Archive for August, 2016

For Sale

Posted: Saturday, August 20th, 2016 at 8:23 am

6-foot tan suede sofa

Good condition

Asking $70

Call 319-653-9959

For Sale

Posted: Saturday, August 20th, 2016 at 8:22 am

Honey Locust Slabs

2 to 2 1/2 inches thick, 18-20 inches wide and 12-15 feet long

Good for countertops

Asking $150 each  Call 319-461-6456

IMS Baseball: By the Numbers

Posted: Saturday, August 20th, 2016 at 7:00 am

Head coach Danny Hershberger and the Iowa Mennonite School baseball team finished 2016 with a 6-14 overall record.

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Mid-Prairie Cross Country Looks For Another Big Year

Posted: Saturday, August 20th, 2016 at 7:00 am

Coming off of a big season, the Mid-Prairie boys and girls cross country teams are primed for more success in 2016.

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Tharp Discusses Shrinking the IHSAA Football Playoff System

Posted: Saturday, August 20th, 2016 at 7:00 am

A new season of high school football in Iowa has brought with it a notable change to its postseason format.

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For Sale

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

Double Stroller trailer attachment for bicycle.

Excellent condition.

$50

Call 319-653-5139

Keep Kids Safe When Walking to School

Posted: Saturday, August 20th, 2016 at 6:28 am

With school starting this week, motorists are advised to pay extra attention for kids in the street.

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Bed Bugs Still a Worry Locally

Posted: Saturday, August 20th, 2016 at 6:25 am


Contributed photo

Bed bugs continue to be a nuisance in Washington County.

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Keota Elementary Welcomes Josh Smith as Principal

Posted: Saturday, August 20th, 2016 at 6:25 am

It had been the goal of Josh Smith to one day become a principal, though he admitted he didn’t expect it to happen this soon.

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Washington Computer Roll Out Monday

Posted: Saturday, August 20th, 2016 at 6:24 am

Monday evening Washington’s newest class of high school students will receive laptop computers to use throughout the school year.

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18th Annual Car Show for PAWS

Posted: Saturday, August 20th, 2016 at 6:23 am


Animals at PAWS and More in Washington – contributed photos.

Every year PAWS and More animal shelter in Washington takes in 750 to 800 animals from around Washington County and this Sunday a fundraiser is being held for the organization.

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Washington PD Adding Explorer to Fleet

Posted: Saturday, August 20th, 2016 at 6:23 am

The Washington Police Department will have a new vehicle come November.

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Quad County Pork Fest Cancelled

Posted: Saturday, August 20th, 2016 at 6:22 am

The Quad County Pork Festival in Wellman has been canceled for this year.

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Will You Say “I Do” Again?

Posted: Saturday, August 20th, 2016 at 6:22 am

“I still do” will be heard tomorrow at the Conger House Museum in Washington as couples take part in vow renewals.

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Firman Duane McBeth

Posted: Saturday, August 20th, 2016 at 5:50 am

Funeral Services for 70 year-old Firman Duane McBeth of Martinsburg are at 10:30 am Tuesday, August 23rd at the Delta Methodist Church in Delta.

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Sing & S’mores

Posted: Friday, August 19th, 2016 at 6:16 pm

Title: Sing & S\’mores
Location: Crooked Creek Christian Camp
Description: The Crooked Creek Christian Camp invites everyone to their Sing & S\’mores and welcome center dedication on Sunday (8/28) at 5 PM in the Sunset Shelter. No registration is required, and the event is free. For more info, call 319-653-3611.
Date: 2016-08-28

Classic Downtown Kalona Car Show

Posted: Friday, August 19th, 2016 at 6:15 pm

Title: Classic Downtown Kalona Car Show
Location: Kalona
Description: The Classic Downtown Kalona Car Show is Saturday, September 3rd at 4 PM. The event will feature the Corn Country Cruisers and Ken Michels spinning 50\’s and 60\’s music at the Tuscan Moon.
Date: 2016-09-03

Kalona City Celebration

Posted: Friday, August 19th, 2016 at 6:14 pm

Title: Kalona City Celebration
Location: Kalona
Description: The 5th annual Kalona City Celebration is Saturday (8/27) starting at 4 PM. There will be a beer garden and food vendors, as well as a free outdoor movie at 8 PM in the KCTC lot. Other events include community awards, kids zone activities, and a 3 on 3 basketball tournament and skills challenge.
Date: 2016-08-27

PAWS & More Dog Paddle

Posted: Friday, August 19th, 2016 at 6:14 pm

Title: PAWS & More Dog Paddle
Location: Washington
Description: The PAWS & More Animal Shelter is hosting the 10th annual Dog Paddle on Sunday (8/28) from 1-4 PM at the Washington Aquatic Center. There is a $5 per dog entry fee, and all proceeds will benefit the shelter. Only spayed and neutered dogs are allowed into the event, and owners must provide proof of rabies shot via tag or certificate.
Date: 2016-08-28

Farmland Leasing Meeting

Posted: Friday, August 19th, 2016 at 6:13 pm

Title: Farmland Leasing Meeting
Location: Washington
Description: Washington County Extension is hosting a farmland leasing meeting on Tuesday (8/23) at 6 PM at the extension office. The meeting is offered to address questions that land owners, tenants, or other interested individuals have about leasing farmland. Registration is $25 per individual or $40 per couple. Preregistration is encouraged, and can be done by calling 653-4811.
Date: 2016-08-23