Archive for July, 2011

July 25, 2011

Posted: Monday, July 25th, 2011 at 2:39 pm

Birthday Winner – Jeni McCarter of Winfield
Anniversary Winners- Ed & Pam Harksock of Washington

Authora “Jean” Baumert

Posted: Monday, July 25th, 2011 at 10:29 am

Celebration of life services for 82 year old Authora “Jean” Baumert of Washington will be held at 1:00 pm Friday at the Jones-Eden Funeral Home.  

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Demons Getting Ready to Begin State Tournament Play

Posted: Monday, July 25th, 2011 at 8:02 am

The Washington Demon baseball team is heading over to Des Moines today, on the eve of opening state tournament play.

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Golden Hawks Finish State Tournament Play

Posted: Monday, July 25th, 2011 at 7:59 am

As one area team prepares to begin state tournament play, another finishes up.

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Early Morning Storm Causes House Fire

Posted: Monday, July 25th, 2011 at 6:30 am


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Just before 7:00 yesterday morning, the Washington County Safety Center received a report that lightning struck a residence at 2962 Coppock Road causing a fire in one of the upper floor bedrooms.

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Board of Supervisors Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, July 25th, 2011 at 6:29 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors are meeting this week to discuss an agreement with Hillcrest Family Services for the County’s mental health services.  

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Presidential Candidate Visit in Washington

Posted: Monday, July 25th, 2011 at 6:28 am

Area residents will have a chance to meet a presidential nominee tomorrow.  

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Wellman City Administrator Stepping Down

Posted: Monday, July 25th, 2011 at 6:27 am

Wellman City Administrator Dave Ross has announced he’ll resign from his position next month.  

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Weekend Accident Sends Driver to the Hospital

Posted: Monday, July 25th, 2011 at 6:26 am


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Approximately 10:30 Saturday night, the Washington County Safety Center received a report of a single vehicle accident in front of 1260 Highway 22 in Wellman.  

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Sales Tax Holiday Coming Up

Posted: Monday, July 25th, 2011 at 6:25 am

Iowa is once again holding their sales tax holiday next month.  

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Construction on Agenda for Keota City Council

Posted: Monday, July 25th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The Keota City Council is expected to discuss bids for upcoming construction projects in the town at this week’s meeting.  

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Free Dance Classes Offered

Posted: Monday, July 25th, 2011 at 6:23 am

Children interested in learning how to dance have an opportunity starting tonight.  

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Last Chance for School Physicals

Posted: Monday, July 25th, 2011 at 6:22 am

There is one last chance to take part in the Washington Community School District’s offering of sports physicals.  

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State Official Says No Open Burning in Louisa County

Posted: Monday, July 25th, 2011 at 6:21 am

The state fire marshal has issued a ban on all open burning in Louisa County until further notice.  

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Bertha Kleese

Posted: Monday, July 25th, 2011 at 5:12 am

Celebration of life services for 69 year old Bertha Kleese of Washington will be held 2:00 Thursday at the Jones-Eden Funeral Home.  Burial will be in the Elm Grove Cemetery.  

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July 24, 2011

Posted: Sunday, July 24th, 2011 at 7:40 am

Birthday Winner- Kate Anderson of Brighton

Anniversary Winner- Janice & Danny Vittetoe

Board of Supervisors Meeting

Posted: Sunday, July 24th, 2011 at 6:30 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors are meeting this week to discuss an agreement with Hillcrest Family Services for the County’s mental health services.  

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Construction on Agenda for Keota City Council

Posted: Sunday, July 24th, 2011 at 6:28 am

The Keota City Council is expected to discuss bids for upcoming construction projects in the town at this week’s meeting.

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Mid-Prairie Softball Season Ends in Rainout

Posted: Sunday, July 24th, 2011 at 6:26 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks softball team had another surprising playoff run in 2011, but fell just short of appearing in the state championship game.  

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New Bench in Central Park

Posted: Sunday, July 24th, 2011 at 6:25 am
Pictured are Ted Drain with his grandchildren Natalie and Alex Greving.  Photo Courtesy of Susan Wellington, Washington Rotarian.Pictured are Ted Drain with his grandchildren Natalie and Alex Greving. Photo Courtesy of Susan Wellington, Washington Rotarian.

Washington’s Rotary Club has purchased a new bench for the downtown.  

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