Archive for February, 2013

Demon Bowlers Grab All Conference Honors

Posted: Monday, February 11th, 2013 at 8:30 am

The Washington Demon bowling teams bowled in the Southeast Iowa conference meet this weekend, and both earned some individual conference accomplishments.

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Demon Wrestling Sends Two to State

Posted: Monday, February 11th, 2013 at 8:30 am

Demons send two wrestlers to the state tournament, with Fletcher Green at 113 and Tristan Pohren at 120.

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Mid-Prairie Boys Star Playoffs Tonight

Posted: Monday, February 11th, 2013 at 8:29 am

The Mid-Prairie boy’s basketball team will play their first round of the district playoffs tonight, and it will be a familiar foe.

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Mid-Prairie Wrestling Makes it A Family Affair in Des Moines

Posted: Monday, February 11th, 2013 at 8:29 am

The Mid-Prairie wrestling team qualified two wrestling brothers for the state tournament in Des Moines during Saturday’s district meet at Solon.

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Washington County Recieves Above Average Precipitation in January

Posted: Monday, February 11th, 2013 at 6:25 am

The Department of Natural Resources has released its most recent water summary data for the state of Iowa.

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Washington Pacing Well on Winter Road Supplies Budget

Posted: Monday, February 11th, 2013 at 6:24 am

While the weather so far this year has been typical of an Iowa winter with cold temperatures and some snow and freezing rain, the city of Washington is pacing well ahead of budget for salt and sand supplies.

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Washington Board to Consider Union Contract

Posted: Monday, February 11th, 2013 at 6:24 am

With negotiations taken care of, the Washington County Board of Supervisors is expected to sign off on a union contract tomorrow.

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Discussion on Kalona and Mid-Prairie Joint Venture Begins

Posted: Monday, February 11th, 2013 at 6:23 am

A committee has been formed to look at the community’s interest in creating a shared building between the City of Kalona and Mid-Prairie School District.

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8 Weeks Left in 10 Week Challenge

Posted: Monday, February 11th, 2013 at 6:22 am

With two weeks completed and eight more to go, Washington County continues the 10 Week Wellness Challenge.

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Area Counties Host Food Safety Workshop

Posted: Monday, February 11th, 2013 at 6:21 am

A post-harvest handling and food safety workshop for fruit and vegetable growers is coming to eastern Iowa.

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Hazel Bird

Posted: Monday, February 11th, 2013 at 5:20 am

Celebration of Life Service for 81 year old Hazel Bird of Hayesville will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, February 14, 2013, at Hope Lutheran Church in Sigourney.

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Laverne H. Gardner

Posted: Monday, February 11th, 2013 at 5:11 am

Funeral services for 84 year old Laverne H. Gardner of Iowa City are pending at the Peterseim Funeral Home in Kalona.

February 10, 2013

Posted: Sunday, February 10th, 2013 at 7:35 am

Birthday winner – Linda Wilson

No Anniversary winners

Mid-Prairie Moves On

Posted: Sunday, February 10th, 2013 at 7:05 am

It took a second half comeback Saturday night, but the #13 ranked Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks punched their ticket to the regional semifinals, opening up the post season with a 54-40 win over visiting South Tama.

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Washington City Council Holding Special Meeting

Posted: Sunday, February 10th, 2013 at 6:26 am

The Washington City Council has another special session this week to do regular city business and to discuss next year’s budget.  

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WEDG to Host Program About Local Economy

Posted: Sunday, February 10th, 2013 at 6:26 am

The Washington Economic Development Group is planning to host a program focused on recently compiled information about the local labor force.

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Discussion on Kalona and Mid-Prairie Joint Venture Begins

Posted: Sunday, February 10th, 2013 at 6:25 am

A committee has been formed to look at the community’s interest in creating a shared building between the City of Kalona and Mid-Prairie School District.

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Food Safety and Quality Assurance Training

Posted: Sunday, February 10th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Washington County 4-H members will have a chance to get some training locally.

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Washington County Forgery Charges Dropped Following Murder

Posted: Sunday, February 10th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Two forgery cases in Washington County have been dropped.

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Hazel Bird

Posted: Saturday, February 9th, 2013 at 7:53 pm

Funeral arrangements are pending for 81 year-old Hazel Bird of Hayesville are pending with Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Sigourney.