Archive for August, 2010

Iowa Hospital Association: Washington County Hospital and Clinics Provides More Than $1.5 Million In Free And Discounted Care

Posted: Saturday, August 28th, 2010 at 6:22 am

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Washington County Hospital and Clinics says a new study of 2009 figures shows it has provided over $1.5 million in free and discounted benefits.

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Columbus Junction Woman named National Historian at Ladies Auxiliary VFW Convention

Posted: Saturday, August 28th, 2010 at 6:21 am

Kathryn Schreiber of Columbus Junction was named a National Historian this week at the 97th National Convention of the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Affairs in Indianapolis.

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August 27, 2010

Posted: Friday, August 27th, 2010 at 12:30 pm

Birthday Winner – Andrew Meyer of Lone Tree

Demons meet Golden Hawks in Wellman tonight

Posted: Friday, August 27th, 2010 at 8:12 am

The Washington Demons kick off the season tonight as they take on the sixth ranked Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks.

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Tonight’s area football games

Posted: Friday, August 27th, 2010 at 8:01 am

It’s opening night around Southeast Iowa.

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Washington School Board Approves Multiple Bids For High School, Softball Field Construction

Posted: Friday, August 27th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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The Washington School Board has approved more than $11,143,000 in construction bids.

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Small Business Forum Evolves Into Discussion Of Poor County Road Conditions

Posted: Friday, August 27th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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A public forum Tuesday in Washington’s public library, hosted by State Senator Becky Schmitz, was designed to inform local business owners of helpful programs offered by the state, but discussion quickly turned to the poor condition of Washington County’s secondary roads.

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Washington and Jefferson Counties Declared Disaster Areas By U.S. Department Of Agriculture, Funds Now Available

Posted: Friday, August 27th, 2010 at 6:26 am

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has declared Washington and Jefferson counties as disaster areas.

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Keota School Volunteer Program Accepting Applications

Posted: Friday, August 27th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Keota Community School District is accepting applications for their new volunteer program.

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

Posted: Friday, August 27th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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

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Orders Being Taken for Operation Re-Leaf Residential Tree Program

Posted: Friday, August 27th, 2010 at 6:23 am

Alliant Energy customers in Washington County are eligible to purchase trees at a discounted price through the “Operation ReLeaf Residential Tree Program”.

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12th Annual Antique Tractor Ride, Show And Parade Today In Ainsworth

Posted: Friday, August 27th, 2010 at 6:22 am

The 12th Annual Antique Tractor Ride, Show and Parade begins tomorrow this morning in Ainsworth.

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Final Performance for Fairfield’s Live on the Square Summer Concert Series

Posted: Friday, August 27th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Fairfield Live on the Square Summer Concert series’ final performance is coming up. 

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Clifford Brees

Posted: Thursday, August 26th, 2010 at 7:35 pm

Memorial Services for 79 year old Clifford Brees of Keota, formerly of Cedar Rapids, will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday (8/29), at First Lutheran Church in Cedar Rapids. Burial will be at 7:00 p.m. on Sunday (8/29) at Keota Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. until service time on Sunday at the church. Memorials have been established to the Brent Brees Memorial Scholarship Fund in Clifford’s name.

August 26, 2010

Posted: Thursday, August 26th, 2010 at 12:04 pm

Birthday Winner – Dwame Hamman of Washington

Anniversay Winners – Angela & John Greiner of Keota

Golden Hawks ranked fourth by Radio Iowa

Posted: Thursday, August 26th, 2010 at 8:09 am

As the football season begins tomorrow, another poll as a couple of area teams in the rankings.

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Sigourney-Keota enters football season with several seniors

Posted: Thursday, August 26th, 2010 at 8:08 am

Sigourney-Keota will be starting the season off taking on Pekin tomorrow.

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Third Female Teen Charged With “Criminal Mischief” In Connection With 60 Cases Of Auto Graffiti In Washington

Posted: Thursday, August 26th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Public Safety Center says a 16 year old Wayland female has been charged with “Criminal Mischief” in connection with 60 cases of auto graffiti committed in Washington on August 15th.

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Late Night Car Fire Slows Traffic On Highway 1 South Of Kalona, Sends One Man To Hospital

Posted: Thursday, August 26th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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Tuesday night a car fire 1.5 miles south of Kalona on Highway 1 slowed traffic in the area for half an hour.

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Prairie Serenade Performing at Washington’s Last “Thursday Night Live” Of The Season

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

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This afternoon, Thursday Night Live will return to Washington’s Central Park for the last time.

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