Archive for February, 2012

Marr Park Trail Construction Planned

Posted: Saturday, February 11th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Marr Park in Ainsworth has several new additions in the works. Director of the County Conservation Board Steve Anderson says they have expanded the campgrounds, and are almost finished with that project.

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Lone Tree School Honored by ACT

Posted: Saturday, February 11th, 2012 at 6:22 am

Lone Tree High School is one of 50 schools across the Midwest to be honored by ACT, Inc. They are included on ACT’s list of Red Quill award winners.

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Registrations for Upcoming Dodgeball Tournament

Posted: Saturday, February 11th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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The Washington County 4-H is getting ready to host a dodgeball tournament next month.  

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BREAKING NEWS: Case Dismissed Against Keokuk County Sheriff

Posted: Friday, February 10th, 2012 at 10:45 am

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The case against the Keokuk County Sheriff charged for operating while intoxicated has been dismissed.  

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Give Away-Dog

Posted: Friday, February 10th, 2012 at 9:34 am

Give Away
Lhasa Apso dog, neutered male, prefers adults
863-3284

Wanted-Dash from Dodge Ram

Posted: Friday, February 10th, 2012 at 9:33 am

Wanted
Dash from 1999 Dodge Ram pickup SLT Laramis, Black
319-461-5454

Well Pump

Posted: Friday, February 10th, 2012 at 9:32 am

For Sale
Well pump – $125
319-461-5454

Reclining Chair

Posted: Friday, February 10th, 2012 at 9:31 am

For Sale
Clean reclining chair
319-330-9557

Walker, Wheelchair & End tables

Posted: Friday, February 10th, 2012 at 9:30 am

For Sale
Wheelchair
Walker
End tables
319-591-1497

Utility Trailer

Posted: Friday, February 10th, 2012 at 9:29 am

For Sale
Utility trailer, 8’x4′ – $200
319-653-5048

Total Gym

Posted: Friday, February 10th, 2012 at 9:28 am

For Sale
1700 Series Total Gym – $250
319-325-5446

Phone, Printers, Scanners & Monitors

Posted: Friday, February 10th, 2012 at 9:27 am

For Sale
Panasonice -phone, Compact paper, fax & copier w/brand new ink cartiage & manual
Hewlett Packard 697C  printer
Visionee paperPort Scanner
16 in ViewSonic monitor
319-461-1837

IMS Girls Advance

Posted: Friday, February 10th, 2012 at 8:08 am

IMS proved how difficult it is to beat a team three times as they eliminated Lone Tree from post season girls basketball play last night with a 53-38 road win.

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February 10, 2011

Posted: Friday, February 10th, 2012 at 8:04 am

Birthday winner — Erica Widmer of Iowa City

Future Growth of Washington Public Meeting Draws Large Crowd

Posted: Friday, February 10th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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A large group of people gathered to hear about the future growth of Washington last night.  

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Washington School Board Hears Construction Update and Approves Calendar

Posted: Friday, February 10th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The Washington School Board met last night and heard from Dan Culp the latest on the construction of the new high school as part of the meeting.  

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Local Attorneys Appointed as Judicial Nominating Commissioners

Posted: Friday, February 10th, 2012 at 6:26 am

The state Court Administrator has certified newly elected attorneys as members of the District Judicial Nominating Commission.  

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Branstad Looks to Change Allowable Growth in Schools

Posted: Friday, February 10th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Governor Terry Branstad has been looking at allowable growth in schools, as the Senate approved a 4% allowable growth for the 2013-2014 school year. Mid-Prairie and Keota Superintendent Mark Schneider explains that allowable growth is based on cost per student.

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Commercial Property Tax Reform Faces Tough Senate Odds

Posted: Friday, February 10th, 2012 at 6:24 am

As previously reported, lawmakers are looking at reducing the percent of taxes collected from commercial properties from 100 to 40%. On Wednesday night, a the House Ways and Means Committee approved the bill.

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Columbus Schools Holding Last of Four Meetings

Posted: Friday, February 10th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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The Columbus Community School Board of Education had 4 meetings this week. They purpose of these meetings was to interview potential candidates for the superintendent position.

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