Archive for November, 2011

Iowa Assessment Testing Ended Yesterday

Posted: Saturday, November 19th, 2011 at 6:26 am

Students in the Washington Community School District ended the Iowa Assessment Testing yesterday.  

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Environmental Poetry and Art Contest Returns Again

Posted: Saturday, November 19th, 2011 at 6:25 am

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources and IOWATER are again encouraging Iowa students to turn in artwork and poetry for the annual River of Words contest.  

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Wapello Forced to Use Reserve Funds

Posted: Saturday, November 19th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The City of Wapello heard its Financial Report for the 2011 fiscal year.

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Columbus School District Looking for New Superintendent

Posted: Saturday, November 19th, 2011 at 6:23 am

The Columbus School District is searching for a new superintendent. They will discuss this issue at their meeting on Monday.

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Snowmobile and ATV Renewal Period Reminder

Posted: Saturday, November 19th, 2011 at 6:22 am

Owners of snowmobiles and ATVs are being reminded that the renewal of registrations is still happening.  

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Learn at Lunch Focusing on Career Exploration

Posted: Saturday, November 19th, 2011 at 6:21 am

This month’s Learn at Lunch meeting is looking at career exploration.  

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Mid-Prairie Jamboree Kicks Off The Season

Posted: Saturday, November 19th, 2011 at 6:12 am

Four area girls basketball teams took part in one of the unofficial kickoffs to High School basketball season in Wellman last night.

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Rick Santorum at Café Dodici

Posted: Friday, November 18th, 2011 at 1:33 pm

Presidential Candidate and Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum visited Washington today at Café Dodici. He spoke on a variety of issues from natural resources to education.

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November 18, 2011

Posted: Friday, November 18th, 2011 at 8:01 am

Birthday winner — Joe Fowler of Delta, 22

Anniversary winners — John and Betty Hixson, 64 years

Harter Talks About First Year With Sigourney Girls

Posted: Friday, November 18th, 2011 at 7:00 am

Andy Harter is a familiar face in a familiar place with a new role at Sigourney Schools.

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Mid-Prairie Girls Basketball Jamboree Tonight

Posted: Friday, November 18th, 2011 at 7:00 am

One of the traditional unofficial kickoffs to the High School girl’s basketball season is tonight in Wellman.

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Business Celebrating 100 Years at Current Location

Posted: Friday, November 18th, 2011 at 6:30 am

A Washington business is getting ready to celebrate 100 years in their current location. 

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Homecoming Celebration This Weekend

Posted: Friday, November 18th, 2011 at 6:28 am

A Welcome Home/Freedom Salute is being held tomorrow for Soldiers returning from a tour of duty.  

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Street Closure Starting Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, November 18th, 2011 at 6:26 am

A portion of a street in downtown Washington will be closed starting tomorrow.  

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Shop and Stroll Event Tonight

Posted: Friday, November 18th, 2011 at 6:25 am

Main Street Washington is hosting new event tonight to help stimulate sales for local businesses.  

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Richmond Group Suing County

Posted: Friday, November 18th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The Residents for a Better Richmond group is suing Washington County over the refusal of easement fees charged by RUSS in regards to their sewer system.

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IDOT to Discuss Making US 61 a 4-Lane

Posted: Friday, November 18th, 2011 at 6:23 am

There will be a public hearing on December 8th to discuss the option of making US 61 a 4-lane road from two miles south of Iowa 92 all the way to the Muscatine County line in Louisa County.

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Last Chance to Sign Up for Internship Opportunity

Posted: Friday, November 18th, 2011 at 6:22 am

High School students in Washington have one last chance to learn about a future career through an internship opportunity.  

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Adoption Event in Wapello County

Posted: Friday, November 18th, 2011 at 6:21 am

Every November adoption groups raise awareness about the need for adoptive parents. In Wapello County, they have a special event on the Saturday before Thanksgiving.

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Third Quarter Washington County Riverboat Foundation Grants Awarded

Posted: Thursday, November 17th, 2011 at 10:10 am

The Washington County Riverboat Foundation announced its Competitive Grant Awards last night for the fall of 2011.  

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