Archive for March, 2012

SMART Board Donation to Home School Association

Posted: Thursday, March 22nd, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The Mid-Prairie Home School Association has received a SMART Board from the Washington Hy-Vee.  A SMART Board is an interactive white board that uses touch detection for user input.

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Volunteers Needed for Grant Initiative Next Week

Posted: Thursday, March 22nd, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Lincoln Elementary School in Washington is hoping to become part of the Safe Routes to School Project and is looking for help with that grant initiative.  

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Keota City Council Hears Junk Complaints

Posted: Thursday, March 22nd, 2012 at 6:25 am

The Keota City Council met on Monday for their meeting and a public hearing on a tax abatement plan. At the meeting some citizens expressed their concerns with the state of some of the towns properties, specifically about junk in yards.

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Four Contenders in Keokuk Sheriff Elections After OWI Charge

Posted: Thursday, March 22nd, 2012 at 6:24 am

The race for Keokuk County Sheriff is heating up after current Sheriff Jeff Shipley was charged with OWI, although the charges were later dropped. Previously Ron George, a former Sheriff of Keokuk County, and Tom Hadley, and candidate in the 2008 Sheriff election had filed for candidacy.

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Jumping Asian Carp in Southern Waterways

Posted: Thursday, March 22nd, 2012 at 6:23 am

Officials in the Iowa Great Lakes Area are considering installing an electric fence to keep out Asian Carp, which made their way up the Missouri River during last year’s flooding. Asian Carp are a fish that are famous for jumping out of the water, and can injure boaters and skiers. But it’s not just a problem for the Iowa Great Lakes. Chad Dolan, Fisheries Biologist at Lake Darling State Park, says there is carp our in our area waterways too, especially in the southern portion of Southeast Iowa.

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Preparedness and Response Training Summit Next Month

Posted: Thursday, March 22nd, 2012 at 6:22 am

An upcoming training session that will focus on emergency preparedness and response for public health emergencies is planned for next month.

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Not Too Late to Sign Up for Open Cattle Show

Posted: Thursday, March 22nd, 2012 at 6:21 am

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The Washington County 4-H is sponsoring an IJBBA Sanctioned Cattle Show next month.  

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American Legion Hosts “The Wall”

Posted: Thursday, March 22nd, 2012 at 12:34 am

Title: American Legion Hosts \”The Wall\”
Description: The American Legion Riders will be hosting “the Wall” June 14th through June 17th. “The Wall” will arrive June 13th and be escorted through the various towns surrounding Washington and be setup that day. The official opening ceremony will be the evening of the 14th.
Start Date: 2012-03-14
End Date: 2012-03-17

Wayland Garage Sales

Posted: Thursday, March 22nd, 2012 at 12:34 am

Title: Wayland Garage Sales
Description: The City of Wayland will be having their City Wide Garage Sales on Friday, May 4th and Saturday, May 5th. If you are interested in having a garage sale or need more information please contact Wayland City Hall at 319-256-3276.
Start Date: 2012-05-04
End Date: 2012-05-05

Washington Page for March 21, 2012

Posted: Wednesday, March 21st, 2012 at 11:01 am

Listen to our conversation with Hospice of Washington County’s new Director of Nursing Deb McCreedy.

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In Touch With Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, March 21st, 2012 at 11:00 am

Bobbi Wulf, Washington County’s Central Point of Coordination explains Mental Health Reforms passed in the Iowa Senate in Part 1 of this series.

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Wanted-Camper

Posted: Wednesday, March 21st, 2012 at 9:10 am

Wanted
Cheap Camper or one to fix up
319-461-4381

Parking Stops

Posted: Wednesday, March 21st, 2012 at 9:09 am

For Sale
Two concrete parking stops, great condition , will deliver locally – $40
319-653-8845

Camper

Posted: Wednesday, March 21st, 2012 at 9:07 am

For Sale
2006 Palamino Stampede Ultra Lite Camper, 23′, 1 slide, both ends fold out to make beds, heat, air, water heater & complete kitchen – $8,900
319-653-1628

Stereo System

Posted: Wednesday, March 21st, 2012 at 9:05 am

For Sale
Fisher stereo system in wooden cabinet with 3 ft speakers – $50
319-671-0163 ask for Joe before 1pm

Electroglide & Riding Mowers

Posted: Wednesday, March 21st, 2012 at 9:02 am

For Sale
Two riding mowers, 42″ decks, 18.5 hsp – $400 for pair or trade for tiller
1999 Harley Davidson Electroglide
641-777-8165

Dining Room set

Posted: Wednesday, March 21st, 2012 at 9:01 am

For Sale
Drop leaf dining room table, 2 leaves, 6 chairs – 4150
319-656-2965 or 430-2187

Fence row mower

Posted: Wednesday, March 21st, 2012 at 8:59 am

For Sale
Fence row mower – $800
641-208-5359

Demons and Wildcats Have Top-8 Finishers

Posted: Wednesday, March 21st, 2012 at 8:08 am

The girls’ track and field state indoor championships were held yesterday at the UNI Dome in Cedar Falls and two area participants finished the indoor season strong in their respective events with top-eight finishes.

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March 21, 2012

Posted: Wednesday, March 21st, 2012 at 8:02 am

Birthday winner — Martha Greybur, 64 of Washington