Archive for July, 2017

Kalona Foundation Proposes Funding For Low-Income Housing

Posted: Monday, July 31st, 2017 at 6:28 am


Bill and Michael Evans spoke to the Kalona City Council July 24. Photo by Sam McIntosh.

Bill and Michael Evans of The Fountain Charitable Foundation requested funding from the Kalona City Council.

Read the rest of this entry »

Air Care Called to Motorcycle Wreck Near Coppock

Posted: Monday, July 31st, 2017 at 6:26 am

A helicopter was called to the scene of a motorcycle wreck near Coppock Saturday afternoon.

Read the rest of this entry »

Hotel Motel Tax Decision to be Made by Voters Tomorrow in Washington

Posted: Monday, July 31st, 2017 at 6:26 am

Tomorrow is voting day in the City of Washington on a hotel motel tax.

Read the rest of this entry »

Wellman Produce Celebrates 120 Years of Business

Posted: Monday, July 31st, 2017 at 6:25 am


Jan Brophy greets visitors at the 120th anniversary open house for Wellman Produce. Photo by Sam McIntosh.

Though Wellman Produce has seen dozens of different owners, four location changes, and an evolving line of product, it still exists today with 120 years of business.

Read the rest of this entry »

Dragon Brings in Highest Bid – Totally Tubular Transformation Art Auction Held

Posted: Monday, July 31st, 2017 at 6:23 am


Photo courtesy of Isabella Santoro

Over $2,000 was raised through an annual art auction in downtown Washington Saturday.

Read the rest of this entry »

WACO Shortening Length of School Days

Posted: Monday, July 31st, 2017 at 6:20 am

The WACO School District is adjusting the school calendar for the fall.

Read the rest of this entry »

July 30th, 2017

Posted: Sunday, July 30th, 2017 at 7:32 am

Birthday winner – Jonathan Chalupa

no Anniversary winners

YMCA of Washington County to Host Ultimate Sports Camp

Posted: Sunday, July 30th, 2017 at 7:00 am

With school being right around the corner that means kids need to soak up as much fun as possible with the limited amount of summer that’s left. The YMCA of Washington County is giving kids a chance to do that as they are hosting a youth ultimate sports camp in August.

Read the rest of this entry »

Feed the Kids Seeking Auction Items for Annual Fundraiser

Posted: Sunday, July 30th, 2017 at 6:26 am


The Mid-Prairie organization Feed the Kids has worked to serve food insecure children since 2014, with the support of the community and their annual dinner and auction.

Read the rest of this entry »

July 29th, 2017

Posted: Saturday, July 29th, 2017 at 8:04 am

Birthday winner – Ed Jones

Anniversary winners – Jared and Christine Waters

Garage Sale

Posted: Saturday, July 29th, 2017 at 8:03 am

on Saturday 7/29 located at 808 south Ave B in Washington from  8am until ?

For Sale

Posted: Saturday, July 29th, 2017 at 7:59 am

butcher rabbits, will dress

chickens

319-530-6696

For Sale

Posted: Saturday, July 29th, 2017 at 7:58 am

6 egg-laying chicken hens, $5 a piece obo

car parts for a ’79 camero

319-936-5430

Garage Sale

Posted: Saturday, July 29th, 2017 at 7:57 am

garage sale  on Saturday, 7/29  located at 1047 packwood rd, mile and a half north of Packwood.

 

For Sale

Posted: Saturday, July 29th, 2017 at 7:55 am

75 cents a dozen for eggs

319-201-9111

For Sale

Posted: Saturday, July 29th, 2017 at 7:54 am

21-speed Schwein boys bicycle, $59 obo

319-325-6444

Conference Champ Huskies Control Postseason Baseball Awards

Posted: Saturday, July 29th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Highland baseball team reaped the benefits of being conference champs as eight players were named to the all conference teams for the Southeast Iowa Super Conference.

Read the rest of this entry »

Six Lions Receive SEISC Awards

Posted: Saturday, July 29th, 2017 at 7:00 am

Plenty of Lone Tree baseball players were recognized for their play this season as six members were named to the Southeast Iowa Super Conference All Conference teams.

Read the rest of this entry »

Century-Old Films Part of Ainsworth Festival Tonight

Posted: Saturday, July 29th, 2017 at 6:28 am

Silent films, some of the oldest in the world, will be showcased tonight at the 21st Annual Brinton Film Festival.

Read the rest of this entry »

Kalona Vendors Preparing for State Fair Showcase

Posted: Saturday, July 29th, 2017 at 6:28 am


Portable chalkboards, cloth books, and “taggies” are just a few of the items Stitch N Sew Cottage is selling at the Kalona State Fair booth. Photo by Sam McIntosh.

The City of Kalona may be unfamiliar to some Iowans, but people across the state get to experience Kalona’s local flavor at the state fair.

Read the rest of this entry »