Archive for February, 2013

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.

ACC Baked Potato Meal

Posted: Saturday, February 9th, 2013 at 5:40 pm

Title: ACC Baked Potato Meal
Description: The ACC Mission Committee is sponsoring a baked potato meal at Ainsworth Community Church, following church services on Sunday, March 10th. There will be baked potatoes and sweet potatoes with a variety of toppings and sandwiches. Proceeds go to “Society of St. Andrews.”
Date: 2013-03-10

Night of Worship, Praise and Prayer

Posted: Saturday, February 9th, 2013 at 4:10 pm

Title: Night of Worship, Praise and Prayer
Description: A night of worship, praise and prayer is being held Sunday, February 10th from 7 to 8:30 at First Christian Church in Washington. Please bring at least two non-perishable food items to support local food banks.
Date: 2013-02-10

WEEK of WIND

Posted: Saturday, February 9th, 2013 at 4:10 pm

Title: WEEK of WIND
Description: Washington County Extension & 4-H and Lincoln Elementary are partnering together Feb 25-Feb 28 to offer a 4 day mini-science camp called WEEK of WIND. Open to any 5th grade student who wants to experiment with science, mechanical engineering and wind energy. Registrations are being accepted until Friday, February 15th.
Date: 2013-02-15

Mid-Prairie Spring Musical

Posted: Saturday, February 9th, 2013 at 4:09 pm

Title: Mid-Prairie Spring Musical
Description: Mid-Prairie will present their spring musical, Cinderella, on Friday, April 19th and Saturday, April 20th at 7:30pm. For tickets call 319-325-6020.
Start Date: 2013-04-19
End Date: 2013-04-20