Archive for November, 2017

Clarence Leo “Whimpy” Farrier Jr.

Posted: Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 at 8:57 am

A celebration of life service for 61-year-old Clarence Leo “Whimpy” Farrier, Jr. of Ainsworth will be held at 10:30a.m. Saturday, December 2nd at the Jones Eden Funeral Home.

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Posted: Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 at 8:51 am

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Posted: Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 at 8:08 am

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Washington Wrestling Takes it to the Mat Tuesday

Posted: Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 at 7:00 am

Another Washington wrestling season is upon us as the Demons take it to the mat for the first time tonight traveling to Benton Community High School.

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Warriors Storm Back to Down Demons

Posted: Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Washington girls’ basketball team gave the class 5A Cedar Rapids Washington Warriors a scare on Monday night but ultimately fell 59-48.

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Golden Hawk Grapplers Open Season at Wapello Tuesday

Posted: Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk wrestling team is on the mat for the first time in the new season tonight when they travel to Wapello for a quadrangular meet against Eddyville-Blakesburg, English Valleys and the home standing Indians.

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Mid-Prairie Basketball Opens Season With Tipton Tuesday

Posted: Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie boys and girls basketball teams are on the floor for the first time in the new season tonight when they host the Tipton Tigers in Wellman.

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IMS and Lone Tree Meet for SEISC Play

Posted: Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Iowa Mennonite School boys’ and girls’ basketball teams welcome Lone Tree tonight for early Southeast Iowa Super Conference positioning.

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Concrete Abutments Poured for Lake Darling Pedestrian Bridge

Posted: Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 at 6:28 am


Crews worked to pour the concrete abutments for the upcoming pedestrian bridge at Lake Darling State Park. Photo courtesy of Friends of Lake Darling.

Preparations have been underway for the new pedestrian bridge at Lake Darling State Park.

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Rock ‘N’ Ride to Donate $50,000 to Cancer Research

Posted: Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 at 6:27 am

In it’s third year the Rock ‘N’ Ride in Washington raised $50,000.

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Lights of Love Memorial Trees Illuminate Washington’s Central Park

Posted: Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 at 6:25 am


Trees are set up in honor and memory of community members in Washington’s Central Park. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

In the northwest corner of Washington’s Central Park a new Christmas tradition is in its inaugural year.

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Washington Library’s Mitten Tree Accepting Donations

Posted: Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 at 6:24 am


The 2015 mitten tree at the Washington Public Library. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

A tree is up for the holidays at the Washington Public Library, but it isn’t decorated with your typical lights and ornaments.

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Winfield Hosts Tour of Homes Fundraiser for New Community Pool

Posted: Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 at 6:24 am

From modern residential homes to old farmhouses, area residents can get a glimpse of the holidays at Winfield’s Tour of Homes.

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Unemployment Rate in Iowa in 2016 Below National Rate

Posted: Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 at 6:23 am


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Iowa’s unemployment rate in 2016 was less than the rate for the United States.

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Care for Newly Planted Trees through Winter

Posted: Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 at 6:21 am

Newly planted trees will need some extra care through the colder months.

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Prepare Homes for Power Outages this Winter

Posted: Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 at 6:20 am

With the oncoming winter, residents should prepare their homes for any possible disaster.

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Jeffrey Gingerich

Posted: Monday, November 27th, 2017 at 4:48 pm

A celebration of life for 53-year-old Jeffrey J. Gingerich of Marion, formerly of Kalona will be held at 11 a.m.

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Leonard Roberts

Posted: Monday, November 27th, 2017 at 4:40 pm

Funeral services for 87-year-old Leonard Eugene Roberts of Iowa City will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday (11/28) at Sharon Center United Methodist Church in Sharon Center.

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Francis G. Falada

Posted: Monday, November 27th, 2017 at 4:34 pm

A memorial mass for 95-year-old Francis G. Falada of Kalona will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday (12/2) at the Peterseim Funeral Home in Kalona.

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