Articles by Karyn Spory
Managing Editor, Washington & Mt. Pleasant

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Blustery winds kept the snow moving long after it had stopped snowing on Tuesday, Feb. 12. On Highway 1, the blowing snow created an ocean-like effect as it moved off the road and ...

Wednesday, February 06, 2019

An ice storm that swept Southeast Iowa Tuesday, Feb. 5, left a sheet of ice across Washington. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory until 6 p.m., on ...

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

As an artic blast hits the Midwest Wednesday, temperatures plummet into negative double digits. The National Weather Service predicts wind chill values could drop as low as -45 ...

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Subscribers to The Washington Evening Journal will see their Wednesday paper a day later due to dangerously cold temperatures. ...

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Every fiber in my body was shaking. I wanted to give it a try, but everything in me was telling me 'no, not yet.' I took a deep breath to try and steady myself, but as I exhaled ...

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Wednesday, December 26, 2018

The smell of turkey, stuffing and all the trimmings spilled out of the church and into the fresh Christmas Day air as two men briskly walked through the doors and toward a running ...

Monday, December 17, 2018

We've moved! The Mt. Pleasant News closed an hour early on Friday, Dec. 14, in order to move to its new location, 119 W. Monroe St. The newspaper opened in its new space today ...

Friday, November 23, 2018

WAYLAND - Ron and Wendy Scarff stood at the door into the WACO High School cafeteria, greeting guests. 'Happy Thanksgiving. Welcome. Come on in,' Ron would say, shanking hands ...

Thursday, November 01, 2018

The staff at Elliott Realty again this year provided a special treat for Halloween as they dressed as zombies to recreate the dance from the music video of 'Thriller' by Michael ...

Monday, October 22, 2018

As the sun dipped below the horizon and time tiptoed toward the seven o'clock hour, Kate Wilson made her way to the starting line and began to stretch. She was literally glowing ...

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