Archive for March, 2015

Washington Man Arrested for Homicide by Vehicle

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

Yesterday afternoon authorities with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office arrested 38-year-old Craig Alan Bartholomew for homicide by vehicle, operating under the influence and serious injury by vehicle.

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Impending Vacancy Filled on Mid-Prairie School Board

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

An upcoming vacancy on the Mid-Prairie School Board has been filled.

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Kirkwood Offering Home Improvement Classes

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

As people begin their spring cleaning and home improvement projects, the Kirkwood Washington Regional Center has decided to host community classes regarding how to do such projects.

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Prepare for Severe Weather

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

Severe thunderstorms are the focus of today during this severe weather awareness week.

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Purple Martin Workshop Entering 10th Year

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

The Purple Martin Workshop will return to Kalona this weekend.

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Secretary of State Pate to Discuss Safe At Home Legislation in Washington

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

The Safe at Home law allows victims to relocate without their abusers or stalkers finding them.

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Beef Show

Posted: Thursday, March 26th, 2015 at 4:03 am

Title: Beef Show
Description: The 2nd Annual Johnson County Classic sanctioned Open Beef Show is being held Sunday, April 26th at the Johnson County Fairgrounds. The event is open to all youth up to age 21. Check-in will be held from 8 to 9:30am. Show begins at 11am. To register, donate, or for more information call 319-337-2145. Registration forms are available at extension.iastate.edu/johnson.
Date: 2015-04-26

Summer Camps

Posted: Thursday, March 26th, 2015 at 4:00 am

Title: Summer Camps
Description: Summer nature camps are being held beginning in June for Kindergarten through 9th grade students at the Langwood Education Center. Space is limited, and a lottery drawing will be held for spots at the camps Friday, April 3rd. Forms can be obtained on Louisa County Conservation\’s website and at local libraries. Forms can be mailed or dropped off at the conservation office. For more information, call 319-523-8381.
Start Date: 2015-03-31
End Date: 2015-04-03

Blood Drive

Posted: Thursday, March 26th, 2015 at 4:00 am

Title: Blood Drive
Description: Henry County Community is hosting a blood drive from 2 to 6pm Monday, April 20th in the E3 Center meeting room. Call 800-747-5401 to donate.
Date: 2015-04-20

Blood Drive

Posted: Thursday, March 26th, 2015 at 3:59 am

Title: Blood Drive
Description: Henry County Health Center is hosting a blood drive from 11am to 2pm Friday, April 17th inside the Health Education Center. Call 800-747-5401 to donate.
Date: 2015-04-17

Blood Drive

Posted: Thursday, March 26th, 2015 at 3:59 am

Title: Blood Drive
Description: Swedesburg Lutheran Church is hosting a blood drive from 2 to 6:30pm Thursday, April 16th inside parish hall. To donate, call the 800-747-5401.
Date: 2015-04-16

Dust Control

Posted: Thursday, March 26th, 2015 at 3:56 am

Title: Dust Control
Description: The deadline for Washington County residents to receive a dust control permit is Thursday, April 30th. For a complete list of pre-approved contractors and more information on the county\’s dust control policy, visit washingtonroads.org.
Date: 2015-04-30

4-H Camp

Posted: Thursday, March 26th, 2015 at 3:55 am

Title: 4-H Camp
Description: Washington County 4-H\’ers are invited to attend Region 15 4-H Jr. Camp Tuesday, June 16th through Thursday, June 18th at Crooked Creek Camp. Space is limited and registration will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis. Registration forms are available at the Washington County Extension Office or online at extension.iastate.edu/washington. Scholarships are available. Turn in registration forms to the extension office by Friday, May 1st. For more information, call 653-4811.
Date: 2015-05-01

4-H Camp

Posted: Thursday, March 26th, 2015 at 3:55 am

Title: 4-H Camp
Description: Washington County 4-H\’ers are invited to attend Region 15 4-H Jr. Camp Tuesday, June 16th through Thursday, June 18th at Crooked Creek Camp. Space is limited and registration will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis. Registration forms are available at the Washington County Extension Office or online at extension.iastate.edu/washington. Scholarships are available. Turn in registration forms to the extension office by Friday, May 1st. For more information, call 653-4811.
Date: 2015-04-01

Meet the Author

Posted: Thursday, March 26th, 2015 at 3:52 am

Title: Meet the Author
Description: A meet the author event is being held from 2 to 4pm Sunday, April 12th at the Washington Library. Kathryn Daughertry, author of A Case of Hearts, will read from her novel and answer questions.
Date: 2015-04-12

WWII Program

Posted: Thursday, March 26th, 2015 at 3:51 am

Title: WWII Program
Description: A program on Women Airforce Service Pilots of WWII is being held from 12:15 to 12:45pm Tuesday, March 31st at the Washington Library. Jeff Boshart will lead the free learn at lunch program.
Date: 2015-03-31

Concert

Posted: Thursday, March 26th, 2015 at 3:51 am

Title: Concert
Description: A noontime concert with Brendan Loula is being held from 12:15 to 12:45 Monday, March 30th at the Washington Library. The concert featuring the music of Brazil is free and open to the public.
Date: 2015-03-30

Bookclub

Posted: Thursday, March 26th, 2015 at 3:51 am

Title: Bookclub
Description: Mind, Body & Spirit Bookclub is being held from 2 to 4pm Sunday, March 29th at the Washington Library. The book “Many Lives, Many Masters” will be discussed.
Date: 2015-03-29

Library

Posted: Thursday, March 26th, 2015 at 3:50 am

Title: Library
Description: The Washington Writers Workshop is being held from 10 to noon Saturday, March 28th at the Washington Library.
Date: 2015-03-28

Easter

Posted: Thursday, March 26th, 2015 at 3:50 am

Title: Easter
Description: United Presbyterian Church in Washington is holding a sunrise worship in the picnic shelter in the southeast corner of Sunset Park at 7am Sunday, April 5th. An Easter breakfast is being held in the church\’s fellowship hall at 8am. A worship service is being held at 10:30am and the CROSSing worship begins at 5pm in the sanctuary.

Date: 2015-04-05