Archive for October, 2015

Sigourney Receives Donation Toward Weight Room Project

Posted: Sunday, October 18th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Sigourney High School is conducting a fundraising campaign to renovate their current weight room facilities.

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Washington Council Candidates to Speak Monday

Posted: Sunday, October 18th, 2015 at 6:25 am

The six candidates on the ballot in November for Washington City Council will speak tomorrow at a public forum.

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Keokuk 4-H Member Places at State Shooting Match

Posted: Sunday, October 18th, 2015 at 6:25 am

Emma Gilliland, a member of the Keokuk County Hot Shots 4-H Club, participated in the annual state 4-H shooting match.

148 4-H members from across the state participated in the state competition in air rifle, small bore, archery, muzzleloader and shot gun competitions. Gilliland competed in compound archery and scored 171 out of a possible 200, finishing in fifth place out of 15 competitors in her division. This was Gilliland’s first year to be involved in shooting sports.

October 17, 2015

Posted: Saturday, October 17th, 2015 at 10:48 am

Birthday winner – Emma Lueck

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Winning Streaks Continue As Demons Down Mount Pleasant

Posted: Saturday, October 17th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The seniors of the Washington Demon Football team (7-1 overall; 5-0 Class 3A District 5) ended their regular season home schedule on a historic note.

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Mid-Prairie Overcomes Mistakes; Clinches Playoff Spot

Posted: Saturday, October 17th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The #14 Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk football team used a big second half to erase a halftime deficit and score a road district win at Memorial Stadium in West Liberty Friday night 43-20.

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Golden Hawks with Quality Showing at Conference Meet

Posted: Saturday, October 17th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk cross country teams traveled to Monticello Thursday night for the annual River Valley Conference meet.

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Pekin Outlasts WACO, Advances to Play W-MU for District Crown

Posted: Saturday, October 17th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Big scoring plays were the main attraction Friday evening in Packwood.

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High School Marching Bands in State Competition

Posted: Saturday, October 17th, 2015 at 6:25 am

Today is state competition day for high school marching bands in the southern half of the state.

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Healthy Relationships Summit Returns to Washington

Posted: Saturday, October 17th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Nearly 1,500 Iowans – men, women and children, were served by the Domestic Violence Intervention Program in 2013.

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Washington County Public Health Home Care Rankings

Posted: Saturday, October 17th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Medicare has ranked home health care across the nation, and Washington County Public Health’s overall care from the home health agency is at 92 percent, above the Iowa average of 86 and national average of 84 percent.

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Halloween Hike a Huge Success

Posted: Saturday, October 17th, 2015 at 6:23 am

The annual Halloween Hike held by the Louisa County Conservation Department was another big success.

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Studio Tour in Seventh Year

Posted: Saturday, October 17th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Artists across five southeastern Iowa counties are opening the doors to their studios this weekend.

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Combine Catches Fire Near Keota

Posted: Saturday, October 17th, 2015 at 6:22 am

In a bean field near Keota, a combine caught fire Thursday afternoon.

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Keokuk 4-H Member at State Shooting Match

Posted: Saturday, October 17th, 2015 at 6:20 am

Emma Gilliland, a member of the Keokuk County Hot Shots 4-H Club, participated in the annual state 4-H shooting match.

148 4-H members from across the state participated in the state competition in Air Rifle, Small Bore, Archery, Muzzleloader and Shot Gun competitions. Gilliland competed in compound archery and scored 171 out of a possible 200, finishing in fifth place out of 15 competitors in her division. This was Emma’s first year to be involved in shooting sports.

Fairfield Schools Celebrate Construction Completion

Posted: Saturday, October 17th, 2015 at 6:20 am

Work continues on several construction projects at area schools, however one southeast Iowa school has finally finished their’s.

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Larry D. Fisher

Posted: Friday, October 16th, 2015 at 11:16 am

Celebration of life services for 70-year old Larry Dale Fisher of Washington will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday (10/21) at the Jone Eden Funeral Home.

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Robert L. Pfeifer

Posted: Friday, October 16th, 2015 at 11:05 am

Celebration of life services for 86-year old Robert Lee “Bob” Pfeifer of Richland will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday (10/19) at the Trinity Friends Church in Richland.

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October 16, 2015

Posted: Friday, October 16th, 2015 at 8:08 am

Birthday winner – Brooke Carter

Anniversary winner – Oscar & Sarah Hernandez

Iowa Mennonite Runners Put Together Great Night at Pekin

Posted: Friday, October 16th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Iowa Mennonite School cross country team traveled to Fairfield Thursday night for Pekin’s Waterworks Classic.

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