Archive for April, 2013

FOR SALE

Posted: Thursday, April 18th, 2013 at 8:39 am

Sturdy 10 x 6 ft. utility trailer
319-591-0341

FOR SALE

Posted: Thursday, April 18th, 2013 at 8:38 am

2007 Dodge Nitro 83,000 miles, new tires last summer – $8,900
319-461-9520

FOR SALE

Posted: Thursday, April 18th, 2013 at 8:37 am

Dark green couch in very good condition – $60
653-2387

FOR SALE

Posted: Thursday, April 18th, 2013 at 8:36 am

2003 Dodge Ram Quad Cab 4×4 with just over 90,500 miles, 4.7L small V8, tool box included – $1,000 obo
319-931-4735

FOR SALE

Posted: Thursday, April 18th, 2013 at 8:36 am

3-piece sectional couch w/bed and foldout recliners – $650 obo
House for rent in Columbus Junction on 10 acres
1991 Ford Escort -$575
319-850-9436 or 319-523-7071

FOR RENT

Posted: Thursday, April 18th, 2013 at 8:35 am

Trimline Treadmill – $400
319-631-0280

WANTED

Posted: Thursday, April 18th, 2013 at 8:34 am

Cheap 14-16′ Jon boat
319-461-6002

GIVE AWAY

Posted: Thursday, April 18th, 2013 at 8:34 am

Precast concrete step
653-2387

Demon Girl’s Track Team Hosts Last Chance Meet

Posted: Thursday, April 18th, 2013 at 8:30 am

The Washington girl’s track team is looking to get some events to the Drake Relays, as they will host a meet at home tonight.

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Demon Boy’s 4×100 Looks to Move the Baton

Posted: Thursday, April 18th, 2013 at 8:30 am

With the Drake Relays qualification ending tomorrow, Washington has a final home meet tonight that they can try and qualify with.

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UPDATE: Area Road Closures – Expected to Last Through Weekend

Posted: Thursday, April 18th, 2013 at 6:53 am

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Multiple roads in Washington County are closed due to flooding and more are expected to close, says JP Van Sickle, County Roads and Maintenance Superintendent.

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Waters Past Flood Stages

Posted: Thursday, April 18th, 2013 at 6:30 am

English River at Kalona

As of 5 a.m. today, the English River at Kalona is over flood stage with water levels at 19.5 feet, flood stage for the area is 14 feet; the water has risen nearly 13 feet in 24 hours.

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Group Tours Washington County

Posted: Thursday, April 18th, 2013 at 6:28 am

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Nearly 30 visitors from Iowa State Savings Bank in Knoxville went on a tour in Washington County yesterday. The group went on barn quilt tour through the county, heard a presentation about the Wehr Honey Farm, visited shops downtown, had lunch at Dodici’s, toured the Conger House and went to the Wooden Wheel Vineyard. Michelle Peiffer, Director of the Chamber explains that the group filled out surveys which the chamber will use to improve future tours, which they hope to have many of.

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$11.3 Million in Water System Projects Potentially

Posted: Thursday, April 18th, 2013 at 6:28 am

At last night’s regular session meeting of the Washington City Council, the council heard a presentation from Fox Engineering about the Washington water system.

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Planning and Zoning Commission and Supervisors to Meet Tonight

Posted: Thursday, April 18th, 2013 at 6:26 am

The second work session of the planning and zoning commission this month will be held tonight and the Washington County Board of Supervisors have agreed to attend.

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Kirkwood Rep,D.C. Trip Presentation to be at Parent-Teacher Conferences

Posted: Thursday, April 18th, 2013 at 6:24 am

A representative of Kirkwood Community College will be present to answer questions about college courses at the Washington Community High School parent teacher conferences next Wednesday, April 24th.

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Local Band Performing at Jazz Championships

Posted: Thursday, April 18th, 2013 at 6:23 am

A group of Mid-Prairie students will perform at the Iowa Jazz Championships today.

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Riverside City Council Hears Plans for Y Programming

Posted: Thursday, April 18th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The Washington YMCA shared what they have planned for Riverside this summer, at the City Council meeting held this week.

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Focusing on Youth During Library Week

Posted: Thursday, April 18th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Area libraries are celebrating National Library Week with special events.

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Reverend James W. Pollock

Posted: Wednesday, April 17th, 2013 at 4:03 pm

Rev. James Pollock

A memorial service for 91-year-old Reverend James W. Pollock of Washington will be held at the United Presbyterian Home Main Dining Hall in conjunction with the Evensong Service at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 28, 2013.  

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