Archive for November, 2015

YMCA Fundraising Receives Boost

Posted: Saturday, November 21st, 2015 at 6:26 am


A proposed floor plan for the new YMCA facility as shown in YMCA promotional materials.

It’s been an exciting week for the YMCA of Washington County with three county entities donating to their new building fund.

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Gas Prices Take a Big Drop

Posted: Saturday, November 21st, 2015 at 6:25 am

After a short period of rising gasoline prices, the prices have begun to take a significant slide.

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Community Preparing for Lighted Holiday Parade

Posted: Saturday, November 21st, 2015 at 6:23 am


The winner of the 2014 annual lighted holiday parade in downtown Washington. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

Next week the annual lighted holiday parade will be held in downtown Washington.

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HUSH Program Continues

Posted: Saturday, November 21st, 2015 at 6:23 am

With the first of two shotgun deer seasons right around the corner, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources wants to remind you about the HUSH program.

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Riverboat Foundation Awards Over $96,000 to Area Schools

Posted: Saturday, November 21st, 2015 at 6:22 am


Highland students receive the grant for robotics.

In 11 grants the Washington County Riverboat Foundation awarded $96,577 to nine area schools this week.

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Southeast Iowa Abnormally Dry

Posted: Saturday, November 21st, 2015 at 6:21 am

Most of southeast Iowa is abnormally dry.

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Beware of Scam Phone Calls

Posted: Saturday, November 21st, 2015 at 6:20 am

The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents in southeast Iowa of an apparent scam underway.

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HUSH Program Continues

Posted: Saturday, November 21st, 2015 at 6:20 am

With the first of two shotgun deer seasons right around the corner, the Iowa Department of Resources wants to remind you about the HUSH program.

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BREAKING NEWS: Shop and Stroll Postponed

Posted: Friday, November 20th, 2015 at 11:35 am

Washington’s annual downtown shopping event with holiday specials has been postponed.

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Evelyn Lukavsky

Posted: Friday, November 20th, 2015 at 11:25 am

Celebration of life services for 76-year old Evelyn Lukavsky will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday (11/24) at the Jones & Eden Funeral Home in Washington.

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For Sale

Posted: Friday, November 20th, 2015 at 9:05 am

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1994 Buick Lesabre, $1250

Flashing firemens light, $50

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Demons Battle Clear Creek Amana in Mid-Prairie Jamboree

Posted: Friday, November 20th, 2015 at 7:01 am

Another tune up for the Washington Demon girls basketball team took place Thursday evening in Wellman.

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Highland vs. Keota Girls Basketball to Open the Season

Posted: Friday, November 20th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Tonight’s game has been postponed to Monday, December 21st.

Fresh faces are set to hit the court tonight in Washington County for two squads who were senior heavy last season.

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Mid-Prairie Tops Highland in Area Action

Posted: Friday, November 20th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie and Highland girls basketball teams squared off in the night cap of Thursday’s Mid-Prairie girls basketball jamboree at Tim Grady Gymnasium in Wellman.

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Iowa Mennonite Girls Hit the Court

Posted: Friday, November 20th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Iowa Mennonite School girls basketball team saw their first competitive action of the year Thursday night, scrimmaging North Cedar at the Mid-Prairie jamboree.

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Illinois Crash Injures Wayland Man

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

A Wayland man was injured in a one vehicle crash Thursday morning near Moline, Illinois.

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Are You Ready for Snow?

Posted: Friday, November 20th, 2015 at 6:24 am


Nine inches of snow fell over two days in early February this year. Are you ready for snow to arrive for the season? Photo by Sally Y. Hart

Snow is in the forecast for this evening with up to 3.5 inches accumulating before it’s done tomorrow.

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Shop and Stroll in Washington Tonight

Posted: Friday, November 20th, 2015 at 6:24 am

Fourteen businesses in downtown Washington will have holiday specials tonight as part of Main Street Washington’s Twilight Shop and Stroll.

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