Archive for March, 2012

Washington Farmer Wins $2,500 for County Fair

Posted: Thursday, March 15th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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A Washington County Farmer has won a prize that he will be donating to the Washington County Fair. Steve and Sue Norman of Washington won $2,500 through a Monsanto sponsored program, America’s Farmers Grow Communities.

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Bridge Closed in Washington County Until Further Notice

Posted: Thursday, March 15th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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A bridge has been closed in Washington County.  

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Chamber Director Announces Future Plans

Posted: Thursday, March 15th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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The Washington Chamber of Commerce Director has announced his future plans after leaving his position the end of the month.  

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Scholarships Application Deadline Today for High School Seniors

Posted: Thursday, March 15th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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Today is the last day for area high school seniors wishing to pursue a degree in agriculture to apply for scholarships.  

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Louisa-Muscatine Board Hears Bargaining Proposal

Posted: Thursday, March 15th, 2012 at 6:21 am

The Louisa-Muscatine School Board met yesterday to receive the initial bargaining proposal from the L&M Education Associations. The proposal included extending sick days so that employees could use them when grandchildren are sick and not just children.

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Madge Dorothy Orr

Posted: Wednesday, March 14th, 2012 at 6:24 pm

Funeral services for 93 year old Madge Dorothy Orr of Columbus Junction will be held at 11:00 Saturday morning at Stacy-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services.

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Delwyn L. Hershberger

Posted: Wednesday, March 14th, 2012 at 3:57 pm

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A celebration of life service for 54 year old Delwyn L. Hershberger of Kalona will be held at 10:30 Monday at the Kalona Mennonite Church.  

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Delbert Jones

Posted: Wednesday, March 14th, 2012 at 3:56 pm

Funeral services for 65 year old Delbert Jones of New Boston, Illinois will be held at 10:30 Saturday at the George M. Wittich-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services.  

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Structure Issues Closes Bridge

Posted: Wednesday, March 14th, 2012 at 10:38 am

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A bridge has been closed in Washington County starting today.  

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Chamber Director Announces Future Plans

Posted: Wednesday, March 14th, 2012 at 9:14 am

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The Washington Chamber of Commerce Director has announced his future plans after leaving his position the end of the month.  

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Moving Sale

Posted: Wednesday, March 14th, 2012 at 9:12 am

Moving Sale
sofa bed, dressers, collectibles, HDTV, surround theater system, bikes,  much misc.
319-653-4244 or  319-461-7099

Wanted-4 Horse stock trailer

Posted: Wednesday, March 14th, 2012 at 9:09 am

Wanted
4 Horse stock trailer
319-461-6528

Wanted-Pop machine

Posted: Wednesday, March 14th, 2012 at 9:08 am

Wanted
Pop machine
641-660-7128

Vanity, Sink & Bar stools

Posted: Wednesday, March 14th, 2012 at 9:07 am

For Sale
Vanity and sink – make an offer
Four oak bar stools – $12 each
563-260-2068

Washer & Dryer

Posted: Wednesday, March 14th, 2012 at 9:05 am

For Sale
Washer – $150
Dryer – $100
319-591-0800

Push Mower

Posted: Wednesday, March 14th, 2012 at 9:03 am

For Sale
Push mower – $25
319-461-3638

Sub-State Teams and PoY Named

Posted: Wednesday, March 14th, 2012 at 7:21 am

The All Sub-State teams in boys’ basketball have been announced along with each classes Player of the Year with several area players garnering postseason honors.

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Washington County Man Enters Guilty Plea

Posted: Wednesday, March 14th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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A man from rural Riverside has entered a guilty plea in court yesterday.  

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Washington County’s Unemployment Rate Increases in January

Posted: Wednesday, March 14th, 2012 at 6:29 am

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January’s unemployment figures have been released by the Iowa Workforce Development and Washington County’s rate went up for a third month in a row.  

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Board of Supervisors Approve County Budget

Posted: Wednesday, March 14th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors met yesterday morning and talked about the county budget as part of their meeting.  

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