Archive for June, 2018

Supervisors to Meet Tuesday Morning

Posted: Sunday, June 17th, 2018 at 6:20 am

Two items remain as carry overs on this week’s Washington County Board of Supervisors agenda.

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Evelyn M. Adam

Posted: Saturday, June 16th, 2018 at 12:44 pm

Funeral services for 94-year-old Evelyn M. Adam will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 20th at Mother Cabrini Catholic Church.

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Dodici Trinity Birthday and Anniversary Show Winners Saturday, June 16th

Posted: Saturday, June 16th, 2018 at 8:00 am

Lonnie Milligan

Highland baseball/softball split

Posted: Saturday, June 16th, 2018 at 7:32 am

The Highland Husky baseball and softball teams took to the road to face Louisa-Muscatine last night, with softball losing and baseball picking up a win.

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Swantz Set For All-Star Cup

Posted: Saturday, June 16th, 2018 at 7:00 am

Iowa Mennonite School Senior soccer standout Isaiah Swantz has been selected to participate in Saturday’s Iowa High School East/West Soccer All-Star Cup.

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Demons and Golden Hawks Take Rivalry To Big Stage

Posted: Saturday, June 16th, 2018 at 7:00 am

Busch Stadium in St. Louis is the site Saturday for the latest chapter in the Washington/Mid-Prairie baseball rivalry.

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WANTED

Posted: Saturday, June 16th, 2018 at 6:52 am

Looking for old metal chest type tool boxes.
With or without tools. Older the better.
319-461-0745

Avoid Heat Illness, Stay Hydrated, Keep Cool

Posted: Saturday, June 16th, 2018 at 6:29 am

The heat index today and tomorrow is expected to reach 105 degrees according to the National Weather Service.

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Conservation Board Awards Contract for Kewash Nature Trail TAP Project

Posted: Saturday, June 16th, 2018 at 6:27 am

A contract was awarded for the Kewash Nature Trail spur project by the Washington County Conservation Board this week.

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Severe Drought Now in Iowa

Posted: Saturday, June 16th, 2018 at 6:25 am

More severe drought conditions have crept into southern Iowa in the last week.

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Mini Grant Applications Due Soon for WCRF

Posted: Saturday, June 16th, 2018 at 6:25 am

Area nonprofit organizations have until the end of the day Wednesday to apply for mini grants from the Washington County Riverboat Foundation.

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Summer Reading Prevents Loss of Skill in Children

Posted: Saturday, June 16th, 2018 at 6:23 am


Libraries rock this time of year with summer reading programs.

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Strawberry Harvest Underway in Iowa

Posted: Saturday, June 16th, 2018 at 6:21 am


Contributed photo

Iowa’s strawberries are reaching their peak seasons.

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Local Road Construction Projects Planned in State Transportation Improvement Program

Posted: Saturday, June 16th, 2018 at 6:20 am

Several planned road construction projects in southeast Iowa are confirmed to continue as the Iowa Transportation Commission approved the fiscal year 2019-2023 Iowa Transportation Improvement Program.

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Keota School Cafeteria Being Renovated to Café Style

Posted: Saturday, June 16th, 2018 at 6:20 am

Keota Schools will be seeing an aesthetic improvement next fall.

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Blood Drive

Posted: Friday, June 15th, 2018 at 9:22 pm

Title: Blood Drive
Description: Washington County Fair will host a community blood drive from 3-5:30 p.m. on Tuesday July 17 inside the donor bus. To donate call 800-747-5401 or visit bloodcenterimpact.org and use code 1862 to locate the drive.
Date: 2018-07-17

Dairy Alumni Showmanship

Posted: Friday, June 15th, 2018 at 9:22 pm

Title: Dairy Alumni Showmanship
Description: The 2nd annual Washington County Fair Dairy Alumni Showmanship Class will be held Tuesday July 17 after the dairy show at the Washington County Fair. All Washington County Dairy Alumni are invited to participate, entry fee is $5. Each participant will be provided with a 4-H or FFA member’s cow or heifer. Showmen will be asked basic dairy questions and will be judged on their showmanship skills. This event is a great way to support the dairy project, as well as acquaint current 4-H’ers with past 4-H’ers.
Date: 2018-07-17

Bucket Bottle Workshop

Posted: Friday, June 15th, 2018 at 9:22 pm

Title: Bucket Bottle Workshop
Description: Washington County 4-H’ers involved in the bucket bottle project area are invited to attend the summer workshop on July 10 at 7 p.m. at the fairgrounds to help both 4-H’ers and calves prepare for the fair. All bucket bottle exhibitors are also reminded of the July 1 Fair Entry registration deadline. For questions, call 319-653-4811.
Date: 2018-07-10

Bike Safety Event

Posted: Friday, June 15th, 2018 at 9:21 pm

Title: Bike Safety Event
Description: Riverside Area Community Club is hosting a bike rodeo and safety event on Sunday July 8 from 1-3 p.m. at the Riverside Casino and Golf Resort Events Center. Stop by for a bike safety course and light refreshments. Kids will be fitted with free helmets and have their bikes checked over, and taught information to make sure bike rides are safe and fun.

Date: 2018-07-08

Track and Field Reunion

Posted: Friday, June 15th, 2018 at 9:21 pm

Title: Track and Field Reunion
Description: The Columbus Community High School Track and Field Reunion is set for July 7 at 5 p.m. at the Thirsty Camel, north of Columbus Junction. Boys and girls team alumni, coaches, and fans are welcome to attend. Hal Prior and Mike Jay are putting together a booklet with the 1947-2018 history. Call 319-530-6775 with any questions.
Date: 2018-07-07