Archive for June, 2010

Demons win on first day of Fairfield tournament

Posted: Saturday, June 12th, 2010 at 9:07 am

The Washington Demon softball team is taking part in the Fairfield Invitational tournament.

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IMS extends baseball conference game winning streak to 39

Posted: Saturday, June 12th, 2010 at 9:00 am

In baseball, IMS was making up a doubleheader with Lone Tree, and IMS extended their conference winning streak to 39 games.

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Golden Hawks sweep West Liberty in baseball

Posted: Saturday, June 12th, 2010 at 8:57 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks got a conference doubleheader sweep over West Liberty as both games went five innings.

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June 12, 2010

Posted: Saturday, June 12th, 2010 at 8:18 am

Birthday Winner: Steve Heisdoffer of Harper

Anniversary Winner:Hedi & Jerome Vittitoe of Washington

Downtown Celebration and Ribbon Cutting Follow Up

Posted: Saturday, June 12th, 2010 at 6:29 am

Despite heavy rainfall Thursday afternoon, residents of Washington gathered to commemorate the city’s new band shell and other downtown revitalization efforts at a ribbon cutting ceremony held in Central Park.

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Loan Programs for Small Business

Posted: Saturday, June 12th, 2010 at 6:26 am

In under a couple of months small businesses in Iowa will be able to apply for state loans to help with expansions and deal with these tough economic times.

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Management Series for Non-Profit Organizations

Posted: Saturday, June 12th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Non profit organizations have the opportunity to take advantage of a free four-part management series this summer in Columbus Junction.

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Flag Day Event at Sunset Park

Posted: Saturday, June 12th, 2010 at 6:24 am

The Washington Chapter of “Daughters of the American Revolution” is hosting a Flag Day event tomorrowat the organization’s cabin in Sunset Park.

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Keota Fun Days

Posted: Saturday, June 12th, 2010 at 6:20 am

Keota Fun Days continues this weekend after events kicked off last night to start the annual celebration.

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Iowa Mennonite Fundraiser

Posted: Saturday, June 12th, 2010 at 6:18 am

Iowa Mennonite School is inviting the community to come support their choir at a fundraiser at the end of the month.

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Franklin D. Wenger

Posted: Friday, June 11th, 2010 at 5:37 pm

Funeral Services for 74 year old Franklin D. Wenger of Mount Pleasant, formerly of Washington will be held at 11:00 am Friday at the First Christian Church in Washington.  Burial will follow at the Elm Grove Cemetery.  Visitation begins at noon Thursday at the Beatty Funeral Home in Washington with family present from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.  A memorial has been established to Great River Hospice.

June 11, 2010

Posted: Friday, June 11th, 2010 at 1:13 pm

Birthday Winner – Betty Quinn  of Iowa City

Anniversary Winners – Stanley & Abbey Schrock of Kalona

Demons split with Mount Pleasant in baseball

Posted: Friday, June 11th, 2010 at 8:32 am

The Demon baseball team got a big split on the road in a key conference doubleheader against Mount Pleasant last night.

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Demon softball sweeps Panthers

Posted: Friday, June 11th, 2010 at 8:29 am

The Demon softball team’s doubleheader with Mount Pleasant was also delayed because of rain. They ended up starting an hour later than scheduled.

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Washington Chamber “Board Make Over Program”

Posted: Friday, June 11th, 2010 at 6:49 am

The Washington Chamber of Commerce has created a new program for current chamber board members or anyone who’s interested in serving on the board of a non-profit organization.

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Kalona Project Receives State Grant

Posted: Friday, June 11th, 2010 at 6:45 am

The city of Kalona is planning significant renovations.

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Whoopee Days 2010

Posted: Friday, June 11th, 2010 at 6:44 am

Brighton is commemorating their community celebration for their one hundredth year anniversary.

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Washington Junior High Report Cards

Posted: Friday, June 11th, 2010 at 6:41 am

Parents of Washington Junior High students can now pick up report cards for the final term.

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Grassley Named Hardest Working Lawmaker

Posted: Friday, June 11th, 2010 at 6:38 am

A newspaper that focuses coverage on the U. S. Congress has recognized Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley as the hardest working lawmaker on Capitol Hill.

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Warbucks Head Shaving

Posted: Friday, June 11th, 2010 at 6:35 am

The actor playing Oliver Warbucks in the upcoming production of Annie is raising money for cancer research, by changing his appearance for the role.

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