Archive for November, 2012

Food Drive in Downtown Washington Today

Posted: Monday, November 19th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Big Red Radio will be in town today, collecting donations for local food shelves.

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Stewart Elementary School Principal Reports on the School Year

Posted: Monday, November 19th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The principal at Stewart Elementary School in Washington says that the school year has been going well so far.  

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Mid-Prairie 7th Graders Attending STEM Event

Posted: Monday, November 19th, 2012 at 6:22 am

It’s never too early to start thinking about a future career and tomorrow some local 7th graders will learn that first hand.

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Head-on Collision South of Washington

Posted: Sunday, November 18th, 2012 at 8:35 pm

Multiple people are injured after a head-on collision south of Washington.

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Geraldine Leonhard

Posted: Sunday, November 18th, 2012 at 8:20 pm

Funeral Services for 92 year-old Geraldine ‘Gerri’ Leonhard of  Columbus Junction will be Wednesday at 2 PM at the United Presbyterian Church in Columbus Junction.

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Elsie B. Huber

Posted: Sunday, November 18th, 2012 at 7:42 pm

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Celebration of Life services for 84 year-old Elsie B. Huber of Washington will be at 10 AM Wednesday at the United Presbyterian Church in Washington.

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Ruth Miller

Posted: Sunday, November 18th, 2012 at 7:24 pm

Ruth Miller

Funeral Services for 91 year-old Ruth Miller of Wellman will be at 10 AM  Wednesday at the Wellman Mennonite Church.

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Board of Supervisors to Hold Closed Session to Discuss Lawsuit

Posted: Sunday, November 18th, 2012 at 6:26 am

A recent lawsuit brought against the Washington County Board of Supervisors will be discussed behind closed doors on Tuesday.

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Washington Veterans’ Book Draws Big Crowd

Posted: Sunday, November 18th, 2012 at 6:24 am

Authors of a newly written book that tells stories of local veterans were met with hundreds of people at a book-signing on Friday.

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Washington City Council Holds Early Meeting

Posted: Sunday, November 18th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Washington City Council has a change to the usual schedule.  

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City of Riverside to Unveil New Website

Posted: Sunday, November 18th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The City of Riverside is giving their website an update.

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School District Awards $35,000 Landscaping Bid

Posted: Sunday, November 18th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Washington Community School District has contracted out for work to landscape school grounds.  

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Demon Girls Get the Win Despite Foul Troubles Against WACO

Posted: Saturday, November 17th, 2012 at 10:31 pm

The Washington girl’s basketball team snuck out a win against WACO on Saturday 50-34.

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Washington Boy’s Beat WACO in Iowa Hall of Pride Game

Posted: Saturday, November 17th, 2012 at 10:17 pm

The Washington Demon boy’s basketball team beat WACO in the Iowa Hall of Pride game on Saturday 62-41.

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Christmas in Kalona

Posted: Saturday, November 17th, 2012 at 4:41 pm

Title: Christmas in Kalona
Description: Christmas in Kalona is being held Thursday, December 8th. At the rec center from 2 to 4pm there will be a children’s movie, pictures with Santa will follow. From 5 to 8 there will be there will be a soup supper at the Chamber building. There will be carolers under the street lights from 5:30 to 7. Free carriage rides will start from Tuscan Moon at 6, with hot chocolate to follow.
Date: 2012-12-08

Christmas Craft Show

Posted: Saturday, November 17th, 2012 at 4:40 pm

Title: Christmas Craft Show
Description: A Christmas Craft Show is being held at the Kalona Rec Center Friday from 9 to 5pm and Saturday from 9 to 4pm.
Start Date: 2012-11-23
End Date: 2012-11-24

Ye Olde Madrigal Feast

Posted: Saturday, November 17th, 2012 at 4:39 pm

Title: Ye Olde Madrigal Feast
Description: Washington High School Vocal Music will present a Ye Olde Madrigal Feast on December 6th and 7th in the Washington High School Commons. Doors open at 6:30 both nights, entertainment starts at 7. Tickets for the dinner and show will be available through November 29th. To purchase tickets call Michael at 319-461-4777.
Start Date: 2012-12-06
End Date: 2012-12-07

Thanksgiving Feast

Posted: Saturday, November 17th, 2012 at 4:39 pm

Title: Thanksgiving Feast
Description: Full Gospel Revival Center in Kalona will be having their annual Thanksgiving Feast on Sunday, November 18th following the morning service. Morning Worship Service starts at 10:45 a.m.
Date: 2012-11-18

Spring Run Church 140th Anniversary Celebration

Posted: Saturday, November 17th, 2012 at 4:38 pm

Title: Spring Run Church 140th Anniversary Celebration
Description: The Spring Run Church, south of Columbus Jct will be having out 140th anniversary celebration on Sunday, November 18th. Worship service starts at 9:15 and they’ll have a Thanksgiving dinner after.
Date: 2012-11-18

Annual Thanksgiving Community Service

Posted: Saturday, November 17th, 2012 at 4:38 pm

Title: Annual Thanksgiving Community Service
Description: The Washington Area Ministerial Association will be having an Annual Thanksgiving Community Service on Wednesday at 7:00 PM. it will be held this year at First Baptist Church. Money raised goes to the Friendship Emergency Fund. For more information call the church at 653-3748.
Date: 2012-11-21