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Two Injured in Highway-1 Crash

Posted: Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010 at 7:35 am

Two Oskaloosa residents were hospitalized after a crash on Highway 1 yesterday morning.

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Local Attorneys Concerned over DHS Reorganization

Posted: Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010 at 7:30 am

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More concerns are arising over the reorganization of the Iowa Department of Human Services.

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Reed: Happiness Not Guaranteed; Only the Pursuit There of

Posted: Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010 at 7:27 am

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One of the Republicans running for Congress in Iowa’s second district says the U.S has strayed from the path envisioned by the founding fathers.

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Severe T-Storms Knock Out Power

Posted: Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010 at 7:23 am

Several rounds of severe thunderstorms rolled through southeast Iowa last night.

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SE Iowa Farmers Make Headway on Replanting

Posted: Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010 at 7:21 am

After several weeks of wet conditions, southeast Iowa farmers were finally able to get back into the fields and focus on getting crops in the ground.

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U of I Researchers Probe Genetic Factors in Lung Disease

Posted: Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010 at 7:18 am

Some people smoke all their lives and never get lung disease. Others never smoke and do develop a disease. Why does this happen? That’s the question a group of researchers from the University of Iowa is trying to answer.

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KPL To Host Investment Programs

Posted: Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010 at 7:17 am

The Kalona Public Library is putting on a new program that aims to help people invest properly and effectively.

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Iowa Ranked “Top 10 for Business”

Posted: Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010 at 7:16 am

A southeast Iowa state lawmaker is touting a rating the state is receiving from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

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Fairfield Girl Killed in Boating Accident on Coralville Reservoir

Posted: Tuesday, June 1st, 2010 at 6:27 am


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The Iowa DNR says the incident happened just north of the Mehaffey Bridge at about 7:00 Sunday evening.

A 12 year old Fairfield girl died Sunday after a boating accident on the Coralville Reservoir.

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Gettemy: Government Should Get Out of Businesses Way

Posted: Tuesday, June 1st, 2010 at 6:24 am

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A businessman from Marion hoping to be eastern Iowa’s next representative in congress says the best thing government can do to foster business is nothing.

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Severe Weather Possible Today

Posted: Tuesday, June 1st, 2010 at 6:19 am

There is a slight risk of severe thunderstorms today and tonight.

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Washington Man Wins Entrepreneurial Award

Posted: Tuesday, June 1st, 2010 at 6:18 am

A Washington man is winning an entrepreneurial award and $10,000 in start up capital from the University of Iowa.

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Applications Being Accepted for Washington Co. Fair Queen

Posted: Tuesday, June 1st, 2010 at 6:15 am

The Annual Washington County Fair Queen Contest is just over a month away, and applications are being accepted for candidates.

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New WHS PTO To Have Fundraiser at Hy-Vee

Posted: Tuesday, June 1st, 2010 at 6:14 am

Shoppers at Washington’s Hy-Vee this weekend will have a chance to donate to a newly formed high-school parent teacher organization.

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WJH Parents Can Have Report Cards Mailed Home

Posted: Tuesday, June 1st, 2010 at 6:14 am

Parents of Washington Junior High students can opt to have report cards mailed home.

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Swimming Lessons at Kalona Pool

Posted: Tuesday, June 1st, 2010 at 6:13 am

The Kalona Swimming Pool is offering swimming lessons for the summer.

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Lest They Be Forgotten Founder Visits Washington

Posted: Monday, May 31st, 2010 at 7:32 am

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The founder of www.lesttheybeforgotten.org says every day is Memorial Day for people in his situation.

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Local Memorial Day Ceremonies

Posted: Monday, May 31st, 2010 at 7:12 am

Today is Memorial Day. A time set aside to honor those who gave their lives serving in the armed forces.

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Final Candidate’s Forum this Week on KCII

Posted: Monday, May 31st, 2010 at 7:09 am

Three Republicans and one Democrat are vying for the district 3 seat on the Washington County Board of Supervisors.

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Chamber Looking Back During 75th Anniversary

Posted: Monday, May 31st, 2010 at 6:46 am

As the Washington Chamber of Commerce celebrates its 75th anniversary, they’re taking a look back.

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