Archive for May, 2018

Demon Girls Golf Wins State Again

Posted: Thursday, May 31st, 2018 at 6:28 am

The Washington High School girls golf team did it again, they won state.

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Four Area Cities to Take Part in Housing Demand Study, County Declines

Posted: Thursday, May 31st, 2018 at 6:27 am

Data will be collected in the four largest cities in Washington County regarding housing demand.

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Brighton ATM Broken Into Tuesday Night

Posted: Thursday, May 31st, 2018 at 6:26 am

An ATM in Brighton was broken into Tuesday night.

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Summer Classic Begins Today, Family Day Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, May 31st, 2018 at 6:25 am

With Washington students now officially on summer break, they can take part in the Summer Classic’s Family Day Friday.

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Washington County’s Population Grows

Posted: Thursday, May 31st, 2018 at 6:25 am

Five Washington County cities saw increases in population from 2016 to 2017.

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Wayland Man Damages Property After Denied Permission to Fish

Posted: Thursday, May 31st, 2018 at 6:24 am


Adam Hotchkiss

A Wayland man was arrested after damaging a horse trailer and gate Monday.

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Overall Temperatures Warmer than Normal for May

Posted: Thursday, May 31st, 2018 at 6:24 am

Despite the recent hot spell, temperatures for the month of May in Washington are overall below the record high.

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Riverside Approves Urban Renewal Area Amendment for TIF Incentives

Posted: Thursday, May 31st, 2018 at 6:20 am

The Riverside City Council took action on tax increment financing for a new housing development.

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Blood Drive

Posted: Wednesday, May 30th, 2018 at 11:50 pm

Title: Blood Drive
Description: Wayland Lions Club is hosting a community blood drive from 1:30-6:30 p.m. on Thursday June 14 inside the Wayland Community Center. To donate call 319-750-6117 or visit bloodcenterimpact.org and use code 5232 to locate the drive.
Date: 2018-06-14

Kalona Summer Reading program

Posted: Wednesday, May 30th, 2018 at 11:50 pm

Title: Kalona Summer Reading program
Description: Registration for the Kalona Public Library’s summer reading program is open until Monday June 11. There are many fun programs and activities planned for June and July. Stop by the library, pick up a reading kid, and fill out a registration form anytime the library’s open. For more information call 319-656-3501.
Date: 2018-06-11

Car Show

Posted: Wednesday, May 30th, 2018 at 11:50 pm

Title: Car Show
Description: The Sons of AmVets Squad 107 in Richmond will be having their 13th annual car, truck, and motorcycle show on Sunday June 10 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Date: 2018-06-10

Sheep Judging Workout

Posted: Wednesday, May 30th, 2018 at 11:49 pm

Title: Sheep Judging Workout
Description: Washington County 4-H is hosting a sheep judging project workout on June 10 at 5 p.m. All 4-H and FFA members interested in livestock judging are encouraged to attend. For more information call Washington County Extension at 319-653-4811.
Date: 2018-06-10

Cruise Night

Posted: Wednesday, May 30th, 2018 at 11:49 pm

Title: Cruise Night
Description: The Corn Country Cruisers will be having a cruise night on the square on Saturday June 9 from 5-9 p.m. All cars, trucks, and motorcycles are welcome. There will be a 50/50 drawing, food by American Legion Post 29 and music by DJ Ken Lindmeier. For more information call 319-461-9146.
Date: 2018-06-09

Music at the Mills

Posted: Wednesday, May 30th, 2018 at 11:48 pm

Title: Music at the Mills
Description: Mills Seed Co. and the Southeast Iowa Folk Club present Ryne Doughty on Saturday June 9 at 7:30 p.m. Suggested cover charge is $10, BYOB. For more information call 319-461-1055.
Date: 2018-06-09

Keota Fun Days

Posted: Wednesday, May 30th, 2018 at 11:48 pm

Title: Keota Fun Days
Description: Keota Fun Days will be on June 8 and 9. Events include a fun run, parade, kids games, garden tractor pull, horseshoe tournament and more.
Start Date: 2018-06-08
End Date: 2018-06-09

Golf Fundraiser

Posted: Wednesday, May 30th, 2018 at 11:47 pm

Title: Golf Fundraiser
Description: Washington Chamber of Commerce is hosting a men’s golf fundraiser on Friday June 8 with tee times at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. and two man best shot. To register email alisha@washingtoniowa.org.
Date: 2018-06-08

Pesticide Testing

Posted: Wednesday, May 30th, 2018 at 11:47 pm

Title: Pesticide Testing
Description: The Iowa Department of Ag and Land Stewardship will offer pesticide testing on Friday June 8 at the Washington County Extension office from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. For more information call Washington County Extension at 319-653-4811.
Date: 2018-06-08

SWCD Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, May 30th, 2018 at 11:46 pm

Title: SWCD Meeting
Description: The Washington Soil and Water Conservation District will hold their meeting on June 7 at 7:30 p.m. at the USDA office. The meeting is open to the public. If you need accommodations please notify Washington SWCD as soon as possible at 319-653-6654.
Date: 2018-06-07

Robotics Camp

Posted: Wednesday, May 30th, 2018 at 11:46 pm

Title: Robotics Camp
Description: The Highland Robotics Team the Finger Tightans is hosting its third annual Highland Robotics Summer Camp at the high school. Students entering grades 4-8 will enjoy three days of building and programming robots, and working as a team to learn about science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The camp is on June 5-7 from noon to 3 p.m. Find a link to register at highlandhuskies.org or email huskierobotics@gmail.com.
Start Date: 2018-06-05
End Date: 2018-06-07

Fishing Day

Posted: Wednesday, May 30th, 2018 at 11:46 pm

Title: Fishing Day
Description: The annual handicapped fishing day will be held at the upper pond at Marr Park on Wednesday June 6. Physically challenged citizens of all ages are invited to attend along with their helpers for a fishing outing among friends. Fishing begins at 9:30 a.m. with lunch provided at 11:30 a.m. Fishing equipment is provided but attendees can bring their own rods. For questions call 319-653-4912.
Date: 2018-06-06