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Ainsworth Veterans Day Dinner Tonight

Posted: Thursday, November 11th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Ainsworth American Legion Post 351 is sponsoring their annual Veterans Day dinner tonight.

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Washington County Hospital and Clinics Offering a Lactation Clinic

Posted: Thursday, November 11th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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A Lactation Clinic is now being offered in the Obstetrics Department at Washington County Hospital and Clinics every Wednesday from 8am to 4pm for anyone who has delivered at WCHC or has questions about breastfeeding. The clinic will provide weight and hearing checks, biliscans and support for the mothers, as well as instructions and techniques to help master breastfeeding. Registered Nurse in the Obstetrics Department Arnel Baughman is running the clinic. Appointments can be made by calling 653-6343.

Keota High School Presenting the Diary of Anne Frank

Posted: Thursday, November 11th, 2010 at 6:23 am

Keota High School will be opening their production of the Diary of Anne Frank Tonight.

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Pesticide Testing Offered in Washington Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, November 11th, 2010 at 6:22 am

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The Iowa Department of Ag and Land Stewardship is offering pesticide testing tomorrow in Washington.

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Keota School Board Meets Tonight

Posted: Thursday, November 11th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Keota Community School District Board of Education meeting will be tonight.

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Fatality in 2 Vehicle Crash

Posted: Wednesday, November 10th, 2010 at 6:52 am


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The Iowa State Patrol reports a two vehicle accident south of Iowa City yesterday caused 1 fatality and sent 2 to the hospital.

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Projects Highlight Washington County Conservation Board Meeting Today

Posted: Wednesday, November 10th, 2010 at 6:30 am

Two potential projects at Marr Park will highlight the Washington County Conservation Board meeting tonight.

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Henry/Washington ECA Board Meets Today

Posted: Wednesday, November 10th, 2010 at 6:28 am

Early Childhood Iowa is a statewide initiative that provides local funding for programs to benefit all families with children 0 to 5 years old.

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History of Veterans Day

Posted: Wednesday, November 10th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Veterans Day is tomorrow, formerly known as Armistice Day, was originally set as a U.S. legal holiday to honor the end of World War I on November 11, 1918.

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Mid Prairie School board makes a decision on elementaries

Posted: Wednesday, November 10th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Mid Prairie Board of Education met Monday and one of the main items they discussed was the Elementary study Group Report.

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Iowa to Receive Funds for Workforce Development Database

Posted: Wednesday, November 10th, 2010 at 6:24 am

The U.S. Department of Labor announced $12.2 million to 13 states through the Workforce Data Quality Initiative.

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Winfield – Mt. Union School Board Meeting tonight

Posted: Wednesday, November 10th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Winfield Mt. Union School board is meeting tonight.

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Sigourney Keota’s Impressive Season Comes to an End

Posted: Wednesday, November 10th, 2010 at 6:22 am

The Sigourney-Keota Cobra’s football season came to an end last night.

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Pork Quality Assurance Plus Training in Williamsburg next Week

Posted: Wednesday, November 10th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Iowa State Extension will be putting on Pork Quality Assurance Plus Training next week at the Williamsburg Farm Bureau.

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America’s Farm Grow Communities Program Provides $2,500 Donations

Posted: Tuesday, November 9th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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Area farmers have the opportunity to apply for a $2,500 donation to designate to their favorite local non-profit organization.

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Veteran’s Day Activities Set in Washington

Posted: Tuesday, November 9th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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The Veteran’s Day activities this year will begin at 9A.M. at the Washington County All Veteran’s Memorial.

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Seniors Fall Victim to Various Illegal Activities and Scams Meeting Thursday

Posted: Tuesday, November 9th, 2010 at 6:26 am

The Heritage Agency on Aging Washington County Task Force is having a meeting for the public on ways seniors may fall victim to various illegal activities.

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SE Iowa Pheasant numbers will only recover with habitat change

Posted: Tuesday, November 9th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Pheasant numbers are down in Iowa by almost 30% from last year, and 54% below the 10 year average which might affect hunting in Iowa this year.

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Washington Public Library Presenting Free Concert

Posted: Tuesday, November 9th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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The Washington Public Library is presenting a series of free, public lunch-hour concerts with the first series beginning tomorrow.

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Jefferson County working on finishing trail

Posted: Tuesday, November 9th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Jefferson County Board of Supervisors met yesterday in their weekly meeting, and one of the main items on their agenda was the discussion of the Gear Ave. Trail.

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