Archive for December, 2012

WANTED

Posted: Wednesday, December 26th, 2012 at 9:19 am

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WANTED

Posted: Wednesday, December 26th, 2012 at 9:19 am

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GIVE AWAY

Posted: Wednesday, December 26th, 2012 at 9:18 am

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December 26, 2012

Posted: Wednesday, December 26th, 2012 at 8:33 am

Birthday Winner – Hannah McBeth, 8 Years

Demon Girls Practice to Keep Their Offense Hot After the Break

Posted: Wednesday, December 26th, 2012 at 8:30 am

The Washington Demon girl’s basketball team finished 8-2 in the first half of their season and shot 33.8 percent from the field and 54.2 percent from the free throw line.

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Stalled Demon Offense Could Lead to New Starters After the Break

Posted: Wednesday, December 26th, 2012 at 8:30 am

The Demon boy’s basketball team struggled the first half of their season, going into the break with a 1-6 record, their only win coming against Durant on November 30.

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Demon Wrestling is Perfect Through the Break

Posted: Wednesday, December 26th, 2012 at 8:30 am

The Washington wrestling team showed their dominance in the first half of the season and is undefeated in duals.

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Washington School Board Preparing for Evaluations

Posted: Wednesday, December 26th, 2012 at 6:25 am

The Washington Community School District Board is preparing for its annual evaluation of Superintendent Dr. Mike Jorgenson.

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Kalona Chamber Receives Funds for New Tour Bus

Posted: Wednesday, December 26th, 2012 at 6:24 am

One of the biggest tourist draws in the area will soon be welcoming a new addition.

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Reasons Behind Lower Gas Prices

Posted: Wednesday, December 26th, 2012 at 6:24 am

A local gas station owner is providing some reasons for why gas prices have dropped.

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Temple Graduates Military Training

Posted: Wednesday, December 26th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Army Private Nicholas A. Temple has graduated from basic training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, South Carolina.

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Brighton Receives Requested Audit

Posted: Wednesday, December 26th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The Auditor of State has released the audit of a Washington County city.

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Kirkwood to Offer free Classes to Learn English

Posted: Wednesday, December 26th, 2012 at 6:21 am

Kirkwood Washington Center has an upcoming free course to teach basics of the English language for non-native speakers.  Kirkwood-Washington Director Tera Pickens writes that the class will be taught by a local resident: Isabella Santoro.

The class is meant for adults from all language backgrounds and abilities.  It begins in about a month at the start of Kirkwood’s Spring Semester.  There is a level-one English literacy class, and a level two English class.  They will be meeting Mondays and Wednesday evenings. Registration is required.

Pamela Smith

Posted: Tuesday, December 25th, 2012 at 12:23 pm

Celebration of Life Service for 52 year old Pamela Smith of Keota will be at 2:00 p.m. on Friday  at Prairie Flower Baptist Church in rural Washington.

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Candlelight Vigil Brings Community Together

Posted: Tuesday, December 25th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Community members braved the cold last night for a candlelight vigil at a local elementary school.

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Ruth Ver Waayen

Posted: Monday, December 24th, 2012 at 9:37 am

Funeral services for 80 year old Ruth Ver Waayen of Iowa City are 11:00 AM Friday at the Powell Funeral Home in Wellman.

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County and City Offices Holiday Closures

Posted: Monday, December 24th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Many government offices are either closed today or will be closing early due to tomorrow’s holiday.

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Southeast Iowa Remains Dry

Posted: Monday, December 24th, 2012 at 6:24 am
Despite our first dose of winter weather for the season southeast Iowa still remains mired in a drought that has lasted more than 18 months.

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Old Computers can be Recycled to Benefit a Non-Profit Group

Posted: Monday, December 24th, 2012 at 6:22 am

If you are given the gift of a new computer this year, or if you otherwise just want to get rid of an old computer, Goodwill is accepting donations of computers—whether they are in working condition or not.

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Stewart Elementary Plans Another Family Night

Posted: Monday, December 24th, 2012 at 6:21 am

Washington’s preschool through through second-grade elementary school will host another family fun night in January.  

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