Today’s Local News

Rural Think-Tank: Healthcare Reform Needed for Rural Iowans

Posted: Wednesday, January 13th, 2010 at 7:20 am

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press play to hear from the Center of Rural Affairs’ Virgina Wolking

A think tank focused on rural America says healthcare reform will be a major asset.

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Heart Health in the New Year

Posted: Wednesday, January 13th, 2010 at 7:14 am

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press play to hear from the AHA’s Karen Zurn

American Heart Association research shows about two-thirds of people will make good on health promises this year.

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Washington Chamber Celebrating 75 Years

Posted: Wednesday, January 13th, 2010 at 7:02 am

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The Washington Chamber of Commerce is celebrating its 75th anniversary this month.

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Hundreds Turn Out for Zoning Meeting

Posted: Tuesday, January 12th, 2010 at 7:21 am

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Hundreds of people packed the Washington County Extension Building last night for a town hall meeting on zoning.

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Grassley Visiting Kalona

Posted: Tuesday, January 12th, 2010 at 7:13 am

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Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley is visiting Kalona this week.

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WEDG: Tax Credits Have Had a Local Impact

Posted: Tuesday, January 12th, 2010 at 6:57 am

Iowa lawmakers are examining the state’s tax credit programs during this year’s legislative session.

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Salt Supplies Still Adequate

Posted: Tuesday, January 12th, 2010 at 6:57 am

It’s been a snowy winter so far, but most road maintenance entities in Washington County say they’re doing okay on their salt supplies.

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Will Flooding Be a Concern?

Posted: Tuesday, January 12th, 2010 at 6:56 am

2009 was one of the wettest years on record for Iowa, and January of this year started with another massive winter storm.

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St. James Hosting Childhood Safety Seminar

Posted: Tuesday, January 12th, 2010 at 6:55 am

The St. James Catholic School is promoting families and providing early childhood information.

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Live Health Iowa Challenge

Posted: Tuesday, January 12th, 2010 at 6:54 am

Washington County Public Health is encouraging Iowans to take part in this year’s Live Healthy Iowa 100 day Challenge.

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Washington Soil and Water Cons. to Offer Scholarship

Posted: Tuesday, January 12th, 2010 at 6:54 am

The Washington Soil and Water Conservation District and the Dean Gerot Family are co-sponsoring the district’s annual scholarship.

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Legislative Session Begins With Budget Gap Looming

Posted: Monday, January 11th, 2010 at 7:24 am

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Iowa’s 2010 legislative session starts today.

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Washington Chamber to Host Legislative Briefing

Posted: Monday, January 11th, 2010 at 7:18 am

The Washington Chamber of Commerce’s Government Relations Committee is hosing the first of three legislative briefings this week.

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To “Race to the Top” or Not?

Posted: Monday, January 11th, 2010 at 7:14 am

Washington School Board members will decide this week whether the district should take part in Race to the Top.

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Busy Week for Washington Co. Supervisors

Posted: Monday, January 11th, 2010 at 7:13 am

Washington County Supervisors have a busy schedule this week.

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Normalcy Returns after Wintry Blast

Posted: Monday, January 11th, 2010 at 7:10 am

Things are mostly back to normal after a blast of wintry weather last week.

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Orders Being Taken for Daffodil Days

Posted: Monday, January 11th, 2010 at 7:09 am

Even though temperatures are low and snow blankets the ground, the American Cancer Society is already thinking spring.

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IC Senior Center Offering Geriatric Care Management Seminar

Posted: Monday, January 11th, 2010 at 7:03 am

There will be a geriatric care management seminar coming up.

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Your Choice Winners

Posted: Saturday, January 9th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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Two KCII listeners are receiving one thousand dollar prize packages from the KCII “Your Choice Sweepstakes.”

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Superintendent Search

Posted: Saturday, January 9th, 2010 at 6:24 am

The committee searching for the Washington School District’s next superintendent has narrowed their list down to five candidates.

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