Archive for November, 2016

City of Keota Receives WCRF Grant for Kewash Trailhead Project

Posted: Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 at 6:28 am

Since the summer, the City of Keota has been working on a project to move and improve the trailhead for their end of the Kewash Nature Trail, and the Washington County Riverboat Foundation elected to help them with the project.

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Prediabetes: the Treatable Gateway to Type 2 Diabetes

Posted: Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 at 6:25 am

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, and one form of the disease is prediabetes.

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Grant Received for New Softball Scoreboard at Washington

Posted: Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 at 6:25 am


A check for $12,000 is presented to the Washington Athletic Boosters at the Riverside Casino and Golf Resort Wednesday. Photo by KCII News

The Washington Athletic Boosters received a $12,000 grant for a new scoreboard at the softball field.

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Get Thanksgiving Seconds Within Half an Hour

Posted: Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 at 6:24 am

Take time to prepare food with clean hands on clean surfaces and keep dishes at the proper temperatures to avoid food-borne illness during the holidays.

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Buckle Up While Traveling this Holiday Week

Posted: Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 at 6:24 am

Iowans are reminded to buckle up while traveling during the holidays.

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WACO Offers Free Meal to Anyone on Thanksgiving Day

Posted: Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 at 6:22 am

The WACO Ministerial Association is once again offering a free community meal on Thanksgiving Day.

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Washington Council to Work on Five-Year Goals

Posted: Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 at 6:20 am

Goals for the next five years will be discussed at tonight’s Washington City Council work session.

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Posted: Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 at 5:01 am

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Posted: Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 at 5:01 am

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Elsie Dockendorff

Posted: Monday, November 21st, 2016 at 2:51 pm

A memorial visitation for 99-year-old Elsie Dockendorff of Washington will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday November, 23, at the Jones Eden Funeral Home in Washington.

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Rickey Shaw

Posted: Monday, November 21st, 2016 at 2:50 pm

Funeral services for 51-year-old Rickey Shaw of Washington, have been set for 10:30 AM Monday, November 28, 2016 at the Beatty Funeral Home in Washington with Pastor Darryl Carr officiating.

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Pest Control Operators Course

Posted: Monday, November 21st, 2016 at 1:48 pm

Title: Pest Control Operators Course
Location: Washington
Description: Washington County Extension is hosting a Pest Control Operators course on Wednesday, December 7th from 8:30-11:30 am. Registration is $70. For more info or to register, call the Extension Office at 319-653-4811.
Date: 2016-12-07

UP Mini Camps

Posted: Monday, November 21st, 2016 at 1:47 pm

Title: UP Mini Camps
Location: Washington
Description: The United Presbyterian Church is hosting mini camps on early out days on Wednesday, November 30th and December 14th from 1:30-4 pm to prepare a special Christmas program. To sign up, call 653-6588.
Date: 2016-12-14

UP Mini Camps

Posted: Monday, November 21st, 2016 at 1:46 pm

Title: UP Mini Camps
Location: Washington
Description: The United Presbyterian Church is hosting mini camps on early out days on Wednesday, November 30th and December 14th from 1:30-4 pm to prepare a special Christmas program. To sign up, call 653-6588.
Date: 2016-11-30

UP Kids Camp

Posted: Monday, November 21st, 2016 at 1:46 pm

Title: UP Kids Camp
Location: Washington
Description: The United Presbyterian Church is hosting a Kids Camp for grades 1-6 on Monday, November 28th from 8 am – 4 pm.
Date: 2016-11-28

UP Soup Supper

Posted: Monday, November 21st, 2016 at 1:45 pm

Title: UP Soup Supper
Location: Washington
Description: The United Presbyterian high school youth are hosting a soup supper on Wednesday (11/23) from 5:30-6:30 pm. Proceeds will support their summer mission trip.
Date: 2016-11-21

Gingerbread House Competition

Posted: Monday, November 21st, 2016 at 1:44 pm

Title: Gingerbread House Competition
Location: Mt. Pleasant
Description: Tres Bon Candy Store in Mt. Pleasant is accepting submissions for a Gingerbread House competition until Thursday, December 8th. Anyone is eligible for the contest and entry forms can be picked up at the store. Houses submitted will be on display in the front windows, and after December 8th, ballots will be available for voting. Cash prizes will be awarded to winners in four categories. For more info, call 319-343-7011.
Date: 2016-12-08

CCA Holiday Craft Fair

Posted: Monday, November 21st, 2016 at 1:43 pm

Title: CCA Holiday Craft Fair
Location: Amana
Description: Clear Creek Amana High School is hosting a Holiday Craft Fair on Sunday, December 4th from 1-5 pm. There will be local crafters, artists and vendors, as well as a cookie walk and visit from Santa. Admission is a free-will offering with proceeds benefiting the CCA Marching Band and Color Guard.
Date: 2016-12-04

Christmas Tree Walk

Posted: Monday, November 21st, 2016 at 1:43 pm

Title: Christmas Tree Walk
Location: Wayland
Description: The Bethel Mennonite Church is hosting a Christmas Tree Walk on Wednesday, December 14th from 6-8 pm. Cookies will be available by the dozen in exchange for a free-will donation, with proceeds going toward local families in need. All who attend will be entered to win door prizes. Free hot drinks and donuts will also be served.
Date: 2016-12-14

Holiday Gift Making for Kids

Posted: Monday, November 21st, 2016 at 1:42 pm

Title: Holiday Gift Making for Kids
Location: Ainsworth
Description: Washington County Conservation is hosting a Holiday Gift Making for Kids program on Saturday, December 3rd from 1-3 pm at the Conservation Education Center at Marr Park. Kids will be able to make nature-inspired age-appropriate gifts that will not be publicized to keep them a secret. Cost is $5 for one gift and $8 for two. For more info, call 319-657-2400.
Date: 2016-12-03