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Are You Prepared?

Posted: Monday, March 24th, 2014 at 6:24 am

Severe weather awareness week is this week.

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Controlled Burn Spreads to Nearby Field

Posted: Monday, March 24th, 2014 at 6:24 am

Shortly after 3 p.m. yesterday a fire was reported in rural Ainsworth.

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MRAP May Be Used After Severe Weather Events

Posted: Monday, March 24th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A Mine-Resistant Ambush Proteced vehicle, or MRAP, will be in Washington.

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Henry County Dispatcher Fired for Theft

Posted: Monday, March 24th, 2014 at 6:22 am

A Henry County employee has been fired and faces criminal charges for stealing from the Sheriff’s Office.

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Spring Cleaning Soon

Posted: Monday, March 24th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Washington’s annual spring clean up is two weeks away.

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Drought Conditions Improve

Posted: Monday, March 24th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Drought conditions have lessened since the last report according to the U.S. Drougth Monitor.

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Mid-Prairie Student to Perform at All State Speech Festival

Posted: Monday, March 24th, 2014 at 6:21 am

A Mid-Prairie High School student will join others from around Iowa at the All State speech festival later this month.

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Riverside Getting Insurance Through Association of Municipal Utilities

Posted: Monday, March 24th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The City of Riverside will have a new insurance policy beginning April 1st.

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Severe Weather Awareness Week

Posted: Sunday, March 23rd, 2014 at 6:23 am

Severe weather awareness week is this week.

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Mid-Prairie Student to Perform at State Speech Festival

Posted: Sunday, March 23rd, 2014 at 6:23 am

A Mid-Prairie High School student will join others from around Iowa at the All State speech festival later this month.

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Northey, Klein Take Part in Rural Solar Tour in Washington County

Posted: Saturday, March 22nd, 2014 at 6:33 am

Some elected officials took part in a tour in Washington County focused on solar power.

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Rep. Braley Seeking Senate Seat

Posted: Saturday, March 22nd, 2014 at 6:23 am

Representative Bruce Braley has formally filed paperwork with the Iowa Secretary of State to run for the U.S. Senate.

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Cause of Shed Fire Unknown

Posted: Saturday, March 22nd, 2014 at 6:23 am

Crews responded to a shed that caught fire a mile east of the Keokuk County line at 1035 Highway 1 and 78 yesterday afternoon.

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Two Seeking Republican Nomination for House District 84

Posted: Saturday, March 22nd, 2014 at 6:22 am

Two Republicans have filed nomination forms with the Iowa Secretary of State for State Representative District 84.

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Bond Votes Just 10 Days Away

Posted: Saturday, March 22nd, 2014 at 6:22 am

In just 10 days Washington School District voters will decide on a bond referendum to help build a new auditorium.

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National Agriculture Week Starts Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, March 22nd, 2014 at 6:21 am

National Agriculture Week begins tomorrow with National Ag Day on Tuesday.

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Annual Dinner Monday

Posted: Saturday, March 22nd, 2014 at 6:20 am

The Annual Dinner sponsored by the Washington Chamber, Washington Main Street and the Washington Economic Development Group will be held Monday.

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Wayland Residents Asked to Keep Eye Out for Gas Leaks

Posted: Saturday, March 22nd, 2014 at 6:19 am

The City of Wayland is reminding its residents to call ahead before digging, and to alert them when things look out of the ordinary.

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Cause of Shed Fire Unknown

Posted: Friday, March 21st, 2014 at 4:57 pm

Crews responded to a shed that caught fire a mile east of the Keokuk County line at 1035 Highway 1 and 78 this afternoon.

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BREAKING NEWS: Fire Near County Line

Posted: Friday, March 21st, 2014 at 1:14 pm

Crews are fighting a structure fire, just about a mile east of the Keokuk County line at 1035 Highway 1 and 78.

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