Archive for November, 2012

Fundraiser Helps Supply Christmas Gifts

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

The Washington County Safety Center is back with the ninth year of a program to get Christmas gift to families and elderly people that might not otherwise have much for the holiday.

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Washington YMCA Pool Repairs

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

The Washington YMCA has set a tentative date of Tuesday for being done with repairs to its pool.

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Kalona Couple Set Up Endowment for Mid-Prairie

Posted: Saturday, November 24th, 2012 at 6:21 am
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A Kalona couple has formed an endowment to help those planning on continuing their education after high school.

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Washington Page

Posted: Friday, November 23rd, 2012 at 1:01 pm

Today we talk to Tom Thomas with the Washington Toastmasters, who will be celebrating their 60th anniversary Saturday.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, November 23rd, 2012 at 1:00 pm

Today, a conversation with DNR Conservation Officer Wesley Gould.  We talk about current hunting seasons, the affects of the drought on hunting and also about the increased prevalence of poaching.

Columbus Junction Football Gets Three First Teamers and an MVP

Posted: Friday, November 23rd, 2012 at 8:30 am

The Columbus Junction football team landed three players on the first team all-district team.

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Jingle Bell 5K To Be Run Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, November 23rd, 2012 at 8:29 am

Tomorrow, Washington will hold the Jingle Bell 5K Run/Walk on the square and through Sunset park.

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Annual Holiday Events Include a Parade Today in Washington

Posted: Friday, November 23rd, 2012 at 6:26 am

Washington’s annual post-Thanksgiving traditions are lined up for today.  

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Lion’s Breakfast with Santa and Santa’s House Hours

Posted: Friday, November 23rd, 2012 at 6:25 am

The Washington Lion’s Club International is hosting Santa Claus this weekend.

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Annual Jingle Bell 5K Saturday

Posted: Friday, November 23rd, 2012 at 6:24 am

A 5k benefiting Washington athletics is being held this weekend.

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Hunting Seasons in Full Swing

Posted: Friday, November 23rd, 2012 at 6:23 am

There’s no shortage of hunting seasons in southeast Iowa as we near the end of November.

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DOT to Address Turn Lane Problem

Posted: Friday, November 23rd, 2012 at 6:23 am

The Iowa Department of Transportation will soon be altering a small portion of the highway striping on Highway 92 in Washington.

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Christmas Shopping Begins in Kalona

Posted: Friday, November 23rd, 2012 at 6:22 am

The City of Kalona won’t waste anytime getting into the holiday spirit.

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Marlo Matthes

Posted: Thursday, November 22nd, 2012 at 3:38 pm

A celebration of life for 95 year old Marlo Matthes of North English will be held Wednesday, November 28th at 11am at the Peterseim Funeral Home in Kalona.

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Donna Winfrey

Posted: Thursday, November 22nd, 2012 at 3:38 pm

Celebration of Life Service for 66 year old Donna Winfrey of Sigourney will be held at 10:30 Tuesday  morning at the Sigourney Christian Church.

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Silo Ice Climbing

Posted: Thursday, November 22nd, 2012 at 2:56 pm

Title: Silo Ice Climbing
Description: Louisa County youth are invited to join Louisa County Conservation for Silo Ice Climbing. The group will be traveling to Cedar Falls on Saturday, January 5th from 7am to 4pm. This is one of 12 events in their new “eXtreme Adventure” series for 2013. Registration is required and space is limited. For more information or to register call 319-523-8381.
Date: 2013-01-05

Breakfast with Santa

Posted: Thursday, November 22nd, 2012 at 2:56 pm

Title: Breakfast with Santa
Description: Breakfast with Santa is being held December 1st from 10 to 11am at Brighton Community Center. Children will be able to enjoy breakfast while chatting with Santa. The event is free and all children are welcome.
Date: 2012-12-01

A Victorian Stroll at Christmas

Posted: Thursday, November 22nd, 2012 at 2:55 pm

Title: A Victorian Stroll at Christmas
Description: Winfield’s SELAH presents in concert A Victorian Stroll at Christmas will be held at the Winfield First Presbyterian Church on Sunday, December 9th starting at 3:30 pm. Refreshments will follow in the fellowship hall.
Date: 2012-12-09

One Man Play at Washington Public Library

Posted: Thursday, November 22nd, 2012 at 2:55 pm

Title: One Man Play at Washington Public Library
Description: Washington Public Library will host Broadway actor Duffy Hudson on Friday, December 14th at 7pm. He will be presenting “The Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come.” Duffy will bring play all 46 characters without props or costumes in this rendition of The Christmas Carol. The event is free.
Date: 2012-12-14

Ainsworth’s “Old Fashioned Christmas”

Posted: Thursday, November 22nd, 2012 at 2:54 pm

Title: Ainsworth’s “Old Fashioned Christmas”
Description: Ainsworth’s “Old Fashioned Christmas” is being held Saturday, December 15th from 5 to 8pm at the Ainsworth Opera House. A free will donation will be accepted for the meal of hot dogs, chips and cookies. There will be cookie decorating, ornament making and caroling through town on a horse drawn wagon. Proceeds benefit Ainsworth Fun Days.
Date: 2012-12-15