Archive for January, 2016

January 31st, 2016

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2016 at 7:35 am

Birthday winner – Ron Andersen of Washington

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Golden Hawks Receive Regional Draw

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2016 at 7:00 am

Recently, the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union released the 2016 regional girls basketball playoff brackets.

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Free Throws Help IMS Edge Sigourney

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2016 at 7:00 am

Free throw shooting loomed large in a battle of two KCII area boys’ basketball teams Saturday in rural Kalona.

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Musical Valentines to Be Heard in the Area

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2016 at 6:25 am

Finding the perfect gift for the special someone in your life can be hard on Valentine’s Day.

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Caucuses Begin Tomorrow at 7 p.m.

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2016 at 6:25 am

Tomorrow night Iowans will select who they believe should be on November’s ballot for Republicans and Democrats for the presidential race.

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James King

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2016 at 5:53 am

Funeral Services for 80-year-old James “Jim” King of Muscatine, will be held at a later date in Salem, Iowa.

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For Sale

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2016 at 7:42 am

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Demon Bowlers Host Keokuk

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2016 at 7:00 am

The homestand for the Washington Demon bowling teams continues this afternoon.

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Panthers Sweep Iowa Mennonite

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2016 at 7:00 am

The Iowa Mennonite boys and girls basketball teams were swept in a Southeast Iowa Superconference doubleheader Friday night in Packwood.

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Chiefs Thump Demons

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2016 at 7:00 am

The Washington Demon basketball teams dropped a Southeast Conference doubleheader in Keokuk Friday.

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Mid-Prairie Looks for Big Day at Conference Meet

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2016 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk wrestling team travels to Durant today to participate in the 2016 River Valley Conference meet.

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Harkin Encourages Iowans to Take Part in Caucuses Monday

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2016 at 6:30 am

Iowa’s first in the nation caucus will be held Monday night at 7 p.m.

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Washington County Dairy Day’s Set

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2016 at 6:25 am

Area dairy producers will have the opportunity to learn about emerging dairy industry issues at the 2016 Dairy Day’s in Kalona.

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Hospice Soup Supper Raises Over $6,000

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2016 at 6:23 am

The 21st Annual Soup Supper and Silent Auction was held by Hospice of Washington County this week and over $6,300 was raised.

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HUSH Continues to Provide for Food Pantries

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2016 at 6:22 am

Help Us Stop Hunger or HUSH is a partnership between the Food Bank of Iowa, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, hunters and meat lockers.

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Special Election Set in Ainsworth

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2016 at 6:20 am

Following the resignation of Ainsworth Mayor Teresa Hazelett, a special March 1st election has been set.

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Deadline Approaching for 4-H Members

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2016 at 6:20 am

A deadline for area 4-H members is approaching. Washington County 4-H’ers are reminded to turn in state recognition applications by Monday.

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Woman Wins $50,000 on Lottery Ticket Bought in Riverside

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2016 at 6:20 am

A woman from North Liberty won $50,000 on a Lottery ticket she bought at the Riverside Travel Mart.

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Vernon Kinsinger

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2016 at 5:11 am

Celebration of life services for 89-year-old Vernon “Hoppy” Kinsinger of Wellman, formerly of Kalona will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday (2/6) at the United Christian and Baptist Church in Kalona.

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Sanders Stops in Washington

Posted: Friday, January 29th, 2016 at 2:47 pm


Bernie Sanders speaks in Cafe Dodici in Washington Friday, January 29th. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

In a crowded Cafe Dodici with standing room in limited supply, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders spoke of his goals and his campaign for the Democratic nomination for president.

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