Archive for September, 2011

New Mid-Prairie and Keota School Board Members Take Office

Posted: Friday, September 30th, 2011 at 6:25 am

Mid-Prairie and Keota school boards have sworn in new members and Mid-Prairie’s board has selected a new president and vice president.

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City Bulk Trash Pick Up

Posted: Friday, September 30th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The city of Washington is reminding residents that there will not be a fall trash pick up this year. 

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Extension Offering Childcare Provider Program and Finances

Posted: Friday, September 30th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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The Washington County Extension is offering a program to help child care providers.  

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WACO Homecoming Tonight

Posted: Friday, September 30th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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It’s a special day for the WACO Warrior football program.

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Hospital Getting Ready for Senior Fest

Posted: Friday, September 30th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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Washington County Hospital and Clinics is getting ready for their 3rd Annual Seniorfest.  

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5th Annual Jacque Cayton Memorial 1mile/5K

Posted: Thursday, September 29th, 2011 at 1:20 pm

Title: 5th Annual Jacque Cayton Memorial 1mile/5K
Description: The 5th Annual Jacque Cayton Memorial 1 mile/5K event is scheduled for Saturday, October 1st. The race begins and ends at the Kalona City Park with registration starting at 7:00 am and the race beginning at 8:00 am. Pre-registration forms are available at www.BrightFutureChiro.com under Events or Bright Futures Chiropractic in Kalona. Race donations will benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society in memory of Jacque Cayton. For more details, call Jim Cayton at 319-656-3993.
Date: 2011-10-01

Third Annual Chili Taste-Off

Posted: Thursday, September 29th, 2011 at 1:20 pm

Title: Third Annual Chili Taste-Off
Description: The United Fund of Columbus Junction is having their Third Annual Chili Taste-Off on Friday, October 14th at the Columbus Junction Farmers Market. For more information call Mallory Smith at 319-728-7971.
Date: 2011-10-14

Alive After 5

Posted: Thursday, September 29th, 2011 at 1:20 pm

Title: Alive After 5
Description: Horak Insurance is having their 3rd Annual Oktober Fest/Alive After 5 on Tuesday, October 4th from 5:00 to 8:00 pm with food and drinks being served. For more information, contact the Washington Chamber of Commerce at 319-653-3272.
Date: 2011-10-04

Washington County Democrat Fall Luncheon

Posted: Thursday, September 29th, 2011 at 1:20 pm

Title: Washington County Democrat Fall Luncheon
Description: The annual Washington County Democrat Fall Luncheon will be held Sunday, October 2nd in the basement room of the Extension Building on the Fairground. Lunch will be served from 12:00 to 1:30 pm followed by the 2nd District meeting to begin at 2:00 pm. The cost of the lunch is $10.00. For more information, call 319-656-3788.
Date: 2011-10-02

Crooked Creek Christian Camp Senior Day

Posted: Thursday, September 29th, 2011 at 1:20 pm

Title: Crooked Creek Christian Camp Senior Day
Description: Crooked Creek Christian Camp is holding their Senior Day 2011 on Thursday, October 6th from 9:30 to 2:30 at the retreat lodge. Come and hear Susan See and Jeff Miller share their trips to Cambodia and India. Those 55 and older are welcome to come and share a potluck together. Call the camp at 319-653-3611 for more information.
Date: 2011-10-06

Infant Massage Classes

Posted: Thursday, September 29th, 2011 at 1:20 pm

Title: Infant Massage Classes
Description: Parents as Teachers is offering Infant Massage Classes on three consecutive Mondays starting Monday, October 3rd for parents with infants under 7 months of age. The classes will be held in the Old Library on the second floor October 3rd , October 10th and October 17th from 9:30 to 10:30 am Call Roberta at 641-919-0118 or 319-461-9007 for more information.
Start Date: 2011-10-03
End Date: 2011-10-17

St. Mary’s Church Pancake Breakfast

Posted: Thursday, September 29th, 2011 at 1:20 pm

Title: St. Mary\’s Church Pancake Breakfast
Description: St. Mary’s Church in Riverside is holding their annual pancake breakfast on Sunday, October 16th from 7:00 am to 12:30 pm at St. Mary’s Parish Center. Adults are $6, Kids are $3 and those under 5 are free. The proceeds will benefit Religious Education.
Date: 2011-10-16

Christian Banquet

Posted: Thursday, September 29th, 2011 at 1:20 pm

Title: Christian Banquet
Description: The Immanuel Lutheran church is having a Christian Banquet on Saturday, October 8th starting at 6:00 pm. Doors will open at 5:00. Tickets are $25 for the meal and raffle tickets are $1. There will be a live auction at 7:00. Call the church office at 319-653-3950 for more information.
Date: 2011-10-08

3rd Annual Southeast Iowa Artists’ Studio Tour

Posted: Thursday, September 29th, 2011 at 1:20 pm

Title: 3rd Annual Southeast Iowa Artists\’ Studio Tour
Description: The 3rd Annual Southeast Iowa Artists’ Studio Tour will be held on Saturday, October 15th from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm and Sunday October 16th from 12:00 to 4:00 pm in the communities of Des Moines, Henry, Lee and Washington Counties. For more information, visit www.iowastudio.org.
Start Date: 2011-10-15
End Date: 2011-10-16

Infant Massage Classes

Posted: Thursday, September 29th, 2011 at 1:20 pm

Title: Infant Massage Classes
Description: Parents as Teachers is offering Infant Massage Classes on three consecutive Mondays starting Monday, October 3rd for parents with infants under 7 months of age. The classes will be held in the Old Library on the second floor October 3rd, October 10th and October 17th from 9:30 to 10:30 am Call Roberta at 641-919-0118 or 319-461-9007 for more information.
Date: 2011-10-10

Bill Vincent Memorial Ride and Show

Posted: Thursday, September 29th, 2011 at 1:20 pm

Title: Bill Vincent Memorial Ride and Show
Description: Wooden Wheel Vineyards is having the Bill Vincent Memorial Ride and Show on Sunday, October 9th. Bring your cars, bikes, tractors or anything with wheels. Sign up starts at 9:00 and the ride will begin at 11:00. Judging will be at 2:00. There will be music and prizes all afternoon. Call 641-636-2180 for more information.
Date: 2011-10-09

Infant Massage Classes

Posted: Thursday, September 29th, 2011 at 1:20 pm

Title: Infant Massage Classes
Description: Parents as Teachers is offering Infant Massage Classes on three consecutive Mondays starting Monday, October 3rd for parents with infants under 7 months of age. The classes will be held in the Old Library on the second floor October 3rd, October 10th and October 17th from 9:30 to 10:30 am Call Roberta at 641-919-0118 or 319-461-9007 for more information.
Date: 2011-10-17

Joe Cross Journey Across America

Posted: Thursday, September 29th, 2011 at 1:20 pm

Title: Joe Cross Journey Across America
Description: Come learn more about Joe Cross’s amazing journey across America featuring two Iowa connections, at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, October 4th at the Kalona Public Library. Popcorn provided courtesy of Hills Bank and Trust in Kalona.
Date: 2011-10-04

Russell Gingrich Bannister

Posted: Thursday, September 29th, 2011 at 12:03 pm

Funeral services for 91 year old Russell Gingrich Bannister of Washington will be held at 10:30 Tuesday at the United Presbyterian Church.  

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Water Main Break and Boil Advisory in Effect in Wellman

Posted: Thursday, September 29th, 2011 at 9:34 am

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The City of Wellman has experienced a major watermain break.

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