Archive for May, 2014

Columbus Baseball Breaks Five Year Losing Streak

Posted: Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 at 8:30 am

After 71 straight loses, the Columbus Junction baseball team got their first win since July 1st, 2009.

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Demon Softball Opens Season at Home Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 at 8:30 am

The Washington Demon softball team opens up their season tonight with area school Columbus Junction.

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Hawks Handle Bears in Season Opener Sweep

Posted: Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 at 8:30 am

In a five hour softball saga Tuesday night Mid-Prairie opened up conference play with a double header sweep of West Branch in Kalona.

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Golden Hawks Bound for Ames

Posted: Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 at 8:30 am

The #9 Mid-Prairie girls golf team earned a berth at the state tournament Tuesday night at the Kalona Golf Club.

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Demon Soccer Gets the OT Win Over Mt. Pleasant

Posted: Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 at 8:30 am

The Washington Demons made it through the first round of the soccer playoffs last night by beating Mt. Pleasant.

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Chariton Stuns IMS in Round One

Posted: Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 at 8:30 am

The IMS boys soccer team had their playoff run cut short as Chariton pulled the 2-1 upset in Kalona Tuesday night.

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Dr. J. Frank Fikuart

Posted: Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 at 7:14 am

Formal services for 92-year-old Dr. J. Frank Fikuart of Washington, formerly of Lincoln, Illinois, will not be held.

Melvin R. Arnold

Posted: Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 at 7:12 am

Graveside services for 87-year-old Melvin R. Arnold, of Carlisle, formally of Washington, will be held tomorrow (5/29) at 1 p.m. at the Fern Cliff Cemetery in rural Wayland.

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State Department Considering Brighton Chamber Proposal

Posted: Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A stretch of highway in southeast Iowa is just one step away from being named the Jay N. Ding Darling Memorial Highway.

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Car vs. School Bus Wreck

Posted: Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A school bus and car were in an accident in Washington yesterday morning.

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Woman Trapped After Vehicle Rolls

Posted: Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A woman was trapped after a single vehicle rollover car accident North of Wellman.

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Friday is Assistant County Attorney’s Last Day

Posted: Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A personnel change request in the Washington County Attorney’s office was approved at yesterday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.

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Washington City Council Approves Raises

Posted: Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The Washington City Clerk and City Administrator received wage increases at yesterday’s city council meeting.

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Decision on Roundy Pond Expected

Posted: Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The Columbus Junction City Council will decide how to transfer ownership of a pond to the golf course tonight.

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Semi Strikes Cow in Roadway

Posted: Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 at 6:22 am

A semi-truck struck a cow early yesterday morning on Highway 218.

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Planting in Iowa Nearly Done

Posted: Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Corn and soybean planting is nearly complete in southeast Iowa.

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FOR SALE

Posted: Tuesday, May 27th, 2014 at 9:53 am

1955 Ford 8N tractor, runs great good tires. 319-653-4363

Old 4 kickstart gas motors on cart.

FOR SALE

Posted: Tuesday, May 27th, 2014 at 9:51 am

FOR RENT – Available July 1st

Very nice 1 br apt hardwood floors, newer appliances, window a/c and all utilities included.  Free Laundry facilities and other extras for good tenant.  $575/month + deposit and references. 319-461-6145

MAY 27, 2014

Posted: Tuesday, May 27th, 2014 at 9:48 am

BIRTHDAY WINNER – Mary Lou Farmer, 61, Wash.

Mid-Prairie Softball Starts Season with Conference Doubleheader

Posted: Tuesday, May 27th, 2014 at 8:30 am

The Mid-Prairie softball team starts their season tonight with conference foe West Branch.

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