Archive for July, 2018

Kalona City Council Meets Monday

Posted: Sunday, July 15th, 2018 at 6:24 am

A resolution for a temporary closing of streets for RAGBRAI on July 26th and 27th will be looked at by the Kalona City Council at their next meeting.

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Kimberly Sue Campbell

Posted: Sunday, July 15th, 2018 at 6:22 am

Funeral Services for 45-year-old Kimberly Sue Campbell of Iowa City will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 19th at the First Church of God.

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Blood Drive

Posted: Saturday, July 14th, 2018 at 4:32 pm

Title: Blood Drive
Description: There will be a community blood drive at the United Presbyterian Church in Washington on Thursday August 16 from 1:30-6:30 inside the fellowship hall. To donate call 319-461-5268 or visit bloodcenterimpact.org and use code 154 to locate the drive.
Date: 2018-08-16

Princess/Superhero Day

Posted: Saturday, July 14th, 2018 at 4:31 pm

Title: Princess/Superhero Day
Description: Hospice of Washington County is hosting a princess and superhero day on Sunday August 5th from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Mary Marr Lodge at Marr Park in Ainsworth. Bring your little ones dressed as their favorite princess or superhero and join us for music, activities, food, and fun. A freewill donation is accepted for Hospice of Washington County. Call 319-653-7321 with any questions.
Date: 2018-08-05

Wrestling Camp

Posted: Saturday, July 14th, 2018 at 4:31 pm

Title: Wrestling Camp
Description: The Highland Wrestling Club is hosting a summer camp for grades K-12 on Tuesday July 31-Thursday August 2. Cost is $50. Contact Coach Derick Ball at 563-299-3933 for more information.
Start Date: 2018-07-31
End Date: 2018-08-02

Blood Drive

Posted: Saturday, July 14th, 2018 at 4:30 pm

Title: Blood Drive
Description: Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Keota is hosting a blood drive on Tuesday July 31 from 2:30-7:30 p.m. at the parish center. To schedule an appointment to donate call 641-636-2116.
Date: 2018-07-31

Movie Madness

Posted: Saturday, July 14th, 2018 at 4:30 pm

Title: Movie Madness
Description: Washington Public Library is hosting Movie Madness on Monday July 30 with a showing of A Wrinkle in Time from 1-2:45 p.m. This event is free for grades K-12.
Date: 2018-07-30

Brinton Film Fest/Ice Cream Social

Posted: Saturday, July 14th, 2018 at 4:30 pm

Title: Brinton Film Fest/Ice Cream Social
Description: The 22nd annual Brinton Film Festival and Ice Cream Social will be on Friday July 27 and Saturday July 28 at the Ainsworth Opera House Community Center. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the Brinton silent movies will be shown from 7:45-8:45 p.m. A freewill donation will be collected with proceeds going towards the opera house.
Start Date: 2018-07-27
End Date: 2018-07-28

Movie Madness

Posted: Saturday, July 14th, 2018 at 4:29 pm

Title: Movie Madness
Description: Washington Public Library will be hosting Movie Madness on Monday July 23 with a showing of Sherlock Gnomes from 1-2:30 p.m. This event is free for grades K-12.

Date: 2018-07-23

Open Show Entry Deadline

Posted: Saturday, July 14th, 2018 at 4:29 pm

Title: Open Show Entry Deadline
Description: The Washington County Fair Open Show will be accepting entries of numerous classes and hobbies such as baked goods, candies, canned goods, photography, art, woodworking, and more. Exhibits may be entered at the old school house on Sunday July 15th from 3-5 p.m. or Monday July 16th from 9 a.m.-noon. Entry fee is $.50 per entry, $5 for 11-20 entries, or $7 for 21-30 entries. More information can be found at the Washington County Extension website or by calling 319-430-0496.
Date: 2018-07-16

Birthday and Anniversary Winners – July 14, 2018

Posted: Saturday, July 14th, 2018 at 7:57 am

Birthday Winner – Susan Hazelett

There is no anniversary winner today.

Huskies’ season over after loss to HLV

Posted: Saturday, July 14th, 2018 at 7:00 am

The Highland Husky baseball team lost a close second-round game Thursday night, falling to HLV by an 8-6 score to end their season.

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Iowa Mennonite Plays for District Title

Posted: Saturday, July 14th, 2018 at 7:00 am

The Iowa Mennonite School baseball team is back on the diamond Saturday night in New London to face Burlington Notre Dame for the class 1A district 10 championship.

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Wildcats Honored For Athletic and Academic Performance

Posted: Saturday, July 14th, 2018 at 7:00 am

The Southeast Iowa Superconference recently released their academic all-conference teams for spring and summer sports.

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Severe Weather Action Team Brings Coverage of Storms Friday

Posted: Saturday, July 14th, 2018 at 6:28 am

Severe thunderstorms swept across Washington County Friday.

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Washington County Fair Features Week of Family Fun

Posted: Saturday, July 14th, 2018 at 6:27 am

The Washington County Fair gets underway on Sunday and continues through Friday. Activities this year include 4H shows throughout the week.

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Jones Homicide Deemed Premeditated

Posted: Saturday, July 14th, 2018 at 6:27 am


Clarence Pedersen

Two notes were found in the investigation of the suspicious death of Washington resident Ed Jones.

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Special Election for Crawfordsville City Council Seat

Posted: Saturday, July 14th, 2018 at 6:26 am

A special election will be held for a Crawfordsville City Council seat.

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Ten Percent of Eligible Voters Participate in Special Election

Posted: Saturday, July 14th, 2018 at 6:25 am

A total of 116 people voted in the Washington special election Tuesday.

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Southeast Iowa Still Lacking Moisture

Posted: Saturday, July 14th, 2018 at 6:25 am

The United States drought monitor released it’s latest report this week showing there are still areas in southeast Iowa dealing with dryer than normal conditions.

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