Archive for July, 2010

Heidi Kaufman

Posted: Sunday, July 4th, 2010 at 8:07 pm

Services for 79 year old Heidi Kaufman of Washington are Thursday at 10:30 am at St. James Catholic Church, with burial in the Crawfordsville Cemetery. Visitation will be tomorrow from noon to 8 pm at the Jones Eden Funeral Home, with the family present from 6 to 8. A memorial has been established to Living With Blindness.

Lester L. Butterbaugh

Posted: Sunday, July 4th, 2010 at 8:06 pm

Memorial services for 96 year old Lester L. Butterbaugh of Wellman, Iowa will be held at 4:00 pm Friday, July 9th, at Jones-Eden Funeral Home. Visitation will be held at 3:00 pm to 4:00 Friday at Jones-Eden funeral Home. Family visitation will be 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm Friday. A memorial has been established to Amenity Hospice, Washington County All Veterans Memorial, and Washington County Rescue.

Weekend Fireworks Schedules

Posted: Sunday, July 4th, 2010 at 6:01 am

The City of Washington’s Annual Fireworks Display will Be tonight at dusk at the Washington County Fairgrounds.  A rain date is scheduled for July 5th

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4th of July Closings Observed on Monday

Posted: Sunday, July 4th, 2010 at 6:00 am

The Washington Post Office, Library, City Hall, Mini Bus Services, and County offices will be closed tomorrow in observance of the Independence Day holiday.

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Food Safety Training Offered

Posted: Sunday, July 4th, 2010 at 5:02 am

A ServSafe food safety training seminar for food service professionals is being offered.

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West Nile Virus Concerns

Posted: Sunday, July 4th, 2010 at 5:00 am

Pooling and standing water from rainfall over the past month has the Iowa Department of Public Health concerned of a rise in mosquito population and the disease of West Nile Virus.

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Highland and IMS split in doubleheader

Posted: Saturday, July 3rd, 2010 at 9:07 am

The Highland Huskies were on the road taking on IMS in a conference doubleheader. The teams ended up splitting on the night.

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Softball postseason begins next week

Posted: Saturday, July 3rd, 2010 at 9:06 am

The softball regular season is winding down. The Demons have one more doubleheader before the postseason and it will be against the opponent they’ll see in the opening round of the regional tournament.

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July 3, 2010

Posted: Saturday, July 3rd, 2010 at 8:04 am

Birthday Winner- J.R. Fickuart

Anniversary Winners- Mike and Donna Canas of Washington

Wayland Man Airlifted To University Hospital

Posted: Saturday, July 3rd, 2010 at 6:26 am

A Wayland man was airlifted to University Hospital in Iowa City today after he lost control of his motorcycle.

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IMS Graduate Killed In Traffic Accident

Posted: Saturday, July 3rd, 2010 at 6:24 am

The Iowa Mennonite School says a 2006 graduate has been killed in a motorcycle accident.

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Grassley Office Hours in Brighton

Posted: Saturday, July 3rd, 2010 at 6:23 am

Iowans have the opportunity to obtain casework assistance and to express their views as Chuck Grassley’s Regional Director Mary Day is having a listening post in Brighton.

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4-H Garden Project Meeting

Posted: Saturday, July 3rd, 2010 at 6:22 am

4-H Garden project members are invited to attend a meeting to learn how to prepare garden produce and flowers for the fair.

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Washington County Secondary Roads Limited By State

Posted: Saturday, July 3rd, 2010 at 6:22 am

For 40 years, Washington County has levied the maximum amount allowed by Iowa law to its Secondary Roads Department, but the county’s engineer says for two decades that amount hasn’t been allowed to increase. 

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4th of July Fireworks and Safety

Posted: Saturday, July 3rd, 2010 at 6:20 am

Additional State Troopers will be on the road this 4th of July weekend to stop “killer violations” such as not wearing a seatbelt, speeding, and drunk driving.

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Jason Marner

Posted: Friday, July 2nd, 2010 at 2:00 pm

Celebration of life services for 22 year old Jason Marner of Harrisonburg, Virginia, formally of Brighton, will beat  6pm Wednesday at Iowa Mennonite School.  Burial will be prior to the service at 4:30pm at the Lower Deer Creek Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 1 to 6pm on Tuesday at the Beatty Funeral Home in Washington with the family present from 6 to 8, and again Wednesday from noon to 4pm at Iowa Mennonite School with family present from 2 to 4.  Memorials have been designated to Iowa Mennonite School and Crook Creek Christian Camp.

Shelby Fankhauser

Posted: Friday, July 2nd, 2010 at 1:59 pm

Funeral services for 54 year old Shelby Frankhauser of Columbus City will be at 2 pm on Monday, July 5th, at the home of Shirley Cupps, 2304 Columbus Street in Columbus City. The family will receive friends following the service.

Wellman’s Water Could Sicken, Even Kill Infants Younger Than 6 Months

Posted: Friday, July 2nd, 2010 at 1:51 pm

The City of Wellman says infants younger than 6 months could become seriously ill, or even die, from drinking the city’s water.  Symptoms include shortness of breath and “blue baby syndrome”, a condition indicated by an infant’s skin color that requires immediate medical attention.

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July 2, 2010

Posted: Friday, July 2nd, 2010 at 10:33 am

Birthday Winner – Jordon Swift of Washington

Anniversary Winners – Jim & Lynda Miksch

July 1, 2010

Posted: Friday, July 2nd, 2010 at 10:32 am

Birthday winner – Ruth Ann Kelly of Washington

Anniversary Winners – Dave & Sue Masters of Crawfordsville