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Halloween across South East Iowa

Posted: Saturday, October 30th, 2010 at 6:23 am

A number of towns across South East Iowa are celebrating Halloween this weekend.

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Opera Star in Fairfield for Halloween

Posted: Saturday, October 30th, 2010 at 6:21 am

Metropolitan Opera Singer David Malis will be spending Halloween in Fairfield Sunday.

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Dozens Fill Washington’s Coffee Corner To See Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Terry Branstad

Posted: Friday, October 29th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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A standing room only crowd greeted Republican gubernatorial candidate Terry Branstad and lieutenant governor nominee Kim Reynolds during a half hour stop yesterday in Washington.

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Multiple Halloween Activities This Weekend In Washington

Posted: Friday, October 29th, 2010 at 6:28 am

There are multiple options for Washington trick-or-treaters this weekend.

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RSVP Now For Tomorrow’s WHS Dance Team Fundraiser

Posted: Friday, October 29th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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The Washington High School Dance Team is fundraising to pay for the team’s trip to the annual state competition in Des Moines and other expenses.

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Kalona Family named Good Farm Neighbors

Posted: Friday, October 29th, 2010 at 6:25 am

A Kalona Family has been named November Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award Winner.

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Washington Organizations Receive More Than $27,000 In Mini Grants

Posted: Friday, October 29th, 2010 at 6:24 am

Recently the Washington County Riverboat Foundation announced its Mini Grant Award recipients, with more than $27,000 going to organizations in the city of Washington.

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Last Farmers Market in Fairfield Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, October 29th, 2010 at 6:23 am

Farmers Markets are wrapping up all across southeast Iowa, and that includes the Fairfield Farmers Market.

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4-H Award Family Fun Night Scheduled For November 6th

Posted: Friday, October 29th, 2010 at 6:22 am

Washington County 4-H will celebrate its annual Award Family Fun Night on Saturday, November 6th at 5:30 p.m. at the Washington County Fairgrounds.

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Women in Rock Dance Gala Tonight

Posted: Friday, October 29th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Women in Rock Dance Gala comes to the Fairfield tonight. 

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In Washington, November 2nd Vote More Than Just Candidate Elections

Posted: Thursday, October 28th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Washington County residents will vote for more than candidates on November 2nd.

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Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Terry Branstad To Visit Washington Today

Posted: Thursday, October 28th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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Republican gubernatorial candidate Terry Brandstad and lieutenant governor nominee Kim Reynolds will be in Washington today.

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Washington County Health Insurance To Include Organ Transplant, More Mental Health Coverage

Posted: Thursday, October 28th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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The Washington County Board of supervisors has approved changes to county employees’ health insurance.

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Ground Breaking for Kalona Valley Apartments Today Thanks to USDA

Posted: Thursday, October 28th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Kalona Valley Apartments will be breaking ground on a new five unit addition today.

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Washington Collecting Leaves Through November 24th

Posted: Thursday, October 28th, 2010 at 6:24 am

The City of Washington is offering free pickup of leaves through November 24th.

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Last Weekend for Fairfield Haunted House

Posted: Thursday, October 28th, 2010 at 6:23 am

This is the last weekend for the Way Off Broadway Haunted House in Fairfield.

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Mosquito And Public Health Pest Management Course Offered Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, October 28th, 2010 at 6:22 am

Washington County Extension Office is hosting a Mosquito/Public Health Pest Management Continuing Instructional Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators.

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Forever Plaid Musical in Fairfield November 4th

Posted: Thursday, October 28th, 2010 at 6:21 am

Forever Plaid, the musical will be coming to Fairfield’s Sondheim Center for the performing arts next Thursday November 4th

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Governor Culver Is “Proud” Of Main Street Washington Designation

Posted: Wednesday, October 27th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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Iowa Governor Chet Culver was in Washington and Fairfield yesterday for his Main Street vs. Wall Street Tour, a 72-stop campaign push for the November 2nd election.

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$8 Million Dollar General Obligation Bonds Unanimously Approved By Washington County Supervisors

Posted: Wednesday, October 27th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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After voting to table the issue at last week’s public forum, the Washington County Board of Supervisors has unanimously approved $8 million in General Obligation Bonds to pay for the County’s share of a $12 million secondary roads improvement project.

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