Archive for December, 2010

Farmland Increasing in Value

Posted: Thursday, December 2nd, 2010 at 6:28 am

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The price per acre of farmland in Washington County is increasing. 

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Pork Quality Assurance Training

Posted: Thursday, December 2nd, 2010 at 6:26 am

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The Iowa State University Extension along with the Iowa Pork Industry Center are providing training for pork producers and anyone needing certification in the Pork Quality Assurance Plus program. 

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Buying a Foreclosure Home

Posted: Thursday, December 2nd, 2010 at 6:24 am

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If you are in the market for buying a house, looking at a foreclosed property might be a good option.

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Holiday Spending expected to be up

Posted: Thursday, December 2nd, 2010 at 6:23 am

Americans are expected to increase their spending on gifts this holiday season, and Iowans likely will follow the trend.

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Fairfield’s Gingerbread Extravaganza Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, December 2nd, 2010 at 6:21 am

Fairfield’s Gingerbread extravaganza is back this year.

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Bruce Kirchner

Posted: Wednesday, December 1st, 2010 at 4:58 pm

Funeral Services for 79 year old Bruce Kirchner of Lone Tree will be 10am Monday at the Sorden-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services in Lone Tree.  Visitation will be Sunday from 4:30 to 7pm at the Sorden-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation services in Lone Tree.  Burial will be in the Lone Tree Cemetery with full military rites provided by the Lone Tree American Legion Post 457.

Eldon Jarrard

Posted: Wednesday, December 1st, 2010 at 12:52 pm

Funeral services for 83 year old Eldon Jarrard of North Liberty will be 1:30pm Sunday at the Sorden-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services in Lone Tree.  Burial will be in the Lone Tree Cemetery.  Visitation will be held Saturday from 4 to 7 pm followed by a Masonic Service at 7pm at the Sorden-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services in Lone Tree.

Demons and Mid-Prairie split in doubleheader

Posted: Wednesday, December 1st, 2010 at 8:23 am

The Washington Demons had the Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks in town for a boy-girl doubleheader last night and they ended up splitting.

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Area Scores

Posted: Wednesday, December 1st, 2010 at 8:20 am

Girls
Pekin 50 WACO 47 3OT (Pekin Emily Ellis 16 points, WACO Gwen Cox 12 points Pekin hit two buzzer beating threes one to force overtime and another to extend the game to double overtime.)

Winfield-Mount Union 48 IMS 37

Highland 62 Lone Tree 38 (Highland’s Kayla Schneider 30 points hitting five three pointers)

Boys
Lone Tree 49 Highland 29 (Lone Tree led by Bryan Forbes 22 points)

IMS 65 Winfield-Mount Union 32 (IMS led by Chance Miller 16 points 5 assist)

City Council Meeting Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, December 1st, 2010 at 6:30 am

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The Washington City Council will meet tonight in regular session at 6:30pm. 

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Washington Board of Supervisors Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, December 1st, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Yesterday at the weekly Board of Supervisors meeting, they approved the appointment of Eldon Beichter as the Crawford Township Clerk. 

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Financial Aid and Scholarship Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, December 1st, 2010 at 6:26 am

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The Washington High School is holding an informational meeting on scholarships and financial aid. 

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Mid Prairie holds Public Hearing on Construction Project

Posted: Wednesday, December 1st, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Mid Prairie Board of Education met on Monday evening to hold a public hearing on the High School Construction project.

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Post Office Mailing Deadlines

Posted: Wednesday, December 1st, 2010 at 6:24 am

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The United States Post Office is providing reminders about shipping packages for the holidays. 

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IMS Christmas Concert Sunday

Posted: Wednesday, December 1st, 2010 at 6:23 am

Iowa Mennonite School’s music department will present a concert of Christmas music on Sunday.

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Former Nursing Home Administrator on Probation

Posted: Wednesday, December 1st, 2010 at 6:22 am

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The Iowa Board of Nursing Home Administrators has disciplined a former Sigourney Care Center administrator convicted of improper conduct. 

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Iowa 4-H Foundation Announces Hills Bank Leadership Grants for 2011

Posted: Wednesday, December 1st, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Iowa 4-H Foundation has announced the 2011 Hills Bank and Trust Company Leadership Grants for current high school juniors planning to attend college in the fall of 2012. 

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