Archive for January, 2015

Saturday, January 31st

Posted: Saturday, January 31st, 2015 at 8:18 am

Birthday Winner – Rick Surly, 61

For Sale

Posted: Saturday, January 31st, 2015 at 7:51 am

Toro snow blowers. Manual start – $125. Electric start and asking $175. Both are serviced and ready to go. Call Paul at 319-653-5890.

Posted: Saturday, January 31st, 2015 at 7:50 am

Toro two stage, 3 speed Snow blower with new Briggs engine.  Price $375.00

Airons electric start, two stage snow blower.  Price $250.00

Call 319-330-2470 or 319-656-2154

For Sale

Posted: Saturday, January 31st, 2015 at 7:50 am

Small 2 bedroom house for rent with 2 car garage, $540/month, $540. Deposit, 1 year lease, no pets. Available March 1st. 914 E. Madison St., Washington. Call JIM for an appointment to see, 563/260-2745.

Mid-Prairie Finds Offense in Second Half in Win

Posted: Saturday, January 31st, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk Girls’ basketball team (13-5) played against non conference opponent the Northeast Goose Lake Rebels.

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Mid-Prairie Takes Both Duals to Finish With Winning Record

Posted: Saturday, January 31st, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie wrestling team went to Northeast Goose Lake for a triangular meet and improved their record.

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Washington Boys’ Basketball Plays Better in Loss to Keokuk

Posted: Saturday, January 31st, 2015 at 7:00 am

In the first game with the Keokuk Chiefs (14-3 overall; 6-1 Southeast), the Washington Demon boys’ basketball team fell behind big early on their way to a 77-33 loss.

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Keokuk Wins Physical Girls’ Basketball Game with Washington

Posted: Saturday, January 31st, 2015 at 7:00 am

Two long time Southeast Conference rivals met again Friday evening as the Washington Demon girls’ basketball team (4-13 overall; 0-5 Southeast) squared off against the Keokuk Chiefs.

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Mid-Prairie Struggles in Loss to Rebels

Posted: Saturday, January 31st, 2015 at 7:00 am

The offensive continued to struggle for the Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk boys basketball team (1-16) as they took on non conference opponent the Northeast Goose Lake Rebels (13-4).

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Snow Expected Throughout the Weekend

Posted: Saturday, January 31st, 2015 at 6:23 am

Snow is in the forecast with light flurries throughout today, giving way to heavier snowfall this evening.

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City of Ainsworth Repairs Equipment After Wastewater Discharged

Posted: Saturday, January 31st, 2015 at 6:23 am

The City of Ainsworth had to replace equipment yesterday after 5,000 gallons of wastewater discharged to Long Creek.

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Man Accused of Killing Daughter Faces Life in Prison

Posted: Saturday, January 31st, 2015 at 6:23 am

A Columbus Junction man is facing additional charges in connection with the death of his daughter.

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First Winter Wonderland Father Daughter Dance Tonight

Posted: Saturday, January 31st, 2015 at 6:22 am


Contributed photo.

The first Winter Wonderland Father Daughter Dance hosted by the Washington County 4-H’s County Council is tonight.

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State Fire Marshal Distributing 10,000 Smoke Detectors Across Iowa

Posted: Saturday, January 31st, 2015 at 6:22 am

The State Fire Marshal Division has purchased 10,000 smoke detectors and 10,000 ten-year lithium batteries after receiving a $250,000 Assistance to Firefights Grant.

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Workshop Dealing with Riverside Fire Finances Set

Posted: Saturday, January 31st, 2015 at 6:22 am

The purchase of a new ladder truck is being put on hold until the Riverside Fire Department’s current situation is resolved.

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Grassley Discusses 2016 Presidential Race

Posted: Saturday, January 31st, 2015 at 6:20 am

Last weekend Republicans from across the country converged on Des Moines for the Iowa Freedom Summit.

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Dairy Days Returns to Kalona

Posted: Saturday, January 31st, 2015 at 6:20 am

Dairy Days is being held in Kalona next week.

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Man Accused of Killing Daughter Faces Life in Prison

Posted: Friday, January 30th, 2015 at 7:31 pm

A Columbus Junction man is facing additional charges in connection with the death of his daughter.

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Margaret Herman

Posted: Friday, January 30th, 2015 at 5:11 pm

Funeral mass for 96-year-old Margaret Herman of Cedar Rapids, formerly of Keota

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BREAKING NEWS: Malfunction Sends 5,000 Gallons of Wastewater to Creek Near Ainsworth

Posted: Friday, January 30th, 2015 at 12:17 pm

Equipment at an Ainsworth pumping station malfunctioned this morning and 5,000 gallons of wastewater discharged to Long Creek.

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