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Holiday Bizzare

Posted: Thursday, December 3rd, 2009 at 6:45 am

Washington’s Holiday Bizarre is coming up.

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Alliant Offering Community Service Scholarships

Posted: Thursday, December 3rd, 2009 at 6:44 am

The Alliant Energy Foundation is offering scholarships to young community leaders.

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Loebsack on Obama’s Afghanistan Strategy

Posted: Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009 at 7:33 am

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Eastern Iowa Congressman Dave Loebsack says he plans to hold the Obama Administration to the same level of scrutiny

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Iowa, Washington Co. Continue to Have Lower Unemployment Numbers

Posted: Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009 at 7:31 am

Iowa Continues to have a lower unemployment rate than the rest of the country.

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Econ Prof at U of I says Bernanke Deserves to Keep Job

Posted: Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009 at 7:29 am

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The Senate Banking Committee this week will begin discussions on whether Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke deserves a second term.

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Ehresman: Regional School Means more AP Courses Possible

Posted: Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009 at 7:27 am

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This year’s report on the condition of Iowa’s education system indicates smaller school districts provide less opportunity for students to take advanced classes.

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Ellis Promoted to Investigator

Posted: Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009 at 7:15 am

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The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is getting a new investigator.

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Schmitz: Clean Energy Jobs Key to Economic Recovery

Posted: Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009 at 7:09 am

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A Fairfield state lawmaker says clean energy jobs are one way Iowa will recover from the economic recession.

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Tour of Homes in Washington this Weekend

Posted: Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009 at 7:02 am

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The Washington Chamber of Commerce’s 19th annual Candlelight Tour of Homes is this weekend.

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Kids Need Two H1N1 Vaccination Doses

Posted: Tuesday, December 1st, 2009 at 6:48 am

Washington County Public Health is reminding residents

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WPD Chief Urges Winter Preparedness

Posted: Tuesday, December 1st, 2009 at 6:47 am

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The Washington Police Chief is encouraging motorists to be ready for winter driving.

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Snowmobile, ATV Registration Renewel

Posted: Tuesday, December 1st, 2009 at 6:41 am

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Snowmobile and ATV owners are being reminded that they need to renew their registration.

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Washington Choral Society, Sound of Washington to put on Joint Concert

Posted: Tuesday, December 1st, 2009 at 6:40 am

Two Washington Based choir groups are putting on a joint concert this weekend.

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Christmas Tree Tips From Master Gardeners

Posted: Tuesday, December 1st, 2009 at 6:29 am

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Master Gardeners at the ISU Extension Service have a few tips for picking out and preserving fresh Christmas trees.

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Fire Kills Close to 1,000 hogs near Wellman

Posted: Monday, November 30th, 2009 at 10:16 am

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Close to a thousand hogs were killed in a blaze at a confinement near Wellman over the weekend.

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Two Killed in Louisa County Crash

Posted: Monday, November 30th, 2009 at 6:56 am

Two men were killed Saturday night in a car accident in Louisa County.

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Deer Accidents Up Partially Due to Late Harvest

Posted: Monday, November 30th, 2009 at 6:54 am

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This year’s late harvest is causing headaches for people besides farmers.

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Marek on RIO Planning Proposal

Posted: Monday, November 30th, 2009 at 6:53 am

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The Rebuild Iowa Office is proposing statewide, integrated planning system.

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Schmitz on RIO Planning Proposal

Posted: Monday, November 30th, 2009 at 6:49 am

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The Rebuild Iowa Office is proposing statewide, integrated planning system.

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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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