Archive for January, 2018

Kirkwood Spring Term Begins Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, January 15th, 2018 at 6:25 am

Tuesday is the first day of classes for the spring term at the Kirkwood Washington Regional Center.

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Brighton Looks to Further Improvements as Dollar General Store Opens

Posted: Monday, January 15th, 2018 at 6:24 am

A Dollar General store will soon be opening in Brighton, and this could have a positive impact on the city.

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day Today

Posted: Monday, January 15th, 2018 at 6:23 am

Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day and many offices are observing the holiday.

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Supervisors to Consider Setting Hearing for Loan for Communications Equipment

Posted: Monday, January 15th, 2018 at 6:22 am

Bridge inspections, an animal confinement feeding operation, and a general obligation loan are on the agenda for Tuesday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.

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Sustainable Iowa Land Trust Program Coming to Washington County

Posted: Monday, January 15th, 2018 at 6:21 am

The Sustainable Iowa Land Trust will be the topic of a program in Washington County.

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Highland School District Raises Substitute Teacher Pay

Posted: Monday, January 15th, 2018 at 6:20 am


The Highland School Board met January 8. Photo by Sam McIntosh.

Highland School District has chosen to raise its substitute teacher pay to $135 after Washington and Mid-Prairie School Districts did the same earlier this school year.

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Gaylen “Boo” Kron

Posted: Monday, January 15th, 2018 at 5:17 am

A memorial mass of Christian Burial for 76-year-old Gaylen “Boo” Kron of Coralville, formerly of Riverside will be held Friday, January 19th at 11a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Riverside.

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Lois Lorraine Watson

Posted: Monday, January 15th, 2018 at 5:12 am

Funeral services for 92-year-old Lois Lorraine Watson of Wayland will be held at 11a.m. Wednesday, January 17th at the Hope Lutheran Church in Germanville.

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Yoder Continues to Rewrite Record Books

Posted: Sunday, January 14th, 2018 at 7:00 am

Iowa Mennonite School junior girls basketball standout Suzanna Yoder has already enjoyed an illustrious basketball career at IMS and finds herself among the top ten in program history in several categories.

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Youth Archers Compete for Demons

Posted: Sunday, January 14th, 2018 at 7:00 am

The Washington Middle School and Lincoln Elementary archery teams had a successful day last week at Solon for a tournament.

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Ione Burham

Posted: Sunday, January 14th, 2018 at 6:50 am

A Celebration of Life for 95-year-old Ione Burham of Washington will be observed Sunday, February 4th, 2018, at 2:30pm at the United Methodist Church in Washington, followed by a time of fellowship, food, and jazz in Fellowship Hall.

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Two Mid-Prairie Students Performing in SEIBA Honor Band Festival

Posted: Sunday, January 14th, 2018 at 6:24 am

Two Mid-Prairie students have been selected to perform at the Southeast Iowa Bandmasters Association (SEIBA) Honor Band Festival.

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Washington YMCA Receives $50,000 Donation

Posted: Sunday, January 14th, 2018 at 6:22 am

The Washington YMCA new building project has received a $50,000 donation.

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Birthday Winner Saturday, January 13th

Posted: Saturday, January 13th, 2018 at 7:58 am

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Posted: Saturday, January 13th, 2018 at 7:41 am

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Huskies and Cobras Travel to Hudson

Posted: Saturday, January 13th, 2018 at 7:00 am

The Sigourney-Keota Cobras and Highland Huskies will both be on the mat today at the Hudson Invitational.

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Bears Sweep Hawks

Posted: Saturday, January 13th, 2018 at 7:00 am

The West Branch Bears boys and girls basketball team took both ends of a River Valley Conference doubleheader Friday night in Wellman over the Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks.

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WACO Wrestling Host Tournament Saturday

Posted: Saturday, January 13th, 2018 at 7:00 am

It’s a wrestling filled day in Wayland when the Warriors host a 13-team tournament with area schools of Mid-Prairie and Lone Tree attending.

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Highland Takes Two from WMU

Posted: Saturday, January 13th, 2018 at 7:00 am

It was a battle of area teams in Winfield on Friday night and Highland came out on top by sweeping a double-header against the Wolves.

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Basketball Hedge Above Lawncare Athlete of the Week Addison Sprouse

Posted: Saturday, January 13th, 2018 at 7:00 am

This week’s Basketball Hedge Above Lawncare Athlete of the Week is Keota’s Addison Sprouse. The junior is averaging 13.6 points per game this season and led the Eagles to victory with 21 points over Colfax-Mingo last week. Congratulations Addison!