Archive for July, 2010

Gladys Stoutner

Posted: Tuesday, July 20th, 2010 at 6:23 pm

Funeral services for 99 year old Gladys Stoutner of Washington, formerly of Keota, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday (7/26) at the Powell Funeral Home in Keota. Burial will be at Keota Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. on Monday (7/ 26) at the funeral home. A memorial fund has been established for the Wilson Memorial Library or United Church of Faith.

July 20, 2010

Posted: Tuesday, July 20th, 2010 at 12:13 pm

Birthday Winner – Ralph Gonshorowski of Washington

News Update: Early Morning Scare at Frontier Restaurant in Washington

Posted: Tuesday, July 20th, 2010 at 9:30 am

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A waitress at Frontier Restaurant in Washington called the fire department this morning because she smelled gas and saw smoke in the building’s basement. 

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St Edmond beats Mid-Prairie at state tourny

Posted: Tuesday, July 20th, 2010 at 8:30 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk softball team played a close opening round game at the state tournament, but eleventh ranked St. Edmond Fort Dodge came away with the win last night.

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Demon baseball team faces Mount Pleasant tonight weather permitting

Posted: Tuesday, July 20th, 2010 at 8:29 am

The Washington Demons will try again today to get their district final baseball game in against the Mount Pleasant Panthers.

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Four Demons make first team all-conference

Posted: Tuesday, July 20th, 2010 at 8:20 am

The Demons softball team had four make first team all-conference after finishing in second place this season.

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Mercy Family Pracitice of Washington offering sports physical night

Posted: Tuesday, July 20th, 2010 at 8:18 am

This will be the first of two evenings Mercy Family Practice of Washington will be offering physicals.

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Washington County Fair: Fun, Mud and Rain

Posted: Tuesday, July 20th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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More than an inch of rain fell during the first full day of the Washington County Fair, turning parking areas and walking paths into fields of mud yesterday.

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Accident in Minnesota Injures Three, Kills Child from Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, July 20th, 2010 at 6:27 am

An eight year old boy from Riverside is dead after a four car accident in southeast Minnesota.

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“Bucket of Junk” Sculpture Contest Winner Will Be The “Peoples Champion”

Posted: Tuesday, July 20th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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One lucky sculpture will win the “Peoples Choice Award” this week at the county fair and a lot of change.

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Congressman Loebsack Extends Flood Coverage

Posted: Tuesday, July 20th, 2010 at 6:24 am

Southeast Iowa Congressman Dave Loebsack has delivered on his promise to extend the National Flood Insurance Program.

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Rains Allow Mosquitoes To Breed Twice

Posted: Tuesday, July 20th, 2010 at 6:22 am

Above average rainfall in southeast Iowa has allowed mosquitoes to increase their population, but not just because of standing water.

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Kalona United Methodist Church Clothes Giveaway

Posted: Tuesday, July 20th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Kalona United Methodist Church is having their annual ‘Clothes Giveaway” this week. 

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More Wind Energy Likely In Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, July 20th, 2010 at 6:20 am

Iowa produces enough wind energy to power 75% of residents’ homes, but a southeast Iowa state legislator says the state’s potential for wind energy has “hardly been tapped”.

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July 19, 2010

Posted: Monday, July 19th, 2010 at 12:35 pm

Birthday Winner – Willard Buster of Ainsworth

Anniversary Winners – Ron & Judy Genkinger of Washington

Demon meet Mount Pleasant for district final

Posted: Monday, July 19th, 2010 at 8:19 am

The Washington Demon baseball team will face the Mount Pleasant Panthers this evening in the district finals.

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Highland, Sigourney eliminated in district final

Posted: Monday, July 19th, 2010 at 8:18 am

In class 1A baseball, two area teams were playing Saturday for the right to move on to sub-state.

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Golden Hawks open state tournament play tonight

Posted: Monday, July 19th, 2010 at 8:17 am

This evening the Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks will open state tournament play in Fort Dodge.

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Washington County Has a New Fair Queen

Posted: Monday, July 19th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Hayley Sieren is Washington County’s new fair queen.

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Washington 4-H Gears Up For Fair

Posted: Monday, July 19th, 2010 at 6:26 am

4-H participation in Washington County ranks in the top 10 of the entire state, and those young men and women will be presenting at this week’s Washington County Fair.

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