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YMCA of Washington Annual Meeting Today

Posted: Friday, March 19th, 2010 at 6:48 am

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The YMCA of Washington is having its 85th annual meeting today.

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Kidzfest Date Announced

Posted: Friday, March 19th, 2010 at 6:47 am

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Washington County Hospital and Clinics has set the date for their annual Kidzfest.

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WCHC, WCPH Making Plans for Women’s Health Week

Posted: Friday, March 19th, 2010 at 6:20 am

The 11th Annual Women’s Health Week is approaching fast.

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Lovetinsky Named 911 Telecommunicator of the Year

Posted: Thursday, March 18th, 2010 at 7:30 am

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A local woman will be recognized as the 911 telecommunicator of the year next week at a ceremony in Des Moines.

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Washington City Councilors Look at Speed Limit Change on East Washington

Posted: Thursday, March 18th, 2010 at 7:22 am

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Washington City Councilors are looking adjusting some speed limits on East Washington Street.

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Ag Secretary Hopeful on Special Edition Ag Week Magazine

Posted: Thursday, March 18th, 2010 at 7:14 am

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A dairy farmer from Fairfield who’s hoping to be Iowa’s next ag secretary says agricultural models need to be rethought.

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Roberts to Make Gubernatorial Bid Official

Posted: Thursday, March 18th, 2010 at 7:09 am

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Another Republican has is making his candidacy for governor official.

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Horticulturalist Answers Question: When is it Dry Enough to Plant my Garden?

Posted: Thursday, March 18th, 2010 at 6:48 am

All the recent warm weather has many green-thumbs anxious to get in the garden.

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WHS Physics Team State-bound

Posted: Thursday, March 18th, 2010 at 6:46 am

The Washington High School Physics Team is state-bound.

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College Fair this Month

Posted: Thursday, March 18th, 2010 at 6:43 am

Area high school students and parents are invited to a day of college information and counseling.

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Lincoln to Host Family Social Studies Night

Posted: Thursday, March 18th, 2010 at 6:42 am

Lincoln Elementary in Washington is having Family Social Studies Night.

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Highland Among Schools with Highest Graduation Rates

Posted: Wednesday, March 17th, 2010 at 6:52 am

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Many area high schools had some of the highest graduation rates in the state last year and among them, Highland was near the top.

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Gettemy Makes Bid for 2nd Congressional District Official

Posted: Wednesday, March 17th, 2010 at 6:50 am

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A businessman from Marion has made his bid for Iowa’s Second Congressional Seat Official.

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Research Farm Supt. on Special Edition Magazine Today

Posted: Wednesday, March 17th, 2010 at 6:46 am

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Breakthroughs in technology all begin one way: with research. Agriculture is no different. In this area, some of that research is done on a farm near Crawfordsville.

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Winter Weather Possible

Posted: Wednesday, March 17th, 2010 at 6:45 am

It looks like Old Man Winter might not be ready to leave southeast Iowa just yet.

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County Roads Fairing Well So Far

Posted: Wednesday, March 17th, 2010 at 6:44 am

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Soggy, spring weather can take its toll on Washington County’s secondary roads, but they’ve held up pretty well so far this year.

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This is Fix-A-Leak-Week

Posted: Wednesday, March 17th, 2010 at 6:41 am

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This is Fix-a-Leak Week. The Iowa Utilities Board says minor water leaks in homes and irrigation systems account for more than one trillion gallons of water wasted each year

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WJH Band Gets Top Honors

Posted: Wednesday, March 17th, 2010 at 6:27 am

The Washington Junior High Band has received top honors at the Southeast Iowa Band Association Large Group Festival.

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Maharishi Spring Celebration

Posted: Wednesday, March 17th, 2010 at 5:20 am

The Maharishi School in Fairfield is honoring members from the School, University and Fairfield community at their 35th Annual Spring Celebration.

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Branstad Plans Washington Visit

Posted: Tuesday, March 16th, 2010 at 7:20 am

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Former governor and current gubernatorial hopeful Terry Branstad is planning a visit to Washington this week.

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