Archive for June, 2018

FOR SALE

Posted: Wednesday, June 27th, 2018 at 8:42 am

Washer Sears Kenmore $150

GE Dryer $100

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FOR SALE

Posted: Wednesday, June 27th, 2018 at 8:42 am

1972  105 horsepower Chrysler Funster. It needs a steeeing cable, runs great. Seats nine passengers. Asking $2000 OBO 319-850-5327

Demons upset defending champs

Posted: Wednesday, June 27th, 2018 at 8:22 am

The Washington Demon softball team played their game of the season last night, upsetting defending 2A state champion Iowa City Regina in a 3-0 shutout.

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Demons welcome Central Lee to town tonight

Posted: Wednesday, June 27th, 2018 at 8:11 am

The Washington Demon baseball team will take to the diamond for one game at Dick Sojka Memorial Field tonight, welcoming in the Hawks of Central Lee.

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Dodici Trinity Birthday and Anniversary Show Winner Wednesday, June 27th

Posted: Wednesday, June 27th, 2018 at 8:08 am

Aimee Reed

Mid-Prairie Baseball Ready For Makeup With Indians

Posted: Wednesday, June 27th, 2018 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie baseball team has a makeup contest Wednesday with Camanche.

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Mid-Prairie Splits Softball Double Dip With Bears

Posted: Wednesday, June 27th, 2018 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie softball team hosted the West Branch Bears Monday night in Kalona, splitting a pair of River Valley Conference games.

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Mid-Prairie Softball Welcomes Prairie Hawks for Senior Night

Posted: Wednesday, June 27th, 2018 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk softball team will celebrate Senior Night Wednesday with a non-conference matchup with Cedar Rapids Prairie.

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Iowa Mennonite Baseball and Softball Makes Trip to MEPO

Posted: Wednesday, June 27th, 2018 at 7:00 am

The Iowa Mennonite School baseball and softball teams hit the road Wednesday for a doubleheader at Mediapolis.

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Man Cited After Leaving the Scene of an Accident, Boy Hit by Car

Posted: Wednesday, June 27th, 2018 at 6:28 am

A citation has been issued to a Washington man after a boy was hit by a car on the Washington square earlier this month.

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Engineer Looks at Federation Bank Building for the County

Posted: Wednesday, June 27th, 2018 at 6:27 am

A current bank building may be the future home of Washington County offices.

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Mid-Prairie Gathers Feedback on Building Transition

Posted: Wednesday, June 27th, 2018 at 6:27 am

A year after the Mid-Prairie School District made the elementary equalization building transition, they have gathered teachers’ input on the first year after the change.

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West Chester Man Charged with Assault on Peace Officer

Posted: Wednesday, June 27th, 2018 at 6:26 am

A West Chester man was arrested for assault on a peace officer Tuesday night.

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Affordable Housing and Rental Rates Not Lining Up in Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, June 27th, 2018 at 6:25 am

In Iowa 37% of households are unable to afford the cost of living in the state, according to a report from the United Way.

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No Suspect Information Released on Packwood Bank Robbery

Posted: Wednesday, June 27th, 2018 at 6:24 am

An investigation remains ongoing into a bank robbery that occurred in Packwood earlier this month.

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Washington Man Arrested for Indecent Contact

Posted: Wednesday, June 27th, 2018 at 6:24 am

A Washington man was arrested Tuesday evening for indecent contact with a child.

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View Stained Glass Restoration at Clear Creek Heritage Association BBQ Cook Off

Posted: Wednesday, June 27th, 2018 at 6:20 am

A church-turned community center will be celebrating several occasions at their annual cook off this Saturday.

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Cookbook Club

Posted: Wednesday, June 27th, 2018 at 2:43 am

Title: Cookbook Club
Description: The Wellman-Scofield Public Library is hosting a cook book club event on Friday July 20 at 2 p.m. For their first meeting they will be looking at Wanda Brunstetter’s Amish Cooking Class Cookbook. Participants are asked to prepare a recipe from the book to share with the group. We will be tasting recipes and discussing the book. Ask at the library desk for a copy of the recipe of your choice.
Date: 2018-07-20

Taste of CJ

Posted: Wednesday, June 27th, 2018 at 2:42 am

Title: Taste of CJ
Description: The third Taste of Columbus Junction event will be held on Wednesday July 11 from 6-8 p.m. at the Monkey Run Park shelters and the Swinging Bridge Park. There will be food and family fun activities and emergency vehicles to view and enjoy. Friends of the Columbus Junction Public Library will install a storybook hike on the Monkey Run Trail, the book Jack McDonald Takes a Hike will be displayed along the trail in English, Spanish, and Chin. A donation of $5 per person and $20 per family is suggested with proceeds going towards improvements at the Swinging Bridge Park. Tickets can be purchased in advance at City Hall or at the United Methodist Church or at the Monkey Run Park on the day of the event.
Date: 2018-07-11

Organic Weed Control

Posted: Wednesday, June 27th, 2018 at 2:41 am

Title: Organic Weed Control
Description: Nelson Smith is hosting a Practical Farmers of Iowa field day on organic weed control on Wednesday July 11 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on his farm near Brighton. The event is free to attend and will include a light lunch after the field day. RSVP by calling 515-232-5661 or email debra@practicalfarmers.org.
Date: 2018-07-11