Archive for February, 2015

Myrna J. Whittaker

Posted: Saturday, February 28th, 2015 at 3:44 pm

Displaying Whittaker, Myrna.jpg

Mass of the Resurrection for 85 year old Myrna J. Whittaker of Washington will be held at 10:30am Wednesday, March 4th, 2015, at St. James Catholic Church in Washington with Fr. Bernie Weir officiating. Visitation will begin at noon on Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015, at the Jones & Eden Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 5pm until 7pm. Interment will take place at the Elm Grove Cemetery in Washington. A memorial has been established for Hospice of Washington County. Online condolences may be set to Myrna’s family through the web at www.jonesfh.com.

Wanted

Posted: Saturday, February 28th, 2015 at 8:23 am

3 to 4 bales of straw

319-548-2882

February 28th, 2015

Posted: Saturday, February 28th, 2015 at 8:06 am

Birthday Winner – Bev Young of Washington

Anniversary Winners – Kevin & Luane Cave

For Sale

Posted: Saturday, February 28th, 2015 at 7:50 am

trolley setup with fork, 8 foot track

single mattress

653-4414

Wanted

Posted: Saturday, February 28th, 2015 at 7:49 am

white topper for GMC pickup truck with 6 foot bed

319-653-1735

For Sale

Posted: Saturday, February 28th, 2015 at 7:47 am

1984 28 foot prowler camper, bumper type

319-931-1925

For Sale

Posted: Saturday, February 28th, 2015 at 7:47 am

1993 Cadillac sedan Deville, fully loaded, good condition

$1000 cash obo

319-471-6830

Three Columbus Players Named to All Conference Team

Posted: Saturday, February 28th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Columbus Community’s season ended with a 16-7 record and lost in the quarterfinals to West Branch, 77-51.

Read the rest of this entry »

Demon Boys’ Basketball Loses Productive Senior Class

Posted: Saturday, February 28th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Despite winning just six games for a second straight season, the Washington Demon boys’ basketball team had a productive group of senior basketball players on this year’s squad.

Read the rest of this entry »

Sigourney Battles Danville For State Tournament Apperance

Posted: Saturday, February 28th, 2015 at 7:00 am

One team stands in the way of the Sigourney Savage boys’ basketball team (18-5 overall) from their first state tournament appearance in school history.

Read the rest of this entry »

Three Winfield Mt. Union Girls Named to All-Conference Team

Posted: Saturday, February 28th, 2015 at 7:00 am

It was a tough season for the Winfield-Mt. Union girls’ basekball team, finishing with a record of 3-19.

Read the rest of this entry »

Temperatures Below, Snowfall Above Norms

Posted: Saturday, February 28th, 2015 at 6:23 am


February 1st, 2015, snowfall.

While average temperatures for Washington during the month of February have been below normal, the observed snowfall has been nearly three times normal.

Read the rest of this entry »

Washington Fashion Week to be Held

Posted: Saturday, February 28th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Washington Fashion Week is coming to downtown Washington next month.

Read the rest of this entry »

Kalona Boy Scouts Raising Money for Trip to Colorado

Posted: Saturday, February 28th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Members of a Kalona boy scout troop are raising money for a trip they’re hoping to take this summer.

Read the rest of this entry »

Drought Minimal in Iowa

Posted: Saturday, February 28th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Nearly eight percent of Iowa is currently experiencing drought conditions.

Read the rest of this entry »

First Annual Chili Cook-off Being Held Tonight

Posted: Saturday, February 28th, 2015 at 6:21 am

The public is invited to decide who makes the area’s best bowl of chili this evening.

Read the rest of this entry »

Fairfield Organization Awards Grants

Posted: Saturday, February 28th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Sixteen Fairfield organizations will be receiving nearly $15,000 from the Fairfield Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Read the rest of this entry »

Program Offered to Help People Walk Through Grief

Posted: Saturday, February 28th, 2015 at 6:21 am

A special ministry helping people deal with grief is being offered in Washington.

Read the rest of this entry »

Winter Care for Spring-Flowering Bulbs

Posted: Saturday, February 28th, 2015 at 6:20 am


Contributed photo.

Spring-flowering bulbs, such as tulips and daffodils often begin emerging in March or early April in Iowa, however premature growth can occur in mild winter weather.

Read the rest of this entry »

Sigourney Wins Final Battle with SICL’s Lynnville-Sully

Posted: Friday, February 27th, 2015 at 7:01 am

The third and final showdown between South Iowa Cedar League squads Sigourney (18-5 overall) and Lynnville-Sully (18-6 overall) took place Thursday evening.

Read the rest of this entry »