Archive for March, 2011

County Engineer Interviews Being Held

Posted: Sunday, March 27th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Keokuk County Board of Supervisors are moving forward with their plans on hiring a new county engineer.  

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2 Lost Dogs

Posted: Saturday, March 26th, 2011 at 4:50 pm

KCII received a phone call at about 4:30 p.m.  today (3/26) announcing someone found two dogs just south of Washington on Highway 1. One of the dogs found is a white, siberian husky, the other being a doberman pinscher. If these dogs belong to you or you know who they belong to the caller informed us that they were taken to Washington’s Human Society Center this afternoon where they will be taken care of until pick-up.

Aladdin Jr

Posted: Saturday, March 26th, 2011 at 2:19 pm

Title: Aladdin Jr
Description: Waco High School will be performing Disney’s Aladdin Jr. Friday, March 25th and Saturday, March 26th at 7:00pm. . Before the Saturday production they will be hosting a chili dinner beginning at 5pm in the cafeteria. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for students.
Start Date: 2011-03-25
End Date: 2011-03-26

Parkview Home

Posted: Saturday, March 26th, 2011 at 2:17 pm

Title: Parkview Home
Description: Parkview Home in Wayland is planning for their annual peanut auction for residents on Wednesday, March 30th at 2pm. They are in need of items for residents to purchase with peanuts. If you would like to donate or help with items, please call Jerilyn or Judy at 319-256-2775.
Date: 2011-03-30

Team Rev It Up

Posted: Saturday, March 26th, 2011 at 2:16 pm

Title: Team Rev It Up
Description: Team Rev It Up is hosting their 2nd Race to Find a Cure on Saturday, May 14 at 8am on the Washington Square. There will be a 5k Run/Walk to raise awareness for Cystic Fibrosis. Registrations can be picked up at Bodywkx after April 1st.
Date: 2011-05-14

Packwood Lions Fish and Chicken Supper

Posted: Saturday, March 26th, 2011 at 2:15 pm

Title: Packwood Lions Fish and Chicken Supper
Description: The Packwood Lions Fish and Chicken Supper will be held Saturday, March 26th from 5pm to 7pm at the Packwood Community Room in Packwood. A free will offering will be accepted and all proceeds go to Camp Courageous.
Date: 2011-03-26

3rd annual Demon Dash

Posted: Saturday, March 26th, 2011 at 2:13 pm

Title: 3rd annual Demon Dash
Description: The 3rd annual Demon Dash 5k Run/Walk and 1 mile run is on Saturday, April 9th. Registration is at 8:00am and the race starts at 9:00am.There will be a special performance by Jake McVey and friends and other a variety of other local talent throughout the run/walk. Entry forms can be found at the offices of the four Washington schools or the school district web site.
Date: 2011-04-09

Collage Fair Day

Posted: Saturday, March 26th, 2011 at 2:12 pm

Title: Collage Fair Day
Description: Collage Fair Day is Wednesday, March 30 from 8am to 3pm at the Washington High School. This is for junior and senior students and their parents.

Date: 2011-03-30

Sticks & Strings

Posted: Saturday, March 26th, 2011 at 2:11 pm

Title: Sticks & Strings
Description: The Washington Free Public Library is hosting Sticks & Strings on the 2nd level reading lounge on Friday, April 1 from 7pm –8pm. Its an evening of fiber arts, you can bring your knitting, crocheting, quilting or cross stitching. For more information contact the Washington Library at 319-653-2726.
Date: 2011-04-01

Pancake day

Posted: Saturday, March 26th, 2011 at 2:10 pm

Title: pancake day
Description: The Kalona Volunteer Fire Department is hosting a pancake day Saturday, April 2nd at the fire station from 6am to 1pm. The cost is $5 for adults and $2 for 12 and under .
Date: 2011-04-02

Mike Zahs

Posted: Saturday, March 26th, 2011 at 2:07 pm

Title: Mike Zahs
Description: The Washington Public Library is hosting Mike Zahs Saturday, March 26th at 2pm. He will be giving a talk on country schools with a reading of poems, plays and a puppet show. This is free to the public and sponsored by the Washington County Historical Society.
Date: 2011-03-26

Circles of Support

Posted: Saturday, March 26th, 2011 at 2:04 pm

Title: Circles of Support
Description: Circles of Support will meet at the Washington United Methodist Church on Monday, March 28th
from 5pm-7:30pm in the fellowship hall. For more information contact Shawn Waymonth at 319-458-9940.

Date: 2011-03-28

Spring Carnival

Posted: Saturday, March 26th, 2011 at 2:01 pm

Title: Spring Carnival
Description: The Stewart Boosters are hosting the annual Spring Carnival will be held at Stewart Elementary on Saturday, April 30th from 11am – 2pm with a tropical theme. There will be a Scholastic Book Fair with guest readers, concessions, games, student raffle, family raffle, and a silent auction For more information contact Kim Linnenkamp at 319-548-0132.
Date: 2011-04-30

110 in the Shade

Posted: Saturday, March 26th, 2011 at 1:54 pm

Title: 110 in the Shade
Description: Mid-Prairie High School Drama and Music departments will combine to put on 110 in the Shade on April 8th and April 9th. This musical is based on the play/movie The Rainmaker by Richard Nash Tickets are $8 for adults, $6 each for ages 12 and under. For more information and ticket purchases contact Sue Troyer at 656-3779 or send a check made payable to MP Drama to Mid Prairie High School in Wellman.
Start Date: 2011-04-08
End Date: 2011-04-09

Students interested in attending Iowa Mennonite

Posted: Saturday, March 26th, 2011 at 1:46 pm

Title: students interested in attending Iowa Mennonite
Description: There is an informational meeting for parents of students interested in attending Iowa Mennonite School for the first time next school year. The session is Monday, March 28th at 7:00 p.m in the school’s Celebration Hall with an introduction of faculty members and an opportunity to get to know other potential students and parents. For more information call 656-2073 or 683-2586
Date: 2011-03-28

Come watch the flames

Posted: Saturday, March 26th, 2011 at 1:44 pm

Title: Come watch the flames
Description: Come watch the flames at the Washington County Conservation Board’s
annual Marr Park Night Prairie Burn. They will be burning the north
prairie next to the highway Friday evening, April 1.County staff will lead an interpretive program on prairie burns, history, management plans, and tools used beginning at 7:30 p.m. The burn will begin at 8:00 p.m. For more information, call Pamela Holz (holts) at 319-657-2400.

Date: 2011-04-01

The Ainsworth South Church womens group

Posted: Saturday, March 26th, 2011 at 1:34 pm

Title: The Ainsworth South Church womens group
Description: The Ainsworth South Church is hosting “Talk About It” beginning Wednesday,
March 16th through Wednesday, April 22ndThis will be every Wednesday evening before
Easter from 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm in the Ainsworth South Church Fellowship
Hall. The purpose is to connect women in the community and talk about current events

Date: 2011-03-16

Eric Dean Wagenknecht

Posted: Saturday, March 26th, 2011 at 10:58 am

Funeral services for 33 year old Eric Dean Wagenknecht of Grandview, formerly of Washington will beheld at 2:00 Tuesday at the Jones-Eden Funeral Home.  

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Harrison Jones

Posted: Saturday, March 26th, 2011 at 10:53 am

Funeral services for 75 year old Harrison Jones of Washington will be held at 1:30 pm Monday at First Baptist Church.  

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WANTED -Playhouse equipment

Posted: Saturday, March 26th, 2011 at 8:33 am

WANTED

-Little Tikes or other playhouse equipment

319-694-3400