Archive for October, 2016

Birthday / Anniversary Winner for Thursday, October 27th

Posted: Thursday, October 27th, 2016 at 8:00 am

Birthday Winner:
Beth Paul – Washington
Anniversary Winner:
Debra & Lee Hiller – Washington

Highland Volleyball Season Ends Versus North Cedar

Posted: Thursday, October 27th, 2016 at 7:00 am

After opening postseason play with a convincing victory, the Highland Huskies volleyball team (22-12) saw their year come to an end in the regional quarterfinal round Monday.

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Mid-Prairie Places High in Final Rankings

Posted: Thursday, October 27th, 2016 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie boys and girls cross country teams have been running all season with a target on their back.

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Washington Alum Evans Earns NECC Player of the Week Honors

Posted: Thursday, October 27th, 2016 at 7:00 am

Photo courtesy of Daniel Webster College Athletics

A former Washington Demon soccer player is continuing her goalkeeping duties in New Hampshire.

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Wolves Drop Final Contest of 2016

Posted: Thursday, October 27th, 2016 at 7:00 am

The Winfield-Mt. Union football team saw their season come to an end Friday, falling to New London 31-6.

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Tattoos Becoming a New Option for Breast Cancer Survivors

Posted: Thursday, October 27th, 2016 at 6:28 am

With Breast Cancer Awareness Month coming to a close, it’s important to focus not only on the disease, but those who have survived.

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Two Area Musicians Selected for All-State Festival

Posted: Thursday, October 27th, 2016 at 6:25 am

High school musicians from all around Iowa auditioned at several locations on Saturday, for the chance to be among the few selected for the All-State Music Festival, and two area students are among those chosen.

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Bishop to Visit St. James Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, October 27th, 2016 at 6:25 am

St. James School in Washington will have a special visitor Friday.

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Washington’s Historic Preservation Commission Talks Landmarks, Demolition Review with City Council

Posted: Thursday, October 27th, 2016 at 6:25 am


The Washington City Council met in special session Tuesday. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

City staff is working to collect historic preservation ordinances from other towns for the Washington City Council to review before considering a demolition review or local landmark designation.

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Rainfalls in Washington County Over One Inch

Posted: Thursday, October 27th, 2016 at 6:23 am

Rain and thunderstorms rolled across southeast Iowa Wednesday.

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Fall Colors Beginning to Fade in Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, October 27th, 2016 at 6:23 am

Orange, yellow and red leaves can still be spotted in southeast Iowa.

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Road South of Washington Closed for Bridge Work

Posted: Thursday, October 27th, 2016 at 6:22 am

This week the Washington County Engineer’s Office began work to repair the bridge on 315th Street, west of Kiwi Avenue.

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Over 200 Brave Washington’s Haunted Walk

Posted: Thursday, October 27th, 2016 at 6:22 am

So far 230 brave souls have gone through the Haunted Walk in Washington.

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For Sale

Posted: Thursday, October 27th, 2016 at 4:40 am

LG 43 inch color flat screen TV.
Was $800.00 new
asking $150.00.
Works like new.
319-653-6495

Winter Bird Feeding Program

Posted: Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 at 6:14 pm

Title: Winter Bird Feeding Program
Location: Mt. Pleasant
Description: Henry County Conservation is hosting a winter bird feeding program on Sunday, November 6th at 2 pm at the Oakland Mills Nature Center in Mt. Pleasant. The program is free, and attendees will have a chance to win a raffle to make a bird feeder to take home. For more info, call 319-986-5067. Pre-registration is not required.
Date: 2016-11-06

Olds UCC Harvest Supper

Posted: Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 at 6:13 pm

Title: Olds UCC Harvest Supper
Location: Olds
Description: The Olds United Christian Church will host a Harvest Supper on Thursday, November 3rd, starting at 5:30 pm. The meal will include turkey and dressing, with assorted salads and pies. A free will offering will be accepted.
Date: 2016-11-03

Bad Art Night

Posted: Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 at 6:13 pm

Title: Bad Art Night
Location: Washington
Description: The Washington Public Library is hosting Bad Art Night on Monday, November 7th starting at 6 pm. The event is open to all ages. You will have 45 minutes and a pile of wacky art supplies to create the worst piece of art imaginable. One person will claim the prize for the best bad art piece.
Date: 2016-11-07

Wayland FD Pancake and Sausage Dinner

Posted: Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 at 6:12 pm

Title: Wayland FD Pancake and Sausage Dinner
Location: Wayland
Description: The Wayland Fire Department is hosting their annual pancake and whole hog sausage supper on Saturday, November 5th at the Wayland Fire Station from 5-7:30 pm. Free will donations will be accepted, with proceeds going towards a replacement generator.
Date: 2016-11-05

Madness in the Machine Shed and Haunted Corn Maze

Posted: Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 at 6:12 pm

Title: Madness in the Machine Shed and Haunted Corn Maze
Location: Winfield
Description: The Winfield Community Development Group will be hosting Madness in the Machine Shed and Haunted Corn Maze on Friday (10/28) and Saturday (10/29) from 8 pm until midnight. The event will be at the corner of Highway 78 and Nebraska Avenue in Winfield, across from Shelman Trucking. Cost is $6 per person, and all proceeds will go toward the new Winfield community pool. For more info, check out their Facebook page.
Start Date: 2016-10-28
End Date: 2016-10-29

Washington Writer’s Workshop

Posted: Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 at 6:11 pm

Title: Washington Writer\’s Workshop
Location: Washington
Description: The Washington Public Library is hosting a Washington Writer\’s Workshop with a presentation by local author Jacob Howell on Saturday, November 5th from 10 am – noon. The event is free and open to adults and teens.
Date: 2016-11-05