Archive for July, 2012

Sales Tax Holiday Happening Soon

Posted: Monday, July 23rd, 2012 at 6:28 am

Iowa is getting ready to hold their sales tax holiday next month.  

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Federal Aid Ends for Students without High School Diplomas

Posted: Monday, July 23rd, 2012 at 6:26 am

A new federal law that went into effect the first of the month is going to affect some students who wish to go to college.  

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Kalona Mini Park Makes Progress

Posted: Monday, July 23rd, 2012 at 6:25 am

The proposed mini park in Kalona is making progress.

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Farmland Leasing Workshop Next Week

Posted: Monday, July 23rd, 2012 at 6:24 am

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A workshop is being held next week to discuss the leasing of farmland.  

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City of Keota to Test Water Mains Today

Posted: Monday, July 23rd, 2012 at 6:23 am

Pressure tests are to be performed in the City of Keota starting today.

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Bid Letting Date Set For Kalona Street Projects

Posted: Monday, July 23rd, 2012 at 6:22 am

The bid letting date for the 2012 Street Projects in Kalona is set.

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Next in Garden Goodness Webinar Series Tomorrow Night

Posted: Monday, July 23rd, 2012 at 6:21 am

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The next in a series of webinars is happening tomorrow night at the Washington County Extension.  

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M. Louvae Reddick

Posted: Monday, July 23rd, 2012 at 5:07 am

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Memorial services for 98 year old M. Louvae Reddick of Washington will be held at 10:30 Thursday at the Day Lounge of Halcyon House.  

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Jerry Paul Groom

Posted: Monday, July 23rd, 2012 at 5:05 am

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Celebration of life services for 54 year old Jerry Paul Groom of Marion, formerly of Washington will be held at 2:00 Wednesday at the Jones-Eden Funeral Home in Washington.

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Jessie Ada Frieden

Posted: Monday, July 23rd, 2012 at 5:01 am

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Funeral services for 81 year old Jessie Ada Frieden of New Boston, Illinois will be held at 10:00 Thursday at the Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home in Muscatine.  

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Ferrell F. Baker

Posted: Monday, July 23rd, 2012 at 4:59 am

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A celebration of life for 94 year old Ferrell F. Baker of Wayland will be held at 11:00 Wednesday at the Beatty Funeral Home in Washington.  

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Board of Supervisors Meeting Tuesday

Posted: Sunday, July 22nd, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are meeting Tuesday and as part of their meeting they will be hearing quarterly reports from the Washington County Treasurer and Auditor about the semi-annual state of accounts by funds.  

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Sales Tax Holiday Coming Next Month

Posted: Sunday, July 22nd, 2012 at 6:28 am

Iowa is getting ready to hold their sales tax holiday next month.  

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Kalona Mini Park

Posted: Sunday, July 22nd, 2012 at 6:26 am

The proposed mini park in Kalona is making progress.

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Louisa County Fair Starts Today

Posted: Sunday, July 22nd, 2012 at 6:25 am

The 114th Louisa County Fair got started today and will run through Saturday.

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Ken Davis Coming to Washington

Posted: Saturday, July 21st, 2012 at 11:42 am

Title: Ken Davis Coming to Washington
Description: Christian Comedian Ken Davis will be at the Washington Community Center at 6pm on Sunday, August 5th. Doors open at 5:30. Tickets can be purchased by calling Connie Bauer at 319-653-2545.
Date: 2012-08-05

Louisa County Hunter Safety Class

Posted: Saturday, July 21st, 2012 at 11:39 am

Title: Louisa County Hunter Safety Class
Description: A Louisa County hunter safety class will be offered on Thursday, August 16, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. at the American Legion Hall Post 100 in Columbus Junction, and Saturday, August 18, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at Langwood Education Center. Students must attend both classes in order to become certified. The course includes classroom lessons as well as live fire and shooting demonstrations. Pre-registration is required and enrollment is limited. Registration is available online atwww.iowadnr.gov/training or by calling the DNR at 515-281-5918
Date: 2012-08-16

Pre Registration for Running Wild

Posted: Saturday, July 21st, 2012 at 11:34 am

Title: Pre Registration for Running Wild
Description: The Running Wild races will be held Saturday, August 25, 8:30 a.m. near Wapello, Iowa. This event features 3 and 5-mile run/walks, as well as the ½ mile and 1 mile Kids’ Fun Run. Early bird registration for the races is due by Wednesday, August 8th, but you can sign up on race day. Online registration is available at RunLouisaCounty.com. Forms are also available at the Louisa County Conservation office or by calling 319-523-8381.
Date: 2012-08-08

Running Wild

Posted: Saturday, July 21st, 2012 at 11:34 am

Title: Running Wild
Description: The Running Wild races will be held Saturday, August 25, 8:30 a.m. near Wapello, Iowa. This event features 3 and 5-mile run/walks, as well as the ½ mile and 1 mile Kids’ Fun Run. Early bird registration for the races is due by Wednesday, August 8th, but you can sign up on race day. Online registration is available at RunLouisaCounty.com. Forms are also available at the Louisa County Conservation office or by calling 319-523-8381.
Date: 2012-08-25

Dan Wardell at the Washington Library

Posted: Saturday, July 21st, 2012 at 11:33 am

Title: Dan Wardell at the Washington Library
Description: Dan Wardell from Iowa Public Television will be at the Washington Public Library on Tuesday, July 24th at 9:30am and 10:30am.
Date: 2012-07-24