Archive for May, 2011

IMS Beats Raiders on Senior Night

Posted: Wednesday, May 18th, 2011 at 8:00 am

The IMS soccer team was hosting Williamsburg for senior night.

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Hollan To Take Over Mid-Prairie AD Position

Posted: Wednesday, May 18th, 2011 at 7:58 am

Mid-Prairie has selected their new athletic director.

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Sign Ups Taken for Demon Boys B-Ball Camp

Posted: Wednesday, May 18th, 2011 at 7:44 am

The Washington Demon boys basketball summer camp is a little less than a month away and kids interested in attending can sign up now.

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Board of Supervisors Discuss Budget Amendments

Posted: Wednesday, May 18th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing as part of their meeting yesterday morning to discuss amendments to the fiscal year 2011 budget.  

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Washington County Soldier Injured

Posted: Wednesday, May 18th, 2011 at 6:29 am

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An Iowa National Guard Soldier from Washington County serving in Afghanistan has been injured.  

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Washington City Council Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, May 18th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington City Council is meeting tonight to discuss items related to the new Wastewater Treatment Facility Improvement Project.  

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Local Cemetery Vandalized

Posted: Wednesday, May 18th, 2011 at 6:27 am

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Several headstones have been vandalized in a cemetery near Riverside.  

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Weekend Washington House Fire Update

Posted: Wednesday, May 18th, 2011 at 6:26 am


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The cause of a house fire on Sunday has been released.  

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Monthly Caregivers Support Group Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, May 18th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The next meeting of the Caregivers Support Group is focusing on Accepting the Challenge.  

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Washington High School Senior Night

Posted: Wednesday, May 18th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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Family and friends of students graduating from Washington High School are invited to Senior Night.  

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Kalona FEMA Mapping Will Have to Wait

Posted: Wednesday, May 18th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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The much-discussed issue of FEMA flood mapping will be put on hold in Kalona.

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IMS Academic and Fine Arts Awards

Posted: Wednesday, May 18th, 2011 at 6:22 am

The Iowa Mennonite School has celebrated numerous students and their work once again at its annual Academic and Fine Arts Awards Night at Celebration Hall.

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Keota Moves Forward on Water Main Replacement

Posted: Wednesday, May 18th, 2011 at 6:21 am

The Keota City Council has moved plans forward that will result in a new water main in the town.

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Farmington Strawberry Festival

Posted: Wednesday, May 18th, 2011 at 12:32 am

Title: Farmington Strawberry Festival
Description: The 29th Annual Farmington Strawberry Festival is Friday, June 10 to Sunday, June 12. There will be a dance Friday night, a hog roast the American Legion, and plenty of berry related contests and vendors featured all weekend. Free strawberry ice cream will be provided from 2 to 4 on Saturday and Sunday. For more information call 319-878-3357.
Start Date: 2011-06-10
End Date: 2011-06-12

Richland Fireman Breakfast

Posted: Wednesday, May 18th, 2011 at 12:32 am

Title: Richland Fireman Breakfast
Description: The Richland Fireman Breakfast is Sunday, June 5th from 7:00 to 11:00 that morning. A free will offering is requested.
Date: 2011-06-05

New Life Community Church Family Fun Fest

Posted: Wednesday, May 18th, 2011 at 12:29 am

Title: New Life Community Church Family Fun Fest
Description: The New Life Community Church of Wellman is hosting their Family Fun Fest at Wellman North Park from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 28th. It’s a day of fun with free games, crafts, snacks, and a puppet show at 10 and 11. For more information contact New Life Community Church in Wellman.
Date: 2011-05-28

“Nunsense” Presented by the Keota Educational Foundation

Posted: Wednesday, May 18th, 2011 at 12:29 am

Title: \”Nunsense\” Presented by the Keota Educational Foundation
Description: The Keota Educational Foundation presents “Nunsense,” a musical comedy performed by area alumni.  The performances are on Thursday, June 9th , Friday, June 10th, and Sunday, June 12th in the Keota High School Auditorium.  A dinner is also being held at Lagos Acres Country Club before the Thursday and Sunday night shows.  Tickets are $15 for the performance, and $30 to go to dinner and the performance.  For more information, contact Keota High School at 641-636-3491.

Start Date: 2011-06-09

End Date: 2011-06-12

Handicapped Fishing Day

Posted: Wednesday, May 18th, 2011 at 12:27 am

Title: Handicapped Fishing Day
Description: Handicapped Fish Day will be held at Marr Park on Wednesday, June 8th at 9:00 a.m. The event is for all ages of handicapped citizens. Prizes will be awarded in several categories of catches. For more information contact Donald Pfeiffer at 319-653-4912.
Date: 2011-06-08

Fairfield Elks Armed Forces Day Celebration

Posted: Wednesday, May 18th, 2011 at 12:26 am

Title: Fairfield Elks Armed Forces Day Celebration
Description: The Fairfield Elks are celebrating Armed Forces Day by making homemade pizza to order from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Saturday. The event is at the Fairfield Elks Lodge on the west side of the Fairfield square. Cost is $9 per pizza and veterans eat for half price. All proceeds benefit the Veterans Fund. For more information, contact 641-919-3844.
Date: 2011-05-21

Gordon Schlabaugh

Posted: Tuesday, May 17th, 2011 at 12:56 pm

Celebration of life services for 76 year old Gordon Schlabaugh of Wellman will be Friday at 10:30 at the West Union Mennonite Church.  

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