Archive for December, 2012

Geminid Meteor Shower Viewing

Posted: Saturday, December 8th, 2012 at 5:12 pm

Title: Geminid Meteor Shower Viewing
Description: Louisa County Conservation is holding a star gazing and Geminid meteor shower viewing on Thursday from 6 to 9pm at the Langwood Education Center. Bring a chair, a mug for hot chocolate and dress for the weather.
Date: 2012-12-13

Christmas Eve Service

Posted: Saturday, December 8th, 2012 at 5:12 pm

Title: Christmas Eve Service
Description: Sigourney Christian Church is holding a Christmas Eve service at 9pm. The church is located at 308 South Jefferson.
Date: 2012-12-24

Washington Girls Fight For A Win

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

The Washington girl’s basketball team went to Fairfield and took care of business last night getting the win 44-39.

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Demon Boys Struggle In the Clutch

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

The Washington Demon boy’s struggles continued last night against Fairfield, as they fell 43-38.

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Mid-Prairie Dealt First Loss of the Season

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

Trying to win their third road game in 72 hours and fourth straight overall to open the season, the MidPrairie boys were stopped just short Friday night in Iowa City, falling to Regina 57-54.

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Golden Hawks Suffer Second Straight Setback

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

The #9 ranked Mid-Prairie girls suffered their second straight Cedar Valley Conference loss Friday
night at Iowa City Regina 54-51.

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City Amends Luke’s Sanitation Contract to Include Downtown Recycling Dumpster Pickup

Posted: Saturday, December 8th, 2012 at 6:25 am

In about six weeks, downtown Washington residents will have a large dumpster for depositing recycling.

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Kalona Awaiting Capacity Estimates from DNR

Posted: Saturday, December 8th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The City of Kalona will hold off on making a decision regarding a compost area and updated burning ordinance.

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Hamakua Place has Annual Fundraiser Today

Posted: Saturday, December 8th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Hamakua Place, Washington’s faith-based youth center, has their fifth annual Christmas Extravaganza fundraiser today.

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Winter Weather Could Begin this Weekend

Posted: Saturday, December 8th, 2012 at 6:23 am

After a mostly calm and mild fall in southeast Iowa, this weekend could prove to be the first dose of winter weather.

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Christmas Concert Tomorrow at IMS

Posted: Saturday, December 8th, 2012 at 6:22 am

Iowa Mennonite School’s annual Christmas Concert is this weekend.

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Upcoming Holiday Shipping Deadlines

Posted: Saturday, December 8th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The deadlines for shipping packages overseas for the holidays are getting close.

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Special Needs Support Group

Posted: Saturday, December 8th, 2012 at 3:28 am

Title: Special Needs Support Group
Location: 1506 5th St., Washington
Description: A support group for parents with special-needs children is starting in Washington. There will be a celebration Monday, December 17 from 11am to 1pm at the old New Oaks Nazarene Church. Call Angie by Monday, December 10 to register: 319-591-8064
Date: 2012-12-17

Caregiver Support Group

Posted: Saturday, December 8th, 2012 at 3:24 am

Title: Caregiver Support Group
Location: Halcyon House
Description: Halcyon House will have a Caregivers’ Support Group Meeting on Thursday, December 20 at 2pm. The theme is: “How to help enjoy the Holiday Season”, led by Bonnie Boshart. Everyone welcome. Come share your thoughts and ideas on this subject. Light refreshments will be served.
Date: 2012-12-20

Washington Page

Posted: Friday, December 7th, 2012 at 1:01 pm

Today we talk with Washington City Administrator Brent Hinson about the proposed Cafe Ordinance and an agreement with FFA regarding farm ground.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, December 7th, 2012 at 1:00 pm

Kalona City Administrator Ryan Schlabaugh updates us on an floodplain insurance extension the city was granted by FEMA and the DNR, and we also talk about the future of a new compost area and an updated burning ordinance.

Cherry Picker Strikes Washington Overpass

Posted: Friday, December 7th, 2012 at 9:56 am

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Last night a vehicle driving northbound on North 2nd Avenue struck the railroad overpass.

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FOR SALE

Posted: Friday, December 7th, 2012 at 8:57 am

1990 Ford F150 4×4 with western snow plow – $2,500
319-863-3846

FOR RENT

Posted: Friday, December 7th, 2012 at 8:57 am

One bedroom apt for rent. No pets. No smoking. All utilities included, Tenant in good standing get free laundry facilities and a/c, plus added bonuses – $525/month + deposit and references. Available immediately.
319-461-6145

FOR SALE

Posted: Friday, December 7th, 2012 at 8:56 am

Hall Tree, good shape, heavy duty – $40 firm.
319-653-3634