Archive for March, 2013

Budget for County Approved, Lower than Last Year

Posted: Thursday, March 14th, 2013 at 6:27 am

The Washington county budget for fiscal year 2013-14 was approved Tuesday morning by the board of supervisors.

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Public Meeting on US 61 Reconstruction in Louisa County Tonight

Posted: Thursday, March 14th, 2013 at 6:25 am

A public meeting is being held for those with questions about the proposed four-lane reconstruction of U.S. 61 in Louisa County.

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School Board to Address Boiler Issue

Posted: Thursday, March 14th, 2013 at 6:25 am

Potential facility improvements and SIAC parent recommendations were a hot topic at the Washington County School Board meeting last night.

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Blankets Made and Donated by 4-H’ers

Posted: Thursday, March 14th, 2013 at 6:24 am

Local 4-H'ers made and donated blankets to the University of Iowa Hospitals. (Photo courtesy of Washington 4-H)

Recently, 15 members of a local 4-H club, the Lime Creek Limelights, made polar-fleece blankets for the University of Iowa Hospital’s Preemie Project to complete a community service project.

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Wave of Law Enforcement to be Out Over Holiday Weekend

Posted: Thursday, March 14th, 2013 at 6:23 am

A Special Traffic Enforcement Program wave will be this weekend across the state, beginning today, announced the Governor’s Traffic Safety Bureau.

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Kalona Creates Preliminary Plan for Future Road Work

Posted: Thursday, March 14th, 2013 at 6:23 am

A preliminary plan for Kalona’s future road improvement projects has been put together.

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FOR SALE

Posted: Wednesday, March 13th, 2013 at 9:37 am

Porter Cable 7 horsepower, 80 gallon, upright, 240 volt, 175 PSI air compressor – $1,150 obo

319-653-8151

FOR SALE

Posted: Wednesday, March 13th, 2013 at 9:36 am

Seasoned firewood – $100 truckload, $75 you pick up

Hauley Carburetor

319-548-2646

WANTED

Posted: Wednesday, March 13th, 2013 at 9:36 am

Burn barrels

Dressers with at least 5 drawers

319-931-5770

WANTED

Posted: Wednesday, March 13th, 2013 at 9:35 am

Old LP records

319-321-3756

WANTED

Posted: Wednesday, March 13th, 2013 at 9:35 am

Child booster seat for car, in good shape & clean

653-6095

WANTED

Posted: Wednesday, March 13th, 2013 at 9:35 am

Chest Freezer

319-256-2655

WANTED

Posted: Wednesday, March 13th, 2013 at 9:34 am

195 75 R15 tires for Chevy Tracker

319-591-0676

March 13, 2013

Posted: Wednesday, March 13th, 2013 at 9:34 am

Birthday Winner – Beverly Murry, 80 Years, Columbus Junction

Anniversary Winners – Lori & Steve Cave, Keota

Lone Tree Has Four Make All-Conference and Two Honorable Mentions

Posted: Wednesday, March 13th, 2013 at 8:30 am

Lone Tree had five players make the all-conference list this season and two honorable mentions.

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Stoutner Scored Six in William Penn Loss

Posted: Wednesday, March 13th, 2013 at 8:29 am

In last night’s NAIA Div. II national title game, William Penn lost to Cardinal Stritch 73-59.

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Two Men Arrested on Meth Charges

Posted: Wednesday, March 13th, 2013 at 6:31 am

Mike Miller

Jeff Marie

Two Washington men were arrested following an executed search warrant where a methamphetamine lab was found.

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Commission to Report on Rescinding Zoning

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

The Washington County Board of Supervisors yesterday approved a motion to ask the planning and zoning commission to submit a report regarding rescinding zoning and potential ramifications if it is rescinded.

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S.A.V.E. Child Support Act Proposed by Grassley

Posted: Wednesday, March 13th, 2013 at 6:25 am

Iowa Republican Senator Chuck Grassley, along with New Jersey Democratic Senator Robert Menendez, introduced the “Strengthen and Vitalize Enforcement (SAVE) of Child Support Act.”

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Keota Required to Add on to Lagoon System

Posted: Wednesday, March 13th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Keota will need to make changes to their wastewater plant, in order to receive their wastewater discharge permit.

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