Archive for January, 2012

Chamber Annual Dinner Nomination Forms

Posted: Monday, January 30th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Washington Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for recognitions at their annual banquet coming in March.  

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Risk Management Education Course Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, January 30th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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The Washington County Extension is hosting a workshop tomorrow for pork producers.  

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Scholarships Available for Attending College This Fall

Posted: Monday, January 30th, 2012 at 6:22 am

High school seniors in Washington County attending or planning to attend college in the fall have a chance at some scholarship money.  

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Marr Park Fly Fishing Knot Class

Posted: Monday, January 30th, 2012 at 6:21 am

There will be a class on Fly Fishing knots at Marr Park in February. This class will be led by Steve Anderson, Director of the Washington County Conservation Board.

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Iva Jarrard

Posted: Sunday, January 29th, 2012 at 1:13 pm

Funeral services for 97 year-old Iva Jarrard of Lone Tree will be at 11:00 on Wednesday at the United Presbyterian Church in Lone Tree.

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January 29, 2012

Posted: Sunday, January 29th, 2012 at 7:43 am

Birthday Winner – Jeff Hough of West Chester

January 28, 2012

Posted: Sunday, January 29th, 2012 at 7:42 am

Birthday Winner – Amanda Blakely

Main St. Recieves $50,000 Grant

Posted: Sunday, January 29th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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Washington has been given a $50,000 grant from Main St. Iowa. The Main St. Iowa Program is an organization that provides funding to towns in Iowa for building renovation.

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New Alive After Five Event This Week

Posted: Sunday, January 29th, 2012 at 6:28 am

An Alive After Five event is being held this week for the first time at a new location.  

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Risk Management Education Course Tuesday

Posted: Sunday, January 29th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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The Washington County Extension is hosting a workshop Tuesday for pork producers.  

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Iowa Mennonite School FFA Program Receives Grant

Posted: Sunday, January 29th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Iowa Mennonite School’s FFA Program was one of six Iowa FFA chapters to receive a $1,500 grant from the Iowa Food and Family Project.

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WCSD Van Accident

Posted: Saturday, January 28th, 2012 at 10:46 am

Washington Community School District Superintendent Dr. Mike Jorgenson and Washington High School Principal Erik Buchholz tell KCII news that a Washington Community School District van transporting cheerleaders to a wrestling event in Fairfield was involved in a rollover accident at around 9:30 Saturday morning near Pleasant Plain due to thick glaze of ice on are roadways. Both have told KCII news that there are no serious injuries as a result of the crash, one girl was taken to the hospital as a precaution and x-rays have shown no injuries. Stay tuned to KCII for more information as it becomes official.

Friday Basketball Recap

Posted: Saturday, January 28th, 2012 at 9:40 am

All 20 area boys and girls teams were in action Friday on the hardwood, including an additional matchup of two 1st-place teams…

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Law Enforcement Make Two Arrests Thursday

Posted: Saturday, January 28th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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Two arrests have been made in relation to a search warrant made Thursday.  

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Multiple Reports of Vandalism Thursday in Washington

Posted: Saturday, January 28th, 2012 at 6:29 am

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During the day Thursday, the Washington County Safety center received twelve reports of vandalism within the city of Washington.  

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National Guard Education Funding on to Branstad

Posted: Saturday, January 28th, 2012 at 6:27 am

As previously reported, the National guard announced that they would have to cut the financial aid given to its members from 90% to 50%. The Senate Appropriations Committee unanimously agreed that they would re-appropriate $1.3 million in funding to help fund financial aid to the guardsmen who need it.

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Easier Shopping for Grocery Shoppers

Posted: Saturday, January 28th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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For grocery story customers wishing for easier and faster shopping, there is an app for that.  

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How the Iowa Department of Transportation Updates Road Conditions

Posted: Saturday, January 28th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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The Iowa Department of Transportation wants to pass along information on how they update their road information.  

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New Cell Phone Rule at MP Middle School

Posted: Saturday, January 28th, 2012 at 6:24 am

Cell phones have changed society drastically, and especially with kids, cell phones are becoming an increasingly bigger part of day to day life. The Pew Research Center did a study that found 75% of kids 12-17 have a cell phone. Mid-Prairie Middle School has found an interesting way of dealing with cell phones in schools.

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