Archive for March, 2012

Stewart School Kindergarten Registration Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, March 21st, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Stewart Elementary School in Washington is holding Kindergarten registration for the next school year starting tomorrow.  

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Grass Fire in Louisa County

Posted: Wednesday, March 21st, 2012 at 6:25 am

There was a large grass fire near Louisa-Muscatine High School yesterday.

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Iowa’s Lieutenant Governor Visits China

Posted: Wednesday, March 21st, 2012 at 6:24 am

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Iowa’s Lieutenant Governor, Kim Reynolds, met with China’s Vice President, Xi Jinping yesterday to further solidify the relationship Iowa and China have been building over the past three decades. Xi Jinping had previously traveled to Iowa this February and stopped at a Soybean and Corn Farm. China has been looking for ways to feed its growing population by studying Iowa’s fields. It isn’t a one way relationship either.

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Mental Health Reform Passes Senate

Posted: Wednesday, March 21st, 2012 at 6:23 am
The Iowa Senate has passed a bill that would overhaul Iowa’s mental health system. Senate File 2315 contains five divisions, each one aimed at retooling an aspect of the mental health system. The main change would create a regional structure rather than the county based structure that we have now.

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Bike Riding Event Sign Ups Continue

Posted: Wednesday, March 21st, 2012 at 6:22 am

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Signups are continuing for a new bike ride sponsored by the Washington Y.

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Louisa-Muscatine School Board Discusses Student Teaching Agreement

Posted: Wednesday, March 21st, 2012 at 6:21 am

The Louisa-Muscatine School Board met on Monday evening and at their meeting they discussed a student teaching agreement with Iowa Wesleyen College for the 2012-2013 school year.

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Give Away-Elm wood

Posted: Tuesday, March 20th, 2012 at 4:05 pm

Give Away
Cut but un-split elm wood
319-461-5111

Wanted-Railroad ties

Posted: Tuesday, March 20th, 2012 at 4:04 pm

Wanted
Railroad ties
319-863-7124

Wanted-Craftsman Riding Mower for parts

Posted: Tuesday, March 20th, 2012 at 4:03 pm

Wanted
Mid to late 90s Craftsmen riding  mower for parts
319-936-9290

Wanted-Someone to give guitar lessons

Posted: Tuesday, March 20th, 2012 at 4:01 pm

Wanted
Someone to give guitar lessons to my sons, pay negotiable, Washington area
641-208-6737

Secretariat Desk Combo, Bar stools & Playpen

Posted: Tuesday, March 20th, 2012 at 4:00 pm

For Sale
Secretariat desk combo – $390
2 bar stools w/backs, white – $20
Baby playpen – $35
319-330-9557

Wanted-Wedding Band set

Posted: Tuesday, March 20th, 2012 at 3:58 pm

Wanted
Wedding band set
319-548-2646

Bar w/Lights & Wheel rims

Posted: Tuesday, March 20th, 2012 at 3:56 pm

For Sale
Bar for small truck w/KC lights – $100
4 12″ 6 bolt wagon wheel rims for Chevy or Nissan – $100
319-548-2646

Hydraulic Hoist & Hydraulic Pump

Posted: Tuesday, March 20th, 2012 at 3:54 pm

For Sale
12 v hydraulic hoist – $325
Hydraulic pump, 2 stage for a log splitter – $125
319-461-0099 or 319-653-5703

Trash Compactor

Posted: Tuesday, March 20th, 2012 at 3:52 pm

For Sale
Trash Compactor – $150
319-657-2762

Stella De Oro’ Daylillies

Posted: Tuesday, March 20th, 2012 at 3:51 pm

For Sale
Stella De Oro’ Daylillies, $3 for 1 plant, can be divided into 2 or 3 separate plants
461-2761 will deliver to Washingotn

Girls’ Indoor Season Concludes Today

Posted: Tuesday, March 20th, 2012 at 8:00 am

The girls’ indoor track season wraps up for a couple of area schools today as Columbus Community and Highland head to UNI for the Dickinson Relays.

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Chamber Holds Annual Awards Dinner

Posted: Tuesday, March 20th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Washington Chamber of Commerce held their annual awards dinner last night and everyone in attendance heard from keynote speaker, Director of Iowa Economic Development Authority, Debi Durham.  

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Heated Debate over Gas Tax and Road Funding

Posted: Tuesday, March 20th, 2012 at 6:29 am

As previously reported by KCII, lawmakers in Iowa are looking at increasing the gas tax eight to ten cents a gallon over two years. County Engineer Jacob Thorius has been pushing for an increase in the gas tax, which hasn’t been raised since 1989, in an effort to increase funding for Washington County’s roads and bridges. The subject was brought up again at the third Legislative Briefing on Saturday.

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Medicare Seminar Coming to Washington

Posted: Tuesday, March 20th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Washington County Hospital and Clinics is getting ready to host a seminar on Medicare next month.  

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