Archive for November, 2015

Peterson Makes ICCAC Honorable Mention Football Team

Posted: Sunday, November 29th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Washington native Tommy Peterson (No. 71) stands on the sideline during Iowa Western’s 31-3 victory over the Iowa Central Community College Tritons on November 7. Photo courtesy of Dawn Peterson.

Despite not seeing the field consistently until week six of the season, Washington native Tommy Peterson made an impression on the football coaches of the Iowa Community College Athletic Conference (ICCAC).

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WACO Student Athletes Honored for Academics and Participation

Posted: Sunday, November 29th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Several students in the WACO Community School district were honored for their athletic participation and academic achievements during the fall sports season.

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Unemployment Rates Remain Low in Washington County

Posted: Sunday, November 29th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Washington County’s unemployment rate dropped slightly from September to October.

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Wayland Community Thanksgiving Success

Posted: Sunday, November 29th, 2015 at 6:20 am

On Thanksgiving day the community of Wayland continued one of the town’s traditions, its community Thanksgiving meal.

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Wanda Tollennar

Posted: Saturday, November 28th, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Funeral Services for 75 year-old Wanda Tollennar of Sigourney be held at 1:30 pm on Tuesday, December 1st at the Powell Funeral Home in Sigourney.  

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Elmer Schneider

Posted: Saturday, November 28th, 2015 at 6:52 pm

Funeral Mass for 84 year-old Elmer Schneider of Riverside will be at 10 am on Tuesday, December 1st at The St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Riverside. 

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For Sale

Posted: Saturday, November 28th, 2015 at 12:28 pm

1995 chevy silverado 5.7 lit, ext cab, 2wd, high miles, mechanically sound, no air, $875

Cow collection, nearly 50 gallons of figures, toys, home decor etc of black n white cows. includes 4 ft stuffed toy. . $25 for entire collection.

35 – 40 gallons non-cow stuffed animals, most excellent condition, includes 3 ft tall monkey – $25 for all.

10 gallons boxes of assorted Christmas decorations – $15 for all

319-461-5833

For Sale

Posted: Saturday, November 28th, 2015 at 8:05 am

Two studded snow tires, $50

Pickup tool box, $25

Basketball hoop, $25

319-653-4414

November 28, 2015

Posted: Saturday, November 28th, 2015 at 8:01 am

Birthday winner – Lisa Clark

No anniversaries today

Iowa Mennonite and Mid-Prairie Scrimmage For a Good Cause

Posted: Saturday, November 28th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Iowa Mennonite School and Mid-Prairie boys basketball teams participated in a Hall of Pride Challenge Scrimmage Friday night at Hillcrest Union in Kalona.

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Jamison Represents W-MU on District Volleyball Team

Posted: Saturday, November 28th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The main facilitator on the Winfield-Mount Union Wolves volleyball team the past two years received another postseason honor this week.

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Columbus Football Receives All-District Honors

Posted: Saturday, November 28th, 2015 at 7:00 am

All-District Awards have been announced for Class 1A District 6 and several Columbus Wildcats have been honored.

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Washington Golf Team Advances in National Poll

Posted: Saturday, November 28th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Washington girls’ golf team hoists the 2015 Class 4A state championship trophy during a celebration at the Washington Golf and Country Club. KCII file photo

Receiving over 10,000 votes of support, the state champion Washington girls golf team has advanced to the next round in the recent installment of America’s Best Athletic Program.

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Shop Small for the Holidays

Posted: Saturday, November 28th, 2015 at 6:26 am

While purchasing gifts for the holidays, shoppers are reminded to think of local retailers.

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Hunters Reminded to Think Safety First

Posted: Saturday, November 28th, 2015 at 6:25 am

As shotgun hunting season begins the Iowa Department of Natural Resources urges hunters to keep safety in mind.

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Chamber Hosting Candlelight Tour of Homes Next Weekend

Posted: Saturday, November 28th, 2015 at 6:24 am


A candle is featured in one of the homes during the 2015 Candlelight Tour of Homes. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

Four homes and one business are featured in this year’s Candlelight Tour of Homes presented by the Washington Chamber of Commerce.

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Fairfield Police Called to Scene of Train Fatality

Posted: Saturday, November 28th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The Fairfield Police Department was called to the scene of a person struck by a train.

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Do You Have Health Insurance for 2016?

Posted: Saturday, November 28th, 2015 at 6:21 am

The fee for not having health insurance in 2016 will be either $695 per adult or 2.5 percent of your household’s income, whichever is higher.

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Iowa’s Drought Conditions Lessen

Posted: Saturday, November 28th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Drought conditions in Iowa lessened this week, compared to last week.

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Small Business Saturday

Posted: Saturday, November 28th, 2015 at 6:20 am

The weekend of sales continues today with Small Business Saturday.

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