Archive for December, 2012

Local Sandy Hook Candlelight Vigil Today

Posted: Sunday, December 23rd, 2012 at 6:25 am

A special remembrance is planned this evening in Washington for those people killed in a Connecticut elementary school last week.

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Honor Flight to Present Flag at Tomorrow’s Board Meeting

Posted: Sunday, December 23rd, 2012 at 6:25 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors will meet today due to the Christmas holiday.

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Washington Office Closings

Posted: Sunday, December 23rd, 2012 at 6:24 am

Tomorrow is Christmas Eve, which means most government offices are closed until Wednesday.

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New Class at Washington High School

Posted: Sunday, December 23rd, 2012 at 6:24 am

Once classes do return at Washington High School, there is a new class offered.

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Garbage Pickup Times Changed for Some in Washington

Posted: Sunday, December 23rd, 2012 at 6:23 am

With the holiday this week, garbage pickup days will be a little different for some people in the City of Washington.

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K of C Roast Beef Dinner

Posted: Saturday, December 22nd, 2012 at 2:34 pm

Title: K of C Roast Beef Dinner
Description: The Knights of Columbus will hold a Roast Beef Dinner at St Mary’s Church in Riverside on Saturday, January 12th from 6 to 7:30pm. Carryout will be available. Proceeds benefit youth activities.
Date: 2013-01-12

Christmas Eve Service

Posted: Saturday, December 22nd, 2012 at 2:32 pm

Title: Christmas Eve Service
Description: Kalona United Christian and Baptist Church is holding a Christmas Eve Service at 7:00 pm. The Christmas Story with Scripture, Carols and Communion are planned.
Date: 2012-12-24

Candlelight Christmas Eve Service

Posted: Saturday, December 22nd, 2012 at 2:29 pm

Title: Candlelight Christmas Eve Service
Description: Wayland Mennonite Church is holding a Candlelight Christmas Eve Service. This year, the service will begin at 11:30pm instead of 11:00pm.
Date: 2012-12-24

Demon Wrestling Ranked in 2A

Posted: Saturday, December 22nd, 2012 at 8:30 am

The Iowa Wrestling Coaches and Officials association have released their dual team ratings, and Washington is the only Southeast Iowa school to make the list.

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Demons and Golden Hawks Both Ranked in Girls Basketball

Posted: Saturday, December 22nd, 2012 at 8:29 am

The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union released their most recent rankings.

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Methamphetamine Detected in Washington Apartment

Posted: Saturday, December 22nd, 2012 at 7:51 am

An apartment near downtown Washington has tested positive for methamphetamine.

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Winter Storm Leaves Behind Road Problems

Posted: Saturday, December 22nd, 2012 at 6:26 am

Our first winter storm passed through the area Thursday and continued to cause problems yesterday.

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Appointments Made to Housing Task Force

Posted: Saturday, December 22nd, 2012 at 6:24 am

Initial appointments have been made to the proposed Housing Improvement Task Force. During Wednesday’s Washington City Council meeting, Mayor Sandra Johnson shared the list of 8 people she would like on the task force. It was mentioned at the meeting that suggestions are still being taken from council members. Additional appointments will be shared at their next meeting in early January.

Mayoral Appointments

Craig Davis

Richard Gilmore

Tom Wide

Trent Whisler

Connie Larson

Sandra Johnson

Ed Lins

Kathy Henry

City Ordinance Aimed at Encouraging Snow Shoveling

Posted: Saturday, December 22nd, 2012 at 6:24 am

After roughly four inches of snowfall and blowing snow conditions, City of Washington administrative staff have a reminder about the city’s snow clearing rules.  

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Candle Light Vigil to be held in Washington

Posted: Saturday, December 22nd, 2012 at 6:24 am

In the hopes of respectfully honoring those who died during the tragedy in Connecticut and bringing the community together, a candle light vigil has been organized.

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East Side Park Taking Shape

Posted: Saturday, December 22nd, 2012 at 6:23 am

A park in Washington has been getting attention from the city.

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Poinsettia’s Remain Popular during Holidays

Posted: Saturday, December 22nd, 2012 at 6:21 am

During the holiday season, seeing a poinsettia is not unlikely.

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Washington Page

Posted: Friday, December 21st, 2012 at 1:01 pm

For today’s Washington Page Washington County Conservation Board Executive Director Steve Anderson talks about several projects.

Mid-Prairie Basketball Canceled Tonight

Posted: Friday, December 21st, 2012 at 9:57 am

Mid-Prairie Basketball scheduled for tonight against Clear Creek Amana has been cancelled for tonight. A make up date will be announced later today.

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Posted: Friday, December 21st, 2012 at 9:35 am

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