Archive for April, 2012

Lawmakers Want Schools to Start Later

Posted: Wednesday, April 11th, 2012 at 6:29 am

Some Lawmakers and Governor Branstad want school districts to adhere to the state law saying schools cannot start earlier than the first week of September  to promote tourism in Iowa. In the past, many school districts that wanted an earlier start received a waiver from the state that allowed them to go around the law.

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Washington School Board Holding a Public Hearing

Posted: Wednesday, April 11th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The Washington Community School Board is holding a public hearing as part of their meeting tonight.  

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Applications for Riverboat Spring Grants Due Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, April 11th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Applications for the spring 2012 Washington County Riverboat Foundation Grants are due tomorrow.  

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Last Chance for Pesticide Applicator Training

Posted: Wednesday, April 11th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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Thursday is the last chance to take a private pesticide applicator training course through Washington County Extension. The class will be held on Thursday from 9:30 to 11:30.

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Early Sign up Deadline for Demon Dash Is Friday

Posted: Wednesday, April 11th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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The early sign up date for the fourth annual Demon Dash for Cash is this Friday. Event organizer Teri Hartzler says the 5K run and walk was first created as a community building event and as a way to raise funds for the Washington Schools.

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One Month Left to Sign Up for Business and Broadcasting Scholarships

Posted: Wednesday, April 11th, 2012 at 6:21 am

There is one month left to sign up for the KCII Business to Business and Broadcasting Scholarship program applications are available.  

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Washington Schools Changing Brighton Bus Stop

Posted: Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 at 4:16 pm

The Washington Community School District is temporarily moving its bus stop in Brighton.

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Wanted-Lawn mower

Posted: Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 at 11:32 am

Wanted
Self-propelled Lawn mower
641-485-0774

Wanted-Chrysler Van

Posted: Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 at 11:30 am

Wanted
2005-2007 Chrysler Town & Country Van
319-430-6819

Wanted-Bottle lambs

Posted: Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 at 11:27 am

Wanted
Looking for Bottle lambs
641-673-3700

GMC Jimmy, Chevy Z71 & John boat w/trailer

Posted: Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 at 11:25 am

For Sale
1998 GMC Jimmy
1997 Chevy ext cab Z71 w/tool package
14ft John boat w/trailer
319-461-9913

Ford Taurus

Posted: Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 at 11:23 am

For Sale
1997  Ford Taurus – $700
641-673-3700

Dodge Caravan

Posted: Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 at 11:17 am

For Sale
2003 Dodge Caravan, 57k miles – $3500
319-530-3621

Seed Potatoes

Posted: Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 at 11:16 am

For Sale
Seed potatoes
319-653-2630

Arctic Cat

Posted: Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 at 11:15 am

For Sale
2010 Arctic Cat Prowler
319-648-5221

April 10, 2012

Posted: Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 at 11:13 am

Birthday Winner – Gary Holt of Washington

Audit Report Shows District Budget in Good Shape

Posted: Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 at 7:52 am

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The annual audit report of the Washington Community School District has been released and the report shows the district did not overspend its budget last year.  

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Mid-Prairie Girls Soccer Sets Record

Posted: Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 at 7:38 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks girls’ soccer team had struggled in recent seasons against West Liberty, including a loss last year, but this is a new year, a new team, and for the first time in the 10 years of the program, Mid-Prairie opened the season with a shutout by knocking off the Comets 10-0.

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IMS Girls’ Track Stays Positive in Marengo

Posted: Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 at 7:34 am

The Iowa Mennonite girls track team competed in the A class of the Ruth Ahrens invitational in Marengo yesterday against some much bigger schools and although they finished seventh in the meet, IMS was still able to score some points and take away some positives from the events. 

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Roundtable Discussion Held to Hear Concerns

Posted: Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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About 20 people took part in a roundtable discussion about opportunities and challenges in rural Iowa yesterday morning.  

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