Archive for May, 2010

Demons fourth at Mid-Prairie golf tourny

Posted: Wednesday, May 5th, 2010 at 8:12 am

The Washington boys golf team took third at Mid-Prairie’s tournament yesterday.

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Supervisors Issue Letter Supporting Proposed Wind Farm

Posted: Wednesday, May 5th, 2010 at 7:41 am

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A proposed wind farm in Washington County has the backing of the board of supervisors.

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Concerns Over Oil Spill Hindering Shipping Traffic Drives Down Grain Prices

Posted: Wednesday, May 5th, 2010 at 7:29 am

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press play to hear from ISU Economist Chad Hart

The possibility of having shipping traffic hindered by the massive oil leak off the Gulf Coast is having a major impact on commodity prices.

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Iowa’s Economic Indicators Post Largest Ever Gain

Posted: Wednesday, May 5th, 2010 at 7:24 am

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press play to hear from U of I Economist Chuck Whiteman

Iowa’s index of economic indicators posted a huge increase recently, which is a good sign that Iowa is recovering from the recession.

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Schmitz Touts Iowa’s Financial Ratings

Posted: Wednesday, May 5th, 2010 at 7:16 am

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A local state lawmaker is touting the fact that all three Major U.S. financial rating agencies have given Iowa the highest bond rating of AAA.

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Farm Bureau Names Greiner a “Friend of Ag”

Posted: Wednesday, May 5th, 2010 at 6:56 am

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The Iowa Farm Bureau has named a Republican state senate hopeful a “friend of agriculture.”

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Conlin: Supreme Court Decisions are Usually Final

Posted: Wednesday, May 5th, 2010 at 6:54 am

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press play to hear from Roxanne Conlin

A Democratic candidate for one of Iowa’s U.S. Senate seats says she’s glad Congress is trying to minimize the impact of a Supreme Court ruling that removes restrictions on corporate campaign donations.

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Wet Grain Prompts Call for Bin Safety

Posted: Wednesday, May 5th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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Wet grain from last fall is prompting concerns over storage safety.

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Several Local Students Among Winners of Congressional Art Contest

Posted: Wednesday, May 5th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Two Mid-Prairie students and five Maharishi students are among the winners of the 2010 Congressional Art Contest.

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May 4, 2010

Posted: Tuesday, May 4th, 2010 at 2:52 pm

Birthday Winner – Neil Lampkin of Washington

Dwight J. Graber

Posted: Tuesday, May 4th, 2010 at 11:55 am

Funeral services for 77 year old Dwight J. Graber of Washington, are at 4:00 Friday (5/7) afternoon at the United Methodist Church. Burial is at Elm Grove Cemetery in Washington. Visitation begins at 2:00 Thursday (5/6) afternoon at the church, with family present from 6-8 PM. A memorial has been established to the Diabetes Association and Heart Association.

IMS as #1 Regals at home

Posted: Tuesday, May 4th, 2010 at 8:11 am

Number two ranked IMS soccer team will put their unbeaten record on the line when they host fellow unbeaten and number one ranked Iowa City Regina. IMS Head Coach Marcus Miller says the Regals come at you and have two standouts. Heading in he is encouraging his team to play aggressive, and says he hpes they come out expecting to score instead of playing back and a defensive game. Again it’s number two ranked IMS hosting number one Iowa City Regina.

Demon girls golf fourth at Burlington tournament

Posted: Tuesday, May 4th, 2010 at 8:09 am

The Demon girls golf squad was playing the Burlington Invite.

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Demon track and field teams at Fairfield

Posted: Tuesday, May 4th, 2010 at 8:09 am

The Demon girls and boys track and field teams head to Fairfield for a co-ed meet today. The teams will be running at the Brookhart Relays. Demon Boys Head Coach Steve Roth says heading in he’ll be focusing on the relays and with several schools that will be at their district meet at the Fairfield meet, he wants to see what might have a good chance to get to state.

Names of Buggy Crash Victims Released

Posted: Tuesday, May 4th, 2010 at 7:22 am


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Police have released names of those involved in a fatal buggy accident near Kalona Sunday morning.

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Supervisors To Appoint Zoning Commissioners

Posted: Tuesday, May 4th, 2010 at 7:16 am

Washington County Supervisors this morning are expected to make appointments to two new commissions designed to enforce and interpret the newly adopted zoning ordinance.

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Harper to Revise Financial Documentation

Posted: Tuesday, May 4th, 2010 at 7:15 am

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City officials in Harper are revising how they document financial transactions.

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Corn Planting Nearly Complete in SE Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, May 4th, 2010 at 7:09 am

Southeast Iowa Farmers have nearly completed corn planting for the season.

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April Among Iowa’s 5 Warmest

Posted: Tuesday, May 4th, 2010 at 7:01 am

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This April was among the top five warmest on record in Iowa.

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Rasmusen Report: GOP Leads Gubernatorial, Senate Races

Posted: Tuesday, May 4th, 2010 at 6:56 am

A new poll should come as good news to Republicans seeking public office in Iowa.

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