Archive for November, 2015

Multiple Car Wrecks Friday and Saturday

Posted: Monday, November 23rd, 2015 at 6:24 am

Twelve car accidents were reported in Washington County Friday evening and Saturday, with at least six cars sliding into the ditches along Highway 218.

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Keokuk County Hospice Fundraiser Coming Soon

Posted: Monday, November 23rd, 2015 at 6:23 am

An annual fundraising event for the Keokuk County Hospice Auxiliary is coming up. It’s the annual Tree of Memories.

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Have You Seen Washington’s New Mural?

Posted: Monday, November 23rd, 2015 at 6:23 am


Erin Rappleye works on the mural. Photo taken in August, 2015 by Sally Y. Hart

A caterpillar, ruby slipper, pig and more are featured in a two-story tall mural in downtown Washington that is now finished.

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Vaccine Recommended to Prevent Whooping Cough

Posted: Monday, November 23rd, 2015 at 6:22 am

Pertussis, also known as whooping cough, has been confirmed in counties neighboring Washington County.

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Busiest Travel Time of the Year

Posted: Monday, November 23rd, 2015 at 6:22 am

The week of Thanksgiving is the busiest travel time of the year in the United States.

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Fairfield Police Investigate Rash of Vehicle Thefts

Posted: Monday, November 23rd, 2015 at 6:20 am

Police in the city of Fairfield are reminding residents to make sure they lock their vehicles and remove the keys.

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Marie H. Oliver

Posted: Sunday, November 22nd, 2015 at 6:05 pm

Funeral Mass for 93 year-old Marie H. Oliver of Keswick will be at 10:30 am Wednesday , November 25th at St. Mary Catholic Church in Sigourney.

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November 22nd, 2015

Posted: Sunday, November 22nd, 2015 at 7:33 am

Birthday winner – Clayton Bartholomew of Washington

Anniversary winners – Brandon and Amy Statler of Washington

Hesston Wraps Up Season Against Coffeyville

Posted: Sunday, November 22nd, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Hesston College volleyball team ended their season in the regional tournament on Saturday, November 7th, falling to Cowley County Community College.

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Peterson, IWCC Set to Face Georgia Military in Graphic Edge Bowl

Posted: Sunday, November 22nd, 2015 at 7:00 am

A recent graduate of Washington Community Schools is preparing for his first collegiate postseason football game next month in Cedar Falls.

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Iowa DNR Urges Safety During Upcoming Hunting Seasons

Posted: Sunday, November 22nd, 2015 at 6:25 am

The first of two of Iowa’s busiest hunting seasons are right around the corner.

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Mural Complete in Washington

Posted: Sunday, November 22nd, 2015 at 6:22 am


A view of the mural in progress is shown above in a photo taken in early October.

An art project that took more than a year to complete will be unveiled Tuesday in downtown Washington.

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Posted: Saturday, November 21st, 2015 at 9:27 am

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Posted: Saturday, November 21st, 2015 at 9:26 am

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William Clifford Ferguson

Posted: Saturday, November 21st, 2015 at 9:25 am

Funeral services for 63-year-old William Clifford Ferguson of Washington, formerly of Ewing, MO, will be held Monday, November 23, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at the Ball-Davis Funeral Home in Ewing.

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November 21st, 2015

Posted: Saturday, November 21st, 2015 at 8:17 am

Birthday winner – Steve Chalupa

no Anniversary winners

10th Annual Jingle Bell Fun Run Set for Next Weekend

Posted: Saturday, November 21st, 2015 at 7:00 am

A Thanksgiving week tradition in Washington County is turning a decade old next weekend.

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IMS Athletes Honored

Posted: Saturday, November 21st, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Southeast Iowa Super Conference announced their academic all-conference teams this week for volleyball and cross country and several Iowa Mennonite student athletes and managers were honored.

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Lone Tree Girls’ Basketball Returns Last Year’s Statistical Leaders

Posted: Saturday, November 21st, 2015 at 7:00 am

One of the teams optimistic about this girls’ basketball season is the Lone Tree Lions.

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Lone Tree Student Athletes Honored

Posted: Saturday, November 21st, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Southeast Iowa Super Conference announced their academic all-conference teams this week and several Lone Tree student athletes and managers were recognized.

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