Archive for March, 2013

Glitches with School Schedules

Posted: Monday, March 11th, 2013 at 5:55 am

Washington School Board members had a special session meeting last week.

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Zoning to be Discussed by Supervisors

Posted: Monday, March 11th, 2013 at 5:55 am

A zoning ordinance discussion will be held during the Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting tomorrow at 9:30 during their regular scheduled meeting.

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Keota Considered Other Districts Before Choosing Mid-Prairie

Posted: Monday, March 11th, 2013 at 5:54 am

Keota has designated Mid-Prairie as the district they would like to partner with in the future, if things aren’t able to continue as they are financially.

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Riverside City Council Holding Work Session

Posted: Monday, March 11th, 2013 at 5:52 am

The Riverside City Council will hold a work session this evening.

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Work at Lake Darling State Park to Commence Next Month

Posted: Monday, March 11th, 2013 at 5:22 am

An update on the Lake Darling project was given last week.

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Frances Boese

Posted: Sunday, March 10th, 2013 at 2:00 pm

Funeral services are pending for 84 year-old Frances M Boese of Mt. Pleasant. The Beatty Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

March 10, 2013

Posted: Sunday, March 10th, 2013 at 7:31 am

Birthday Winner – Leo Vittetoe of Washington

Anniversary Winners – Jim and Helen Reschly of Washington

Rolin “Rod” Whitmire

Posted: Sunday, March 10th, 2013 at 6:40 am

Memorial services for 76 year old Rolin “Rod” Whitmire of Sigourney, will be held at 11:00 a. m. on Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at Lancaster Christian Church in rural Sigourney. Burial will be at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Sigourney at a later date. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church.
A memorial fund has been established for the family. Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Sigourney is caring for Rod and his family. Condolences may be e-mailed at www.powellfuneralhomes.com under obituaries.

Set Your Clock Back

Posted: Sunday, March 10th, 2013 at 6:30 am

Daylight Saving Time began this morning, with clocks springing ahead. Clocks should have been set ahead an hour at 2 a.m.

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Work at Lake Darling State Park to Commence Next Month

Posted: Sunday, March 10th, 2013 at 6:24 am

An update on the Lake Darling project was given last week.

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Logan Forbes Wins 1000 Dollar Scholarship at State Basketball Tournament

Posted: Saturday, March 9th, 2013 at 8:30 am

Last night before the starting lineups of the 1A state Championship basketball game, Logan Forbes of Lone Tree received a 1,000 dollar scholarship given out by the state.

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Boyden-Hull Repeats at State Champs

Posted: Saturday, March 9th, 2013 at 8:30 am

The 1A basketball state championship was on Friday, and it was Boyden-Hull repeating as state champions.

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Fire in Washington Yesterday

Posted: Saturday, March 9th, 2013 at 6:30 am

A fire broke out at an apartment building at 210 East 14th Street in Washington Friday morning.

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Recent Snow May Not Help Soil Moisture

Posted: Saturday, March 9th, 2013 at 6:27 am

Snow accumulations may have done some good for area farmers concerned about water following last summer’s drought, said Jim Fawcett, ISU extension office field agronomist.

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Spring Ahead Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, March 9th, 2013 at 6:26 am

Spring ahead tomorrow; Daylight Saving Time is tomorrow, March 10th.

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National Honor Society Inductees Announced

Posted: Saturday, March 9th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Sixteen Washington High School students were recently named new members of the National Honor Society.

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Mid-Prairie Speech Students Attending State Contest

Posted: Saturday, March 9th, 2013 at 6:23 am

A handful of Mid-Prairie students are competing at the South East Individual State Speech Contest today.

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Home Improvement Loans Available for Riverside Residents

Posted: Saturday, March 9th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Riverside is now offering household rehabilitation grants for properties within city limits.

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Winfield Company Receives Award

Posted: Saturday, March 9th, 2013 at 6:21 am

A local production company has been recognized for work they’ve done.

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Book Sale Today

Posted: Saturday, March 9th, 2013 at 6:21 am

The last day of the March Madness Book Sale held by the Teen Advisory Board at the Washington Public Library is today.

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