Archive for May, 2010

Kidzfest 2010 Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, May 27th, 2010 at 5:56 am

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Carie Garman discusses the booth WCHC will have at Kidzfest

This year’s Kidzfest is Friday. The annual event is a health and wellness fair for area youth. It’s hosted by Washington County Hospital and Clinics.

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Traditional Food, Music and Culture at Taste of Louisana Festival

Posted: Thursday, May 27th, 2010 at 5:54 am

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Musician Dennis Stroughmatt discusses Cajun, Creole and Zydeco music

Traditional music, food and culture is on the docket for this weekend’s Taste of Louisiana Cajun and Zydeco Festival

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Melissa’s Stairway to the Stars to Perform at First TNL of 2010

Posted: Thursday, May 27th, 2010 at 5:52 am

The Washington Chamber of Commerce’s first Thursday Night Live festivities of the season are tonight.

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Grilling Safety Tips

Posted: Thursday, May 27th, 2010 at 5:45 am

The Iowa Department of Public Health says summer is often marked with an increase in food borne diseases.

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Highland Student Recieves Hixson Scholarship

Posted: Thursday, May 27th, 2010 at 5:43 am

A Highland High School Senior has been awarded a half tuition scholarship to further his education.

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Iowa Youth Council Seeking Members

Posted: Thursday, May 27th, 2010 at 5:41 am

The Iowa Youth Advisory Council is taking applications for next year.

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Robert Ramer

Posted: Wednesday, May 26th, 2010 at 6:33 pm

Funeral Services for 93 year old Robert Ramer of Iowa City will be at 11:00 Friday (5/28) morning at the Sorden-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services in Lone Tree. Burial will be at the Lone Tree Cemetery with full military rites provided by the Lone Tree American Legion Post 457.  Visitation will be Thursday (5/27) from 4 – 7pm at Sorden-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services. There will be a time for fellowship and food to be held at the Lone Tree American Legion following the committal services at the cemetery.

Kimberly Rios

Posted: Wednesday, May 26th, 2010 at 12:09 pm

Funeral services for 16 year old Kimberly Rios of Washington are at 11:00 Saturday (5/29) morning at St. James Catholic Church. Burial is at Elm Grove Cemetery. Visitation begins at noon Friday (5/28) at the Jones Eden Funeral Home. Family visitation is from 6-8 Friday evening. There will be a rosary service at 7:30. A general memorial has been established.

RICHLAND CITYWIDE GARAGE SALES

Posted: Wednesday, May 26th, 2010 at 10:35 am

Title: RICHLAND CITYWIDE GARAGE SALES
Description: The town of Richland will be having citywide garage sales on Saturday, June 5th, from 8:00am – 2:00pm. They will be held rain or shine and you can find signs posted around town. The United Methodist church and Mother Cabrini hall will both be having large rummage and bake sales.
Date: 2010-06-05

Demons get road win to open baseball season

Posted: Wednesday, May 26th, 2010 at 8:13 am

The Washington Demon baseball team got a two run shot that put them in position to open the season with a road win over Pekin.

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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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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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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.