Archive for December, 2010

Demon boys play smart in win

Posted: Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010 at 8:01 am

The Demon boys basketball stay poised last night and sent themselves into the Christmas break with a win over Fort Madison.

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Demon girls win big over Bloodhounds

Posted: Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010 at 8:00 am

On the girls side the Demons dominated in a 67-16 win.

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Area Basketball Scores

Posted: Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010 at 7:58 am

Boys Scores
IMS 65 Mediapolis 41
Keota 64 Iowa Valley 21
Mount Pleasant 54 Oskaloosa 31
Pekin 76 Highland 37
Solon 57 Mid-Prairie 43
Winfield-Mount Union 59 Wapello 48
WACO 61 Columbus 38

Girls Scores
Solon 58 Mid-Prairie 33
Mediapolis 69 IMS 28
Iowa Valley 37 Keota 22
WACO 41 Columbus 25
Pekin 60 Highland 56
Montezuma 49 Sigourney 26

Loebsack’s Census Thoughts

Posted: Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010 at 6:30 am

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Yesterday, the results of the 2010 census were released and Iowa will lose 1 seat in the House of Representatives.

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Electric Bill Rates

Posted: Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Last week, the Iowa Utilities Board (IUB) required Alliant Energy to refund customers approximately $5 million. 

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Board of Supervisors Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Yesterday at the Washington County Board of Supervisors Meeting, they approved to allow IDOT to use county roads.

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Kalona Discusses New Weapons Ordinance

Posted: Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Kalona City Council had their first reading Monday night on a new weapons ordinance.

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Two Auto Accidents Yesterday

Posted: Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010 at 6:24 am

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Yesterday morning, the Washington County Safety Center received two calls of accidents in the rural Kalona area.

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Busiest Mailing Day

Posted: Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010 at 6:23 am

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The United States Post Office recently had a busy day.

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Columbus Community School District Discusses Building and Grounds Issues

Posted: Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010 at 6:22 am

The Columbus Community School District discussed their summer work projects on Monday night during their board meeting.

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Louisa-Muscatine Sets Money for At Risk Programs

Posted: Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Louisa-Muscatine Board of Education met on Monday and one of the main items on their agenda was the application for modified allowable growth for at risk programs.

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Tomas Salazar

Posted: Tuesday, December 21st, 2010 at 12:55 pm

Funeral services for 80 year old Tomas Salazar of Columbus City will be at 10:00 Tuesday at the Stacy-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services in Columbus Junction.

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Wanted-Steel Wheels

Posted: Tuesday, December 21st, 2010 at 10:24 am

Wanted
Set of steel 15 inch wheels for a 4×4 S-10
319-572-6882

Wanted-Trash compacter

Posted: Tuesday, December 21st, 2010 at 10:23 am

Wanted
Used trash compacter for kitchen
319-664-3677

Wanted-Furniture

Posted: Tuesday, December 21st, 2010 at 10:22 am

Wanted
Solid-colored couch and recliner in good condtion
319-694-4565

For Rent-Apartment

Posted: Tuesday, December 21st, 2010 at 10:20 am

For Rent
1 Bedroom apartment in Kalona, on-site laundry, no pets or smoking – $390/month
319-936-2633 or 319-656-4453

Golf cart, Dirt bike & 3 Point boom

Posted: Tuesday, December 21st, 2010 at 10:19 am

For Sale
Yamaha 4 wheeler golf cart, new tires & paint, will sell or trade for a 4 wheeler
110 cc Dirt bike, used 4 hours – $550 OBO
3 point boom for a small tractor
660-216-3715

Stove, Refrigerator & Buildings

Posted: Tuesday, December 21st, 2010 at 10:17 am

For Sale
Small buildings
Antique heating stove – $200
Refrigerator, 19 cu ft – $70
319-461-5720

Snow Blade

Posted: Tuesday, December 21st, 2010 at 10:15 am

For Sale
Snow blade for a riding mower, Dynamark or an MTD – $100 OBO
319-325-8739

Iowa Jacket & Tires

Posted: Tuesday, December 21st, 2010 at 10:14 am

For Sale
Large Iowa jacket – $20
(4) 195-R70-14 tires – $50
319-548-1044