Archive for December, 2012

Mary Jane Kerkove Kerber

Posted: Saturday, December 1st, 2012 at 9:04 pm

Mary Jane Kerber

Funeral Mass for 80 year-old Mary Jane Kerkove Kerber of Sigourney will be at 10:30am  Tuesday at St. Mary Catholic Church in Sigourney.

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Washington Falls to Solon on a Fouled Filled Night

Posted: Saturday, December 1st, 2012 at 8:36 pm

The Washington Demons fell to Solon Saturday night 55-49.

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Alive After Five

Posted: Saturday, December 1st, 2012 at 4:20 pm

Title: Alive After Five
Description: An Alive After Five is being held at Marshall Furniture and Flooring on Tuesday from 5 to 7pm. The adults only Annual Wine & Cheese Alive After Five is Christmas themed this year. For more information call 653-2633
Date: 2012-12-04

Recycled Book Christmas Tree Workshop

Posted: Saturday, December 1st, 2012 at 4:19 pm

Title: Recycled Book Christmas Tree Workshop
Description: The Washington Public Library will be making recycled book Christmas trees on Saturday, December 15th at 1pm. the program is open to all ages, but anyone under 12 should be accompanied by an adult. The library will provide the material, unless you have your own book you’d like to recycle. Sign up at the front desk or call 653-2726.
Date: 2012-12-15

Simple Bookbinding Workshop

Posted: Saturday, December 1st, 2012 at 4:18 pm

Title: Simple Bookbinding Workshop
Description: The Washington Public Library is hosting two Simple Bookbinding Workshops on Tuesday, January 8 and Tuesday, January 15 at 6 p.m. Attend one or both workshops to learn how to make a number of book styles, including personal journals and origami books, and to learn stitching techniques. Visit the library to see book samples, get a materials list, and register for the classes.
Date: 2012-01-08

Fixing the Future

Posted: Saturday, December 1st, 2012 at 4:16 pm

Title: Fixing the Future
Description: Come to a free showing of the movie “Fixing the Future” at the Washington Public Library on Thursday, January 3 at 7 p.m. The film follows people and organizations across America that are attempting to reinvent the American economy using sustainable and innovative approaches to create jobs and build prosperity.
Date: 2013-01-03

Smart Investing @ Your Library

Posted: Saturday, December 1st, 2012 at 4:15 pm

Title: Smart Investing @ Your Library
Description: Registration has begun for the Washington Public Library\’s \”Smart Investing @ Your Library\” program. The program is free and includes three investment education courses focused on your stage in life. Registration is open until Friday, January 18, with the program kick-off on Monday, January 21 at 6 p.m. Register in person at the library or call #653-2726.
Date: 2013-01-18

Winter Nature Camp

Posted: Saturday, December 1st, 2012 at 4:14 pm

Title: Winter Nature Camp
Description: A winter nature camp is being held at the Langwood Education Center near Grandview is being December 27th and the 28th for kids in preschool through sixth grade. This year’s camp is all about wild turkeys. Pre-registration is required by December 18th. Cost is $10 per child. For more information call Louisa County Conservation at 319-523-8381.
Date: 2012-12-18

WACO Gets Better of WMU

Posted: Saturday, December 1st, 2012 at 10:15 am

WMU and WACO boys renewed their rivalry last night with WACO getting the win over the Wolves 44-36.

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Washington Girls Play Game Two in Three Days Tonight

Posted: Saturday, December 1st, 2012 at 8:30 am

The Demon girl’s basketball team is in action again tonight when they host Solon.

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Washington Boys Hold On For Win Against Durant

Posted: Saturday, December 1st, 2012 at 8:30 am

The Washington boy’s grabbed the win last night over Durant 57-53.

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#6 Lions Roll in Top Ten Clash

Posted: Saturday, December 1st, 2012 at 8:29 am

Lone Tree and IMS match ups on the boys basketball court always seem to have something extra. In the latest edition Friday night in Lone Tree, fans were treated to an early season showcase of two top ten teams that are expected to contend for the Southeast Iowa Superconference title.

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Columbus Junction Falls to Highland

Posted: Saturday, December 1st, 2012 at 8:28 am

Columbus Junction girl’s basketball team took a loss last night to Highland 38-19.

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New Group Looking to Improve Appearance of Housing in Washington

Posted: Saturday, December 1st, 2012 at 6:26 am

The appearance of housing in the City of Washington is getting examined by city staff, the City Council, and a new group of residents.

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New Minibus Director Getting Up to Speed

Posted: Saturday, December 1st, 2012 at 6:24 am

The new director of the Washington County Mini-Bus has been transitioning into her new role.

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Intensity of Drought Lessens During November

Posted: Saturday, December 1st, 2012 at 6:23 am

Drought conditions are easing across southeast Iowa, but the same can’t be said about other parts of the state.

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Marr Park Program Has Kids Make Gifts

Posted: Saturday, December 1st, 2012 at 6:23 am

The Washington County Conservation Education Center is hosting a program to help kids make their own gifts.  

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WACO Board Reviews Innovative Calendar Progress

Posted: Saturday, December 1st, 2012 at 6:21 am

The WACO School Board held a work session this morning to discuss the progress being made on their proposed innovative school calendar.

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