Archive for May, 2010

Demon softball opens with Columbus tonight

Posted: Wednesday, May 26th, 2010 at 8:09 am

The Demon softball team will open their season tonight hosting Columbus.

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IMS takes on Danville in soccer

Posted: Wednesday, May 26th, 2010 at 8:08 am

The IMS soccer team opens postseason play tonight hosting Danville.

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Supervisors Appoint Zoning Commissioners

Posted: Wednesday, May 26th, 2010 at 7:35 am

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supervisors Steve Davis (Left) and Jim Rosien Cast the two no votes on appointing members of the zoning commission

Nine people have been appointed to Washington County’s newly formed planning and zoning commission.

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Development Possible Near Washington’s Wal-Mart

Posted: Wednesday, May 26th, 2010 at 7:24 am


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the blue area indicates the area of the proposed development

A local land owner is looking at a six lot development near Washington’s Super Wal-Mart.

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Hot Weather Into Next Week, Cool Wet Summer Predicted

Posted: Wednesday, May 26th, 2010 at 7:23 am

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courtesy of the National Weather Service
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press play to hear from State Climatologist Harry Hillaker

It appears that hot sticky weather is here to stay.

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Delay at State Level Prompts Special Council Meeting in Kalona

Posted: Wednesday, May 26th, 2010 at 6:55 am

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press play to hear from City Admin. Ryan Schlabaugh

A lag at the state level has prompted a special city council meeting in Kalona tonight.

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KCII Awards Business to Business Scholarships

Posted: Wednesday, May 26th, 2010 at 6:50 am

Two local seniors are getting $250 scholarships from KCII.

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Sigourney Senior Awarded Hixson Scholarship

Posted: Wednesday, May 26th, 2010 at 6:49 am

A Sigourney High School Senior has been awarded a half tuition scholarship to further her education.

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Kalona Days Perfect Pickle Contest

Posted: Wednesday, May 26th, 2010 at 6:48 am

Kalona Days officials have announced the “Perfect Pickle Contest” to be judged at the annual Kalona Days.

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Cletus J. Kaska

Posted: Tuesday, May 25th, 2010 at 12:30 pm

Funeral services for 80 year old Cletus J. Kaska of West Liberty is at 11:00 tomorrow (5/26) morning at St. Joseph Catholic Church in West Liberty. Vigil service begins at 5:00 this evening (5/25) at the Henderson Barker Funeral Home in West Liberty. Family visitation runs until 7:00 this evening.

May 25, 2010

Posted: Tuesday, May 25th, 2010 at 10:05 am

Birthday Winner – Brady Hahn of Ainsworth

Anniversary Winners – Tim & Dawn Peterson

UPDATE – Washington Wal-Mart Evacuated Briefly

Posted: Tuesday, May 25th, 2010 at 9:21 am

Washington’s Wal-Mart was evacuated briefly this morning while firefighters investigated what was thought to be a gas leak.

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Busy Day for Emergency Officials

Posted: Tuesday, May 25th, 2010 at 8:29 am

Local emergency officials had a busy day yesterday.

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Mid-Prairie girls golf team state bound

Posted: Tuesday, May 25th, 2010 at 8:20 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk girls golf team is headed to the state tournament.

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Trojans end Demon boys soccer season

Posted: Tuesday, May 25th, 2010 at 8:19 am

The Demon boys soccer season came to an end last night.

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Demon baseball opens at Pekin

Posted: Tuesday, May 25th, 2010 at 8:18 am

The Washington Demon baseball team kicks off the season today as they go on the road to face Pekin.

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Brenneman Pork Endorses Gettemy

Posted: Tuesday, May 25th, 2010 at 7:36 am

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A Republican candidate for Eastern Iowa’s congressional seat is being endorsed by a local pork producer.

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District 5 GOP Supervisor Hopefuls Interview Continues Today

Posted: Tuesday, May 25th, 2010 at 7:33 am

Two Republicans meeting in next month’s primary election discuss zoning and how they would represent constituents on today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa Program.

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Warm, Humid Weather Spawning T-Storms

Posted: Tuesday, May 25th, 2010 at 7:32 am

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Warm, humid conditions continue today in Southeast Iowa.

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Heavy Rainfall in May Hinders Planting

Posted: Tuesday, May 25th, 2010 at 7:30 am

The USDA indicates Southeast Iowa has received over 10 inches of rain so far this month which has caused crop concerns.

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