Archive for August, 2010

Warriors looking to upper class again this season

Posted: Tuesday, August 10th, 2010 at 8:05 am

It was the first day official high school football practices yesterday, teams were allowed to have a camp last week. For the WACO Warriors this season they’ll look to another big group of seniors.

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Libe selected first team all-state by Iowa Sports Connection

Posted: Tuesday, August 10th, 2010 at 8:03 am

A Washington Demon has been selected first team all-state on one Iowa sports site’s list.

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Sandra Sieren

Posted: Tuesday, August 10th, 2010 at 7:42 am

Funeral services  and burial for 71 year old Sandra Sieren of Keota are 10:30 AM Wednesday (8/11) at Holy Trinity Parish – St. Mary Catholic Church in. Visitation is Tuesday (8/10)  from 4:00-8:00 PM at the Powell Funeral Home in Keota, with a Rosary service at 4:00 and a Wake Service at 7:00. A memorial fund has been established for Keota QRS, Maplewood Manor and Washington County Hospice.

June Goschke

Posted: Tuesday, August 10th, 2010 at 7:40 am

Funeral services for 88 year old June Goschke of Wellman are 10:30 am Thursday  at the First Baptist Church in Wellman with burial in the Wellman Cemetery.  Visitation is from 2 to 8 pm tomorrow at the Powell Funeral Home in Wellman with the family present from 4 to 8.  Memorials have been established to First Baptist and the Wellman Heritage Society.

Earl Wagamon

Posted: Tuesday, August 10th, 2010 at 7:27 am

Services are pending for 84 year old Earl Wagamon of Kalona at the Peterseim Funeral Home in Kalona.

Washington Building Collapses Over Weekend, No Injuries Reported

Posted: Tuesday, August 10th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Emergency personnel responded to the scene of a partial building collapse in the City of Washington this weekend.

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News Update: Lightning Strike Between Riverside and Kalona Causes Early Morning Power Outage For 2,500 Alliant Customers

Posted: Tuesday, August 10th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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KCII reported yesterday morning that Alliant Energy reported power outages to 2,500 customers in Riverside, Kalona and Richmond.

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Washington Appoints New Treasurer In Accordance With New Investment Policy

Posted: Tuesday, August 10th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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Washington’s City Council has appointed Joe Meyers to the position of city treasurer, an appointment that fills a previously vacant position in the city’s government.

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Absentee Ballots Available for Special Election at Mid-Prairie

Posted: Tuesday, August 10th, 2010 at 6:23 am

Absentee ballots are available for the Mid-Prairie September 14th special election to extend the Physical Plant Equipment Levee, which covers expenditures over $600 from the general fund.

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“Responsible Gambling Week” At Riverside Casino And Resort

Posted: Tuesday, August 10th, 2010 at 6:22 am

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Riverside Casino and Resort says it’s promoting responsible gambling and working to identify customers that gamble to much or have an addiction.

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Tommy Castro Band In Fairfield For Washington Area Resident

Posted: Tuesday, August 10th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Tommy Castro Band is performing a special concert in honor of a local man’s birthday.

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Washington School District’s “New Family Registration Day”

Posted: Tuesday, August 10th, 2010 at 6:20 am

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Today Washington Community Schools are holding a registration day for families that are new to the district from 10 am to 6 pm.

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Donald Gilliland

Posted: Monday, August 9th, 2010 at 8:14 am

Memorial Graveside services with military honors for 70 year old Donald Gilliland  of Sigourney are Friday, August 20, at Pennington Cemetery in rural Sigourney.  No visitation will be held, and memorials may be sent to the Carroll Assistance Center.

First day for football practice around Iowa

Posted: Monday, August 9th, 2010 at 7:43 am

It’s the first day that high school football teams across Iowa can begin practices.

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Demon Volleyball Team begins practices

Posted: Monday, August 9th, 2010 at 7:42 am

This is also the first day for volleyball teams to begin practices.

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M.P.’s Smit throws for Small Schools East

Posted: Monday, August 9th, 2010 at 7:40 am

The Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association All-Star Series wrapped up yesterday.

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Monthly Caregivers Support Group Focuses On Important People: Caregivers

Posted: Monday, August 9th, 2010 at 6:28 am

Southeast Iowa caregivers are encouraged to take advantage of a local group that offers assistance for those who spend their time helping others.

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July Gas Prices In Iowa Higher Than This Time Last Year, Still Beats National Average

Posted: Monday, August 9th, 2010 at 6:26 am

The Iowa Office of Energy Independence reports that gas prices last month were higher than July of 2009, but still beat the national average by a few cents.

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Muscatine’s “Mad Creek Mudcats” Performing at Washington’s “Thursday Night Live”

Posted: Monday, August 9th, 2010 at 6:24 am

The Mad Creek Mudcats are the main event at this week’s Thursday Night Live in Washington’s Central Park.

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New Staff at IMS

Posted: Monday, August 9th, 2010 at 6:23 am

Iowa Mennonite School has hired three new teachers to join their staff this year.  

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