Archive for January, 2013

Kalona City Park Improvements Focus for 2013

Posted: Sunday, January 27th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Kalona will turn its attention to the city park this year.

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Catholic Schools Week Begins

Posted: Sunday, January 27th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The Catholic Elementary School in Washington has started their celebration of Catholic Schools Week.

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Preschool Registration

Posted: Saturday, January 26th, 2013 at 3:46 pm

Title: Preschool Registration
Description: Preschool registration night is being held Monday, March 4th from 5:30 to 6:30 in the Stewart Elementary Gym. This is for those parents of children turning 4 years old before September 15th. For more information call 653-3244.
Date: 2013-03-04

Dairy Days

Posted: Saturday, January 26th, 2013 at 3:45 pm

Title: Dairy Days
Description: Dairy Days in Kalona is being held at the Chamber of Commerce office on February 12th from 9:30 to 3pm. Pre-registration is requested by Friday, February 8th. The workshop will cover profitable dairy practices and tools for making smart feeding decisions. For more information contact the Washington County Extension Office at 653-4811.
Date: 2013-02-08

Hillsboro Man Arrested Following Accident

Posted: Saturday, January 26th, 2013 at 8:59 am

An evening accident led to the public intoxication arrest of a Hillsboro man yesterday.

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Demon Girls Fall in Conference Play

Posted: Saturday, January 26th, 2013 at 8:45 am

The Washington Demon girls fell in conference play last night for the first time in two years

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Slow Second Half for Demon Boys Leads to Loss

Posted: Saturday, January 26th, 2013 at 8:45 am

The Demon boys fell to Keokuk 67-46.

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Mid-Prairie Gets Back to Winning Ways

Posted: Saturday, January 26th, 2013 at 8:44 am

The Mid-Prairie girls righted the ship quickly following Tuesday’s conference loss at Durant by posting an impressive 51-36 win over conference foe North Cedar Friday night in Wellman.

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Mid-Prairie Boys Fall to Knights

Posted: Saturday, January 26th, 2013 at 8:44 am

The Mid-Prairie boys basketball team wanted another shot at North Cedar after the Knights beat the Hawks by 40 in Clarence in the first game after winter break.

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Keota Gets Rivalry Game Rout

Posted: Saturday, January 26th, 2013 at 8:43 am

The Keota girls basketball team used a run at the start of each half to take the latest edition of the Sigourney and Keota rivalry Friday night in Sigourney 56-32.

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Sigourney Beats Rivals; Stays Alive In Conference Chase

Posted: Saturday, January 26th, 2013 at 8:43 am

The black and gold train keeps right on rolling down the tracks for the Savages.

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Highland Girls Lose to Pekin Despite Leading Middle Quarters

Posted: Saturday, January 26th, 2013 at 8:42 am

Highland girls fell to Pekin 49-45.

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All Columbus Does is Win

Posted: Saturday, January 26th, 2013 at 8:42 am

The Columbus girls continue to be winners after they beat the WACO girls last night 45-31.

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Sheriff Dunbar Settling Into Role as Sheriff’s Association President

Posted: Saturday, January 26th, 2013 at 6:25 am

The Washington County Sheriff says he is enjoying his new role as the president of the Iowa State Sheriffs’ and Deputies’ Association.

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Vilsack to Continue Serving as Secretary of Ag

Posted: Saturday, January 26th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Tom Vilsack will continue to serve as Secretary of Agriculture, which is beneficial to Iowa according to one State Representative.

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Ice Fishers Warned Thickness May be Inconsistent

Posted: Saturday, January 26th, 2013 at 6:23 am

With the cold streak we’ve been experiencing, ice in the county may be strong enough to support anglers.

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State Senator’s Update from Des Moines

Posted: Saturday, January 26th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The State Senator whose district covers most of Washington County says that committee and sub-committee meetings are beginning.

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Promotion Encourages Farmers to Nominate Local School for Grant

Posted: Saturday, January 26th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Iowa’s farmers have an opportunity to provide additional funding for their local schools.

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Manure Application Workshop Planned

Posted: Saturday, January 26th, 2013 at 6:21 am

The Washington County I-S-U Extension Office will host a workshop next month for confinement site manure applicator certification.

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Arlene Snyder

Posted: Friday, January 25th, 2013 at 5:47 pm

A celebration of life for 86 year old Arlene Snyder of Kalona will be held Monday, January 28, 2013 at 10:00 AM at the First Mennonite Church in Iowa City. Burial will be in the Sharon Hill Cemetery in Kalona, following a luncheon at the church. Visitation will be held Sunday, January 27 from 2-4 and 5-7 PM at the Peterseim Funeral Home in Kalona. A memorial fund has been established for the First Mennonite Church and Pleasantview Home. The Peterseim Funeral Home in Kalona is handling the arrangements.