Archive for June, 2015

Kalona Able to Complete Road Repairs Before Year Ends

Posted: Monday, June 29th, 2015 at 6:21 am

In the months leading up to tomorrow, the end of the fiscal year, small road repairs were completed in Kalona.  

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City May Help with Sidewalk Replacement

Posted: Monday, June 29th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Washington property owners are able to apply for partial reimbursement for repairs on sidewalks.

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2001 Chrysler Concorde

Posted: Sunday, June 28th, 2015 at 8:58 pm

188500 miles

3.2 litre v6

4 door good condition!

$2500 obo

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For Sale

Posted: Sunday, June 28th, 2015 at 4:29 pm

maytag stacked washer dryer unit $125.00
319-541-0048

June 28th, 2015

Posted: Sunday, June 28th, 2015 at 8:43 am

Birthday winner – Erma Wood of Ainsworth

no Anniversary winners

Highland, Mid-Prairie Softball Teams Ranked in Latest IGHSAU Poll

Posted: Sunday, June 28th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Two Washington County softball teams are among the best softball squads in the state for another week. The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union (IGHSAU) released their latest softball rankings poll on Friday afternoon.

The Highland Huskies (13-2) remained the top team in Class 2A after playing just one game during the week, a 9-1 triumph over the Iowa Mennonite School. Another busy week of action is scheduled for the Huskies, starting Monday with a Southeast Iowa Super Conference bout against the Louisa-Muscatine Falcons at Highland High School. Highland is scheduled to play at Winfield-Mount Union Tuesday, at No. 7 Wapello on Wednesday, and finish the week with a doubleheader on Thursday, traveling to Lone Tree to face the Lions at 10 a.m. and hosting the Pekin Panthers at 7 p.m. in Riverside.

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks (18-8) stayed among the top 15 teams in Class 3A, coming into the week as the eighth best team. The Golden Hawks have three regular season games scheduled this week including: a River Valley Conference doubleheader at Durant on Monday and a non-conference battle versus the Cedar Rapids Prairie Hawks Wednesday in Cedar Rapids.

The Wapello Arrows (17-4) are also in this weeks rankings, entering the week the seventh best team in Class 2A. The Arrows also have an eventful week, beginning with hosting the Lone Tree Lions on Monday evening. They are also scheduled to travel to Pekin on Tuesday, and host the No. 1 Highland Huskies on Wednesday.

Special Vote in Washington School District Tuesday

Posted: Sunday, June 28th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Residents in the Washington Community School District have until 8 p.m. Tuesday to vote in a special election.

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Danish Company Chooses Mount Pleasant Industrial Park for New Location

Posted: Sunday, June 28th, 2015 at 6:20 am

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

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Demons Baseball Receives Postseason Assignment

Posted: Saturday, June 27th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Iowa High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) has finished assigning their postseason groupings for Classes 3A and 4A.

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Lone Tree Facing Springville in Postseason Opener

Posted: Saturday, June 27th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Lone Tree Lion softball team (6-15) will spend their postseason run traveling across the state.

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Demon Baseball Recieves Substate Grouping

Posted: Saturday, June 27th, 2015 at 6:29 am

The Iowa High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) has finished assigning their postseason groupings for Classes 3A and 4A.

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Operation Dry Water Underway

Posted: Saturday, June 27th, 2015 at 6:23 am

A state department is taking part in a national campaign focused on the enforcement of boating while intoxicated laws.

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Wells to be Tested for Arsenic

Posted: Saturday, June 27th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Starting in 2016, Washington County Environmental Health will test for arsenic each time they test a well.

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Last Weekend of Adopt a Cat Month

Posted: Saturday, June 27th, 2015 at 6:23 am

If you’re considering adding a new pet to your family now may be the right time to do so, June is adopt a cat month.

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Star Trek Themed Festival Continues

Posted: Saturday, June 27th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The theme of this year’s Trek Fest is “Fistful of Datas.”

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Hills Bank Set to Open in Washington Monday

Posted: Saturday, June 27th, 2015 at 6:22 am

A new bank branch is opening in Washington Monday.

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Disinfect Items After Flooding

Posted: Saturday, June 27th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Many basements and properties have flooded following the recent heavy rainfalls and thunderstorms.

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State Fair Livestock Entry Deadlines Approaching

Posted: Saturday, June 27th, 2015 at 6:21 am

All of the 2015 Iowa State Fair 4-H livestock and horticulture entries must be complete online by Wednesday. Entries must be completed online through member’s 4hOnline accounts by Wednesday. Help sheets are available for entries, click here. Payment should also be sent to the Washington County Extension Office by July 1st with checks addressed to the Iowa State Fair.

In addition, 4-H, FFA, Open Class Livestock, Iowa Family Living, and Horse and Pony premium books are available online only and are no longer mailed. Contact the extension office (319-653-4811) with any questions and all entries are due July 1st.

No Reports of Avian Flu in Past Week

Posted: Saturday, June 27th, 2015 at 6:20 am

Reports of avian influenza are on the decline.

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Paula Richardson

Posted: Friday, June 26th, 2015 at 10:17 pm

Funeral Services for 67-year-old Paula Richardson of Coralville

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