Archive for May, 2010

Washington girls golf team ends season at Ottumwa

Posted: Friday, May 21st, 2010 at 7:40 am

The Demon girls golf team finished their season at Ottumwa yesterday.

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Loebsack Wants More Concussion Awareness

Posted: Friday, May 21st, 2010 at 7:39 am


Eastern Iowa Congressman Dave Loebsack is pushing for new protocols and testing for student athletes who have sustained concussions.

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Trojans beat Demon boys soccer team

Posted: Friday, May 21st, 2010 at 7:38 am

The Demons soccer team closed out the regular season facing the team they will meet in the opening round of the post season.

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New Sewer Line Likely to Head West

Posted: Friday, May 21st, 2010 at 7:23 am

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A likely path for a sewer line that will connect Washington’s Sunset Park collection point to the new wastewater plant has emerged.

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Bandstand Rennovation Nears Completion

Posted: Friday, May 21st, 2010 at 7:21 am

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The bandstand project in downtown Washington is nearing completion.

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TNL Opens Next Week

Posted: Friday, May 21st, 2010 at 6:50 am

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press play to hear from the chamber’s Tim Coffey

The opening session of the Washington Chamber of Commerce’s Thursday Night Live is coming up.

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CJ United Fund Accepting Applications

Posted: Friday, May 21st, 2010 at 6:49 am

The board of directors of the United Fund of Columbus Junction has announced that applications to receive funding this fiscal year are now available.

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M-P to Host “Around the World and Back” Camp

Posted: Friday, May 21st, 2010 at 6:48 am

Mid-Prairie is hosting a camp this summer designed to expose students to different languages and culture.

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May 20, 2010

Posted: Thursday, May 20th, 2010 at 11:38 am

Birthday Winner – Cindy Wellington of Washington

State Track and Field Meet begins today

Posted: Thursday, May 20th, 2010 at 8:15 am

The Iowa State Track and Field Meet begins today in Des Moines and many area athletes are competing on this first day.

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Washington girls golf team heads to Ottumwa

Posted: Thursday, May 20th, 2010 at 8:06 am

The Demon girls golf team will close out their season with a road dual with a traditionally strong 4A opponent.

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Council OK’s Wagon Wheel Liquor License

Posted: Thursday, May 20th, 2010 at 6:51 am

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Washington City Councilors have approved a liquor license renewal for the Wagon Wheel. They had previously tabled the item until the public safety committee met to address concerns raised in the wake of a fatal brawl outside of another bar last year.

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Rain Returns to Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, May 20th, 2010 at 6:49 am

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After a brief stint of warm, dry weather, southeast Iowa is expected see more rain.

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Getting the Centerpiece Ready

Posted: Thursday, May 20th, 2010 at 6:45 am

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City workers in Washington are getting one of the staples of the town’s downtown area ready for the summer.

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WCSD To Form High-School Principal Search Committee

Posted: Thursday, May 20th, 2010 at 6:42 am

The Washington School District is looking for a new high-school principal.

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House District 89 Candidate Interviews Continue Today

Posted: Thursday, May 20th, 2010 at 6:42 am

KCII’s forum with the two Republicans hoping to be District 89’s next state representative continues today.

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Avoiding RWI’s

Posted: Thursday, May 20th, 2010 at 6:27 am

In an effort to raise awareness about healthy swimming, the Iowa Department of Health is reminding that next week is National Recreational Water Illness Prevention Week.

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Washington Co. Extension to Host Ag Safety Day

Posted: Thursday, May 20th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Washington County Extension’s Progressive Agriculture Safety Day is on the horizon.

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Sign-Up Underway for 4-H Clothing Events

Posted: Thursday, May 20th, 2010 at 6:24 am

Sign up for the Washington County 4-H Clothing Event is fast approaching.

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Ferne Troyer

Posted: Wednesday, May 19th, 2010 at 4:19 pm

Funeral Service for 87 year old Ferne Troyer of Kalona is at 10:30 Saturday (5/22) morning at the Lower Deer Creek Mennonite Church in rural Kalona. Burial is in the Lower Deer Creek Cemetery. Visitation is from 2 to 8pm on Friday (5/21) at the Yoder-Powell Funeral Home in Kalona, where family will greet friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8pm. Memorials have been established to Lower Deer Creek Mennonite Church, Pleasantview Home or Iowa City Hospice.