Archive for July, 2017

Breaking News: Gas Main Leak

Posted: Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 at 10:32 am

A gas line has been struck in downtown Washington causing a gas leak at Marion Avenue and 2nd Street in downtown Washington.

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Goat Results

Posted: Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 at 9:51 am

goat results

Dog Agility Results

Posted: Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 at 9:50 am

Dog Agility

FOR SALE

Posted: Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 at 8:49 am

2014 DODGE Ram 1500 SLT 4×4 Bighorn Quad Cab – $23000
Pristine Condition; 3.6 Liter V6, 24 Valve VVT Engine, Automatic Trans
5 yr. 100K Powertrain warranty
Includes $2,500 accessories including remote start and rustproof undercoating
Call 319-601-9494

FOR SALE

Posted: Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 at 8:48 am

Back Hoe – $1000
* 2005 Chrysler MiniVan – $1100 (A/C is not working)
* NEW 15×7 Chevron Skidloader tires, set of 4 – $350
* Older Owatonna Mustang 330 Skidloader – $1500
Call 319-658-3702

WANTED

Posted: Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 at 8:48 am

dehumidifier. Call after 3:00 PM319-461-2609

FOR SALE

Posted: Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 at 8:48 am

* Older Owatonna Mustang 330 skidloader $1500
* Back Hoe – Works! $1000
* 2005 Chrysler MiniVan – $1100
* NEW 15×7 chevron skid-loader tires-set of 4 – $350
Call 319-658-3702

FOR SALE

Posted: Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 at 8:47 am

black desk with wood grain top.
great shape $50.00 319-541-0048

4-H Clothing Event Held

Posted: Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 at 8:45 am

Seventeen 4-H’ers and seven Clover Kids participated in the Washington County Clothing Event on Sunday, July 9 at the Washington County Extension Office.

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Boil Order in Effect for Part of Washington

Posted: Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 at 7:22 am

A boil order is in effect for part of Washington after a water main break Monday.

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Savages Stun Westerners, Advance to Semifinals

Posted: Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 at 7:05 am

Coming off of an emotional regional final win and capturing a first state berth since 2001, it is logical to think that just making the state tournament is a great feat and any win after is just gravy.

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WASP to Offer Youth Soccer Clinic with Chicago Fire

Posted: Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Washington Area Soccer Program (WASP) is partnering with Major League Soccer team the Chicago Fire to offer a soccer camp locally.

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Iowa Mennonite School Baseball One Win From State

Posted: Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Iowa Mennonite School baseball team is one win away from the state tournament at Principal Park in Des Moines.

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Demons See Season End Monday in District Title Round

Posted: Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Washington Demon baseball team saw their postseason run come to an end Monday night at Dick Sojka Memorial Field, falling to the No. 2 ranked Davenport Assumption Knights by a 12-0 score in five innings.

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Sigourney Softball Advances to Semifinals

Posted: Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 at 6:28 am

The Sigourney Savages are headed to the semifinal round in the class 1A state softball tournament.

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Keith and Sara Murphy to be in 4-H Hall of Fame

Posted: Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 at 6:28 am


Keith and Sara Murphy. Photo courtesy of Washington County 4-H

Two 4-H sweethearts are this year’s inductees in the Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame for Washington County.

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Washington County Conservation Seeking Input on Master Trails Plan

Posted: Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 at 6:28 am

Washington County Conservation is seeking the public’s opinion on their master trails plan.

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Livestock on Display at Washington County Fair

Posted: Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 at 6:27 am


A calf checks out geese at the 2017 Washington County Fair. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

Sheep, chickens, cows, pigs, and more are shown by 4-H and FFA members this week at the Washington County Fair.

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Keep Kids Safe During High Temperatures, Don’t Leave Them in Cars

Posted: Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 at 6:25 am

Twenty-one children have died from heatstroke in the U.S. after being left in cars so far this year.

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Stress to Crops and Livestock Reported

Posted: Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 at 6:23 am

While corn is on-par with the five-year average in southeast Iowa, soybeans are behind.

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