Archive for November, 2011

Golf Carts Possible in Kalona Soon

Posted: Monday, November 28th, 2011 at 6:25 am

The Kalona City Council held its regular meeting last Monday. On the Agenda was a discussion of a Golf Cart ordinance.

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Ballot Recount Scheduled

Posted: Monday, November 28th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The recount of ballots from Riverside’s election is taking place today in the Washington County Courthouse.  

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Tour of Homes Event This Weekend

Posted: Monday, November 28th, 2011 at 6:23 am

The Washington Chamber of Commerce is hosting their 21st Annual Christmas Candlelight Tour of Homes.  

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Winter Poinsettia Care

Posted: Monday, November 28th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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If you are growing your own Poinsettias for winter decorations, there are some tips you may want to know.

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Another Deer Accident in Henry County

Posted: Monday, November 28th, 2011 at 6:21 am

The Henry County Sheriff’s Office responded to their second accident caused by deer in two days on Friday.

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Holiday Safe Travel Program Ending Today

Posted: Sunday, November 27th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Iowa Department of Public Safety and local area law enforcement have been making sure you arrive safely to your destination over the holiday weekend this past week.  

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Long-Time Farm Service Agency Employee Announces Retirement

Posted: Sunday, November 27th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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A long-time employee with Farm Service Agency in Washington has announced their retirement.

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Winter Poinsettia Care

Posted: Sunday, November 27th, 2011 at 6:22 am

If you are growing your own Poinsettias for winter decorations, there are some tips you may want to know.

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Mid-Prairie/Keota School Board Meeting

Posted: Sunday, November 27th, 2011 at 6:21 am

The Mid-Prairie and Keota School Districts will have a joint School Board meeting  Tomorrow. They will be discussing payment of bills and addressing open enrollment requests.

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Charles Werbach

Posted: Saturday, November 26th, 2011 at 7:58 pm

Funeral services for 80 year old Charles Werbach of Lone Tree will be at 11 o’ clock in the morning on Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at the United Presbyterian Church in Lone Tree. The visitation will be Tuesday from 9 to 11 in the morning at the United Presbyterian Church in Lone Tree. Following the committal service at the cemetery, a time of food and fellowship will be held at the United Presbyterian Church in Lone Tree

Hall of Pride Results

Posted: Saturday, November 26th, 2011 at 11:05 am

The Hall of Pride game Friday night between the Washington and WACO boys and girls basketball programs helped stock up the local food pantry.

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Jingle Bell 5K

Posted: Saturday, November 26th, 2011 at 11:03 am

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The Jingle Bell 5K was a success Friday afternoon with about 60 people participating in the run/walk to benefit Washington High School.

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Black Friday Busy

Posted: Saturday, November 26th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Black Friday was a very good day for local merchants in Washington.  

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Books Still Available Highlighting County Quilts

Posted: Saturday, November 26th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Books are still on sale to highlight the county’s barn quilts.  

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Harvest Weight Limit Lift Extension Ending

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

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The extension of a proclamation to temporarily allow trucks to haul harvests with heavier weights is about to end.  

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Railroad Crossing Maintenance Beginning Monday

Posted: Saturday, November 26th, 2011 at 6:25 am

The railroad crossing at North 4th Avenue will be closed for track work next week.  

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Washington S.N.O.W. Event Draws Many

Posted: Saturday, November 26th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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Last night, the city of Washington kicked off the holiday season in a big fashion with their 17th annual holiday celebration titled “Let It Sing, Let It Ring, Let It Glow.”  

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Kalona to Auction Rights to Name Ditches

Posted: Saturday, November 26th, 2011 at 6:23 am

At the City Council meeting on Monday, Council members gave approval to the City Administrator, Ryan Schlabaugh to begin a project to name the ditches in the city.

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Buy Christmas Trees Locally

Posted: Saturday, November 26th, 2011 at 6:22 am

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey is encouraging Iowans to by locally grown Christmas Trees this season. You won’t have to go too far to find one in Washington County.

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Lighted Holiday Parade

Posted: Friday, November 25th, 2011 at 2:34 pm

Title: Lighted Holiday Parade
Description: Main Street Washington\’s Lighted Holiday Parade begins at 6:00 around the Square. Contact Main Street Washington for more information.
Date: 2011-11-25