Archive for August, 2010

ICA to hold meeting in Mt. Pleasant

Posted: Monday, August 16th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Southeast Regional Iowa Cattlemen’s Association (ICA) will hold a meeting at 6 p.m. on Friday, August 27 at the Brazelton Hotel in Mt. Pleasant.

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Washington, Six Other Iowa Communities To Hold SIDS “Walk For The Future” Events

Posted: Monday, August 16th, 2010 at 6:22 am

Iowa’s 11th annual Sudden Infant Death Syndrome “Walk For The Future” will take place in Washington and six other Iowa communities on Saturday, August 28th.

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Kalona City Council to Meet Tonight

Posted: Monday, August 16th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Kalona City Council will hold their bi-weekly City Council meeting tonight at 7:30 p.m.

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Mercy Family Medicine of Washington Hosting Next “Alive After 5” Event

Posted: Monday, August 16th, 2010 at 6:20 am

Mercy Family Medicine of Washington is hosting the next “Alive After 5”.

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Carol Johnson

Posted: Sunday, August 15th, 2010 at 11:58 am

Funeral Services for 69 year old Carol Johnson of Lone Tree will be at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 18 at the United Presbyterian Church in Lone Tree. Visitation will be Tuesday, August 17 from 4-8pm at the Sorden-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services in Lone Tree. Burial will be in the Lone Tree Cemetery. Memorial has been established for the Iowa City Hospice.

Kalona City Council to Meet Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, August 15th, 2010 at 6:22 am

The Kalona City Council will hold their bi-weekly City Council meeting tomorrow at 7:30 p.m.

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Washington County Fair Evaluation, Discussion To Take Place At Upcoming Meeting

Posted: Sunday, August 15th, 2010 at 6:20 am

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The Washington County Extension has scheduled a county fair evaluation meeting and discussion to take place August 26th in the fair board upstairs meeting room at the fairgrounds.

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Brighton Outdoor Adventures

Posted: Sunday, August 15th, 2010 at 6:19 am

The City of Brighton ended their two week summer recreation program with three final sessions on the week of August 2nd.

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News Update: Trailer Fire in Kalona

Posted: Saturday, August 14th, 2010 at 5:48 pm

Today, at approximately noon, the Washington County Public Safety Center received a 911 call of a trailer on fire at 107 S. 6th Street, Lot 14, in Kalona, the home of Stephanie Corkery.  

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August 14, 2010

Posted: Saturday, August 14th, 2010 at 8:47 am

Birthday Winner: Dean Swartzendruber of Kalona

High school football season not far away

Posted: Saturday, August 14th, 2010 at 7:48 am

The high school football season is just less than two weeks away and this year will see a few changes. First with redistrict and reclassification, many area schools will see different opponents.

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Highland student committee organizing fun run

Posted: Saturday, August 14th, 2010 at 7:45 am

The Highland High School Student Health and Wellness Committee is taking registrations for an upcoming fun run to raise money to promote a healthy and active lifestyle.

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Washington Home Hit By Lightning During Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Posted: Saturday, August 14th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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A Washington home suffered fire and water damage to its roof after being struck by lightning last night.

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Early Morning Water Rescue Involving 17 Year Old Brighton Resident

Posted: Saturday, August 14th, 2010 at 6:29 am

Yesterday morning at approximately 3:55 am, the Washington County Communications Center received a 911 report of a vehicle that had driven into water over the roadway at  McKain’s Access on Dogwood Avenue near 295th Street in Brighton.

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Congressman Dave Loebsack: I Will Always Stand Up For Social Security

Posted: Saturday, August 14th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Today is the 75th anniversary of President Franklin D. Roosevelt signing Social Security into law on August 14th, 1935.

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Local Student Completes Six-Week Internship with Senator Grassley

Posted: Saturday, August 14th, 2010 at 6:27 am

U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley and Colin Tadlock of Kalona.

Colin Tadlock of Kalona completed a six-week internship in the Washington, D.C. office of Iowa’s Republican U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley. 

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Washington County Fair’s “Miss Congeniality” And Other Area Students Doing Well At Iowa State Fair

Posted: Saturday, August 14th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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Washington County’s Miss Congeniality, Janelle Erwin showed cattle at the state fair this week along with several other Washington area residents.

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Rounds of Strong Thunderstorms Bring Heavy Rainfall

Posted: Saturday, August 14th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Two rounds of strong thunderstorms hit Southeast Iowa yesterday and early this morning and they brought more heavy rainfall to the area.

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Actresses Wanted For The Latest Production From Of The Washington Community Theater

Posted: Saturday, August 14th, 2010 at 6:24 am

Auditions for Quilters, the next production from the Washington Community Theater, are Sunday from 2 to 4 pm and again Monday from 7 to 9 at the Community Center.

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KCII Radio Stimulus

Posted: Friday, August 13th, 2010 at 10:54 am

KCII announced the winners of the Radio Stimulus Package this morning.  

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