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Washington Girls’ Basketball Travels to Keokuk

Posted: Friday, December 19th, 2014 at 7:00 am

After a six day layoff, the Washington Demon girls’ basketball team (2-4 overall; 0-1 conference) returns to the court for a conference challenge against the Keokuk Chiefs (6-0 overall; 2-0 conference).

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Santa in Washington this Weekend

Posted: Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 at 12:40 pm

Christmas is only six days away and this weekend is last chance to visit with Santa in Washington before he goes to the North Pole to finish getting his sleigh ready for his journey next week.

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Upcoming Events For Mid-Prairie Sports

Posted: Sunday, December 14th, 2014 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie girls’ basketball team will be hosting two home games this week. On Tuesday, they will host Tipton at 6 p.m.

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Washington Girls’ Basketball Opens Conference Play in Fairfield Tonight

Posted: Friday, December 12th, 2014 at 7:00 am

The Washington Demon girls’ basketball team begins the conference season this evening.

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Mid-Prairie Takes Both Duals At Home

Posted: Friday, December 12th, 2014 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie wrestling team hosted their first wrestling meet of the season last night.

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Live Animal Christmas Play in its 40th Year

Posted: Thursday, December 11th, 2014 at 9:12 am

The 40th Annual Live Animal Christmas Play will be held in Washington this weekend.

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IMS Boys Basketball Triumphs Over Wapello

Posted: Thursday, December 4th, 2014 at 7:00 am

The Iowa Mennonite boys’ basketball got off to a fast start in their season opener Tuesday evening.

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Murphy Closing in on 100 Win Club

Posted: Thursday, November 27th, 2014 at 7:00 am

One Mid-Prairie wrestler is on his way to hit a big milestone this year.

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Man Considered Dangerous, At Large

Posted: Monday, November 24th, 2014 at 6:20 am


Tyler Craig Lind

A man who shot at deputies in Jefferson County remains at large and is considered dangerous.

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Mid Prairie Had Final Showing Before the Regular Season

Posted: Friday, November 21st, 2014 at 7:01 am

The Mid-Prairie girl’s basketball team had their final dress rehearsal on Thursday last night against Highland.

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Washington Represented at State 4-H Council

Posted: Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 at 6:21 am


Both Emma Stout and Kaitlin Hora received Leadership Awards at the recent 4-H Awards & Family Fun Night for showing leadership at the county and state level through their involvement with the State 4-H Council. (Photo courtesy of Washington County 4-H.)

Two Washington County 4-H’ers have been selected and inducted into the State 4-H Council.

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Sexual Abuse Charge Filed Against New London Man

Posted: Thursday, November 13th, 2014 at 6:23 am


A New London man could spend over 20 years in jail for sexually assaulting and holding a woman against her will.

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Vision Iowa Makes Award

Posted: Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 at 1:46 pm

Local leaders heard some good news this morning. The Iowa Department of Economic Development has notified Washington officials that a Vision Iowa Award has been granted to the Washington Area Performing Arts and Event Center project.

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Names Released in Fatal Plane Crash

Posted: Monday, November 10th, 2014 at 11:11 am

The Paulding County Ohio Sheriff’s Office has released the names of those killed in a plane crash in that county on November 6. The plane had stopped at the Washington Airport for refueling. Killed in the crash were the pilot, Dr. Michael McCarty, 59, and passengers Wayne Weiss, 65, and wife Rosalee Weiss, 62. All were from Grand Island Nebraska. The investigation regarding the cause of the crash is ongoing.

WANTED

Posted: Monday, November 10th, 2014 at 9:55 am

Used dog kennel 6 x 12

Call 641-670-1465

Cities Set Specific Times for Trick-or-Treating

Posted: Friday, October 31st, 2014 at 6:22 am

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Lone Tree Footballs Faces Familiar Foe in Playoff Opener

Posted: Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 at 6:59 am

The Lone Tree Lions’ football team is matched up a with a familiar foe in their postseason opener.

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Lone Tree Football Cruises Past New London, Play Lisbon in Postseason Opener

Posted: Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 7:00 am

The 11 seniors on the Lone Tree Lion football team closed their home on a positive note Friday night.

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Dale Swartzendruber

Posted: Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 9:27 pm

Funeral Services for 89 year old Dale Swartzendruber of Kalona are pending at the Yoder-Powell Funeral Home in Kalona.

FOR SALE

Posted: Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 10:10 am

Five dining oak chairs $6 each obo.

Call 319-314-6032