Archive for May, 2013

County to Be Reimbursed for $43,431

Posted: Wednesday, May 8th, 2013 at 6:29 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors approved a cost allocation plan yesterday at their meeting which has the potential to reimburse the county for $43,431.

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Plant Sale May 18, Held By Master Gardeners

Posted: Wednesday, May 8th, 2013 at 6:27 am

A plant sale is being held by the Washington County Master Gardeners next Saturday, May 18th.

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Seed Exchange Open at Library

Posted: Wednesday, May 8th, 2013 at 6:27 am

The seed exchange library is officially open and will remain open for the rest of the summer.

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Goodwill Awards Washington Resident

Posted: Wednesday, May 8th, 2013 at 6:25 am

Goodwill of the Heartland recently presented an award to Washington resident Liz Kelly.

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Kalona to Continue Working on Plans for Shared Building

Posted: Wednesday, May 8th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Results from a survey conducted in Kalona show support for a joint building project with Mid-Prairie School District.

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Highland Honoring Teachers During Appreciation Week

Posted: Wednesday, May 8th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Teachers at Highland School District are being celebrated during this National Teacher Appreciation Week.

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Washington County Invited to State Health Conference

Posted: Wednesday, May 8th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Tomorrow, representatives from Washington County will head to the Live Healthy Iowa Conference in Ames.

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Southeast Iowa Counties Included in Disaster Proclamation

Posted: Wednesday, May 8th, 2013 at 6:20 am

The governor has issued a disaster proclamation for 15 counties in southern and southeastern Iowa.In response to recent storms and flooding, Governor Terry Branstad issued a proclamation activating the Iowa Individual Assistance Program for 15 counties including Keokuk and Jefferson.

The program provides grants up to $5,000 for households with incomes up to 200 percent of the federal poverty level, or a maximum annual income of $39,060, for a family of three. Grants are available for home or car repairs, replacement of clothing or food, and for temporary housing. Original receipts are required for those seeking reimbursement for actual expenses related to storm recovery.

The grant application and instructions are available at the “Disaster Assistance” link on the Iowa Department of Human Services website: www.dhs.iowa.gov. Applications must be received within 45 days.

Southeast Iowa Counties Included in Disaster Proclamation

Posted: Tuesday, May 7th, 2013 at 8:40 pm

The governor has issued a disaster proclamation for 15 counties in southern and southeastern Iowa.

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Marlowe J. Seitsinger

Posted: Tuesday, May 7th, 2013 at 1:54 pm
Funeral service for 103-year-old Marlowe J. Seitsinger of Kalona, formerly of Kinross, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday (5/11) at the Yoder- Powell Funeral Home in Kalona.

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Breaking News: Students Returning to Class at WACO

Posted: Tuesday, May 7th, 2013 at 1:02 pm

Students are returning to class this afternoon at WACO Schools.

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Bomb Threat at WACO

Posted: Tuesday, May 7th, 2013 at 12:09 pm

A bomb threat at WACO schools Tuesday was found written in the girls locker room.

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Kathleen L. Wehr

Posted: Tuesday, May 7th, 2013 at 11:04 am

A Mass of Christian Burial for 84-year-old Kathleen L. Wehr of Keota will be held Friday (5/10) at 10 a.m. at the St. James Catholic Church in Washington.

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FOR SALE

Posted: Tuesday, May 7th, 2013 at 8:59 am

1976 Chevy truck – $800
Oliver tractor super 77 – $1,500
319-461-0267

FOR SALE

Posted: Tuesday, May 7th, 2013 at 8:59 am

Raised garden boxes
319-461-9697

FOR SALE

Posted: Tuesday, May 7th, 2013 at 8:59 am

Self-propelled push mower
641-636-3756

FOR SALE

Posted: Tuesday, May 7th, 2013 at 8:57 am

Women’s jeans, size 16 – $4 obo
319-653-4743

FOR SALE

Posted: Tuesday, May 7th, 2013 at 8:57 am

Nordic Trac, excellent condition – $75
Chaise lounge chair with 3 adjustments, great for around the pool – $20
319-255-9099

FOR SALE

Posted: Tuesday, May 7th, 2013 at 8:56 am

Black leather biker jacket, size 48 – $100
Full face helmet – $30
319-255-9099

FOR SALE

Posted: Tuesday, May 7th, 2013 at 8:55 am

1997 Ford 7.3L powerstroke diesel engine, 130,000 miles, in Riverside – $1,900
1978 Nissan Datsun B-210, 4spd, 90 hp, 4cyl engine, factory air, electric defrost rear window, 39,000 original miles, runs excellent, average 29-31mpg highway – $1,950
New wheelchair, black, only used a couple of times – $75
319-530-5322