Posts With Keyword ‘Downtown Washington’

Fire at Historic State Theater in Downtown Washington

Posted: Wednesday, November 17th, 2010 at 10:02 am

Washington Fire Chief Tom Wide tells KCII that there was a report of fire and smoke in the upper level of the State Theater in Downtown Washington.  He tells us that the cause of the fire was from a discarded cigarette in a projection room trash can.

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Getting the Centerpiece Ready

Posted: Thursday, May 20th, 2010 at 6:45 am
City Workers remove leaves, sticks and other debris as they prepare to paint the Central Park Fountain in Downtown WashingtonCity Workers remove leaves, sticks and other debris as they prepare to paint the Central Park Fountain in Downtown Washington

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City workers in Washington are getting one of the staples of the town’s downtown area ready for the summer.

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Volunteers Needed for Flower Planting

Posted: Friday, May 7th, 2010 at 7:32 am

Volunteers are needed to help plant flowers for hanging baskets to be placed around downtown Washington.

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Annual Downtown Spring Cleaning this Weekend

Posted: Thursday, April 1st, 2010 at 6:21 am

A group of Washington residents are undertaking an effort this weekend to keep the community living up to it’s motto as “The Cleanest City in Iowa.”

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Retailer Wants to See Longer Hours for Downtown Businesses

Posted: Thursday, December 17th, 2009 at 5:48 am

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A retailer in downtown Washington says businesses need to stay open later.

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Businesses Open for Shopping “In the Saint Nick of Time.”

Posted: Monday, December 14th, 2009 at 6:21 am

Several downtown businesses in Washington are having extended hours this evening.

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Washington Retailers Feel Good About Start of Shopping Season

Posted: Monday, November 30th, 2009 at 6:45 am

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The holiday shopping season is officially underway.

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The Holiday Season Has Begun…

Posted: Saturday, November 28th, 2009 at 6:55 am
A gift from U.S. Bank walks during the 15th Annual Holiday Lighted Parade in Downtown Washington (KCII NEWS)
A live Nativity scene from Marion Ave. Baptist Church During The 15th Annual Lighted Holiday Parade in Washington (KCII NEWS)
Emma Nichols waves to the KCII news team as dad and KCII General Manager Joe Nichols pilots the Big Red Radio through Washington's 15 annual Lighted Holiday Parade (KCII NEWS)
Santa arrived in Washington at the end of the 15th annual Lighted Holiday Parade. He tells KCII he rode the bike so the Reindeer could rest up for the big day.

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Washington’s downtown was filled with the sounds of the season last night

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Supervisors Commit $5K to Move of Health Department

Posted: Wednesday, November 25th, 2009 at 6:24 am
Washinton County Supervisor Chair Jim MikschWashinton County Supervisor Chair Jim Miksch

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Washington County Supervisors are moving forward with a plan to build a new facility for public health in Downtown Washington.

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Washington Council Okays Tax Abatement

Posted: Saturday, November 21st, 2009 at 6:00 am

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Washington City Councilors this week approved issuing more than $124,000 in tax credits

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I-Wireless Moving

Posted: Thursday, November 5th, 2009 at 6:25 am
The New I-Wireless location in WashingtonThe New I-Wireless location in Washington

I-Wireless has a new location in Washington.

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Washington Councilors Greenlight “No Compromise” Tour

Posted: Monday, September 21st, 2009 at 6:01 am

Washington City Councilors have given the green light for the Snap On No Compromise Tour

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