Archive for November, 2010

Area basketball teams to play in M-P Jamboree

Posted: Wednesday, November 17th, 2010 at 8:04 am

Mid-Prairie will be putting on their Girls’ Basketball Jamboree on Friday. Five area schools will head over to take part in the scrimmage.

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Board of Supervisors Approve to Move Forward with Three Agenda Items

Posted: Wednesday, November 17th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors approved three items at their meeting yesterday.

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City to Name Personnel to Washington Financial Accounts and Banking

Posted: Wednesday, November 17th, 2010 at 6:28 am

Washington decided to consolidate banking and financial activities in one bank, and the proposal for banking services from the Washington State Bank has been approved by the Washington City Council.

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Washington 1918 Building Remodeling Forum

Posted: Wednesday, November 17th, 2010 at 6:27 am

The Washington School District held a second public forum last night regarding the 1918 building and converting it for use by 6th through 8th graders making it a middle school.

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Washington Board of Education Meets Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, November 17th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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The Washington Board of Education meets tonight. The Board is appointing a
Representative to the Washington County Conference Board, and the appointment of Legal Counsel.

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Kalona Revitalization Project Update

Posted: Wednesday, November 17th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Kalona City Council met in regular session on Monday.

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Requests from Boy Scouts and Washington S.N.O.W Committee at City Council Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, November 17th, 2010 at 6:24 am

Boy Scouts and the Washington S.N.O.W Committee are asking the city council for requests during the lighting ceremony and the Christmas parade on November 26th.

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Louisa-Muscatine Schools finishing Renovations

Posted: Wednesday, November 17th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Louisa Muscatine Community School District met on Monday, and one of the main topics was the Junior High/High School Renovation. 

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Sheriff’s Office Finds Missing Kalona Woman

Posted: Wednesday, November 17th, 2010 at 6:22 am

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The Washington County Safety Center is reporting that the missing woman from Kalona has been found.

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Land Donated for the Louisa County Interpretive Center

Posted: Wednesday, November 17th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Tri-Rivers Conservation Foundation donated a 40 acre land parcel to Louisa County Monday during the supervisors meeting.

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Ronald Brinning

Posted: Wednesday, November 17th, 2010 at 6:06 am

Services for 71 year old Ronald Brinning of Bettendorf, formerly of Washington will be held 10:00 am today at the Bettendorf Presbyterian Church.  Family will receive friends from 2:00 to 3:00 pm today at the Jones-Eden Funeral Home in Washington prior to graveside services at Elm Grove Cemetery.  A memorial has been established to Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House and Camp Wyoming.

“A Quest in Storyland”

Posted: Tuesday, November 16th, 2010 at 10:26 pm

Title: \”A Quest in Storyland\”
Description: The Washington Free Public Library is hosting a fun, interactive family event called \”A Quest in Storyland\” on Friday November 19th from 6:30 – 8 pm. Various areas of the library will be transformed into settings from some of the most popular books that live in the library. . .Neverland, Hogwarts, and Narnia and kids and their parents will be able to interact with some of the characters from those books as they try to figure out what to do for the good of Storyland. The event is open to everyone of any age, but may be best suited for kids and their parents from kindergarten to about 6th grade. As always it\’s free!
Date: 2010-11-19

Lorene Crone

Posted: Tuesday, November 16th, 2010 at 2:29 pm

Celebration of Life Services for 92 year old Lorene Crone of Washington will be held 10:00 a.m. Friday (11/19) at the Jones – Eden Funeral Home. Visitation will begin 12:00 p.m. Thursday at the Jones – Eden Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Interment will take place at Elm Grove Cemetery. Memorials have been established to Hospice of Washington County, West Chester United Methodist Church and the United Presbyterian Home.

Give Away-Kindling

Posted: Tuesday, November 16th, 2010 at 1:14 pm

Give Away

Good kindling to dry out

319-653-1768

Give Away-Cat

Posted: Tuesday, November 16th, 2010 at 1:11 pm

Give Away

10 month old male cat, neutered, micro-chip, shots, very friendly, moving and can not keep him

319-548-1100 ask for Dee

Give Away-Rabbit

Posted: Tuesday, November 16th, 2010 at 1:09 pm

Give Away

Young, Mini-Rex Rabbit, Child friendly

641-636-2240 after 6pm

Give Away-Dogs

Posted: Tuesday, November 16th, 2010 at 1:08 pm

Give Away

2 abandoned small to medium sized house dogs

319-461-5709

Give Away-Kitten

Posted: Tuesday, November 16th, 2010 at 1:07 pm

Give Away

4 month old kitten, comes with litter box, carrier, food, bed & blanket

319-653-2945

Give Away-Kittens & Cat

Posted: Tuesday, November 16th, 2010 at 1:04 pm

Give Away

2 male gray tabby kittens and 1 male all black kitten, weaned & litter trained

1 female adult cat, black with white tuxedo markings

319-653-5393

Give Away-Furniture & TV

Posted: Tuesday, November 16th, 2010 at 1:02 pm

Give Away

2 couches, with one matching loveseat

1 Old console TV

 1 Chest of drawers

Free, come pick up

319-461-0068