Archive for February, 2012

Missing Man Found Dead in Washington County

Posted: Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012 at 5:23 pm

A man reported missing on yesterday has been found dead in Washington County. The incident is now a suicide investigation. The 64 year old man was reported missing after he left his residence around 8 am on Tuesday, and was then unaccounted for.

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Wellman Hires New Employees

Posted: Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012 at 8:50 am

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The city of Wellman has hired two new employees.  

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Controversy over Splash Pad in Riverside

Posted: Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012 at 8:37 am

A large crowd was in attendance at last night’s council meeting in Riverside to address a hot topic. 

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#6 Keota Tops Rival Sigourney; Top-Ranked Danville Next

Posted: Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012 at 8:36 am

For the third time this season, Sigourney and Keota squared off, this time for a chance to head to the district championship, and for the third time Keota came away with the win, improving to 23-0 with a 48-40 win.

The Savages (14-9) led 25-21 at the half, but Keota (23-0) started the third quarter on an 8-1 run to take the lead 29-26.  Sigourney trailed by three mid-way through the fourth, but Luke Lyle hit two free throws with 31 second left to seal the win for the Eagles.  Lyle would finish with nine points.  Casey Sieren led Keota with 16 points, 13 in the first half but Trevor Draisey picked up the scoring, scoring 11 of his 12 points after the break.  Sigourney was led in scoring by Andrew Fritz with 12; Brandon Stuhr had 11.

Keota will face top-ranked Danville, 65-47 winners over Holy Trinity, in the district championsihp Thursday in Burlington.  The Bears ended Keota’s state hopes last year in the sub-state round.

Forbes Scores 37; Lone Tree Fights Off CVC

Posted: Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012 at 8:09 am

Lone Tree jumped out to a 29-15 halftime lead and staved off a furious second half comeback attempt from the Huskies en-route to a trip to the district championship game with a 76-63 win over Cedar Valley Christian.

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February 22, 2012

Posted: Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012 at 8:03 am

Birthday winner — Dave Bell of Washington

IMS All Over HLV

Posted: Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012 at 7:51 am

IMS continued their postseason roll Tuesday night with a 75-43 win over HLV at Hillcrest Union in Kalona.

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Washington County Board of Supervisors Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors met yesterday morning and they heard the annual update from the Washington County Fair Board to start off the meeting.

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Gas Prices at a High While Lawmakers Look at Gas Tax Increase

Posted: Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012 at 6:28 am

Gas prices are at a high for this time of the year all over the country, with increases up to 25 cents a gallon. But the price of gas could see another increase, because lawmakers in Iowa are looking at increasing the gas tax eight to ten cents a gallon over two years.

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City Council Continues Budget Discussion

Posted: Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012 at 6:27 am

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The Washington City Council met last night and held a public hearing regarding the west side interceptor project. 

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Senator Grassley Visiting the Area Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012 at 6:26 am

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United States Senator Chuck Grassley has a planned two visits in southeast Iowa tomorrow.  

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Chamber Day at Capitol Successful

Posted: Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012 at 6:25 am

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The Washington and Fairfield Chambers of Commerce had a very busy day yesterday in Des Moines. 

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Kalona Looks to Aquire B4 Building

Posted: Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012 at 6:24 am

The City of Kalona is seeking the acquisition of the B4 building, which currently houses Grandma’s Corner Shop.

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City Park Board to Meet Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012 at 6:23 am

The Washington City Park Board is meeting tonight and they will be discussing some projects as part of their meeting.  

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Columbus Junction City Council Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012 at 6:22 am

The city of Columbus Junction will have their council meeting tonight. They will hold a public hearing for the proposed city budget for 2012-2013.

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Deadline Approaching to Apply for Scholarships

Posted: Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012 at 6:21 am

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The deadline is approaching for high school seniors wishing to pursue a degree in agriculture to apply for scholarships.  

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Mercedes Naomi Miller

Posted: Tuesday, February 21st, 2012 at 10:01 pm

Visitation for 89 year old Mercedes Naomi Miller of Los Angeles, California, formerly of Washington will be held at 10:00 Saturday, March 24th at the Jones-Eden Funeral Home.  

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Kalona Looks at B4 Building

Posted: Tuesday, February 21st, 2012 at 4:13 pm

The City of Kalona is seeking the acquisition of the B4 building, which currently houses Grandma’s Corner Shop and Everyone’s Clothing. The businesses will be closing down, and the city is looking to rehabilitate the 7,000 square foot building into a “well defined public space”.

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Washington County Board of Supervisors Meeting

Posted: Tuesday, February 21st, 2012 at 10:33 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors met this morning. They heard the annual update from the Washington County Fair Board to start off the meeting.

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Wanted-Rim & Tire and Lumber

Posted: Tuesday, February 21st, 2012 at 9:16 am

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