Archive for March, 2013

March 11, 2013

Posted: Monday, March 11th, 2013 at 9:02 am

Birthday Winner – Stacy Wolcott, Kalona

Anniversary Winners – Leann & Paul Reed, 36 Years, Washington

Thomas E. English

Posted: Monday, March 11th, 2013 at 8:31 am

Celebration of life services for 88-year-old Thomas E. English of Washington will be held Friday (3/15) at 10:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church with Pastor Jim Stiles officiating.

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Highland Boys Have Five Players Earn Post Season Awards

Posted: Monday, March 11th, 2013 at 8:30 am

Highland had three players make the all conference list and two honorable mentions for boy’s basketball.

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Columbus Junction Boys have Two Honorable Mentions on the All-Conference Team

Posted: Monday, March 11th, 2013 at 8:29 am

Columbus Junction had two players make honorable mention on the All Southeast Iowa Superconference team.

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Cancer Patient to Do Marathon

Posted: Monday, March 11th, 2013 at 6:30 am

An area woman in her fourth battle with cancer is aiming to take part in the Million Dollar Marathon this summer.

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Area Farmer Named to ISA

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

Twenty-one Iowa soybean farmers have become volunteer spokespeople on the Iowa Soybean Association’s Farm and Food Ambassador team, including Lindsay Greiner of Keota.

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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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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