Archive for November, 2015

Golden Hawks Fall in Season Opener

Posted: Wednesday, November 25th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie girls basketball team faced a tall task on Tuesday night, hosting No. 4 in class 4A Fairfield, but the Golden Hawks were competitive with one of the best in the state, falling a by a 63-50 final score.

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Huskies Sprint Past Wolves in Season Opener

Posted: Wednesday, November 25th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Another season of Highland Huskies (1-0 overall) girls’ basketball tipped off Tuesday evening in rural Riverside.

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Mid-Prairie and Keota Square Off in Jamboree

Posted: Wednesday, November 25th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie and Keota boys basketball teams faced off Monday night in the Mid-Prairie boys basketball jamboree at Tim Grady Gymnasium in Wellman.

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Thanksgiving Gas Prices Lowest in Years

Posted: Wednesday, November 25th, 2015 at 6:23 am

As you head out for the Thanksgiving holiday, there will be one additional thing to be thankful for.

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Prepare Your Thanksgiving Turkey Safely

Posted: Wednesday, November 25th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Turkeys, stuffing dishes, mashed potatoes and pumpkin pies will soon be piled onto dinner plates for annual Thanksgiving meals, but have they been prepared safely?

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Council Discusses Municipal Building Options

Posted: Wednesday, November 25th, 2015 at 6:23 am


City Administrator Brent Hinson presents information on the municipal building options while council members Jaron Rosien and Kathy Salazar listen.

Should the City of Washington renovate the old library building to make it the new City Hall or should a new fire station be constructed next to the current building, which would be renovated to house only City Hall and the police station?

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Mural Unveiled

Posted: Wednesday, November 25th, 2015 at 6:23 am


Chamber ambassadors observe the new mural.


Erin Rappleye reads her artist’s statement to the crowd. Photos by Sally Y. Hart

An art project that took more than a year to complete is officially finished and available for public viewing.

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Keota Citizen Group Looks to Support School

Posted: Wednesday, November 25th, 2015 at 6:22 am

A grassroots group of citizens has formed to help support the schools in Keota.

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Loebsack Visits Hospice of Washington County

Posted: Wednesday, November 25th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Hospice of Washington County had a visitor from Washington D.C. Tuesday.

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Offices to Close for Holiday

Posted: Wednesday, November 25th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Many businesses, services, and offices will be closed tomorrow in observance of Thanksgiving.

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Hy-vee Customers Show Loyalty

Posted: Wednesday, November 25th, 2015 at 6:20 am

If you call yourself a loyal Hy-vee shopper then you’re not alone.

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Perry B. Miller

Posted: Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 at 11:37 am

Funeral Services for 57-year old Perry Bruce Miller of Riverside will be held at 2 PM Wednesday, (11/25) at the Gospel Light Fellowship in Kalona.

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For Sale

Posted: Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 at 8:52 am

20 inch Toro snowblower, $75

319-461-6216

Wanted

Posted: Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 at 8:20 am

person to babysit at my home Mon-Fri 5:30am – 2:45pm (319)548-1079 $140 per week 1 yr old 2 yr old 4yr old and 7yr old go to school

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For Sale

Posted: Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 at 8:19 am

– Thompson/Center Thunderhawk 50 cal muzzleloader in excellent condition. Comes with owners manual and many accessories. Everything you need to start shooting. $200 or might consider reasonable offer

319-430-5702

For Sale

Posted: Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 at 8:18 am

Brand new in box Rogue Rocketeer electric guitar personally autographed by the rock band Slaughter. Won in a promotional giveaway. Comes with the award paper for verification. $100 firm

319-430-5702

Winter Weather Pushes Highland’s Girls’ Basketball Opener to Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 at 7:00 am

A mid-November snow storm postponed the season opener for the Highland Huskies girls’ basketball team to tonight.

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Demons Prevail Over Rockets in Overtime

Posted: Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Thirty-two minutes wasn’t enough time to decide Monday’s season opener outcome for the Washington Demon girls’ basketball team (1-0 overall).

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Highland Hits the Floor

Posted: Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Highland Huskies boys basketball team saw their first action of the year Monday night at the Mid-Prairie basketball jamboree in Wellman.

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Golden Hawk Girls Open Season at Home

Posted: Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk girls basketball team opens the 2015-16 season tonight at home with non-conference tilt against Fairfield.

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