Archive for August, 2013

August 25, 2013

Posted: Sunday, August 25th, 2013 at 8:40 am

Anniversary Winner – Mike & Karen Bates, 12 years, Washington

August Could Break Record for Least Amount of Rain

Posted: Sunday, August 25th, 2013 at 6:24 am

With a heat wave and no rain in the forecast, drought conditions in the state are expected to get worse.

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Gardening is Exercise

Posted: Sunday, August 25th, 2013 at 6:20 am

The Washington Extension Office is reminding people that gardening is exercise.

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Diane Woods-Criss

Posted: Saturday, August 24th, 2013 at 7:09 pm

Funeral Services for 60 year old Diane Woods-Criss of Muscatine at 11:00am Wednesday, August 28, 2013, at the George M. Wittich-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services.

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Demon Football Brings Back Explosive Offense

Posted: Saturday, August 24th, 2013 at 8:30 am

The Washington Demons held their sports drink game last night to get ready for their football season.

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Mid-Prairie Gator Bowl Kicks Off Sports Season

Posted: Saturday, August 24th, 2013 at 8:29 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks introduced their fall sports squads at Friday night’s Gator Bowl festivities.

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Pool Closes Tomorrow, Dogs Jump In Monday

Posted: Saturday, August 24th, 2013 at 6:26 am

Dogs can swim in the city pool Monday.

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Democrats Set Convention Date

Posted: Saturday, August 24th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Washington County Democrats have announced that they will hold their convention for the open Board of Supervisors District 5 seat on Wednesday, September 4th.

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Washington Looks to Add Soccer Fields

Posted: Saturday, August 24th, 2013 at 6:23 am

While a shared use agreement has not been approved, the Washington City Council has directed staff to modify a lease in order to secure land for soccer fields.

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Wayland Receives Grant for Additional Trees

Posted: Saturday, August 24th, 2013 at 6:23 am

With help from another grant, the City of Wayland is continuing its tree planting effort at the city’s parks.

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Area 4-H’er Inducted to State Council

Posted: Saturday, August 24th, 2013 at 6:22 am

A Washington County 4-H’er was one of 36 State 4-H Council members inducted at the closing ceremonies of the annual Iowa 4-H Youth Conference.

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All State Hopefuls Attend Camp

Posted: Saturday, August 24th, 2013 at 6:22 am

A group of Mid-Prairie students planning to audition for the All State Music Festival, attended a camp together earlier this month.

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Time To Sign Up For Master Gardener Classes

Posted: Saturday, August 24th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Now is the time to register to become a Master Gardener.

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Band May Have Winter Concert

Posted: Saturday, August 24th, 2013 at 6:21 am

The Washington Municipal Band is looking at having a December concert this year, announced Dr. Paul Towner at Wednesday’s Washington City Council meeting.

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Salsa Contest Winner to Give Demonstration

Posted: Saturday, August 24th, 2013 at 6:21 am

The winner of a salsa contest in Columbus Junction will be holding a cooking demonstration at an upcoming farmers market.

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Keith Finders

Posted: Friday, August 23rd, 2013 at 9:59 pm

Memorial mass for 86 year old Keith Finders of Keota

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Maggie Boyce

Posted: Friday, August 23rd, 2013 at 9:57 pm

Graveside service for 40-year-old Maggie Boyce of Letts

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FOR SALE

Posted: Friday, August 23rd, 2013 at 1:13 pm

Cooper Tires P235 75 R16 – $225
319-461-0043

FOR SALE

Posted: Friday, August 23rd, 2013 at 1:13 pm

1994 Bass Tracker 17′ Boat, Pro 40HP motor, trailer, fish finder & trolling motor, good condition and ready to use
319-461-0665

FOR SALE

Posted: Friday, August 23rd, 2013 at 1:12 pm

California King metal head & footboard & rails – $250
319-653-6483 after 5pm