Archive for March, 2012

Warm Weather and Allergies

Posted: Monday, March 19th, 2012 at 6:25 am

While many of us may have been enjoying the recent warm weather, there are some that could be suffering from allergies because of it.

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Volunteer Recruitment Training Reservations Due

Posted: Monday, March 19th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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A training date has been scheduled for COAD members related to volunteer recruitment later this month and reservations for this training are due today.  

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Kalona to Set Public Hearing on Subdivision

Posted: Monday, March 19th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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The Kalona City Council will meet tonight. They will set a public hearing date for Stables Subdivision, a proposed subdivision that has been discussed for the past several meetings.

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Youth Baseball Signup Going On

Posted: Monday, March 19th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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The Washington Y is holding registrations for spring baseball.  

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Columbus School Board Hearing Trip Requests

Posted: Monday, March 19th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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The Columbus Community School District will be meeting tonight to discuss the new school calendar among other things. They will hold a public hearing on the 2012-2013 calendar before taking action on it.

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Road Construction Begins Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, March 18th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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A road in Washington County is getting ready to be closed for construction.  

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Seat Belt Safety Program Ending Today

Posted: Sunday, March 18th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The Iowa Department of Public Safety and the Washington County Sheriff’s Office have been making sure you have been arriving safely to your destinations this weekend.  

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Tax Abatement Hearing on Monday

Posted: Sunday, March 18th, 2012 at 6:26 am

The City of Keota is holding a public hearing tomorrow to talk about a proposed tax abatement plan for the city. The plan would affect residential, commercial, and industrial properties in the city.

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Columbus School Board Set to Discuss Calendar

Posted: Sunday, March 18th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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The Columbus Community School District will be meeting tomorrow to discuss the new school calendar among other things.

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Demon Athletic Facilities A Work In Progress

Posted: Saturday, March 17th, 2012 at 10:00 am

Track and field, golf, and soccer are about to get into full swing around the state of Iowa and the Washington Demons have had to make alternate plans as their facilities go through and upgrade.

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For Sale

Posted: Saturday, March 17th, 2012 at 8:01 am

-Lawnmower pull-behind trailer

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-319-461-9848

Filing Period Over for State and Federal Candidates

Posted: Saturday, March 17th, 2012 at 6:30 am

State filing for elected positions ended yesterday at 5:00 pm. In our area, we have 7 candidates to consider.

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Board of Supervisors to Meet Tuesday

Posted: Saturday, March 17th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are meeting next week and will be reviewing bids for a grading project.  

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Kalona Council to Set Public Hearing

Posted: Saturday, March 17th, 2012 at 6:26 am

The Kalona City Council will meet on Monday night. They will set a public hearing date for Stables Subdivision, a proposed subdivision that has been discussed for the past several meetings.

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High School Hosting College Fair for Area Students and Parents

Posted: Saturday, March 17th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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Washington High School is hosting a college fair for area high school students and parents to learn more about college options.  

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Southeast Iowa Band to Hold Concert

Posted: Saturday, March 17th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Southeast Iowa Band, which is made up of musicians from all over Southeast Iowa, will be performing a spring concert in Mount Pleasant tomorrow. Band Director Robert McConnell says they will be performing a wide variety of music, and they hope to appeal to everyone.

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State Transportation Plan Meeting Next Week

Posted: Saturday, March 17th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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The Iowa Department of Transportation is holding a meeting next week in southeast Iowa for the public to hear updates of the state’s transportation plan.  

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Animal Industry Scholarships Available

Posted: Saturday, March 17th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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Scholarships are available for upcoming college freshmen or current undergraduates at Iowa State University majoring in animal science or animal industry related field.  

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Record Highs Set This Week

Posted: Saturday, March 17th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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The unseasonably warm weather in our area we have experienced this week caused several high temps to be tied or broken.

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In Touch With Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, March 16th, 2012 at 11:24 am

KCII’s Brad Gaspelin talks with Senator Chuck Grassley in the first of a two part interview.

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