Archive for November, 2012

Washington and Mid-Prairie Boys Open With Rivalry Bout

Posted: Tuesday, November 27th, 2012 at 9:00 am

There is nothing like starting your season with a rivalry match, and that is what the Washington and Mid-Prairie boy’s basketball teams are doing tonight.

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Highland and IMS Look for First Conference Victory

Posted: Tuesday, November 27th, 2012 at 9:00 am

The 1-1 Highland Huskies will travel to 0-2 IMS tonight.

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Highland Tramples Harmony

Posted: Tuesday, November 27th, 2012 at 8:59 am

The Highland girl’s basketball team romped Harmony last night 59-11 scoring 21 in the first quarter and 22 in the second.

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New Washington County Jobs Numbers Fit with Bigger Trend

Posted: Tuesday, November 27th, 2012 at 6:25 am

New jobs numbers from the Iowa Workforce Development show a steady three-point-six percent unemployment rate for Washington County.  

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Local Organization Sees Trend Toward Less Pheasant Habitat

Posted: Tuesday, November 27th, 2012 at 6:24 am

A local organization is making an effort to sustain the pheasant and quail population to offset a diminishing habitat for those animals.

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New Kalona Business Renovating Future Home

Posted: Tuesday, November 27th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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The renovation is underway at the site of Kalona’s next downtown business.

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Kalona Adopts Floodplain Management Ordinance

Posted: Tuesday, November 27th, 2012 at 6:23 am

An informational meeting on floodplain insurance is being held in Kalona tomorrow.

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KCII Food Drive Today in Wellman

Posted: Tuesday, November 27th, 2012 at 6:22 am
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The Big Red Radio will head to Wellman today for another food drive.

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Washington County 4-H Needs Help

Posted: Tuesday, November 27th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Washington County 4-H program needs assistance from a couple more adult volunteers to help make their youth-centered events and projects happen. 

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Girls High School Basketball

Posted: Monday, November 26th, 2012 at 11:14 pm

From 11/26/12.

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Wayland Holiday Extravaganza

Posted: Monday, November 26th, 2012 at 6:51 pm

Title: Wayland Holiday Extravaganza
Description: The Wayland Holiday Extravaganza will be held December 8th from 9am to 4pm at the Community Center. Santa will be around from 10:30 to 2:30 for pictures. There will also be vendors and face painting for the kids.
Date: 2012-12-08

Louisa County Historical Society Christmas Program

Posted: Monday, November 26th, 2012 at 6:48 pm

Title: Louisa County Historical Society Christmas Program
Description: Louisa County Historical Society’s Christmas program is being held Sunday, December 2nd at 2pm in the church next to the Heritage Center. Refreshments will be served afterwards.
Date: 2012-12-02

Wayland Holiday Extravaganza

Posted: Monday, November 26th, 2012 at 6:47 pm

Title: Wayland Holiday Extravaganza
Description: The Wayland Holiday Extravaganza will be held December 8th from 9am to 4pm at the Community Center. Santa will be around from 10:30 to 2:30 for pictures. There will also be vendors and face painting for the kids.
Start Date: 2012-12-08
End Date: 2012-12-09

Ye Olde Madrigal Dinner Tickets

Posted: Monday, November 26th, 2012 at 6:41 pm

Title: Ye Olde Madrigal Dinner Tickets
Description: Washington High School Vocal Music is presenting a Ye Olde Madrigal Feast on Thursday, December 6th and Friday, December 7th. Doors open at 6:30, entertainment starts at 7 in the Washington High School Commons. Tickets are available through Thursday by calling Michael at 319-461-4777.
Date: 2012-11-29

Donna Winfrey

Posted: Monday, November 26th, 2012 at 4:04 pm

Celebration of Life Service for 66 year old Donna Winfrey of Sigourney will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, November 27 at the Sigourney Christian Church.

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William “Bill” Roberts

Posted: Monday, November 26th, 2012 at 4:01 pm

A memorial graveside service for 81 year old William “Bill” Roberts of Lake Charles, Louisiana, formerly of Sigourney, will be held at 12:00 p.m. Saturday, December 1, at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Sigourney.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, November 26th, 2012 at 1:01 pm

Chris Gaughan, Washington YMCA Community Service Director, joins us to talk about some upcoming holiday events.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, November 26th, 2012 at 1:00 pm

Today we talk with Vice President and Brewmaster fro the Kalona Brewery Company Lew Brewer. We talk about how he got into brewing, how long this has been in the works and also talk about his vision for the new Kalona business.

Ernest Williams

Posted: Monday, November 26th, 2012 at 11:18 am

Graveside services for 81 year old Ernest Williams of Memphis, Tennessee will be held at noon Friday, November 30th at the Sharon Hill Cemetery in Kalona. The Peterseim Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Thomas Jefferson “TJ” Berdo

Posted: Monday, November 26th, 2012 at 11:15 am

Celebration of Life Services for 89 year old Thomas Jefferson “TJ” Berdo of Washington will be held at 1:30pm Saturday, December 15th (12/15) at the United Methodist Church in Washington. Military Honors will be conducted by Washington American Legion Post 29. Visitation will be held from 12:30 until 1:30pm Saturday, December15th (12/15) at the United Methodist Church. Private family interment will take place at Elm Grove Cemetery at a later date. Memorials have been established for the United Methodist Church, the Washington Public Library and the Halcyon House Library. The Jones & Eden Funeral Home is assisting with the arrangements.