Archive for November, 2011

Brighton Business Showcase

Posted: Tuesday, November 15th, 2011 at 4:51 pm

Brighton home based businesses will be showcased at a special event on Saturday, November 19 .  It will be held at the Brighton Community Center from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  There is no charge to attend.  The event is being sponsored by Brighton Horizons.

International Nativity Festival

Posted: Tuesday, November 15th, 2011 at 4:50 pm

First Mennonite Church in Iowa City will host the International Nativity Festival Friday December 9th through Sunday December 10th (Tomorrow/today). There will be over 400 Nativity scenes from more than 100 countries. This will be a free event.

Margaret “Peg” Van Meter

Posted: Tuesday, November 15th, 2011 at 12:02 pm

Memorial services for 93 year old Margaret “Peg” Van Meter of Washington, formerly of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania will be held at 6:30, Sunday, November 27th at the United Presbyterian Home in conjunction with evening services.  

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John Edward McCarty

Posted: Tuesday, November 15th, 2011 at 12:01 pm

Funeral services for 61 year old John Edward McCarty of Washington, formerly of Glendale, Arizona will be held at 11:00 Saturday at the Keota Cemetery.  

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Washington County Engineer Submits Resignation

Posted: Tuesday, November 15th, 2011 at 10:33 am

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Washington County Engineer David Patterson has informed the Board of Supervisors that he is leaving his position early next year.  

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Keota Girls to Play in Pekin Jamboree Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, November 15th, 2011 at 8:05 am

The Keota girls basketball team opens the season on Friday, tonight they get a dress rehersal at the Pekin Jamboree.

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Union Reaches 3A Championship Game

Posted: Tuesday, November 15th, 2011 at 8:03 am

In the high school football playoffs, 2A and 3A semifinal games were played yesterday.

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Margaret “Maggie” Meeker

Posted: Tuesday, November 15th, 2011 at 8:01 am

Private memorial services for 70 year old Margaret “Maggie” Meeker of Conesville will be at a later date.  The Stacy-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services is caring for Maggie’s arrangements.

November 15, 2011

Posted: Tuesday, November 15th, 2011 at 7:58 am

Birthday winner — Bonnie Donnelly of Washington

Benjamin Levett Barnes

Posted: Tuesday, November 15th, 2011 at 7:35 am

Funeral services for 76 year old Benjamin Levett Barnes of Iowa City will be held at 1:00 Wednesday at St. Mark’s United Methodist Church in Iowa City.  

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High School Student Performing at All-State Band This Week

Posted: Tuesday, November 15th, 2011 at 6:30 am

A Washington High School student who has a top honor in music will be performing in Ames later this week.  

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Interesting Sight by the Square

Posted: Tuesday, November 15th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Around 5 pm yesterday, a car could be seen parked on top of a bench by Café Dodici in Washington.

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4-H Award and Family Fun Night Held

Posted: Tuesday, November 15th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Washington County 4-H held its annual Award and Family Fun Night this past weekend and many awards were presented.  

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Two Weeks Remain for Farmers to Help Grow Their Communities

Posted: Tuesday, November 15th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Area farmers still have two weeks left to take part in helping their local communities grow.

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Dry Autumn Raises Concerns for Local Farmers

Posted: Tuesday, November 15th, 2011 at 6:24 am

Iowa has had a fairly dry autumn this year. This has some people worried that the subsoil of Iowa’s fields are to dry too maintain crops next year.

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Deadline for the Share a Calf Applications

Posted: Tuesday, November 15th, 2011 at 6:23 am

Today is the deadline for area FFA and 4-H members to have a chance at participating in the share-a-calf program.  

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Prepare Your Vehicle’s Winter Survival Kit

Posted: Tuesday, November 15th, 2011 at 6:22 am

Winter is fast approaching and that means there will be blowing snow, icy roads and freezing conditions.  

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Pork Quality Assurance Plus Program in Keokuk County

Posted: Tuesday, November 15th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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The Keokuk County Extension Office will hold a training session for Pork Quality Assurance Plus. Terry Steinhart of the Extension Office says this program was started by the Nation Pork Producers

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Posted: Monday, November 14th, 2011 at 8:56 am

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Posted: Monday, November 14th, 2011 at 8:55 am

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