Posts With Keyword ‘Washington’

Branstad: Tough Decisions on the Horizon

Posted: Saturday, March 20th, 2010 at 6:43 am

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A former Iowa governor who’s campaigning for his old job says elected officials will be forced to make some difficult decisions in the near future.

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Conlin Set to Visit Washington

Posted: Saturday, March 20th, 2010 at 6:39 am

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An attorney from Des Moines who wants Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley’s job is planning a visit to Washington tonight.

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Washington City Councilors Look at Speed Limit Change on East Washington

Posted: Thursday, March 18th, 2010 at 7:22 am

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Washington City Councilors are looking adjusting some speed limits on East Washington Street.

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Branstad Plans Washington Visit

Posted: Tuesday, March 16th, 2010 at 7:20 am

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Former governor and current gubernatorial hopeful Terry Branstad is planning a visit to Washington this week.

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Conlin to Visit Washington

Posted: Friday, March 12th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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An attorney from Des Moines who’s vying for Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley’s job is planning a visit to Washington.

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Washington Council Moves Forward with Closing Sitler Drive

Posted: Monday, March 8th, 2010 at 6:39 am

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Washington’s Planning and Zoning Commission is recommending that the city council vacate part of Sitler Drive to accommodate a new high-school campus.

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Washington Man Accused of Killing His Wife Pleads Not Guilty

Posted: Saturday, March 6th, 2010 at 6:00 am

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A Washington man accused of killing his wife has pleaded not guilty.

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Washington to Purchase Marion Avene Property to Facilitate Building Demolition

Posted: Saturday, March 6th, 2010 at 5:52 am

Washington is looking at purchasing a piece of property from the Marion Avenue Baptist Church. City Administrator Dave Plymann says the structure sitting on the site was heavily damaged when a nearby building collapsed in 2006.

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Washington Man: Calling All Conservatives

Posted: Friday, February 26th, 2010 at 6:00 am

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A Washington man wants to get local conservatives organized.

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Blum to be Arraigned Next Week

Posted: Thursday, February 25th, 2010 at 6:00 am

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A Washington man accused of strangling his wife is set to be arraigned March 5.

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Washington Residents Air Complaints about Snow Plows

Posted: Thursday, February 25th, 2010 at 5:58 am

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At least a couple of Washington residents are unhappy with the city’s snow removal.

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IWD Washington Center Re-opens

Posted: Saturday, February 13th, 2010 at 6:02 am

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The Washington Workforce Development Center is officially open for business.

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Washington, Fairfield Chambers Visit Des Moines

Posted: Wednesday, February 10th, 2010 at 5:54 am

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Members of the Washington and Fairfield Chambers of Commerce visited the Capital this week to get an inside look at state government.

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IWD Opening New Washington Office

Posted: Monday, February 8th, 2010 at 6:19 am

The Washington Work Force Center is moving into a new location.

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Couple Opening “Club” in Old JC Penny Basement

Posted: Thursday, February 4th, 2010 at 6:42 am

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Michael and Angela Jacobson address Washington City Councilors while requesting a liquor license

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The basement of the old JC Penny in Washington will again be a nightlife spot.

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Community Chest Meeting Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010 at 6:29 am

Community Chest of Washington has its annual meeting tonight. The organization is hoping to raise more than $51,000. So far, nearly $30,000 has been pledged. The meeting is at eight tonight in the West Reception Room at the Jones-Eden Funeral home.

House Fire Sends two to Hospital

Posted: Monday, January 25th, 2010 at 6:28 am


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A house fire in Washington that sent two people to the hospital is being blamed on an electric blanket.

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Local Communities Receving “Branching Out” Grant

Posted: Thursday, January 21st, 2010 at 5:42 am

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Several southeast Iowa communities are getting part of nearly $135,000 being dolled out by Trees Forever and Alliant Energy through the “Branching Out” program. It’s a nationally recognized effort to fund tree planting projects, energy efficiency and environmental awareness. The city of Wayland will receive f$5,000, Brighton will get $1,000, and Washington will receive $2,500.

#9 Washington’s New Library Completed

Posted: Thursday, December 31st, 2009 at 6:44 am

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Washington’s new public library is officially opened for business this year.

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Pastor Says Generosity Continues Despite Economy

Posted: Thursday, December 24th, 2009 at 6:38 am

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A local pastor says the economic downturn has not had too much of an affect on charitable donations this holiday season.

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