Archive for April, 2010

Loebsack to Visit Washington

Posted: Monday, April 12th, 2010 at 7:15 am
Congressman Dave Loebsack (D-Iowa 2nd District)Congressman Dave Loebsack (D-Iowa 2nd District)

Eastern Iowa Congressman Dave Loebsack is in Washington today

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92 To Close Temporarily in Muscatine

Posted: Monday, April 12th, 2010 at 6:56 am


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A portion of Highway 92 will be closed over the next couple of months in Muscatine. The Iowa Department of Transportation says the roadway will be closed between Hershey Avenue and Pine Street beginning today. They say traffic will be rerouted to a detour. The project is scheduled to be completed in early June.

Recession May Have Increased Local Toursim

Posted: Monday, April 12th, 2010 at 6:53 am

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press play to hear from the Washington Chamber’s Tim Coffey

The economic recession might have had silver lining for small communities such as Washington.

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April is Autism Awareness Month

Posted: Monday, April 12th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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press play to hear from Dr. Robin Plattenberger

April is Autism Awareness Month, and a local medical professional hopes society can overcome some of the stigmas surrounding the disorder.

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YMCA Starting Shooters Club

Posted: Monday, April 12th, 2010 at 6:22 am

The Washington YMCA is starting a program to teach young people about shooting sports.

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April 11, 2010

Posted: Sunday, April 11th, 2010 at 7:30 am

Birthday winner — Francis E. Miller of Washington

Four Arrested on Drug Charges in Fairfield

Posted: Sunday, April 11th, 2010 at 6:00 am

Two separate search warrants in Fairfield have led to four people being arrested on drug charges.

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Loebsack to Visit Washington Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, April 11th, 2010 at 5:58 am

Eastern Iowa Congressman Dave Loebsack is in Washington tomorrow as part of his “Child Nutrition Tour.”

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Keokuk Co. Launches “Code Red” System

Posted: Sunday, April 11th, 2010 at 5:56 am

Keokuk County has installed an ultra high-speed telephone communication service for emergency notifications.

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Washington County Supervisors to Hear about DHS Cutbacks

Posted: Sunday, April 11th, 2010 at 5:54 am

Washington County Supervisors this week will get a clearer picture of what the Iowa Department of Human Services reorganization will mean locally.

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April 10, 2010

Posted: Saturday, April 10th, 2010 at 8:53 am

Birthday Winner- Luka Valasco

Anniversary Winner- Stanley and Martha Chabal

Shorthanded Demons lose to Wildcats in soccer

Posted: Saturday, April 10th, 2010 at 8:35 am

The Washington Demon boys soccer team took an early lead against Columbus last night, but the Wildcats ended up coming back to win.

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Demon boys golf beat Lone Tree

Posted: Saturday, April 10th, 2010 at 8:26 am

The Washington Demon boys golf team was hosting Lone Tree for a dual last night and the Demons won with four guys shooting in the 30’s.

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Golden Hawk boys beat Wilton

Posted: Saturday, April 10th, 2010 at 8:25 am

The Mid-Prairie boys golf team was at Wilton and ended winning by 13 strokes.

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WHS Students Protest Teacher Cuts

Posted: Saturday, April 10th, 2010 at 7:15 am
Impromptu signs made by students at WHS (KCII NEWS)Impromptu signs made by students at WHS (KCII NEWS)

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Around 30 students staged a sit in Friday at the Washington High School in protest of cuts to the district’s teachers and other staff.

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Washington Co. DHS Office to Reduce Hours

Posted: Saturday, April 10th, 2010 at 6:45 am
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press play to hear from DHS Spokesman Roger Munns

The Iowa Department of Human Services office in Washington County is one of 23 across the state switching from full to part time hours.

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Thorius Seeks to Clear Up Misconceptions about Adopt a Road Program

Posted: Saturday, April 10th, 2010 at 6:41 am

The Washington County Engineer’s Office is hoping to clear up what they see as some misconceptions about the new Adopt-A-Gravel-Road program.

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Main Stree Holds to SWEEPS in Washington

Posted: Saturday, April 10th, 2010 at 6:40 am
Main Street Washington "SWEEPERS" in front of Curves in Downtown Washington (KCII NEWS)Main Street Washington "SWEEPERS" in front of Curves in Downtown Washington (KCII NEWS)

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Representatives Main Street Washington yesterday broke out the brooms to recognize two new additions to the downtown area.

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M-P School Board Slated to Adopt Budget

Posted: Saturday, April 10th, 2010 at 6:20 am

Mid-Prairie School Board is slated to adopt next year’s budget at the upcoming meeting.

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IMS Students Bring Home Medals from State FCCLA

Posted: Saturday, April 10th, 2010 at 6:19 am

Two IMS students brought home medals from this year’s FCCLA STAR Event Competition

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