Archive for July, 2013

Search for Ola Babcock Miller Statue Funding Underway

Posted: Monday, July 29th, 2013 at 6:23 am

An effort to erect a bronze statue of an important Washington resident is now moving forward.

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Book about Kalona Man and His Non-Profit Now Available

Posted: Monday, July 29th, 2013 at 6:22 am

A book focused on a Kalona man, his non-profit, and the need for safe drinking water in Haiti is now available.

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Nominees for Community Awards Being Accepted

Posted: Monday, July 29th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Preparations for Kalona’s Downtown Celebration are ongoing, and residents are now being asked for their help.

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Richard Durst

Posted: Sunday, July 28th, 2013 at 1:04 pm

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Funeral Services for 68 year-old Richard “Dick” Durst of Wellman are at 10:30 a.m. tomorrow (7/30) at the Powell Funeral Home in Wellman.

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Nominees for Community Awards Being Accepted

Posted: Sunday, July 28th, 2013 at 6:24 am

Preparations for Kalona’s Downtown Celebration are ongoing, and residents are now being asked for their help.

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4-H and FFA Members Sell Livestock at Auction

Posted: Sunday, July 28th, 2013 at 6:21 am

The 2013 Washington County Fair concluded last week with the annual 4-H and FFA livestock auction.

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One Vehicle Rollover on G36

Posted: Saturday, July 27th, 2013 at 2:51 pm

At approximately 2 p.m., a one-vehicle rollover accident was reported on G36 between Spruce and Tulip avenues.

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Washington Softball Finishes Fourth at State

Posted: Saturday, July 27th, 2013 at 8:30 am

The Washington Demons had great starts in their first two games at the state softball tournament, but in their third and final game, they just couldn’t find the magic and fell 10-1 to Indianola.

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Final Results of State Softball Tournament for All Classes

Posted: Saturday, July 27th, 2013 at 8:29 am

The state softball tournament ended on Friday, and here are your winners in each class.

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Celebrate Washington is Coming Up

Posted: Saturday, July 27th, 2013 at 6:44 am

Celebrate Washington is just one week from today.

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Muscatine Police Officer Held At Louisa County Jail

Posted: Saturday, July 27th, 2013 at 6:27 am

A former police officer with the Muscatine Police Department has been arrested, charged with Sexual Assault, a third degree Class C Felony, and is being held in the Louisa County Jail.

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Congressmen to Host Forum About Farm Bill Today

Posted: Saturday, July 27th, 2013 at 6:23 am

A forum is being held with two congressmen this morning to discuss the Farm Bill.

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Southeast Iowa Abnormally Dry

Posted: Saturday, July 27th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Rain received on Thursday night should help alleviate the dry conditions in Southeast Iowa.

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Demons, Golden Hawks Look Back at State Tournament

Posted: Saturday, July 27th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The Washington Demons placed 4th at this year’s softball state tournament in Ft. Dodge.

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Company Selected for Work on Glasgow Avenue

Posted: Saturday, July 27th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Emergency work is planned to address drainage issues in Riverside.

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Wolf Named Program Administrator

Posted: Saturday, July 27th, 2013 at 6:22 am

A new program administrator has been selected for Washington County’s Environmental Department.

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Men’s Breakfast Offered

Posted: Saturday, July 27th, 2013 at 6:21 am

An area church is hosting a free men’s breakfast next weekend.

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Crawfordsville to Celebrate Christmas in July

Posted: Saturday, July 27th, 2013 at 6:21 am

A new group in Crawfordsville has organized an event they plan to hold yearly.

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Breaking News: Sanchez Found Guilty on Five Counts

Posted: Friday, July 26th, 2013 at 3:00 pm

Friday afternoon 20 year old Johnatan Sanchez of Washington was found guilty of four counts of robbery in the first degree and one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm in connection with the robbery of four teenage boys on March 9th, 2013 in Washington.

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Roberta E. Wyse

Posted: Friday, July 26th, 2013 at 1:28 pm

A celebration of life for 80-year-old Roberta E. Wyse of Wayland will be held Monday (7/29) at 10:30 a.m. at the Eicher Mennonite Church in rural Wayland.

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