Today's Front Page for May 27th, 2016


Today's Local News

Posted: Friday, May 27th, 2016 at 6:29 am


Washington High School’s annual Senior Night was held at the Washington Community Center Thursday to present members of the class with scholarships, academic honors, and recognized for musical and athletic accomplishments. Photo by Sally Hart

Washington High School students in the Class of 2016 who are graduating this Sunday were honored Thursday.

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Posted: Friday, May 27th, 2016 at 6:28 am

The Highland School District received not one, but two grants from the Washington County Riverboat Foundation.

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Posted: Friday, May 27th, 2016 at 6:24 am

Washington County’s unemployment rate in April is one of the nine lowest rates in the state.

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Posted: Friday, May 27th, 2016 at 6:24 am


A bass caught in Washington County. Photo courtesy of Will Hart

As anglers head out to enjoy the outdoors over Memorial Day weekend, it’s important to know regulations on fishing.

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Posted: Friday, May 27th, 2016 at 6:23 am

In Iowa, 125 people have died in crash-related deaths so far this year, 21 of which have been just this month.

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Today's Local Sports

Posted: Friday, May 27th, 2016 at 7:00 am

After earning their first victory under new head coach Ben Obermann earlier this week, the Washington Demon softball team (1-1 overall) opens up Southeast Conference play today.

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Posted: Friday, May 27th, 2016 at 7:00 am

The Iowa Mennonite School baseball team opens 2016 tonight when they travel to Mediapolis.

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Posted: Friday, May 27th, 2016 at 7:00 am

The top eight Class 1A boys’ golf teams will battle for state bragging rights today at Jester Park in Granger.

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Posted: Friday, May 27th, 2016 at 7:00 am

The Iowa Mennonite School softball team is set to take the field for the first time in 2016 tonight when they travel to Mediapolis.

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Today's Funeral Announcements

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