Archive for October, 2015

Traffic Fatalities Higher Than Last Year

Posted: Monday, October 26th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Last year 51 people died in Iowa in motorcycle accidents, in the first eight months this year there have been 32 fatalities.

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Rain Forecast for Washington

Posted: Monday, October 26th, 2015 at 6:21 am

So far this month Washington has received approximately half an inch of rain, all coming in the last week and more rain is in the forecast.

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“Bye Bye Birdie” Performance Coming to Mid-Prairie

Posted: Monday, October 26th, 2015 at 6:20 am

The Mid-Prairie music and drama departments will bring the musical “Bye Bye Birdie” to life in November.

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October 25th, 2015

Posted: Sunday, October 25th, 2015 at 7:35 am

Birthday winner – Linda Six

Anniversary winners – Jake and Katie Quinn

Buckwalter Continues Standout Freshman Year

Posted: Sunday, October 25th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Iowa Mennonite School alum Renee Buckwalter continues her outstanding season as a member of the Hesston College Cross Country team.

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LIHEAP Applications Open November 1st

Posted: Sunday, October 25th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Overnight temperatures have been in the 40’s and 30’s recently and area furnaces are beginning to be turned on.

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Lois Hampsher

Posted: Saturday, October 24th, 2015 at 1:58 pm

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Private Funeral Services and Interment will be held for 89-year-old Lois Jean Hampsher of Ainsworth. A general memorial has been established. Online condolences may be sent for Lois’ family at www.jonesfh.com

October 24th, 2015

Posted: Saturday, October 24th, 2015 at 8:07 am

Birthday winner – Shannon Steele

Anniversary winners – Ron and Linda Brown

For Sale

Posted: Saturday, October 24th, 2015 at 7:45 am

Small bales of straw.  Great for gardens, winterizing dog houses, etc.  $4 each. In Ainsworth.

319-330-9860

For Sale

Posted: Saturday, October 24th, 2015 at 7:44 am

snow tires GM new tread T-215-65R 15 $60 as is

tool box Ford Ranger $25

antique fern stand $100 OBO

319-653-4414

Giveaway

Posted: Saturday, October 24th, 2015 at 7:44 am

3 kittens, 10 weeks old

641-814-3291

W-MU Holds Off Pekin for District Championship, Undefeated Regular Season

Posted: Saturday, October 24th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The top two scoring teams in Class A District 6 found themselves in a defensive battle Friday for the league championship.

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Hawks Hold Down Bulldogs; Clinch Third Seed

Posted: Saturday, October 24th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Each year Mid-Prairie and Mediapolis get together it seems to be a defensive football battle.

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KCII Area Teams Participate in State Qualifier at Seminole Valley

Posted: Saturday, October 24th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Several KCII area teams were involved in the class 1A girls state qualifying meet at Seminole Valley in Cedar Rapids Thursday.

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Gas Prices Begin to Fall

Posted: Saturday, October 24th, 2015 at 6:25 am

Gas prices are beginning to fall, following a rise due mainly to refinery maintenance.

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Revised Site Plan Approved for Halcyon House

Posted: Saturday, October 24th, 2015 at 6:23 am


Work is continuing at the Halcyon House in Washington and there have been some revisions to the plan.

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Mid-Prairie Schools to Hold Public Hearing on New Construction

Posted: Saturday, October 24th, 2015 at 6:23 am

The Mid-Prairie School Board will hold a public hearing on the proposed new multi-purpose building project.

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Final Farmers Market of the Year Held in Washington

Posted: Saturday, October 24th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The Washington Farmers Market wrapped up for the season this week.

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Drought Conditions Increase Across Iowa

Posted: Saturday, October 24th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Drought conditions increased across Iowa in the last week.

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Washington Graduate Receives ROTC Scholarship

Posted: Saturday, October 24th, 2015 at 6:21 am

A Washington High School graduate has received a two-year Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps scholarship to attend the University of Northern Iowa.

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