Archive for October, 2012

4-Hers Spreading the Word Across the County

Posted: Monday, October 8th, 2012 at 6:22 am

This week Washington County 4-Hers are spreading the word about their organization.

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Local Community Foundations to Receive Funding

Posted: Monday, October 8th, 2012 at 6:21 am

A large amount of money is on its way to multiple community foundations in the area.

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Janice Ann Newhouse

Posted: Sunday, October 7th, 2012 at 8:50 pm

Celebration of life services for 70 year old Janice Ann Newhouse of Washington will be held 7:00 Monday at the Immanuel Lutheran Church.  

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Oklahoma Man Arrested in Wellman

Posted: Sunday, October 7th, 2012 at 9:18 am

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An Oklahoma man is behind bars after being arrested in Wellman early this morning.  

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Board of Supervisors Discussing Land This Week

Posted: Sunday, October 7th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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Development and highway easements are part of what is being discussed during this week’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.  

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National 4-H Week Set to Kick Off

Posted: Sunday, October 7th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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A week to celebrate youth in the community is set to kick off today.  

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DOT Meeting on US 61 Improvement Alternatives Later This Month

Posted: Sunday, October 7th, 2012 at 6:26 am

The DOT is holding an informative meeting on possible alternatives to U.S. 61 improvements in Louisa County.

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2nd Bull Bash Next Weekend

Posted: Sunday, October 7th, 2012 at 6:25 am

A second annual event in Columbus Junction is looking for participants.

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Demons Have Huge First Half Against Panthers

Posted: Saturday, October 6th, 2012 at 8:30 am

The Washington Demons have been out score in the first quarter all year, they have struggled in the first half with not being able to score, and not being able to stop the opposing team from scoring.

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Golden Hawks Grounded by Bulldogs

Posted: Saturday, October 6th, 2012 at 8:29 am

Mid-Prairie’s 2012 homecoming guest came to Wellman Friday night and crashed the party.

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Columbus Gets A Win Over Central Lee

Posted: Saturday, October 6th, 2012 at 8:28 am

Columbus got a win last night over Central Lee.

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WACO Wins Over WMU in Rivalry

Posted: Saturday, October 6th, 2012 at 8:28 am

It was a area rivalry last night between WACO and WMU, and it was WACO who came out and got the big win.

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Protecting Stored Grain in Cooler Weather

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

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With the temperatures to be in the 50s for highs and the 30s for lows this weekend, cooling already harvested grain is important to avoid spoilage.  

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List of Unclaimed Money to be Released Soon

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

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Each year, the Iowa Secretary of the Treasury’s office releases names of Iowa residents who have unclaimed properties available to them.  

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Artists Studio Tour Set to Return

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

An event that features a wide variety of artwork is returning to southeast Iowa.  

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Wellman Prepared For Next WCRF Grant Cycle

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

The City of Wellman has approved a few applications for the upcoming Washington County Riverboat Foundation grant cycle.  

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Habitat House in Columbus City Making Progress

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

The outside of a new Habitat for Humanity house is coming together nicely in Columbus City.

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Fresh Fruit Orders Being Taken

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

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Members of the Washington FFA Chapters are out taking orders for fresh citrus.  

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Memorial Bowling Event Happening Later This Month

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

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An event that raises funds to help in the fight against cancer is being held later this month.  

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