Archive for November, 2011

Secondary Road Crews Are Ready For Winter

Posted: Thursday, November 10th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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With yesterday’s brush with winter weather, the Washington County Secondary Roads Department wants to pass along that they are ready to tackle the challenge of clearing the roads.  

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Winter Awareness Day is Today

Posted: Thursday, November 10th, 2011 at 6:28 am

Winter is officially here and there are many things that you’ll have to prepare. Larry Smith, Emergency Management Coordinator, recommends having a winter survival kit ready.

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National EAS Test Conducted

Posted: Thursday, November 10th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The shortened National Emergency Alert System Test took place yesterday.  

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Letters From Home Campaign

Posted: Thursday, November 10th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Area residents are encouraged to take part in a letter writing campaign.  

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Deadline For New Scholarship Applications is Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, November 10th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The deadline for High school juniors and seniors interested in cattle and beef production to earn a scholarship is tomorrow.  

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November is National Hospice Month

Posted: Thursday, November 10th, 2011 at 6:23 am

This month is National Hospice month. Hospices around the country are trying to get the word out about the care and compassion Hospices can provide to patients.

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Fairfield to Host Discussions on Soybean Policy

Posted: Thursday, November 10th, 2011 at 6:22 am

The Iowa Soybean growers of District nine will be meeting in Fairfield to discuss policies.

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Food Drive Collection Starting Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, November 10th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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KCII is kicking off the 9th Annual Caring Christmas Food Drive tomorrow.  

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Cellar Creations Craft Show

Posted: Wednesday, November 9th, 2011 at 6:32 pm

Kalona will host the Cellar Creations Craft Show on Friday November 25  from 6 to 8pm and on Saturday November 26th from 9 to 2pm. It will be at 286 Hickory St. in Kalona.

Craft and Bake Sale

Posted: Wednesday, November 9th, 2011 at 6:32 pm

There will be a craft and bake sale Friday from 9am- 6pm in Wayland. 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.

Singles Dance Club

Posted: Wednesday, November 9th, 2011 at 6:31 pm

Fairfield will have a singles dance club on Saturday November 19th from 7:30 to 11pm. Music will be by Ned Francis. It will be at the Eagle Club in Farifield, non-members and couples are welcome. There is a cover charge of 5 dollars.

Court of Appeals Reverses Guilty Sentence

Posted: Wednesday, November 9th, 2011 at 10:52 am

The Iowa Court of Appeals has issued a reversal of a guilty sentence.  

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November 9, 2011

Posted: Wednesday, November 9th, 2011 at 8:02 am

Birthday winner — Alice Readnaker, 17 of Washington

Anniversary winners — Clifford and MaryAnn Horak of Riverside

SEISC Volleyball All-Conference

Posted: Wednesday, November 9th, 2011 at 8:01 am

The Southeast Iowa Super Conference has announced their All-Conference Volleyball Honors.

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State Volleyball Tournament Starts Today

Posted: Wednesday, November 9th, 2011 at 7:55 am

The Iowa State Volleyball Tournament gets underway for 3A and 4A schools today in Cedar Rapids.

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Southeast Iowa Election Results

Posted: Wednesday, November 9th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Various races for city council members were part of yesterday’s election in the cities of Washington County.  

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Washington School Board Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, November 9th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington School Board heard a construction update on the new high school as part of their meeting last night.  

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Washington Students Participating in a New Program

Posted: Wednesday, November 9th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Students from Washington Junior High School are getting ready to take part in a new program next week.  

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Area Business Receives Award to Encourage Reading

Posted: Wednesday, November 9th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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A Washington business has received an award to encourage reading.  

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Keota City Council Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, November 9th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The Keota City Council met on Monday. One of the primary topics of discussion was a letter from the DNR regarding their sewer system.

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