Archive for September, 2012

Governor Extends Temporary Weight Limit Lift

Posted: Tuesday, September 25th, 2012 at 6:30 am

Governor Terry Branstad has extended a proclamation helping farmers impacted by the drought.

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Chamber Hosts Group Promoting Tourism

Posted: Tuesday, September 25th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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A group that promotes tourism in eastern Iowa was in Washington yesterday to learn more about what the community has to offer.  

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Conservation Grants Available

Posted: Tuesday, September 25th, 2012 at 6:26 am

The Washington Soil and Water Conservation District is encouraging residents to apply for conservation grants.  

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IMS Students Get Their Hands Dirty During Class Field Trip

Posted: Tuesday, September 25th, 2012 at 6:25 am

An area outside of Kalona city hall looks brighter thanks to work done by Iowa Mennonite School’s Horticulture Class.

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Two Local Farming Leaders Visit Africa

Posted: Tuesday, September 25th, 2012 at 6:24 am

Two farming leaders from our area recently went on a trip Africa to see U.S. soy in action.

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Annual Book Sale Fundraiser Starts Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, September 25th, 2012 at 6:23 am

New and used books have been collected for an annual fundraising book sale.  

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Squad Car Auction Tomorrow in Columbus Junction

Posted: Tuesday, September 25th, 2012 at 6:22 am
A squad car will be auctioned off in Columbus Junction tomorrow.

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Home Shopping Extravaganza Starts Today

Posted: Tuesday, September 25th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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KCII”s Home Shopping Extravaganza starts today.  

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10th KET Memorial Golf Outing

Posted: Tuesday, September 25th, 2012 at 1:45 am

Title: 10th KET Memorial Golf Outing
Description: The 10th KET Memorial Golf Outing is being held on Sunday, Oct 14th at Lagos Arces in Keota. It
will be Two Person Best Ball, 18 Holes with tee-off at 9am. The cost is $30 per person and includes
the cart. Money raised will be divided evenly between Team HOPE and Relay for Life. For more
information contact Dixie at 319-863-3032.
Date: 2012-10-14

Wayland Independent Bible Church Children’s Day

Posted: Tuesday, September 25th, 2012 at 1:44 am

Title: Wayland Independent Bible Church Children\’s Day
Description: Wayland Independent Bible Church is having a community event on Saturday, September 29th for children, grades 1st thru 6th. There will be outdoor games, fun, and prizes. Registration begins at 2:00 pm.
Date: 2012-09-29

Rubio Music Jam

Posted: Tuesday, September 25th, 2012 at 1:42 am

Title: Rubio Music Jam
Description: The Rubio Music Jam is on Saturday, October 6th. There will be a Fish Fry at 5 and the music starts at 6. A freewill donation will be accepted.
Date: 2012-10-06

Jan Gleysteen Presentation

Posted: Tuesday, September 25th, 2012 at 1:41 am

Title: Jan Gleysteen Presentation
Description: Jan Gleysteen, noted Mennonite historian and lecturer will be the featured speaker at the fall meeting of the Mennonite Historical Society on Saturday, October 6th at Kalona Mennonite Church starting at 10am. All are invited to attend. Please bring a dish to share for the potluck lunch. A freewill offering will be accepted.
Date: 2012-10-06

Community Open House

Posted: Tuesday, September 25th, 2012 at 1:39 am

Title: Community Open House
Description: The Kids Corral in Washington is having a Community Open House on Wednesday from 6-8 pm.
Date: 2012-09-26

Opera House Breakfast Buffet

Posted: Tuesday, September 25th, 2012 at 1:39 am

Title: Opera House Breakfast Buffet
Description: The Ainsworth Community Center Opera House will hold a breakfast buffet on Saturday, October 6th from 7 to 9am. Cost is $7 per person, 10 and under free with adult. There will be biscuits and gravy, ham, bacon and more. This is a fund raiser for the opera house.
Date: 2012-10-06

Soup-Sandwich-Sundae Meal

Posted: Tuesday, September 25th, 2012 at 1:38 am

Title: Soup-Sandwich-Sundae Meal
Description: Asbury United Methodist Church in Wellman is hosting a Soup-Sandwich-Sundae meal from 6-7 p.m. on Sunday, October 7th. A free-will offering will be taken. Following the meal, Tom Javoroski will speak about his trip to New Orleans and helping with the Hurricane Katrina clean-up.
Date: 2012-10-07

Carissa Swartzendruber Benefit

Posted: Tuesday, September 25th, 2012 at 1:38 am

Title: Carissa Swartzendruber Benefit
Description: A benefit for Carissa Swartzendruber is being held on Saturday, November 3rd at the Pathway Christian School in Kalona starting at 7 in the evening. There will be a pork loin dinner, homemade desserts and an auction.
Date: 2012-11-03

Civil War Program

Posted: Tuesday, September 25th, 2012 at 1:37 am

Title: Civil War Program
Description: The Washington County Genealogical Society is sponsoring the program given by Tom Woodruff and Ed Bayne about the Littleton Family and the Civil War. The meeting will be held at 7pm on Tuesday, October 2nd in the Nicola-Stoufer room of the Washington Public Library.
Date: 2012-10-02

Bull Bash – II

Posted: Tuesday, September 25th, 2012 at 1:36 am

Title: Bull Bash – II
Description: Bull Bash – II is being presented by the Louisa County Fair Board at the Louisa County Fairgrounds. There will be bull riding, junior bull riding and steer riding. The event has been rescheduled for Sunday, October 21st at 2pm.
Date: 2012-10-21

Music and Guest Speaker @ Upper Deer Creek Church

Posted: Tuesday, September 25th, 2012 at 1:36 am

Title: Music and Guest Speaker @ Upper Deer Creek Church
Description: The public is invited to Upper Deer Creek Church for a time of music and inspiration along with a family style dinner on Friday, October 5th at 6:30pm. Guest speaker is Chaplain Jose Flores and music will be provided by Gospel Echoes Harvest and Mercy Road Team. For ticket information call Reagan and Lynn Gingerich at 319-656-4507. A freewill offering will be accepted.
Date: 2012-10-05

Donald Perrin

Posted: Monday, September 24th, 2012 at 3:25 pm

Funeral services for 65 year old Donald Perrin of Iowa City will be held at 10:00 Friday at the Powell Funeral Home in Wellman.  

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