As the nation prepares to celebrate Memorial Day, a local state lawmaker is again touting Iowa’s status as the first in the nation to approve all 10 of the quality of life measures requested by the Department of Defense.
Funeral services for 87 year old Mildred E. Sands of Washington will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 1 at Jones-Eden Funeral Home in Washington. Burial will take place at the Oregon Township Cemetery in Ainsworth. Visitation will begin at 12 p.m. on Monday, May 31 at Jones-Eden Funeral Home with family visitation from 6 to 8 on Monday evening. A memorial has been established to Cotter Presbyterian Church and Salem Welsh Presbyterian Church.
Does the state have too much control over what local government bodies can do? That’s the question answered by the two Republicans running for Washington County Supervisor in District 5 on today’s In Touch With Southeast Iowa Program.
The Keokuk County Extension is offering a program aimed at connecting kids and their parents by enjoying the outdoors this summer. It’s called the Nature Explore Families’ Club. According to the Extension, research shows that children benefit greatly from connecting with nature. Those benefits include increased math and science skills, and enhanced motor skills. The Club meets the second Sunday of each month beginning Sunday afternoon, June 13th at 1:00 at Lake Belva Deer near the pond. All family members, of all ages, are invited to participate. To find out how to register, contact the Keokuk County Extension Office.
The two Republicans vying for their party’s nomination for Washington County Supervisor in district 5 discuss veteran’s affairs and the proposed wind farm on today’s In Touch With Southeast Iowa Program.