Archive for October, 2011

Counterfeit Bills in Kalona

Posted: Friday, October 28th, 2011 at 6:26 am

Casey’s General Store notified the Kalona Chamber of Commerce that they had received a counterfeit 20 dollar bill on Wednesday.

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Event Being Held to Wrap Up Red Ribbon Week

Posted: Friday, October 28th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Hamakua Place is holding a special event tonight to wrap up the events of Red Ribbon Week.  

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Washington County 4-H Members Place at Ak-Sar-Ben

Posted: Friday, October 28th, 2011 at 6:24 am

Washington County 4-H members participated in Ak-Sar-Ben livestock competitions recently in Omaha, Nebraska.  

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Newly Proposed Laws for Farm Minors

Posted: Friday, October 28th, 2011 at 6:23 am

The Department of Labor is proposing new rules that would restrict the work minors can do on farms.

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Coats for Kids Collection Drive Successful

Posted: Friday, October 28th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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Students at Stewart Elementary in Washington have completed another coat collection drive.  

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Keokuk County Board of Supervisors Meeting

Posted: Friday, October 28th, 2011 at 6:21 am

The Keokuk County Board of Supervisors will hold their regular meeting on Monday.

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Demons Nearly Knock Off Union

Posted: Thursday, October 27th, 2011 at 8:03 am

In a time where lopsided opening round playoff games are not unusual, the Washington Demons and the Union Knights played what you’d think a playoff football game would be like.

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Beavers Bounce Golden Hawks

Posted: Thursday, October 27th, 2011 at 8:02 am

The Golden Hawks righted the ship somewhat in the second half but in the end a fast Wilton start was too much for Mid-Prairie to overcome Wednesday night.

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Lone Tree Advances, WACO Suffers Loss in Football Playoffs

Posted: Thursday, October 27th, 2011 at 8:00 am

The Lone Tree Lions were hosting Iowa Valley and it was Lone Tree crusing to a 49-7 win.

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Demon Volleyball Team Playing Maquoketa in Regional Semifinal Tonight

Posted: Thursday, October 27th, 2011 at 7:57 am

The Demon volleyball team continues postseason tonight in Tiffin against Maquoketa.

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Barbara Jones

Posted: Thursday, October 27th, 2011 at 7:04 am

Funeral services for 69 year old Barbara Jones of Brighton will be at 10:30 Monday at Brighton United Church.  

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Voter Pre Registration Due Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, October 27th, 2011 at 6:30 am

The Washington County Auditor is reminding voters who aren’t registered to do so by the end of the day tomorrow.

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Obesity Prevention Program Registration Due Today

Posted: Thursday, October 27th, 2011 at 6:28 am

The Washington County Obesity Prevention Task Force is preparing to give a program about obesity prevention next month.  

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Disaster Exercise Focusing on Tornadoes This Weekend

Posted: Thursday, October 27th, 2011 at 6:27 am

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Anyone participating in the Community Emergency Response Team or Washington County COAD have an opportunity to participate in an exercise to work together as part of a disaster planning and response team.  

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Auditor Releases Crawfordsville Report

Posted: Thursday, October 27th, 2011 at 6:26 am

The Auditor of State has released an audit report on Crawfordsville for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2010.

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Iowa 92 Resurfacing Completed

Posted: Thursday, October 27th, 2011 at 6:25 am

According to Iowa’s Department of Transportation, resurfacing of Iowa 92 in Keokuk County has been completed for this season.

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80 Iowa coaches have signed up for the Coaches Mentoring Challenge

Posted: Thursday, October 27th, 2011 at 6:24 am

80 Iowa coaches have joined the Coaches Mentoring Challenge, a campaign which has been spearheaded by Kirk Ferentz and Paul Rhodes of Iowa and Iowa State.

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Washington Marching Band Concert Tonight

Posted: Thursday, October 27th, 2011 at 6:23 am

The Washington High School Marching Band is holding its annual concert tonight.

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Last Day for Food Orders

Posted: Thursday, October 27th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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Today is the last day members of the Washington FFA Chapters are taking orders for fresh citrus.  

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Halloween Activities Start Tonight

Posted: Thursday, October 27th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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There are multiple options for area trick-or-treaters starting tonight.  

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