Archive for December, 2011

Preparing Roses for Winter

Posted: Thursday, December 15th, 2011 at 6:22 am

Winter is just around the corner, and a lot of you might be wondering how to protect your garden.

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Louisa-Muscatine Superintendent Interviews

Posted: Thursday, December 15th, 2011 at 6:21 am

The Louisa-Muscatine School District is interviewing their final two candidates for Superintendent.

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Farmland Values in Iowa Take a Big Jump

Posted: Wednesday, December 14th, 2011 at 11:49 am

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The latest information regarding land values in Iowa show a major increase and Jim Jenson, ISU Extension Farm Management Specialist says the average value of farmland in the entire state of Iowa has reached an historic level.  

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Wrestling Round Robin at Waco

Posted: Wednesday, December 14th, 2011 at 10:28 am

Wayland, IA – Waco hosted Highland, English Valleys, and Sigourney/Keota in a round robin tournament last night. 

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Tuesday Night Basketball Finals

Posted: Wednesday, December 14th, 2011 at 10:22 am

Final scores for all the area teams in action last night…

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Lone Tree Ends IMS’ 63-Game Conference Win Streak

Posted: Wednesday, December 14th, 2011 at 10:10 am

Lone Tree, IA – Lone Tree improved to 6-0 with an 82-75 win over IMS, sending them to their second straight loss and ending IMS’ 63-game conference win streak that dated back to 2007.

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Demons Dominate Durant

Posted: Wednesday, December 14th, 2011 at 9:58 am

Washington, IA – The Washington Girls basketball team took home a 64-17 win last night to improve to 4-1 behind 19 points from Sydney Greiner who finished two rebounds shy of a double-double.

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Golden Hawks Break Through, Sweep Tipton

Posted: Wednesday, December 14th, 2011 at 8:26 am

Tipton, IA – The Mid-Prairie boys and girls basketball teams both posted big road conference wins Tuesday night.

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December 14, 2011

Posted: Wednesday, December 14th, 2011 at 8:02 am

Birthday winner — Sandy Weller of Washington

Washington County Man Sentenced on Federal Drug Charges

Posted: Wednesday, December 14th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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A Washington County man has been sentenced for his connection to federal drug charges.  

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High Speed Chase Leads to Arrest

Posted: Wednesday, December 14th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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A Washington man has been arrested after a weekend high-speed chase.  

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Board of Supervisors Recommend Budget Guidelines

Posted: Wednesday, December 14th, 2011 at 6:27 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors have set a guideline for next year’s county budget.  

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School Board Meeting Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, December 14th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Washington Community School Board is meeting tonight and during their meeting they will hear an update on the high school construction project from Dan Culp.  

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Man with Washington and Southeast Iowa ties Graduates from Basic Combat Training

Posted: Wednesday, December 14th, 2011 at 6:25 am

A man with Washington and Southeast Iowa ties has graduated from basic combat training.  

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3rd Grade Reading Retention

Posted: Wednesday, December 14th, 2011 at 6:24 am

Gov. Terry Branstad will be proposing new education reforms in January next year.

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Ladder Safety while Hanging Lights

Posted: Wednesday, December 14th, 2011 at 6:23 am

Every Year, around 300 people die and 130,000 are injured while using a ladder. A lot of those are when homeowners are trying to hang Christmas Decorations.

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Mitten Tree Donations Being Accepted Through Thursday

Posted: Wednesday, December 14th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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Thursday is the last day for donations to the Mitten Tree in the Washington Public Library.  

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Innovative Calendar for Mid-Prairie

Posted: Wednesday, December 14th, 2011 at 6:21 am

Mid-Prairie Schools have adopted an innovative calendar for next year.

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High Speed Chase Leads to Arrest

Posted: Tuesday, December 13th, 2011 at 4:50 pm

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A Washington man has been arrested after a weekend high-speed chase.  

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Alice M. Lord

Posted: Tuesday, December 13th, 2011 at 12:10 pm

Funeral services for 92 year old Alice M. Lord of Ainsworth will be held at 10:30 Saturday at the Jones-Eden Funeral Home.  

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