Archive for December, 2012

Highland and WMU Girls In a Battle of Four Win Teams Tonight

Posted: Monday, December 10th, 2012 at 8:29 am

Highland and WMU play tonight in Monday a night headline game.

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Highland and WMU Boy’s Meet For Conference Battle

Posted: Monday, December 10th, 2012 at 8:29 am

The Winfield-Mt. Union boys will meet up with Highland tonight.

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City has Aging Water Infrastructure

Posted: Monday, December 10th, 2012 at 6:26 am

The Washington Water Plant Superintendent Chad McCleary says that the city’s equipment that pulls water out of the ground to be purified and distributed is getting less efficient.

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Washington Chamber to Request Use of Courthouse for Legislative Briefings

Posted: Monday, December 10th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Washington County Board meeting tomorrow will touch on a number of topics.

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DNR Official Offers Hunting Safety Tips

Posted: Monday, December 10th, 2012 at 6:24 am

We’re in the midst of the second shotgun deer season and as hunters are heading out into the woods they’re reminded to keep it safe.

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Swim with Santa in Newly Repaired Pool

Posted: Monday, December 10th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The Washington YMCA’s annual Swim with Santa might have a special meaning this year.  

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Winter Weather Avoids Washington County

Posted: Monday, December 10th, 2012 at 6:23 am

In theory, you might have been able to see a snowflake or two on Sunday, but most of the snow fell far to the north of Washington County.

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Natural Gas Prices Keeping Heating Bills Lower

Posted: Monday, December 10th, 2012 at 6:23 am

A few factors are keeping natural gas prices at their lowest level in 7 years.

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Judy Costas

Posted: Sunday, December 9th, 2012 at 7:21 pm

Funeral Services for 71 year old Judy Costas of Muscatine are at 10:00 Thursday (12/13) morning at the George M. Wittich-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Service.  Burial will be at the Drury Reynolds Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday (12/12) from 5 to 8pm at the Geo. M. Wittich-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services. Following the interment, a time of food and fellowship will be held at the Geo. M. Wittich-Lewis Community Room. The Geo. M. Wittich-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services is handling the arrangements.

Washington Chamber to Request Use of Courthouse for Legislative Briefings

Posted: Sunday, December 9th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Washington County Board meeting Tuesday will touch on a number of topics.

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City Buys Pickup Truck

Posted: Sunday, December 9th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The City of Washington is purchasing a new pickup truck for use by maintenance workers.

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Compensation Board to Meet this Week

Posted: Sunday, December 9th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Salaries for elected officials will be considered at a Washington County meeting tomorrow.

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Washington County Conservation

Posted: Sunday, December 9th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Washington County Conservation Board meets this week.

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Washington Methodist Church Special Events Today

Posted: Sunday, December 9th, 2012 at 6:21 am

The Washington United Methodist Church has been preparing for several special events for today.

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Richard Snakenberg

Posted: Saturday, December 8th, 2012 at 11:03 pm

Funeral Mass for 57 year-old Richard “Rick” Snakenberg of Cedar Rapids, formerly of Harper will be at 10:30am Tuesday at Holy Trinity Parish – St. Mary Catholic Church in Keota.

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Robert Gonowski

Posted: Saturday, December 8th, 2012 at 7:21 pm

Graveside Services for 72 year-old Robert Gonowski of Riverside will be at 2pm on Saturday (12/15) at the Riverside Public Cemetery.

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Noon Kiwanis Chili Supper

Posted: Saturday, December 8th, 2012 at 5:15 pm

Title: Noon Kiwanis Chili Supper
Description: The Washington Noon Kiwanis is holding a chili supper at the United Presbyterian Church from 4 to 7pm on Thursday, December 27th.
Date: 2012-12-27

Noon Kiwanis Blood Drive

Posted: Saturday, December 8th, 2012 at 5:14 pm

Title: Noon Kiwanis Blood Drive
Description: The Washington Noon Kiwanis is holding a blood drive at the United Presbyterian Church from 1:30 to 6:30pm Thursday, December 20th.
Date: 2012-12-20

Fall Risk Management Seminar

Posted: Saturday, December 8th, 2012 at 5:14 pm

Title: Fall Risk Management Seminar
Description: An “I’ve Fallen and I Can’t Get Up!” Fall Risk Management Seminar is being held at the Washington Y Senior Dining at 11:15am. There will be free balance tests and door prizes.
Date: 2012-12-12

Parkview Caring Christmas Food Drive

Posted: Saturday, December 8th, 2012 at 5:13 pm

Title: Parkview Caring Christmas Food Drive
Description: Parkview of Wellman is holding a KCII Caring Christmas Food Drive on Thursday from 4 to 6pm. There will be a wine and cheese bar, Christmas cookie and candy walk and a visit from Santa.
Date: 2012-12-13