Archive for March, 2013

New Keokuk County Business Could Create Up to 70 Jobs

Posted: Wednesday, March 13th, 2013 at 6:22 am

A meat processing plant is opening outside of Sigourney.

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Parkview of Wayland Auction Donations

Posted: Wednesday, March 13th, 2013 at 2:27 am

Title: Parkview of Wayland Auction Donations
Description: Parkview Home in Wayland is holding their annual Peanut Auction for residents on Wednesday, March 27th and their seeking donations of small items. Donations are due to Parkview Home by Monday, March 25th.
Date: 2013-03-25

Free Concert at Faith Baptist Church

Posted: Wednesday, March 13th, 2013 at 2:26 am

Title: Free Concert at Faith Baptist Church
Description: A free concert by Carpenter\’s Tools International is being held Saturday, April 6th at 7pm at Faith Baptist Church in Washington.
Date: 2013-04-06

Riverside Fire Pancake Breakfast

Posted: Wednesday, March 13th, 2013 at 2:25 am

Title: Riverside Fire Pancake Breakfast
Description: Riverside Fire, Rescue and EMS is holding a pancake breakfast on Sunday, March 24th from 7am to 1pm at the fire station. Adults are $5, children 6 to 12 are $3, and children under 5 are free.
Date: 2013-03-24

Washington Middle School Play

Posted: Wednesday, March 13th, 2013 at 2:25 am

Title: Washington Middle School Play
Description: The Washington Middle School will present their production of \”Law and Order: Fairy Tale Unit\” Friday, March 15 at 7 in the middle school auditorium. A free will offering will be accepted for admission.
Date: 2013-03-15

Tip Night at Pizza Ranch

Posted: Wednesday, March 13th, 2013 at 2:24 am

Title: Tip Night at Pizza Ranch
Description: A group of 15 traveling to Guatemala this summer will be serving at Pizza Ranch from 5 to 8pm Wednesday, March 13th at the Pizza Ranch in Washington. Pizza Ranch will be donating 10% of buffet sales and all tips to the mission trip. Funds raised will be used to purchase wheelchairs, food, clothing, and construction supplies to help the needy.
Date: 2013-03-13

A Minister in the Philippines Program

Posted: Wednesday, March 13th, 2013 at 2:24 am

Title: A Minister in the Philippines Program
Description: Pastor Moody Colorado of the Wellman Asbury United Methodist church will present a program on being A Minister from the Philippines. This is scheduled for Monday, March 25th at 7pm at Asbury United Methodist church. All are invited to attend. Refreshments will be served after in fellowship hall.
Date: 2013-03-25

LCC Ultimate Compass Course

Posted: Wednesday, March 13th, 2013 at 2:21 am

Title: LCC Ultimate Compass Course
Description: Louisa County Conservation is holding the Ultimate Compass Course on Saturday, April 6th from 1 to 3:30pm. This free event at the Virginia Grove Recreation Area is for youth in 6th through 8th grade
Registration is required and space is limited. For more information or to register call 319-523-8381.

Date: 2013-04-06

Annual Kalona Quilt Show & Sale

Posted: Wednesday, March 13th, 2013 at 1:30 am

Title: Annual Kalona Quilt Show & Sale
Description: Annual Kalona Quilt Show & Sale is being held Thursday, April 25th, from 5-8pm, Friday, April 26th, from 9am-7pm, and Saturday, April 27th, from 9am-5pm. Over 300 new and antique quilts will be on display and for sale at the Kalona Community Center. For more information call 319-656-2240.
Start Date: 2013-03-25
End Date: 2013-03-27

Brighton Easter Egg Hunt

Posted: Wednesday, March 13th, 2013 at 1:29 am

Title: Brighton Easter Egg Hunt
Description: The Brighton Chamber will hold its annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 23rd, at 11am. The Easter Egg Hunt, with several age divisions, will be held at the Brighton Ball field.
Date: 2013-03-23

Letts UMC Men and Boy’s Banquet

Posted: Wednesday, March 13th, 2013 at 1:28 am

Title: Letts UMC Men and Boy\’s Banquet
Description: The Letts United Methodist Church Men and Boy’s Banquet is being held Wednesday, March 20th, at 6:30. To make a reservation call 319-726-3641.
Date: 2013-03-20

Cooks Night Out

Posted: Wednesday, March 13th, 2013 at 1:27 am

Title: Cooks Night Out
Description: Cooks Night Out is being held at Letts United Methodist Church on Wednesday, March 13th from 5 to 7pm. The meal is free, and all are invited.
Date: 2013-03-13

Mid-Prairie Dance Team Night

Posted: Wednesday, March 13th, 2013 at 1:26 am

Title: Mid-Prairie Dance Team Night
Description: The Mid-Prairie Dance Team is holding their first annual Dance Team Night Saturday, March 16th at 7 at Mid-Prairie High School. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for students, children under 5 free. The team will showcase dance routines. Mid-Prairie area youth that attended a dance camp earlier in the day will also perform.
Date: 2013-03-16

CC UMC Easter Sunrise Service

Posted: Wednesday, March 13th, 2013 at 1:24 am

Title: CC UMC Easter Sunrise Service
Description: The Columbus City United Methodist Church will hold an Easter Sunrise Service on Sunday, March 31st at 6:30am at the Columbus City Cemetery. A breakfast will be held afterwards at the church.
Date: 2013-03-31

Dean Richard

Posted: Tuesday, March 12th, 2013 at 10:54 pm

Funeral services for 63-year-old Dean Richard of Lone Tree

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Russell Kempf

Posted: Tuesday, March 12th, 2013 at 1:19 pm

A celebration of life for 94-year-old Russell Kempf, of Williamsburg, formerly of Wellman, will be held Monday, March 18, at 11:30 a.m. at the Peterseim Funeral Home in Kalona. The body will be cremated following the service. Visitation will be held prior to the service from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. A memorial fund has been established for the Highland Ridge Care Center and the Wellman Asbury United Methodist Church.

Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, March 12th, 2013 at 12:46 pm

Breaking News

Posted: Tuesday, March 12th, 2013 at 12:38 pm

Crews execute a search warrant in Washington.

At around 12 p.m., Washington Police, Washington County Sheriff Department and Washington Fire Department reported to the 300 block of North Avenue C in Washington to execute a search warrant at a structure next to the railroad tracks.

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Supervisors Ask Committee to Review Zoning

Posted: Tuesday, March 12th, 2013 at 11:46 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors this morning approved a motion to ask the planning and zoning commission to submit a report regarding rescinding zoning and potential ramifications if it is rescinded. The board asked that the report be presented to the board no later than June 4th, which is 60 days after the board’s next regularly scheduled meeting to be held on April 2nd.

WANTED

Posted: Tuesday, March 12th, 2013 at 8:59 am

Twin mattress and box spring
319-461-6234