Archive for August, 2010

August 13, 2010

Posted: Friday, August 13th, 2010 at 10:17 am

Birthday Winner – Nicole Hotle

Demons Cheer Squad selected to perform at Alamo Bowl

Posted: Friday, August 13th, 2010 at 8:17 am

The college football season hasn’t begun yet, but already one local team knows they’ll be bowling.

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Demon Sports Drink Scrimmage Thursday

Posted: Friday, August 13th, 2010 at 8:09 am

The Washington Demons will have their Sports Drink Scrimmage next Thursday.

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Linda Chalupa

Posted: Friday, August 13th, 2010 at 7:26 am

Services for 59 year old Linda Chalupa of Ainsworth will be at 10:30 am Monday at the Ainsworth Community Church.  Visitation is 11:00 am Sunday at the Jones Eden Funderal Home.  A memorial has been established to the Ainsworth Community Church and Boy Scout Troop 235 of Riverside.

Washington Board Of Education Approves Fuel and Dairy Bids, Sets Goals For Student Achievement

Posted: Friday, August 13th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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The Washington Community School District’s Board Of Education wants 70% or more of its students to be proficient in core subjects.

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Washington County Fair Queen Prepares For Saturday’s Crowning Of This Year’s Iowa State Fair Queen

Posted: Friday, August 13th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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Washington County Fair Queen Hayley Sieren of rural Washington is competing against 102 girls from across the state for the coveted title of Iowa State Fair Queen.

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Iowa Offering New Small Business Loans For Up To $50,000

Posted: Friday, August 13th, 2010 at 6:26 am

The Iowa Small Business Loan Program is offering up to $50,000 in low interest loans to businesses.

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Senator Schmitz to hold public forums

Posted: Friday, August 13th, 2010 at 6:25 am

State Senator Becky Schmitz is coming to Southeast Iowa communities to hold public forums about “Accountability & Transparency” in the State Senate on Tuesday.

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Washington County Mini Bus Profitable, Traveling More Than Seven Times Around The World In Last Fiscal Year

Posted: Friday, August 13th, 2010 at 6:24 am

The Washington County Mini Bus traveled more than 324,000 miles during the last fiscal year, enough miles to travel around the world more than 13 times.

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Mid-Prairie Schools Still Accepting Registration Forms

Posted: Friday, August 13th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Mid-Prairie School District is still accepting registration forms for the 2010 school year.

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IRFA Awards State Rep. DeBoef

Posted: Friday, August 13th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Iowa Renewable Fuels Association (IRFA) PAC Announced on Monday the 19 recipients of their “Champion of Renewable Fuels” award for state legislators. 

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Forms Due For 4-H Youth Participating in Omaha Stock Show

Posted: Friday, August 13th, 2010 at 6:20 am

Entry forms and fees for Washington County youth exhibiting at the Ak-Sar-Ben Stock Show September 23rd to the 25th in Omaha, Nebraska are due today. Forms, rule books and information are available at the Washington County Extension office, by calling 653.4811, or online at RiverCityRodeo.com/stock-show.

Janice C. Freyenberger

Posted: Thursday, August 12th, 2010 at 5:14 pm

Funeral services for 77 year old Janice C. Freyenberger of Wayland will be held Sunday, Aug. 15 at 4 p.m. at Sugar Creek Mennonite Church in rural Wayland. Visitation is Saturday, Aug. 14 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the church. Private family burial is at Sugar Creek Mennonite Cemetery. A memorial is established to Water For Life and the Gideon’s.

Geraldine Schomberg

Posted: Thursday, August 12th, 2010 at 12:16 pm

Funeral services for 96 year old Geraldine Schomberg of Letts are 10:30 am Monday at Letts United Methodist Church, with visitation Sunday from 4 to 7 pm at the Stacy Lewis Home For Funeral and Cremation Services in Columbus Junction. Burial will be at the Greenwood Cemetery in Muscatine. A memorial has been established for Letts United Methodist Church, the Food Pantry of Louisa County and World Neighbors.

August 12, 2010

Posted: Thursday, August 12th, 2010 at 9:01 am

Birthday Winner – Mitchel Riggan of Washington

First day for pads at football practices

Posted: Thursday, August 12th, 2010 at 8:03 am

High school football practices across Iowa began on Monday, today is the first day teams can put the pads on for practice.

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Coaches select All-State Baseball Teams

Posted: Thursday, August 12th, 2010 at 8:00 am

Last week the Iowa Newspapers Association released their All-State Baseball Teams, this week the Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association has released theirs.

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Washington City Council Member Says Move Hasn’t Improved “Nuisance” Building

Posted: Thursday, August 12th, 2010 at 6:30 am


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Washington City Councilman Mike Roth has requested that the fire department determine whether or not the Mills Seed Building in the 200 block of North Iowa Avenue is a fire hazard.

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Washington County Supervisors Instruct Auditor To Place Gambling Renewal On Fall Ballot, Hear Ideas For Secondary Roads

Posted: Thursday, August 12th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Riverside Casino and Golf Resort was granted a nine year gambling license in 2005, but Iowa state code has placed the issue back on this fall’s ballot.

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Mary Culver Visits Sigourney and Washington

Posted: Thursday, August 12th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Iowa’s First Lady Mary Culver made a recent trip to Southeast Iowa communities to touch base with the citizens in Washington and Sigourney.

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