Archive for May, 2012

First Farmers Market of the Year Busy

Posted: Friday, May 18th, 2012 at 6:29 am

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It was a very busy night at the first Washington’s Farmers Market of the season last night.  

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Spring Washington County Riverboat Foundation Grants Awarded

Posted: Friday, May 18th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Riverboat Foundation announced its Competitive Grant Awards Wednesday night for the spring of this year.  

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Washington Incentive Fund Applications Due Today

Posted: Friday, May 18th, 2012 at 6:27 am

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The deadline to sign up for the Washington Incentive Fund from Main Street Washington is today.

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Acreage Reports Due End of Next Month

Posted: Friday, May 18th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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The Iowa Farm Service Agency is warning area farmers that the deadline for reporting your acreage is coming up soon. 

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Volunteer Presentation Heard by High School Students

Posted: Friday, May 18th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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Students at the Washington High School heard about volunteerism during an assembly yesterday afternoon.  

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Master Gardeners Sale on Saturday

Posted: Friday, May 18th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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The Washington County Master Gardeners are holding their plant sale tomorrow.

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St. James Knight Flight Happening Tonight

Posted: Friday, May 18th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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St. James School’s annual Knight Flight Fun Run is happening tonight.  

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American Legion Freedom Ride Happening

Posted: Friday, May 18th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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The American Legion Riders Post 29 is having their sixth annual Freedom Ride tomorrow.  

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New Additions to Keokuk County 4-H Summer Camp Program

Posted: Friday, May 18th, 2012 at 6:21 am

The annual summer camp program offered by Keokuk County 4-H will have some new additions this year.

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David Marine

Posted: Friday, May 18th, 2012 at 5:18 am

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Visitation for 48 year old David Marine of Wellman will be held from 4:00-7:00 Sunday at the Powell Funeral Home in Wellman where a prayer service will be held at 4:00.  

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Robert “Bob” Morgan

Posted: Friday, May 18th, 2012 at 5:15 am

Memorial services are pending for 79 year old Robert “Bob” Morgan of Hedrick.  The Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Sigourney is handling the arrangements.

Summer Reading Program Sign Up Deadline

Posted: Friday, May 18th, 2012 at 1:13 am

Title: Summer Reading Program Sign Up Deadline
Description: The Washington Public Library is holding registration through May 31st for their summer reading programs at www.washington.lib.ia.us. Children pre-k through 5th grade can register under the Dream Big icon. Teens 6th-12th can register under the Teens tab under the Own the Night icon. Call the library for questions at 653-2726.
Date: 2012-05-31

7th Annual Relay for Life Breakfast

Posted: Friday, May 18th, 2012 at 12:58 am

Title: 7th Annual Relay for Life Breakfast
Description: The 7th Annual Relay for Life Breakfast will be held on Saturday, June 23rd from 7 to 11am at the United Methodist Church in Washington. The all you can eat breakfast will include scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, fresh fruit and more. All proceeds go to Relay for Life.
Date: 2012-06-23

Columbus Junction Blood Drive

Posted: Friday, May 18th, 2012 at 12:57 am

Title: Columbus Junction Blood Drive
Description: The American Legion Ladies Auxiliary is hosting a Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center blood drive on Wednesday, June 6th at the Columbus Junction American Legion from 1:30 – 6:30 pm
Date: 2012-06-05

Columbus Junction Citywide Garage Sales

Posted: Friday, May 18th, 2012 at 12:56 am

Title: Columbus Junction Citywide Garage Sales
Description: Columbus Junction is having their Citywide Garage Sales May 25th and 26th. For a registration form contact the Community Development Center at (319) 728-7971
Date: 2012-05-26

Columbus Junction Citywide Garage Sales

Posted: Friday, May 18th, 2012 at 12:56 am

Title: Columbus Junction Citywide Garage Sales
Description: Columbus Junction is having their Citywide Garage Sales May 25th and 26th. For a registration form contact the Community Development Center at (319) 728-7971
Date: 2012-05-25

Blanche Brenneman

Posted: Thursday, May 17th, 2012 at 5:19 pm

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Memorial services for 87 year old Blanche Brenneman of Kalona will be held at 3:00 Sunday at the Yoder-Powell Funeral Home in Kalona.  

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Thelma Louise Walton-Linder

Posted: Thursday, May 17th, 2012 at 11:34 am

Graveside funeral services for 101 year old Thelma Louise Walton-Linder will be held at 1:30 Wednesday at the Keota Cemetery.  

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Kalona Days Schedule

Posted: Thursday, May 17th, 2012 at 11:31 am

Click below to see the schedule of events for this year’s Kalona Days Celebration

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Washington Page – Officer Brett Johnson

Posted: Thursday, May 17th, 2012 at 11:01 am

Washington’s newest police officer, Brett Johnson is interviewed on why he wanted to do this line of work.

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