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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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

Men’s Bike

Posted: Friday, March 30th, 2012 at 9:47 am

For Sale
Men’s Schwinn bike – $15
319-653-6367

Ab machine & Boat trailer

Posted: Friday, March 30th, 2012 at 9:46 am

For Sale
Boat trailer, 16ft – 4125
Ab machine – $50
319-591-0603

March 30, 2012

Posted: Friday, March 30th, 2012 at 9:45 am

Birthday Winner – Dixie Young
Anniversary Winners – Duane & Maxine Mast of Kalona

Boys’ and Girls’ Track Results

Posted: Friday, March 30th, 2012 at 7:48 am

The Washington Demon girls track team finished first in Mediapolis yesterday with 105 points, edging out the hosts by six.  Columbus Community finished in third with 94 points while WACO finished seventh.

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