Archive for February, 2011

Demon Boys at Home For Opening Postseason Round

Posted: Thursday, February 10th, 2011 at 8:27 am

The Iowa High School Athletic Association has released the pairings for the 3A boys basketball postseason, and the Demons get to open at home.

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Mid-Prairie Boys Host Fairfield Tonight

Posted: Thursday, February 10th, 2011 at 8:22 am

Speaking of Fairfield, the Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk boys basketball team will host the Trojans tonight.

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Boys Super Conference Shootout Pairings

Posted: Thursday, February 10th, 2011 at 8:19 am

Last Friday, the Super Conference had their Girls Shootout, this Friday it’s the boys turn.

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The Washington High School PTO is sponsoring a silent cake auction

Posted: Thursday, February 10th, 2011 at 6:31 am

Title: The Washington High School PTO is sponsoring a silent cake auction
Description: The Washington High School PTO is sponsoring a silent cake auction Friday, February 11th during the girls basketball games at the high school at 4:30pm. There will be a pie to bid on that whoever is the highest bidder gets to throw it in principal Erik Buchholz\’s face. Winners will be announced at half-time of the Washington high varsity game. For more information contact Alicia Vittetoe 319-461-8050
Date: 2011-02-11

Washington School Board Hears Construction Update

Posted: Thursday, February 10th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington School Board held their monthly meeting last night and heard an update on the construction of the new high school. 

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State Supreme Court Nominees Have Second Interviews

Posted: Thursday, February 10th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Governor Terry Brandstad has started his interview process with nine nominees for the state supreme court. 

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Pork Quality Assurance Training Registration

Posted: Thursday, February 10th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Iowa Pork Industry in conjunction with the ISU Extension is providing training for pork producers. 

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Rural Keota House Fire Reported

Posted: Thursday, February 10th, 2011 at 6:25 am

The Washington County Safety Center has received information from the Keokuk County Sheriff’s Office of a house fire in rural Keota Monday night. 

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Keota School Board Meeting

Posted: Thursday, February 10th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The Keota Community School District is holding their board meeting tonight. 

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Regional Pork Conference Being Held

Posted: Thursday, February 10th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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The Iowa Pork Producers Association, along with the Iowa Pork Center and ISU Extension are holding regional pork conferences around the state.  

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Dinner And Auction Happening This Weekend

Posted: Thursday, February 10th, 2011 at 6:22 am

The Washington United Methodist Church is holding a dinner and auction this weekend. 

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The Hamakua Chili & Potato Soup Supper & Silent Auction Fundraiser

Posted: Wednesday, February 9th, 2011 at 9:43 pm

Title: The Hamakua Chili & Potato Soup Supper & Silent Auction Fundraiser
Description: The Hamakua Chili & Potato Soup Supper & Silent Auction Fundraiser will be held at the Hamakua Place Community Youth Center on Tuesday, February 22nd from 4pm to 7pm. Join us for delicious homemade soup, relishes, beverages, and desert! For details call (319) 653-4700.
Date: 2011-02-22

The Hamakua Chili & Potato Soup Supper & Silent Auction Fundraiser

Posted: Wednesday, February 9th, 2011 at 9:43 pm

Title: The Hamakua Chili & Potato Soup Supper & Silent Auction Fundraiser
Description: The Hamakua Chili & Potato Soup Supper & Silent Auction Fundraiser will be held at the Hamakua Place Community Youth Center on Tuesday, February 22nd from 4pm to 7pm. Join us for delicious homemade soup, relishes, beverages, and desert! For details call (319) 653-4700.
Date: 2011-02-09

A Compassionate Heart Luncheon

Posted: Wednesday, February 9th, 2011 at 9:39 pm

Title: A Compassionate Heart Luncheon
Description: A Compassionate Heart Luncheon will be held at the Washington Public Library Saturday, February 14th from 11 to 1pm.The Tree of Love will be lit during the luncheon and displayed throughout February at the library. For more information contact Hospice of Washington County at (319) 653-7321.
Date: 2011-02-09

A Fundraiser for the State Theater

Posted: Wednesday, February 9th, 2011 at 9:38 pm

Title: A Fundraiser for the State Theater
Description: A Fundraiser for the State Theater will be held on Saturday February 12th starting at 6pm at 207 West Main Street (below the Chamber office) with a $6.00 cover charge. Music will be by Henry Eicher, Purple Asteroid, Cadillac, Jon Eric, Johnny on Point, The Ryan Persinger Project, Katie Faupel and Songbird Bethann.
Date: 2011-02-12

A Fundraiser for the State Theater

Posted: Wednesday, February 9th, 2011 at 9:37 pm

Title: A Fundraiser for the State Theater
Description: A Fundraiser for the State Theater will be held on Saturday February 12th starting at 6pm at 207 West Main Street (below the Chamber office) with a $6.00 cover charge. Music will be by Henry Eicher, Purple Asteroid, Cadillac, Jon Eric, Johnny on Point, The Ryan Persinger Project, Katie Faupel and Songbird Bethann.
Date: 2011-02-09

A Fundraiser for the State Theater

Posted: Wednesday, February 9th, 2011 at 9:36 pm

Title: A Fundraiser for the State Theater
Description: A Fundraiser for the State Theater will be held on Saturday February 12th starting at 6pm at 207 West Main Street (below the Chamber office) with a $6.00 cover charge. Music will be by Henry Eicher, Purple Asteroid, Cadillac, Jon Eric, Johnny on Point, The Ryan Persinger Project, Katie Faupel and Songbird Bethann.
Date: 2011-02-24

The rescheduled Optimist Chicken and Biscuit Supper

Posted: Wednesday, February 9th, 2011 at 9:32 pm

Title: The rescheduled Optimist Chicken and Biscuit Supper
Description: The rescheduled Optimist Chicken and Biscuit Supper will take place Thursday from 4:30-7 PM at the United Presbyterian Church in Washington. Hot gravied chicken will be served over buttermilk biscuits, salad, fruit cup, and a selection of pies for dessert, drink included. Cost is $9 for adults and $ 4 for children. Under 5 years old are free.
Date: 2011-02-10

Kindergarten Round Up at Stewart Elementary

Posted: Wednesday, February 9th, 2011 at 9:29 pm

Title: Kindergarten Round Up at Stewart Elementary
Description: Kindergarten Round Up is at Stewart Elementary School in Washington for any child turning 5 years old on or before Sept 15.The round up is on Friday, March 18th from 8:30-10:30 a.m. and 12:30-2:30pm and Thursday, March 24th from 4:30-6:30 p.m. and Friday, March 25th from 8:30-10:30 p.m. Call-in registration is February 9th-25th. For more information contact Stewart Elementary School at 319-653-3244
Date: 2011-02-25

Josiah R. Updegraff

Posted: Wednesday, February 9th, 2011 at 11:55 am

Funeral services for 67 year old Josiah R. Updegraff will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, February 11, 2011, at Powell Funeral Home in Sigourney. Burial will be at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Sigourney. Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 10, 2011, at the funeral home, where the family will be present from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.  A memorial fund has been established for the family.