Archive for April, 2013

Donald Mapel

Posted: Sunday, April 21st, 2013 at 7:13 pm

Funeral Services for 76 year-old Donald Mapel of Lone Tree will be at 10am Wednesday, April 24th, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Lone Tree. Visitation will be Tuesday, April 23rd, from 4-7pm with a 7pm prayer service at The Sorden-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services in Lone Tree. Burial will be in the Lone Tree Cemetery. Following the committal service at the cemetery, a time of food and fellowship will be held at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Lone Tree. The Sorden-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services is handling the arrangements.

Hydrant Flushing Begins Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, April 21st, 2013 at 6:27 am

Flushing of fire hydrants will begin tomorrow in Washington, announced the City of Washington Maintenance and Construction Department.

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Southeastern Iowa Hunters Show Support for DNR Program

Posted: Sunday, April 21st, 2013 at 6:24 am

Last fall over 200 deer were processed at a local business and sent to Iowa’s food banks.

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Demon Boy’s Track Qualify Two Events for Drake but Scratch One

Posted: Saturday, April 20th, 2013 at 8:30 am

The Washington Demon boy’s track and field team had two events qualify for Drake.

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Washington Girls Get Two Events to Drake

Posted: Saturday, April 20th, 2013 at 8:30 am

The Washington Demon Girl’s qualified two events for the Drake Relays.

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Flooding Continues in Southeast Iowa

Posted: Saturday, April 20th, 2013 at 6:30 am

As of 11 a.m. today, the English River at Kalona has water at 18.7 feet, flood stage for the area is 14 feet.

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Washington County Included in Disaster Proclamation

Posted: Saturday, April 20th, 2013 at 6:29 am

The governor has issued a disaster proclamation for five counties in Iowa, including Washington.

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National Guard to Host Event

Posted: Saturday, April 20th, 2013 at 6:28 am

The Iowa National Guard is hosting a re-dedication ceremony tomorrow at 1 in the afternoon to commemorate the completed renovation of the Washington Readiness Center.

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Tree Giveaway Today

Posted: Saturday, April 20th, 2013 at 6:27 am

One-hundred-twenty trees will be handed out this morning beginning at 8 a.m. to residents of Washington. The Washington Tree Committee is having its 23rd Tree Giveaway today on the east side of the square. Small ornamentals, medium sized trees and evergreens will be available for free for those who show up. Linda Varney, with the Tree Committee, reminds residents to call 811 before digging.

National Telecommunicators Week

Posted: Saturday, April 20th, 2013 at 6:25 am

This week was National Public Safety Telecommunications Week, which recognizes those who answer emergency calls to help citizens across the country.

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Spring Carnival Coming

Posted: Saturday, April 20th, 2013 at 6:23 am

A week from today the Stewart Boosters will be holding their annual spring carnival which will feature a Western theme.

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Mid-Prairie Cancels School Due to Flooding Friday

Posted: Saturday, April 20th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Flooding closed two of the major roads that Mid-Prairie School District uses for bus routes, prompting school officials to cancel classes yesterday.

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Mid-Prairie Presenting Spring Play

Posted: Saturday, April 20th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Mid-Prairie High School is presenting their spring musical this weekend.

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Am Vets Testimonial Dinner for Kalona Man Tonight

Posted: Saturday, April 20th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The Commander of the Iowa Sons of Am Vets will have his testimonial dinner tonight.

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Earth Day Workday in Louisa County

Posted: Saturday, April 20th, 2013 at 6:21 am

A branch of Americorps stationed in Louisa County has planned a volunteering event.

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Nigerian Missionary at West Chester United Methodist Church

Posted: Saturday, April 20th, 2013 at 2:47 am

Title: Nigerian Missionary at West Chester United Methodist Church
Description: A Nigerian Missionary will be at West Chester United Methodist Church on Friday, April 26th at 9:30am. The missionary works with personnel, projects and institutions in Nigeria to assure funds donated by United Methodist Church are properly accounted for and disbursed.
Date: 2013-04-26

Washington County Included in Disaster Proclamation

Posted: Friday, April 19th, 2013 at 5:51 pm

The governor has issued a disaster proclamation for five counties in Iowa, including Washington.

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FOR RENT

Posted: Friday, April 19th, 2013 at 9:19 am

Remodeled 1 bedroom apartment, all utilities, a/c, free shared laundry facilities, internet and satellite TV all included. No smoking, no pets – $575/mo., references & deposit required, available May 1st.
319-461-6145

FOR SALE

Posted: Friday, April 19th, 2013 at 9:18 am

Antique dining room table with chairs and leaves – $500
319-548-1313

FOR SALE

Posted: Friday, April 19th, 2013 at 9:17 am

Two entertainment centers
TV with remote
Upholstered living room chairs
319-653-7455