Archive for June, 2010

IMS Grad to Perform for Fundraiser

Posted: Wednesday, June 16th, 2010 at 5:40 am

A former graduate of Iowa Mennonite School is putting on a performance for a fund-raiser for the IMS Annual Fund.

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UP Home Celebration

Posted: Wednesday, June 16th, 2010 at 5:35 am

The first of many 4th of July celebrations in Washington County is coming up.  The United Presbyterian Home in Washington is gearing up for their Independence Day celebration on June 30th.

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Youth Learn About Farm Safety through Progressive Agriculture Safety Day

Posted: Wednesday, June 16th, 2010 at 5:30 am

52 area youth had the opportunity to learn about farm safety the Progressive Agriculture Safety Day held last Friday at the Washington County Fairgrounds.

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Medical Marijuana Film in Muscatine

Posted: Wednesday, June 16th, 2010 at 4:45 am

The award-winning medical marijuana documentary “Waiting to Inhale” will be screened at the Muscatine Public Library on Saturday, June 19th followed by a panel discussion featuring sufferers of chronic pain and medical marijuana advocates.

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Demons and Golden Hawks postponed because of rain

Posted: Tuesday, June 15th, 2010 at 11:27 am

Rain has struck again for the Washington Demon baseball team.

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Car Accident North of Swedesburg

Posted: Tuesday, June 15th, 2010 at 11:23 am

Yesterday (Monday), the Iowa State Patrol responded to a two car accident on Highway 218 north of Swedesburg in Henry County.

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Washington School District High Speed Internet

Posted: Tuesday, June 15th, 2010 at 9:38 am

The Washington Community School District has received only one qualifying bid for a project that would refit all district buildings with high speed wireless internet but a school official says the bid is a good deal for the district.

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Paws and More Fundraiser

Posted: Tuesday, June 15th, 2010 at 9:36 am

Friday at 8pm Washington County’s only adoption guarantee shelter is holding a benefit concert with door prizes and a raffle at the 207 Night Club in Washington.

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Crop Report

Posted: Tuesday, June 15th, 2010 at 8:49 am

Southeast Iowa Farmers cannot help feeling discouraged as Mother Nature supplied Iowa with heavy rains for most of last week.

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“Iowa Master Conservationist Program” Begins In July

Posted: Tuesday, June 15th, 2010 at 8:46 am

The Jefferson, Keokuk and Mahaska County Conservation Boards are teaming up with ISU Extension to offer a “Iowa Master Conservationist Program” beginning July 20th.

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“Pork Quality Assurance Plus” Training Session

Posted: Tuesday, June 15th, 2010 at 8:43 am

Pork producers and anyone interested in being certified in the “Pork Quality Assurance Plus” program can now register for a two-hour course on June twenty-third at the Washington County Extension Office in Washington. 

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Open Class Exhibits Needed For Fair

Posted: Tuesday, June 15th, 2010 at 8:39 am

The Washington County Fair is looking for entries for this year’s Open Class Division.

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“National Night Out” Planning Meeting in Sigourney

Posted: Tuesday, June 15th, 2010 at 8:33 am

A planning meeting is scheduled for the first National Night Out, ‘America’s Night out Against Crime’ event in Keokuk County. 

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Workforce Development Office in Washington Reducing Hours

Posted: Tuesday, June 15th, 2010 at 8:32 am

The Washington branch of the Iowa Workforce Development Office says it will reduce its hours later this month due to the retirement of several area employees. 

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Washington takes on Mid-Prairie tonight in baseball

Posted: Tuesday, June 15th, 2010 at 8:26 am

The Demon varsity baseball team was rained out yesterday, they hope the same doesn’t happen today when they host Mid-Prairie.

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Golden Hawks hosting 5th ranked Regina in softball

Posted: Tuesday, June 15th, 2010 at 8:25 am

While the Mid-Prairie baseball team will be in Washington, the softball team will be in Kalona hosting fifth ranked Iowa City Regina.

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Rain postpones Highland and IMS softball game

Posted: Tuesday, June 15th, 2010 at 8:20 am

The Highland Huskies were supposed to host IMS in softball last night, but the afternoon showers postponed that game as well.

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Demon softball team preps for West Branch and Fort Madison

Posted: Tuesday, June 15th, 2010 at 8:18 am

The 15th ranked Demon softball team is off tonight, they will be on the road tomorrow facing West Branch in a varsity doubleheader. Then the Demons will have a big conference doubleheader on Thursday when they meet sixth ranked Fort Madison.

Amy Brenneman

Posted: Monday, June 14th, 2010 at 7:29 pm

Funeral Services for 102 year old Amy Brenneman of Lone Tree will be at 11:00 tomorrow (6/16) morning at the United Presbyterian Church in Lone Tree. Burial will be in the Lone Tree Cemetery. Visitation is tomorrow (6/16) morning from 9:30 – 11:00 at the United Presbyterian Church in Lone Tree.

Winnie Marshall

Posted: Monday, June 14th, 2010 at 10:49 am

Funeral Services for 92 year old Winnie Marshall of Washington will be held Friday (6/18) morning at 10:30 at the United Presbyterian Church. Burial will take place at Elm Grove Cemetery in Washington. Visitation will begin at noon Thursday (6/17) at Jones-Eden Funeral Home. Family visitation from 6 – 8 that evening. A memorial has been established for the United Presbyterian Home and United Presbyterian Church.