Archive for May, 2013

Richmond Residents Prepare for Sewer Project Work

Posted: Friday, May 3rd, 2013 at 6:30 am

Supervisor Jack Seward stated at Tuesday’s supervisors meeting that he met with Department of Natural Resources officials to update them on the plans for Richmond and Rubio’s wastewater systems.

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Scam Reported

Posted: Friday, May 3rd, 2013 at 6:28 am

A phone scam occurring in the Washington area was announced yesterday.

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Alilant Awards City for Efficiency

Posted: Friday, May 3rd, 2013 at 6:27 am

The City of Washington was recognized this week by Alliant Energy at the 2013 Iowa Energy Summit for its commitment to increasing energy efficiency.

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Council Approves News Water Facility Plan

Posted: Friday, May 3rd, 2013 at 6:26 am

The water facility plan was approved at the Washington City Council meeting Wednesday evening.

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SWCD Gives Trees to Area 5th Graders

Posted: Friday, May 3rd, 2013 at 6:25 am

This week the Washington Soil and Water Conservation District is encouraging people to think about personal responsibility and being a good steward to natural resources during is annual Stewardship Week celebration.

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Kalona Rotary Club Fundraiser Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, May 3rd, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Kalona Rotary Club will hold their annual Omelet Breakfast fundraiser tomorrow morning.

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City Wide Cleanup Next Week in Kalona

Posted: Friday, May 3rd, 2013 at 6:22 am

Kalona’s yearly City Wide Cleanup is being held next weekend.

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Iowa Mennonite School Now Using Solar Power

Posted: Friday, May 3rd, 2013 at 6:22 am

The solar panels at Iowa Mennonite School are up and running.

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Iowa Mennonite School to Hire Interim Principal for this Fall

Posted: Friday, May 3rd, 2013 at 6:22 am

Iowa Mennonite School is planning to hire a principal to serve temporarily, as the school board continues to search for a permanent replacement.

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Movie Night at the Y

Posted: Friday, May 3rd, 2013 at 12:58 am

Title: Movie Night at the Y
Description: A free movie night is being held at the Washington Y Friday, May 10th at 5pm.
Date: 2013-05-10

Junk Road Show

Posted: Friday, May 3rd, 2013 at 12:58 am

Title: Junk Road Show
Description: The Junk Road Show will be at the Ainsworth Four Corners Friday, May 10th from 11 to 8pm, Saturday, May 11th from 9 to 5pm and Sunday, May 12th from 9 to 3pm. Artwork sold will benefit Iowa Valley Habitat for Humanity. For more information call 319-272-1904.
Start Date: 2013-05-10
End Date: 2013-05-12

Faith Rally Cruisers

Posted: Friday, May 3rd, 2013 at 12:57 am

Title: Faith Rally Cruisers
Description: The Faith Rally Cruisers will be at Saint James in Washington at 6:30 on Saturday, May 11th. There will food, games, and a DJ
Date: 2013-05-11

Artists Against Hunger

Posted: Friday, May 3rd, 2013 at 12:56 am

Title: Artists Against Hunger
Description: Artists Against Hunger is being held in the Washington High School Commons on Sunday, May 12th from 1 to 4pm. Various artists will perform a concert that will benefit the Backpack Foundation. For more information call 319-461-0259.
Date: 2013-05-12

Columbus Junction Farmers Market

Posted: Friday, May 3rd, 2013 at 12:56 am

Title: Columbus Junction Farmers Market
Description: The Columbus Junction Farmers Market will be open on Friday, May 10th from 5 to 7pm.
Date: 2013-05-10

Corn County Cruisers

Posted: Friday, May 3rd, 2013 at 12:56 am

Title: Corn County Cruisers
Description: The Corn County Cruisers will be in downtown Washington from 5 to 9pm on Saturday, May 11th
Date: 2013-05-11

Plant Sale

Posted: Friday, May 3rd, 2013 at 12:55 am

Title: Plant Sale
Description: The Washington County Master Gardeners will hold their plant sale on Saturday, May 18th at the Washington County Fairgrounds from 8am until all of the items are sold. For more information call 319-656-3987.
Date: 2013-05-18

Nursing Home Week

Posted: Friday, May 3rd, 2013 at 12:55 am

Title: Nursing Home Week
Description: Sunrise Terrace Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is holding a week of events for National Nursing Home Week Sunday, May 12th through Saturday, May 18th. Call Sunrise Terrace at 319-257-3303 for more information.
Date: 2013-05-12

Riverboat Blues Fest

Posted: Friday, May 3rd, 2013 at 12:54 am

Title: Riverboat Blues Fest
Description: The Riverboat Blues Fest is being held Saturday, May 18th from 9am to 11pm in Riverside.
Date: 2013-05-18

Stamp Out Hunger

Posted: Friday, May 3rd, 2013 at 12:54 am

Title: Stamp Out Hunger
Description: The 21st Annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive is being held Saturday, May 11th along postal routes in Washington. Residents are encouraged to place non-perishable food items in bags next to their mailboxes. Donations will go to the Church of God Food Bank.
Date: 2013-05-11

Mission Trip Fundraiser

Posted: Friday, May 3rd, 2013 at 12:53 am

Title: Mission Trip Fundraiser
Description: Community Youth Ministry Mission Trip Fundraiser is being held Sunday, May 5th at the Holy Trinity Parish Hall in Keota. The pork loin and chicken breast supper starts at 5, with the silent auction beginning at 6. Tickets will be available at the door, or can be purchased at Farmers Savings Bank or Schmittys.
Date: 2013-05-05