Archive for June, 2011

Supreme Court Justice Visiting Washington

Posted: Wednesday, June 29th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington Library will be having a lesson about the government tomorrow afternoon.  

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Kalona Apartment Complex Additions Made Possible by Grant

Posted: Wednesday, June 29th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Efforts to renovate and expand a Kalona apartment complex are finally complete.  

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Fair Passes Available

Posted: Wednesday, June 29th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Washington County Fair has season passes available for this year.  

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Funds for Water Quality Improvement and Flood Prevention Available

Posted: Wednesday, June 29th, 2011 at 6:24 am

With flooded rivers and streams posing problems once again this year, funding may be available for the prevention of farmland flooding.  

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Curt Jensen Memorial Golf Tournament

Posted: Wednesday, June 29th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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On Saturday, July 9th the Washington Golf and Country Club will host the 5th annual Curt Jensen Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament.  

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Style Revue Part of County Fair

Posted: Wednesday, June 29th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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A style revue is being held as part of this year’s County Fair.  

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Search Continues for Mount Pleasant Woman

Posted: Wednesday, June 29th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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A month after her disappearance, search parties made round-the-clock efforts to find a missing Mount Pleasant woman.  

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Wellman 4th of July Celebration

Posted: Wednesday, June 29th, 2011 at 2:28 am

Title: Wellman 4th of July Celebration
Description: Wellman’s 4th of July celebration is Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, beginning with a street dance at 7:00 Saturday night. The 4th of July parade is Monday at 10:00 a.m. For more information about the weekend’s events, call 319-646-2911.
Start Date: 2011-07-02
End Date: 2011-07-04

Prairie Flower Baptist Church Vacation Bible School

Posted: Wednesday, June 29th, 2011 at 12:33 am

Title: Prairie Flower Baptist Church Vacation Bible School
Description: Prairie Flower Baptist Church Vacation Bible School is Wednesday, July 6th through Saturday, July 9th from 6:15 to 8:30 p.m. Children ages 3 through 7th grade are welcome. For more information call Prairie Flower Baptist Church at 319-653-2400.
Start Date: 2011-07-06
End Date: 2011-07-09

Jackie Douthart Fundraiser

Posted: Wednesday, June 29th, 2011 at 12:33 am

Title: Jackie Douthart Fundraiser
Description: The family of Jackie Douthart will be holding a fundraiser Saturday, July 9th at 2:00 p.m. at the Press Box Grill and Bar in Mt. Pleasant. Jackie has been missing since May 22nd. Donations are welcome. For more information, contact Press Box Grill and Bar at 319-385-3636.
Date: 2011-07-09

River Junction Tractor Ride

Posted: Wednesday, June 29th, 2011 at 12:32 am

Title: River Junction Tractor Ride
Description: The 7th Annual River Junction Tractor Ride is Saturday, July 9th. 150 tractors will leave River Junction at 8:00. Morning break will be in Conesville at 9:30. The tractor ride will be in Letts at 11:30 for lunch. The public is invited for $9.00. Proceeds from the lunch go to the Letts Lions Club. For more information, call Gerald Morgan at 319-629-5296.
Date: 2011-07-09

River Junction Tractor Show and Supper

Posted: Wednesday, June 29th, 2011 at 12:32 am

Title: River Junction Tractor Show and Supper
Description: The 7th Annual River Junction Tractor Show and Farmer’s Supper are Friday, July 8th at Walker Park in River Junction. The tractor show will be at the Morgan residence next to the park at 4:00 p.m. A pork loin supper will be served from 6:00 to 8:00. The public is invited for the meal. Cost is $10.00 for adults and $5.00 for children. For more information, call Gerald Morgan at 319-629-5296.
Date: 2011-07-08

Riverside Community Blood Drive

Posted: Wednesday, June 29th, 2011 at 12:30 am

Title: Riverside Community Blood Drive
Description: The Riverside Community is sponsoring a blood drive for the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center on Tuesday, July 12th from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm in the Riverside Fire Department Training Room. Walk-ins are welcome. For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact Terry Philips at 319-430-8536.
Date: 2011-07-12

Winfield Crooked Creek Days Talent Show

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

Title: Winfield Crooked Creek Days Talent Show
Description: The Winfield Crooked Creek Days celebration will include a Bill Riley Talent Show on Saturday, August 6th at 8:30 a.m. in the high school gym. The contest is open to kids ages 2 through 21. Following the talent show contestants may ride on the Talent Show float in the parade at 10:30. For more information, contact Sharon Jennings at 319-257-6632.
Date: 2011-08-06

Area Softball Scores

Posted: Tuesday, June 28th, 2011 at 9:12 pm

Pella Christian – 8, Washington – 5 (Game 1)

Washington – 12, Pella Christian – 0 (Final-4 innings, Game 2)

Bond Issue Fails to Pass in Special Election

Posted: Tuesday, June 28th, 2011 at 9:01 pm

Results from today’s special election to approve $9.5 million to renovate the old high school building in Washington has failed to pass.  

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Wilma Wasson

Posted: Tuesday, June 28th, 2011 at 1:05 pm

Funeral services for 95 year old Wilma Wasson of Columbus City will be 1:00 Thursday at the Stacy-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services in Columbus Junction. 

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Wanted-4 row planter

Posted: Tuesday, June 28th, 2011 at 12:34 pm

Wanted
John Deere 4 row planter with liquid fertilizer tanks, low acres as possible
319-461-4835

Wanted-Lawn mower

Posted: Tuesday, June 28th, 2011 at 12:33 pm

Wanted
Lawn mower with rear bagger
319-653-5354

Dodge Truck

Posted: Tuesday, June 28th, 2011 at 12:32 pm

For Sale
2001 Dodge ext cab truck, 1/2 ton, 360 motor – $8500
319-461-5207