Archive for May, 2015

Washington Pool Scheduled to Open Today

Posted: Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 at 6:22 am

A sign of summer is upon us with Washington’s outdoor pool scheduled to open for the season today.

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Washington Receives Over 1 Inch of Rain

Posted: Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Over the holiday weekend, approximately one inch of rain fell in Washington.

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Kalona Business Uses Crowdsourcing to Increase Production

Posted: Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Fencing will be installed around organic pasture near Kalona following a successful online crowd sourcing campaign.

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Tribute Night to be at Washington’s Airport Next Weekend

Posted: Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Two bands are coming to Washington to perform at the airport next weekend.

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Rollover Accident in Henry County

Posted: Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 at 6:21 am

A Washington resident was transported by ambulance from the scene of a car accident south of Wayland Friday morning.

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IMS Soccer Set for Postseason Play Against the Comets

Posted: Monday, May 25th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Iowa Mennonite School boys soccer team will be starting their  postseason with a game at West Liberty tomorrow versus the Comets.

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Demons’ Medal at State Track Meet

Posted: Monday, May 25th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Washington Demon boy’ and girls’ track teams brought home a handful of medals during their three day stay at the Iowa Girls and Boys State Track and Field Meet in Des Moines.

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Demon Baseball Communicating Well in Preseason Practice

Posted: Monday, May 25th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Despite only returning four upperclassmen from last year’s 17-15 team, Washington Demon baseball coach Nathan Miller is encouraged by the early season chemistry shown by his team.

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Experience Returns for Mid-Prairie Softball Team

Posted: Monday, May 25th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie softball team won conference last year and finished fifth in state.

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Local Veterans Medals Returned to Family

Posted: Monday, May 25th, 2015 at 6:23 am

A local World War II veterans medals, inexplicably found in a storage unit outside of Washington County, have been returned to his living relatives.

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Memorial Day Being Observed in Washington

Posted: Monday, May 25th, 2015 at 6:23 am

In 1971, Congress declared Memorial Day a national holiday and the date was set as the last Monday in May each year.

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Kalona’s Pool Open for Holiday

Posted: Monday, May 25th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The Kalona Municipal Pool is open for Memorial Day.

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Closures Due to Holiday Observance

Posted: Monday, May 25th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Many offices and businesses are closed today in honor of Memorial Day.

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Washington Wraps Up School Year Wednesday

Posted: Monday, May 25th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Students will officially begin summer breaks this week.

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Drought Conditions Lessen Across Midwest

Posted: Monday, May 25th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Only 9 percent of Iowa is experiencing drought conditions at this time and it is only considered abnormally dry.

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Summer Classic Starts Next Week

Posted: Monday, May 25th, 2015 at 6:21 am

The first ever Summer Classic in downtown Washington starts next week.

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Work on Kalona Maintenance Shop Nearly Complete

Posted: Monday, May 25th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Work on Kalona’s Maintenance Shop is nearly done.

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Marisela Erives

Posted: Sunday, May 24th, 2015 at 9:31 pm

Graveside services for 46-year-old Marisela Erives of West Liberty

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Richard Clarkson

Posted: Sunday, May 24th, 2015 at 9:27 pm

Funeral services for 64-year-old Richard Clarkson of Columbus Junction

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May 24th, 2015

Posted: Sunday, May 24th, 2015 at 7:33 am

Birthday winner – Andy Ross of Washington

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