Archive for January, 2011

Washington girls win 6th straight

Posted: Saturday, January 22nd, 2011 at 7:21 am

The Washington Demon girls extended their winning streak to six with a 58-40 win over Fairfield last night.

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Demon boys defense strong against Trojans

Posted: Saturday, January 22nd, 2011 at 7:19 am

In the boys game, the Demons press gave Fairfield problems all night as Washington won 69-46.

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Nisly Fire Cause Is Unknown

Posted: Saturday, January 22nd, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Kalona Fire Chief says the cause of the fire at Nisly Wood Products cannot be determined. 

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Mills Seed Building Update

Posted: Saturday, January 22nd, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington City Council is moving forward to gain access into the Mills Seed Building.

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SMART Board Donation to St. James

Posted: Saturday, January 22nd, 2011 at 6:26 am

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St. James Catholic School has received a SMART Board from the Washington Hy-Vee. 

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Keokuk County Engineer Resigns

Posted: Saturday, January 22nd, 2011 at 6:25 am

Keokuk County Engineer Christy Van Buskirk gave the Keokuk County Board of Supervisors a surprise on Monday when she handed in her resignation.

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Lecture Series Continuing

Posted: Saturday, January 22nd, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The Battle of Shiloh by Thure de Thulstrup

The Washington County Historical Society is presenting the next in the Edna Jones Lecture Series. 

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Keota Comprehensive Plan Committee Discusses Housing

Posted: Saturday, January 22nd, 2011 at 6:23 am

The condition of the housing market in Keota was the main point of discussion on Thursday during the Keota Comprehensive Plan Committee meeting.

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Perfect Time To Spot Bald Eagles

Posted: Saturday, January 22nd, 2011 at 6:22 am

This is the perfect time to spot Bald Eagles in Iowa. 

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Angel Food Orders Due

Posted: Saturday, January 22nd, 2011 at 6:21 am

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If you are looking to save money on food, there is a place you can go. 

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Kalona Public Forum

Posted: Friday, January 21st, 2011 at 10:29 pm

Title: Kalona Public Forum
Description: Kalona will be hosting a public forum at city hall on Monday, February 7th from 4 to 6pm to discuss the proposed FEMA flood plain mapping. FEMA and DNR personnel will be available to answer questions before the city council meeting at 7:30.
Date: 2011-02-07

Mid-Prairie Enrollment Deadline

Posted: Friday, January 21st, 2011 at 10:28 pm

Title: Mid-Prairie Enrollment Deadline
Description: The deadline for filing an open enrollment application in Mid-Prairie for the 2011-2012 school year is March 1st. If the student will be entering school for the first time as a kindergarten student, the deadline is Sept. 1st. Please call Carmela at 646-6093 for more information.
Date: 2011-03-01

Highland Blood Drive

Posted: Friday, January 21st, 2011 at 10:27 pm

Title: Highland Blood Drive
Description: There will be a Highland High School Blood Drive on Thursday, January 27th from 7:30 to noon in the Highland High School Gym. To make an appointment to donate contact Jennifer Wagner at 319-648-2891, walk-ins are also welcome.
Date: 2011-01-27

Keota Educational Foundation Meeting

Posted: Friday, January 21st, 2011 at 10:26 pm

Title: Keota Educational Foundation Meeting
Description: The annual meeting of the Keota Education Foundation will meet Tuesday, January 25th at the Farmers Savings Bank at noon.
Date: 2011-01-25

United Church of Faith Spaghetti Supper

Posted: Friday, January 21st, 2011 at 10:24 pm

Title: United Church of Faith Spaghetti Supper
Description: There will be a spaghetti supper to help support mission teams at the United Church of Faith on Sunday, January 30th from 4:30pm to 6:30pm. A free will donation will be accepted.
Date: 2011-01-30

Prince and Princesses needed

Posted: Friday, January 21st, 2011 at 10:23 pm

Title: Prince and Princesses needed
Description: The Columbus Women’s Organization is looking for candidates for their annual Prince and Princess of Hearts contest. Children 0-5 years of age are eligible for the contest which will run from Friday, January 28th to Friday, February 11. The deadline for entry and photos is Wednesday, January 26th at noon with all material delivered to Twyla Peters at the Columbus Medical Clinic or Kirsten Shellabarger at Horak Insurance.
Date: 2011-01-26

Pleasant Grove Church Pancake Supper

Posted: Friday, January 21st, 2011 at 10:22 pm

Title: Pleasant Grove Church Pancake Supper
Description: The Pleasant Grove Church will be holding their annual pancake supper on Wednesday, February 2nd from 4:30 to 7pm. Cost is a free will offering. In the event of foul weather call 319-480-4706 for information.
Date: 2011-02-02

Washington Chamber Legislative Briefing

Posted: Friday, January 21st, 2011 at 10:22 pm

Title: Washington Chamber Legislative Briefing
Description: The next Washington Chamber of Commerce Legislative Briefing will be Saturday, February 19. State Representative Jared Klein and Senator Sandra Greiner will be in Washington from 10 to noon in the courtroom on the second floor of the courthouse. The briefing will be delayed broadcast as a Special Edition News Magazine on KCII at 1pm.
Date: 2011-02-19

2nd Annual Chamber Day

Posted: Friday, January 21st, 2011 at 10:18 pm

Title: 2nd Annual Chamber Day
Description: The Second Annual Chamber Day at the Capitol in Des Moines will be on Tuesday, February 8. There will be a brief tour of the capitol and lunch with legislators. A roundtrip charter bus ticket will cost $45. The bus leaves Washington at 7:30am. For reservations call 319-653-3272 or for more information email Tim Coffey at washcofc@iowatelecom.net.
Date: 2011-01-21

Wellman Elementary Spaghetti Dinner

Posted: Friday, January 21st, 2011 at 10:17 pm

Title: Wellman Elementary Spaghetti Dinner
Description: The Wellman Elementary PTO is having a spaghetti supper on Saturday, January 29th to raise funds for the playground at Wellman Elementary. Zio Johno\’s is catering the meal, which will include spaghetti with sauce, salad, bread, and drink. The meal will be served from 5:00-7:30 pm; tickets can be bought at the door and carry-outs are welcome.
Date: 2011-01-29