Archive for June, 2011

Farmers Market Coupons Available

Posted: Thursday, June 16th, 2011 at 6:27 am

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Older Iowans now have a chance to get better access to fresh and nutritious foods.  

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Area Farmers Keeping Close Eye on Flooded Fields

Posted: Thursday, June 16th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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A number Washington County farms have been affected by very heavy rains this week.  

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Kalona Days This Weekend

Posted: Thursday, June 16th, 2011 at 6:25 am

The city of Kalona will have their chance to celebrate their history and community this weekend.  

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Learn At Lunch Focusing On Kirkwood Washington Center Events

Posted: Thursday, June 16th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The next in the Learn at Lunch series is coming up Monday and this month they will be discussing new opportunities at the Kirkwood Washington Center.  

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SWEEP Events Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, June 16th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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Representatives from Main Street Washington will be breaking out the brooms to recognize changes in the downtown area.  

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English River Sees More Heavy Rain

Posted: Thursday, June 16th, 2011 at 6:22 am

Very heavy rain has caused the English River near Kalona to rise even further.  

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Library Hosting Foreign Film

Posted: Thursday, June 16th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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The Washington Public Library is hosting a foreign film night tomorrow.  

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Washington YMCA Zoo Trip

Posted: Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 at 10:32 pm

Title: Washington YMCA Zoo Trip
Description: The Washington Y is sponsoring a trip to the Niabi Zoo in the Quad Cities on Saturday, June 25th. The cost for the trip is $10. The registration deadline is Wednesday. For more information contact the Washington Y at 319-653-2141.
Date: 2011-06-25

Wapello Rodeo Queen Deadline

Posted: Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 at 10:32 pm

Title: Wapello Rodeo Queen Deadline
Description: The Wapello Rodeo Queen Pageant is looking for cowgirls. There is a cash scholarship available to queens. Winners will represent at the Tri-County Rodeo and have entries paid for the Miss Rodeo Iowa contest next year. Deadline to sign up is Thursday, June 30th. For more information, go to www.wapellorodeo.com.
Date: 2011-06-30

Kalona Fun Days

Posted: Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 at 10:31 pm

Title: Kalona Fun Days
Description: The Kalona Fun Days are Friday and Saturday beginning at 6:00 Friday with live music and the Kalona Fun Run at 6:40. There will also be a parade Saturday morning among many other activities. For more information, contact the Kalona Chamber of Commerce at 319-656-2660.
Start Date: 2011-06-17
End Date: 2011-06-18

Ainsworth Fun Days

Posted: Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 at 10:30 pm

Title: Ainsworth Fun Days
Description: The Ainsworth Fun Days are Friday and Saturday beginning at 4:00 Friday with the Ainsworth Fireman’s Steak Supper at the Ainsworth fire station. There will also be a variety of activities for people of all ages. For more information, contact Kevin Vonnahme at 319-530-8439.
Start Date: 2011-06-17
End Date: 2011-06-18

Alive After 5

Posted: Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 at 10:30 pm

Title: Alive After 5
Description: The Washington Chamber of Commerce will have an Alive After 5 at WCDC to celebrate their 40th anniversary on Tuesday from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. For more information, contact WCDC at 319-653-7248.
Date: 2011-06-21

Olds Lions Club Fundraiser

Posted: Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 at 10:29 pm

Title: Olds Lions Club Fundraiser
Description: The Olds Lions Club will be assisting at the Washington Pizza Ranch on Wednesday, June 29th from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. to raise funds for the numerous charities they support throughout the year.
Date: 2011-06-29

St. Joseph’s Congregate Meal

Posted: Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 at 10:28 pm

Title: St. Joseph\’s Congregate Meal
Description: St. Joseph’s Church in East Pleasant Plain is hosting a congregate meal on Thursday, June 23rd with ham balls, cheesy potatoes, corn, and more. Bingo will be played after the meal. Reservations are appreciated. For more information contact Caryl Smith at 319-694-2242 by Wednesday, June 22nd.
Date: 2011-06-23

Area Baseball Scores

Posted: Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 at 9:18 pm

Washington – 17, Mid-Prairie – 5 (5 innings)

Keota – 6, Lynnville-Sully – 5

Melvin “Meg” Bergstrom

Posted: Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 at 2:01 pm

Funeral services for 92 year old Melvin “Meg” Bergstrom of Swedesberg will be held at 11:00 Saturday at the Swedesberg Evangelical Lutheran Church.  

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Margaret “Peg” Schantz

Posted: Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 at 1:59 pm

Funeral services for 87 year old Margaret “Peg” Schantz of Ainsworth will be held at 10:00 Friday at the Jones-Eden Funeral Home.  

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Flash Flooding Closes Several Roads

Posted: Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 at 12:00 pm

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Flash flooding from thunderstorms yesterday evening prompted several roads to be closed throughout Washington County.  

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MISSING

Posted: Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 at 9:05 am

missing long haired gray cat by Van Buren and 9th
319-361-7827

WANTED Dehumidifier

Posted: Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 at 9:05 am

WANTED
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563-949-6292