Archive for April, 2010

Loebsack Fires Back at Fox News Commentator

Posted: Tuesday, April 20th, 2010 at 7:25 am

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Eastern Iowa’s Congressman is firing back at a Fox News commentator who called flood recovery funds “government waste.”

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CSA Season is Approaching

Posted: Tuesday, April 20th, 2010 at 7:21 am

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press play to hear from Maury Sass

The distance food travels from the farm to the dinner table is getting shorter, thanks in part to community supported agriculture, or CSA.

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New Library Among Washington Projects Honored by Main Street

Posted: Tuesday, April 20th, 2010 at 6:44 am

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press play to hear from Main Street Washington’s Amy Vetter

Four projects in Washington are being honored by Main Street Iowa.

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WCSD Expected to Finalize Sale of 90 Acres

Posted: Tuesday, April 20th, 2010 at 6:41 am

Washington School Board members this week are expected to finalize the sale of the 90 Acres property to the city.

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KC STARR To Hold Town Hall on Teen Drinking

Posted: Tuesday, April 20th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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press play to hear from Prevention Educator John Turncliff

Keokuk County Schools Tactics for Alcohol Abuse Reduction or the KC STARR group is sponsoring a town hall meeting on the topic of teenage alcohol consumption.

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WACO Kindergarten Roundup

Posted: Tuesday, April 20th, 2010 at 6:25 am

WACO Elementary is having two kindergarten round up meetings this week.

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Preschool Parent Orientation at WACO

Posted: Tuesday, April 20th, 2010 at 6:24 am

Waco Elementary School is having a parent orientation session for parents of 2010-2011 preschool students.

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April 19, 2010

Posted: Monday, April 19th, 2010 at 2:20 pm

Birthday Winner – Zoey Ryan of Washington

Frances C. Custer

Posted: Monday, April 19th, 2010 at 11:51 am

Funeral services for Frances C. Custer, 84 of Wayland will be held Thursday, April 22, 2010 at 10:00AM the Beatty Funeral Home in Wayland with Pastor Linda Renkin officiating. Burial will follow at the Cottonwood Cemetery in rural Wayland. Visitation will be held Wednesday, April 21 from noon 8PM at the Beatty Funeral Home in Wayland with the family present from 5-8PM. A memorial fund has been established for the Humane Society. Frances died Monday, April 19, 2010 at the University Of Iowa Hospital following a brief illness.

Velna Irene Paxton

Posted: Monday, April 19th, 2010 at 10:54 am

Celebration of life memorial service for 89 year old Velna Irene Paxton of Packwood is at 10:0 Saturday (4/24) morning at Packwood Cemetery.

Fire Destroys Vacant Keota House

Posted: Monday, April 19th, 2010 at 10:52 am

A vacant home in Keota was destroyed by a fire early Sunday.

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Sigourney’s Klein wins 400 hurdles and long jump

Posted: Monday, April 19th, 2010 at 9:38 am

Sigourney boys track and field team got a nice day from one of their long jumpers and hurdlers on Saturday at Oskaloosa.

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Demon girls golf team opens conference play today

Posted: Monday, April 19th, 2010 at 9:36 am

The Washington Demon girls golf team opens conference play today.

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WPD to Step up Liquor Law Enforcement in Wake of Blankenship Death

Posted: Monday, April 19th, 2010 at 6:41 am

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press play to hear from WPD Chief Greg Goodman

Washington’s police chief says his department will step up its enforcement of liquor laws in response to a death outside of a local tavern last year.

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Supervisors to Learn more About Wind Farm

Posted: Monday, April 19th, 2010 at 6:39 am

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Washington County Supervisors this week will get an overview of a proposed wind energy project.

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Central Issuance for Iowa Driver’s Licenses Begins Today

Posted: Monday, April 19th, 2010 at 6:38 am


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press play to hear from Washington Co. Treasurer Jeff Garrett

Starting today, Iowans can no longer get their permanent driver’s licenses at county courthouses.

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Citywide Cleanup in CJ

Posted: Monday, April 19th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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The Columbus Junction city wide clean up day is this Friday.

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Post Office to “Stamp Out Hunger”

Posted: Monday, April 19th, 2010 at 6:23 am

Washington letter carriers are participating in the “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive next month.

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DAR To Host Genealogical Workshop

Posted: Monday, April 19th, 2010 at 6:22 am

The Washington County Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution is having a genealogical workshop this Saturday.

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Sigourney Officials Remind of Yard Waste Ordinance

Posted: Monday, April 19th, 2010 at 6:21 am

Officials in Sigourney are reminding residents to keep grass, twigs and other yard debris clear from the city streets.

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