Archive for March, 2010

Pesticide Application Training Being Offered

Posted: Saturday, March 13th, 2010 at 5:33 am

Private pesticide applicator training is March 31st at the Washington County Extension Office located on the fairgrounds.

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Redlinger second in high jump at Demon Indoor

Posted: Friday, March 12th, 2010 at 8:07 am

The boys’ indoor track season kicked off yesterday with the Demon Indoor at the University of Iowa Recreation Center.

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State basketball champship games set for 1A, 2A, 3A

Posted: Friday, March 12th, 2010 at 8:06 am

The Pella Little Dutch used a third quarter comeback to beat Mount Pleasant in the 3A semifinals at the Boys State Basketball Tournament in Des Moines.

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WCSD Proposes nearly $1 Hike in Tax Levy

Posted: Friday, March 12th, 2010 at 6:50 am

The Washington School District is expected to increase its tax levy by nearly one-dollar in the coming fiscal year.

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CJ Still Vulnerable to Flooding

Posted: Friday, March 12th, 2010 at 6:49 am

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press play to hear from CJ City Councilman Harold Prior

Many area rivers are at or above flood stage, and a city councilor from Columbus Junction says they are just as vulnerable to flooding as they were in 2008.

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Supervisors Budget Addtional $100K for Ambulance Service

Posted: Friday, March 12th, 2010 at 6:44 am

Washington County is setting aside an additional $100,000 in next year’s budget for ambulance service.

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Washington Co. Unemployment Up

Posted: Friday, March 12th, 2010 at 6:42 am

Washington County’s unemployment rate jumped by nearly a percentage point in January to 6.8 percent.

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Schmitz Makes Relection Bid Official

Posted: Friday, March 12th, 2010 at 6:40 am

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State Senator Becky Schmitz has made her reelection campaign official.

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Conlin to Visit Washington

Posted: Friday, March 12th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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An attorney from Des Moines who’s vying for Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley’s job is planning a visit to Washington.

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Part of Old 34 to be Closed

Posted: Friday, March 12th, 2010 at 6:25 am


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Part of old U.S. 34 will be closed next week for a bridge replacement project.

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Former Crawfordsville Clerk Charged with Theft, Misconduct

Posted: Thursday, March 11th, 2010 at 12:01 pm

The former Crawfordsville city clerk has been arrested.

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March 14, 2010

Posted: Thursday, March 11th, 2010 at 11:31 am

Birthday Winner – Ava Jo Wolf of Keota

March 11

Posted: Thursday, March 11th, 2010 at 9:39 am

Birthday Winner – Shirley Yoder, Kalona
Anniversary Winner – Francisco and Lupe Hererra, Washington

Boys’ Demon Indoor today

Posted: Thursday, March 11th, 2010 at 7:44 am

The Washington Demon boys track and field team will get to step onto the track for their first meet of the season today.

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Panthers meet Pella in semifinal round

Posted: Thursday, March 11th, 2010 at 7:42 am

The Iowa Boys’ State Basketball Tournament continues today with 1A, 2A, and 3A semifinal games.

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Alliant Proposes 14% Electric Rate Hike

Posted: Thursday, March 11th, 2010 at 7:09 am

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Alliant Energy is asking state regulators to allow them to raise their electric rates by roughly 14%

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Detailed Plans Revealed for new WHS

Posted: Thursday, March 11th, 2010 at 6:58 am

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press play to hear from Vitus Bering of SVPA Architects
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Press play to hear from Washington resident Tom English

A clearer picture has emerged of what Washington’s new high school might look.

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County Tax Levy to Increase by $0.05

Posted: Thursday, March 11th, 2010 at 6:45 am

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press play to hear from BOS Chair Jim Miksch

Washington County’s property tax levy will increase by five cents next fiscal year.

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Crawfordsville Loaned $407K for Water System Upgrades

Posted: Thursday, March 11th, 2010 at 6:41 am

Crawfordsville is taking out a $407,000 loan to make improvements to its drinking water system.

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Hospice to Recognize Volunteers

Posted: Thursday, March 11th, 2010 at 6:39 am

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press play to hear from Hospice’s Jayme Colby

Hospice of Washington County is recognizing people who offer up their time next month.

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