Archive for December, 2010

December 29, 2010

Posted: Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 at 8:14 am

Birthday Winner – Mike Humphries, Washington
Anniversary Winner – None

Top Stories of 2010: Columbus Wrestling

Posted: Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 at 7:46 am

We continue our look back at some of the top sports stories of 2010 for our area. Today we look at a couple of state championships.

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Top Stories of 2010: Highland Girls Relay Teams

Posted: Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 at 7:42 am

In track and field, the Highland Husky girls had a special group of relay runners. In 2009 they came seconds away from winning a state title and in 2010 they were hungry for another chance.

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Board of Supervisors Pass Resolution

Posted: Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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During yesterday’s Board of Supervisors meeting, they approved a resolution to prohibit the possession of firearms and weapons in official County buildings. 

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Christmas Tree Disposal

Posted: Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 at 6:28 am

Christmas is over and now people are wondering what they can do with their Christmas trees.

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Conservation Board Appointment

Posted: Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors has announced the appointment of Bill Nickell as a Washington County Conservation Board member. 

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Last Day to Purchase Trash Can Stickers Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 at 6:25 am

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Washington City Hall wants to remind residents that tomorrow is the last day you can purchase next year’s annual trash can stickers.

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Kalona Receives $32,000 from WCRF

Posted: Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 at 6:24 am

The Washington County Riverboat Foundation recently announced its fourth quarter city grant awards, and the city of Kalona received a little over $32,000.

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Bell Ringing Campaign Successful

Posted: Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 at 6:23 am

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The Salvation Army bell ringing campaign was successful during the holiday season.

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Pediatricians in Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 at 6:22 am

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Iowa may be facing a shortage of pediatricians but that is not going to affect Washington County.

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Columbus Junction Swinging Bridge Lighted

Posted: Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 at 6:21 am

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For the first time ever Columbus Junction’s historic swinging bridge is lighted for the holidays. 

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Washington Snow Removal

Posted: Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 at 11:02 pm

Title: Washington Snow Removal
Description: The City of Washington would like to remind property owners that they are responsible for keeping their sidewalks free from snow and ice. The owner of any building has to clear the public sidewalk within 24 hours after the snow has ceased or ice formed. If the owner fails to remove the ice and snow the city may do so at the cost of the owner.
Date: 2011-01-31

WPC Annual Meeting

Posted: Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 at 11:00 pm

Title: WPC Annual Meeting
Description: The Annual Washington Presbyterian Church Meeting of the Congregation/Corporation will be held on Sunday, January 30, following the 11:30 lunch. The purpose of the meeting is to hear the reports of the church and to vote on the pastor’s salary. Please bring a salad or dessert to share for the meal. Meat and rolls will be provided. Also, please bring your own table service
Date: 2011-01-30

Read and Feed Book Club

Posted: Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 at 10:59 pm

Title: Read and Feed Book Club
Description: Washington Presbyterian Church’s ‘Read and Feed’ Book Club will meet on Thursday, January 20, at 11:45 a.m. in the church library. Each person is to choose one of Beverly Lewis’ “Annie’s People” series. The Amish community is the central theme of these novels. Several are available in the church library. Don’t forget to bring your lunch!
Date: 2011-01-20

Washington Y Family Fun Night

Posted: Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 at 10:58 pm

Title: Washington Y Family Fun Night
Description: Family Fun Night at the Washington Y will be Friday, January 14th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Date: 2011-01-14

Washington Y Parents Night Out

Posted: Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 at 10:58 pm

Title: Washington Y Parents Night Out
Description: Parents Night Out at the Washington Y will be Saturday, January 8th from 5:30 – 9:00 pm
Date: 2011-01-08

Washington Y Kids Movie Night

Posted: Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 at 10:57 pm

Title: Washington Y Kids Movie Night
Description: Kids Movie Night at the Washington Y will be Friday January 7th from 6 to 8pm
Date: 2011-01-07

Washington Y Community Meeting

Posted: Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 at 10:57 pm

Title: Washington Y Community Meeting
Description: MARK YOUR CALENDARS —-for the Washington Community Y Annual Meeting January 21st, noon- 1 PM in the Y’s Men Gallery …Serving Horderves.
Date: 2011-01-21

Washington Y Frosty Fun Night

Posted: Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 at 10:56 pm

Title: Washington Y Frosty Fun Night
Description: Washington Y will be having a Frosty Fun Night on Friday, January 21st from 5:00 – 7:00pm. There will be an all you can eat soup and salad. During the meal try your luck at Bingo and see if you can get 5 in a row to win a prize. Cost of the meal is $6.00 per person. Reservation required call 653-5300. Washington Community Y.
Date: 2011-01-21

UPC New Officer Training

Posted: Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 at 4:55 pm

A New Officers Training Day for the United Presbyterian Church is set for Saturday, January 8, from 9 a.m.-noon, with Installation-Ordination to be part of the worship service on Sunday, January 9.