Archive for December, 2012

Make it Four for the Demon Girls

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2012 at 9:49 pm

The Washington Demon girls got the win Saturday against West Branch 43-35.

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Washington Girls Score from Downtown

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2012 at 8:30 am

The Washington Demon girls came out winners last night against Keokuk, 58-51.

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Demons Clutch Not Enough

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2012 at 8:30 am

The Washington Demon boys fell to Keokuk last night after a rough first half 44-41.

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Mid-Prairie Makes it Two Straight

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2012 at 8:29 am

The Mid-Prairie girls have posted back to back wins after knocking off Durant 46-35 Friday night in Wellman.

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Mid-Prairie Boys Stay Perfect at Home

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2012 at 8:29 am

The Mid-Prairie boys used the 4th quarter to pull away from Durant to capture a 60-42 Cedar Valley Conference win Friday night in Wellman.

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Lady Wolves Top IMS

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2012 at 8:28 am

A big first quarter helped Winfield-Mt. Union to a 52-37 girls basketball win over IMS Friday night in Winfield.

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Huge 3rd Quarter Leads to IMS Win

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2012 at 8:28 am

The IMS boys led throughout in a 71-32 conference win over Winfield-Mt. Union on the road Friday night.

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WACO Boys Cruise Against Columbus Junction

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2012 at 8:27 am

The WACO boys got a win last night over Columbus Junction 58-34.

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Columbus Gets Big Night from Pretz

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2012 at 8:27 am

Columbus Junction girls beat WACO last night 42-38.

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Max M White Jr

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2012 at 7:23 am
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Celebration of life services for 85 year old Max M White Jr of Washington, formerly of Ainsworth is being held at 1pm Sunday at the Jones & Eden Funeral Home. Visitation will begin at noon Saturday at the funeral home where the family will receive friends from 2 to 5pm. Interment will take place at the Oregon Township Cemetery in Ainsworth with military honors conducted by Ainsworth American Legion Post 351 and Washington American Legion Post 29.  In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to Hospice of Washington County or Wounded Warrior Project (www.woundedwarriorproject.org).  Online condolences may be sent for Max’s family through the web at www.jonesfh.com.

Brenda Brock

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2012 at 6:43 am

Private family memorial services for 56 year old Brenda Brock of Washington will be held at a later date. Visitation is being held Monday beginning at noon with family receiving from 5 to 7. A general memorial fund has been established.  The family would appreciate any photos of Brenda that you would be willing to share.  Online condolences may be sent for Brenda’s family through the web at www.jonesfh.com

Decision on Farm Bill Yet to be Made

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2012 at 6:25 am

An Iowa legislator is expressing frustration towards the circumstances surrounding the farm bill.

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Greiner Named Ranking Member for Two Committees

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2012 at 6:24 am
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Senate Republicans have selected their ranking committee members.

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Farm Conference Includes Instruction from Washington County Farmer

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2012 at 6:24 am

An upcoming farming conference will include a presentation from a local farmer.

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Two More Weekends of Santa Availability

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Christmas Day is fast approaching and that means that people wanting to tell Santa Claus what’s on their wish list have limited time to do so.  

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Could See Some Relief from Drought by March

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The drought conditions in Washington County remain unchanged, but we could see some improvement moving into the New Year.

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Chamber of Commerce Promotes Spending Local Dollars

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Washington Chamber of Commerce is encouraging  residents to use their Chamber Bucks this holiday shopping season.

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Caring Christmas Food Fill Up in Washington Today

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2012 at 6:21 am
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The Big Red Radio will stop in Washington today for another food fill up.

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Ronald Wayne Boileau

Posted: Friday, December 14th, 2012 at 4:51 pm

The family of 51 year old Ronald Wayne Boileau of Washington will receive friends on Sunday  from 1:00 until 2:30 p.m.at the Jones & Eden Funeral Home. A general memorial has been established. Online condolences may be sent for Ronald’s family through the web at www.jonesfh.com

Patricia Moore

Posted: Friday, December 14th, 2012 at 4:11 pm

Celebration of Life Service for 75 year old Patricia Moore of Sigourney will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday at Powell Funeral Home in Sigourney. Burial will be at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Sigourney. Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home.  A memorial fund has been established for Keokuk County Hospice. Condolences may be e-mailed at www.powellfuneralhomes.comunder obituaries. Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Sigourney is handling the arrangements.