Archive for January, 2012

Mildred “Millie” Palmer

Posted: Monday, January 23rd, 2012 at 7:30 am

Celebration of life services for 77 year old Mildred “Millie” Palmer of Washington will be held at 10:30 Thursday at the Beatty Funeral Home in Washington.  

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Board of Supervisors Set to Meet Tomorrow

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

The Washington County Board of Supervisors are meeting tomorrow and will hear the annual update from Paws & More Animal Shelter as part of their meeting.  

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Legislative Briefing Saturday Draws Many

Posted: Monday, January 23rd, 2012 at 6:28 am

The Washington Chamber of Commerce hosted a big event this weekend with its first Legislative Briefing Saturday morning.

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Live Healthy Iowa 100 Day Challenge Starts Today

Posted: Monday, January 23rd, 2012 at 6:26 am

Live Healthy Iowa’s 100 day challenge starts today and Washington County Public Health is encouraging everyone to take part in it this year.  

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Performers Showcase at Library Highlights Various Acts

Posted: Monday, January 23rd, 2012 at 6:25 am
Tina Rohde and Colleen Shaskin with the Wonder WeaversTina Rohde and Colleen Shaskin with the Wonder Weavers

The Washington Public Library was busy on Saturday highlighting entertainment for children.  

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Wellman Council Meeting Tonight

Posted: Monday, January 23rd, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Wellman City Council will meet tonight. They’ll be discussing a proposed water revenue tax agreement and a general obligation bond agreement.

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Heifer Clinic in Richland

Posted: Monday, January 23rd, 2012 at 6:23 am

The ISU Extension will host a heifer clinic in Richland on February 7th.

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Crooked Creek Christian Camp Hosting Food and Farming Conference

Posted: Monday, January 23rd, 2012 at 6:22 am

Crooked Creek Christian Camp is getting ready to host a conference related to food sustainability.  

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Keokuk County Supervisors Look Forward at 2013 Budget

Posted: Monday, January 23rd, 2012 at 6:21 am

The Keokuk County Board of Supervisors met on Thursday night to look at the budget needs for 2013. They heard from all of their departments during a meeting that went from 8am to 2pm.

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January 22, 2012

Posted: Sunday, January 22nd, 2012 at 7:43 am

Birthday Winner – Dan Moeller of Washington, 51

Anniversary Winners – Dean and Linda Wilson, 30 years

Board of Supervisors Meeting Tuesday

Posted: Sunday, January 22nd, 2012 at 6:30 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors are meeting Tuesday and as part of their meeting they will be hearing an annual update and a request for services funding from Paws & More Animal Shelter.  

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Natural Resource Protection Funding Available

Posted: Sunday, January 22nd, 2012 at 6:28 am

Funds are available for those wishing to protect Iowa’s natural resources.  

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Keokuk County Supervisors Look at 2013 Budget

Posted: Sunday, January 22nd, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Keokuk Board of Supervisors met on Thursday night to look at the budget needs for 2013. They heard from all of their departments during a meeting that went from 8am to 2pm.

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Preventative Health Screening in Kalona

Posted: Sunday, January 22nd, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Kalona Chamber of Commerce will host a preventative health care screening on February 8th. It’s a chance for residents to get checked out for heart and lung problems.

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Friday Basketball Recap

Posted: Saturday, January 21st, 2012 at 11:00 am

There’s 14 games featuring the 10 area teams on the docket tonight.

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Mid Morning Auto Accident in Washington Yesterday

Posted: Saturday, January 21st, 2012 at 6:30 am

An auto accident in Washington about 7:15 yesterday morning has sent the driver to the hospital.  

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Google Teams Coming to Washington

Posted: Saturday, January 21st, 2012 at 6:28 am

A team of website builders is coming to Washington next month.  

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Branstad Asks IDOT for $50 Million in Savings

Posted: Saturday, January 21st, 2012 at 6:26 am

Governor Terry Branstad has asked the Iowa Department of Transportation to find $50 million dollars in savings to be put towards road repairs through the Road Use Tax Fund.

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Lead Shot Ban Rejected by Senate Committee

Posted: Saturday, January 21st, 2012 at 6:25 am

The Senate Natural Resources and Environment committee has rejected a proposed ban on the use of lead shot for mourning dove hunting.

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Road Crews Always Ready For Winter

Posted: Saturday, January 21st, 2012 at 6:24 am

When winter weather approaches, the Iowa Department of Transportation is ready to tackle the challenge of clearing the roads.  

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