Archive for October, 2012

Food Drive Planned to Celebrate School Homecoming

Posted: Friday, October 19th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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A state university is holding a food drive next week in preparation for their homecoming events.  

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Work on X17 Near Columbus Junction Complete

Posted: Friday, October 19th, 2012 at 6:21 am

After four years of work, the complete overhaul of a stretch of road in Louisa County is finished.

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CYM Haunted House

Posted: Friday, October 19th, 2012 at 1:56 am

Title: CYM Haunted House
Description: The Community Youth Ministry Haunted House is being held Saturday, October 27th at United Church of Faith in Keota from 5 to 9pm. There will be activities for younger kids. A free will offering will be accepted.
Date: 2012-10-27

Halloween 2012

Posted: Thursday, October 18th, 2012 at 8:58 pm

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1A and 2A District Cross Country Meets Have Been Postponed

Posted: Thursday, October 18th, 2012 at 4:02 pm

The 1A and 2A district cross country meets that were in Ottumwa and Columbus Junction have both been postponed due to the weather.

Both meets will be run at their respective courses on Monday at 4:00 P.M.

Helen Jean Rathmel

Posted: Thursday, October 18th, 2012 at 9:37 am

Funeral services for 92 year old Helen Jean Rathmel of Washington

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Washington County Resident Dead after Shooting in Van Buren County

Posted: Thursday, October 18th, 2012 at 8:57 am

A Brighton man is dead after an officer-involved shooting in Van Buren County Tuesday morning.  

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Demons Run at 3A Regional and District Meet Tonight

Posted: Thursday, October 18th, 2012 at 8:30 am

The 3A District and Regional cross country meet is being held tonight at Jones County Center Park.

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Columbus Junction Hosts 13 Teams for the 2A Cross Country Meet

Posted: Thursday, October 18th, 2012 at 8:29 am

The 2A District and Regional cross country meet is being held in Columbus Junction tonight, and two out of the 13 teams are from the area.

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1A District and Regional Hosts 26 Teams

Posted: Thursday, October 18th, 2012 at 8:28 am

Tonight is the 1A Regional and District cross country meet for area boys and girls runners.

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Highland Advances in Tournament Play

Posted: Thursday, October 18th, 2012 at 8:27 am

Highland beat Wilton last night in tournament volleyball 3-2 to advance to round two against Durant next week.

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October 18, 2012

Posted: Thursday, October 18th, 2012 at 8:09 am

Birthday Winner – Hannah Courtney, 21 Years, Brighton
Anniversary Winners – Pastor Al & Jane Kruse

Washington Moves Forward with Mitigation Plan

Posted: Thursday, October 18th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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A plan regarding hazard mitigation has been entered in the city of Washington.  

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Washington Schools See Enrollment Increase for Second Year

Posted: Thursday, October 18th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Washington School District conducted their certified enrollment recently and for the second year in a row, the numbers show an increase.  

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Single Blood Donation Can Be Helpful for More Than One Person

Posted: Thursday, October 18th, 2012 at 6:26 am

A blood donation from one person can be beneficial to more than one individual and a blood drive in Washington is happening this afternoon to help with that need.  

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Manufacturing Career Exploration Worksite Visits Happening Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, October 18th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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Students in the 7th Grade at Washington Middle School are getting a chance to explore the world of manufacturing tomorrow.  

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Tomorrows Student Aid to Benefit IMS and Community

Posted: Thursday, October 18th, 2012 at 6:24 am

Iowa Mennonite School students will be out in the community tomorrow raising money for their campus.

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Kalona Approves National Flood Insurance Program

Posted: Thursday, October 18th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The Kalona City Council made a decision on the City’s participation in the National Flood Insurance Program this week.

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First of Two Parent Teacher Conferences Tonight at Lincoln Elementary

Posted: Thursday, October 18th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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

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Columbus Junction Updating Comprehensive Plan

Posted: Thursday, October 18th, 2012 at 6:21 am

The City of Columbus Junction is working on their Comprehensive Plan.

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