Archive for November, 2014

Arley Dean Boese

Posted: Sunday, November 30th, 2014 at 9:07 am

Graveside services for 79 year old Arley Dean Boese of Richland, formerly of Wayland, have been set for 1:00 PM Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at the Sugar Creek Mennonite Cemetery with Pastor Robert Hartzler officiating. Visitation will be two hours prior at the Beatty Funeral Home in Wayland. A general memorial in the name of Arley Dean Boese has been established. The Beatty Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Mary Kauffman

Posted: Sunday, November 30th, 2014 at 8:02 am

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Memorial Services for 59 year old Mary Kauffman of Kalona are 10:30 AM on Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014, at St Joseph’s Catholic Church in Wellman with Rev David Brownfield PhD officiating.. Visitation will be held from 2-8 PM on Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014, at the Yoder-Powell Funeral Home in Kalona where the family will greet friends from 2-4 and 6-8 PM a Wake Service followed by a Rosary Service will be held at 2:00 PM and a Prayer Service will be held at 7:00 PM. A memorial fund has been established for the Mercy Hospital Foundation and the monies will be directed to the Mercy Hospice Care Unit. The Yoder-Powell Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

November 30th, 2014

Posted: Sunday, November 30th, 2014 at 7:35 am

Birthday winner – Jameson Bell of Washington

No Anniversary winners

Several Washington Winter Sports Teams Start Season This Week

Posted: Sunday, November 30th, 2014 at 7:00 am

This week marks the beginning of the winter sports season for several Washington winter sports teams.

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Upcoming Winter Sporting Events for Mid-Prairie

Posted: Sunday, November 30th, 2014 at 7:00 am

Winter sports are in full swing for the Mid-Prairie school district.

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How Will You Afford College?

Posted: Sunday, November 30th, 2014 at 6:20 am

A presentation regarding financial aid for college is being held at the Washington High School.

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Kalona Residents Asked to Follow Snow Related Ordinances

Posted: Sunday, November 30th, 2014 at 6:20 am

Kalona residents are reminded to follow the city’s rules when snowstorms hit the area.

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WACO Boys Basketball Ready For Season To Start

Posted: Saturday, November 29th, 2014 at 7:00 am

The WACO Warrior boys basketball team is continuing to prepare for the start of the 2014-15 season.

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Iowa Mennonite School Boys Basketball Starts Season on the Road Against Wapello

Posted: Saturday, November 29th, 2014 at 7:00 am

The Iowa Mennonite School boys basketball team will have their first game of the year this Tuesday, as they travel to Wapello.

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Winfield-Mount Union Boys Basketball Starts Year Two Under Doerring

Posted: Saturday, November 29th, 2014 at 7:00 am

The Winfield-Mount Union boys basketball team is entering their second year under head coach Brad Doerring.

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Three Sigourney-Keota Football Players Named First Team All-District

Posted: Saturday, November 29th, 2014 at 7:00 am

The Sigourney-Keota football team had multiple players receive high praise from their 2014 opponents.

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Shop Small Today

Posted: Saturday, November 29th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Downtown Washington businesses are open and taking part in today’s Small Business Saturday.

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Kalona Sewer Relining Continues

Posted: Saturday, November 29th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Work on Kalona’s sanitary sewer system will continue through the winter months.

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Financial Aid Night to be Held

Posted: Saturday, November 29th, 2014 at 6:22 am

While many area high school students consider what path to take after graduation, many financial aid questions arise. According to U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley, student borrowers who graduate today have an average of about $30,000 in debt burden.

A financial aid presentation will be held at Washington High School covering the financial aid process, FAFSA application review, understanding costs of colleges and comparisons, the scholarship process and where to go for help. The Iowa College Access Network will make the free presentation for seniors and their parents on Tuesday, December 9th, at 6 p.m. at the Washington High School.

For more information contact the high school counseling office at 653-4245.

Energy Assistance Programs Available through HACAP

Posted: Saturday, November 29th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Hawkeye Area Community Action Program, or HACAP, which serves Washington, Johnson, Iowa, Benton, Linn and Jones counties has a number of energy conservation programs available for residents.

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Last Day to Burn Yard Waste in Kalona

Posted: Saturday, November 29th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Kalona residents planning on burning leaves and other yard waste that’s accumulated this fall have until the end of the day to do so.

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Take Proper Care of Outdoor Pets

Posted: Saturday, November 29th, 2014 at 6:21 am

While temperatures are expected to reach 50 degrees today, during the overnights this weekend the mercury will fall below freezing.

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February Deadline Set for Health Insurance Enrollment

Posted: Saturday, November 29th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The second round of health insurance enrollment is now open.

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Rita F. Stumpf

Posted: Friday, November 28th, 2014 at 5:12 pm

Mass of Christian Burial for 84-year-old Rita F. Stumpf of Riverside

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Kimberly Denise Thomann Friese

Posted: Friday, November 28th, 2014 at 5:08 pm

Celebration of life services for 45-year-old Kimberly Denise Thomann Friese

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