Archive for July, 2018

Lone Tree rallies late, advances

Posted: Thursday, July 12th, 2018 at 7:00 am

The Lone Tree Lion baseball team took round one of the playoffs Tuesday, narrowly beating Iowa Valley by a 7-6 score.

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Iowa Mennonite Looks For Revenge in Rematch With Top Ten Tigers

Posted: Thursday, July 12th, 2018 at 7:00 am

The Iowa Mennonite School baseball team continues on the tournament trail Thursday night when they travel to New London to take on the Tigers.

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Highland advances, takes on HLV tonight

Posted: Thursday, July 12th, 2018 at 7:00 am

The Highland Husky baseball team won a thriller of a first-round match-up against Belle Plain Tuesday night by a score of 12-10.

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Jones Allegedly Murdered by Roomate With Prior Conviction

Posted: Thursday, July 12th, 2018 at 6:53 am


Clarence Dean Pedersen

More information has been released on a suspicious death investigation in Washington.

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Man Identified in Suspicious Death Investigation

Posted: Thursday, July 12th, 2018 at 6:29 am

More information has been released on a suspicious death investigation in Washington .

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Columbus Junction Pedestrian Fatally Struck by Car

Posted: Thursday, July 12th, 2018 at 6:28 am

A Columbus Junction pedestrian was killed in a one-vehicle incident Tuesday.

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Public Welcome to Attend 9/11 Mobile Museum Escort Saturday

Posted: Thursday, July 12th, 2018 at 6:26 am

The 9/11 Never Forget Mobile Memorial will be on display at the Washington County Fair July 15-17, and organizers are asking area residents to help welcome the mobile museum and the firefighters this Saturday.

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Young Gives Update on Radio Project

Posted: Thursday, July 12th, 2018 at 6:25 am

At the most recent meeting of the Washington County Board of Supervisors, board member Richard Young briefed the group on developments in the implementation of new emergency communications equipment.

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Rock N’ Ride Coming This Weekend

Posted: Thursday, July 12th, 2018 at 6:25 am

Saturday is the fourth annual Rock ‘n’ Ride in southeast Iowa.

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Washington School Board Reviews Previous Goals; Talks Future Procedure

Posted: Thursday, July 12th, 2018 at 6:25 am

The Washington Community School board used Wednesday’s meeting as a chance to look back and forward when it comes to goal setting for the district.

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WACO Hires Former Highland Superintendent

Posted: Thursday, July 12th, 2018 at 6:24 am

The WACO School District has found an interim superintendent for the 2018-2019 school year.

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Chief Wapello Days Hosts Free Family Entertainment, Youth Entrepreneur Sale

Posted: Thursday, July 12th, 2018 at 6:20 am

If you’re an aspiring baker, craft maker, or have a sharp mind for economics you could make a profit at Chief Wapello Days this weekend.

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Country Cruisers

Posted: Wednesday, July 11th, 2018 at 10:24 pm

Title: Country Cruisers
Description: The Corn Country Cruisers will be having a cruise night on the square on Saturday August 11 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: 2018-07-11

Jackpot Show

Posted: Wednesday, July 11th, 2018 at 10:23 pm

Title: Jackpot Show
Description: Lake Darling Saddle Club is having a jackpot show on Saturday August 4th at 4 p.m. Class entry fee is $4 per class plus $1 per contestant for office fee. Club memberships are $12 for single and $20 for family. For more information call 319-653-9138 or 319-777-6277.
Date: 2018-08-04

GOP Night

Posted: Wednesday, July 11th, 2018 at 10:23 pm

Title: GOP Night
Description: Washington County Republicans are hosting a GOP Family Fun Night at the Washington Square Park on Saturday August 4 from 4-8 p.m. Washington County Pork Producers will be serving pork burgers, chips, and drinks. There will be live music, a bouncy house, games, and speakers. Preregister on Eventbrite at Washington County GOP.
Date: 2018-08-04

Bonus Round Bingo

Posted: Wednesday, July 11th, 2018 at 10:22 pm

Title: Bonus Round Bingo
Description: Each child that completes the Bonus Round Bingo Card will get to attend the Reading Extravaganza on August 6th at 1 p.m. at the Washington Public Library. Each reader will be put in a drawing for some bonus prizes. Pick up your bonus card at the library, cards are due July 31. This event is free for grades K-5.

Date: 2018-07-31

Sports Camp

Posted: Wednesday, July 11th, 2018 at 10:22 pm

Title: Sports Camp
Description: Faith Baptist Church in Washington is hosting Mega Sports Camp Team Spirit July 29-August 2 from 5-8 p.m. Activities include basketball, flag football, cheerleading, soccer, volleyball, and art. There is also basic sports training for kids Pre-K and kindergarten. Registration is at 5 p.m. with supper at 5:30 p.m. Register online at faithwashington.churchcenter.com.
Start Date: 2018-07-29
End Date: 2018-08-02

Sun Study

Posted: Wednesday, July 11th, 2018 at 10:21 pm

Title: Sun Study
Description: Washington County Conservation is hosting Sun Study Saturday July 28th at 10 a.m. at the conservation education center. Face the heat head on and discover all sorts of interesting facts about the sun. We’ll explore heat and light and do some experiments. If the weather is clear activities will include a solar oven. This event is free and open to all ages.
Date: 2018-07-28

Blood Drive

Posted: Wednesday, July 11th, 2018 at 10:21 pm

Title: Blood Drive
Description: There will be a community blood drive at the Louisa County Fair on Friday July 27 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. inside the donor bus at the fairgrounds. For more information call 319-212-1093.
Date: 2018-07-27

Hunter Education Course

Posted: Wednesday, July 11th, 2018 at 10:21 pm

Title: Hunter Education Course
Description: The Department of Natural Resources is hosting a hunter education course. The course will be offered at the West Chester Heritage Building on July 24th and 26th from 6:30-9 p.m. and on July 28th from 8:30-11:45 a.m. Attendance is mandatory at all sessions. Participants must be at least 11 years old to enroll. Register at the Iowa DNR website. For more information call 319-863-3091.
Date: 2018-07-24