Archive for May, 2014

Protect Yourself From Mosquitoes, Ticks and the Sun

Posted: Thursday, May 22nd, 2014 at 6:21 am

With the long Memorial Day weekend and outdoor activities, Iowa Department of Public Health is reminding Iowans to be safe by using sun screen and insect repellants.

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Day Camps

Posted: Thursday, May 22nd, 2014 at 2:18 am

Title: Day Camps
Description: Registration is open for Washington County Extension Day Camps until Friday, May 30th. Camps are open to students in preschool through 7th grade and space is limited. Visit the extension\’s website or call 653-4811 to register.
Date: 2014-05-30

Day Camps

Posted: Thursday, May 22nd, 2014 at 2:18 am

Title: Day Camps
Description: Registration is open for Washington County Extension Day Camps until Friday, May 30th. Camps are open to students in preschool through 7th grade and space is limited. Visit the extension\’s website or call 653-4811 to register.
Date: 2014-05-22

Breakfast

Posted: Thursday, May 22nd, 2014 at 2:17 am

Title: Breakfast
Description: The Richland Fireman\’s Breakfast is being held Sunday, June 1st from 7 until 10:30am. A variety of items will be served.
Date: 2014-06-01

Washington Pool

Posted: Thursday, May 22nd, 2014 at 2:15 am

Title: Washington Pool
Description: The Washington Steele Family Aquatic Center will be open from Tuesday, May 27th to Friday, May 30th from 4 to 8pm. Regular hours start Saturday, May 31st.
Start Date: 2014-05-27
End Date: 2014-05-31

Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, May 21st, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Danielle Pettit-Majewski, Washington County Public Health Director, about sun safety.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, May 21st, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, Richard Young, Washington County Ambulance Director, joins us to discuss the importance of Emergency Management Services, during this National EMS Week.

Baseball Takes Annual Baseball Versus Softball Scrimmage In Controversial Game

Posted: Wednesday, May 21st, 2014 at 8:30 am

The baseball team found a way to defend home field in last nights baseball/softball scrimmage, but many would argue the legality in the form that they did it.

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Errthum Goes Goal Crazy Against Keokuk

Posted: Wednesday, May 21st, 2014 at 8:30 am

The Mid-Prairie boys soccer team played Keokuk on Monday, and what a comeback win it was.

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City Approves Increasing Contribution to Auditorium

Posted: Wednesday, May 21st, 2014 at 6:24 am

Audience members of Washington's City Council meeting Tuesday night raise their hands to indicate they are in attendance for the auditorium consideration.

The City of Washington has upped the ante in vying for a $1.4 million Vision Iowa Grant.

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Supervisors Begin Discussing Courtroom Renovations

Posted: Wednesday, May 21st, 2014 at 6:23 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors toured the third floor of the Washington Courthouse yesterday and discussed possible renovations with Judge Mike Mullins of the Iowa Court of Appeals.

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Urban Chicken Applications Now Available in Kalona

Posted: Wednesday, May 21st, 2014 at 6:23 am

The Kalona City Council approved a way for residents to raise chickens in town at this week’s meeting.

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Keota Looking for Secondary Principal

Posted: Wednesday, May 21st, 2014 at 6:23 am

Keota School District is looking for a Secondary principal that would also spend time at Mid-Prairie.

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Grassley Shares Thoughts on MERS in the U.S.

Posted: Wednesday, May 21st, 2014 at 6:22 am

Three cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome, or MERS, have been confirmed in the United States.

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Demons to Compete at State Track Meet

Posted: Wednesday, May 21st, 2014 at 6:22 am

Seventeen Washington Demons will be competing at the blue oval beginning tomorrow.

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Washington Care Facility on Special Focus Facility Initiative List

Posted: Wednesday, May 21st, 2014 at 6:22 am

All American Restorative Care of Washington remains on the nation’s Special Focus Facility Initiative list.

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EMS Workers Being Recognized This Week

Posted: Wednesday, May 21st, 2014 at 6:21 am

It’s National Emergency Medical Services week, a time to recognize those who have dedicated their lives to an important public service.

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Snakes

Posted: Wednesday, May 21st, 2014 at 1:31 am

Title: Snakes
Description: A program on snakes is being held at the Columbus Junction Civic Center on Thursday, June 12th at 6pm. It will cover snakes native to Iowa.
Date: 2014-06-12

Canoe/Kayak Training

Posted: Wednesday, May 21st, 2014 at 1:30 am

Title: Canoe/Kayak Training
Description: Canoe & kayak training is being offered by Louisa County Conservation Saturday, June 14th from 10am to 3pm at Langwood Education Center. Pre-registration is required, call 319-523-8381.
Date: 2014-06-14

Volunteers

Posted: Wednesday, May 21st, 2014 at 1:30 am

Title: Volunteers
Description:
Volunteers are needed for Washington\’s 175th Anniversary Celebration. Call the chamber at 653-3272.

Date: 2014-05-21