming freshmen in the fall of 2010.

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Leander Berg

Posted: Saturday, May 15th, 2010 at 4:13 pm

Funeral mass for 96 year old Leander Berg of Keota will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday at Holy Trinity Parish – St. Mary Catholic Church in Keota.  Visitation is from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Monday  at Powell Funeral Home in Keota, with a wake service at 4:00 p.m.  Memorials have been established to Keokuk County Hospice or the Clear Creek Heritage Association.

Helen E. Dickerson

Posted: Saturday, May 15th, 2010 at 2:20 pm

Funeral services for 102 year old Helen E. Dickerson of Washington will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Jones-Eden Funeral Home in Washington. Burial will take place at Oregon Township Cemetery in Ainsworth. Visitation begins at noon on Monday at Jones-Eden Funeral Home with family visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday evening. Memorials have been established to M.L. McCreedy Home and First Christian Church.

Both Demon teams 2nd at District/Regional Meet

Posted: Saturday, May 15th, 2010 at 9:31 am

The Washington Demon boys and girls track and field teams both ended up second at their state qualifying meet.

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Mid-Prairie, IMS, Lone Tree send golfers to district

Posted: Saturday, May 15th, 2010 at 9:29 am

Many of the boys golf sectionals were held around the state yesterday, some were postponed because of the rain we received this week.

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May 15, 2010

Posted: Saturday, May 15th, 2010 at 8:17 am

Birthday Winner: Ann Thomas

Ambulance Contract Up for Bids

Posted: Saturday, May 15th, 2010 at 5:14 am

Washington County Supervisors are adjusting the contract for ambulance service and putting it out for bids.

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Ainsworth woman charged

Posted: Saturday, May 15th, 2010 at 5:12 am

An Ainsworth native is among those accused of accessing President Barack Obama’s student loan records.

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Stewart Elementary to Install Geothermal Heating and Cooling System

Posted: Saturday, May 15th, 2010 at 5:10 am

Washington School Board members have approved borrowing 700-thousand dollars install geothermal heating and cooling system in Stewart Elementary.

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Police Memorial Day

Posted: Saturday, May 15th, 2010 at 5:08 am

Today is National Peace Officer Memorial Day. In Washington County, a few officers have lost their lives in the line of duty.

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Channel Scholarship Awarded to WHS Senior

Posted: Saturday, May 15th, 2010 at 5:06 am

A senior at Washington High School is receiving a one-thousand-fifty-dollar scholarship through the National FFA Organization.

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Alliant Scholarship Awarded to WHS Senior

Posted: Saturday, May 15th, 2010 at 5:04 am

A Washington High School student is getting a four-thousand dollars scholarship from Alliant Energy.

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Conservation Sign-up Begins

Posted: Saturday, May 15th, 2010 at 5:02 am

One of the most popular conservation programs operated by the U.S.D.A. is the Conservation Stewardship Program.

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State Fair Livestock Information and Entries Available

Posted: Saturday, May 15th, 2010 at 5:00 am

The Washington County Extension Office has information on the 2010 Iowa State Fair. Any 4-H member wishing to exhibit livestock at the State Fair must complete an entry form.

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May 14, 2010

Posted: Friday, May 14th, 2010 at 12:30 pm

Birthday Winner – Tom Milam of West Chester

State qualifying meets run today

Posted: Friday, May 14th, 2010 at 8:14 am

It’s a big day in high school track and field as District/Regional meets are held across the state.

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Demon boys golf sectional moved to Monday

Posted: Friday, May 14th, 2010 at 8:11 am

The Demon boys were suppose to begin post season play today, but they’ll end up waiting until Monday. Sectionals for the Demons boys was going to be today in Fort Madison, but because of the recent rain they’ll play on Monday. In the sectional round the top two teams and the top 10 individuals advance to districts. If the host team is one of the top two teams then the third team will advance as well.

WCSD Eliminates 3 Positions

Posted: Friday, May 14th, 2010 at 7:34 am

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Washington School Board members have approved the elimination of three positions within the district.

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Man Arrested for Carrying Rifle on Columbus School Property

Posted: Friday, May 14th, 2010 at 7:32 am

A local man was taken into custody earlier this week for having a rifle on school property.

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Washington Chamber to Launch Non-Profit Board Training Program

Posted: Friday, May 14th, 2010 at 7:31 am

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The Washington Chamber of Commerce is launching training program for board members of non-profit groups.

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