Archive for February, 2013

Washington Schools Submitting Application for Safe Route Funding

Posted: Wednesday, February 20th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Washington School district is applying for grant money from the state of Iowa.

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Processors Encourage Deliveries Prior to Winter Storm

Posted: Wednesday, February 20th, 2013 at 6:23 am

As the upcoming winter storm approaches, grain buyers from all over Iowa are looking to the skies with the hope of keeping a steady crop of corn and soybeans coming in for processing.

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HW 1 Reduced to One Lane

Posted: Wednesday, February 20th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Traffic on Highway 1 will continue to be affected by construction for most of the day.

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Seedlings Get Head Start Indoors

Posted: Wednesday, February 20th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Winter weather may be in the forecast but you can still give your green thumb a workout.

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Washington County 4-H Dodgeball

Posted: Tuesday, February 19th, 2013 at 9:13 pm

Title: Washington County 4-H Dodgeball
Description: The Washington County 4-H County Council will host their annual 4-H Dodgeball Tournament on Sunday, March 10th at Washington High School beginning at 1pm The Dodgeball Tournament is open to all 4-H members in Washington County. Registration is due March 7th. All Washington County 4-Hers are welcome to participate.
Date: 2013-03-07

St Patrick’s Day Sunday Brunch

Posted: Tuesday, February 19th, 2013 at 9:12 pm

Title: St Patrick\’s Day Sunday Brunch
Description: The St Patrick’s Day Sunday Brunch is being held Sunday, March 17th from 11am to 2pm. This is a fundraiser for the Friends of Lake Darling Four Season Cabins Project. Reservations will be accepted beginning Monday, February 25th.
Date: 2013-03-17

Iowa DNR Park Restoration Outlook

Posted: Tuesday, February 19th, 2013 at 9:12 pm

Title: Iowa DNR Park Restoration Outlook
Description: The Iowa DNR Parks and Engineering staff will hold their Park Restoration Outlook for 2013-2014 on Thursday, March 7th from 6 to 7pm at the Lake Darling Lodge. A brief Q&A will follow. The public is encouraged to attend.
Date: 2013-03-07

Ainsworth Fun Days 2013 Kickoff Fundraiser

Posted: Tuesday, February 19th, 2013 at 9:11 pm

Title: Ainsworth Fun Days 2013 Kickoff Fundraiser
Description: The Ainsworth Fun Days 2013 Kickoff Fundraiser at the Ainsworth Elementary Gym will be held Saturday, March 16th at 4:30. The free will donation meal will include a taco or burrito with sides. The auction begins at 6:30pm.
Date: 2013-03-16

Chalk Gospel

Posted: Tuesday, February 19th, 2013 at 9:11 pm

Title: Chalk Gospel
Description: Chalk Artist Randy Davis of Ottumwa will share the Gospel through chalk drawings at the Washington United Methodist Church in the Sanctuary. All are welcome to attend this free community event on Thursday, March 28th at 7pm.
Date: 2013-03-28

2013 World Day of Prayer

Posted: Tuesday, February 19th, 2013 at 9:10 pm

Title: 2013 World Day of Prayer
Description: The 2013 World Day of Prayer service will be held on Friday, March 1st at 1:30 at the Washington United Methodist Church. The theme is “Welcoming the Stranger” and the public is invited to attend. Call Shirley at 653-5283.
Date: 2013-03-01

Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, February 19th, 2013 at 1:01 pm

KCII General Manager Joe Nichols explains how the Home Shopping Extravaganza works.

February 19, 2013

Posted: Tuesday, February 19th, 2013 at 9:11 am

Birthday Winner – Ruth Schaeffer, Washington

Demon Boys Finish Season with Loss to Solon

Posted: Tuesday, February 19th, 2013 at 8:30 am

The Washington Demon boy’s basketball team ended their season last night after losing to Solon 58-40.

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Demon Girls Play for State Tonight Against Xavier

Posted: Tuesday, February 19th, 2013 at 8:30 am

The Washington demon girl’s basketball team plays for a chance to go to state tonight against Cedar Rapids Xavier.

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IMS Hosts BGM in Second Round of Postseason Basketball

Posted: Tuesday, February 19th, 2013 at 8:29 am

The IMS boys play their second round game of the postseason tonight when they host BGM.

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Washington School Board May Look for Other Ways to Pay for Boiler

Posted: Tuesday, February 19th, 2013 at 6:25 am

After a month of reflection and feedback from the community, the Washington School Board may decide not to go forward with a bond issue.

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Alive After 5 Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, February 19th, 2013 at 6:24 am

The Chamber’s next Alive After 5 will be held this today at the Chamber office from 5 to 7 p.m.

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WACO Officially Selects New Superintendent

Posted: Tuesday, February 19th, 2013 at 6:23 am

WACO School District formally announced the hiring of a new superintendent at last night’s school board meeting.

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Students in Washington County Participating in Wellness Program

Posted: Tuesday, February 19th, 2013 at 6:22 am

While adults in the county are busy with the Live Healthy Iowa 10 Week Wellness Challenge, the county’s students are as well.

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Washington High School Students Explore GMO’s

Posted: Tuesday, February 19th, 2013 at 6:22 am

What do you know about biotechnology and genetically modified food? Science students at Washington High School want to find out.  

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