Archive for September, 2009

School; Public Health Discuss Flu Season

Posted: Thursday, September 17th, 2009 at 5:09 am

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People who come down with the flu this fall will probably never know whether it’s the seasonal or H1N1 strain.

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Enrollment Up at Kirkwood

Posted: Thursday, September 17th, 2009 at 5:07 am

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Enrollment at Kirkwood Community College is up by more than 17 percent

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U of I Makes U.S. News Top 50

Posted: Thursday, September 17th, 2009 at 5:05 am

The University of Iowa is being honored by US News and World Report

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Local Plant Breeder Comments on Norman Borlaug

Posted: Thursday, September 17th, 2009 at 5:03 am

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A local plant breeder says the impact that the late Norman Borlaug

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Asphalt Prep. Limits Acess to Washington Square

Posted: Thursday, September 17th, 2009 at 5:03 am

The highlighted intersections will be closed through Sept. 28

The highlighted intersections will be closed through Sept. 28

The north side of Washington’s downtown area will be closed to motor vehicle traffic

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Conservation Board Plans Halloween Hike

Posted: Thursday, September 17th, 2009 at 5:01 am

The Washington County Conservation Board is planning a Halloween Hike

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8 Washington Artists on SE Iowa Studio Tour

Posted: Thursday, September 17th, 2009 at 4:59 am

Eight local artists will represent Washington County at the Artists’ Studio Tour next month.

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September 16, 2009

Posted: Wednesday, September 16th, 2009 at 8:58 am

Birthday winner Collette Scott

IMS XC teams strong at EV

Posted: Wednesday, September 16th, 2009 at 8:15 am

The IMS cross country teams ran well at the English Valley Invitational yesterday

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IMS beats Warriors in three

Posted: Wednesday, September 16th, 2009 at 8:14 am

IMS volleyball team beat WACO in three games

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Demons struggle at Keokuk

Posted: Wednesday, September 16th, 2009 at 8:12 am

The Washington Demon volleyball team struggled from the start

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H1N1 Found at Stewart

Posted: Wednesday, September 16th, 2009 at 6:52 am

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A diagnosed case of the H1N1 influenza has been discovered at Washington’s Stewart Elementary School.

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Rosien: Zoning may have Prevented Construction in Flood Plane

Posted: Wednesday, September 16th, 2009 at 5:05 am

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A Washington County Supervisor says recent flooding at a rural subdivision is an example of how the county could benefit from zoning.

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Washington Library Moves to New Facility this Weekend

Posted: Wednesday, September 16th, 2009 at 5:04 am

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The Washington Public Library makes the move to its new facility this weekend.

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Washington Council Expected to Hire Architect for Bandstand Project

Posted: Wednesday, September 16th, 2009 at 5:03 am

Washington City Councilors are slated to hire a contractor for Central Park Bandstand renovation project at tonight’s (9/16) meeting.

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Iowa Congressmen Push Resolution to Honor Borlaug

Posted: Wednesday, September 16th, 2009 at 5:02 am

Several Iowa Congressmen are pushing a resolution to honor the life work of Hawkeye State native Norman Borlaug.

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Loebsack Rep. to Hold Office Hours

Posted: Wednesday, September 16th, 2009 at 5:01 am

One of Congressman Dave Loebsack’s top aides will again hold office hours to discuss health care.

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Family Science Night at Lincoln

Posted: Wednesday, September 16th, 2009 at 5:00 am

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Students at Lincoln School in Washington and their families are invited to learn more about the science of paper airplane flight.

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Senate Internship for College Students

Posted: Wednesday, September 16th, 2009 at 4:59 am

A State Senator from Fairfield wants students

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Volunteer Program at WHS

Posted: Wednesday, September 16th, 2009 at 4:58 am

Students at Washington High School are being encouraged to volunteer in the community. Principal Shane Ehresman says the Silver Cord Service Commendation will recognize students who have contributed to the community by offering them scholarships and other opportunities. Ehresman says students who complete the program will receive silver cords to wear during graduation and will be recognized in the commencement program. For more information, contact the Washington High School.