Archive for January, 2013

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.

Crawfordsville Lions Pancake Supper

Posted: Friday, January 25th, 2013 at 4:36 pm

Title: Crawfordsville Lions Pancake Supper
Description: The Crawfordsville Lions Pancake Supper is being held Saturday, February 9th from 4 to 7pm. Cost is $7 in advance or $8 at the door. $5 for ages 12 and under and preschool age children are free.
Date: 2013-02-09

Alive After Five

Posted: Friday, January 25th, 2013 at 4:34 pm

Title: Alive After Five
Description: An Alive After Five event is being held at St. James Catholic School on Tuesday, January 29th from 5 to 7pm, in recognition of catholic schools week. Café Dodici will provide appetizers.
Date: 2013-01-29

Lunch and Learn

Posted: Friday, January 25th, 2013 at 4:34 pm

Title: Lunch and Learn
Description: Washington Y Senior Dining will host a “Lunch and Learn” event on Thursday, January 31st from 11:15 to 12:15pm. The seminar will provide tips for living with diabetes and low vision.
Date: 2013-01-31

My Funny Fiber Valentine

Posted: Friday, January 25th, 2013 at 4:33 pm

Title: My Funny Fiber Valentine
Description: My Funny Fiber Valentine workshop is being held Saturday, February 9th at 1pm. Contact the library for more information or to sign up.
Date: 2013-02-09

Knit-a-Long

Posted: Friday, January 25th, 2013 at 4:33 pm

Title: Knit-a-Long
Description: The Washington Public Library is kicking off Fiber Arts February with a Knit-a-Long starting Friday, February 1st at 7pm. The class is for both beginner and intermediate knitters. The class will also meet the two consecutive Fridays. Contact the library for more information or to sign up.
Date: 2013-02-01

Super Bowl Party

Posted: Friday, January 25th, 2013 at 4:33 pm

Title: Super Bowl Party
Description: A church wide Super Bowl party is being held at Faith Baptist Church during the game on February 3rd.
Date: 2013-02-03

K of C Roast Beef Dinner

Posted: Friday, January 25th, 2013 at 4:32 pm

Title: K of C Roast Beef Dinner
Description: The Knights of Columbus will be hosting a Roast Beef Dinner Saturday, February 9th Starts at 6:00pm at St. Mary’s in Riverside. Carry outs will be available. Proceeds go to fund youth events. Cost is $9.00.
Date: 2013-02-09

Opera House Breakfast

Posted: Friday, January 25th, 2013 at 4:32 pm

Title: Opera House Breakfast
Description: Breakfast is being served at the Ainsworth Opera House on Saturday, February 2nd from 7 to 9am. Cost is $7, kids 10 and under are free with an adult. This is a fundraiser for the Opera House.
Date: 2013-02-02

Book Signing in Washington

Posted: Friday, January 25th, 2013 at 4:31 pm

Title: Book Signing in Washington
Description: Author Jim Hughes is holding a book signing event on February 2nd from 9 to 11am at Coffee Corner in Washington. Hughes will be signing copies of his book C Through Marriage.
Date: 2013-02-02

IMS Chili Supper

Posted: Friday, January 25th, 2013 at 4:31 pm

Title: IMS Chili Supper
Description: Iowa Mennonite School is holding their annual Chili Supper on Saturday, February 9th from 4:30 to 8pm in the school gym. Tickets are available from students in the senior class or by calling the school. Funds raised help finance the class trip to Washington, DC.
Date: 2013-02-09

Washington Page

Posted: Friday, January 25th, 2013 at 1:01 pm

WEDG Executive Director Ed Raber talks about how school enrollment trends affect the community.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, January 25th, 2013 at 1:00 pm

Kierstan Peck with Washington County Obesity Prevention Task Force talks about their initiatives for 2013.

FOR SALE

Posted: Friday, January 25th, 2013 at 9:11 am

Insulated bib overalls, 5X – $25
Insulated Jackets, 4X – $25
319-461-1775

FOR SALE

Posted: Friday, January 25th, 2013 at 9:10 am

2008 Honda Rebel – $3,500
641-472-4364

FOR SALE

Posted: Friday, January 25th, 2013 at 9:10 am

1996 Dodge Caravan, V6, 7 passenger, power everything – $3,200
319-461-7936

FOR SALE

Posted: Friday, January 25th, 2013 at 9:09 am

Foosball table – $20 obo
Bunk beds, complete – $40
Two dressers – $35 for one, $50 for one
319-212-0337