Archive for March, 2012

Board of Supervisors Discussing Resolutions Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, March 26th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors will be discussing some resolutions as part of their meeting tomorrow.  

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Stewart School Hosting Preschool Registration Tonight

Posted: Monday, March 26th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Stewart Elementary School in Washington is holding preschool registration tonight.  

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Washington Incentive Fund Returning

Posted: Monday, March 26th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Main Street Washington is introducing again the Washington Incentive Fund.  

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Exit Exams for High School Students

Posted: Monday, March 26th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Under a reform package passed by the House, students graduating High School would have to take exit exams in English, Algebra, Biology, and History. It hasn’t been decided if the exams would prevent a student from passing a course or graduating, or if the exam would factor into the students grade in that course.

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Demon Dash for Cash Event Set for Next Month

Posted: Monday, March 26th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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The date for the fourth annual Demon Dash for Cash has been set.

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Upcoming Turkey Hunting Season and Safety

Posted: Monday, March 26th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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Iowa’s spring turkey season is next month and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources is passing along regulation and safety reminders.

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Program About Navigating the Mental Health System at Iowa Wesleyan

Posted: Monday, March 26th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Mental Health System is going to see some changes in the near future as lawmakers debate a complete overhaul of the system. But for now, the mental health system in Iowa can be tough to navigate. Iowa Wesleyan College is hosting a program about one person’s difficulty navigating the mental health system.

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Jefferson County Board of Supervisors Talks with Jailers’ Union

Posted: Monday, March 26th, 2012 at 6:21 am

The Jefferson County Board of Supervisors will be meeting today. They will hear from the local Jailers’ Union and consider an agreement with them. They will also be looking at changes to the County Employee Handbook.

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Rita Howe

Posted: Sunday, March 25th, 2012 at 3:17 pm

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Celebration of life services for 79 year old Rita Howe of rural Riverside will be held at 11:00 Wednesday at the Sharon Center United Methodist Church.  

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March 25, 2012

Posted: Sunday, March 25th, 2012 at 7:35 am

Birthday Winner – Ken Reed of Washington

March 24, 2012

Posted: Sunday, March 25th, 2012 at 7:14 am

Birthday Winner – Doris Curtis, 87 of Richland

Stewart School Hosting Preschool Registration Tomorrow Night

Posted: Sunday, March 25th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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Stewart Elementary School in Washington is holding preschool registration tomorrow night.  Any child that turns four on or before September 15th can register.

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Career Workshop Happening This Week

Posted: Sunday, March 25th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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A workshop for those who may be thinking about their first career or changing a career is happening this week. Tera Pickens with the Kirkwood Washington Center says The Career Directions Workshop offers information on future career choices.

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Program About Navigating the Mental Health System at Iowa Wesleyan

Posted: Sunday, March 25th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Mental Health System is going to see some changes in the near future as lawmakers debate a complete overhaul of the system. But for now, the mental health system in Iowa can be tough to navigate. Iowa Wesleyan College is hosting a program about one person’s difficulty navigating the mental health system.

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Mid-Prairie Board Discussing Grants

Posted: Sunday, March 25th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Mid-Prairie School Board is meeting tomorrow to talk about grant opportunities, among other things. They will discuss potential grants from the Washington County Riverboat Foundation and hear a grant presentation from Stratalogica.

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Demon Girls Win In Columbus

Posted: Saturday, March 24th, 2012 at 9:54 am

Seven girls’ track and field teams traveled to Columbus Community Friday night to kick-off the outdoor season, and the Washington Demons did so in dominating fashion, winning the event by 77 points over the host Wildcats.

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Courthouse Construction Starting Monday

Posted: Saturday, March 24th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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A construction project is set to begin next week at the Washington County Courthouse.  

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Renovations under Way in Triune Building

Posted: Saturday, March 24th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The community was invited to a new event yesterday titled “Let’s Do It Downtown.”  

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Summer and Fall Internship Opportunities Available

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

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High School students in Washington have another chance to learn about a future career through an internship opportunity.  

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Hospital Announces Golf Classic Returning

Posted: Saturday, March 24th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Washington County Hospital and Clinics has announced their annual golf classic is returning again this year.  

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