Archive for December, 2010

New Gun Law Concerns

Posted: Saturday, December 18th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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Washington Police Chief Greg Goodman has expressed concern regarding the new gun law which is taking effect January 1st.

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Mills Seed Building Update

Posted: Saturday, December 18th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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The Washington City Council received an update on the status of the Mill Seed Building during this past Wednesday’s meeting.

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Final Mailing Dates

Posted: Saturday, December 18th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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The United States Post Office is reminding everyone of mailing deadlines. 

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Last Weekend to Visit Santa

Posted: Saturday, December 18th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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The Washington Chamber of Commerce wants to remind everyone that this is the last weekend to visit Santa’s house.

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Rescheduled Kalona Christmas events tonight

Posted: Saturday, December 18th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Last Saturday Downtown Kalona was supposed to hold their Kalona Christmas events but they were rescheduled due to snow.

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Congressman Loebsack Representative Meeting

Posted: Saturday, December 18th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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Yesterday, Congress Dave Loebsack District Representative Jared Hershberger was at the Washington Chamber of Commerce. 

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Iowa DNR Priorities from Legislature

Posted: Saturday, December 18th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources has set their priorities for the 2011 legislative session.

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Washington County Income, Higher then Iowa’s

Posted: Saturday, December 18th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The median household income in Iowa rose by less than $1,000 between 2007 and 2009, and the poverty rate climbed nearly 1 percentage point, but Iowans fared better than people in many other states hard-hit by the economic recession, according to a report released Wednesday by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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Marr Park Closed

Posted: Saturday, December 18th, 2010 at 3:39 am

Title: Marr Park Closed
Description: The Washington County Conservation Education Center at Marr Park will be closed Saturday, January 1, 2011 for New Year’s Day.
Date: 2011-01-01

Marr Park Closed

Posted: Saturday, December 18th, 2010 at 3:38 am

Title: Marr Park Closed
Description: The Washington County Conservation Education Center at Marr Park will be closed for Christmas on Friday, December 24th and Saturday, December 25th, 2010. They will also be closed Saturday, January 1, 2011 for New Year’s Day.
Start Date: 2010-12-24
End Date: 2010-12-25

Mildred Maxine Morris

Posted: Friday, December 17th, 2010 at 6:30 pm

Celebration of Life Services for Mildred Maxine Morris will be held at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, at the Powell Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Keota. Burial will be in the Keota Cemetery. Visitation will be on Monday from 3:00 to 6:00 pm at the Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Keota. A memorial has been established for the Washington Care Center, the Washington County Hospice and United Church of Faith. Messages and tributes may be left at www.powellfuneralhomes.com under obituaries.

Edwin Slabach

Posted: Friday, December 17th, 2010 at 3:44 pm

Funeral Services for 94 year old Edwin Slabach will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, (12/21) at the Sunnyside Conservative Mennonite Church in Kalona. Burial will be in the Fairview Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 2-8 p.m. on Monday (12/20) at the Yoder-Powell Funeral Home in Kalona where the family will greet friends from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. A memorial fund has been established for the Sunnyside Conservative Mennonite Church Mission Program.  Messages may be sent to the family at www.powellfuneralhomes.com

Give Away-Cat & Kittens

Posted: Friday, December 17th, 2010 at 10:47 am

Give Away
3 female kittens
1 male adult cat
319-548-1183

Give Away-Puppies

Posted: Friday, December 17th, 2010 at 10:45 am

For Sale
Four puppies to give away, born 11/1, half Lab & half Walker Coonhound
319-212-0611

Give Away-Dog

Posted: Friday, December 17th, 2010 at 10:44 am

Give Away
Free to good country home, purebred Border Collie dog, loves to play frisbee; could include a chain link dog run and igloo dog house
936-0360

Give Away-Business desks

Posted: Friday, December 17th, 2010 at 10:40 am

Give Away
Three nice business desks, one includes a credenza, you haul, need to pick up by 12/23
319-461-0009

Give Away-Puppies

Posted: Friday, December 17th, 2010 at 10:38 am

Give Away
Yellow Lab mix puppies, ready for new homes
319-330-3892

Give Away-Desk

Posted: Friday, December 17th, 2010 at 10:36 am

Give Away
Computer desk with hutch, don’t have room for
319-456-6003

Wanted-Sidewalks to shovel

Posted: Friday, December 17th, 2010 at 10:30 am

Wanted
Wants to shovel sidewalks
319-548-2654

Wanted-Furniture

Posted: Friday, December 17th, 2010 at 10:29 am

Wanted
Couch and recliner in good condition
Patio furniture
319-461-6137