Today’s Local News

Egg Hunts Being Held Locally This Weekend

Posted: Saturday, April 12th, 2014 at 6:02 am

Local residents have two chances to get into the Easter spirit this weekend.

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Gravel Road Race Returns for Fourth Year

Posted: Friday, April 11th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Twisted Spokes Racing Team is sponsoring an event in Washington County this weekend.

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Weekend’s 3-D Shoot to Help Student Archers with Nationals

Posted: Friday, April 11th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The first 3-D Archery shoot of the year will be held tomorrow.

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Washington’s ACT Average Below State’s

Posted: Friday, April 11th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Washington High School’s average ACT score is lower than the state average.

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Riverside Seeking Proposals from Engineering Firms

Posted: Friday, April 11th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The City of Riverside is sending requests for proposal and qualifications to engineering firms.

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Drought Conditions Better than Last Year

Posted: Friday, April 11th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Drought conditions remain steady from last week to this week according to the U.S. Drought Monitor.

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Mid-Prairie’s Prom Being Held Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, April 11th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Mid-Prairie juniors and seniors will have their prom tomorrow evening.

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Washington Hydrants to be Flushed

Posted: Friday, April 11th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Fire hyrdants will be flushed in the City of Washington soon.

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Jefferson County Man Arrested After Investigation for Internet Crimes Against Children

Posted: Thursday, April 10th, 2014 at 8:18 am

The Fairfield Police Department reports that an investigation is complete and a man has been charged with sexual exploitation of a minor.

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School Board Approves 2015 Budget

Posted: Thursday, April 10th, 2014 at 6:24 am

The budget for the Washington Community School District for Fiscal Year 2015 was approved last night.

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National Healthcare Decisions Day

Posted: Thursday, April 10th, 2014 at 6:23 am

National Healthcare Decisions Day is next week.

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Committees to Focus on Different Aspects of Bunker Mill Bridge Restoration

Posted: Thursday, April 10th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Now that the Friends of Bunker Mill Bridge board has dissolved, committees that will deal with the restoration are beginning to take shape.

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Five Field Fires in Washington County Tuesday

Posted: Thursday, April 10th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Area agencies responded to five fires in the county yesterday afternoon.

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Mid-Prairie Jazz Band Places 8th at Championships

Posted: Thursday, April 10th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Mid-Prairie performed well at this week’s Iowa Jazz Championships.

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Greiner Buildings Wins Two Awards

Posted: Thursday, April 10th, 2014 at 6:21 am

A Washington business has received two awards from the National Frame Builders Association.

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Department of Education Releases Results of WACO Evaluation

Posted: Thursday, April 10th, 2014 at 6:21 am

WACO School District recently received the results of an evaluation conducted by the Iowa Department of Education.

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Alumni Bands to Play at 175th Celebration

Posted: Thursday, April 10th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Plans for Washington’s 175th Celebration are still underway and there will be a performance by Washington alumni bands.

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County May Abate Nuisance at Six Noncompliant Homes

Posted: Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 at 6:25 am

The deadline for septic systems to be in place and compliant in Rubio and Richmond according to the Department of Natural Resources is seven weeks away.

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Infighting Led to Disbandment of Bunker Mill Board

Posted: Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A meeting that dealt with the future of the Bunker Mill Bridge restoration was held at the Kalona Chamber of Commerce last night.

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Keota City Council Amends Zoning Ordinance

Posted: Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Following the third reading of an amendment on Monday, the City of Keota’s zoning ordinance now includes six different zoning districts.

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