Archive for February, 2015

Washington Bowling Competes in State Qualifying Meet at Lebowski’s Rock ‘N Bowl

Posted: Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 at 7:01 am

Lebowski’s Rock ‘N Bowl in Washington had a packed house Tuesday for the Class 1A District 6 girls’ and boys’ state qualifying tournament.

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Columbus Girls’ Basketball Ends Season in West Branch

Posted: Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Columbus Wildcats girls’ basketball team (16-7 overall) saw their season come to an end in West Branch.

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Mid-Prairie Looking to Get Past Benton Community in Second Round Match Up

Posted: Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The no. 14 ranked Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk girls’ basketball team (15-7) will look for a victory in the second round of postseason play tonight at home as they take on the Benton Community Bobcats (12-10).

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IMS Boys Looking For First Round Win in Montezuma Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Iowa Mennonite School boys’ basketball team (13-7) enters the postseason looking to get a first round victory at Montezuma high school tonight as they take on the HLV Warriors (3-18).

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Demon Girls’ Basketball Opens Postseason Tournament in Knoxville

Posted: Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The postseason basketball tournament for the Washington Demon girls’ basketball team (6-15 overall) begins tonight in south central Iowa.

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Highland Girls’ End Postseason in Iowa City for Fourth Straight Year

Posted: Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 at 7:00 am

A first half scoring run helped propel the Iowa City Regina Regals (19-3) end the season the Highland Huskies girls’ basketball team for a fourth straight year.

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WACO Tops IMS In Quaterfinal Battle

Posted: Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Iowa Mennonite School (5-17) and WACO girls’ basketball teams (16-7) competed in the quarterfinals last night in Keota looking to advance to the semifinals.

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Demon Boys’ Lose to Williamsburg in Home Finale

Posted: Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The final home game for five Washington Demon senior basketball players didn’t have a happy ending.

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Kalona City Council Approves Budget

Posted: Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Homeowners in Kalona will be seeing a slight increase in their property taxes.

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Washington County Out of RUSS

Posted: Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Washington, Mahaska and Keokuk counties have left RUSS, Regional Utility Service Systems.

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Mid-Prairie and Keota Calendar to be Worked on Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 at 6:22 am

A committee consisting of Mid-Prairie and Keota staff and administrators will meet tonight to discuss their shared calendar for the 2015-2016 school year.

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Eat Disorders Awareness Week Observed

Posted: Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Eating disorders can occur in anyone, regardless of age, gender or race, and during this National Eating Disorders Awareness Week the Eating Disorder Coalition of Iowa is hoping to shed light on the issue.

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Drought Conditions Better Than February 2014

Posted: Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Less than 10 percent of Iowa is experiencing drought conditions at this time according to the United States Drought Monitor.

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Flu Hospitalizations Continue to Fall

Posted: Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Two more influenza outbreaks in long-term care facilities were reported since last week, bringing the total to 56 in Iowa this flu season.

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Date Set for Bond Hearing

Posted: Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 at 6:21 am

The Washington City Council has set the hearing on the issuance of debt for street work and the fire truck bond issue for March 3rd at 6 p.m.

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Supper to Benefit Local Domestic Violence Support Group

Posted: Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 at 6:20 am

Proceeds from a soup supper tomorrow will go towards services that help victims of domestic violence.

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Sandra “Sandy” Thompson

Posted: Tuesday, February 17th, 2015 at 5:16 pm

Celebration of Life Service for 75-year-old Sandra “Sandy” Thompson of Keota

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Career Scoring Night Couldn’t End Demon Boys’ Basketball Losing Streak

Posted: Tuesday, February 17th, 2015 at 7:01 am

Career scoring nights by three different Washington Demon boys’ basketball (5-14 overall; 1-7 Southeast) players wasn’t enough to end their current losing streak.

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Mid-Prairie Season Ends in the First Round

Posted: Tuesday, February 17th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk boys’ basketball team played their final game of the season in their first round postseason season game against the Albia Blue Demons at Eddyville-Blakesburg last night.

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Lebowski’s Rock ‘N Bowl Hosts Class 1A Bowling Tournament

Posted: Tuesday, February 17th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Washington’s local bowling alley will be flooded with area bowlers hoping to make it to next weekend’s state bowling tournament in Des Moines.

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