Archive for March, 2013

Area Roads Slick

Posted: Monday, March 25th, 2013 at 6:40 am

Roads are icy and snow covered in areas says JP VanSickle, Washington County Maintenance Superintendent.

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Relay for Life Hits $1 Million Mark

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

Relay for Life is celebrating a milestone tomorrow evening.

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$2,500 Given to Show Barn Extension

Posted: Monday, March 25th, 2013 at 6:24 am

The Washington 4-H County Council presented at $2,500 donation to the Washington County Fair Board Association.

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Prairie Fire Scheduled at Marr Park

Posted: Monday, March 25th, 2013 at 6:24 am

A prairie burn at Marr Park is scheduled for Friday, April 5th.

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Hunter Safety Class Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, March 25th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Anyone born after January 1st, 1972 is required by law to complete a hunter safety course before getting a hunting license.

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Iowa Severe Weather Awareness Week Begins Today

Posted: Monday, March 25th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Today begins Iowa’s Severe Weather Awareness Week, which is meant to improve awareness of and response to severe weather hazards.

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Kalona Preparing for West Drainage Ditch Study

Posted: Monday, March 25th, 2013 at 6:22 am

As part of their flood mitigation plan, Kalona will do a detailed study on the west drainage ditch, also known as Salvesen Creek.

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Local Pastor to Discuss the Philippines

Posted: Monday, March 25th, 2013 at 6:21 am

A local pastor will present a program this evening that will shed some light on his background and his life experiences.

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Local Students’ Artwork in Gallery

Posted: Sunday, March 24th, 2013 at 6:25 am

High school students from Columbus, Highland, IMS, Lone Tree, Louisa-Muscatine, Mediapolis, Pekin, WACO, Wapello and Winfield-Mt. Union have select pieces of artwork on display at the 2013 Southeast Iowa Super Conference Art Show at Iowa Wesleyan College in Mt. Pleasant.

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Kalona Preparing for West Drainage Ditch Study

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

As part of their flood mitigation plan, Kalona will do a detailed study on the west drainage ditch, also known as Salvesen Creek.

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Lloyd Van Winkle Jr

Posted: Saturday, March 23rd, 2013 at 3:31 pm

Funeral Services for 85 year-old Lloyd Van Winkle Jr. of Iowa City are 11:00 a.m.Tuesday at the Yoder-Powell Funeral Home in Kalona.

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Crawfordsville Fire Pancake Breakfast

Posted: Saturday, March 23rd, 2013 at 2:30 pm

Title: Crawfordsville Fire Pancake Breakfast
Description: The Crawfordsville Fire Department will hold their annual pancake breakfast on Saturday, April 6 from 6 to 11am. Free will donations will be accepted.
Date: 2013-04-06

Prairie Fire Program and Night Burn

Posted: Saturday, March 23rd, 2013 at 2:29 pm

Title: Prairie Fire Program and Night Burn
Description: A Prairie Fire Program and Night Burn is being held at the Washington County Conservation Education Center at Marr Park at 7:15pm on Friday, April 5th. A presentation will cover the benefits of prairie fires and their role in the past. For more information call 319-657-2400.
Date: 2013-04-05

Alive After Five

Posted: Saturday, March 23rd, 2013 at 2:29 pm

Title: Alive After Five
Description: A Relay for Life Alive After Five is being held Tuesday, March 26th from 5 to 7pm at JP’s 207 to celebrate the $1 Million that have been donated to the American Cancer Society.
Date: 2013-03-26

Alive After Five

Posted: Saturday, March 23rd, 2013 at 2:28 pm

Title: Alive After Five
Description: An Alive After 5 at Custom Impressions and Un-wired is being held Tuesday, April 9th from 5 to 7pm to celebrate their 10th anniversary.
Date: 2013-04-09

Rubio Music Jam

Posted: Saturday, March 23rd, 2013 at 2:28 pm

Title: Rubio Music Jam
Description: The Rubio Music Jam is being held Saturday, April 6th at the Rubio Train Depot. Meal begins at 5pm, music starts at 6pm. Everyone is invited.
Date: 2013-04-06

Loebsack in Washington

Posted: Saturday, March 23rd, 2013 at 2:27 pm

Title: Loebsack in Washington
Description: Congressman Dave Loebsack will be at the Washington Chamber of Commerce Board Room Wednesday, April 3rd. The public is invited to discuss issues or concerns.
Date: 2013-04-03

Kiwanis AMers Easter Egg Hunt

Posted: Saturday, March 23rd, 2013 at 2:27 pm

Title: Kiwanis AMers Easter Egg Hunt
Description: The Kiwanis AMers Easter Egg Hunt is being held at Sunset Park Saturday, March 30th at 9am. Kids can also get their pictures taken with the Easter Bunny.
Date: 2013-03-30

Keota Easter Egg Hunt

Posted: Saturday, March 23rd, 2013 at 2:27 pm

Title: Keota Easter Egg Hunt
Description: The Keota Easter Egg Hunt is being held Saturday, March 30th at Keota Memorial Park, beginning at 11am.
Date: 2013-03-30

Iowa’s Puppy Mills

Posted: Saturday, March 23rd, 2013 at 2:26 pm

Title: Iowa’s Puppy Mills
Description: Iowa Friends of Companion Animals will present Iowa’s Puppy Mills, 3 simple ways you can help the dogs, on Saturday, April 6th from 11am to Noon at the Washington Public Library.
Date: 2013-04-06