Archive for November, 2012

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

River Junction Christmas Open House and Christmas Tree Walk

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

Title: River Junction Christmas Open House and Christmas Tree Walk
Description: The River Junction Christmas Open House and Christmas Tree Walk is Saturday, December 1st from 4 to 9pm and Sunday, December 2nd 2 to 8pm. It will be held at the home of Gerald and Joan Morgan in River Junction at 6080 Otter Creek SE in Lone Tree. There will be a Christmas museum and many themed Christmas trees. For more information or to schedule a private tour, call Gerald Morgan at 319-629-5296.
Start Date: 2012-12-01
End Date: 2012-12-02

Honor Flight Presentation

Posted: Thursday, November 22nd, 2012 at 2:53 pm

Title: Honor Flight Presentation
Description: WWII Veteran Howard Durian will give a presentation on the Honor Flight to Washington D.C. at Parkview of Wellman on Tuesday at 4pm. There will be drinks, goodies and crafts for kids.
Date: 2012-11-27

Santa’s House

Posted: Thursday, November 22nd, 2012 at 2:52 pm

Title: Santa\’s House
Description: Santa’s House in Washington will be open Sunday from 1 to 4pm.
Date: 2012-11-25

Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, November 22nd, 2012 at 1:01 pm

Jennine Wolf, the Washington County Health Inspector offers tips on preventing illness during Thanksgiving.

WMU Lands Two All-District Players

Posted: Thursday, November 22nd, 2012 at 8:30 am

Two Winfield- Mt. Union volleyball players made the All Southeast Iowa District team.

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Mid-Prairie Lands 11 on the All-District Teams

Posted: Thursday, November 22nd, 2012 at 8:30 am

The Class 2A all-district five teams were released, and Mid-Prairie has 11 players that show up on the list.

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