Archive for January, 2015

Counties with Kirkwood Locations Collaborating to Promote Region

Posted: Friday, January 30th, 2015 at 6:21 am

A seven county regional partnership will be promoted using funding from the state.

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Washington Man Places First in Corn Yield Contest

Posted: Friday, January 30th, 2015 at 6:21 am

A Washington man placed first in the state in a corn yield contest.

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Grant Applications from Riverboat Foundation Available

Posted: Friday, January 30th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Area organizations and nonprofits can now submit applications for the Spring 2015 Grant cycle for the Washington County Riverboat Foundation.

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WANTED

Posted: Thursday, January 29th, 2015 at 10:23 am

Good used washing machine and water heater.

Call 319-931-7476

WANTED

Posted: Thursday, January 29th, 2015 at 10:23 am

Australian Sheppard puppy.

Call 319-470-4388

FOR SALE

Posted: Thursday, January 29th, 2015 at 10:22 am

Used electric bed.

Call 319-936-5225

FOR SALE

Posted: Thursday, January 29th, 2015 at 10:22 am

22 inch 2 stage snow blower.

Call 319-461-4458

FOR SALE

Posted: Thursday, January 29th, 2015 at 10:21 am

1997 Chrysler Sebring, v-6 automatic, 2 door, high miles, runs great, dependable, body descent, interior nice, CD in dash stereo, asking $1200 obo.

Call 319-936-5124

FOR SALE

Posted: Thursday, January 29th, 2015 at 10:21 am

Four wheel electric scooter.

Large life chair.

Call 319-461-3365

January 29, 2015

Posted: Thursday, January 29th, 2015 at 10:18 am

BIRTHDAY WINNER – Gabe Widmer, Washington, 64

Ellen Smithburg

Posted: Thursday, January 29th, 2015 at 9:35 am

Celebration of life services for 84-year-old Pauline Ellen Smithburg of Wayland will be held at 1:30 p.m.

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Mid-Prairie’s Cady Named Coach of the Year

Posted: Thursday, January 29th, 2015 at 7:03 am

Mid-Prairie boys’ soccer coach Pat Cady was named Coach of the Year by the National Federation of State Coaches Association.

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Washington Wrestlers Enter Final Regular Season Dual

Posted: Thursday, January 29th, 2015 at 7:02 am

The Washington wrestling team (23-3 overall) enters the final dual matches of the regular season this evening.

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Mid-Prairie Wrestling Heading to Northeast Goose Lake for Triangular

Posted: Thursday, January 29th, 2015 at 7:01 am


The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk (10-10) wrestling team will head to Northeast High School in Goose Lake tonight for their final regualr season dual meet.

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Washington’s Smith Newest Varsity Bowling Starter

Posted: Thursday, January 29th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Washington community is used to seeing senior Joe Smith perform on the soccer pitch, the wrestling mat, and the football field.

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IGHSAU Releases Class 1-3A District Pairings

Posted: Thursday, January 29th, 2015 at 6:59 am

The Iowa Girls’ High School Athletic Union has released the postseason pairings for Classes 1 through 3A.

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Snow Expected this Weekend

Posted: Thursday, January 29th, 2015 at 6:24 am


Snow on the Washington square, Jan. 6, 2015.

According to AccuWeather Washington may receive up to eight inches of snow this weekend.

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Washington County Communications Center Now Sending Texts to Fire Fighters

Posted: Thursday, January 29th, 2015 at 6:23 am


Fire in Washington July 6, 2013. Photo by Sally Y. Hart.

The Washington County Communications Center is now able to send texts to fire fighters when their department is being dispatched to a fire.

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Big Red Radio Delivering Food Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, January 29th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Tomorrow KCII’s Big Red Radio will be out and about delivering the non-perishable food and toiletry items donated during the Caring Christmas food drive across the KCII listening area.

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Columbus School Board Continues Budget Cut Discussion

Posted: Thursday, January 29th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The Columbus Community School Board is continuing to explore its options to fix the district’s financial problems.

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