Archive for May, 2015

Ruth Reneger

Posted: Sunday, May 31st, 2015 at 9:07 am

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Celebration of life services for 83-year-old Ruth Iris Reneger of Washington, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday (6/5) at the United Methodist Church in Washington.

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May 31st, 2015

Posted: Sunday, May 31st, 2015 at 7:35 am

Birthday winner – Yvonne Buster of Washington

Anniversary winners – Joe and Laurie Kauffman of Wayland

Buckwalter and Brezina to Continue Athletic Careers in College

Posted: Sunday, May 31st, 2015 at 7:00 am

Two graduating seniors from Iowa Mennonite School will be playing college sports.

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Demon Alumni Football Tickets to Benefit Rock n’ Ride Charity

Posted: Sunday, May 31st, 2015 at 7:00 am

Part of the proceeds from the second annual alumni football game between Washington and Mount Pleasant will aid a Washington County charity bike event this July.

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Take Part in World No Tobacco Day Today

Posted: Sunday, May 31st, 2015 at 6:22 am

Iowans can now enroll in Quitline Iowa’s eight-week tobacco cessation program for free nicotine patches, gum or lozenges for eligible participants.

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Kalona Council to Consider Creating New Handicapped Parking Spot

Posted: Sunday, May 31st, 2015 at 6:20 am

The Kalona City Council will consider creating another handicapped parking space in the downtown area at their meeting tomorrow.

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Gier Pitches Gem for Demons’ First Win

Posted: Saturday, May 30th, 2015 at 7:01 am

Washington sophomore Michael Gier winds up for a pitch Friday evening versus Central Lee. Gier pitched six innings to earn the Demons’ first win of the season. Photo by KCII’s Nate Gonner.

A stellar pitching performance gave the Washington Demon baseball team (1-2 overall) their first victory of the season.

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Demons Shutout by Huskies in Softball Home Opener

Posted: Saturday, May 30th, 2015 at 7:01 am

The bats of the Washington Demon girls’ softball team were silenced on Friday evening.

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Columbus Boys’ Soccer Faces Danville in Substate Final

Posted: Saturday, May 30th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Eighty minutes of soccer separates the Columbus Wildcats boys’ soccer team (8-6 overall) from a return trip to the state tournament.

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Mid-Prairie Has First Win of the Year in Highland

Posted: Saturday, May 30th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk baseball (1-2) went to Highland last night in a non-conference match up with the Huskies (1-2) .

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Three Homers By Mid-Prairie Helps Propel Them to Victory

Posted: Saturday, May 30th, 2015 at 7:00 am

In a battle of top ten teams, the No. 6 ranked Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks (3-0) had their home opener of the season as they take on the No. 10 ranked Mt. Vernon Mustangs (0-3).

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Company Purchases Kalona Cheese Factory

Posted: Saturday, May 30th, 2015 at 6:23 am

The Twin County Dairy facility, also known as the Kalona Cheese Factory, has a new owner.

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Less Than 1% of Iowa Abnormally Dry

Posted: Saturday, May 30th, 2015 at 6:22 am

At this time last year 29 percent of Iowa was in moderate drought with over 58 percent of the state abnormally dry, but currently less than one percent of the state is experiencing any drought conditions.

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Summer Classic Starts in Five Days

Posted: Saturday, May 30th, 2015 at 6:22 am

In five days Washington’s inaugural Summer Classic will begin in Central Park.

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Summer Reading Commences in Washington

Posted: Saturday, May 30th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The 60th year of summer reading in Washington begins Monday.

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Pests, Disease Not an Issue Early in Growing Season

Posted: Saturday, May 30th, 2015 at 6:21 am

The growing season is underway in southeast Iowa.

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Rhubarb Season Underway

Posted: Saturday, May 30th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Rhubarb Season Underway


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Rhubarb, with its red stalks and green leaves, can be found in many Iowa gardens.

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Last Day to Burn in Kalona

Posted: Saturday, May 30th, 2015 at 6:20 am

Today is the last day to get rid of yard waste the old fashioned way if you’re living in Kalona.

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Iowans Invited to Fish for Free

Posted: Saturday, May 30th, 2015 at 6:20 am

Next weekend, residents of Iowa will be able to go fishing for free.

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Pesticide

Posted: Friday, May 29th, 2015 at 9:09 pm

Title: Pesticide
Description: The Iowa Department of Ag and Land Stewardship will offer pesticide testing from 10 to 2pm Friday, June 12th at the Washington County Extension office. All tests will be given on a first-come, first serve basis. Study materials are available for purchase at the extension office and on Iowa State University\’s website. Call 653-4811 for more information.
Date: 2015-06-12