Today’s Local News

Pilot Program for Recycling Should Start Soon

Posted: Friday, January 18th, 2013 at 6:21 am

A new resource for downtown Washington residents should be be underway soon.

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City Parks Department

Posted: Friday, January 18th, 2013 at 6:21 am

For the most part, the Washington Parks department will have a status quo budget for next year.

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Edwards Trial Continues Tomorrow with Jury Deliberation

Posted: Thursday, January 17th, 2013 at 6:30 am

The trial of a man accused of sexually assaulting a fellow inmate at the Washington County Jail will continue into a second day of jury deliberation.

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Apartment Building Residents Told to Evacuate

Posted: Thursday, January 17th, 2013 at 6:25 am
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The residents of an apartment building near downtown Washington have until 10 a.m. today to evacuate.

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Illegal Dumping Near Kewash Trail

Posted: Thursday, January 17th, 2013 at 6:24 am

A city maintenance crew cleaned up a large amount of trash dumped near a popular trail in Washington last week.

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Salary Increases for Elected Officials Established

Posted: Thursday, January 17th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors has acted on the recommendations made by the Compensation Board.

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School Administration Examines Legislative Priorities

Posted: Thursday, January 17th, 2013 at 6:22 am

With the Iowa State Legislature back in session, Washington Community School District Superintendent Mike Jorgenson outlines two possible education reform concepts.

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ID Action Holds Meeting on Mental Health Redesign

Posted: Thursday, January 17th, 2013 at 6:22 am
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People from all over southeast Iowa gathered at the Washington Public Library yesterday, to learn more about how changes to mental health services in the state will affect those with disabilities.

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City Receives Rebate for Energy Efficient Sewer Plant

Posted: Thursday, January 17th, 2013 at 6:21 am

The City of Washington has received about 44-thousand dollars in an energy rebate.

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Testimony to Continue This Morning in Edwards Trial

Posted: Wednesday, January 16th, 2013 at 6:26 am
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Opening statements were heard in the Edwards trial yesterday.

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Richmond Work Session Next Week

Posted: Wednesday, January 16th, 2013 at 6:25 am

A public meeting has been scheduled with the hopes that it will produce a viable alternative to the Richmond lagoon project.

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Task Force Looks at 2013 Health Initiatives

Posted: Wednesday, January 16th, 2013 at 6:24 am

The Washington County Obesity Prevention Task Force has several items of focus for this calendar year.

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Washington PTO’s Biggest Fundraiser is Friday

Posted: Wednesday, January 16th, 2013 at 6:24 am

The Washington High School Parent-Teacher Organization is planning their third annual cake auction.

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Slow Down and Savor Washington This Weekend

Posted: Wednesday, January 16th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Saturday is the next edition of ‘Slow Down and Savor Washington.

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Still Time Left to Signup for Live Healthy Iowa Challenge

Posted: Wednesday, January 16th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Washington County is taking part in a statewide initiative that has a goal of improving the county’s overall health.

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Charges Follow Accident Outside of Winfield

Posted: Tuesday, January 15th, 2013 at 2:22 pm

An accident in Henry County has led to the driver being charged.

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Christmas Cash Call Winner Claims Prize

Posted: Tuesday, January 15th, 2013 at 8:27 am
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Out of 40 qualifiers in our Christmas Cash Call, it was Felicia Humphries of Washington who came away the winner.

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Meeting on Mental Health Redesign Tomorrow at Library

Posted: Tuesday, January 15th, 2013 at 6:24 am

With big changes caused by the 2012 Mental Health & Disability Services Redesign, a meeting is being held to start a dialogue on what those changes mean.

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Firemen Prepare for Wednesday’s Pancake Day

Posted: Tuesday, January 15th, 2013 at 6:24 am
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The Washington Fire Department has been preparing for tomorrow’s Annual Pancake Day.

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