Archive for February, 2012

Stewart School Hosting Preschool Registration Night

Posted: Monday, February 27th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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Stewart Elementary School in Washington is hosting a preschool registration night next month.  

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February 26, 2012

Posted: Sunday, February 26th, 2012 at 7:33 am

Birthday Winner – Max Smith of Washington

Funnel Week Comes to an End

Posted: Sunday, February 26th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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Funnel Week has come to an end for State Lawmakers. Funnel week is a deadline set for any bills hoping to get passed. The bills must make it out of committee by the end of the week to be debated on the House or Senate floors.

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Food and Farming Conference This Week

Posted: Sunday, February 26th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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A conference related to food sustainability is coming up this week at Crooked Creek Christian Camp.  

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Mid-Prairie School Meeting

Posted: Sunday, February 26th, 2012 at 6:26 am

Mid-Prairie Schools will have a meeting Monday night. They will have a special presentation to honor retirees.

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Alive After Five Event This Week

Posted: Sunday, February 26th, 2012 at 6:25 am

An Alive After Five event is being held this week to celebrate a business’ milestone anniversary.  

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IMS Advances to State

Posted: Saturday, February 25th, 2012 at 9:06 pm

The IMS Boys Basketball team advanced to their second straight tournament Saturday night with a 55-39 win over Gladbrook-Reinbeck in the substate round of the postseason at Cedar Rapids Prairie High School.

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WRAP Luncheon

Posted: Saturday, February 25th, 2012 at 5:15 pm

Title: WRAP Luncheon
Description: The Wellness Recovery Action Plan will have a Tune-Up Luncheon on Friday, April 13th and Friday, April 27th. Both Luncheons will start at 10:30 and end at 3:30. To register call Theresa Pierce at 563-542-9103.
Date: 2012-04-27

WRAP Luncheon

Posted: Saturday, February 25th, 2012 at 5:15 pm

Title: WRAP Luncheon
Description: The Wellness Recovery Action Plan will have a Tune-Up Luncheon on Friday, April 13th and Friday, April 27th. Both Luncheons will start at 10:30 and end at 3:30. To register call Theresa Pierce at 563-542-9103.
Date: 2012-04-13

Taco Supper

Posted: Saturday, February 25th, 2012 at 5:15 pm

Title: Taco Supper
Description: The Oakville UMW Promise Circle is hosting their 24th Annual Taco Supper at the Oakville Community Building on Saturday, March 10th from 5 to 7:30 pm. Free will donations will benefit the Chad and Bridgette Ball Family.
Date: 2012-03-10

Pancake and Sausage Day

Posted: Saturday, February 25th, 2012 at 5:14 pm

Title: Pancake and Sausage Day
Description: Washington County Citizens with Disabilities is having a Pancake and Suasage day on Wednesday from 11 to 1pm, and from 4:30 to 7pm at the KC Hall in Washington. Tickets are $7 in advance for adults, $8 at the door, and $5 in advance for children under 10, $6 at the door. Tickets are available at all Washington banks.
Date: 2012-02-29

Friends of Lake Darling Brunch

Posted: Saturday, February 25th, 2012 at 5:12 pm

Title: Friends of Lake Darling Brunch
Description: The Friends of Lake Darling are hosting a brunch on Sunday, March 18th at the Lake Darling State Park Lodge. The meal is being provided by Café Dodici. Serving is from 11 to 2pm. Contact Fay Vittetoe at 319-694-2815 for more information.
Date: 2012-02-18

Keota QRS Breakfast

Posted: Saturday, February 25th, 2012 at 5:12 pm

Title: Keota QRS Breakfast
Description: The Keota QRS will host a breakfast on Sunday, March 4th from 7:30 to 1:00. Free will donations will be accepted. It’s taking place at St. Mary’s Hall in Keota.
Date: 2012-03-04

Cleone Williams

Posted: Saturday, February 25th, 2012 at 12:03 pm

Funeral services for 88 year old Cleone Williams of Sigourney will be held at 10:00 Wednesday morning at Powell Funeral Home in Sigourney.

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Wanted

Posted: Saturday, February 25th, 2012 at 8:05 am

Old Portable Tv

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For Sale

Posted: Saturday, February 25th, 2012 at 8:04 am

-Antique Chest and Drawer combination desk

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For Sale

Posted: Saturday, February 25th, 2012 at 8:03 am

Singer Sewing Machine

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February 25, 2012

Posted: Saturday, February 25th, 2012 at 8:01 am

Birthday winner — Dakoda Flory

“K2″ Bill Passes House Committee

Posted: Saturday, February 25th, 2012 at 6:30 am

The synthetic drug K2 mimics the effects of marijuana, and has been banned in Iowa before. But it is still available because manufacturers can simply change the formula slightly, and the new drug isn’t banned by the bill. After three students in a Des Moines High School were hospitalized, legislatures have acted on the issue.

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Undocumented Worker Bill Clears Committee

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

As previously reported by KCII, lawmakers are looking at a bill that would require businesses to screen workers through the federal E-Verify program, and also allows anonymous complaints to be made against businesses about potential illegal workers which would then have to be investigated by County Attorneys or Local Police. The bill, House File 2156 has cleared the House Judiciary Committee, and is now available for debate in the House.

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