Archive for February, 2010

State Senate Hopeful Clarifies GOP Candidacy

Posted: Friday, February 5th, 2010 at 6:51 am

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A Wayland man who’s running for a seat in the State Senate is clarifying comments he made about his candidacy as a Republican.

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Bio-Diesel Maker Comments on RFS2

Posted: Friday, February 5th, 2010 at 6:48 am

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New renewable fuel standards being handed down by the federal government is coming as good news to a local bio-diesel plant.

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Local Retailer Expects “Appliance Clunker” Program to Go Fast

Posted: Friday, February 5th, 2010 at 6:45 am

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Iowa is launching a program similar to “cash for clunkers,” except it’s for household appliances.

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Washington County Expected to Help out Fellow ISAC Member

Posted: Friday, February 5th, 2010 at 6:43 am

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It would appear that counties in Iowa stick together.

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M-P Anxious About State Budget

Posted: Friday, February 5th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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Mid Prairie is one of many school districts anxious about what will happen in the Iowa Legislature this session.

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WCHC Lifts H1N1 Visitor Restrictions

Posted: Friday, February 5th, 2010 at 6:24 am

As Iowa prepares for seasonal influenza, Washington County Hospital and Clinics is lifting its restrictions on visitors which were imposed due to the H1N1 threat.

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WCC Offering Basket Weaving Class

Posted: Friday, February 5th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Washington County Conservation Board is hosting a basket weaving class later this month.

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February 2, 2010

Posted: Thursday, February 4th, 2010 at 12:35 pm

Birthday Winner – Nic Williams of  Wayland

Anniversary Winners – Roger & Patty Greiner

Super Conference Girls Shootout Saturday

Posted: Thursday, February 4th, 2010 at 8:15 am

The Super Conference Girls’ Basketball Shootout will be on Saturday.

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Boys basketball pairings out for 1A and 2A

Posted: Thursday, February 4th, 2010 at 8:14 am

The Class 2A and 1A boys basketball district pairings have been released by the state association.

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Supervisors Continue Hashing Out Budget

Posted: Thursday, February 4th, 2010 at 6:51 am

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Washington County Supervisors continue to hammer-out next year’s budget

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Economic Index Up, Employment Stable

Posted: Thursday, February 4th, 2010 at 6:43 am

A report from the Iowa Department of Revenue shows and three month’s of consecutive increases in the state’s leading economic index.

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Couple Opening “Club” in Old JC Penny Basement

Posted: Thursday, February 4th, 2010 at 6:42 am

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Michael and Angela Jacobson address Washington City Councilors while requesting a liquor license

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The basement of the old JC Penny in Washington will again be a nightlife spot.

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DHS Looking for Volunteers

Posted: Thursday, February 4th, 2010 at 6:20 am

A volunteer recruiter for the Iowa Department of Human Services says she’s always looking for extra help, but could really use it now in light of the state’s fiscal status.

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Nutrition Expert Speaker at Learn at Lunch

Posted: Thursday, February 4th, 2010 at 6:18 am

“Food for Fitness and Fun” is the topic of this month’s learn at lunch.

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Extension Beef Cattle Clearinghouse Community of Practice Webinars

Posted: Thursday, February 4th, 2010 at 6:16 am

The Extension Beef Cattle Clearinghouse Community of Practice is having two webinars this month.

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Report Blames Climate Change for Severe Winter

Posted: Thursday, February 4th, 2010 at 6:15 am

A report from the National Wildlife Federation is blaming climate change on the unusually cold, wet winter seen in Iowa.

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February 3, 2010

Posted: Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010 at 10:44 am

Birthday Winner – Mel Jaspering

Anniversary Winners – Larry & Jan Knebel

Darlene Sojka

Posted: Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010 at 9:56 am

Funeral services for 81 year old Darlene Sojka of Washington will be held at 2:00pm Saturday (2/6) at the Jones Eden Funeral Home in Washington.  Burial will take place at Elm Grove Cemetery.  Visitation will begin at 12:00pm Friday (2/5) at Jones Eden Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 6 until 8pm.  A memorial has been established to the Washington County Hospital Foundation.

New football districts released

Posted: Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010 at 8:20 am

The new football districts are out and for the first time the Washington Demons will not be in the same district as Mount Pleasant and Fairfield.

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