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Next Step in City Comprehensive Plan

Posted: Thursday, July 12th, 2012 at 6:27 am

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The city of Washington’s Comprehensive Plan was presented recently and the process is nearing completion.  

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Iowa Utilities Board Seeking Public Input Tonight

Posted: Thursday, July 12th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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The Iowa Utilities Board (IUB) is holding a meeting to take public comment on a gas rate increase request from Alliant Energy.  

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Washington Residents Place in State Bike Competition

Posted: Thursday, July 12th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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A resident of Washington has received a medal in a recent bike competition in Clear Lake.  

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Local Bank Holding Reception for Team Going to State

Posted: Thursday, July 12th, 2012 at 6:24 am

A local bank will hold a reception for the Mid-Prairie team going to state.

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University of Iowa Art Program at Kalona Public Library Today

Posted: Thursday, July 12th, 2012 at 6:23 am

A University of Iowa program is coming to the Kalona Public Library today.

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WCRF Mini-Grants Applications Due Today

Posted: Thursday, July 12th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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Grant applications to the Washington County Riverboat Foundation from local non-profits are due today.  

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Changes Coming to Some Jefferson County Bridges

Posted: Thursday, July 12th, 2012 at 6:21 am

Bridge inspections in Jefferson County show that a few changes need to be made.

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Washington Page – Brent Hinson Part 2

Posted: Wednesday, July 11th, 2012 at 11:01 am

Washington City Administrator Brent Hinson finishes his conversation about the next step in the city’s Comprehensive Plan.

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Burlington Man Charged in Stabbing

Posted: Wednesday, July 11th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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A man from Burlington is behind bars after a knife attack early yesterday morning.  

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Board of Supervisors Hear Quarterly Reports

Posted: Wednesday, July 11th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors heard quarterly reports from two Washington County Departments as part of their meeting yesterday.  

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Washington School Board to Meet Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, July 11th, 2012 at 6:27 am

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The Washington School Board is holding their meeting in a new location tonight.  

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Honor Flight Information Held

Posted: Wednesday, July 11th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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About 25 people attended an informational meeting last night to provide more information about the Honor Flight happening September 18th.  

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Heat from Last Week Causes Pavement Problems

Posted: Wednesday, July 11th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Area road crews are busy fixing problems caused by last week’s heat wave.  

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Washington Airport to Receive State Funds

Posted: Wednesday, July 11th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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The Washington Airport is receiving funds for repairs.  

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USDA Releases Crop & Weather Report

Posted: Wednesday, July 11th, 2012 at 6:23 am

A week of triple digit temperatures and no rain did little to help crops and fields struggling with moisture.

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Heat Wave Causes Fish Kill in Odessa Lake

Posted: Wednesday, July 11th, 2012 at 6:22 am

High temperatures and low dissolved oxygen levels resulted in a fish kill in Odessa Lake.

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Santorum To Visit Coralville

Posted: Wednesday, July 11th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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Senator Rick Santorum will visit southeast Iowa today for the launch of a medical research fundraising campaign.

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Burlington Man Charged in Stabbing

Posted: Tuesday, July 10th, 2012 at 3:58 pm

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A man from Burlington is behind bars after a knife attack early this morning.

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Washington Page – Brent Hinson Part 1

Posted: Tuesday, July 10th, 2012 at 11:01 am

In the first of a two part program, Washington City Administrator Brent Hinson talks about the next step for the city’s Comprehensive Plan.

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Special City Council Meeting Approves Grant Applications

Posted: Tuesday, July 10th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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A special City Council meeting was held yesterday afternoon.  

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