Archive for October, 2011

Washington Collecting Leaves Starting Today

Posted: Monday, October 17th, 2011 at 6:30 am

The City of Washington is offering free leaf pickup through November 24th starting today.  

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Tax Extension Deadline is Today

Posted: Monday, October 17th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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If you filed an extension on your federal tax return, today is the deadline to file.  

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Washington Schools See Slight Enrollment Increase

Posted: Monday, October 17th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Washington School District conducted their certified enrollment recently and the numbers show a very small increase.  

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Torch Run Event Successful

Posted: Monday, October 17th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Washington Y held a new event Friday night with much success.  

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City of Wellman Making Repairs to Area Streets Before Winter

Posted: Monday, October 17th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The City of Wellman is working to fix up a few city streets and alleys before the cold comes.

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Marching Band Wins Top Honors Again

Posted: Monday, October 17th, 2011 at 6:23 am

The Washington High School Marching Band has again brought home top honors from state competition.  

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New Bible Study Group Informational Meeting

Posted: Monday, October 17th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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An informational meeting is scheduled for this week to look at starting a new men’s Bible Study group.

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Author Visiting Round Elementary in Columbus Junction

Posted: Monday, October 17th, 2011 at 6:21 am

An author with Columbus Junction ties will be visiting with Roundy Elementary kids today.

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Mary Kathryn Helscher

Posted: Sunday, October 16th, 2011 at 6:31 pm

Funeral services for 90 year old Mary Kathryn “Kay” Helscher, of Iowa City, formerly of Keota, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, October 19, 2011, at Powell Funeral Home in Keota. Burial will be at Keota Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 18, 2011, at the funeral home.  A memorial fund has been established for the United Church of Faith, Ten Mile Lake Association or the Keota Community School Foundation.

October 16, 2011

Posted: Sunday, October 16th, 2011 at 7:50 am

Birthday Winner- Shirley Walker of Riverside

Anniversary Winners – Beverly and Duane Krotz of Washington

Board of Supervisors Hearing Reports

Posted: Sunday, October 16th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors will be hearing Quarterly Reports as part of their meeting this week.  

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Washington Collecting Leaves Starting Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, October 16th, 2011 at 6:28 am

The City of Washington is offering free pickup of leaves through November 24th starting tomorrow.  

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Mock Interviews Being Held This Week

Posted: Sunday, October 16th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Washington High School is participating in an event designed to prepare students for the future this week.  

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Author Visiting Round Elementary in Columbus Junction

Posted: Sunday, October 16th, 2011 at 6:25 am

An author with Columbus Junction ties will be visiting with Roundy Elementary kids tomorrow.

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Winter Doubles Racquetball Doubles League

Posted: Saturday, October 15th, 2011 at 2:44 pm

Title: Winter Doubles Racquetball Doubles League
Description: The Kalona Parks and Recreation Department is having a winter racquetball doubles league starting in January. The registration deadline is Friday, January 20th, 2012 with play beginning Tueday, January 24th. For more information, contact Jacob Andersen at 319-656-2310.
Date: 2012-01-20

Winter Men’s Basketball League

Posted: Saturday, October 15th, 2011 at 2:43 pm

Title: Winter Men\’s Basketball League
Description: The Kalona Parks and Recreation Department is having a winter men’s basketball league starting in January. The registration deadline is Thursday, January 12th, 2012 with play beginning Wednesday, January 18th. For more information, contact Jacob Andersen at 319-656-2310.
Date: 2012-01-12

Winter Women’s Volleyball League

Posted: Saturday, October 15th, 2011 at 2:42 pm

Title: Winter Women\’s Volleyball League
Description: The Kalona Parks and Recreation Department is having a winter women’s volleyball league starting in January. The registration deadline is Tuesday, January 10th, 2012 with play beginning Thursday, January 12th. For more information, contact Jacob Andersen at 319-656-2310.
Date: 2012-01-10

Winter Co-Ed Volleyball League

Posted: Saturday, October 15th, 2011 at 2:41 pm

Title: Winter Co-Ed Volleyball League
Description: The Kalona Parks and Recreation Department is having a winter co-ed volleyball league starting in January. The registration deadline is Tuesday, January 10th, 2012. with play beginning Thursday, January 12th. For more information, contact Jacob Andersen at 319-656-2310.
Date: 2012-01-10

Veteran Freedom 5K

Posted: Saturday, October 15th, 2011 at 2:40 pm

Title: Veteran Freedom 5K
Description: The Veteran Freedom 5K is happening Saturday, November 12th at 10:00 am at the Memorial Hall in Sigourney. The 1mile walk and 5K are open to all groups. The entry is $20. For more information, email veteranfreedom5k@gmail.com.
Date: 2011-11-12

Scholastic Book Fair

Posted: Saturday, October 15th, 2011 at 2:39 pm

Title: Scholastic Book Fair
Description: Stewart Elementary School will be hosting a Scholastic Book Fair on Monday, October 24th from 4:00 to 8:00 pm. The funds raised will help purchase books and supplies for the school library. Families, faculty, and the community are invited to attend this fun reading event that helps inspire children to become lifelong readers.
Date: 2011-10-24