Archive for August, 2016

For Sale

Posted: Monday, August 22nd, 2016 at 8:55 am

cucumbers

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Wanted

Posted: Monday, August 22nd, 2016 at 8:54 am

looking for appliances / scrap metal

no tires no tvs

will pickup

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Area Teams Open Season in WACO Volleyball Tournament

Posted: Monday, August 22nd, 2016 at 7:00 am

Eight regional volleyball teams begin a new season in tournament play tonight.

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Mid-Prairie Hosts Meet the Players Night; Scrimmages Highland

Posted: Monday, August 22nd, 2016 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie athletic department hosted their annual Gator Bowl game and Meet the Players night Friday at Mid-Prairie High School.

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Lone Tree Runs Past Central City

Posted: Monday, August 22nd, 2016 at 7:00 am

It was a historic night Friday in Lone Tree as the Lions’ football team (1-0 overall) competed in their first 8-man contest.

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Golden Hawk Volleyball Opens the Season Tonight

Posted: Monday, August 22nd, 2016 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie volleyball team will take the court tonight for the first time in 2016 when they travel to the Keota volleyball tournament.

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Washington County Pig Breaks Record at State Fair

Posted: Monday, August 22nd, 2016 at 6:29 am


Lexi Marek with her champion pig. Contributed photo

Philip, a pig from Washington County, who claimed the Grand Champion FFA Market Hog title this year at the Iowa State Fair broke records over the weekend.

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Washington Classes Start Wednesday

Posted: Monday, August 22nd, 2016 at 6:28 am

Classrooms are getting decorated, backpacks are being stuffed with school supplies and the first day of school pictures will soon be filling social media locally as Washington Community Schools start classes Wednesday.

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Hayden Fry Statue Nears Completion

Posted: Monday, August 22nd, 2016 at 6:28 am

With FRYfest approaching, Steve Maxon and Doris Park of Max-Cast in Kalona are heading into the final stretch for the completion of a Hayden Fry statue that will be installed in Coralville.

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Free Haircuts Provided for Students to Get Ready for School

Posted: Monday, August 22nd, 2016 at 6:25 am


Three children at a time got their hair cut for free Friday in downtown Washington. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

Getting ready to go back to school includes picking out clothes to wear on the first day, checking off items on the school supply list, and for many kids a new haircut.

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Construction Closes Street Near Washington High School

Posted: Monday, August 22nd, 2016 at 6:25 am

Road construction near the Washington High School will have some streets closed beginning today through September 23rd.

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Jayce Horning Fulfills Dream of Becoming Park Ranger

Posted: Monday, August 22nd, 2016 at 6:25 am

While the Marr Park Ranger Technician position is new, the person filling it will be familiar.

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National Immunization Awareness Month Focuses on Teenagers in Final Week

Posted: Monday, August 22nd, 2016 at 6:22 am

August is National Immunization Awareness Month, and each week is focused on a specific group of people.

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Pool Going to the Dogs for Fundraiser

Posted: Monday, August 22nd, 2016 at 6:22 am


Dogs enjoying the 2014 dog paddle. Photos by Sally Y. Hart

The Washington Steele Family Aquatic Center is going to the dogs this weekend to fundraise for PAWS and More.

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Vernon B. Roth

Posted: Sunday, August 21st, 2016 at 8:53 am

Vernon B. Roth

A Memorial Service for 93 year-old Vernon B. Roth of Mt. Pleasant will be at 10:30 am on Monday, August 22nd at Sugar Creek Mennonite Church in Wayland.

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Birthday / Anniversary Winner for Sunday, August 21st

Posted: Sunday, August 21st, 2016 at 7:32 am

Birthday: Beverly Crandall, Washington
Anniversary: Phil & Rhonda Reed, 6 yrs

Memorial Scholarship Founded for Sigourney Native

Posted: Sunday, August 21st, 2016 at 7:00 am

Bridget Seip Dawson originally of Sigourney, who had her life cut short on July 14th of 2016 is being memorialized with a scholarship named in her honor.

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Road Construction Begins Monday

Posted: Sunday, August 21st, 2016 at 6:28 am

A section of 170th Street north of Washington will be closed to thru traffic for road construction beginning Monday.

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Conservation and Board of Health to be Discussed by Supervisors

Posted: Sunday, August 21st, 2016 at 6:21 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors will hear from Washington County Conservation and the Washington County Board of Health at their meeting Tuesday.

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Anniversary Winner for Saturday, August 20th

Posted: Saturday, August 20th, 2016 at 8:25 am

John and Mary Ellen Henry celebrating 50 years.