Archive for December, 2011

Central Office Project for Mid-Prairie

Posted: Sunday, December 18th, 2011 at 6:26 am

Mid-Prairie is planning on building a new central office for the school district. They heard from Shive-Hattery architect at their meeting on Monday. She talked about potential plans with the school board.

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Last Chance at Private Pesticide Applicator Training Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, December 18th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Tomorrow is the last opportunity for this year the Washington County Extension is offering farmers a chance to attend a private pesticide applicator training locally.  

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Loretta C. Schneider

Posted: Saturday, December 17th, 2011 at 2:17 pm

Funeral services for 88 year-old Loretta C. Schneider of Washington will be held at Saint James Catholic Church, Tuesday morning at 10:30.

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Friday Nigh Basketball Results

Posted: Saturday, December 17th, 2011 at 10:33 am

It was another busy Friday night in area basketball…

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Mid-Prairie Splits at Durant

Posted: Saturday, December 17th, 2011 at 10:30 am

The Mid-Prairie basketball road tour continued last night in Durant where the Golden Hawks met the Wildcats in Cedar Valley Conference double header action.

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GIVE AWAY

Posted: Saturday, December 17th, 2011 at 8:32 am

Light Blue Rocking Chair

319-653-5205

WANTED

Posted: Saturday, December 17th, 2011 at 8:29 am

Gas Stove that is compatible with natural gas.

319-653-1044

December 17, 2011

Posted: Saturday, December 17th, 2011 at 8:06 am

Birthday winner — Blake Sheetz, 4 of Washington

City Seeking Input for Comprehensive Plan

Posted: Saturday, December 17th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The city of Washington is asking for input on how to develop the city for the future.  

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Washington Elementary School Media Enabled

Posted: Saturday, December 17th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The final classrooms at Washington’s Stewart Elementary have been upgraded with new technology thanks to a grant from the Washington County Riverboat Foundation.  

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Being Safe on Snowmobiles This Winter

Posted: Saturday, December 17th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources wants to remind everyone about being safe on snowmobiles this winter.  

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Christina Hixson Award Available

Posted: Saturday, December 17th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Area high school seniors have an opportunity to go to college with a scholarship.  

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Enrollment Down in Some Parts of Iowa

Posted: Saturday, December 17th, 2011 at 6:24 am

While enrollment is dropping in schools all across northern Iowa, local schools have seen steady enrollment, and even some increases.

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Lending Hands Participants Enjoy a Visit from “Elvis”

Posted: Saturday, December 17th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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A local musician took part in a Christmas program yesterday for adults.  

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4-H Beef Weigh In

Posted: Saturday, December 17th, 2011 at 6:22 am

Washington County 4-H will have a beef weigh in today at the Kalona Sales Barn. The weights of cattle will be taken so winter growth can be measured at the County Fair.

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Telephone Scam

Posted: Saturday, December 17th, 2011 at 6:21 am

The Henry County Sheriff’s Office reports that they have received calls about a telephone scam. The scammer tells the intended victim that he is a representative with Medicare.

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GIVE AWAY

Posted: Friday, December 16th, 2011 at 10:51 am

-2 TV stands 30” and 36” tall

-computer desk 6ft tall and closes

-319-653-2075

WANTED

Posted: Friday, December 16th, 2011 at 10:49 am

-fixer up RV

-cement/cinder blocks

-319-936-9290

FOR SALE

Posted: Friday, December 16th, 2011 at 10:48 am

-1989 Chevy halfton 350 automatic $650

-641-660-7128

FOR SALE

Posted: Friday, December 16th, 2011 at 10:45 am

-2006 Bobcat T300 85hsp

-660-342-0490