Archive for January, 2014

Washington Girls Fall Flat Against Central Lee

Posted: Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 at 8:30 am

The Washington Demon girls’ basketball team thought they may get an easier win last night when they hosted Central Lee, but that was not the case, as the Demons fell 48-37.

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Demon Wrestling Wins Southeast Conference

Posted: Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 at 8:30 am

Courtesy of Steve Green

Congratulations to the Washington wrestling team for beating Keokuk last night in their final conference dual of the season, and winning the Southeast Conference.

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Huge Double-Double From Yutzy Leads IMS Over the Falcons

Posted: Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 at 8:29 am

The IMS girls’ basketball team took on Louisa-Muscatine last night, and held on to win 41-29.

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Columbus Girls Win Defensive Shootout

Posted: Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 at 8:29 am

The Columbus Junction girls’ basketball team grabbed a low scoring win last night over Wapello.

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WMU Girls Get the Best of WMU; Highland Boys Sweep WMU for the Season

Posted: Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 at 8:29 am

Winfield- Mt. Union basketball had a split last night with Highland in a conference double header.

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RUSS Fees for Counties and Users Rise

Posted: Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 at 6:25 am

Regional Utility Service Systems, also known as RUSS, is set to increase fees for users and counties.

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Supervisors to Draft New ATV Ordinance

Posted: Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 at 6:25 am

An ordinance allowing ATVs on roads will begin the approval process all over again.

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State Mandate Leads to Changes at Columbus

Posted: Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 at 6:23 am

After a state mandate led them to develop a plan to spur student achievement, Columbus School District is using this year to see how effective their plan is.

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February Deadline for Submission of Resolution

Posted: Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Mid-Prairie community members have begun circulating petitions for a bond issue.

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Man Arrested For Sexual Abuse

Posted: Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 at 6:22 am

A New London man was arrested in Washington yesterday on two warrants for sexual abuse in the third degree.

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Flu Activity Increasing

Posted: Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Flu activity is increasing across Iowa but remains regional according to the Iowa Influenza Surveillance Network.

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Unemployment Rates Rise in SE Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The unemployment rate in Washington County rose slightly from November to December.

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Ongoing Investigation Leads To Arrests in Fairfield

Posted: Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 at 6:19 am

Following a search of their home by authorities last week, two Fairfield residents were arrested Monday.

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Fish Fry

Posted: Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 at 3:28 am

Title: Fish Fry
Description: The Washington Knights of Columbus will hold a fish fry on Friday, January 31st at the KC Hall from 5:30 to 7pm. Catfish, tilapia and sides will be served. Carryout will be available.
Date: 2014-01-31

PQA Training

Posted: Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 at 3:26 am

Title: PQA Training
Description: Pork Quality Assurance Plus program certification training will be held at the Washington County Extension Office on Wednesday, February 5th from 7 to 9pm. Call 653-4811 to preregister.
Date: 2014-02-05

Commercial Applicators

Posted: Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 at 3:25 am

Title: Commercial Applicators
Description: A Commercial Ag Weed, Insect and Plant Disease Management Continuing Instructional Course will be held Wednesday, February 12th at the Louisa County Extension Office. For more information call 319-523-2371.
Date: 2014-02-12

Movie Screening

Posted: Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 at 3:25 am

Title: Movie Screening
Description: The movie Rudy will be screened at the Washington Library Saturday, February 1st from 1 to 3:30. All ages are welcome. Children under ten need to be accompanied by an adult.
Date: 2014-02-01

Garage Sale

Posted: Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 at 3:25 am

Title: Garage Sale
Description: The Kalona Chamber Garage Sale is scheduled for Friday, February 14th from 9 to 3pm and Saturday, February 15th from 9 to 2. Donations can be dropped off at the chamber starting Thursday, February 6th.
Start Date: 2014-02-14
End Date: 2014-02-15

Garage Sale

Posted: Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 at 3:25 am

Title: Garage Sale
Description: The Kalona Chamber Garage Sale is scheduled for Friday, February 14th from 9 to 3pm and Saturday, February 15th from 9 to 2. Donations can be dropped off at the chamber starting Thursday, February 6th.
Date: 2014-02-06

Tax Help

Posted: Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 at 3:24 am

Title: Tax Help
Description: Tax filing assistance for those low-to moderate incomes will be offered at the Brighton Community Center on Saturday, February 8th and Saturday, February 15th from 1:30 to 5:30pm. Call 653-4811 to set up an appointment.
Date: 2014-02-15