Archive for February, 2011

Pell Grant Cuts Would Hurt Washington College Students

Posted: Saturday, February 19th, 2011 at 6:28 am

President Barack Obama has announced in his fiscal year 2012 budget the possibility of eliminating funding for Pell Grants. 

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Main Street Washington Interactive Discussion Planned

Posted: Saturday, February 19th, 2011 at 6:26 am

Main Street Washington is conducting an interactive discussion regarding the future of Washington. 

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Piano Concert Coming To The Library

Posted: Saturday, February 19th, 2011 at 6:25 am

The Washington Public Library is having their monthly piano concert next week.

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Wapello Schools Begin New Superintendent Search

Posted: Saturday, February 19th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The Wapello Community School District held a special meeting Wednesday evening to begin the process of hiring a new superintendent. 

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Fairfield Chamber of Commerce Director Submits Resignation

Posted: Saturday, February 19th, 2011 at 6:22 am

The Executive Director of the Fairfield Economic Development Association and Fairfield Area Chamber of Commerce submitted his resignation this week. 

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Nevada Inez McKinney

Posted: Friday, February 18th, 2011 at 2:44 pm

Funeral services for 76 year old Nevada Inez McKinney of Letts will be 2:00 pm Monday at the Stacy-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services. 

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Sadie Coleman

Posted: Friday, February 18th, 2011 at 11:16 am

Memorial services for 90 year old Sadie Coleman of Columbus Junction formerly of Washington will be held at 10:30 Tuesday at the Jones-Eden Funeral Home. 

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February 18, 2011

Posted: Friday, February 18th, 2011 at 9:35 am

Birthday Winner – Sam Milam of Washington
Anniversary Winners – Mike & Felicia Humphries

Wanted-Truck tires

Posted: Friday, February 18th, 2011 at 9:13 am

Wanted
235-85-16 truck tires, 2 or 4, at least 6 ply
319-723-4203

Want to Rent-Enclosed trailer

Posted: Friday, February 18th, 2011 at 9:08 am

Wanted
To rent a large enclosed trailer for a couple of weeks for moving and storage
319-461-3676

Kitchen table & Chairs

Posted: Friday, February 18th, 2011 at 9:05 am

For Sale
Kitchen drop-leaf table & 2 chirs – $75
319-461-6920

Xbox & Games

Posted: Friday, February 18th, 2011 at 9:02 am

For Sale
Xbox, 11 games, 2 controllers – $45 OBO
319-461-3676

Regals Beat Mid-Prairie a Third Time

Posted: Friday, February 18th, 2011 at 8:27 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks struggled with turnovers in the first half, which made it difficult for them to get on track the rest of the night against Iowa City Regina.

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Three Area Wrestlers Drop Quarterfinal Wrestling Matches

Posted: Friday, February 18th, 2011 at 8:12 am

At the state wrestling tournament, three area wrestlers defeated in quarterfinals.

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Iowa Workforce Development Washington Office Set To Close

Posted: Friday, February 18th, 2011 at 6:30 am

As the size and scope of Iowa government changes with new leadership in the House and on Terrace Hill, the Iowa Workforce Development office will also be seeing some changes.  

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Second Leislative Briefing Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, February 18th, 2011 at 6:28 am

The Washington Chamber of Commerce is hosting their second legislative briefing of the year. 

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Concerns Raised Regarding Superintendent Consolidation

Posted: Friday, February 18th, 2011 at 6:26 am
(washington.k12.ia.us)

Earlier this week, Senator Matt McCoy introduced a proposal to eliminate more than 200 school superintendents in the state in an effort to save money. 

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Madison Street Public Hearing Scheduled

Posted: Friday, February 18th, 2011 at 6:25 am
(granbypdblog.org)

The Washington Streets Committee is holding another public hearing regarding a possible change to Madison Street in Washington. 

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Chamber Annual Dinner Nominations Due Today

Posted: Friday, February 18th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The Washington Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for the Business of the Year, Citizen of the Year and their Community Service Award. 

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Last Chance For Free Income Tax Services

Posted: Friday, February 18th, 2011 at 6:23 am

Washington County residents have one last opportunity for free tax preparation. 

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