Archive for October, 2010

Kenya Safari Acrobats coming to Fairfield Sunday

Posted: Sunday, October 17th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Fairfield Arts and Convention Center will be hosting the Kenya Safari Acrobats Today. 

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Washington County Democrats Hosting Pork Dinner, Candidate Forum Today At Fairgrounds

Posted: Sunday, October 17th, 2010 at 6:24 am

Washington County Democrats is holding a candidate forum and pork dinner at the Washington County Fairgrounds today.

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Kalona City Council Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, October 17th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Kalona City Council will be meeting tomorrow.

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XL plastic dog kennel

Posted: Saturday, October 16th, 2010 at 10:15 am

FOR SALE

-XL plastic dog kennel $50 OBO

763-639-7644

706 International tractor

Posted: Saturday, October 16th, 2010 at 10:14 am

FOR SALE

-706 International gas 2 point tractor $1500

319-591-0892

WANTED -2 tires P225-60-R16s

Posted: Saturday, October 16th, 2010 at 10:12 am

WANTED

-2 tires size P225-60-R16s

319-653-4945

WANTED -Hickory Nuts

Posted: Saturday, October 16th, 2010 at 10:12 am

WANTED

-Hickory Nuts

319-694-4518

WANTED -Someone to do yard work

Posted: Saturday, October 16th, 2010 at 10:11 am

WANTED

-Looking for someone to clean up a yard of leafs and plants

319-653-4615

October 16, 2010

Posted: Saturday, October 16th, 2010 at 10:09 am

Birthday Winner: Shirley Walker

Anniversary Winner: Duane & Beverly Krotz, 50 years

Spartans stay unbeaten in district with win over Demons

Posted: Saturday, October 16th, 2010 at 8:00 am

The Washington Demon football team showed a lot of fight and fire against the Solon Spartans but the Spartans ended up with the lopsided win 43-14 at Case Field in Washington last night.

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Washington School Board Delays School Resource Officer Decision “For At Least One Year”

Posted: Saturday, October 16th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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The Washington School Board has tabled a vote to hire a school police officer “for at least a year” despite at least five students already being charged this year for crimes that took place on school property.

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Washington County Supervisors Debate, Vote 4 To 1 To Approve Riverside VFW Liquor License Renewal

Posted: Saturday, October 16th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Washington County Supervisor Jim Rosien was the only supervisor this week to vote against the renewal of a liquor license for the Riverside VFW.

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Washington Veteran’s Benefits Fair Today

Posted: Saturday, October 16th, 2010 at 6:26 am

A Veteran’s Benefits Fair is this evening in Washington.

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South East Iowa Studio Tour Today and Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, October 16th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The 2nd Annual Southeast Studio Tour kicks off this weekend starting today and continuing tomorrow. The Tour will cover Lee, Henry, Jefferson, and Washington County. Studio 909 in Washington will be one of the locations open. Craig Swift with Studio 909 says last year they had over 200 people mostly from out of town, he says they expect more people this year. The tour will feature artists with art from painting, pottery, photos, hats, monotypes and more. The Tour runs today from 9am till 4pm and Sunday from noon till 4pm. For a full listing of locations go to www.iowastudiotour.org.

University Of Iowa Professor To “Break In” Washington Public Library Piano

Posted: Saturday, October 16th, 2010 at 6:24 am

The Washington Free Public Library Foundation is dedicating its new 1888 Steinway Model “A” Grand Piano with a free concert tonight with pianist and University of Iowa Professor of Music, René Lecuona.

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Keota Community School District Decides against Block Scheduling

Posted: Saturday, October 16th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Keota Community School District held their board meeting on Thursday and made a decision about whether or not to go to Block Scheduling to better share resources with Mid-Prairie Schools.

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Sitler Drive In Washington To Close On Monday

Posted: Saturday, October 16th, 2010 at 6:22 am


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Sitler Drive from Avenue B to Avenue E in southern Washington will be closed next week.

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Iowa archaeology will be topic at Historical Society program Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, October 16th, 2010 at 6:21 am

Iowa Archeology will be the topic of interest for the new Historical Society Free Program, “What’s Old is New Again: Recent Discoveries.

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Area Scores

Posted: Saturday, October 16th, 2010 at 6:00 am

Sigourney-Keota 56 Mid-Prairie 20
WACO 45 Winfield-Mount Union 7
Wilton 49 Columbus 7
Lone Tree 40 English Valleys 22
Colo-Nesco 41 Highland 29

Mary Baker

Posted: Friday, October 15th, 2010 at 11:46 am

Funeral services for 98 year old Mary Baker of The Villages, Florida, formerly of Washington, will be Monday (10/18) at 11 AM at the Jones Eden Funeral Home with burial in Schrock Cemetery in rural Washington. Visitation is 9 AM Monday (10/18) until service time. A memorial has been established to The Villages Cornerstone Hospice House.