Archive for May, 2010

Demon baseball team scores 21 runs in road win

Posted: Friday, May 28th, 2010 at 8:09 am

The Demon baseball team had the bats going last night as they won big on the road over Mediapolis.

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Huskies beat Wolves in softball

Posted: Friday, May 28th, 2010 at 8:06 am

The Highland Husky softball team beat Winfield-Mount Union 9-0 last night.

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Demon host #5 Fort Madison in softball

Posted: Friday, May 28th, 2010 at 8:02 am

The Demon softball team opens conference play tonight in their second game of the season.

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Anhydrous Tank Rupture Prompts Evacuations

Posted: Friday, May 28th, 2010 at 6:49 am


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the mark shows the address of the rupture according to 911 reports

Several homes were evacuated and a portion of G36 was closed after an anhydrous tank rupture northeast of Washington last night.

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Unemployment Edges Up for Iowa, Huge Drop in Washington Co.

Posted: Friday, May 28th, 2010 at 6:45 am

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Iowa’s unemployment rate edged up a o.1% last month, while Washington County’s saw a nearly 1% decrease.

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IUB Issues New Rules for Home Energy Generation

Posted: Friday, May 28th, 2010 at 6:43 am

The Iowa Utilities Board is hoping to make things easier for people who want to own their own energy generation devices such as wind turbines and solar panels.

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Final Forum with District 5 Supervisor Candidates Today

Posted: Friday, May 28th, 2010 at 6:28 am

Does the state have too much control over what local government bodies can do? That’s the question answered by the two Republicans running for Washington County Supervisor in District 5 on today’s In Touch With Southeast Iowa Program.

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Barn Quilt Commitee Drawing Map

Posted: Friday, May 28th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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Calling all barn quilt owners…Barn Quilts of Washington County is designing a map.

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Busy Summer at YMCA

Posted: Friday, May 28th, 2010 at 6:26 am

Many area schools let out next week and that poses the question: what will the kids do all summer.

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Toolesboro Indian Mounds: A Free Summer Activity

Posted: Friday, May 28th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Toolesboro Indian Mounds in Louisa County are among the best-preserved and accessible remnants of an ancient culture from around 100 B.C. to 200 A.D.

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Keokuk Co. Extension Offering Nature Explorer Family Club

Posted: Friday, May 28th, 2010 at 6:22 am

The Keokuk County Extension is offering a program aimed at connecting kids and their parents by enjoying the outdoors this summer. It’s called the Nature Explore Families’ Club.  According to the Extension, research shows that children benefit greatly from connecting with nature.  Those benefits include increased math and science skills, and enhanced motor skills.  The Club meets the second Sunday of each month beginning Sunday afternoon, June 13th at 1:00 at Lake Belva Deer near the pond.  All family members, of all ages, are invited to participate.  To find out how to register, contact the Keokuk County Extension Office.

Memorial Day Pancake Breakfast

Posted: Friday, May 28th, 2010 at 1:12 am

Title: Memorial Day Pancake Breakfast
Description: The Wayland Economic Development Committee is sponsoring a Memorial Day Pancake Breakfast at the Wayland Community Building on Monday, May 31st from 6:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.

Date: 2010-05-31

Chop Dinner and Silent Auction

Posted: Friday, May 28th, 2010 at 1:11 am

Title: Chop Dinner and Silent Auction
Description: The Rotary Club of Wellman is having a Chop Dinner and Silent Auction on Sunday June 6th. The event is at the Parkside Activities Center in Wellman\’s north park from 5:30 to 7:00PM. The funds are to benefit the greater Wellman area. Cost is $10 for adults ages 11 and up, and
$7 for kids ages 10 and under. Tickets may be purchased from any Wellman Rotarian, by calling 319-646-2456, or obtained at the door for a dollar more.

Date: 2010-06-06

Washington High School Parent Teacher Organization “Round Up”

Posted: Friday, May 28th, 2010 at 1:10 am

Title: Washington High School Parent Teacher Organization \”Round Up\”
Description: Washington High School Parent Teacher Organization is a new \”non-profit\” organization and needs your help. Shop HyVee on June 4th, 5th, and 6th and \”Round Up\” your total or make any amount of donation when you check out to help support WHS PTO.

Date: 2010-06-06

Richard Conklin

Posted: Thursday, May 27th, 2010 at 11:46 am

Visitation for 82 year old Richard Conklin is Sunday (5/30) from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at Peterseim Funeral Home in Kalona. Burial will follow at Sharon Hill Cemetery.

Washington softball opens with win over Columbus

Posted: Thursday, May 27th, 2010 at 8:17 am

The Demons opened the softball season hosting Columbus, and Washington used aggressive base running to get up early.

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Demon baseball team at Mediapolis tonight

Posted: Thursday, May 27th, 2010 at 8:10 am

The Demon baseball team will play their second game of the season when they go to Mediapolis.

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IMS moves past Danville to sub-state final

Posted: Thursday, May 27th, 2010 at 8:06 am

IMS soccer team opened post season play with a strong win over Danville 7-0.

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Reed, Gettemy Visiting Washington Today

Posted: Thursday, May 27th, 2010 at 6:00 am

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Rob Gettemy (left) and Christopher Reed are hoping to get the GOP nomination to run against Congressman Dave Loebsack this fall

Two Republicans hoping to be eastern Iowa’s next congressman are visiting Washington today.

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Bennett, Rosien Forum Continues on In Touch With Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, May 27th, 2010 at 5:58 am

The two Republicans vying for their party’s nomination for Washington County Supervisor in district 5 discuss veteran’s affairs and the proposed wind farm on today’s In Touch With Southeast Iowa Program.

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