Washington County
526 results total, viewing 141 - 160

Honor Flight helps veterans get the recognition and gratitude they deserve

It was a long day — Dave Swartzendruber had to be at the Cedar Rapids airport by 5:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 21 and didn’t return to the airport until after 8:30 p.m. But in between, he … more

Riverside Auto Spa: One year under new owners

The Riverside Auto Spa was in disrepair, and it was unreliable — before the new owners took over last year, that is. Jill and Kevin Marshek and Renee and Dan Houser bought the business in … more

Mailed absentee ballots must be requested by Oct. 18

Absentee ballots for the Nov. 2 regular city/school elections to be held in Washington County will become available on Oct. 13 in the Washington County Auditor’s office. Requests for mailed … more

Brynn Younge of Wellman wins 2021 Iowa State Fair 4-H Market Hog Show

Brynn Younge of Wellman won the 2021 Iowa State Fair 4-H Market Hog Show. This was a record-breaking year for Iowa 4-H with over 840 market hogs competing for this championship. Younge is a member of … more

WCCB annual report shows effects of COVID-19 in increased use of trails

Despite the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic the Washington County Conservation Board (WCCB), despite fewer programs and attendance, had a productive year for fiscal 2020-21. In fact, as … more

Supervisors OK new well agreement with DNR

On Tuesday, Sept. 28, the Washington County Board of Supervisors approved a 28E Agreement with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources to deal with permits for private well construction, … more

Health Board sets interviews, hiring date for new administrator

If all proceeds as scheduled, the Washington County Public Health Department could have a new administrator in place by the end of October. The board, in an early morning special meeting on Tuesday, … more

Red Flag Horseless Carriage Tour stops in West Chester to see collection of gas pumps, signs

The Red Flag Horseless Carriage Tour started in England in 1896, but an offshoot of that tour has come to Iowa. The original tour traveled from London to Brighton, England and, since Iowa has a New … more

Pleasantview plans new construction, rennovation

Pleasantview is on the verge of new construction and doing major renovations on its campus, including building a 16-bed memory care unit, renovating rooms in the original building to become assisted … more

Kalona Fall Festival

Kalona celebrated the 49th Annual Fall Festival on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 24-25. more

Rural doctor’s goal: Prevent people from getting sick

“I never expected to be a physician living and working through a pandemic where we’re learning and treating a new infectious disease,” Dr. Ryan Flannery told me, when I asked him to … more

Wellman considers frisbee golf course

At Monday’s meeting, Wellman city council members agreed to study a proposal to build a frisbee golf course in the city’s North Park. A plan was put together several years ago by an … more

Washington K-9 officer gets new protective vest

Thanks to a donation from Vested Interest, a charitable non-profit, Washington County K-9 officer Dzamal has a bullet and stab protective vest.  The new armor is embroidered with “Gifted … more

Pleasantview to host online fundraiser November 5-6

The Pleasantview Benefit has been a tradition in the Kalona community since 1956 as the community supports Pleasantview Home. Unfortunately, the Covid-19 pandemic has caused the benefit to change … more

Kalona approves non-financial developers agreements

On Monday, Sept. 20, the Kalona City Council approved a parcel split for land at the corner of Highway 1 and Highway 22, as well as two non-financial developers’ agreements for use of the … more

Mural in progress at Mid-Prairie Home School Assistance Program greenhouse

This is the second year the Mid-Prairie Homeschool Assistance Program’s Roots and Shoots club has conducted its fall mum sale. Organizer Laura Mallory, a teacher with the Homeschool Assistance … more

Armyworms come for Iowa lawns

Armyworms have come to Iowa. Fall armyworms might show up in the state on any given year, but Rebecca Vittetoe, field agronomist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, said this is an … more

Everence Financial adds Chris Nachtigall, Jennifer Freeman to staff

There are two new Everence team members now in the office location at 301 5th Street, Kalona. Chris Nachtigall, Financial consultant, and Jennifer Freeman, Client Services Representative, have joined … more

Professional Proteins celebrates 20 years of organic processing

When I mention to people where I work, they often ask “where is that?” or “what do you guys do out there?”. Professional Proteins is the small mill north of Washington along … more

Washington Board of Supervisors OK EMSA council, by-laws

In less than a half-hour on Monday, Sept. 13, the Washington County Board of Supervisors formally approved the resolution for the county’s Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council (EMSA) … more
« Prev | 1 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 27 | Next »
Currently viewing stories posted within the past year.
For all older stories, please use our advanced search.