Archive for August, 2011

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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Election Registration Deadline Today

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Area school districts are holding an election on September 13th and Washington County Auditor Bill Fredrick is passing along information about registration.  

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Mid-Prairie Opens Year in Newly Renovated High School

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2011 at 6:26 am

After an extensive summer renovation, Mid-Prairie High School students kick off the 2011-2012 school year in their new building.  

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Open House To Welcome New CEO Tonight

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

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Washington County Hospitals and Clinics is hosting a welcome reception tonight for the entire community and hospital staff to welcome its new CEO, Dennis Hunger.

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Redistricting Spurs Special Kalona City Meeting

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2011 at 6:24 am

Thursday is the deadline for Iowa cities and counties to submit new districts and precincts, and the city of Kalona has called a special meeting to discuss an area of northern Washington County being part of the city’s district.  

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Books Needed For Fundraiser

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2011 at 6:23 am

New and used books are being collected for Washington’s Planned Parenthood Clinic.  

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Annual Doggie Paddle Tonight

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2011 at 6:22 am

The Washington Dog Park Association says its annual Doggie Paddle at Sunset Park’s Family Aquatic Center is tonight.  

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Harkin Aide to Visit with Keokuk County Residents

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2011 at 6:21 am

An aide to Senator Tom Harkin will visit Keokuk County to hear concerns and ideas on how to rebuild the middle class.  

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Osie Arduser

Posted: Sunday, August 28th, 2011 at 3:43 pm

Funeral Services for 92 year old Osie Arduser of Washington will be held at 11:00 Tuesday morning at the Jones-Eden Funeral Home. Burial will take place at the West Chester Cemetery in West Chester. Visitation will begin at 10am Tuesday at Jones-Eden Funeral Home with family receiving friends from 10 to 11am. A memorial has been established to the Activities Fund at Halcyon House.

Jerry Dale Slee

Posted: Sunday, August 28th, 2011 at 3:41 pm

Funeral Services for 75 year old Jerry Dale Slee of Muscatine will be Wednesday morning at 10:30 at the George M. Wittich-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services. Burial will be in the Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 4 to 7pm at the George M. Wittich-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services. Following committal services, there will be a time of food and fellowship at the George M. Wittich-Lewis Community Room.

Samuel J. Watkinson

Posted: Sunday, August 28th, 2011 at 11:49 am

Visitation for 80 year old Samuel J. Watkinson of Kalona formerly of Riverside and Hills will be held Tuesday from 1:00 to 2:00 at the Peterseim Funeral Home in Kalona with burial to follow the service. A memorial has been established for Hospice of Washington County.

August 26, 2011

Posted: Sunday, August 28th, 2011 at 7:37 am

Birthday Winner- Bob Spenner of  Washington

Washington County Board of Supervisors to Discuss Taxes

Posted: Sunday, August 28th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are discussing property taxes are part of their meeting this week.  

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Alive After Five Happening This Week

Posted: Sunday, August 28th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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

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Henry County Man Found in Fire Pit

Posted: Sunday, August 28th, 2011 at 6:22 am

Henry County police discovered a man’s body in a fire pit near New London.  

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Redistricting Spurs Special Kalona City Meeting

Posted: Sunday, August 28th, 2011 at 6:21 am

Thursday is the deadline for Iowa cities and counties to submit new districts and precincts, and the city of Kalona has called a special meeting to discuss an area of northern Washington County being part of the city’s district.  

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