Today's Local News

Electric Bill Rates

Posted: Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Last week, the Iowa Utilities Board (IUB) required Alliant Energy to refund customers approximately $5 million. 

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Board of Supervisors Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Yesterday at the Washington County Board of Supervisors Meeting, they approved to allow IDOT to use county roads.

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Kalona Discusses New Weapons Ordinance

Posted: Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Kalona City Council had their first reading Monday night on a new weapons ordinance.

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Two Auto Accidents Yesterday

Posted: Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010 at 6:24 am

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Yesterday morning, the Washington County Safety Center received two calls of accidents in the rural Kalona area.

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Busiest Mailing Day

Posted: Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010 at 6:23 am

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The United States Post Office recently had a busy day.

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Columbus Community School District Discusses Building and Grounds Issues

Posted: Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010 at 6:22 am

The Columbus Community School District discussed their summer work projects on Monday night during their board meeting.

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Louisa-Muscatine Sets Money for At Risk Programs

Posted: Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Louisa-Muscatine Board of Education met on Monday and one of the main items on their agenda was the application for modified allowable growth for at risk programs.

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Richland Boil Order Lifted

Posted: Tuesday, December 21st, 2010 at 6:37 am

The City of Richland in Keokuk County has lifted the boil advisory for its drinking water system.

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Washington County Secondary Roads Grant

Posted: Tuesday, December 21st, 2010 at 6:30 am

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Last week, we let you know about grants given by the Washington County Riverboat Foundation.

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Reminder to Shop Locally

Posted: Tuesday, December 21st, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Main Street Washington is encouraging you to continue to shop locally this holiday season. 

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Weekend Power Outage

Posted: Tuesday, December 21st, 2010 at 6:26 am

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This past weekend, parts of Washington County experienced a power outage.

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New Ethanol Subsidies will allow options at the Gas Pump

Posted: Tuesday, December 21st, 2010 at 6:25 am

Congressional negotiators have agreed to extend the 45-cent-per-gallon subsidy for ethanol for one year and also continue a tariff on imports of the biofuel.

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Iowa Farmland Values Rise

Posted: Tuesday, December 21st, 2010 at 6:24 am

Last week KCII reported that the average value of an acre of farmland in Iowa increased 15.9% in 2010. 

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Salvation Army Bell Ringers Still Needed

Posted: Tuesday, December 21st, 2010 at 6:23 am

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The Salvation Army is still looking for volunteers to ring bells this week.

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Food Drive Continuing

Posted: Tuesday, December 21st, 2010 at 6:22 am

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KCII’s 8th Annual Caring Christmas Food Drive is continuing through this week.

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Jefferson County Board Sets Fee for Pistols and Revolvers

Posted: Tuesday, December 21st, 2010 at 6:21 am

Yesterday the Jefferson County Board of Supervisors set a $5 permit fee for anyone who wants to buy a pistol or revolver.

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Board of Supervisors Meeting

Posted: Monday, December 20th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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Tomorrow, the Washington County Board of Supervisors will meet in regular session. 

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Choir Concert Tonight

Posted: Monday, December 20th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Tonight, the Washington Choral Society along with the Washington High School Choir is performing “La Fiesta De La Posada.”

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Kalona City Council meeting tonight

Posted: Monday, December 20th, 2010 at 6:26 am

The Kalona City Council will be meeting tonight in regular session.

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Bill Northey to Visit Wellman

Posted: Monday, December 20th, 2010 at 6:25 am

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Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey is planning a visit to Wellman next month. 

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