Archive for June, 2011

Mid-Prairie High School Renovations Ahead of Schedule

Posted: Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 at 6:25 am

As summer break for Mid-Prairie students continues, renovations on their high school are moving ahead at full steam.  

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English River Breaches Banks

Posted: Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 at 6:24 am

Recent heavy rainfall has caused the English River in northern Washington County to flood over its banks this week.  

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Kalona Business Loses Roof to Gusty Winds

Posted: Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 at 6:23 am

An afternoon thunderstorm is to blame after a Kalona business is without parts of its roof.  

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Local Emergency Planning Training This Week

Posted: Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 at 6:22 am

Members of Washington County’s Local Emergency Planning Committee, hospital, public health personnel are invited to two training sessions this week.  

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Zoo Field Trip Planned

Posted: Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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The Washington Y is getting ready to go to the zoo.  

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Henry County Burglary

Posted: Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 at 6:20 am

A business in Henry County was burglarized yesterday afternoon.  

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St. James Old Fashioned Summer Picnic

Posted: Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 at 12:36 am

Title: St. James Old Fashioned Summer Picnic
Description: St. James Church will have their “Good Old-Fashioned Summer Picnic” in Tobin Hall on Saturday from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. They will have burgers, brats, chips, drinks, and more, followed by a comedy show at 8:00. The evening is sponsored by the St. James Youth Group attending the National Catholic Youth Conference in November. To purchase tickets or get more information contact St. James Church at 319-653-4504.
Date: 2011-06-18

Columbus Junction UMC Ice Cream Social and Concert

Posted: Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 at 12:35 am

Title: Columbus Junction UMC Ice Cream Social and Concert
Description: The Columbus Junction United Methodist Church will have an ice cream social and concert Tuesday, June 28th. The ice cream social is at 5:30 followed by a concert by Nashville musician and comedian Brian Hanson at 7:00. A free will offering will be accepted. For more information contact the Columbus Junction United Methodist Church at 319-728-2669.
Date: 2011-06-28

Winfield VFW Blood Drive

Posted: Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 at 12:34 am

Title: Winfield VFW Blood Drive
Description: The Winfield Lions Community is sponsoring a blood drive for the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center on Wednesday, June 29th from 3:00 pm to 6:30 pm at the Winfield VFW Building. For more information, contact Renee Quinn at 319-257-3416.
Date: 2011-06-29

Curt Jensen Memorial Golf Tournament

Posted: Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 at 12:33 am

Title: Curt Jensen Memorial Golf Tournament
Description: The Curt Jensen Memorial Golf Tournament is Saturday, July 9th starting at 8:00 a.m. The four person, best shot tournament is being held at the Washington Golf and Country Club. To get registered, contact Norm Bruty at 319-653-8151.
Date: 2011-07-09

Brighton Whoopee Days

Posted: Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 at 12:33 am

Title: Brighton Whoopee Days
Description: The Brighton Whoopee Days are Friday and Saturday. The Brighton Lions Club will have a concession stand with barbeque, and events for people of all ages. The event begins at 5:00 p.m. Friday.
Start Date: 2011-06-17
End Date: 2011-06-18

Chamber of Commerce Learn at Lunch

Posted: Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 at 12:32 am

Title: Chamber of Commerce Learn at Lunch
Description: Washington Chamber of Commerce Learn at Lunch will be from noon to 1:00 on Monday at the Washington County Extension building. Kirkwood Washington Center’s Nancy Rash will present new opportunities for Kirkwood college credit courses at the high school. For more information, contact Pat Dessner at 319-728-7351.
Date: 2011-06-20

Keokuk County Hospice Pie Contest and Auction

Posted: Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 at 12:31 am

Title: Keokuk County Hospice Pie Contest and Auction
Description: The Keokuk County Hospice Pie Contest and Auction is Sunday, July 3rd at 5:30 p.m at the Sigourney fire station. In addition to the contest and auction, there will be a raffle for a P. Buckley Moss print of Kinnick Stadium. For more information, call Keokuk County Hospice at 641-622-2541.
Date: 2011-07-03

Keokuk County Hospice Golf Tournament

Posted: Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 at 12:31 am

Title: Keokuk County Hospice Golf Tournament
Description: The Keokuk County Hospice Auxiliary Golf Tournament will be held at Sigouney Golf Club on Saturday, July 2nd. The tournament begins with a shotgun start at 7:30 a.m. or 1:00 p.m. To register, call Keokuk County Hospice at 641-622-2541.
Date: 2011-07-02

3rd Annual Poker Run

Posted: Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 at 12:29 am

Title: 3rd Annual Poker Run
Description: English River Outfitters and 4th Avenue Bar and Grill have their 3rd annual poker run Saturday, July 2nd in honor of Alex Meyer of Ainsworth, who was injured while fighting in Afghanistan. Sign up begins at 10:30 a.m. at 4th Avenue Bar and Grill. Cars, trucks, and bikes are welcome. Proceeds benefit English River Outfitters, and Alex Meyer to help with his unmet needs during his recovery. For more information, contact English River Outfitters at 563-357-4923.
Date: 2011-07-02

Area Softball Scores

Posted: Tuesday, June 14th, 2011 at 9:40 pm

Washington – 9, Fairfield – 3 (Game 1)

Washington – 12, Fairfield – 10 (Game 2)

Highland – 6, Pekin – 2 (Final – 6 innings, game called due to lightning)

Sharon Kay Redlinger

Posted: Tuesday, June 14th, 2011 at 3:41 pm

Mass of the Resurrection for 73 year old Sharon Kay Redlinger of Washington will be held at 10:00 Saturday at St. James Catholic Church.  

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Moving Sale

Posted: Tuesday, June 14th, 2011 at 9:04 am

GARAGE SALE
-Moving Sale living room group matching sofa and love seat two occasional loves matching two lamps
319-653-4667

WANTED Coated Chain Link Fence

Posted: Tuesday, June 14th, 2011 at 9:03 am

WANTED
-black plastic coated chain link fence
319-430-6819

WANTED Patio Furniture

Posted: Tuesday, June 14th, 2011 at 9:02 am

WANTED
-used patio furniture
319-461-8236