Archive for January, 2017

Golden Hawks and Huskies Square Off in Area Battle

Posted: Monday, January 2nd, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk and Highland Huskies boys basketball teams will battle tonight at Tim Grady Gymnasium in non-conference action.

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Stark Optimistic on Washington Boys’ Basketball Defensive Improvement

Posted: Monday, January 2nd, 2017 at 7:00 am

A change in defensive philosophy played a role in the Washington Demon basketball team winning one of their first five games before winter break.

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Kalona Raising Money for Memorial Project

Posted: Monday, January 2nd, 2017 at 6:28 am

The City of Kalona is working on a memorial project to honor veterans, volunteer firefighters, and volunteer emergency service providers, and to raise money for it they are giving people a chance to be a part of it.

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Consider Trying Something New in the New Year

Posted: Monday, January 2nd, 2017 at 6:27 am

If you’re looking to try something new in the new year a local non-profit may be able to help.

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Board of Health to Discuss Potential Home at Former Calendar Factory

Posted: Monday, January 2nd, 2017 at 6:26 am

A special session of the Washington County Board of Health is being held this week to discuss a potential location for the department.

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Area Students Preparing to Return from Break

Posted: Monday, January 2nd, 2017 at 6:25 am


After giving students a rest over winter break, area schools are preparing to welcome them back this week.

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Washington Receives $507,000 Loan for Drink Water Planning and Design

Posted: Monday, January 2nd, 2017 at 6:24 am

Washington is one of 18 communities in Iowa receiving a portion of $63.5 million for low-cost water quality loans through the State Revolving Fund.

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New Year’s Day Observed Today

Posted: Monday, January 2nd, 2017 at 6:24 am

It’s now 2017 and since New Year’s Day fell on a Sunday, many businesses and offices are closed today in observance.

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Supervisors to Discuss Budgets and Attorney Position at Tuesday’s Meeting

Posted: Monday, January 2nd, 2017 at 6:23 am

Washington County’s Board of Supervisors will hold their first meeting of 2017 Tuesday morning.

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Keota City Council to Convene Tuesday for First Meeting of New Year

Posted: Monday, January 2nd, 2017 at 6:22 am

The Keota City Council will convene on Tuesday night for their first meeting of 2017.

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Linda Hartzler

Posted: Sunday, January 1st, 2017 at 11:06 am

Celebration of Life Service for 66-year-old Linda Hartzler of Newhall formerly of Kalona will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, (1/5) at the Stonebridge Church in Cedar Rapids.

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Birthday / Anniversary Winners Jan 1st

Posted: Sunday, January 1st, 2017 at 7:47 am

Birthday:
Joceline Spenner 19 y/o Washington
Anniversary:
Laverne & Linda Messer, Wayland

Gingerich in First Season at Goshen

Posted: Sunday, January 1st, 2017 at 7:00 am

Iowa Mennonite School graduate Eli Gingerich is participating in his first season as a member of the Goshen College Maple Leaf basketball team.

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Improvements to the Washington Soccer Field are Underway

Posted: Sunday, January 1st, 2017 at 7:00 am

The transformation of Washington’s outdoor sports fields will continue in the new year.

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Kalona City Council to Hold First Meeting of New Year

Posted: Sunday, January 1st, 2017 at 6:28 am

Further discussion of the community center project, including consideration of a grant application for Engage Iowa, are on the agenda for the first meeting of the Kalona City Council in 2017.

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Record Ethanol Production in Iowa in 2016

Posted: Sunday, January 1st, 2017 at 6:21 am

It was another record breaking year for Iowa’s 43 ethanol plants.

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