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SURE Application Deadline Is September 30th

Posted: Saturday, September 25th, 2010 at 9:08 am

September is the last month applications can be submitted to the USDA Farm Service Agency for 2008 Supplemental Revenue Assistance program

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Johnson, Keokuk And Jefferson Join Washington And Louisa Counties As USDA Disaster Areas

Posted: Saturday, September 25th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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Johnson, Keokuk and Jefferson counties have been added to a list of contiguous Primary Natural Disaster Areas.

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Washington City Council Praises Corn Country Cruisers, Approves Next Year’s Dates

Posted: Saturday, September 25th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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The Washington City Council has approved Corn Country Cruisers to use Washington’s Central Park and Square the second Saturday of May, June, July and August next summer.

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Mariannette Miller-Meeks Discusses “American Dream” At Washington Meet And Greet

Posted: Saturday, September 25th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Southeast Iowa Congressional Candidate Dr. Mariannette Miller-Meeks was in Washington this week.

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Loebsack, Judge to Appear at Mt. Pleasant Rally Today

Posted: Saturday, September 25th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Congressman Dave Loebsack and Lt. Governor Patty Judge will be attending the 2010 Henry County Democrats’ harvest Rally and Fall Fundraiser.

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Washington County 4-H Leadership Development Participants Wanted

Posted: Saturday, September 25th, 2010 at 6:24 am

The Washington County Extension Office is accepting applications for new 4-H Leadership Development Program participants.

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Kalona Fall Festival Continues Today.

Posted: Saturday, September 25th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Kalona Fall Festival continues today at Kalona Historical villages.

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Washington County Conservation Education Center Has New Winter Hours

Posted: Saturday, September 25th, 2010 at 6:22 am

Washington County Conservation says it’s Education Center in Marr Park is changing its hours for winter.

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Fairfield’s Southeast Iowa Wellness Expo Today

Posted: Saturday, September 25th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Southeast Iowa Wellness Expo is being held today in Fairfield at the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center.

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More Than 50 Attend Washington School District Public Forum

Posted: Friday, September 24th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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More than 50 area residents attended a public forum to discuss the proposed renovation plan for the Washington High School.

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Two Space Themed Events Tomorrow At The Washington Public Library

Posted: Friday, September 24th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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The Washington Public Library has teamed with Cedar Rapids based technology firm Rockwell Collins to host two space themed programs for young children and teenagers.

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Absentee Voting For November Election Now Available

Posted: Friday, September 24th, 2010 at 6:26 am

Iowans can now vote for November’s midterm elections at their county auditor’s office or apply for an absentee ballot online.

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Muscatine man one of 9 killed in Afghanistan helicopter crash

Posted: Friday, September 24th, 2010 at 6:25 am

A Muscatine man is among nine American troops who died Tuesday in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan.

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“Key Provisions” Of The Patient Protection And Affordable Care Act Are Now In Effect

Posted: Friday, September 24th, 2010 at 6:24 am

Insurance companies can no longer cancel coverage if you become sick.

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Last Day to get Tickets for Hawktober Fest at Football Game

Posted: Friday, September 24th, 2010 at 6:23 am

Today is the last day to get tickets for the Mid Prairie Hawktober Fest at the Mid-Prairie Home football game.

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Fairfield Resident Buddy Biancalana to Discuss Book Saturday

Posted: Friday, September 24th, 2010 at 6:22 am

Fairfield resident Buddy Biancalana will be telling the story of playing in the World Series and almost winning the MVP on Saturday.

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E911 Services and Communications Board Joint Meeting This Monday

Posted: Friday, September 24th, 2010 at 6:22 am

The E911 Services and Communications Boards Joint will meet Monday.

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Public Hearing Held, Washington County Zoning Amendment Passed To 2nd Reading

Posted: Thursday, September 23rd, 2010 at 6:30 am


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The first Washington County Zoning amendment request is nearly approved.

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Marek Talks Egg Recall, Iowa Economy and Wind Farms During Washington Forums

Posted: Thursday, September 23rd, 2010 at 6:28 am

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State Representative Larry Marek held two forums in Washington Tuesday.

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Washington Resident Cited For Unlawful Passing Of A School Bus

Posted: Thursday, September 23rd, 2010 at 6:26 am


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A Washington woman has been cited for unlawful passing of a school bus.

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