Archive for March, 2017

Hostetler Claims Career Record

Posted: Thursday, March 16th, 2017 at 7:00 am

Mid-Prairie senior Ireland Hostetler added her name to the Golden Hawk record books with her defensive performance during her career.

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Washington Boys’ Golf Returns Several Upperclassmen

Posted: Thursday, March 16th, 2017 at 7:00 am

Experience is bountiful heading into the season for the Washington Demon boys’ golf team.

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Showalter Named to Iowa High School Athletic Association Coaches Hall of Fame

Posted: Thursday, March 16th, 2017 at 7:00 am

Photo Courtesy of the Iowa High School Athletic Association

Last week, as part of the festivities at the 2017 Iowa boys basketball state tournament, former Mid-Prairie and Lone Tree head boys basketball coach Don Showalter was inducted into the Iowa High School Athletic Association Coaches Hall of Fame.

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Mt. Union Still Dealing with Delinquent Sewer Payments and RUSS

Posted: Thursday, March 16th, 2017 at 6:28 am

Even though Mt. Union has officially become an unincorporated community, it still has unfinished business with its sewer system providers, Regional Utility Service Systems (RUSS).

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Real Estate and Mobile Home Taxes Due this Month

Posted: Thursday, March 16th, 2017 at 6:26 am

The second half of real estate and mobile home taxes must be turned in by the end of March or there will be a penalty fee.

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Minor Injuries Sustained in Two-Vehicle Wreck in Riverside

Posted: Thursday, March 16th, 2017 at 6:26 am

A two-vehicle wreck in Riverside caused minor injuries Wednesday afternoon.

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Kinney Advances Bill Expanding Laws Against Stalking

Posted: Thursday, March 16th, 2017 at 6:25 am

A bill in the Iowa legislature recently passed through the Senate Judiciary subcommittee that would expand anti-stalking laws in the state to include electronic methods.

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Harp Players Present Rumors Twice More

Posted: Thursday, March 16th, 2017 at 6:24 am

Friday and Saturday will be the last chance to see local talent perform Rumors in Washington.

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Is it Science or Magic? Absolute Science at the Library

Posted: Thursday, March 16th, 2017 at 6:23 am

A hands-on science event with experiments will be held during the Washington School District’s spring break at the Washington Public Library.

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Highland Speech Students Advance to All-State

Posted: Thursday, March 16th, 2017 at 6:22 am

It’s been around 16 years since the Highland speech team last sent a group or individual to All-State, but that streak has been broken.

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Make it a Lucky Day for an Animal, Consider Adopting

Posted: Thursday, March 16th, 2017 at 6:22 am

PAWS and More Animal Shelter in Washington is looking to “make it their lucky day” for the animals they’re housing that are awaiting their forever homes.

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For Sale

Posted: Thursday, March 16th, 2017 at 5:49 am

Electric lift recliner
- good condition
$325
319-461-0622

For Sale

Posted: Thursday, March 16th, 2017 at 5:49 am

8 yr old mare. Friendly, broke to ride.
319-461-1468

Waddle Walk

Posted: Thursday, March 16th, 2017 at 5:47 am

Title: Waddle Walk
Location: North Liberty
Description: North Liberty Community Library invites community members to participate in the Waddle Walk, April 23 at 1 p.m. This 2K walk fundraiser with all profits to support the library\’s Read to the Bump program, which helps build baby\’s personal library before birth for expecting families. All participants will receive a T-shirt with their paid registration. Register at event brite dot com by April 10 to be guaranteed a T-shirt. Cost is $15 per adult, $10 per school-age kid and $5 for children 5 and younger, or $50 for the whole family. For more info, call (319) 626-5701.
Date: 2017-04-23

4H Poultry Workshop

Posted: Thursday, March 16th, 2017 at 5:38 am

Title: 4H Poultry Workshop
Location: Washington
Description: 4-H and FFA members involved in the poultry project are invited to attend a free poultry workshop on Saturday, April 8, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at the Washington County Extension Office Topics will include basic feed & nutrition, basic health & care, how to prepare and care for chicks, and more. All participants will also build their own egg candler to take home and no cost. The poultry superintendents will be present to answer questions and discuss any changes for the 2017 county fair. Both beginning poultry and veteran poultry exhibitors are invited to attend. Parents are encouraged to attend. All age groups are encouraged to bring questions. Please RSVP for this workshop by March 31 to the Extension Office at 319-653-4811
Date: 2017-04-08

3 Guys, 30 Instruments

Posted: Thursday, March 16th, 2017 at 5:34 am

Title: 3 Guys, 30 Instruments
Location: Ottumwa
Description: The Ottumwa Civic Music Association will present New Odyssey – 3 Guys, 30 Instruments at 7:30pm on Saturday, April 1, 2017, at Indian Hills Community College, 525 Grandview, Ottumwa Ia. The audience will be entertained by a funny, talented, polished, family-oriented presentation. Admission is by season ticket or $15 at the door. Students admitted free. For more information, call 641-937-5749.
Date: 2017-04-01

Join the Fight

Posted: Thursday, March 16th, 2017 at 5:30 am

Title: Join the Fight
Location: West Chester Heritage Building
Description: There will be a benefit for Pierce Duvall and Carter Patterson on Sunday, April 9th at the West Chester Heritage Building from 8:00am until 12:30pm. One-year old Pierce is battling cancer, while four-year old Carter is fighting leukemia. There will be a silent auction, bake sale, and the West Chester First Responders Annual Pancake Breakfast. For more info, call Sue at 698-72-56.
Date: 2017-04-09

Packwood Lions Fish & Chicken

Posted: Thursday, March 16th, 2017 at 5:26 am

Title: Packwood Lions Fish & Chicken
Location: Packwood Community Room
Description: The Packwood Lions Fish and Chicken supper is Saturday, April 1st from 5 to 7 pm in the Packwood Community Room. A free will offering will be collected to benefit Camp Courageous.
Date: 2017-04-01

Demon Dash

Posted: Thursday, March 16th, 2017 at 5:13 am

Title: Demon Dash
Location: Washington High School
Description: The Demon Dash 4 and 1 mile run/walk is Saturday, April 8th at 9:00am at Washington High School. Registration is at 8:00am with the race at 9:00. Registration forms available at Washington Community Schools, the YMCA of Washington County or online at get me registered dot com. For more info, call Teri at 653-6500.
Date: 2017-04-08

Trinity United Methodist 100th

Posted: Thursday, March 16th, 2017 at 5:10 am

Title: Trinity United Methodist 100th
Location: Riverside
Description: Trinity United Methodist Church in Riverside is celebrating its 100th Anniversary on Sunday, March 26th. Service is at 9:30am with a soup lunch to follow. Trinity United Methodist is located at 2nd and Washburn in Riverside.
Date: 2017-03-26