Archive for July, 2010

Demons split with Panthers in baseball

Posted: Friday, July 2nd, 2010 at 8:04 am

The Washington Demons and Mount Pleasant Panthers have been at the top of the conference standings in baseball this season, they split in Mount Pleasant and they met in Washington last night. In the first game, the Demons got a run in the second and would score three runs in the third, Brad Weatherman had a double in that inning. The Demons got another run in the fourth with a Josh Moore walk and a Jordan Gier rbi base hit. Mount Pleasant would make a charge in the fifth scoring four runs on four hits and pulled within one. In the bottom of the inning, Brian Roder drew a walk, as did Josh Moore which brought up senior Kaleb Rich on senior night to face Braden Shull and Rich hit a three run shot to left, that would make it an 8-4 game as the Demons would get another in the sixth and win 9-4. Martin Ponce started for the Demons and gave up three hits struck out four and walked two. Josh Moore came on with one out in the top of the fifth. He only gave up one hit.

In the second game, errors bit the Demons, as the Panthers scored a run in the first, two in the second, one in the third and fourth and a run in the sixth. The Demons committed seven errors in the game as Mount Pleasant won 6-2. Kaleb Rich started for the Demons and Josh Moore would come on in relief. With the loss the Demons are now 9-2 in the conference. The Panthers only have two conference losses as well.

Demon softball finishes conference play with sweep

Posted: Friday, July 2nd, 2010 at 8:02 am

The Demon softball team was tested by Mount Pleasant at time last night.

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134th Medical Community Farewell

Posted: Friday, July 2nd, 2010 at 6:52 am

60 members of the Iowa National Guard’s134th Medical Company were honored and given a farewell by family and community members Wednesday at the Washington Community Center.

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Washington County Taxpayers Funding Lawsuit, Riverside Residents Paying Twice

Posted: Friday, July 2nd, 2010 at 6:51 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors has approved a $60,000 internal advance to pay for legal fees in a lawsuit between the county and the city of Riverside.

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“4th of July” Closings on Monday

Posted: Friday, July 2nd, 2010 at 6:48 am

The Washington Post Office, Library, City Hall, Mini Bus Services, and County offices will be closed on Monday, July 5th in observance of the Independence Day holiday.

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Mortgage Rates Low

Posted: Friday, July 2nd, 2010 at 6:47 am

The prime rate as measured by the Wall Street Journal is at a low 3.25%, but that could change as the economy improves.

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Curt Jensen Memorial Golf Tournament

Posted: Friday, July 2nd, 2010 at 6:46 am

Saturday, July 10th the Washington Golf and Country Club will host the 4th annual Curt Jensen Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament.

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Kids Day at Washington County Fair

Posted: Friday, July 2nd, 2010 at 6:02 am

Kids in the community have a special day planned for them during this year’s Washington County Fair.

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River Junction Tractor Ride

Posted: Friday, July 2nd, 2010 at 6:01 am

The Lone Tree Chapter Lions Club International is sponsoring this years River Junction Tractor Ride. T

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Blood Drive

Posted: Friday, July 2nd, 2010 at 5:00 am

Holy Trinity Catholic Church is sponsoring a blood drive on Wednesday, July 14, from 2:30 to 7:30 pm. 

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Demons win two against Mid-Prairie

Posted: Thursday, July 1st, 2010 at 8:09 am

The Demon softball team was hosting Mid-Prairie in a make up from last Wednesday and the Demons came away with the sweep.

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Demon gut check results in sweep

Posted: Thursday, July 1st, 2010 at 8:07 am

The Demon baseball team was hosting Danville for a doubleheader and had a gut check early in the first game.

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New Laws In Effect This Morning

Posted: Thursday, July 1st, 2010 at 6:59 am

This morning new laws went into effect in Iowa and Washington County.

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Ainsworth Stabbing Victim Released From Hospital

Posted: Thursday, July 1st, 2010 at 6:58 am

On Monday, KCII reported 38 year old Ainsworth resident Robert Creamer was airlifted to University Hospital in Iowa City after authorities received a call late Sunday night that a man had been stabbed in the parking lot of Ainsworth’s elementary school.

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Old Jail Cells To Be Removed From Washington County Safety Center

Posted: Thursday, July 1st, 2010 at 6:54 am

Washington County Supervisor Jim Rosien says he’s working on a contract to remove unused jail cells from the Washington County Safety Center.

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New Tobacco Laws Affects Washington County

Posted: Thursday, July 1st, 2010 at 6:53 am

A new federal law has changed the look and promotion of cigarettes in Washington County.

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“Just Us Girls” Performs Tonight in Washington’s Central Park

Posted: Thursday, July 1st, 2010 at 6:52 am

This afternoon, Thursday Night Live will return to Washington’s Central Park.

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