Archive for December, 2011

Tracking Santa’s Location

Posted: Friday, December 23rd, 2011 at 6:26 am

Since 1955, the North American Aerospace Defense Command or NORAD has been tracking Santa.  

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Ministerial Alliance Helps in Raising Funds for Salvation Army

Posted: Friday, December 23rd, 2011 at 6:25 am

The Washington Ministerial Alliance has been working to raise funds for the Salvation Army this year.  

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Reminder to Shop Locally

Posted: Friday, December 23rd, 2011 at 6:24 am

While you are finishing up your holiday shopping this week, the Washington Chamber of Commerce is reminding you to continue to shop locally.  

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Waste Water Treatment Open House

Posted: Friday, December 23rd, 2011 at 6:23 am

The IDNR is hosting open houses across the state to inform small communities about their options for waste water treatment.

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Synthetic Drugs in Iowa

Posted: Friday, December 23rd, 2011 at 6:22 am

State Officials are pushing parents to warn their kids about the dangers of synthetic drugs. The most well known of these drugs is called K-2.

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Government Office Holiday Closures Reminder

Posted: Friday, December 23rd, 2011 at 6:21 am

KCII wants to remind you that many government offices will be closed today and Monday because of the Christmas holiday falling on a weekend.

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Crews Battle House Fire in Washington

Posted: Thursday, December 22nd, 2011 at 10:53 am

At 9:29 this morning, the Washington County Safety Center received several reports of a house fire in Washington.

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Solon Hosts Mid Prairie in Annual Rivalry Game

Posted: Thursday, December 22nd, 2011 at 8:20 am

Solon, IA – The Mid Prairie Golden Hawks travel to Solon tonight to finish off the first third of their season heading into the winter break.

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December 22, 2011

Posted: Thursday, December 22nd, 2011 at 8:07 am

Birthday winner — Grace Emry of Brighton

December 21, 2011

Posted: Thursday, December 22nd, 2011 at 8:07 am

Birthday winner — Joe McConnell of Washington

Anniversary winners — Joe and Mardi McConnell of Washington

City Council Approve First Reading of Ordinance Change

Posted: Thursday, December 22nd, 2011 at 6:30 am

The Washington City Council held the first reading of an ordinance amendment of changing streets in Washington.  

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Washington Resident Holding Book Reading Tonight

Posted: Thursday, December 22nd, 2011 at 6:28 am
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A local author is holding a book reading at the Washington Public Library tonight.  

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Presidential Hopefuls Make Stops in Washington Yesterday

Posted: Thursday, December 22nd, 2011 at 6:26 am

Two presidential candidates made stops in Washington yesterday in preparation for the Iowa Caucuses.  

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Salt Can Damage Yards and Plants

Posted: Thursday, December 22nd, 2011 at 6:25 am

We haven’t had any big snow or ice storms yet, but they will happen this winter, and you need to be careful when using salt to keep your driveway and sidewalks clear.

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Methamphetamine Busts in Louisa County

Posted: Thursday, December 22nd, 2011 at 6:24 am

On Monday the Louisa/ Washington County Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at 201 8th Street in Oakville, Iowa. Three arrests were made as a result of this search. 

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Iowa Department of Human Services Exploring Changes

Posted: Thursday, December 22nd, 2011 at 6:23 am

The Iowa Department of Human Services is looking at ways they can make long term changes to the way they investigate cases of child abuse.

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Applicator Training Happening

Posted: Thursday, December 22nd, 2011 at 6:22 am

The Washington County Extension is hosting an upcoming training program for commercial manure applicators.  

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Government Office Holiday Closures

Posted: Thursday, December 22nd, 2011 at 6:21 am

Many government offices will be closed tomorrow and Monday because of the Christmas holiday falling on a weekend.  

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William Lewis McGinnis

Posted: Thursday, December 22nd, 2011 at 5:09 am

Funeral services for 90 year old William Lewis McGinnis of Washington will be held at a later date.  A memorial has been established to Lending Hands or Halcyon House Good Samaritan Fund.

Roberta Musser

Posted: Wednesday, December 21st, 2011 at 1:24 pm

Funeral services for 95 year old Roberta Musser of Lone Tree will be held at 10:30 Friday at the United Presbyterian Church in Lone Tree.  

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