Archive for February, 2013

Branstad announces cancer awareness for March

Posted: Thursday, February 28th, 2013 at 6:46 am

Governor Terry Branstad is set to sign a proclamation today declaring March as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in Iowa.

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Local Ornithologists to Flock to Keota

Posted: Thursday, February 28th, 2013 at 6:45 am

The 8th Annual Purple Martin Workshop and Seminar will be held Saturday, March 9th at the CAM Iowa Clothing Center, north of Kalona, beginning at 9:10 a.m.  

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Mid-Prairie Large Speech Group’s Attend All State Festival

Posted: Thursday, February 28th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Two groups from Mid-Prairie’s Large Group Speech Team received All State Medals at an Iowa High School Speech Association event this month.  

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City of Wellman Holding Budget Hearing

Posted: Thursday, February 28th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The City of Wellman will hold their budget hearing next week.

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Flu Season Winds Down

Posted: Thursday, February 28th, 2013 at 6:21 am

While flu season may not be over, its activity continues to decrease.

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FOR SALE

Posted: Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 at 9:10 am

Four Continental tires, P235 70 R16 – $200
641-472-4364

FOR SALE

Posted: Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 at 9:09 am

1982 GMC C1500 High Sierra pick up, 5.2 liter diesel, 2 owners, 74,000 miles, runs great, good fuel mileage – $1,300
319-257-3190 (please leave message)

FOR SALE

Posted: Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 at 9:08 am

Black Kenmore microwave w/turntable – $20
319-653-9094

FOR SALE

Posted: Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 at 9:05 am

Black Kenmore microwave with turntable – $20
319-653-9094

February 27, 2013

Posted: Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 at 9:04 am

Birthday Winner – Pam Jackson, Washington

Lady Dutch Too Much; Knock Mid-Prairie Out at State

Posted: Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 at 8:30 am

A hot start and lots of length were enough for #2 MOC-Floyd Valley to keep #13 Mid-Prairie at bay in state quarterfinal action Tuesday in Des Moines.

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Columbus Junction Takes Three All-Conference Spots

Posted: Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 at 8:29 am

Columbus Junction had three girls on Southeast Iowa Superconference All- Conference team and two honorable mentions.

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Mid-Prairie Places First at Jazz Band Competition

Posted: Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Mid-Prairie Jazz Band did well at a competition in Cedar Rapids this past weekend.

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Keota Visioning Committee to Prepare for Community Assessment

Posted: Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Residents of Keota are invited to attend the second meeting of a new committee focused on improving the community.

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Kalona Public Works Getting New Vehicle

Posted: Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 at 6:21 am

The Kalona City council has OK’d the purchase of a new truck.

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County Crews Work to Clear Roads

Posted: Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 at 6:14 am

Road crews have been at work since 5 a.m. this morning, according to J.P. VanSickle, Washington County Maintenance Superintendent.

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Keota Looks to Improve Community

Posted: Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 at 6:14 am

Residents of Keota are invited to attend the second meeting of a new committee focused on improving the community.

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IMS Choir to Sing First Spring Concert

Posted: Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 at 6:13 am

The 25-voice Touring Choir from Iowa Mennonite School will present its first spring concert of the year on Sunday, March 10, at 10:30 a.m.

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City of Kalona to Purchase Truck

Posted: Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 at 6:13 am

The Kalona City council has OK’d the purchase of a new truck. The 2013 1 Ton Silverado pickup truck will be used by the Public Works Department for street work. According to City Administrator Ryan Schlabaugh the price of $12,146 for the truck will be paid for with local option sales tax dollars. He adds that includes equipping the truck with a box, discount from the dealer and the trade in of another truck. The purchase was approved at last week’s meeting.

County to Improve Road Near Brighton

Posted: Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 at 6:12 am

Yesterday at their regular scheduled meeting, the Washington County Board of Supervisors approved a tile crossing permit on 335th, Southwest of Brighton.

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