Archive for February, 2015

Winter Storm Hits the Area

Posted: Thursday, February 26th, 2015 at 6:24 am

Over four inches of snow fell in Washington Wednesday and into Thursday, causing slick roads and hazardous travel conditions.

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Repairs Made to Broken Water Main in Riverside

Posted: Thursday, February 26th, 2015 at 6:23 am

A water main in Riverside has been repaired and the first water sample is now being tested by the State Hygienic Laboratory.

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Iowa’s Infrastructure Report Card Released, GPA: C-

Posted: Thursday, February 26th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Iowa’s infrastructure has been graded at a C-.

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Layoffs at Local Mental Health Institute Begin Next Month

Posted: Thursday, February 26th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Layoffs at the Mental Health Institute in Mount Pleasant are expected to begin next month.

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Take Extra Care of Outdoor Animals During Winter Weather

Posted: Thursday, February 26th, 2015 at 6:21 am


Bubba is available for adoption. Photo courtesy of Julia Venzke.

Temperatures aren’t expected to rise above freezing until Tuesday and more snow is in the forecast for Sunday morning.

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Local Student Wins Essay Contest

Posted: Thursday, February 26th, 2015 at 6:21 am

A student at a school in Kalona did well in a state competition.

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Two Weeks Left to Fund Washington’s New Auditorium Project

Posted: Thursday, February 26th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Less than $30,000 more is needed to complete the $150,000 matching fund challenge for the Washington Area Performing Arts and Events Center.

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James L. “Jim” Edwards

Posted: Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 at 11:49 am


A celebration of life service for James L. “Jim” Edwards of Washington will be held 2 p.m. Friday,(2/27), at Jones & Eden Funeral Home.

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FOR SALE

Posted: Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 at 8:45 am

Camper for sale, 33 and a half feet long,  fifth wheel with slide, no title, $1500.

Call 319-471-6830

FOR SALE

Posted: Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 at 8:45 am

Older tiller, runs good, $500 obo,

’91 Ford pick up, $1000 obo.

’84 CRV Honda 250, $1200 obo.

Call 319-461-4279

FOR SALE

Posted: Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 at 8:44 am

Light green recliner, good shape,$25.

27 inch Sony color TV, free.

Call 319-653-9964

February 25, 2015

Posted: Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 at 8:38 am

BIRTHDAY WINNER – Eric Brown, Washington

February 24, 2015

Posted: Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 at 8:37 am

BIRTHDAY WINNER – Craig Davis, Washington

February 23, 2015

Posted: Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 at 8:37 am

BIRTHDAY WINNER – Arlene Triska, Brighton, 53

IMS Season Ends in Brooklyn

Posted: Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 at 7:01 am

The Iowa Mennonite School boys’ basketball team (13-9) saw their season end last night in Brooklyn at the hands of the Montezuma Braves (21-3.)

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Missed Last Second Shot Ends Highland’s Boys’ Basketball Season

Posted: Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 at 7:01 am

With 1.1 seconds remaining in the final quarter, the fate of the Highland Huskies boys’ basketball season came down to one final shot.

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Savages Contain Sabers, Advance to District Final

Posted: Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 at 7:00 am

A pair of junior basketball players helped the Sigourney Savage boys’ basketball team (17-5 overall) advance their season Tuesday night.

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Season Comes to a Close in Wayland for Winfield-Mt.Union

Posted: Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Winfield-Mt.Union Wolves saw their season end in the sectional round last night, losing in Wayland to Holy Trinity in a close game 53-51.

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Lions Claw Past Easton Valley, Advance to Regional Final

Posted: Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The champions of the Southeast Iowa Super Conference North division are the last team standing from the league in this year’s postseason tournament.

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Triton Football Coach Excited About Washington Recruits Sebelius, Leutele

Posted: Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 at 6:59 am

Sebelius signs letter of intent to play football for ICCC.

The head football coach of Iowa Central Community College (ICCC) in Fort Dodge is excited about his two newest recruits from Washington High School.

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