Sunday, May 31, 2009

Washington Co Historical Society Launches website

Washington County's Historical Society is launching a website. Board member Terry Oneill says they decided to put some of their content online so tourists can plan a trip through Washington County's historical landmarks. Oneill says there's no real centralized archive of historical information about Washington County. He's hoping this website will change that. The site can be visited at

Babysitting Basics

Washington County Extension will be offering a second Babysitting Basics course June 15-19. Nancy Adrian with the Extension office says the course will cover topics such as age appropriate toys, activities, safety information, and first aid procedures. Adrian says the course is available for both boys and girls completing 5th grade and above. Registration forms can be picked up at the Extension office and are due by June 5 along with a $25 fee. For questions, contact Nancy Adrian at 653-4811.

Kalona City Council

The Kalona City Council will be meeting tomorrow in the Kalona Public Library. Items on the agenda include discussion of the farmers market, approval of cigarette permits for local stores, and discussion for the issuing of a liquor license for Tuscan Moon Grill. The meeting will be held in the librarys meeting room at 7:30 pm.

Jefferson Co. Board of Supervisors

The Jefferson County Board of Supervisors will be holding an open meeting on tomorrow. The meeting will be held in the first floor meeting room of the Jefferson County Courthouse in Fairfield. Items on the tentative agenda include a meeting with the county engineer and attorney, discussion of a fireworks permit, and consideration of a disposal system contract. There will be an opportunity for comments from the public.