Archive for April, 2018

All Dolled Up Hosts Final Prom Dress Giveaway this Saturday

Posted: Monday, April 2nd, 2018 at 6:27 am

Prom is just around the corner for area high school students, and there’s an option for those wanting to shrink the expenses that come with it.

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Promoting Wellness During Public Health Week

Posted: Monday, April 2nd, 2018 at 6:26 am

Behavioral health, communicable diseases, environmental health, injury and violence prevention, and ensuring the right to health are the daily focus areas for this week’s observance of National Public Health Week.

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Students from 20 Area Schools Invited to College Fair in Washington

Posted: Monday, April 2nd, 2018 at 6:24 am

Washington will be hosting representatives from approximately 51 colleges, universities, and military branches this week.

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IMS Touring Choir Performing in Virginia This Weekend

Posted: Monday, April 2nd, 2018 at 6:24 am


IMS Touring Choir rehearses March 29. Photo by Sam McIntosh.

The harmonic voices of the Iowa Mennonite School Touring Choir have been filling the spaces of several local churches this semester.

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Parking and Safety Concerns Discussed by Washington City Council

Posted: Monday, April 2nd, 2018 at 6:23 am

Possible parking revisions were discussed at a recent meeting of the Washington City Council.

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Area Fire Departments Extinguish Field Fires Friday

Posted: Monday, April 2nd, 2018 at 6:23 am

Fire Departments across Washington County were busy Friday extinguishing grass fires that got out of control.

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Ainsworth Water Conservation Order Lifted

Posted: Monday, April 2nd, 2018 at 6:21 am

The water conservation order for the City of Ainsworth has been lifted.

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Registration Open for Washington County Conservation Summer Day Camps

Posted: Monday, April 2nd, 2018 at 6:20 am

Would you like to get your kids outdoors this summer?

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Sally Ann Carpenter

Posted: Monday, April 2nd, 2018 at 4:47 am

Funeral services for 81-year-old Sally Ann Carpenter of Columbus Junction will be at 2p.m. Tuesday, April 3rd at the Stacy-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services in Columbus Junction.

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Dwight W. Graber

Posted: Sunday, April 1st, 2018 at 7:00 am

Funeral Services for 91-year-old Dwight W. Graber of Washington will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 5th at Sugar Creek Mennonite Church.

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Edwards and Stalder Represent Washington Cheer at Shrine Game

Posted: Sunday, April 1st, 2018 at 7:00 am

Washington Demon cheerleaders Alexis Edwards and Baylee Stalder have been selected to participate as part of the cheer squad at the 2018 Iowa Shrine Game.

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Communications Center Construction Management Contract on Supervisors Agenda

Posted: Sunday, April 1st, 2018 at 6:26 am

A contract for construction management of a Washington County Communications Center will be considered by the Washington County Board of Supervisors.

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Kalona City Council Discusses RAGBRAI, Waste Contracts

Posted: Sunday, April 1st, 2018 at 6:24 am

RAGBRAI, recycle/non-recyclable waste contracts, and the community center project are all set for discussion at the next Kalona City Council meeting.

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