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Washington County Conservation Education Center Has New Winter Hours

Posted: Thursday, October 7th, 2010 at 6:22 am

Washington County Conservation says it’s Education Center in Marr Park has new winter hours.

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Washington Supervisors Searching For Grants To Pay For Automatic Door At Orchard Hill Complex

Posted: Wednesday, October 6th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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Washington County Supervisors have unanimously shown support for the installation of an automatic, handicap accessible door at the Orchard Hill Complex.

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Students, Chamber Of Commerce Working Together For Washington Promotional Video

Posted: Wednesday, October 6th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Two Washington High School juniors are filming city events to create a Chamber of Commerce promotional video.

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Fairfield Police Release More Details in McDonalds Robbery

Posted: Wednesday, October 6th, 2010 at 6:26 am

The Fairfield Police Department is reporting that at approximately 5:15am Sunday a robbery was reported by an employee at the McDonald’s Restaurant located at 1705 W. Burlington.

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Washington City Council Preview

Posted: Wednesday, October 6th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Today the Washington City Council will meet in regular session.

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Walk At Work Today In Washington

Posted: Wednesday, October 6th, 2010 at 6:26 am

Jet Physical Therapy in Washington is inviting area residents to get an hour of exercise this afternoon.

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Lake Darling to Hold a Public Meeting on Renovations Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, October 6th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Lake Darling State Park will be holding a public meeting tonight to discuss lake and campground renovations.

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Washington County 4-H Looking For “Clover Kids” Participants

Posted: Wednesday, October 6th, 2010 at 6:24 am

Washington County 4-H is looking for kindergarten through third grade students to participate in hands-on activities through Clover Kids.

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Kalona City Council Looking to Partner with Interstate Power and Light Company

Posted: Wednesday, October 6th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Kalona City Council held a public hearing Monday during their regular city council meeting to discuss the possibility of entering into a franchise agreement for electric with Interstate Power and Light Company.

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Adolescent Health, Obesity Task Forces Created To Deal With Health In Washington County

Posted: Tuesday, October 5th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Healthy Community Coalition has unveiled two new task forces and complimentary programs to address the health issues of area residents during the next five years.

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Washington County Supervisors Approve Application For Joint Four County Housing Trust

Posted: Tuesday, October 5th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors has joined Benton, Jones and Iowa counties to form a housing trust through the East Central Iowa Council of Governments.

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Candidate Forum Scheduled For October 18th In Washington

Posted: Tuesday, October 5th, 2010 at 6:26 am

The Washington Chamber of Commerce will host a moderated candidate forum on Monday, October 18 for four contested county and state races.

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Wayland Man Arrested in fight in Coppock Bar

Posted: Tuesday, October 5th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Jefferson County Sheriffs office is reporting that Saturday night a man was arrested in a fight at the Eagles Nest in Coppock.

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First Place Finish For Washington HS Marching Band

Posted: Tuesday, October 5th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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The Washington High School Marching Band placed first in class 3A competition this weekend at the Annual Davis County Festival of Bands.

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Winfield Mount Union Homecoming This Week

Posted: Tuesday, October 5th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Winfield Mount Union Homecoming is this week with several activities scheduled.

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Property Taxes And Handicap Accessibility On Washington County Supervisor Agenda

Posted: Tuesday, October 5th, 2010 at 6:22 am

This morning at 9:30 am the Washington County Board of Supervisors will meet in regular session.

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Fairfield Farmers Market Season Winding Down

Posted: Tuesday, October 5th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Fairfield Farmers Market is in its last month of operation for the year says Elizabet Humbel, Fairfield Market Manager.

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Work on South 9th Ave. to start Today

Posted: Monday, October 4th, 2010 at 6:30 am

Washington Engineer Rob McDonald says the work on South 9th Ave. will finally start as early as today.

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Washington County Flu Shot Schedule

Posted: Monday, October 4th, 2010 at 6:28 am

Washington County Public Health is giving area residents 26 opportunities to get flu shots in October.

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Medicare Advantage Premiums Soon To Be Lower, Better Care Offered

Posted: Monday, October 4th, 2010 at 6:26 am

Medicare Advantage premiums will decrease next year despite more coverage and “better care.”

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