Archive for November, 2017

Christmas Cash Call Trivia Monday, November 20th

Posted: Sunday, November 19th, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Hinshaw Trailer Sales

How many years have you been in business? 54 years

How many employees do you have? 2

What’s something unique about the business? Both employees have red hair but they aren’t related

 

Hospice Compassus

How many years have you been in business? 15

How did your business get its name? It’s a word that represents compassionate care

How many employees do you have? 10

 

Agriway Partners

How many years have you been in business? 14 years

How did your business get its name? The name was derived from the merger of two businesses, Agriway Feed and Ag Partners

How many employees do you have? 76

What is something unique about your business? It is 100% Farmer Owned

 

REC Center in Mt. Pleasant

How many years have you been in business? 22

How many group exercises classes are included with membership per week? 37

What days do you currently offer ZUMBA? Monday and Wednesday Evenings

How many treadmills are at the facility? 9

November 19th, 2017

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

Birthday winner – Parker Turner of Washington

Anniversary winners – Lester and Barb Wehr

Seven Huskies Manage All District Awards

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

The Highland football team saw seven players named to the class 1A district 4 all district teams.

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Mid-Prairie Volleyball State Academic Award

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

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk volleyball team was recognized this week by the state of Iowa for their work in the classroom.

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Buckle Up During the Holidays

Posted: Sunday, November 19th, 2017 at 6:25 am

With increased travel during the holidays Iowans are reminded to be safe on the roads and fasten seat belts.

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Shorter School Week at Mid-Prairie for Thanksgiving

Posted: Sunday, November 19th, 2017 at 6:24 am

The Golden Hawks will be flying home early this week as the Mid-Prairie Community School District has its Thanksgiving break.

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For Sale

Posted: Saturday, November 18th, 2017 at 11:19 am

2 Dell printer cartridges, b&w #5

old Dell printer

319-653-4801

For Sale

Posted: Saturday, November 18th, 2017 at 11:15 am

Huskvana 440 chainsaw 18 inch bar, never used,  $225

Cub Cadet side-by-side 4wd,  $6500

319-657-4431

Betty Lou Simon

Posted: Saturday, November 18th, 2017 at 11:08 am

Funeral Service for 90-year-old Betty Lou Simon of Riverside will be at 2:00pm Monday, November 20, 2017, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Riverside.

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November 18th, 2017

Posted: Saturday, November 18th, 2017 at 8:40 am

Birthday winner – Joe Fowler of What Cheer

Anniversary winners – Fran and Allen Darbyshire of Washington

Eight Wildcats Claim All District Honors

Posted: Saturday, November 18th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Columbus Community football team had eight players recognized in all district awards for class 1A district 4.

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Annual Jingle Bell 5K Fun Run Next Week

Posted: Saturday, November 18th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The ninth annual Jingle Bell 5K Fun Run is a week away, set for Saturday, November 25th in Washington.

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Iowa Mennonite School Volleyball: By the Numbers

Posted: Saturday, November 18th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Iowa Mennonite School volleyball team finished 2017 with a 15-14 overall record.

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Columbus Academic All-Conference Students Honored

Posted: Saturday, November 18th, 2017 at 7:00 am

This week students at Columbus High School were recognized for their work in athletics and the classroom this fall.

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Henry County Acquires State-Owned Land for New Jail

Posted: Saturday, November 18th, 2017 at 6:28 am

Henry County has chosen the site of the new law enforcement center and jail after a lawsuit was threatened against the City of Mount Pleasant.

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UPDATE: No Injuries in Charter Bus Fire

Posted: Saturday, November 18th, 2017 at 6:27 am

A Hawkeye Stages charter bus caught fire Friday morning, causing Highway 218 traffic to be at a standstill for some time.

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Lights of Love Coming to Downtown Washington for the Holidays

Posted: Saturday, November 18th, 2017 at 6:26 am

Special Christmas trees will be on display in Washington’s Central Park this holiday season.

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Detect Prediabetes Early During National Diabetes Month

Posted: Saturday, November 18th, 2017 at 6:24 am

November is National Diabetes Month, and for those who aren’t diagnosed with type 1 or type 2 diabetes, this could be a time to check if you have prediabetes.

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Southeast Iowa Abnormally Dry, Areas of Moderate Drought

Posted: Saturday, November 18th, 2017 at 6:23 am

Iowa’s drought conditions increased slightly from last week to this week.

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Donation Presented to Washington County K-9 Fund

Posted: Saturday, November 18th, 2017 at 6:22 am


Drako looks at officer Nathan Schmuecker while visiting a Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting in 2016. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

A donation was presented to the Washington County K-9 Fund at the recent Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting. Auditor Dan Widmer explained, a $100 donation was given by Bob Kennedy of Washington. Two years ago the Washington County Sheriff’s Office gained two K-9 officers, named Drako and Vasco. They began their work with the department in July of 2015. The two officers are trained for drug investigations, as well as search and rescue cases.