Archive for October, 2012

Washington Page

Posted: Monday, October 22nd, 2012 at 8:00 am

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10-19-12 Brent Hinson City Happenings Part 1

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10-22-12 Brent Hinson City Happenings Part 2

In today’s Washington Page we talk to City Administrator for the City of Washington, Brent Hinson, about things going on around town.

Zoning and Equipment Purchase Part of Supervisors Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, October 22nd, 2012 at 6:30 am

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A possible change in a County ordinance is being discussed during a public hearing at tomorrow’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.  

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Second of Two Parent Teacher Conferences Tonight at Lincoln Elementary

Posted: Monday, October 22nd, 2012 at 6:28 am

The second of two parent-teacher conferences is tonight at a Washington elementary school.  

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Opportunity to Attend National Leadership Program

Posted: Monday, October 22nd, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Area high school 4-H members have two opportunities to join in a national leadership program again next year.  

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Disaster Assistance Program Starts Today

Posted: Monday, October 22nd, 2012 at 6:25 am

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Applications are being accepted today from farmers who suffered production losses last year.  

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City Council Holding Goal Setting Sessions Wednesday Night

Posted: Monday, October 22nd, 2012 at 6:24 am

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In an attempt to get ready for next year, the Washington City Council is holding a goal setting session this week.  

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Wellman Fills Public Works Position

Posted: Monday, October 22nd, 2012 at 6:23 am

With the help of an employee contractor, the Public Works Director position has been filled in Wellman.

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Mid-Prairie Middle School Raising Money for Cancer Research

Posted: Monday, October 22nd, 2012 at 6:23 am

Mid-Prairie School District is participating in another fundraiser benefiting John Hopkins University.

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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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