Archive for November, 2010

2 Super Nintendo consoles games

Posted: Friday, November 26th, 2010 at 8:51 am

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November 26, 2010

Posted: Friday, November 26th, 2010 at 8:08 am

Birthday winner — Dino Patterson, Washington

Anniversary winners — Don & Melissa Van Donselaar, 11 years of Rose Hill

Demons and Warriors have Hall of Pride Scrimmage tonight

Posted: Friday, November 26th, 2010 at 7:56 am

The Washington Demon and WACO Warrior basketball teams will take part in their Hall of Pride Scrimmage tonight.

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Jingle Bell Run this evening

Posted: Friday, November 26th, 2010 at 7:54 am

The annual Jingle Bell Run is going on tonight and starts in downtown Washington.

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Reminder to Shop Local

Posted: Friday, November 26th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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

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Washington S.N.O.W. Event Tonight

Posted: Friday, November 26th, 2010 at 6:28 am

Washington will kick off the holiday season tonight by hosting Let It Sing, Let It Ring, Let It Glow.

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Jingle Bell Run

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

Before the Washington SNOW event this evening, Steve Roth, Washington High School track coach will be hosting the Jingle Bell Run. 

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Test scores remain flat; but one Superintendent doesn’t like how they are done.

Posted: Friday, November 26th, 2010 at 6:25 am

According to the Iowa Department of Education test scores have remained stagnant over the past two years among Iowa students on standardized tests.

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Government Agency Closure Reminders

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

While today is the day after Thanksgiving, we want to remind you that most local government offices are still closed today. 

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Turn your Christmas tree into an outdoor tree

Posted: Friday, November 26th, 2010 at 6:23 am

If you are thinking of turning your live Christmas tree into an outdoor tree after the holidays are over the ISU extension says it is possible.

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Black Friday History

Posted: Friday, November 26th, 2010 at 6:22 am

Today is Black Friday, and is historically one of the busiest retail shopping days of the year. 

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Christmas in Kalona Craft Show Today and Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, November 26th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Annual Christmas in Kalona Craft show is starting today at the Kalona Recreational Center. 

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Trivia

Posted: Friday, November 26th, 2010 at 12:00 am

November 25, 2010

Posted: Thursday, November 25th, 2010 at 7:58 am

Birthday winner — Mike Hanshaw

IMS Bates selected All-State, several others All-District for Volleyball

Posted: Thursday, November 25th, 2010 at 7:36 am

The Iowa Girls Coaches Association has released All-State and All-District teams for volleyball. One area girl received all state recognition.

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Three Demon football players selected All-District

Posted: Thursday, November 25th, 2010 at 7:34 am

The All-District team for 3A District 6 is out and three Washington Demons were selected.

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Winter Driving Safety

Posted: Thursday, November 25th, 2010 at 6:30 am

Winter precipitation will soon be falling over the area, and the Iowa State Patrol wants to pass along tips for driving safe throughout the winter season.

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Thanksgiving Holiday History

Posted: Thursday, November 25th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Thanksgiving is today, a day first celebrated in 1621 originally as a three-day feast by the original colonists, and Native American allies including Massasoit, Chief of the Wampanoag tribe. 

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Washington County’s Drop in Unemployment

Posted: Thursday, November 25th, 2010 at 6:26 am

Washington County’s unemployment rate dropped to 5% in October according to data from the Iowa Workforce Development.

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Kalona Pushing Shop Local this Weekend

Posted: Thursday, November 25th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Christmas shopping season starts tomorrow with Black Friday and many local communities are pushing shop local.

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