Military Display

Posted: Monday, May 8th, 2017 at 2:22 pm

Title: Military Display
Location: Louisa County Historical Society
Description: There will be a Military Display At Louisa County Heritage Center on Saturday, May 20, in honor of Armed Forces Day. The Louisa County Historical Society will host a military vehicle display in the parking lot of their museum on Hwy 61. The museum will also be open with new displays in the military room. A free will offering lunch will be served from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Date: 2017-05-20

Keota City Wide Garage Sales

Posted: Monday, May 8th, 2017 at 2:21 pm

Title: Keota City Wide Garage Sales
Location: Keota, IA
Description: Keota\’s Annual Community Wide Garage Sales are May 12th and 13th from 8:00am until 4:00pm on Friday the 12th and from 8:00am until noon on Saturday, the 13th. The event is sponsored by the Keota Community Club.
Start Date: 2017-05-12
End Date: 2017-05-13

Mother’s Day Brunch

Posted: Monday, May 8th, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Title: Mother\’s Day Brunch
Location: Unc & Neph\’s
Description: There will be a Mother\’s Day Sunday Brunch at Unc & Neph\’s in Washington on Sunday, May 14th. The brunch includes breakfast items like eggs, bacon, sausage, ham and dinner/lunch items like chicken, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, vegetables, desserts and more. The cost is 16-99 and 7-99 for those aged 5-12 and 5 and under are free. They will be serving from 10am until 1pm.
Date: 2017-05-14

Maker Fun Factory

Posted: Monday, May 8th, 2017 at 2:19 pm

Title: Maker Fun Factory
Location: Faith Baptist Church
Description: Faith Baptist Church in Washington is hosting the Maker Fun Factory for youth June 5th through the 9th. There will be experiments, games, snacks, adventures, and music. Register each day at 5:15pm with activities starting at 5:30pm with each day ending at 8:00pm. For more info, call 319-653-4728.
Start Date: 2017-06-05
End Date: 2017-06-09

Mid-Prairie FFA Members Participate at World Food Prize Iowa Youth Institute

Posted: Monday, May 1st, 2017 at 6:21 am

Sophia Norman and Creigh Rourke were named as Borlaug Scholars for their participation in the World Food Prize Iowa Youth Institute.

Two Mid-Prairie FFA chapter members participated in the World Food Prize Iowa Youth Institute at ISU on April 24.

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Kamp Kaleidoscope

Posted: Thursday, April 27th, 2017 at 1:17 pm

Title: Kamp Kaleidoscope
Description: Kamp Kaleidoscope is a one day camp designed to provide support and education to grieving school aged students and to help them understand more about grief and to normalize their feelings in a caring, supportive atmosphere. There will be a variety of activities throughout the day including small groups, music, memory making, and a closing ceremony that will include family members. Kamp Kaleidoscope will be facilitated by Iowa City Hospice bereavement counselors and trained volunteers. The camp will be held on Saturday, June 10th, from 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at River Community Church, 3001 Muscatine Ave., Iowa City. Registration is required. Call 319-351-5665 for more information or to register.
Date: 2017-06-10

Manure Applicator Program

Posted: Thursday, April 27th, 2017 at 1:16 pm

Title: Manure Applicator Program
Location: Washington
Description: Washington County Extension will reshow both the Commercial and Confinement Manure Applicator Programs on Friday, May 5, for those that were unable to attend a workshop. These programs are shown free of charge on the first Friday of each month in Washington. Applicators that need to schedule a reshow at any other time will be charged a $10 fee per person. The Commercial Manure Program will be shown at 8:30 am and the Confinement Manure Program will be shown at 1:30 pm at the Washington County Extension Office. Anyone not able to attend training or those who prefer to retest should schedule an appointment with their DNR field office to take the certification exam. Please contact the Washington County Extension Office at 319-653-4811 with any questions.
Date: 2017-05-05

Prescription Drug Drop-Off

Posted: Thursday, April 27th, 2017 at 1:15 pm

Title: Prescription Drug Drop-Off
Location: Washington, IA
Description: On Saturday, April 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, Washington Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA),will give the public its opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.  Bring your pills for disposal to the United Presbyterian Church parking lot, at 209 E Main St in Washington.  (The DEA cannot accept liquids or needles or sharps, only pills or patches.)  The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.
Date: 2017-04-29

Langwood Adventure Day

Posted: Thursday, April 27th, 2017 at 1:14 pm

Title: Langwood Adventure Day
Description: Langwood Adventure Day is Saturday, June 3rd from 8:00am til 1:00pm at Landwood Education Center. This free family event for youth ages 6 and up. Activity stations will be open from 8:00am until noon. A free lunch and raffle will take place from Noon until 1:00pm. Come for the high ropes challenge, canoeing, fishing, BB guns, archery, nature hikes and more. Pre-registration is required by June 2nd at noon. Register online at Louisa County Conservation dot O-R-G.
Date: 2017-06-03

