Archive for March, 2012

For Sale

Posted: Saturday, March 10th, 2012 at 8:01 am

-Rain and Burn barrels

-10 a piece

-Used lumber, various sizes

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For Sale

Posted: Saturday, March 10th, 2012 at 8:01 am

-Old magazines

-Old tv guides

-Good for crafters

-319-646-2431

For Sale

Posted: Saturday, March 10th, 2012 at 8:00 am

-Tractor w/ wide front loader

-$3500

-319-591-8070

For Rent

Posted: Saturday, March 10th, 2012 at 7:58 am

-Small apartment for rent, April 1st

-319-653-6145

For Sale

Posted: Saturday, March 10th, 2012 at 7:57 am

-swimming pool

-4 by 15 foot

-pump and filter

-donation to the church

-319-389-9437

For Sale

Posted: Saturday, March 10th, 2012 at 7:56 am

-Singer Sewing Machine

-$25

-Cement 1 by 1 foot squares for sidewalks

-319-653-5205

For Sale

Posted: Saturday, March 10th, 2012 at 7:56 am

-Push Mower

-$25

-319-461-3638

For Sale

Posted: Saturday, March 10th, 2012 at 7:56 am

-Goodyear Tires 215 70 R

-$20 dollars for the pair

-Stool extender side

-$45

-319-657-3341

Volunteers Needed for Grant Initiative

Posted: Saturday, March 10th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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A Washington Elementary School that is hoping to be part of the Safe Routes to School Project is looking for help with the grant initiative.  

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National Honor Society Students Chosen

Posted: Saturday, March 10th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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New members have been chosen to the National Honor Society at the Washington High School.  

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“Stand Your Ground” Bill Passes House

Posted: Saturday, March 10th, 2012 at 6:26 am

The controversial “Stand Your Ground” Bill has passed the Iowa House. It’s also been called “Castle Doctrine Extension” because the bill expands on a current Iowa Law that allows a person to defend themselves in their home, business, or place of employment. This new bill, House File 2215, would extend that to any place a person is legally allowed to be at, including public places.

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Severe Weather Spotter Training Class Coming Up

Posted: Saturday, March 10th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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The National Weather Service’s Quad Cities office is holding a storm spotter training class in Washington later this month.  

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Conservation Board Set to Talk Marr Park Trail Changes

Posted: Saturday, March 10th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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The Washington County Conservation Board will be meeting next week to talk about the Ainsworth to Marr Park Trail. They will be discussing and making changes to the construction plans, budget, and opening ceremony plans for the project.

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WMU Budget Hearing

Posted: Saturday, March 10th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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The Winfield-Mt. Union Community School Board will hold a meeting on Wednesday next week.

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Daylight Saving Time and Detector Checking

Posted: Saturday, March 10th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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Tonight is the time to spring forward.  

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Today is the Last Day for Auction Item Pickup

Posted: Saturday, March 10th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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KCII’s Home Shopping Extravaganza is over and today is the last chance to pick up your items.  

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Two State Champions Crowned in Des Moines

Posted: Saturday, March 10th, 2012 at 12:24 am

Boyden-Hull (1A) and Mount Vernon (2A) will be bringing back some hardware for their schools after winning the boys’ state championship in their respective classes Friday night.

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Marie Britten

Posted: Friday, March 9th, 2012 at 5:02 pm

Funeral Mass for 98 year old Marie Britten of Kalona, formerly of Parnell, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 17th at Holy Trinity Parish – St. Mary Catholic Church in Keota.

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Championship Matchups Are Set

Posted: Friday, March 9th, 2012 at 8:49 am

The boys’ basketball state tournament championship matchups are set in class 1-3A after six semifinal games Thursday in Des Moines.

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Power Outage Tuesday Blamed on Equipment Failure

Posted: Friday, March 9th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The cause of Tuesday afternoon’s power outage in Washington appears to have been equipment failure.  

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