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Manure Applicator Certification

Posted: Thursday, February 4th, 2016 at 11:29 am

Title: Manure Applicator Certification
Location: Washington County Extension Office
Description: The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources is offering a class for confinement site manure applicators to maintain or renew their certification. The class is on Tuesday February 16 at 6:30 pm at the Washington County Extension Office. For more information on the workshop call 319-653-4811.
Date: 2016-02-16

Positive Behaviors Workshop

Posted: Thursday, February 4th, 2016 at 11:29 am

Title: Positive Behaviors Workshop
Location: Washington County Extension Office
Description:
Child care provider trainings will be offered at the Washington County Extension office on On Saturday, March 19th and April 2nd, from 8:30 am – 3:00 pm. The workshop is called “Positive Behaviors – Learning to Get Along with Others” The registration fee is $20 for the series. Child care providers must attend both days. Registration deadline is Tuesday March 15. To register call 319-338-7684.

Date: 2016-03-19

Child Care Training

Posted: Thursday, February 4th, 2016 at 11:28 am

Title: Child Care Training
Location: Washington County Extension Office
Description: Child care provider trainings will be offered at the Washington County Extension office on Saturday February 20th from 8:30 – 11:30 am the workshop is called “PLAY to Read!” Registration is $10. Registration deadline is Wednesday February, 17. To register call 319-338-7684.

Date: 2016-02-20

Washington Community Theatre

Posted: Thursday, February 4th, 2016 at 11:27 am

Title: Washington Community Theatre
Location: Washington Community Theatre
Description: The Harp Players and Washington Community Theater will present the madcap comedy The Fox on the Fairway, by Ken Ludwig for its first play of the 2016 season. The play will be presented on March 11th, 12th, 18th and 19th at the Washington Community Center. For more information call 319-461-4812.
Date: 2016-03-11

4H Bucket Bottle

Posted: Thursday, February 4th, 2016 at 11:26 am

Title: 4H Bucket Bottle
Location: Washington County Extension Office
Description: 4-H’ers involved in the bucket bottle project are invited to attend an informational meeting on Thursday, February 25th, 7:00 p.m. at the Washington County Extension Office. This is an introductory meeting to the Bucket Bottle Project and will go over deadlines and requirements. For more information call 319-653-4811.
Date: 2016-02-25

Ready, Set Sew!

Posted: Thursday, February 4th, 2016 at 11:26 am

Title: Ready, Set Sew!
Location: Washington County Extension Office
Description: The Washington County Extension Office is offering a fourth session of the Ready, Set, Sew! The workshop will be held at the Extension Office on Saturday March 5 from 8:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Participants will learn basic sewing terms and basic use of the sewing machines. Registrations and the $5 fee for 4-Hers or $10 for non 4-Hers are due Friday February 26th to register call 319-653-4811.

Date: 2016-03-05

Winter Survival

Posted: Thursday, February 4th, 2016 at 11:25 am

Title: Winter Survival
Location: Washington County Conservation
Description: Washington County Conservation will host a class called Winter Survival on Friday February 12th at 10 a.m. Free program with the annual Valentine potluck to follow. Deadline to register is Monday February 8th. To register call 319-986-5067
Date: 2016-02-12

Your Money, Your Goals

Posted: Thursday, February 4th, 2016 at 11:24 am

Title: Your Money, Your Goals
Location: Washington County Extension Office
Description: “Your Money, Your Goals,” a 10 hour financial management course offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will be held at the Washington County Extension Office. Registration deadline is Wednesday February 10th with classes beginning on Tuesday February 16th To register, call(319) 653-4811.
Date: 2016-02-16

Kids Understanding Loss

Posted: Thursday, February 4th, 2016 at 11:23 am

Title: Kids Understanding Loss
Location: Iowa City Hospice Offices
Description: Iowa City Hospice invites children who have experienced the death of a loved one to attend Kids Understanding Loss, on Tuesday, February 9th, 2016. Parents and guardians can attend a separate adult bereavement group at the same time. Groups meet at Iowa City Hospice, 1025 Wade Street, Iowa City starting at 6 p.m. to register call 319-688-4217.
Date: 2016-02-09

UPDATE: House Fire in Washington

Posted: Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 at 2:47 pm


Crews work to extinguish a fire in a wall in a home in Washington. Photo by Sally Hart

Emergency crews responded to a house fire in Washington Wednesday afternoon.

