Archive for May, 2014

IMS Soccer Hosts First Round Tonight

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

The IMS soccer team opens up playoff soccer play tonight when they host Chariton.

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Demons Host Panthers for First Round Soccer

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

The Washington Demon soccer team plays the first round of the playoffs tonight.

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Four Teams, Two Spots, and One Meet for the Golden Hawk Girls Golf Team

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

The Mid-Prairie girls golf team plays for a chance to go to state tonight at the Kalona Golf Course.

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Virginia Kracaw Baumgartner Reinier

Posted: Tuesday, May 27th, 2014 at 6:52 am

Memorial services for 93-year-old Virginia Kracaw Baumgartner Reinier of Fairfield will be held today (5/27) at 10:30 a.m. at the First Christian Church in Fairfield.

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George T. Connelly

Posted: Tuesday, May 27th, 2014 at 6:45 am

Mass of the Resurrection for 95-year-old George Thomas Connelly of Washington, formerly of Dubuque, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday (5/29) at Church of the Nativity in Dubuque.

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Majority of WACO Students Attend Optional School Day

Posted: Tuesday, May 27th, 2014 at 6:23 am

WACO School District is nearing the end of their first year operating with a four day school week.

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Fairgrounds Solar Project Receives Boost

Posted: Tuesday, May 27th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The Washington County Fair Board has been working to make the fairgrounds green with solar energy.

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State HIV and AIDS Report Released

Posted: Tuesday, May 27th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The Iowa Department of Public Health has released its 2013 State of Iowa HIV and AIDS end of year surveillance report.

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Sound of Washington Invites Community to Campfire Concert

Posted: Tuesday, May 27th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The Sound of Washington choir is performing its spring concert tonight.

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Kalona’s Babe Ruth Field to Receive Upgrades

Posted: Tuesday, May 27th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The City of Kalona has received funding for improvements at the city park.

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Early Voting Available Saturday

Posted: Tuesday, May 27th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Washington County voters can vote at the courthouse early this week before next Tuesday’s primary.

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Columbus Student Receives Scholarship

Posted: Tuesday, May 27th, 2014 at 6:20 am

Students across the state have received scholarships for their high scores in tutorials meant to prepare them for college debt.

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Some Perennials Recommended for Shade

Posted: Tuesday, May 27th, 2014 at 6:20 am

A number of plants are recommended for shady areas of yards.

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State Track Wraps Up the Season

Posted: Monday, May 26th, 2014 at 8:30 am

The state track and field meet has wrapped up, and the season is in the books.

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Demon Softball Is Moving On

Posted: Monday, May 26th, 2014 at 8:30 am

The Washington Demon softball team kicks off their season on Wednesday, and the team might look a bit different than they have for the past four years.

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Mid-Prairie Continues Memorial Day Tradition

Posted: Monday, May 26th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A long-standing tradition at Mid-Prairie High School continues this morning.

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Local Seniors Graduate

Posted: Monday, May 26th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The school year is coming to a close in southeast Iowa.

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Supervisor Candidates Seeking Nominations Next Week

Posted: Monday, May 26th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Two Republicans and two Democrats are vying for their party’s nomination in the June 3rd primary for Washington County District 3 Supervisors.

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Sewer Line Inspection Planned in Kalona

Posted: Monday, May 26th, 2014 at 6:22 am

In an effort to reduce the amount of groundwater that makes it to Kalona’s treatment plant, an area suspected to be the source of the problem will be inspected.

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Closures for Memorial Day

Posted: Monday, May 26th, 2014 at 6:20 am

Banks, schools and many offices are closed today in observance of Memorial Day.

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