Archive for July, 2016

High Weekend Temperatures Observed

Posted: Monday, July 25th, 2016 at 6:25 am

Temperatures rose to 91 degrees over the weekend and heat warnings were issued by the National Weather Service.

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Columbus Junction Creating a Burmese Community Garden

Posted: Monday, July 25th, 2016 at 6:25 am

The City of Columbus Junction is in the planning phase for a new Burmese community garden.

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Washington County Fair Ends, Students Look Ahead to State Fair

Posted: Monday, July 25th, 2016 at 6:24 am


Projects shown at the 2016 Washington County Fair that have been selected to advance to state. Photos by Sally Y. Hart

With the 2016 Washington County Fair in the books, some area 4-H’ers are preparing their projects for the state fair.

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One Arrested After Rollover Wreck

Posted: Monday, July 25th, 2016 at 6:23 am

One person was arrested early Sunday morning after a rollover wreck on Highway 1, near Brighton.

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Washington County Conservation Reflects on Fiscal Year

Posted: Monday, July 25th, 2016 at 6:22 am

As the Washington County Conservation Board enters the new fiscal year, Director Steve Anderson took some time to reflect on the past year.

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One Arrested on Drug Charges in Washington

Posted: Monday, July 25th, 2016 at 6:22 am

One man was arrested in Washington Saturday on drug charges.

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Violet Chalupa

Posted: Monday, July 25th, 2016 at 5:58 am

Celebration of life services for 96-year old Violet Chalupa of rural Washington will be held Saturday, (7/30), at 11:00 am at the Peterseim Funeral Home in Kalona.

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For Sale 319-491-7937

Posted: Monday, July 25th, 2016 at 5:43 am

1943 H Farmall Tractor

– looking for best offer

319-491-7937

July 24th, 2016

Posted: Sunday, July 24th, 2016 at 7:32 am

Birthday winner – Jennifer Chalupa of Washington

no Anniversary winners

Mid-Prairie Girls Basketball Camp

Posted: Sunday, July 24th, 2016 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie girls basketball program is hosting their basketball camp in August.

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W-MU’s Jennings Preparing for College Football Career at Upper Iowa University

Posted: Sunday, July 24th, 2016 at 7:00 am

With the Iowa Shrine Bowl in the rear view mirror, recent Winfield-Mount Union graduate Sam Jennings is turning his focus to freshman college football season at Upper Iowa University next month.

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School Rocks Backpack Giveaway Comes to Washington

Posted: Sunday, July 24th, 2016 at 6:28 am

This Saturday, A Wireless will be hosting their annual School Rocks Backpack Giveaway at the Washington Verizon store.

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Early Voting Underway for Bond Issue Regarding YMCA in Washington

Posted: Sunday, July 24th, 2016 at 6:23 am


A rendering of what the new YMCA will look like in Washington.

Soon residents of Washington will know if up to $3 million in bonds will be approved or not for the new YMCA in Washington.

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Marianne Oveson

Posted: Saturday, July 23rd, 2016 at 8:39 pm

No services have been planned for 56 year-old Marianne Oveson of Muscatine. Cremation Rites have been facilitated by the FCS Life Transition Center located within Memorial Park Cemetery. The Geo. M. Wittch-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services is handling the arrangements.

Roger Dale Stout

Posted: Saturday, July 23rd, 2016 at 6:13 pm


Celebration of life services for 79-year-old Roger Dale Stout of Washington will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 26th at the First Christian Church in Washington with Pastor Colton Clay officiating.

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Paul Hochstedler

Posted: Saturday, July 23rd, 2016 at 1:46 pm

Funeral Services for 90-year-old Paul Hochstedler of Kalona will be 10:30 AM Tuesday (7/26) at the Salem Mennonite Church in rural Keota.

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For Sale 319-461 4314

Posted: Saturday, July 23rd, 2016 at 7:53 am

4 Aluminum wheels
off GMC 2015 w/ tires
LT245/75R17
3/4 ton
$1200
Firestone

Topper for 8ft Dodge
$100
gray

319-461 4314

For Sale 319 657 4431

Posted: Saturday, July 23rd, 2016 at 7:50 am

2007 Harley Davidson Ultra Classic
15k miles
new rear tire
$12,000
319 657 4431

For Sale 319-541-4962

Posted: Saturday, July 23rd, 2016 at 7:50 am

6ft & 8ft chain link fence
includes posts and clamps
several rolls available

looking for best offer
319-541-4962

For Sale 319-936-5430

Posted: Saturday, July 23rd, 2016 at 7:48 am

4 Chrome wheels with tires off a Chevrolet sedan
$300

Go-kart frame
$125

5-Piece black drum set
$125

Goodyear wrangler tires
255 70 17
3 total
good tread
$175 obo

319-936-5430