Archive for November, 2010

Dog Kennels, Triton & Heater

Posted: Wednesday, November 24th, 2010 at 11:11 am

For Sale
1998 Ford Triton, 4WD, blown engine – $1500
Sears 15,000 BTU heater with blower, used natural gas
2 Dog kennels – $400 OBO
319-548-1728

Piano

Posted: Wednesday, November 24th, 2010 at 11:08 am

For Sale

Yamaha digital piano, full size keyboard, with bench, excellent condition – $625 – will deliver in Washington
319-653-2594

Ford F Superduty

Posted: Wednesday, November 24th, 2010 at 11:06 am

For Sale
1990 Ford F-Superduty, 7.31 L diesel, 2 WD dually, 10 foot flatbed with 5th wheel hitch – $2000 OBO
319-461-4431

November 24, 2010

Posted: Wednesday, November 24th, 2010 at 11:03 am

Birthday Winner – Lane Keeler of Wayland
Anniversary Winners- Sam & Betsy Milam of Washington

Pekin uses fourth quarter rally to beat Lions

Posted: Wednesday, November 24th, 2010 at 8:39 am

The Lone Tree Lions had Pekin in Lone Tree. It was locked up at halftime 29-29.

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Sweeting has double-double in Highland win

Posted: Wednesday, November 24th, 2010 at 8:37 am

Highland hosting Wapello, the Huskies held Wapello to 12 points in the last two quarters to win 64-33.

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Holiday Openings/Closures

Posted: Wednesday, November 24th, 2010 at 6:30 am

With the Thanksgiving holiday tomorrow, all government offices, banks and post offices will be closed, however, some businesses will be open for parts of the holiday weekend. 

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Shopping Locally

Posted: Wednesday, November 24th, 2010 at 6:28 am

Main Street Washington is encouraging you to shop locally this holiday season.

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Weekly Board of Supervisors Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, November 24th, 2010 at 6:26 am

Yesterday at the weekly Board of Supervisors meeting, the board members approved the certificate of appointment for a Civil Process Server. 

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Things you should know as you cook your Thanksgiving Turkey

Posted: Wednesday, November 24th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Before you enjoy your Thanksgiving meal, a local food inspector reminds you that the holiday is also the number one day for food related illnesses.

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Food Insecurity

Posted: Wednesday, November 24th, 2010 at 6:24 am

One in nine Iowa families have struggled at some point between 2007 and 2009 to put food on the table according to data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. 

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School Boards Evaluate Superintendent

Posted: Wednesday, November 24th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Mid Prairie and Keota Community School Districts met on Monday for their joint board meeting which included the evaluation of shared superintendent Mark Schneider in a closed session. Schneider says the evaluation happens every year in November. He says that way if there are any problems or concerns changes can be made during the rest of the school year. Schneider says he felt the evaluation went very well. The next Keota School Board meeting will be Thursday December 9th; the next Mid Prairie School Board meeting will be Monday, December 13th.

Local FFA Member Receives National Award

Posted: Wednesday, November 24th, 2010 at 6:22 am

Recently, the FFA held its 83rd Annual Convention in Indianapolis and awarded one local resident with their highest degree. 

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Columbus Junction Council Meeting tonight

Posted: Wednesday, November 24th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Columbus Junction City Council Meeting will be held tonight. 

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Parents as Teachers Discussion

Posted: Wednesday, November 24th, 2010 at 12:49 am

Title: Parents as Teachers Discussion
Description: Parents as Teacher’s, Roberta Sloat will be leading a discussion on “ discipline is teaching” on Wednesday,Dec. 1st fom 9:30-10:30 at the United Presbyterian Church . If you have questions call Parents as Teachers at 319-461-9007.
Date: 2010-12-01

Washington Christmas tour

Posted: Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010 at 9:49 pm

Title: Washington Christmas tour
Description: Do not forget to mark your calendars for the 20th Annual Washington Christmas Candlelight Tour of homes, Saturday December 4 and Sunday December 5 from 4:30 to 8pm. Tickets are available in advance from the Chamber, Dodici Shop, Jaz It Up and Wolf Floral. Tickets are $7 in advance and $8 at the door. Homes on the tour this year include: Pam and Tim Coffey, Dana Conklin, Vicki and Phil Ealy, Rachel Nicola and Dave Stoufer. If you have any questions, feel free to call the chamber office at 653-3272.
Start Date: 2010-12-04
End Date: 2010-12-05

Columbus Junction Medicare Event

Posted: Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010 at 9:48 pm

Title: Columbus Junction Medicare Event
Description: Columbus Junction Sr. Center is hosting 2 Medicare Part D Events Tuesday Dec. 7th and Wednesday December 8th. A SHIPP volunteer will be available to help you. Appointments are required. Call SHIIP at 1-800-351-4644 to schedule your appointment.
Start Date: 2010-12-07
End Date: 2010-12-08

Mervin Leon Baxter

Posted: Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010 at 7:28 pm

Funeral services for 70 year old Mervin Leon Baxter of rural Richland will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday (11/27) at Pleasant Plain Friends Church in Pleasant Plain. Burial will be in Brooks Cemetery near Hedrick, IA. Visitation will open at 4 p.m. Friday afternoon at Gould Funeral Home in Richland with the family present 5:30 to 7 p.m. A general memorial has been established and may be left at the church or mailed to the family at 1070 Osage Avenue, Richland, IA 52585.

Parents as Teachers Discussion

Posted: Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010 at 7:16 pm

Parents as Teacher’s, Roberta Sloat will be leading a discussion on “discipline is teaching” on Wednesday,Dec. 1st fom 9:30-10:30 at the United Presbyterian Church . If you have questions call Parents as Teachers at 319-461-9007.

Lola M. Reed

Posted: Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010 at 11:28 am

Funeral services for 93 year old Lola M. Reed of Washington will be held at 10:00 am Saturday at St. James Catholic Church.  Burial will take place in the Elm Grove Cemetery.  Visitation will begin at noon on Friday at the Jones-Eden Funeral Home with family visitation from 4:00 to 6:00 pm, followed by a prayer service at 6:00 at the funeral home.  A memorial has been established to Hospice of Washington County and St. James Parish.