Archive for March, 2012

Judy Reyes

Posted: Tuesday, March 27th, 2012 at 8:44 am

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A celebration of life service for 69 year old Judy Reyes of Hills will be held at 2:00 Saturday at the Kirkwood Room in Iowa City.  

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Washington Relays Worth the Wait

Posted: Tuesday, March 27th, 2012 at 7:40 am

After all the weather delays, the Washington Relays finally went off without a hitch last night as 17 teams converged at Case Field; the Demons and eagles put on a good show for the area crowd.

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New Regional Center Location Announced

Posted: Tuesday, March 27th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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A new location has been announced for Kirkwood’s Washington County Regional Center.  

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Permits for Dust Control Available

Posted: Tuesday, March 27th, 2012 at 6:29 am

The Washington County Engineer’s Office is reminding county residents that the deadline for getting a dust control permit in the county is April 30th.  

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Mental Health Funding in Question

Posted: Tuesday, March 27th, 2012 at 6:28 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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All Iowa Reads Book Discussion Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, March 27th, 2012 at 6:27 am

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A book discussion is happening tonight at the Washington Public Library as part of the All Iowa Reads program.

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Yard Waste Pickup Starts Today

Posted: Tuesday, March 27th, 2012 at 6:26 am

The Washington Maintenance and Construction Department is getting ready to resume regular yard waste pick up for the year.  

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Power Outage Planned for Early Tomorrow Morning

Posted: Tuesday, March 27th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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Residents in parts of Washington, Keokuk and Jefferson counties need to be prepared for a power outage early tomorrow morning.  

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College Fair for Area Students and Parents Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, March 27th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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Washington High School is hosting a college fair for area high school students and parents to learn more about college options tomorrow.

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PQA Plus Training Coming Soon

Posted: Tuesday, March 27th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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Two Pork Quality Assurance Plus training sessions will be in the area soon. The Iowa Pork Industry Center and Iowa State Extension are hosting these sessions for pork producers who need to be certified.

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Alive After Five Event Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, March 27th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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An Alive After Five event is being held tonight to celebrate a special week.  

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Columbus Junction Council to Review Liquor Licenses

Posted: Tuesday, March 27th, 2012 at 6:21 am

The city council of Columbus Junction will be meeting tomorrow night. At the meeting the council will vote on liquor license renewals and requests.

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The Sound of Music, MP High School

Posted: Tuesday, March 27th, 2012 at 1:13 am

Title: The Sound of Music, MP High School
Description: Mid-Prairie High School’s spring musical will be presented on Friday, April 20th Saturday the 21st at 7:30pm and again on Sunday the 22nd at 2pm. This year they will be performing “The Sound of Music”. The musical will take place in the High School Cafetorium. Contact Sue Troyer at 319-656-3779 for tickets.
Start Date: 2012-04-20
End Date: 2012-04-22

Whoopee Day Voting

Posted: Tuesday, March 27th, 2012 at 1:11 am

Title: Whoopee Day Voting
Description: Make Whoopee the voice of Brighton residents! Be a part of the 102nd Brighton Whoopee Day planning by voting for your favorite Whoopee Day theme on Tuesday, April 3rd from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the Brighton Community Center. Brighton area residents are encouraged to vote and enjoy refreshments courtesy of the Brighton Chamber.
Date: 2012-04-03

Brighton Egg Hunt

Posted: Tuesday, March 27th, 2012 at 1:11 am

Title: Brighton Egg Hunt
Description: Bring the kids to Brighton to celebrate Easter. The Brighton Chamber will hold its annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 7th at 11:00 a.m. The Easter Egg Hunt will be held at the Brighton Ball Field located on Farmer Street. There will be three age divisions with special prize eggs in each division and candy for all participants.
Date: 2012-04-07

Wash. Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt

Posted: Tuesday, March 27th, 2012 at 1:10 am

Title: Wash. Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt
Description: Washington Kiwanis Amers will be having the annual Easter Egg hunt at Sunset Park at 9:00am on Saturday, April 7th. There will be 3 categories; 3rd to 6th grade, 1st and 2nd grade, and preschool and kindergarten.
Date: 2012-04-07

Wanted-Boat

Posted: Monday, March 26th, 2012 at 1:41 pm

Wanted
2 man bass boat or small john boat
319-461-4225

Wanted-Golf cart

Posted: Monday, March 26th, 2012 at 1:40 pm

Wanted
Electric golf cart
641-919-1533

Wanted-Apt or house to rent

Posted: Monday, March 26th, 2012 at 1:40 pm

Wanted
2 bdrm apt or house in Washington with or without appliances
319-591-8086

Wanted-Mowing

Posted: Monday, March 26th, 2012 at 1:38 pm

Wanted
Children looking to earn some money mowing lawns, raking, etc
319-461-3070