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Demons to Battle Mustangs on Hardwood

Posted: Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016 at 7:00 am

The current three-game road swing for the Washington Demon girls’ basketball team (7-9 overall) continues tonight in Bloomfield.

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County Remains Well Prepared for Snow

Posted: Monday, January 25th, 2016 at 6:20 am

As Washington County reaches the midway point of the winter the county is still well prepared for winter weather events.

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Washington on 2016 RAGBRAI Route

Posted: Sunday, January 24th, 2016 at 6:32 am

Washington will be an overnight city on the 2016 RAGBRAI route as the cyclists tour beautiful southern Iowa.

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Time to Get Your Eyes Checked

Posted: Sunday, January 24th, 2016 at 6:25 am

January is glaucoma awareness month.

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Chicken and Biscuit Dinner

Posted: Tuesday, January 19th, 2016 at 10:36 am

Title: Chicken and Biscuit Dinner
Location: U.P. Church Washington
Description: The Optimist Club of Washington will host a chicken and biscuit supper February 4th at the U.P. Church in Washington starting at 4:30 p.m. Carry-outs will also be available. This new event will be a free will offering with all funds raised to be used for local youth projects.
Date: 2016-02-04

Langwood by Moonlight

Posted: Tuesday, January 19th, 2016 at 10:35 am

Title: Langwood by Moonlight
Location: Louisa County Conservation Center
Description: The Louisa County Conservation Board will present Langwood by Moonlight. The event will be a night time snowshoe adventure on January 26th from 6 to 8 p.m. Cost is $2 per person or $5 per family. Register to ensure snowshoe availability by calling 319-523-8381.
Date: 2016-01-26

2nd Annual Cook-Off Contest

Posted: Tuesday, January 19th, 2016 at 10:34 am

Title: 2nd Annual Cook-Off Contest
Location: St. Peter and Paul Church Clear Creek
Description: The 2nd annual cook-off contest at St. Peter and Paul Church at Clear Creek will be held Saturday, June 25th at 6 p.m. Cook registration for the cook-off contest is due May 1st. Entry fee is $100 with ribs, brisket and pork loin provided. Prizes are $350 in each category. For more information call 319-461-5900.

Date: 2016-06-25

2nd Annual Cook-Off Contest

Posted: Tuesday, January 19th, 2016 at 10:33 am

Title: 2nd Annual Cook-Off Contest
Location: St. Peter and Paul Church Clear Creek
Description: The 2nd annual cook-off contest at St. Peter and Paul Church at Clear Creek will be held Saturday, June 25th at 6 p.m. Cook registration for the cook-off contest is due May 1st. Entry fee is $100 with ribs, brisket and pork loin provided. Prizes are $350 in each category. For more information call 319-461-5900.

Date: 2016-05-01

BBQ Pork Dinner

Posted: Tuesday, January 19th, 2016 at 10:33 am

Title: BBQ Pork Dinner
Location: Upper Deer Creek Church Wellman
Description: The CrossWorks Youth Ministries of Upper Deer Creek Church in Wellman will have their annual BBQ Pork Dinner on April 3 from 12-2 at the church. Free will donations will be accepted. Proceeds will help with group expenses and missions.
Date: 2016-04-03

Hunting Heritage Banquet

Posted: Tuesday, January 19th, 2016 at 10:32 am

Title: Hunting Heritage Banquet
Location: Knights of Columbus Washington Hall
Description: The National Wild Turkey Federation will host the Hunting Heritage Banquet Saturday February 6th starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Washington. Reserve your tickets now they will not be available at the door. For tickets call Donald Pfeiffer at 319-653-4912

Date: 2016-02-06