Archive for June, 2015

Grassley to Visit Washington Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, June 30th, 2015 at 6:21 am

In his 35th year as a U.S. Senator, Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) is visiting Washington tomorrow.

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Business Property Tax Credit Applications Approved

Posted: Tuesday, June 30th, 2015 at 6:20 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors approved the county’s business property tax credit applications at their meeting Monday morning.

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Beulah Evelyn Miller

Posted: Monday, June 29th, 2015 at 11:50 pm

Celebration of life service for 98-year-old Beulah Evelyn Miller of Wellman, will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday (7/2) at the Powell Funeral Home in Wellman.

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WANTED

Posted: Monday, June 29th, 2015 at 11:45 am

Older full size 4×4 SUV or extra cab truck. Must be V8. Prefer Durango, Dakota etc.

Call 319-458-0456.

FOR SALE

Posted: Monday, June 29th, 2015 at 11:44 am

VCR/DVD player, also a storage cabinet.

Several Laura Ingalls Wilder books.

Call  319-653-3613

FOR SALE

Posted: Monday, June 29th, 2015 at 11:44 am

2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee, $2850 OBO

2000 Dodge Dakota, $2850 OBO

Call 319-461-0290

FOR SALE

Posted: Monday, June 29th, 2015 at 11:44 am

Ethan Allen lighted hutch.

Call 319-461-9912

FOR SALE

Posted: Monday, June 29th, 2015 at 11:43 am

1209 series Cub Cadet riding mower, $450.

5,000 watt generator, $400.

Call 660-216-3715

Joelle Beezley

Posted: Monday, June 29th, 2015 at 11:34 am

Visitation services for 47-year-old Joelle Beezley of Washington, formerly of Harlan Iowa, will begin at 12 p.m. Wednesday (7/1) at the Jones Eden Funeral Home in Washington where family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m.

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June 29, 2015

Posted: Monday, June 29th, 2015 at 9:39 am

BIRTHDAY WINNER –Amy Widmer, Washington, 33

Demon Softball Wins Pair of Tournament Games

Posted: Monday, June 29th, 2015 at 7:01 am

A pair of stellar pitching performances helped the Washington Demon softball team (4-21 overall) double their win total for the season.

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Demons Meet Chiefs on Baseball Diamond for First Time in 2015

Posted: Monday, June 29th, 2015 at 7:01 am

Normally, the Washington Demon baseball team would have seen every Southeast Conference foe at least once by this time in the season.

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Beatty Tops Field in National Criterium Race

Posted: Monday, June 29th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Washington cyclist Alijah Beatty (second from the right) competes in the La Crosse Criterium in March. Photo courtesy of Mark Beatty.

A Washington teenager is returning to the Midwest as the top criterium racer in the nation in her age division.

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Golden Hawks Face Wildcats in Durant

Posted: Monday, June 29th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk baseball and softball teams are embarking on an early week road trip this afternoon.

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WACO’s Interim Superintendent Preparing for Retirement

Posted: Monday, June 29th, 2015 at 6:23 am

A local superintendent will begin his sixth retirement Wednesday.

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Don’t Leave Pets in Parked Cars

Posted: Monday, June 29th, 2015 at 6:23 am


Oliver (left) and Fridge are available for adoption at PAWS and More Animal Shelter. Contributed photos.

On an 80 degree day, in just 10 minutes, the temperature inside a vehicle can climb to 99 degrees.

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Four Charged Following Assault with Baseball Bat

Posted: Monday, June 29th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Saturday evening the Henry County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a report of a shooting and assault south of Mt. Pleasant and the investigation resulted in two arrests.

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Vote Early Today, Special Election Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, June 29th, 2015 at 6:22 am


Proposed layout of the preschool wing and daycare facility, the bond covers the green and yellow portions above.

Residents of the Washington Community School District can vote early today for tomorrow’s special election regarding a preschool addition at Stewart Elementary School.

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Rain Total Above Monthly Average

Posted: Monday, June 29th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Washington has received over two inches of rain more than the normal amount for the first 28 days of June.

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Danish Company Chooses Mount Pleasant Industrial Park for New Location

Posted: Monday, June 29th, 2015 at 6:22 am

A Danish company is purchasing space in a Henry County industrial park.

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