Archive for July, 2017

Highland District Offering Teaching Endorsements for Potential Staff

Posted: Monday, July 17th, 2017 at 6:25 am


The Highland school board met July 10. Photo by Sam McIntosh.

The Highland School District is seeking a different route to fill a vacant family and consumer sciences and health teaching position.

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Crews Extinguish Grease Fire in Washington House

Posted: Monday, July 17th, 2017 at 6:23 am

Crews extinguished a fire in a home in Washington Saturday afternoon.

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Washington Council to Meet Tuesday

Posted: Monday, July 17th, 2017 at 6:22 am

A vehicle purchase, replacing a yield sign with a stop sign, and accepting the seal coat project will be considered by the Washington City Council Tuesday.

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Keota Hires New City Clerk

Posted: Monday, July 17th, 2017 at 6:20 am

The City of Keota has found its new city clerk.

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Breaking News: 2017 Washington County Fair Queen Crowned

Posted: Sunday, July 16th, 2017 at 8:44 pm


The 2017 Washington County Fair Queen is Makenzi Marek. Photo by Sam McIntosh.

The 2017 Washington County Fair Queen has been crowned.

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July 16th, 2017

Posted: Sunday, July 16th, 2017 at 7:32 am

Birthday winner – Jan Bell of Washington

Anniversary winners – Dave and Rosie Kerner of Kalona

Washington to Host Annual Boys Youth Basketball Camp

Posted: Sunday, July 16th, 2017 at 7:00 am

Washington High School will host their annual boys’ basketball camp next week on July 17th-21st for students entering 4th-8th grades.

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Iowa Honey Queen Teaching Honey Bee Basics at Louisa County Conservation

Posted: Sunday, July 16th, 2017 at 6:25 am


2017 Iowa Honey Queen Carly Vannoy. Photo courtesy of the Iowa Honey Producers Association.

Honeybees are critical for the health of produce and plants we use everyday.

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Washington County Fair Kicks Off Today

Posted: Sunday, July 16th, 2017 at 6:23 am

The 2017 Washington County Fair officially kicks off today.

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Birthday Winner 7/15

Posted: Saturday, July 15th, 2017 at 8:00 am

Lucy Bonham, Washington

Garage Sale

Posted: Saturday, July 15th, 2017 at 7:50 am

– 729 South 4th Ave, Washington
– baby clothes, woodworking, tools, miscellaneous items
– Saturday, July 15, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

IMS and Sigourney Gear Up for District Final

Posted: Saturday, July 15th, 2017 at 7:00 am

Two area teams in Iowa Mennonite School (13-9) and Sigourney (15-7) will duke it out on the baseball diamond tonight in Keota with a class 1A district title on the line and one step closer to the ultimate goal of a state appearance.

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Demons Blast Raiders, Moves to District Final

Posted: Saturday, July 15th, 2017 at 7:00 am

A streaky offense combined with a dominating Collin Zear on the mound allowed the Washington baseball team to kick off their postseason run in grand fashion defeating Williamsburg 8-2 on Friday night.

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Pekin Puts a Hault to Huskies Season

Posted: Saturday, July 15th, 2017 at 7:00 am

After jumping on the Huskies early, Pekin put an end to the Highland baseball team’s season by winning 7-2 in the class 1A district semifinal game on Thursday.

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Golden Hawks Meet Regals For District Title

Posted: Saturday, July 15th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk baseball team takes the diamond Saturday for the class 2A district 10 championship game against the No. 9 ranked Iowa City Regina Regals.

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Contractors on the Clock for Kalona Community Center

Posted: Saturday, July 15th, 2017 at 6:28 am


The Kalona City Council met on July 13. Photo by Sam McIntosh.

The clock is ticking for the Kalona community center project.

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Washington County Fair Kicks Off Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, July 15th, 2017 at 6:26 am


Checking out a Clydesdale at the 2016 Washington County Fair. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

Projects are getting packed up and livestock are being loaded on to trailers as Washington County 4-H and FFA members take projects to the 2017 Washington County Fair.

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Don’t Leave Pets in Parked Cars

Posted: Saturday, July 15th, 2017 at 6:24 am


Eva

Sinclair

Tito
These dogs are at PAWS and More waiting to be adopted. Photos courtesy of PAWS and More

Leave pets at home when you’re running errands is the advice PAWS and More director Amber Talbot shares.

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UPDATE: Missing Man Found in Iowa County

Posted: Saturday, July 15th, 2017 at 6:24 am

A 63-year-old man who went missing Monday in Iowa County has been found.

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Supervisors Move Forward with Purchasing Property Across from Courthouse

Posted: Saturday, July 15th, 2017 at 6:22 am

For $50,000 the Washington County Board of Supervisors is pursuing a purchase agreement for a piece of property across the street from the courthouse’s front door.

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