Archive for March, 2012

Upcoming Turkey Hunting Season and Safety

Posted: Monday, March 26th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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Iowa’s spring turkey season is next month and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources is passing along regulation and safety reminders.

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Program About Navigating the Mental Health System at Iowa Wesleyan

Posted: Monday, March 26th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Mental Health System is going to see some changes in the near future as lawmakers debate a complete overhaul of the system. But for now, the mental health system in Iowa can be tough to navigate. Iowa Wesleyan College is hosting a program about one person’s difficulty navigating the mental health system.

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Jefferson County Board of Supervisors Talks with Jailers’ Union

Posted: Monday, March 26th, 2012 at 6:21 am

The Jefferson County Board of Supervisors will be meeting today. They will hear from the local Jailers’ Union and consider an agreement with them. They will also be looking at changes to the County Employee Handbook.

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Rita Howe

Posted: Sunday, March 25th, 2012 at 3:17 pm

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Celebration of life services for 79 year old Rita Howe of rural Riverside will be held at 11:00 Wednesday at the Sharon Center United Methodist Church.  

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March 25, 2012

Posted: Sunday, March 25th, 2012 at 7:35 am

Birthday Winner – Ken Reed of Washington

March 24, 2012

Posted: Sunday, March 25th, 2012 at 7:14 am

Birthday Winner – Doris Curtis, 87 of Richland

Stewart School Hosting Preschool Registration Tomorrow Night

Posted: Sunday, March 25th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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Stewart Elementary School in Washington is holding preschool registration tomorrow night.  Any child that turns four on or before September 15th can register.

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Career Workshop Happening This Week

Posted: Sunday, March 25th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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A workshop for those who may be thinking about their first career or changing a career is happening this week. Tera Pickens with the Kirkwood Washington Center says The Career Directions Workshop offers information on future career choices.

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Program About Navigating the Mental Health System at Iowa Wesleyan

Posted: Sunday, March 25th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Mental Health System is going to see some changes in the near future as lawmakers debate a complete overhaul of the system. But for now, the mental health system in Iowa can be tough to navigate. Iowa Wesleyan College is hosting a program about one person’s difficulty navigating the mental health system.

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Mid-Prairie Board Discussing Grants

Posted: Sunday, March 25th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Mid-Prairie School Board is meeting tomorrow to talk about grant opportunities, among other things. They will discuss potential grants from the Washington County Riverboat Foundation and hear a grant presentation from Stratalogica.

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Demon Girls Win In Columbus

Posted: Saturday, March 24th, 2012 at 9:54 am

Seven girls’ track and field teams traveled to Columbus Community Friday night to kick-off the outdoor season, and the Washington Demons did so in dominating fashion, winning the event by 77 points over the host Wildcats.

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Courthouse Construction Starting Monday

Posted: Saturday, March 24th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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A construction project is set to begin next week at the Washington County Courthouse.  

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Renovations under Way in Triune Building

Posted: Saturday, March 24th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The community was invited to a new event yesterday titled “Let’s Do It Downtown.”  

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Summer and Fall Internship Opportunities Available

Posted: Saturday, March 24th, 2012 at 6:27 am

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High School students in Washington have another chance to learn about a future career through an internship opportunity.  

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Hospital Announces Golf Classic Returning

Posted: Saturday, March 24th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Washington County Hospital and Clinics has announced their annual golf classic is returning again this year.  

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Footloose Friday and Shoe Drive Event Next Week

Posted: Saturday, March 24th, 2012 at 6:25 am

A new event is coming to Washington next week to promote exercise.

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Last Chance to Attend Play

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

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Tonight is the last chance to attend the newest play at the Washington Community Theater.

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New Deputy Clerk for Riverside Chosen

Posted: Saturday, March 24th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Riverside has been looking at hiring a Deputy Clerk, a new position for the city, to help around the office and fill in when someone takes time off or has a sick day. At their meeting on Thursday night the council chose one applicant for that position. Teresa Sladek is now Riversides new Deputy Clerk.

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PQA Plus Classes Coming Up

Posted: Saturday, March 24th, 2012 at 6:22 am

Two Pork Quality Assurance Plus training session will be in the area soon. The Iowa Pork Industry Center and Iowa State Extension are hosting these sessions for pork producers who need to be certified.

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Louisa-Muscatine Board Holding Multiple Meetings

Posted: Saturday, March 24th, 2012 at 6:21 am

The Board of Education for Louisa-Muscatine Community Schools has a busy day lined up for Monday. They will hold two separate meetings. They will present the initial bargaining proposal from the L & M Education Association which they received on March 14th.

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