Archive for March, 2012

Busy Week Ahead for Area Track Teams

Posted: Saturday, March 31st, 2012 at 10:10 am

12 of the area track coaches joined us on the Coaches Corner Saturday morning following the first week of outdoor track season

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March 31, 2012

Posted: Saturday, March 31st, 2012 at 8:03 am

Birthday winner — Tori Bush, 11 of Washington

Anniversary winners — William and Audrey Gritter, 61 years of Keota

Wayne Buster

Posted: Saturday, March 31st, 2012 at 7:17 am

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Funeral Services for 87 year old Wayne Buster of Grandview will be held at 10:30 on Tuesday at the Community Bible Church in Grandview.

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Douglas Nardy

Posted: Saturday, March 31st, 2012 at 7:16 am

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Funeral Services for 60 year old Douglas Nardy of Washington will be held at 10am Tuesday at St. James Church.

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Washington County’s Unemployment Rate Unchanged in February

Posted: Saturday, March 31st, 2012 at 6:30 am

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February’s unemployment figures have been released by the Iowa Workforce Development and Washington County’s rate stays the same from last month.  

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Property Taxes Due Monday

Posted: Saturday, March 31st, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The second half real estate and mobile home taxes are due Monday.

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Footloose Friday and Shoe Drive Event Held

Posted: Saturday, March 31st, 2012 at 6:26 am

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A new event took place around the square in Washington yesterday to promote exercise.

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Less Than One Week Left to Sign Up for Conservation Reserve Program

Posted: Saturday, March 31st, 2012 at 6:25 am

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The time to sign up for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) is about to end.

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Kalona Council to Discuss WCRF Grants

Posted: Saturday, March 31st, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Kalona City Council will meet on Monday and discuss several Washington County Riverboat Foundation Grants. The grants will be fore a summer reading program, campground improvements, restrooms at the park, outfield fencing for the baseball diamonds, and a fire truck for the fire department.

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Some Employers Asking for Facebook Passwords in Interviews

Posted: Saturday, March 31st, 2012 at 6:23 am

The US Department of Justice is looking in to the legality of asking for a Facebook password in a job interview. The practice has been growing in popularity among employers, who use the password to look at Facebook accounts that are set as private.

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Animal Industry Scholarship Deadline Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, March 31st, 2012 at 6:22 am

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Scholarships applications for upcoming college freshmen or current undergraduates at Iowa State University majoring in animal science or animal industry related field are due tomorrow for current undergraduates.  

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Community Bank Makes Large Donation to Louisa Fairgrounds

Posted: Saturday, March 31st, 2012 at 6:21 am

The Louisa County Fairground will hopefully have a new addition soon. The Fair Board is gathering capital to build a Youth Center at the fairgrounds. Community Bank donated $25,000 to the cause.

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Fish Fry, Brighton Lions

Posted: Saturday, March 31st, 2012 at 12:27 am

Title: Fish Fry, Brighton Lions
Description: The Brighton Lions are holding their annual fish fry on Friday, April 13th from 5 to 7:30 pm at the Brighton Community Building. Stop by and try their famous deep fried fish, baked potatoes, and desserts. All profits will be put towards community projects.
Date: 2012-04-13

Easter Breakfast Buffet

Posted: Saturday, March 31st, 2012 at 12:25 am

Title: Easter Breakfast Buffet
Description: There will be an easter weekend breakfast on Saturday, April 7th at the Ainsworth Community Center. The cost is $7 per person, and children 10 and under eat free. Serving starts at 7 and goes until 9. There will be plenty of food choices, and some easter surprises as well.
Date: 2012-04-07

Washington Page

Posted: Friday, March 30th, 2012 at 11:01 am

Debbie Stanton from the Washington Public Library lists several events going on at the library in April.

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In Touch With Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, March 30th, 2012 at 11:00 am

Mid-Prairie Transportation Director Steve Hollan and Washington School District Transportation Director Woody Harden talk about background checks for bus drivers.

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Wanted-Dog grooming

Posted: Friday, March 30th, 2012 at 9:51 am

Wanted
Dog grooming
641-660-0921

Wanted-Bib overalls

Posted: Friday, March 30th, 2012 at 9:50 am

Wanted
bib overalls, size 42 or bigger
319-653-2675

Wanted-Red Bud trees

Posted: Friday, March 30th, 2012 at 9:49 am

Wanted
Small Red Bed trees
319-461-4913

Wanted-Sheep shears

Posted: Friday, March 30th, 2012 at 9:48 am

Wanted
Electric sheep shears
319-461-8515