Greenhorn Grazing

Posted: Thursday, April 27th, 2017 at 1:13 pm

Title: Greenhorn Grazing
Location: Mt. Pleasant
Description: Southeast Iowa producers who want to conserve natural resources while being able to optimize their forage and livestock production are invited to attend the 2017 Greenhorn Grazing series in Mount Pleasant. Workshops are scheduled for May 23rd, June 6th, 14th, 20th, and August 22nd. Meetings start at 5:00pm at the ISU Extension and Outreach Henry County office in Mount Pleasant. Cost is $60 for all the sessions. Participants are urged to attend all sessions, but fees for individual sessions are available upon request. The fee includes a meal and educational materials for each session.Producers are asked to register by May 19 by calling the ISU Extension and Outreach Henry County office at 319-385-8126 
Date: 2017-05-23

Benefit Lunch

Posted: Thursday, April 27th, 2017 at 1:11 pm

Title: Benefit Lunch
Location: West Chester
Description: Sunday, May 7th at the West Chester United Methodist Church from noon to 1:30 p.m. there will be a luncheon benefit for a free will donation for the family of 1-year-old Pierce Duvall who is fighting cancer. Please join us for lunch and help the family with medical bills.
Date: 2017-05-07

Syria Supper

Posted: Thursday, April 27th, 2017 at 1:10 pm

Title: Syria Supper
Location: Mt. Pleasant
Description: There will be a Soup for Syria Supper on Sunday, May 7th at the First Presbyterian Church in Mount Pleasant starting at 5:00pm. Area residents wanting to help Syrian families in refugee camps can do so with a free will offering. After the meal, an Oscar-Nominated 20-minute documentary will be shown titled, “4.1 Miles.” For info, visit the church\’s website at first preby online dot O-R-G.
Date: 2017-05-07

Mobile Clinic

Posted: Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 at 1:39 pm

Title: Mobile Clinic
Location: Columbus Junction
Description: There will be a free mobile clinic on Saturday, April 29th from 10:00am until 1:00pm at the Roundy Elementary School cafeteria in Columbus Junction. There will be blood pressure checks, cholesterol checks, wellness & sports physicals, and consultations. For more info, call 319-331-62-46.
Date: 2017-04-29

Iowa Soil & Water Scholarship

Posted: Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 at 1:36 pm

Title: Iowa Soil & Water Scholarship
Description: The 2017 Iowa Soil and Water Conservation Society Memorial Scholarship is available to qualified Iowa residents. They will be awarding two $1000 scholarships. The application and list of requirements is available online at iaswcs.org. The deadline to submit your application is June 30th.
Date: 2017-06-30

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, April 21st, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa, we’re talking with State Senator Rich Taylor (D) about the legislative session.

Spring Brunch

Posted: Thursday, April 20th, 2017 at 2:14 pm

Title: Spring Brunch
Location: Trinity United Methodist Church
Description: Trinity United Methodist Church will be having a spring brunch on Saturday, April 29th starting at 9:30am. Chuck Geertz from English River Outfitters will have a presentation on the Veterans helping Veterans organization. Trinity United Methodist church is located at 11 East 2nd street in Riverside.
Date: 2017-04-29

Highland Fine Arts Play

Posted: Wednesday, April 5th, 2017 at 9:58 am

Title: Highland Fine Arts Play
Location: Highland High School
Description: Highland Fine Arts presents \”Cooking Can Be Murder\” on Friday & Saturday, April 7 & 8 at 7PM in the Highland High School.
A death by poison has shocked the Remington County Fair participants. When Detective Biddle starts his sleuthing, a whole host of suspects appear to be guilty. This blue ribbon comedy is chock full of puns, sight gags, and ridiculous situations which will tickle you pink.
Start Date: 2017-04-07
End Date: 2017-04-08

Easter Egg Hunt

Posted: Wednesday, April 5th, 2017 at 9:56 am

Title: Easter Egg Hunt
Location: Brighton
Description: The Brighton Chamber will hold its annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 8 at 10:00 a.m. The Easter Egg Hunt will be held at the Brighton Ball field. There will be several age divisions, candy for all…and the Easter Bunny.
Date: 2017-04-08

John Hinkle

Posted: Tuesday, April 4th, 2017 at 5:06 am

Funeral Services for 90-year-old John Christian Hinkle, of Wayland be held at 10:00 AM Friday, (4/7) at the Independent Bible Church in Wayland.

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John Hinkle

Posted: Tuesday, April 4th, 2017 at 4:58 am

Funeral Services for 90-year-old John Christian Hinkle, of Wayland be held at 10:00 AM Friday, (4/7) at the Independent Bible Church in Wayland.

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