Archive for March, 2012

Hog Confinement Building and Animals Lost in Fire

Posted: Thursday, March 15th, 2012 at 9:23 am

A hog confinement building has been counted as a total loss because of a fire yesterday afternoon.  

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Wood lathe & Arm saw

Posted: Thursday, March 15th, 2012 at 9:22 am

For Sale
Rockwell heavy duty wood lathe – $500
Cratsman radial arm saw, heavy duty – $125
319-430-9914

Truck Topper

Posted: Thursday, March 15th, 2012 at 9:21 am

For Sale
Fiber glass topper, off 95 Silverado shortbox, LED brake lights work – $100
Needs to move immediately
319-548-2801

Riding mower

Posted: Thursday, March 15th, 2012 at 9:19 am

For Sale
Snapper 0-turn mower, 650 hours on it, 60 inch mower deck, 23 HP engine, hydrostatic drive – $1800
319-863-9403

250 Mower

Posted: Thursday, March 15th, 2012 at 9:17 am

For Sale
2003 250 mower, doesn’t run, maybe bad valve – $600
319-461-6662

GEO Metro

Posted: Thursday, March 15th, 2012 at 9:16 am

For Sale
1993 GEO Metro, 3 cylinder,  5 speed – $1400 obo
319-548-1179

English Bulldog

Posted: Thursday, March 15th, 2012 at 9:15 am

For Sale
5 year old English Bulldog, breeding right s are in  agreement with someone
319-461-3070

Camper

Posted: Thursday, March 15th, 2012 at 9:13 am

For Sale
2004 Dutchman Camper, 30ft., large slide-out
319-461-2415

Alternators

Posted: Thursday, March 15th, 2012 at 9:12 am

For Sale
‘95 & ‘96 Spans alternators – $25 each
319-591-1775

Trash Compactor

Posted: Thursday, March 15th, 2012 at 9:11 am

For Sale
Sear’s trash compactor, practically new – $250
319-657-2762

Washington School Board Approves Budget and Boundaries

Posted: Thursday, March 15th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Washington School Board met last night and held a hearing regarding the fiscal year 2013 school budget.  

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Seat Belt Safety Program Starting Today

Posted: Thursday, March 15th, 2012 at 6:29 am

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The Iowa Department of Public Safety and the Washington County Sheriff’s Office want to make sure you always arrive safely to your destination this weekend.  

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Washington High School Receives Visitor from Montana

Posted: Thursday, March 15th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Students at the Washington High School were greeted by a visitor during a special assembly yesterday afternoon.  

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Education Reforms Get a Late Night Debate in the House

Posted: Thursday, March 15th, 2012 at 6:26 am

Lawmakers have been looking at an Education Reform Package introduced by Governor Terry Branstad late last year. On Tuesday night, House Representatives had a debate on these reforms that stretched until almost midnight. A bulk of that time was spent discussing the part of the reforms dealing with early grade level literacy.

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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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