Archive for January, 2012

Annual Pancake Day Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, January 10th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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The Washington Fire Department’s Annual Pancake Day is happening tomorrow.  

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Keota Council Meeting

Posted: Tuesday, January 10th, 2012 at 6:21 am

Keota will have a City Council meeting tonight before they attend a training session with the fire department to approve two contracts.

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Andrea Jean Greiner

Posted: Tuesday, January 10th, 2012 at 4:51 am

Celebration of life services for 32 year old Andrea Jean Greiner of Williamsburg, formerly of Keota will be held at 10:30 Thursday at the United Church of Faith in Keota.  

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Law Enforcement Releases Location of Kalona Business Owner’s Vehicle

Posted: Monday, January 9th, 2012 at 12:01 pm

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According to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation, the car of 45 year old Sharon Ruth Hopf of Crawfordsville was found at an abandoned home located just outside of Wright City, Missouri, about 30 miles west of St. Louis, Missouri.  

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Gary Curtis Invitational Recap

Posted: Monday, January 9th, 2012 at 8:43 am

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Riverside, IA – Four area teams wrestled Saturday in the Gary Curtis Invitational hosted by Highland. 

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Mid Prairie Shows Well at CCA Classic

Posted: Monday, January 9th, 2012 at 8:40 am

Oxford, IA – Mid Prairie wrestled in a six-team round robin over the weekend at the CCA Classic against Clear Creek, English Valleys, Central City, and Iowa City.  

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January 9, 2012

Posted: Monday, January 9th, 2012 at 8:04 am

Birthday winner — Roberta Wilson of Kalona

Clarence L. Gingerich

Posted: Monday, January 9th, 2012 at 7:03 am

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A celebration of life service for 76 year old Clarence L. Gingerich of Kalona will be held at 10:30 Wednesday at the Kalona United Methodist Church.  

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Car of Missing Kalona Business Owner Found

Posted: Monday, January 9th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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Washington County Sheriff’s Office officials are reporting that Sharon Hopf’s vehicle has been located in the St. Louis, Missouri area.  

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Board of Supervisors Start Bond Purchasing Process

Posted: Monday, January 9th, 2012 at 6:29 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are beginning the process tomorrow to start the purchase agreement for the county’s General Obligation Correctional Facility Bonds.  

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Christina Hixson Award Available

Posted: Monday, January 9th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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

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Christmas Tree Pickup and Drop Off Ends Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, January 9th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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The final day to drop off real Christmas trees or to have them picked up is tomorrow.  

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Superintendent Has Thoughts on Governor’s Education Proposals

Posted: Monday, January 9th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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Governor Terry Branstad unveiled his final education recommendations recently and Washington Schools Superintendent Dr. Mike Jorgensen says the proposal is similar to what was revealed last summer.  

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Volunteer Day of Service Coming Up

Posted: Monday, January 9th, 2012 at 6:24 am

Local volunteers are encouraged to take part in a day of service next Monday as part of the Martin Luther King Junior Holiday.  

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Lower Deer Harvest Numbers

Posted: Monday, January 9th, 2012 at 6:22 am

There were less deer for hunters this deer hunting season. Wes Gould, the Game Warden for Keokuk and Washington County, says hunters have reported seeing less deer than previous seasons. He says there are a number of reasons for the lower numbers.

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Wellman Council Meeting Tonight

Posted: Monday, January 9th, 2012 at 6:21 am

The Wellman City Council will have their regular meeting tonight. But not everything about this meeting will be regular.

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Sewer and Septic Open House in Ainsworth this Week

Posted: Monday, January 9th, 2012 at 6:21 am

The IDNR is hosting open houses across the state to inform small communities about their options for waste water treatment. Ainsworth will host the open house for this part of the state.

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Charles William Horning

Posted: Sunday, January 8th, 2012 at 6:31 pm

Celebration of life services for 85 year old Charles William Horning of rural Keota will be held at 10:30 Wednesday at the Powell Funeral Home in Keota.  

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Michael B. McFeeley

Posted: Sunday, January 8th, 2012 at 1:10 pm

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Memorial Services for 72 year old Michael B. McFeeley of Kalona will be at 1:00 Saturday afternoon at the Full Gospel Revival Center in Kalona.  

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BREAKING NEWS: Car of Missing Crawfordsville Woman Found

Posted: Sunday, January 8th, 2012 at 1:07 pm

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Washington County Sheriff’s Office officials are reporting that Sharon Hopf’s vehicle has been located in the St. Louis, Missouri area.  

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