Archive for May, 2010

Registration for JEL Conference in Iowa Open

Posted: Tuesday, May 11th, 2010 at 7:15 am

Registrations are being taken for teens to attend an annual summit on supporting tobacco prevention. The JEL program or Just Eliminate Lies is an Iowa youth led tobacco prevention group.

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Kathy Fisher

Posted: Monday, May 10th, 2010 at 8:43 pm

Memorial services for 74 year old Kathy Fisher of Keosauqua, formerly of Washington, will be held at 3 pm Sunday (5/16) at the Blair House in Washington.  Memorials may be directed to the Keosauqua Public Library.

May 10, 2010

Posted: Monday, May 10th, 2010 at 1:27 pm

Birthday Winner – Mindy Miller of Washington

District 45 State Senate Candidates to Field Questions from KCII

Posted: Monday, May 10th, 2010 at 7:47 am

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The three Republicans vying for their party’s nomination to run for the District 45 State Senate Seat are taking part in a candidate’s forum this week being hosted by KCII.

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Washington Historic Preservation Commission Has some Suggestions

Posted: Monday, May 10th, 2010 at 7:42 am

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The Washington Historic Preservation Commission has a few recommendations for the city council.

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Demon Track Southeast Conference Meet

Posted: Monday, May 10th, 2010 at 7:30 am

The Washington Demon track and field teams get a little preview of their District/Regional meet when they compete at the Southeast Conference Meet today in Fort Madison.

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Washington Council Approves Sound System Purchase

Posted: Monday, May 10th, 2010 at 7:30 am

Washington City Councilors are spending close to $4,000 on a sound system.

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UNI and Drake Senior Farewell Tour at Mid-Prairie High School

Posted: Monday, May 10th, 2010 at 7:29 am

A few area seniors will get take the basketball floor for one more time as they take part in the UNI and Drake Senior farewell tour coming to Mid-Prairie High School.

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IMS Soccer Wins SEISC Conference Tournament

Posted: Monday, May 10th, 2010 at 7:26 am

The Iowa Mennonite Soccer team entered the SEISC conference tournament as the number one seed and upheld its seeding, dominating play in both games winning over Central Lee 4-1 and defeating Burlington Notre Dame 4-0 in the championship game Saturday.

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1st Washington Farmer’s Market this Week

Posted: Monday, May 10th, 2010 at 7:25 am

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It’s one of the signs that summer is almost here: Washington’s first farmer’s market of the season is this week.

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CJ Horticulture Class Selling Their Wares

Posted: Monday, May 10th, 2010 at 7:22 am

Columbus Community High School’s horticulture class is selling vegetables, herbs, bedding and household plants this week.

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Community Invited to Enter Floats in Keota Fund Days Parade

Posted: Monday, May 10th, 2010 at 7:20 am

Keota Fun Days is on the horizon.

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WACO Jr. Tapped for Boys State

Posted: Monday, May 10th, 2010 at 7:17 am

A WACO junior has been selected to go to Hawkeye Boys State from Schantz-Mitchell Post #593 in Crawfordsville.

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May 9, 2010

Posted: Sunday, May 9th, 2010 at 5:28 pm

No birthday or anniversary winners.

Agnes Miksch

Posted: Sunday, May 9th, 2010 at 4:58 pm

Funeral services for 99 year old Agnes Miksch of Washington will be held at 10:30 am Wednesday (5/12) at the Washington United Methodist Church. Burial will take place at the Elm Grove Cemetery. Visitation will begin at noon on Tuesday (5/11) at the Jones Eden Funeral Home, with family greeting friends from 6-8 in the evening. A memorial has been established to the Washington County Hospice and the United Methodist Church.

Dist. 45 State Senate Candidates to Field Questions for KCII

Posted: Sunday, May 9th, 2010 at 6:00 am

The three Republicans vying for their party’s nomination to run for the District 45 State Senate Seat are taking part in a candidate’s forum this week being hosted by KCII.

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Keota Edu Foundation Annual Golf Fundraiser

Posted: Sunday, May 9th, 2010 at 5:58 am

The 11th Annual Keota Educational Foundation Golf Fundraiser is Sunday, June 6th at Lagos Acres.

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Keota Fun Days

Posted: Sunday, May 9th, 2010 at 5:56 am

Keota Fun Days is on the horizon. Community members are invited this year to partake in the parade.

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Supervisors to Discuss Ambulance Service

Posted: Sunday, May 9th, 2010 at 5:54 am

Washington County Supervisors are expected to approve a format to request proposals for ambulance service at this week’s meeting.

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Dorothy McClellen

Posted: Saturday, May 8th, 2010 at 4:50 pm

Funeral services for 86 year old Dorothy McClellen of Wellman are 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 12, at the Powell Funeral Home in Wellman. Burial will be in the Wellman Cemetery. Visitation is Tuesday at the Powell Funeral Home from 4 to 7 p.m. Memorials have been established to Wellman Scofield Public Library in her name.