Archive for December, 2012

December 17, 2012

Posted: Monday, December 17th, 2012 at 9:45 am

Birthday Winner – Blake Sheetz, Washington

Golden Hawk Wrestling Takes Fourth at North Linn

Posted: Monday, December 17th, 2012 at 8:30 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk Wrestling team finished in fourth place at the North Linn Tournament on Saturday.

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Columbus Junction Hosts Lone Tree for Round Two

Posted: Monday, December 17th, 2012 at 8:29 am

The Columbus Junction girl’s basketball team will face Lone Tree tonight in the first half of a week of bookend games.

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Columbus Boys Try to Top King of the SEISC Lone Tree

Posted: Monday, December 17th, 2012 at 8:29 am

The Lone Tree and Columbus Junction boys will play tonight after the girl’s game.

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Grant for Chamber Will Mean Collaboration on Market Study

Posted: Monday, December 17th, 2012 at 6:26 am

The Washington Chamber of Commerce will be working to examine how better to market Washington County to others after receiving a grant to help fund the project.

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Bad Start to Flu Season

Posted: Monday, December 17th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Flu season is in full swing in Iowa and is shaping up to be much worse than last year.

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Texting 911 Still a Few Years Away

Posted: Monday, December 17th, 2012 at 6:24 am

In a few years you might be able to text 911 when you have an emergency.

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County Looking to Set Up Agreement with DCI Gaming Agent

Posted: Monday, December 17th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is planning to work out an agreement with Riverside Casino’s gaming agent.

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Robotics Competition Will Include Local Elementary Students

Posted: Monday, December 17th, 2012 at 6:22 am

A program that hopes to get students excited about science and technology will bring local students to Ames next month for a robotics competition.

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Local Blood Drive on Thursday

Posted: Monday, December 17th, 2012 at 6:21 am

The Washington Noon Kiwanis group is hosting a blood drive this week.  The drive is at the United Presbyterian Church on Thursday.

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Elvin Shafer

Posted: Sunday, December 16th, 2012 at 9:20 am

Funeral Services for 90 year-old Elvin Shafer of St. Louis, Missouri, formerly of Washington will be at 10:00 Wednesday  morning at the Beatty Funeral Home in Washington.

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Three Public Hearings at this Week’s Board Meeting

Posted: Sunday, December 16th, 2012 at 6:26 am

This weeks Washington County board meeting will include multiple public hearings.

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Bad Start to Flu Season

Posted: Sunday, December 16th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Flu season is in full swing in Iowa and is shaping up to be much worse than last year.

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Work on Cafe Ordinance Continues

Posted: Sunday, December 16th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Washington City Council continues their work this week on a possible new sidewalk cafe ordinance.

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Grant to Fund Chamber Study

Posted: Sunday, December 16th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The Washington Chamber of Commerce will be working with city and county leaders to determine how to work together to market local communities to others.

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Santa’s Hours Today

Posted: Sunday, December 16th, 2012 at 6:22 am

For those people wanting to get Christmas wish lists to Santa, he is in Washington today and next weekend.

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Demon Boys Get Twenty from Roder, but Fall To West Branch

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2012 at 9:50 pm

The Washington Demon boy’s struggles continue as they fell to West Branch 49-37.

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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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Walk Thru the New Testament

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2012 at 4:03 pm

Title: Walk Thru the New Testament
Description: Lower Deer Creek Mennonite Church is presenting a Walk Thru the New Testament seminar and a Kids in the Bible seminar on Saturday, January 26th from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Iowa Mennonite School. Call (319) 656-2076 for more information.
Date: 2013-01-26

United Church of Faith Dinner

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2012 at 3:52 pm

Title: United Church of Faith Dinner
Description: The United Church of Faith in Keota is holding a dinner on Sunday, December 30th from 11am to 1pm. They’ll be serving ham balls, cheesy potatoes, salad and more. For carry-outs call 641-636-3825 ahead of time. A free will offering will be accepted.
Date: 2012-12-30