Posts With Keyword ‘Winter’

Henry County Deputy has Close Call

Posted: Friday, December 28th, 2012 at 6:24 am

A Henry County Sheriffs Deputy had a close call during last weeks post storm cleanup.

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Poor Road Conditions Continue to Cause Problems

Posted: Thursday, December 27th, 2012 at 9:20 am

Poor road conditions continue to cause problems a week after a blizzard passed through the area.

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Investigation Uncovers Cause of Crash on US 34

Posted: Thursday, December 27th, 2012 at 9:19 am

Information has been released on a two vehicle accident that occurred after last weeks winter weather.

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Sheriff Talks Winter Driving Safety

Posted: Thursday, December 20th, 2012 at 6:26 am

With southeast Iowa experiencing it’s first winter weather event of the year Washington County Sheriff Jerry Dunbar has information for those who may be out traveling on area roadways.

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County Department Outlines Winter Work

Posted: Thursday, December 20th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Winter weather seems to have returned to Southeast Iowa, but it’s been a mild season so far.

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Winter Weather Expected Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, December 19th, 2012 at 6:31 am

Meteorologists are forecasting heavy snowfall and blizzard like conditions for this evening through tomorrow.

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Winter Weather Avoids Washington County

Posted: Monday, December 10th, 2012 at 6:23 am

In theory, you might have been able to see a snowflake or two on Sunday, but most of the snow fell far to the north of Washington County.

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Winter Weather Could Begin this Weekend

Posted: Saturday, December 8th, 2012 at 6:23 am

After a mostly calm and mild fall in southeast Iowa, this weekend could prove to be the first dose of winter weather.

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Washington Yard Waste Pickups End This Week.

Posted: Tuesday, November 20th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The City of Washington reminds residents that this week is the last scheduled week for yard waste pick-up and for the leaf-vac program for the season.  

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Winter Energy Bill Help for Low Income Residents

Posted: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012 at 6:21 am

A government program is making sure Iowans don’t lose power this winter.

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Early Spring Means Early Road Work

Posted: Friday, March 23rd, 2012 at 6:26 am

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The early end of winter is leading to an early start on road construction and repair projects. County Engineer Jacob Thorius says one of their contractors  already started to work on Monday.

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Home Sales Up in Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, March 14th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Home sales in January are up almost 10% across the state when compared to last January.

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Winter Heating Costs

Posted: Monday, February 13th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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With the warm weather the past two weeks, your energy bills have likely been lower than normal. But with cold temperatures in the forecast, we wanted to bring you some energy tips. Justin Foss with Alliant Energy gave us some tips for how to keep your energy costs down this winter.

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Winter Heating Costs

Posted: Sunday, February 12th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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With the warm weather the past two weeks, your energy bills have likely been lower than normal. But with cold temperatures in the forecast, we wanted to bring you some energy tips. Justin Foss with Alliant Energy gave us some tips for how to keep your energy costs down this winter.

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Iowa Cities Try to Scare Crows

Posted: Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012 at 6:25 am

Iowa City, Cedar Rapids, and Des Moines are all trying different tactics to get rid of the crows that flock to their downtown buildings. Iowa City uses balloons that resemble owls and reflective streamers to try to scare the crows away.

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Salt Can Damage Yards and Plants

Posted: Thursday, December 22nd, 2011 at 6:25 am

We haven’t had any big snow or ice storms yet, but they will happen this winter, and you need to be careful when using salt to keep your driveway and sidewalks clear.

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Crows and Pigeons in Winter

Posted: Tuesday, December 20th, 2011 at 6:22 am

You might notice a lot of crows and pigeons around the area this winter. It seems to go against everything we learned about birds in school.

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Ice Fishing

Posted: Tuesday, December 13th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The temperatures are getting colder, and we are starting to see some ice form over lakes and ponds. That means its almost time for ice fishing to begin.

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330th St. Opened to Traffic

Posted: Tuesday, December 6th, 2011 at 6:24 am

Construction has been halted at 330th St. about 7 miles southwest of Crawfordsville.

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Winter Energy Tips

Posted: Friday, December 2nd, 2011 at 6:30 am

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With the Holiday Season also comes the season of higher energy bills. Justin Foss with Alliant Energy gave us some tips for how to keep your energy costs down this winter.

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