Archive for March, 2017

Grieving your Spouse

Posted: Tuesday, March 7th, 2017 at 10:19 am

Title: Grieving your Spouse
Location: Iowa City
Description: Grieving Your Spouse is a professionally led ongoing support group for people whose spouse or significant other has died in the last three years. The group is set up to help the grieving partner reconcile the loss. This group meets on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday each month from 5:30PM to 6:30PM at the Iowa City Hospice offices at 1025 Wade Street in Iowa City 52240. To RSVP or for more information contact Julie at 319-688-4217
Date: 2017-03-15

4H Night

Posted: Tuesday, March 7th, 2017 at 10:18 am

Title: 4H Night
Location: Washington, IA
Description: Washington County 4-H will host an open house event at Unc & Neph’s in Washington on Tuesday, March 14th. 4-H staff and 4-H Youth Committee members will be present from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. to answer questions about 4-H and volunteering. From 5 p.m. until close, 10% of all food sales will go to Washington County 4-H. There is no need to pay extra or tip extra, but simply go eat with family and friends at Unc & Neph’s and Washington County 4-H will benefit. Call 319-653-4811, for more information on becoming a member or volunteer.
Date: 2017-03-14

Blood Drive

Posted: Tuesday, March 7th, 2017 at 10:17 am

Title: Blood Drive
Location: Mt. Pleasant
Description: Harlan Elementary School in Mt. Pleasant will host a community blood drive from 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm on Monday, March 13 at 1001 N. Main St., inside Gym. To donate, please contact Ronda McLaughlin at (319) 385-7762 or visit bloodcenterimpact.org and use code 3101 to locate the drive.
Date: 2017-03-13

Crooked Creek Retreat

Posted: Tuesday, March 7th, 2017 at 10:16 am

Title: Crooked Creek Retreat
Location: Washington, IA
Description: Crooked Creek Christian Camp is hosting a 24 hour craft retreat on March 10 & 11. Bring your own project to work on and we provide meals and lodging. More details can be found at crookedcreekcamp.org or call 319-653-3611.
Start Date: 2017-03-10
End Date: 2017-03-11

Blood Drive

Posted: Tuesday, March 7th, 2017 at 10:16 am

Title: Blood Drive
Location: Mt. Pleasant, IA
Description: Henry County Community Afternoon Blood Drive is Tuesday, March 14, 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm at the E3 Center in the Gym, 1400 E. Washington St., Mount Pleasant, IA To donate, please contact the Blood Center at (800) 747-5401 ext. 1281 or visit bloodcenterimpact.org and use code 5027 to locate the drive.
Date: 2017-03-14

Blood Drive

Posted: Tuesday, March 7th, 2017 at 10:13 am

Title: Blood Drive
Location: Mt. Pleasant
Description: Mount Pleasant, IA – Henry County Community Morning will host a blood drive from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm on Thursday, March 23 at 1400 E. Washington St., inside Meeting Room. To donate, please contact the Blood Center at (800) 747-5401 ext. 1281 or visit bloodcenterimpact.org and use code 5026 to locate the drive.
Date: 2017-03-23

For Sale

Posted: Tuesday, March 7th, 2017 at 8:14 am

43 inch LG flat screen television.
Works great.
$125.00
319-653-6495

Birthday Winner March 7th

Posted: Tuesday, March 7th, 2017 at 8:00 am

David Swanson – Olds

Yutzy Named To All-Substate Squad

Posted: Tuesday, March 7th, 2017 at 7:00 am

Photo Courtesy of Iowa Mennonite School

Iowa Mennonite School boys basketball standout Nick Yutzy has been named to the Iowa Basketball Coaches Association All-Substate 5 Team.

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Lasek Brothers Highlight Highland’s All-Conference Selections

Posted: Tuesday, March 7th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The champions of the Southeast Iowa Super Conference North received multiple postseason accolades from the league’s coaches.

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Three Golden Hawks Recognized by Iowa Basketball Coaches Association

Posted: Tuesday, March 7th, 2017 at 7:00 am

Three Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk girls basketball players were recently named to the Iowa Basketball Coaches Association All-Region team.

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Area Alums Start College Baseball Season at Cornell

Posted: Tuesday, March 7th, 2017 at 7:00 am

Another season of Cornell College Rams baseball (0-2) got underway Sunday afternoon at Ash Park in Mount Vernon.

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Severe Storms Hit Southeast Iowa Monday Evening

Posted: Tuesday, March 7th, 2017 at 6:30 am


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A severe thunderstorm warning was issued for Washington County at 8:50 p.m. Monday as storms swept across the KCII listening area.

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Statewide Minimum Wage Debate Rages at Legislature

Posted: Tuesday, March 7th, 2017 at 6:28 am

The topic of setting a statewide minimum wage has been one of fierce contention at the Iowa Legislature, and a bill was recently introduced and passed through subcommittee that would prevent counties from setting their own minimum wage.

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Brinning to Represent Washington FFA at State

Posted: Tuesday, March 7th, 2017 at 6:26 am

Washington FFA is sending one person on to compete at the state competition.

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Harp Players to Perform Rumors

Posted: Tuesday, March 7th, 2017 at 6:25 am


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A situational comedy will be performed by local actors at the Washington Community Center this weekend.

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Two Area Jazz Bands Headed to Championships

Posted: Tuesday, March 7th, 2017 at 6:25 am

Jazz bands from Mid-Prairie and Winfield-Mt. Union High Schools are headed to the Iowa Jazz Championships in April, after competing at the recent district competition at Iowa City West High School.

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Orange Avenue Closed for Construction Project

Posted: Tuesday, March 7th, 2017 at 6:24 am

Orange Avenue, north of G26, is closed to thru traffic for a construction project.

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Washington County Conservation Board Gearing Up for Spring

Posted: Tuesday, March 7th, 2017 at 6:22 am

The Washington County Conservation Board will convene for their monthly meeting Thursday, and they plan to unveil the upgrade plan for Foster Woods County Park.

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Free / Wanted

Posted: Tuesday, March 7th, 2017 at 4:55 am

Five free 8-week-old kittens
Wanted: Queen sized bed frame
319-458-9904