Archive for February, 2013

Local students learn healthy habits

Posted: Tuesday, February 26th, 2013 at 8:11 am

First and second graders at St. James have been learning how to pick better snacks and make healthier choices through a program called “Pick a Better Snack.”

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Preparing for snow

Posted: Tuesday, February 26th, 2013 at 8:11 am

In preparation for today’s snowfall, road crews worked yesterday to clear streets of snow from last week’s wintry storm.

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Two weekend arrests

Posted: Tuesday, February 26th, 2013 at 8:10 am

David Mathis, 53, of Chicago was arrested at Riverside Casino Saturday afternoon, according to a press release from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.

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Eleanor Timmins

Posted: Tuesday, February 26th, 2013 at 7:39 am

Funeral services for 73 year old Eleanor Timmons of Washington will be held at 10:30AM Thurday at the United Methodist Church in Washington.

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First Meeting of New Kalona Committee Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, February 26th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The public is invited to the first meeting of a committee formed to look at a proposed building that would be shared by the City of Kalona and Mid-Prairie School District.

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Mid-Prairie Girl’s Enter First Round of State Competition

Posted: Tuesday, February 26th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The Mid-Prairie girl’s basketball team is in Des Moines today for the first round of the state competition.

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Work on Riverside Comprehensive Plan to Begin in March

Posted: Tuesday, February 26th, 2013 at 6:21 am

The City of Riverside is preparing to update their comprehensive plan.

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Wayland Mennonite Meal

Posted: Tuesday, February 26th, 2013 at 4:17 am

Title: Wayland Mennonite Meal
Description: The Wayland Mennonite youth group is holding a taco meal following church services on Sunday, March 10 at 11:30. All proceeds go to finance a youth trip to Phoenix.
Date: 2013-03-10

Harper K of C Fish Fry

Posted: Tuesday, February 26th, 2013 at 4:17 am

Title: Harper K of C Fish Fry
Description: Harper Knights of Columbus will again be sponsoring a Fish Fry Friday, March 1st from 5 to 8pm at the KC Hall in Harper.
Date: 2013-03-01

Tree Trimming Workshop

Posted: Tuesday, February 26th, 2013 at 4:16 am

Title: Tree Trimming Workshop
Description: Columbus Junction Trees Forever and Louisa County Master Gardeners will host a tree trimming and basic tree care workshop on Saturday, March 9 from 10:30 to noon at the Louisa County Fairgrounds.
Date: 2013-03-09

CJ Farmers Market Meeting

Posted: Tuesday, February 26th, 2013 at 4:16 am

Title: CJ Farmers Market Meeting
Description: The Columbus Junction Farmers Market Meeting is scheduled for Friday, March 8th at 8:30. This is for those interested in selling at this years farmers market. There will be a food safety and postharvest workshop, followed by a short planning and lunch. For reservations call 319-728-7971.
Date: 2013-03-08

Lending Hands Soup Supper

Posted: Tuesday, February 26th, 2013 at 4:15 am

Title: Lending Hands Soup Supper
Description: Lending Hands Soup Supper is being held Monday, March 4th from 5 to 7pm. Carry out will be available. Adults are $8, children under 10 are $4. For more information call 653-2661.
Date: 2013-03-04

Tour of France

Posted: Tuesday, February 26th, 2013 at 4:15 am

Title: Tour of France
Description: A four hand piano performance entitled Tour of France is being held Wednesday, February 27th from 12:15 to 12:45.
Date: 2013-02-27

Ainsworth Opera House Breakfast

Posted: Tuesday, February 26th, 2013 at 4:14 am

Title: Ainsworth Opera House Breakfast
Description: The Ainsworth Opera House will hold their breakfast buffet on Saturday March 2, 2013 from 7 to 9 am. Cost is $7 per person, children 10 and under free with adult. Menu will include biscuits and gravy, ham, links, eggs, salads and more. This is a fundraiser for the Opera House.
Date: 2013-03-02

Hike Wildcat Den

Posted: Tuesday, February 26th, 2013 at 4:12 am

Title: Hike Wildcat Den
Description: Louisa County Conservation is holding the next eXtreme Adventure event on Saturday, March 2nd from 10am to 3pm. Participants will Hike Wildcat Den at Wildcat Deb State Park. For more information call 319-523-8381.
Date: 2013-03-02

Fairfield K of C Fish Fry

Posted: Tuesday, February 26th, 2013 at 4:12 am

Title: Fairfield K of C Fish Fry
Description: Fairfield Knights of Columbus Fish Fry is being held Friday, March 1st and Friday, March 15th at St. Mary in Fairfield. The catfish dinner will include a baked potato, side dish and dessert. Proceeds go to High School Senior Scholarships.
Date: 2013-03-01

Pekin After Prom 6 on 6 Basketball, Pasta Meal

Posted: Tuesday, February 26th, 2013 at 4:11 am

Title: Pekin After Prom 6 on 6 Basketball, Pasta Meal
Description: The Pekin After Prom is sponsoring a 6 on 6 Basketball Tournament on Saturday, March 2nd at 6pm at the Pekin High School Gym. A meal consisting of pasta, garlic bread and salad will be served from 5 to 6:30 for $5. All proceeds go to the After Prom Party 2013.
Date: 2013-03-02

Tip Night Fundraiser

Posted: Tuesday, February 26th, 2013 at 4:10 am

Title: Tip Night Fundraiser
Description: The Jackson Jets 4-H Club is holding a tip night fundraiser at the Washington Pizza Ranch Wednesday, February 27th.
Date: 2013-02-27

Washington Page

Posted: Monday, February 25th, 2013 at 1:01 pm

Today we talk about the Safe Routes to School Grant with Lincoln Elementary Principal, Dave Hoffman.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, February 25th, 2013 at 1:00 pm

Today we talk about flu season and the Safe Routes to School Grant with Washington County Public Health’s Lynn Fisher.