Archive for March, 2013

WANTED

Posted: Monday, March 18th, 2013 at 8:57 am

Non-working air conditioners, batteries, junk cars in and around Washington for free pick-up
Good used refrigerator to put in a garage for free or cheap
319-461-2013 or 319-461-1657

March 18, 2013

Posted: Monday, March 18th, 2013 at 8:56 am

Birthday Winner – Kaitlyn Hora, Washington

Anniversary Winners – Sherry & Marco Larios

Lone Tree Girls Run at Dickinson Relays Tonight

Posted: Monday, March 18th, 2013 at 8:30 am

The Lone Tree girl’s track and field team will travel up to UNI today for the girl’s day at the Dickinson Relays at UNI.

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Washington and IMS Girls Score Top Finishes at Central Indoor

Posted: Monday, March 18th, 2013 at 8:30 am

The Washington and IMS girls ran at the Central Indoor track meet on Saturday morning, and here is a look at both team’s top results from the meet.

For IMS their best finish was Riley Schmieder in the 1500 meter run with a time of 5:51.84 good for 20th place. Other top performances for IMS were Renee Buckwalter finishing 29th in the 800 meters with a time of 2:55.32 and the 4×200 team of Anya Slabaugh, Kristin Davis, Schmieder and Buckwalter finishing 34th with a time of 2:07.63.

On the Demon’s side, they had multiple top 10 finishes at the meet, including a first place relay. The 4×200 meter relay team of Macy Merek, Rachael Hall, Natalee Enfield and Stephanie Fishback got first place with a time of 1.54.85, a time that sits 15th in the entire state.

Other top finishes for Washington were Joni Erwin finishing 7th in the shot with a throw of 35’1”, Sammy Ellingson and Lauren Kimball finishing first and second in the high jump, both clearing five feet.

Macy Merek finished third in the 55 meter dash with a time of 7.46 and Kaitlin Buchholz finished 10th in the 55 meter hurdles with a time of 9.34.

The 4×800 meter relay team of Mariah Reighard, Aubrey Zimmer, Kimball and Buchholz finished 10th with a time of 11:19.85. Reighard also finished 5th in the 400 with a time of 66.16, and the Demons 4×400 meter relay team of Grace Redlinger, Ellingson, Hall and Fishback finished 5th with a time of 4:34.84.

IMS and Washington both wrap up their indoor season with the meet, as the Demons will go to the outdoor season on Friday when they travel to Columbus, and IMS with wait until April 4 at Danville

Road Closing Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, March 18th, 2013 at 6:43 am

Tomorrow 140th Street will be closed to thru traffic between W-38 and Highway 1 for regrading and surfacing. The project is part of Washington County’s Comprehensive Road Improvement Project.

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Supervisors’ Meeting to Have Two Presentations

Posted: Monday, March 18th, 2013 at 6:27 am

Two presentations will be given at the board of supervisor’s meeting tomorrow at 9:30 a.m.

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Yard Waste Routes to Resume

Posted: Monday, March 18th, 2013 at 6:26 am

Regular yard waste routes will resume on Tuesday, March 26th and will continue until Wednesday, November 27th, announced the City of Washington Maintenance and Construction Superintendent J.J. Bell.

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Car Fire

Posted: Monday, March 18th, 2013 at 6:25 am

A car fire in the 1300 grid of Ash Avenue was reported to the Henry County Sheriff’s Office at 6:10 p.m. on Thursday.

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PQA Program Offered

Posted: Monday, March 18th, 2013 at 6:25 am

A training for pork producers and others who need certification in the Pork Quality Assurance Plus program will be able to attend a session in Washington on March 28th from 7 to 9 p.m.

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Snow Days Lead to a Shorter Spring Break at Mid-Prairie

Posted: Monday, March 18th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Mid-Prairie is making changes to this school year’s calendar to make up for their 4 snow days.

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Update on Progress Towards Kalona Building Committee Tonight

Posted: Monday, March 18th, 2013 at 6:23 am

An update on the progress being made to form a Community Building Committee is expected at tonight’s Kalona City Council meeting.

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2013 RAGBRAI to Pass Through Keokuk, Jefferson Counties

Posted: Monday, March 18th, 2013 at 6:22 am

An annual bicycle race now in its 41st year will pass through Keokuk and Jefferson counties this summer.

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Legislative Briefing Held

Posted: Monday, March 18th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Four area legislators gathered at the Washington County Courthouse Saturday morning to hear concerns and answer questions from constituents.

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Local Animal Shelter 50 Days Program

Posted: Monday, March 18th, 2013 at 6:21 am

The animal shelter in Washington, PAWS & More, is aiming to spay 50 cats in 50 days now through April 30.

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Daniel D. Sorrell

Posted: Sunday, March 17th, 2013 at 7:52 pm

Daniel D. Sorrell

Celebration of Life services for 51 year-old Daniel ‘Dan’  Sorrell will be at 11am on Tuesday at St. James Catholic Church in Washington.

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Snow Days Lead to a Shorter Spring Break at Mid-Prairie

Posted: Sunday, March 17th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Mid-Prairie is making changes to this school year’s calendar to make up for their 4 snow days.

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Demon Girl’s Track and Field Travel to Pella

Posted: Saturday, March 16th, 2013 at 9:30 am

The Washington Demon girl’s track and field team will travel up to Pella today for their Central indoor meet.

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Demon Boy’s Soccer Team Gets New Field and Coach

Posted: Saturday, March 16th, 2013 at 9:30 am

The Washington Demon soccer team went 0-9 last year, but this year they are shaking it off and going at it again, and with a new coach.

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Carol Lee Mitchell

Posted: Saturday, March 16th, 2013 at 9:25 am

Funeral services for 52-year-old Carol Lee Mitchell of Coralville

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Flooding Warnings in the Area

Posted: Saturday, March 16th, 2013 at 6:29 am

There has been flooding in the area over the past week due to recent rainfall and melting snow.

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