Archive for July, 2013

Three Players Picked for Softball All-Star Team

Posted: Monday, July 29th, 2013 at 8:30 am

The Iowa girl’s coaches association softball all-star games are happening today in Waukee.

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Washington Baseball Grabs Two First Team All-Conference Spots

Posted: Monday, July 29th, 2013 at 8:30 am

The Washington Demon Baseball team had four players make the all-conference list.

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Columbus Junction Baseball Has Two Honorable Mentions

Posted: Monday, July 29th, 2013 at 8:29 am

The Columbus Junction baseball team had two honorable mentions in the all southeast Iowa superconference baseball selections.

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Record Low Temperature Yesterday

Posted: Monday, July 29th, 2013 at 8:15 am

Yesterday’s low temperature of 46-degrees set a record low.

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Loebsack Holds Farm Bill Forum

Posted: Monday, July 29th, 2013 at 6:27 am

Congressman Dave Loebsack, with Congressman Collin Peterson of Minnesota, held a forum over the weekend to discuss the Farm Bill with constituents.

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Rollover Wreck Saturday Afternoon

Posted: Monday, July 29th, 2013 at 6:27 am

A rollover accident with minor injuries was reported Saturday afternoon in Washington County.

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Better Choices, Better Health Program

Posted: Monday, July 29th, 2013 at 6:25 am

A program focused at self improvement is being offered beginning next week as part of the Community Transformation Grant.

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Moeller Receives Judge’s Choice Award

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

The Judge’s Choice trophy was presented to a senior presentation at the 4-H Communications night at the fair.

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Zoning, Attorney and Resignation Up For Discussion Tomorrow

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

Zoning, the county attorney, and a personnel change for the Washington County Board of Supervisors, are all on tomorrow’s agenda for the supervisors’ meeting.

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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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