Archive for August, 2010

August 6, 2010

Posted: Friday, August 6th, 2010 at 9:46 am

Birthday Winner – Edna Yoder of Wellman

Anniversary Winners – Jeff & Charlene Soper of Washington

All-State softball

Posted: Friday, August 6th, 2010 at 7:39 am

The Iowa Girls Coaches Association has announced softball all-state teams and the Demons had two make it and two receive honorable mention.

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Demon volleyball team headed to weekend tournament

Posted: Friday, August 6th, 2010 at 7:38 am

The Demon volleyball camp is wrapping up today and now some of the girls are headed to Cedar Rapids to take part in a team camp.

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Washington County Added To Disaster Proclamation

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

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Governor Chet Culver has added Washington County to a list of disaster areas that have been affected by severe weather.

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Wellman Sewer Notice Lifted, Cleanup Next Step

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

The City of Wellman has lifted their sewer usage notice.

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Celebrate Washington This Weekend

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

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Celebrate Washington is tomorrow in the city square from 10 am to midnight.

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Sales Tax Holiday: Washington Area Businesses Hoping For Large Turnout

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

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Clothing and footwear considered appropriate for everyday wear such as shirts, pants, hats, socks, shoes, sandal and underclothing items under $100 each are exempt from state and local option sales tax this weekend.

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Winfield’s Crooked Creek Days

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

Winfield’s Crooked Creek Days kicks off this evening.

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Washington County Authorizes $1,500 Gift To “Friends Of Lake Darling” For Bridge Construction, More Money Still Needed

Posted: Friday, August 6th, 2010 at 6:22 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors has given its answer to an appeal by the “Friends of Lake Darling” for funds – a $1,500 gift.

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Edna Jones Lecture Series #4; The War of 1812

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

The Washington County Historical Society and the Washington County Genealogical Society is presenting the 4th segment of the Edna Jones Series titled ‘The War of 1812.”

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Church Group “Traveling” To Washington For Mission Trip

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

Members of Washington’s Faith Baptist Church are on a mission trip this week to perform home construction.  Their destination – Washington.

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August 5, 2010

Posted: Thursday, August 5th, 2010 at 9:43 am

Birthday Winner – Dorothy Chabal of Washington

Sixty-two out for Demon football camp

Posted: Thursday, August 5th, 2010 at 7:47 am

The Washington Demons open their high school football camp yesterday.

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All-District Softball selections

Posted: Thursday, August 5th, 2010 at 7:46 am

All-District softball teams have been released by the Iowa Girls Coaches Association.

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Washington County Athletes Win Gold In Iowa Games

Posted: Thursday, August 5th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Two dozen athletes represented Washington County at the Iowa Games this year.

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Ginkgo Avenue Near Wellman Closing For Repairs

Posted: Thursday, August 5th, 2010 at 6:27 am

The Washington County Engineer’s Office announced they will be closing County Highway W38 or Ginkgo Avenue to thru traffic between 170th and 180th Streets, 4 miles south of Wellman for the replacement of a bridge with a box culvert. Assistant

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Plans For Washington County Bridge Replacement Completed In-House, Saving County $46,000

Posted: Thursday, August 5th, 2010 at 6:26 am


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The Washington County Board of Supervisors has awarded a $461,000 contract to replace a bridge on Hickory Avenue, northeast of Wellman.

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Private Mortgage Insurance “Key To America’s Housing And Economic Recovery”

Posted: Thursday, August 5th, 2010 at 6:24 am

The President of First Citizens National Savings Bank in Mason City, Iowa, has testified to the House Financial Services Capital Markets Subcommittee that private mortgage insurance is “key to America’s housing and economic recovery.”

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Stories from the Sky Program At Conservation Education Center

Posted: Thursday, August 5th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Washington County Conservation Board if offering family entertainment at Marr Park with their “Stories from the Sky” program.

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No Thursday Night Parking In Downtown Washington

Posted: Thursday, August 5th, 2010 at 6:22 am

The City of Washington is reminding residents that there is a no parking ordinance in effect Thursday nights from 10 pm to 5 am Friday morning.

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