Archive for October, 2017

Geyer Grabs Medal at State

Posted: Monday, October 30th, 2017 at 7:00 am

After qualifying for the State cross country meet earlier this month, Iowa Mennonite School’s Levi Geyer stated his goals were to break 17 minutes and make the top 20 in Fort Dodge.

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Golden Hawk Girls Take First Ever Title, Boys Runners-Up

Posted: Monday, October 30th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk cross country teams made history at Saturday’s State Championship meet in Fort Dodge.

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Horak Represents Demons at State

Posted: Monday, October 30th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Washington boys’ cross country team was represented at the state cross country meet for the first time this century when Brennan Horak participated Saturday at Lakeside Municipal Golf Course in Fort Dodge.

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Area Runners Represent Southeast Iowa At State Meet

Posted: Monday, October 30th, 2017 at 6:30 am

Saturday was busy for southeast Iowa athletes at the 2017 State Cross Country Meet at the Lakeside Municipal Golf Course in Fort Dodge.

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Southeast Iowa Sees October End With Hard Freeze

Posted: Monday, October 30th, 2017 at 6:30 am

After a warm up from mid-October through the last week that saw temperatures consistently in the 60s and 70s, weather in southeast Iowa has taken a turn toward more traditional late autumn mercury readings.

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Woman Talks About Daughter’s Stabbing at Domestic Violence Educational Symposium

Posted: Monday, October 30th, 2017 at 6:30 am


Keynote speaker Vicki Crompton and members of the Washington County Domestic Violence Coalition. Photos by Sam McIntosh.

An Iowa woman’s story about the murder of her teenage daughter by the girl’s 18-year-old ex boyfriend was told at the Washington Public Library Friday during the free Domestic Violence Educational Symposium.

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Mid-Prairie Drama Gets Mythical with “The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe”

Posted: Monday, October 30th, 2017 at 6:28 am

A classic children’s novel is being brought to life at Mid-Prairie High School as they perform “The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe.”

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Halloween Celebrations Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, October 30th, 2017 at 6:26 am


The sidewalk was full of trick-or-treaters last Halloween. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

Get your costumes out and candy bowls full as Halloween will be celebrated tomorrow.

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Wellman-Scofield Library Gains Former Senior Dining Center Space

Posted: Monday, October 30th, 2017 at 6:24 am

The Wellman-Scofield Library got the Wellman City Council’s approval to expand into the unused former senior dining center in the city owned building.

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Voter ID Requirements for City Election

Posted: Monday, October 30th, 2017 at 6:21 am

City elections are approaching next Tuesday, and there are requirements to remember whether you cast your vote in person, or absentee.

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Crews Cooperate with Weather for Kalona Community Center Project

Posted: Monday, October 30th, 2017 at 6:20 am

Recent rainfall in Kalona hasn’t deterred progress on the new community center.

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October 29th, 2017

Posted: Sunday, October 29th, 2017 at 7:35 am

Birthday winner – Jerry Wasson of Washington

no Anniversary winners

Columbus Volleyball By the Numbers

Posted: Sunday, October 29th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Columbus Community volleyball team finished the 2017 season with a 5-26 record.

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Nick Yutzy

Posted: Sunday, October 29th, 2017 at 6:38 am

Funeral services for 58-year-old Nick Yutzy of Kalona, will be held Friday, November 3, 2017 at 10:30 AM at Upper Deer Creek Church with Pastors Delmar Bontrager and Ray Yutzy officiating.

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Elaine M. Meade

Posted: Sunday, October 29th, 2017 at 6:37 am

A Mass of Christian Burial for 75-year-old Elaine M. Meade of Oxford, will be held Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 11:00 AM at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Cosgrove with Father Robert Cloos officiating.

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Washington County Conservation Working on Further Shooting Range Improvements

Posted: Sunday, October 29th, 2017 at 6:26 am

After receiving positive feedback on improvements made in the last year, the Washington County Conservation Board (WCCB) is working on enhancing the Clemons Creek Shooting Range further.

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Area Middle School Vocalists Chosen for OPUS Honor Choir

Posted: Sunday, October 29th, 2017 at 6:25 am

Local middle school students were selected to be part of the Iowa Choral Directors Association OPUS Honor Choir.

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Birthday Winner 10/28/17

Posted: Saturday, October 28th, 2017 at 8:02 am

Dorothy Enfield

There were no anniversaries today.

For Sale

Posted: Saturday, October 28th, 2017 at 8:01 am

– 2 horsepower dust collector
– 70 gallon
– 319-653-3214

Wanted

Posted: Saturday, October 28th, 2017 at 7:53 am

– pool table
– 319-656-2965