Archive for December, 2011

Library Receives Newly Refurbished Computers

Posted: Monday, December 12th, 2011 at 6:26 am

The Washington Public Library has just received some newly refurbished computers for library patrons to use.  

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New Parking Spots at Washington High School

Posted: Monday, December 12th, 2011 at 6:25 am

Some new parking spots are being offered at the Washington High School designated for senior citizens.  

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Tips for Picking and Caring of Poinsettias

Posted: Monday, December 12th, 2011 at 6:24 am

This is the time of year that poinsettias are available and picking the right one for you might be difficult.  

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Food Banks in Need

Posted: Monday, December 12th, 2011 at 6:23 am

It’s the season of giving and local food banks are looking for donations.

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GPA Requirement for Teachers

Posted: Monday, December 12th, 2011 at 6:22 am

Governor Terry Branstad has proposed a GPA requirement for prospective teachers who are applying to Iowa’s colleges.

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Rededication Ceremony for Fairfield Operational Maintenance Shop

Posted: Monday, December 12th, 2011 at 6:21 am
Congressman Dave Loebsack; Major General Timothy Orr, the Adjutant General of Iowa; Mayor Ed Malloy, City of<br />
Fairfield.  Photo courtesy:  Army Sgt.<br />
Chad D. Nelson, Iowa National GuardCongressman Dave Loebsack; Major General Timothy Orr, the Adjutant General of Iowa; Mayor Ed Malloy, City of
Fairfield. Photo courtesy: Army Sgt.
Chad D. Nelson, Iowa National Guard

The Iowa National Guard hosted a rededication ceremony for Field Maintenance Shop #12 in Fairfield.The facility renovated as part of a 1.9 million dollar project.

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Baker, Helen

Posted: Sunday, December 11th, 2011 at 10:03 pm

Funeral services for Helen Baker of Richland are planned for 11:00 Tuesday at the Gould Funeral Home in Richland.

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December 11, 2011

Posted: Sunday, December 11th, 2011 at 7:34 am

Birthday winner- Fawn Macracken of Washington, 44

New Senior Citizen Parking Spots at High School

Posted: Sunday, December 11th, 2011 at 6:30 am

The Washington School District is offering new parking spots for senior citizens.  

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Snowmobile and ATV Renewal Period Ending Soon

Posted: Sunday, December 11th, 2011 at 6:28 am

Owners of snowmobiles and ATVs still have time to renew their registrations.  

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Local Farmer on Soybean Board

Posted: Sunday, December 11th, 2011 at 6:23 am

Larry Marek, a Riverside farmer and former State Representative, has been installed as the Director of the United Soybean Board.

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Fairfield Maintenance Shop Ceremony

Posted: Sunday, December 11th, 2011 at 6:22 am
Congressman Dave Loebsack; Major General Timothy Orr, the Adjutant General of Iowa; Mayor Ed Malloy, City of<br />
Fairfield.  Photo courtesy:  Army Sgt.<br />
Chad D. Nelson, Iowa National GuardCongressman Dave Loebsack; Major General Timothy Orr, the Adjutant General of Iowa; Mayor Ed Malloy, City of
Fairfield. Photo courtesy: Army Sgt.
Chad D. Nelson, Iowa National Guard

The Iowa National Guard hosted a rededication ceremony for Field Maintenance Shop #12 in Fairfield.

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December 10, 2011

Posted: Saturday, December 10th, 2011 at 8:01 am

Birthday winner — Amanda Beachy, 28 of Washington

Anniversary winners — Julie and Dick Wells of West Chester

Friday Night Finals

Posted: Saturday, December 10th, 2011 at 7:22 am

Friday night was a busy night on the hardwood.  Here’s some boys and girls updated final scores.

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Regals Sweep Hawks

Posted: Saturday, December 10th, 2011 at 7:19 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks fell in boys and girls basketball to Iowa City Regina Friday night in a Cedar Valley conference doubleheader in Wellman.

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Riverside Man Trial Delayed

Posted: Saturday, December 10th, 2011 at 6:30 am

The trial of a Riverside man accused of murder has been delayed.  

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Political Campaign Coming to Washington

Posted: Saturday, December 10th, 2011 at 6:28 am

A presidential candidate struggling in the polls is hoping to jumpstart his campaign by conducting a barnstorming tour of the state next week.  

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New Volleyball Club Starts Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, December 10th, 2011 at 6:26 am

The Crooked Creek Christian Camp is starting a new club tomorrow.  

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Last Chance to Enjoy a Christmas Celebration in a Historic Washington House

Posted: Saturday, December 10th, 2011 at 6:25 am
Photo Courtesy:  Washington County Historical SocietyPhoto Courtesy: Washington County Historical Society

This weekend is the last chance to attend the Washington County Historical Society’s presentation of a program showcasing the Conger House in Washington.  

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2012 Garbage Can Stickers Available

Posted: Saturday, December 10th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The annual trash can stickers for 2012 are available for purchase in Washington.  

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