Archive for November, 2011

Winter Driving Tips

Posted: Saturday, November 12th, 2011 at 6:22 am

We had our first snow, which means its time to get ready for winter driving. The Iowa Department of Transportation has some tips to help you through the winter.

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Thanksgiving Food Prices on the Rise

Posted: Saturday, November 12th, 2011 at 6:21 am

The prices of turkey and other Thanksgiving staples have risen significantly since last year.

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Fireman’s Pancake Dinner

Posted: Friday, November 11th, 2011 at 7:26 pm

The Wayland Fire Department will have their annual pancake supper on Saturday November 12th from 5-8pm. Free will donations will be put towards the stations new fire truck fund.

Craft and Bake Sale

Posted: Friday, November 11th, 2011 at 7:25 pm

There will be a craft and Bake sale Friday December 9th (tomorrow/today) from 9-6pm. There will be antiques from three vendors, homemade soaps, Christmas decorations, baked goods, and more. It will be at 218 W. Main St. in Wayland.

Christmas Bazaar at Washington Y

Posted: Friday, November 11th, 2011 at 7:20 pm

The Washington Community Y will host its annual Christmas Bazaar Saturday December 10th from 9 to noon. All items are priced 50 cents to 5 dollars. There will be elfs to help with the shopping.

New York Says Thank You

Posted: Friday, November 11th, 2011 at 7:20 pm

Title: New York Says Thank You
Description: The Volunteer Center of Johnson County, Washington County Veterans Affairs, and the Washington Chamber of Commerce will host a free screening of New York Says Thank You – a powerful documentary about how people commemorate 9/11 each year through service to those affected by disaster – on Sunday, November 13th at 2 pm at the Washington Public Library, 115 West Washington St. Doors will open at 1:30 pm.
Date: 2011-11-13

Holiday Bazaar at Richland United Methodist

Posted: Friday, November 11th, 2011 at 7:19 pm

The Richland United Methodist Church will have a Holiday Bazzar on Saturday November 19th (today/tomorrow) from 9-3pm. There will be a variety of crafts, products, gifts, and various interesting items available from vendors. For more information contact Kathy Meacham at 319-456-2520.

George Herring

Posted: Friday, November 11th, 2011 at 1:04 pm

Funeral services for 70 year old George Herring of Lone Tree will be at 10:00 Tuesday at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Hills.  

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November 11, 2011

Posted: Friday, November 11th, 2011 at 7:58 am

Birthday winner — Lindsay Mayor

Anniversary winners — Andy and Michelle Davis of Wayland, 16 years

Six Demons Make All-District Football Team

Posted: Friday, November 11th, 2011 at 7:46 am

The Washington Demon football team had six players receive all-district honors.

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Semifinal Football Games for A, 4A Today

Posted: Friday, November 11th, 2011 at 7:45 am

The high school football playoffs resume today for Class A and 4A.

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West Liberty, Holy Trinity Fall in Volleyball Quarters

Posted: Friday, November 11th, 2011 at 7:44 am

At the state volleyball tournament in Cedar Rapids, the two schools in action from area conferences were eliminated.

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Ainsworth Caregiver Sentenced for 2006 Manslaughter Case

Posted: Friday, November 11th, 2011 at 6:30 am

A sentence has been issued in the case of an Ainsworth caregiver involved in the death of a 79 year-old woman.  

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Road Construction Begins Today

Posted: Friday, November 11th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Another road in Washington County has been closed for construction.  

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Grand Opening Celebration Yesterday

Posted: Friday, November 11th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Members of the Washington Chamber of Commerce officially held a ribbon cutting ceremony for a Washington business yesterday.  

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Drug Shortages

Posted: Friday, November 11th, 2011 at 6:25 am

President Obama has raised the issue of drug shortages across the country.

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Washington County Presence in National Event

Posted: Friday, November 11th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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Washington County will have a presence at the National 4-H Congress later this month.

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Medicare Event At Hospital Next Week

Posted: Friday, November 11th, 2011 at 6:23 am

A program is happening Monday to help those with concerns about their Medicare Part D plan.  

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Kalona City Council Meeting

Posted: Friday, November 11th, 2011 at 6:22 am

The Kalona City Council held its meeting Monday. On the agenda were discussions of the city’s golf cart ordinance as well as a discussion on the current FEMA mapping.

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Today is Veteran’s Day

Posted: Friday, November 11th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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Today we celebrate and give thanks to the men and women who have served in our country’s armed forces.

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