Archive for August, 2010

August 31, 2010

Posted: Tuesday, August 31st, 2010 at 1:04 pm

Birthday Winner – Roger Greiner of Keota

Anniversary Winners – Mike & Linda Gardner

IMS Early Bird being run today

Posted: Tuesday, August 31st, 2010 at 8:14 am

The cross country season kicks off for several area teams with the IMS Early Bird Meet today.

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Demon JV beats Mid-Prairie in football

Posted: Tuesday, August 31st, 2010 at 8:10 am

The Washington Demon JV football team went to Wellman last night and came from behind to beat the Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks.

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Demon volleyball preping for Saturday opener

Posted: Tuesday, August 31st, 2010 at 8:09 am

The Demons volleyball team will open the season at Wapello’s tournament on Saturday.

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Washington Engineer Reports Multiple Problems, Deficiencies In Former Mills Feed Building Report

Posted: Tuesday, August 31st, 2010 at 6:30 am

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A report filed by Washington’s City Engineer says an unused building in the city “needs to be secured … to not allow entry” due to unsanitary conditions and other factors that could lead to it officially being designated as unsafe.

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Iowa GOP Attorney General Candidate Visits Washington, Says “Culture Of Corruption” Exists In Des Moines

Posted: Tuesday, August 31st, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Brenna Findley, Iowa’s GOP candidate for Attorney General, says a “culture of corruption” exists in Des Moines, and it’s the attorney general’s job “to investigate and bring people to justice.”

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Conservation Board Presentation, Union Bargaining Representative Appointment At This Week’s Washington County Board Of Supervisors Meeting

Posted: Tuesday, August 31st, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Today at 9:30 am the Washington County Board of Supervisors will meet in regular session.

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Railroad Repairs to Close Spruce Avenue

Posted: Tuesday, August 31st, 2010 at 6:25 am


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Railroad repair work is prompting the closure of a street just north of Washington.

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Washington County Task Force On Aging To Meet Thursday, September 9th

Posted: Tuesday, August 31st, 2010 at 6:24 am

The Heritage Agency has created a task force to represent the interests of older persons residing in Washington County.

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IMS Fine Arts Series to Begin

Posted: Tuesday, August 31st, 2010 at 6:23 am

This year’s Fine Arts Series at Iowa Mennonite School has been announced, and advance tickets are available for purchase by calling the school office.

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2010 Craft Festival Is Saturday, September 11th

Posted: Tuesday, August 31st, 2010 at 6:22 am

Washington’s 2010 Craft Festival is approaching.

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Community Concert at Washington United Methodist Church

Posted: Tuesday, August 31st, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Youth Group MY LIFE is hosting a concert for the community at Washington United Methodist Church on Sunday, September 12th at 4:30pm in the church’s sanctuary.

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Harry William “Bill” Kilgore

Posted: Monday, August 30th, 2010 at 5:21 pm

Funeral Service for 76 year old Harry William “Bill” Kilgore of Ainsworth is Wednesday (9/1) afternoon at 2:00 at the Jones Eden Funeral Home. Burial is at the Oregon Township Cemetery in Ainsworth. Visitation is at noon on Wednesday (9/1) at Jones Eden Funeral Home. Family visitation is from noon to 2:00 Wednesday afternoon. A memorial has been established to the American Cancer Society.

Ruth M. Zieglowsky

Posted: Monday, August 30th, 2010 at 5:21 pm

Funeral Service for 88 year old Ruth M. Zieglowsky of Wayland is Wednesday (9/1) morning at 11:00 at the Wayland Mennonite Church. Burial is at the Eicher Cemetery at 10:00 Wednesday (9/1) morning in rural Wayland. Visitation is at noon on Tuesday (8/31)at the Jones Eden Funeral Home. Family visitation is from 6 to 8pm Tuesday evening. Contributions will be donated to charities.

August 30, 2010

Posted: Monday, August 30th, 2010 at 2:19 pm

Birthday Winner – Frank Miller of Washington

—Road Closure —

Posted: Monday, August 30th, 2010 at 2:18 pm

Spruce Ave north of Highway 92 will be closed for repairs to the railroad crossing beginning on August 31, 2010. The road closure is estimated to take 2 days

Demons look good in first game

Posted: Monday, August 30th, 2010 at 8:24 am

The Washington Demon Head Football Coach felt their first game Friday was pretty sound.

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Cross Country postseason sites announced

Posted: Monday, August 30th, 2010 at 8:12 am

The Boys’ Association and the Girls’ Union have released postseason cross country sites.

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Iowa To Receive $84 Million, More Than A Quarter Of All New Federal Community Development Block Grants

Posted: Monday, August 30th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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The Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded Iowa more than $84 million in Community Development Block Grants to fund long-term recovery and prevention planning.

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Can’t Pay Power Bills? Call Your Utility Company

Posted: Monday, August 30th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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The Iowa Utility Board says payment plans are available if you can’t pay summer bills.

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