Archive for March, 2013

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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Annual Easter Antler Hunt

Posted: Saturday, March 9th, 2013 at 4:25 pm

Title: Annual Easter Antler Hunt
Description: Louisa County Conservation will hold their annual Easter Antler Hunt on Saturday, March 30th from 9 to 11am at Virginia Grove Recreation Center. Cost is $3 per child, and pre-registration is required. To register call 319-523-8381.
Date: 2013-03-30

Bridge Student-led Worship

Posted: Saturday, March 9th, 2013 at 4:25 pm

Title: Bridge Student-led Worship
Description: The BRIDGE Student-led worship is being held Saturday, April 13th at 7pm at Hamakua Place. The band Breaking Adam will lead the worship. There will also be performance from the drama team and SIGN Ministry.
Date: 2013-04-13

Hamakua Place Soup Supper

Posted: Saturday, March 9th, 2013 at 4:22 pm

Title: Hamakua Place Soup Supper
Description: Hamakua Place is holding a soup supper on Tuesday, March 19th from 4:30 to 7pm. Proceeds from the supper go to help pay for their winter utilities and a youth event. Carry-out will be available.
Date: 2013-03-19

Open House for Edie Nebul

Posted: Saturday, March 9th, 2013 at 4:22 pm

Title: Open House for Edie Nebul
Description: An open house to celebrate Edie Nebul’s 19 years with Washington County Public Health will be held Wednesday, March 20th from 2 to 4pm on the third floor of the Federation Bank Building.
Date: 2013-03-20

US 61 Reconstruction Meeting

Posted: Saturday, March 9th, 2013 at 4:21 pm

Title: US 61 Reconstruction Meeting
Description: The Iowa Department of Transportation will hold a public informational meeting on Thursday, March 14th at the Louisa-Muscatine Elementary School from 5 to 7pm. The meeting will address the impact the proposed four-lane reconstruction of US 61 in Louisa County will have.
Date: 2013-03-14

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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Washington Page

Posted: Friday, March 8th, 2013 at 12:45 pm

Fire at Apartment Building in Washington

Posted: Friday, March 8th, 2013 at 10:14 am

Crews work to extinguish a fire at an apartment building in Washington on Friday morning.

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

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