Archive for February, 2013

Mid-Prairie Plays First Round of Playoffs Tonight

Posted: Saturday, February 9th, 2013 at 8:29 am

The Mid-Prairie girls start their post season tonight with South Tama.

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WACO Boys Beat New London

Posted: Saturday, February 9th, 2013 at 8:28 am

The WACO boys were winners in their shootout game over New London 63-31.

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Top Ranked Bears Flex Muscles In Showdown

Posted: Saturday, February 9th, 2013 at 8:28 am

In a match of the top two teams in class 1A Friday night in Wellman, the #1 undefeated Danville Bears ran through undefeated #2 Lone Tree 64-41. The game heard on KCII was the championship game of the Southeast Iowa Superconference Shoot out. Lone Tree led 5-2 out of the gate, but the turning point of the night came early as Danville erased the Lion’s early lead with a 22-0 run that spanned 9 minutes, led by Stephen Soukup who scored the first 13 for the Bears. After the game Lone Tree Head Coach Tom Squires broke down the Danville run and the dry spell by his team.

“We went on a 5-2 lead early, and then they went on a big run, and I just didn’t think we had an answer for it, I thought our kids panicked a little bit on the offensive end, I thought we took some shots that we shouldn’t have taken, and I thought that we weren’t very patient against their zone,” Squires said. “Once we got down eight or nine, we tried to make up that lead in two possessions, we shot a lot from the perimeter, we didn’t look at our post players much and then all of a sudden those shots don’t fall they get a run out and then all of a sudden that eight or nine point lead goes up to 20 or 25.”

The run led to a 35-12 Danville lead at the break. In the second half the Bears put together a quick 5-0 burst to keep momentum. Lone Tree was unable to get closer than 23 despite better offensive and defensive execution. Stephen Soukup had a game high 30, Michael Soukup added 17 in the win for Danville. Lone Tree was led by Bryan Forbes and his 16 points. The victory extends Danville’s conference winning streak to an amazing 75 games, they are now 21-0 on the year. Lone Tree is now 21-1 and will get set for first round district action next week.

WMU Boys Grab Win Over Harmony

Posted: Saturday, February 9th, 2013 at 8:28 am

The WMU boys were winners over Harmony in the Southeast Iowa Superconference Shootout last night 60-32.

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Driver Injured in Single Vehicle Accident

Posted: Saturday, February 9th, 2013 at 6:26 am
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Area emergency personnel responded to a single vehicle accident yesterday afternoon.

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City Creates New Funds for Future Projects

Posted: Saturday, February 9th, 2013 at 6:25 am

The city of Washington has created three new funds that will hold money for possible future projects.

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New Handicapped Parking Will be Added on Washington Square

Posted: Saturday, February 9th, 2013 at 6:24 am

Two new handicapped parking spots will be added to the northeast side of downtown Washington.

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First Meeting for Community Enhancement Program Held in Keota

Posted: Saturday, February 9th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Ideas on how to improve Keota were brought to the table at a public meeting this week.

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A Benefit for Cousins

Posted: Saturday, February 9th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The Pekin area Church Women United is sponsoring a benefit this weekend.

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MAP Testing Held at Mid-Prairie School District

Posted: Saturday, February 9th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Mid-Prairie recently held testing that’s done several times a year at each of its schools.

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Lincoln Elementary and 4-H Offer Science Camp

Posted: Saturday, February 9th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Washington County 4-H and Lincoln Elementary School in Washington are combining efforts to offer a science mini-camp.

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One Injured in Single Vehicle Accident

Posted: Friday, February 8th, 2013 at 2:56 pm
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Area emergency personnel responded to a single vehicle accident this afternoon.

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Washington Page

Posted: Friday, February 8th, 2013 at 1:01 pm

Today we hear a brief overview from fair board member Don Lewis about a new round barn at the Washington County Fairgrounds.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, February 8th, 2013 at 1:00 pm

Today we talk with Kalona City Administrator Ryan Schlabaugh about a shared building between the City of Kalona and Mid-Prairie School District that’s been proposed.

FOR SALE

Posted: Friday, February 8th, 2013 at 9:02 am

500 gal LP tank – $800
319-461-6024

FOR SALE

Posted: Friday, February 8th, 2013 at 9:01 am

235 75 15 Chevy aluminum 5 bolt rims – $300 total set of 4
1998 Dodge Ram 1500 van, 98k miles – $3,000
641-919-0094

FOR SALE

Posted: Friday, February 8th, 2013 at 8:56 am

Radial arm saw, Sears brand, 10″ – $150
One bedroom apartment – $425
319-461-6234

FOR SALE

Posted: Friday, February 8th, 2013 at 8:55 am

Seasoned firewood
319-548-2646

FOR RENT

Posted: Friday, February 8th, 2013 at 8:55 am

One bedroom, includes all utilities, TV and internet service, plus acces to free, shared washer/dryer. No pets, no smoking – $500/month plus deposit and references.
319-461-6145

February 8, 2013

Posted: Friday, February 8th, 2013 at 8:54 am

Birthday Winner – Kevin Smith, 56 Years, Brighton

Anniversary Winners – Joanne & Arnold Brugge, 55 Years, Washington