Archive for October, 2012

Board of Supervisors Discussing Zoning and Equipment Purchase This Week

Posted: Sunday, October 21st, 2012 at 6:30 am

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Possible changes to an ordinance in the county is being discussed during a public hearing at this week’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.  

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Temporary Weight Limit Lift About to End

Posted: Sunday, October 21st, 2012 at 6:28 am

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A proclamation to help farmers impacted by this year’s drought is about to end.  

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Kalona Working on Compost Area

Posted: Sunday, October 21st, 2012 at 6:26 am

The City of Kalona is working on a compost area for its residents.

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Exit 45 on U.S. 218 Closed Tuesday

Posted: Sunday, October 21st, 2012 at 6:25 am

Those planning on taking U.S. 218 Tuesday morning may need to allow themselves more time to reach their destination.

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Kalona Working on Compost Area

Posted: Sunday, October 21st, 2012 at 6:23 am

The City of Kalona is working on a compost area for its residents.

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Washington Rolls Centerville, Hosts Norwalk on Wednesday

Posted: Saturday, October 20th, 2012 at 8:30 am

The Washington Demons rolled away with their final regular season win, 42-0 over Centerville on senior night.

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Hawks Crush Comets; Grab Homefield

Posted: Saturday, October 20th, 2012 at 8:29 am

With a lot on the line in Wellman Friday night the Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks left little to chance, securing home field advantage in the first round of the post season Wednesday with a 26-0 shutout of West Liberty.

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Columbus Finishes Their Season With a Win

Posted: Saturday, October 20th, 2012 at 8:28 am

Columbus Junction wrapped up their season last night with a win over Camanche.

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Highland Beats WACO, Both Teams In Playoffs

Posted: Saturday, October 20th, 2012 at 8:28 am

WACO was shutout on in the final game of the regular season, losing 48-0 to Highland.

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Washington Company Agrees to Pay Penalty for Chemical Spill

Posted: Saturday, October 20th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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A Washington business that caused a chemical spill in April has agreed to pay a penalty with the Department of Natural Resources.  

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Still Time to Get Flu Shots

Posted: Saturday, October 20th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Now is the time for flu season and area health officials are reminding residents to get the proper protection from the illness.  

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PQA Session Being Offered Next Month in Washington County

Posted: Saturday, October 20th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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A Pork Quality Assurance Plus training session is returning to Washington County next month.  

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Final Night for Play Tonight

Posted: Saturday, October 20th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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Tonight is the last chance to see the newest play at the Washington Community Theater.  

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City Officials Remind Property Owners of Grass Ordinance

Posted: Saturday, October 20th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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The rain received the last week has helped the grass to grow across the area prompting city officials to remind property owners of its grass and weed ordinance.  

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Winfield Man Faces Multiple Charges

Posted: Saturday, October 20th, 2012 at 6:23 am

A Winfield man faces multiple charges after an early morning incident in Henry County.

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IMS Close to Winning Money for Campus

Posted: Saturday, October 20th, 2012 at 6:22 am

Iowa Mennonite School is close to receiving money to be used to improve education.  

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Brighton Business Receiving Patriotic Makeover

Posted: Saturday, October 20th, 2012 at 6:21 am

A Brighton business will be getting a patriotic makeover today.

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Brighton Lions Soup Supper

Posted: Saturday, October 20th, 2012 at 2:42 am

Title: Brighton Lions Soup Supper
Description: The Brighton Lions will hold a soup supper on Friday, October 26th from 4:30 to 6:30 at the Brighton Community Center. There will be chili, oyster and cheesy potato soup. A freewill offering will be accepted.
Date: 2012-10-26

United Church of Crawfordsville Annual Soup Supper

Posted: Saturday, October 20th, 2012 at 2:41 am

Title: United Church of Crawfordsville Annual Soup Supper
Description: The United Church of Crawfordsville Annual Soup Supper is on Saturday, November 10th from 4:30 to 6:45. There will be homemade chili, oyster and potato soup. At 7pm the men’s quartet Bound 4 Glory will perform. Everyone is welcome and a freewill offering will be accepted.
Date: 2012-11-10

Washington County Pheasants Forever Artwork Fundraiser

Posted: Saturday, October 20th, 2012 at 2:41 am

Title: Washington County Pheasants Forever Artwork Fundraiser
Description: Support future Washington County Pheasants Forever youth hunts by bidding on a framed Iowa print “Rock Steady” by artist Kreig Jacque at Orschelns. Bidding is open until Tuesday, November 20th at 5pm. Call Bob Belmer at 319-461-0341 with questions.
Date: 2012-11-20