Archive for March, 2015

Washington County Operation Expenses Down

Posted: Friday, March 27th, 2015 at 6:23 am


Washington County operations expenses decreased last fiscal year by 3.3 percent from the prior year.

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Celebrate Museum Week Locally

Posted: Friday, March 27th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Museums across the globe are celebrating Museum Week.

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Property Taxes Must be Paid By Next Week

Posted: Friday, March 27th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Four days are left to turn in the second half of real estate and mobile home taxes.

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Have an Emergency Kit Prepared for Severe Weather

Posted: Friday, March 27th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Today is the final day of severe weather awareness week and preparedness is the focus of the day.

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Confined Animal Building Item Tabled by Supervisors

Posted: Friday, March 27th, 2015 at 6:21 am

The addition to a confined animal building was tabled at this week’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting due to the proposed location.

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Several Easter Egg Hunts Set for This Weekend

Posted: Friday, March 27th, 2015 at 6:19 am

There will be chances to celebrate an upcoming holiday and support those who protect our communities this weekend.

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Alberta Mea Miller

Posted: Thursday, March 26th, 2015 at 5:31 pm

Celebration of life services for 91-year-old Alberta Mea (Boese) Miller of Wayland

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Demon Boys’ Golf Used Warmer Weather to Work on Short Game

Posted: Thursday, March 26th, 2015 at 7:00 am

During the unusually warm weather conditions this month, Washington boys’ golf coach Mark Berhow had his team practicing out at the Washington Golf and Country Club .

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Young and Growing Numbers for Mid-Prairie Boys’ Golf Team

Posted: Thursday, March 26th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie boys’ golf team is set for the golf season under coach Kolby Bender.

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Auditorium Project to be Bid in May, Funding Gap Filled

Posted: Thursday, March 26th, 2015 at 6:25 am


Ken and Rosemary Hanson – contributed photo

The $150,000 matching grant challenge for the new Washington auditorium project has been met by the community.

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Sentencing Hearing Set in Embezzlement Case

Posted: Thursday, March 26th, 2015 at 6:23 am

A sentencing hearing for Mid-Prairie’s former business manager is being held next month.

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Washington Man Arrested for Homicide by Vehicle

Posted: Thursday, March 26th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Yesterday afternoon authorities with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office arrested 38-year-old Craig Alan Bartholomew for homicide by vehicle, operating under the influence and serious injury by vehicle.

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Impending Vacancy Filled on Mid-Prairie School Board

Posted: Thursday, March 26th, 2015 at 6:22 am

An upcoming vacancy on the Mid-Prairie School Board has been filled.

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Kirkwood Offering Home Improvement Classes

Posted: Thursday, March 26th, 2015 at 6:22 am

As people begin their spring cleaning and home improvement projects, the Kirkwood Washington Regional Center has decided to host community classes regarding how to do such projects.

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Prepare for Severe Weather

Posted: Thursday, March 26th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Severe thunderstorms are the focus of today during this severe weather awareness week.

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Purple Martin Workshop Entering 10th Year

Posted: Thursday, March 26th, 2015 at 6:21 am

The Purple Martin Workshop will return to Kalona this weekend.

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Secretary of State Pate to Discuss Safe At Home Legislation in Washington

Posted: Thursday, March 26th, 2015 at 6:21 am

The Safe at Home law allows victims to relocate without their abusers or stalkers finding them.

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Milton A. Miller

Posted: Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 at 5:31 pm

Graveside service for 93-year-old Milton A. Miller of Crawfordsville

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Ronald D. Gingerich

Posted: Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 at 5:26 pm

A celebration of life service for 60-year-old Ronald D. Gingerich of Riverside

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BREAKING NEWS: Funding Gap Filled for Auditorium Project

Posted: Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 at 2:30 pm


Ken and Rosemary Hanson – contributed photo

In breaking news, the $150,000 matching grant challenge for the new Washington auditorium project has been met by the community.

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