Archive for August, 2011

Alive After Five Happening Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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Another Alive After 5 event is taking place tonight to highlight a Washington Chamber of Commerce member.  

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Washington Community Theater Announces Cast for Fall Show

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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The Washington Community Theatre and Directors Doug and Beth McBride have announced the cast for the play “Leaving Iowa.”  

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Keota Citywide Garage Sales

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 at 12:19 am

Title: Keota Citywide Garage Sales
Description: The Keota Citywide Garage Sales will be Friday, September 9th and Saturday, September 10th. There will be a small fee to be included on the map. The deadline to sign up is Friday. For more information, call Kathy Ewald at 641-636-2167.
Start Date: 2011-09-09
End Date: 2011-09-10

Columbus Junction Lions Club Breakfast

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 at 12:19 am

Title: Columbus Junction Lions Club Breakfast
Description: The Columbus Junction Lions Club will serve a community sausage, egg, and pancake breakfast Saturday and Sunday from 7:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the Community Senior Center. The all-you-can-eat breakfast costs $6 for adults and $4 for children under 12. Proceeds from the breakfast will go to help support annual scholarship awards to local high school seniors.
Start Date: 2011-09-03
End Date: 2011-09-04

Keokuk County Alzheimer’s Walk

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 at 12:18 am

Title: Keokuk County Alzheimer\’s Walk
Description: The 3rd annual Keokuk County Alzheimer’s Walk is Sunday, September 18th at 4:00 p.m. in the Sigourney High School parking lot. There will be entertainment, a silent auction, and games. For more information, call Pam Schwenke at 641-622-2142.
Date: 2011-09-18

Free Fitness Classes at the Washington Y

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 at 12:18 am

Title: Free Fitness Classes at the Washington Y
Description: The Washington Y will have free fitness classes available this week. The Yogalaties and Spin classes will meet Wednesday at 5:45 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. respectively. The Zumba class will meet Thursday at 6:45 p.m. The ABC Circuit will meet Friday at 5:45 a.m. For more information, call the Washington Y at 319-653-2141.
Start Date: 2011-08-31
End Date: 2011-09-02

Washington Model Railroad Club Train Show

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 at 12:17 am

Title: Washington Model Railroad Club Train Show
Description: The Washington Model Railroad Club’s Annual Train Show and swap meet is Sunday, October 2nd from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the KC Hall. All scales will be represented. Admission is $4 for adults and $1 for children ages 6-12. There will also be a food stand available. For more information, call Mike Worley at 319-653-3782.
Date: 2011-10-02

Hospice of Washington County 5K Walk/Run

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 at 12:16 am

Title: Hospice of Washington County 5K Walk/Run
Description: Hospice of Washington County’s annual 5K Walk and Run is Saturday, September 17th beginning at 9:00 a.m. Registration for the race begins at 8:00. Families wishing to honor a loved one may submit a photo and brief personal note to be displayed along the Memorial Path. For more information, call Hospice of Washington County at 319-653-7321.
Date: 2011-09-17

Washington Rotary Club Turkey Dinner

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 at 12:16 am

Title: Washington Rotary Club Turkey Dinner
Description: The Washington Rotary Club is having a turkey dinner Monday, September 12th in the United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. Tickets can be ordered in advance from Rotary Club members. For more information, contact the Washington Rotary Club.
Date: 2011-09-12

23rd Annual Washington Craft Show

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 at 12:15 am

Title: 23rd Annual Washington Craft Show
Description: The 23rd annual Washington Craft Show will be Saturday, September 10th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on the square. Enjoy the work of over 100 crafters and exhibits from around the Midwest. There will also be a variety of food available. The Hospice of Washington County Quilt Raffle will take place at 3:00. Admission to the event is free. For more information, call the Washington Chamber of Commerce at 319-653-3272.
Date: 2011-09-10

Old Settlers Picnic

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 at 12:15 am

Title: Old Settlers Picnic
Description: The Old Settlers Picnic will be held Sunday, September 11th in Walker Park in River Junction. Activities will begin at 11:00 with music by the Old Post Office Brass Band followed by a potluck lunch at noon. The public is invited to bring a covered dish. Afternoon entertainment features The Heart Strings Band. For more information, call Gerald Morgan at 319-629-5296.
Date: 2011-09-11

Hamakua Place Gospel Music Sing

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 at 12:14 am

Title: Hamakua Place Gospel Music Sing
Description: Hamakua Place will have a gospel music sing Saturday, October 15th at 7:00 p.m. There will be an evening of gospel music entertainment for the whole family. Proceeds from the event go to the Washington youth emergency shelter project. Light refreshments will be provided afterward. For more information, call Hamakua Place at 319-653-4700.
Date: 2011-10-15

Hamakua Place Fall Fundraiser BBQ

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 at 12:14 am

Title: Hamakua Place Fall Fundraiser BBQ
Description: Hamakua Place will have a fall fundraiser barbeque Saturday, September 17th from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Hamakua Place. Residents are encouraged to come enjoy grilled pork burgers and bratwurst along with salads, desserts, and beverages, or takeout is also welcome. A free will offering will be accepted. Proceeds go to Hamakua Place’s after-school programs for teens. For more information, call Hamakua Place at 319-653-4700.
Date: 2011-09-17

Hamakua Warriors Fall Kick-Off Party

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 at 12:13 am

Title: Hamakua Warriors Fall Kick-Off Party
Description: Hamakua Place will have a fall kick-off party for the Hamakua Warriors Wednesday, September 14th at 6:30 p.m. All youth ages 7th through 12th grade are encouraged to attend. There will be free food, prize giveaways, and a concert with the Christian band S.O.S. For more information, call Hamakua Place at 319-653-4700.
Date: 2011-09-14

August 29, 2011

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2011 at 2:05 pm

Birthday Winner – Madison Thomann
Anniversary Winners – Richard & Janet Kron of Riverside

Ronald R. Elmore

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2011 at 12:11 pm

Memorial services for 72 year old Ronald R. Elmore of Mt. Pleasant will be held at 10:00 Tuesday at the Lincoln Street Baptist Church in Mt. Pleasant.  

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Riverside Man Has Bond Reduced

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2011 at 12:01 pm

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A Riverside man accused of murder has received a reduced bond.  

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Demons Intend Reduce Number of Penalties in Second Game

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2011 at 8:04 am

The Washington Demons enter week two of the football season this week, with the goal of cutting down on penalties.

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Columbus Cross Country Second at First Meet

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2011 at 8:01 am

The Columbus Wildcat cross country team opened their season on Saturday running at Cedar Rapids Prairie.

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Washington County Board of Supervisors Discussing Taxes Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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As part of their meeting tomorrow, the Washington County Board of Supervisors are discussing property taxes.  

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