Archive for May, 2013

Louisa County to Evaluate Old Jail

Posted: Monday, May 6th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Louisa County is receiving financial help from the states Department of Natural Resources to see if it’s worth converting their old jail into an office building for county staff.  

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May 5, 2013

Posted: Sunday, May 5th, 2013 at 7:31 am

Birthday Winner – Dorothy Weber of Washington

Budget Meeting to be Held

Posted: Sunday, May 5th, 2013 at 6:30 am

A budget amendment hearing will be held at the Washington City Council’s next regular meeting on May 15th at 6 p.m.

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Decisions Made Tomorrow Could Decide Fate of Shared Building

Posted: Sunday, May 5th, 2013 at 6:24 am

A formal recommendation, regarding a partnership with a local school district, will be given to the Kalona City Council tomorrow evening.

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Washington Demon Athletic Calendar for Next Week

Posted: Saturday, May 4th, 2013 at 8:30 am

With the cold and rain cancelling all of the Demon athletic events this week, lets take a look into warmer weather and see what they have next week.

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Mid-Prairie Soccer Tournament Canceled; Preview of Next Week’s Events

Posted: Saturday, May 4th, 2013 at 8:29 am

The Mid-Prairie soccer tournament that featured Washington today has been cancelled due to the weather.

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April Floods Impact County Engineer’s Budget

Posted: Saturday, May 4th, 2013 at 6:29 am

Jacob Thorius, Washington County Engineer, says that April’s flooding impacted both gravel and paved roads in the county.

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New Church Opening in Washington Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, May 4th, 2013 at 6:27 am

Tomorrow a new church in Washington is launching its services.

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CRP Sign Up Now Available

Posted: Saturday, May 4th, 2013 at 6:26 am

The Iowa Farm Service Agency has announced that it will conduct a general sign-up for a four-week Conservation Reserve Program or CRP.

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Band and Choir Contest at Mid-Prairie One of Many

Posted: Saturday, May 4th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Mid-Prairie High School is hosting a band and choir contest this morning.

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One-Person Play at Halcyon House

Posted: Saturday, May 4th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Humanities Iowa, a private non-profit state affiliate of the National Endowment of the Humanities in Iowa has provided some funding for the Halcyon House to host a presentation called “The Not So Quiet Librarian.”

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Blues Festival Scheduled for Later this Month

Posted: Saturday, May 4th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The first annual Riverboat Blues Fest will be held later this month.

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Master Gardeners Clean-Up Fairgrounds

Posted: Saturday, May 4th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Recently the Washington County Master Gardeners held their annual spring garden clean up at the county fairgrounds.

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Iowa Mennonite School Holding Open House

Posted: Saturday, May 4th, 2013 at 6:21 am

The way Iowa Mennonite School will use $50,000 in contest winnings will be revealed tomorrow.

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FOR SALE

Posted: Friday, May 3rd, 2013 at 9:08 am

Burgundy swivel rockers with ottoman – $50 for set
Cross bike between mountain and street bike – $50
319-863-9403

FOR SALE

Posted: Friday, May 3rd, 2013 at 9:07 am

Lift chair – $600
319-653-1785

FOR SALE

Posted: Friday, May 3rd, 2013 at 9:07 am

1998 Cadillac DeVille – $2,950
Sears rototiller, 24″
Hoosier cabinet with enamel top – $500
319-389-9437

FOR RENT

Posted: Friday, May 3rd, 2013 at 9:06 am

2-3 bedroom home for rent with garage and working appliances
Applications can be obtained at the property
526 South Avenue C
319-653-1768

FOR SALE

Posted: Friday, May 3rd, 2013 at 9:05 am

1998 Plymouth Grand Voyager van
319-936-7767

GARAGE SALE

Posted: Friday, May 3rd, 2013 at 9:05 am

Wellman City Wide Garage Sales this Saturday, May 4th
Maps can be picked up at Federation Bank, Casey’s, Freeman Foods