Archive for March, 2017

Birthday Winner March 20th

Posted: Monday, March 20th, 2017 at 7:59 am

Ronnie Goodwin – Pleasant Plain

Golden Hawk Boys Soccer Accepts Sigourney Into Co-op

Posted: Monday, March 20th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk boys soccer program will have some new faces on the pitch this spring.

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Washington Approves Track Resurfacing Project

Posted: Monday, March 20th, 2017 at 7:00 am

Aerial view of the track at Case Field in Washington. Photo courtesy of Washington Demon Football.

Improvements will be made this summer to the track at Case Field in Washington.

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Highland’s Hora Named to IGCA All-State Team

Posted: Monday, March 20th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The postseason basketball honors continue to come in for Highland’s Kelsey Hora.

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Iowa Mennonite Girls Open Season at Central

Posted: Monday, March 20th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Iowa Mennonite School girls track team began the 2017 season with an indoor meet at the H.S. Kuyper Fieldhouse in Pella Saturday on the campus of Central College.

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Washington Emergency Dispatch Team Awarded

Posted: Monday, March 20th, 2017 at 6:28 am


Contributed photo

The Washington County Communications Center had staff presented the Team Telecommunicator of the Year Award for their work during a fatal house fire.

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Highland Decides to Travel Interim Route in Superintendent Search

Posted: Monday, March 20th, 2017 at 6:28 am

The path has become more clear for the Highland School Board as they look to fill the position being vacated by retiring Superintendent Chris Armstrong.

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Final Legislative Briefing Held in Washington

Posted: Monday, March 20th, 2017 at 6:27 am


Rep. Klein (left) and Sen. Kinney attend Saturday’s legislative briefing in Washington.

Rep. Heaton (left) and Sen. Taylor meet with constituents at Saturday’s legislative briefing Saturday. Photos by Sally Y. Hart

The final legislative briefing of the session was held in the Washington County Courthouse Saturday morning with Republican Representatives Dave Heaton and Jarad Klein and Democratic Senators Kevin Kinney and Rich Taylor.

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Cigarette Leads to House Fire

Posted: Monday, March 20th, 2017 at 6:26 am

A cigarette led to a house fire in Washington Saturday evening.

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Rollover Wreck Near Crawfordsville

Posted: Monday, March 20th, 2017 at 6:25 am

One person was taken to the hospital Saturday following a wreck on Highway 218.

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Kinney Champions Industrial Hemp Legislation

Posted: Monday, March 20th, 2017 at 6:25 am

Cannabis oil isn’t the only marijuana-related topic being discussed at the Iowa legislature, as State Senator Kevin Kinney (D) has introduced a bill that would legalize the production of industrial hemp.

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It is Spring Fashion Week in Washington

Posted: Monday, March 20th, 2017 at 6:23 am

This week marks the official start of spring, and with that Main Street Washington, together with downtown businesses, has organized the annual spring fashion week.

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Dunbar Transitioning Successfully from Sheriff to Farmer

Posted: Monday, March 20th, 2017 at 6:22 am

It’s been over two months since Jerry Dunbar retired from being the Washington County Sheriff, and he’s found farming life suits him.

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March 19th, 2017

Posted: Sunday, March 19th, 2017 at 7:32 am

Birthday winners – Zach Owens

Anniversary winners – Ed and Carol Miller of Kalona

Breard Records 100th Hit for Cornell College Baseball

Posted: Sunday, March 19th, 2017 at 7:00 am

Photo courtesy of Cornell College Athletics

It took 72 games for 2014 Washington alum Walker Breard to achieve triple digit hits for his collegiate career.

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Kalona City Council to Discuss WCRF Request for Watershed Equipment

Posted: Sunday, March 19th, 2017 at 6:28 am

The Kalona City Council will convene Monday, and one thing they’ll look at is a resolution for a grant request to the Washington County Riverboat Foundation.

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Tomorrow is the First Day of Spring

Posted: Sunday, March 19th, 2017 at 6:23 am

Monday is the official first day of spring. Each year March 20th is the Vernal Equinox.

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3/18 Birthday & Anniversary Winners

Posted: Saturday, March 18th, 2017 at 8:03 am

Birthday – Megan Bruty of Washington

Anniversary – Bill and Kathy Ebert of Washington

Wanted

Posted: Saturday, March 18th, 2017 at 7:57 am

Looking for scrap metal
Appliances and TV’s, flat screen only

319-217-3924

For Sale

Posted: Saturday, March 18th, 2017 at 7:57 am

Used Ford Ranger pickup trucks
1985 – 4 wheel drive
1987 – 2 wheel drive

4 17 inch tires, good tread

641-919-8795