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Keokuk County Expo Fair Queen Announced

Posted: Thursday, July 21st, 2011 at 6:25 am

The Keokuk County Expo has a new representative as Fair Queen.  

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Washington County Fair Wednesday Highlights

Posted: Thursday, July 21st, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The Washington County Fair held many events yesterday with the focus being Kids Day.

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No Thursday Night Entertainment in Downtown This Week

Posted: Thursday, July 21st, 2011 at 6:23 am

There will be no Thursday Night Live guest performers or Municipal Band performance this week in Washington.  

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Monthly Caregivers Support Group Meeting

Posted: Thursday, July 21st, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The next meeting of the Caregivers Support Group is focusing on “I’ll Never Put You in a Nursing Home.”  

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Washington County Fair Thursday Events

Posted: Thursday, July 21st, 2011 at 6:21 am

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The Washington County Fair continues tomorrow with more 4-H and FFA Livestock shows.  

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Road Closures

Posted: Wednesday, July 20th, 2011 at 5:14 pm

Highway 22 is closed near Riverside due to a multi-vehicle accident. Use posted detour route and use caution when driving through the area.

250th street (G-38) is closed 3 miles west of Washington due to pavement buckling.

Report buckled roadways to the Washington Safety Center at 653-2107.

Board of Supervisors Decide on Safety Center’s Future

Posted: Wednesday, July 20th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors have chosen a location for a relocation of the Washington County Safety Center.  

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Busy City Council Meeting This Week

Posted: Wednesday, July 20th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington City Council has a busy agenda this week as they will hold a second reading of a Tax Increment Financing Project for a business improvement project for Ann Williams/Insurance on the Avenue.  

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Cooling Center Available

Posted: Wednesday, July 20th, 2011 at 6:27 am

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The Washington Y is offering a place for those to go who do not have air conditioning.  

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Heat Causing Buckled Pavement

Posted: Wednesday, July 20th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The warmer temperatures are causing more than just thermometers to rise.  

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Company Encourages Energy Conservation during Heat Wave

Posted: Wednesday, July 20th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Alliant Energy has activated its Appliance Cycling Program to save energy during this week’s heat wave.  

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Washington County Fair Tuesday Events Recap

Posted: Wednesday, July 20th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The Washington County Fair held more events yesterday with many animal shows being featured throughout the day.

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Keokuk County Courthouse Electrical Replacement Begins

Posted: Wednesday, July 20th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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Efforts are underway to improve the electrical system of the Keokuk County Courthouse.  

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Endangered Birds Released in Louisa County

Posted: Wednesday, July 20th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources and Louisa County Conservation hope to help restore the population of a bird not seen in Iowa for over a century.  

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Washington County Fair Wednesday Events

Posted: Wednesday, July 20th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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The Washington County Fair continues today with Kids Day.

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Congressman Dave Loebsack Staff Holding Office Hours

Posted: Tuesday, July 19th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Congressman Dave Loebsack will have a representative from his office in the area this week.

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Washington County Riverboat Foundation Announcing Mini Grants Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, July 19th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Riverboat Foundation will be meeting at the Riverside Casino and Golf Resort tomorrow.

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Keota Man Sentenced in 2009 Meth Case

Posted: Tuesday, July 19th, 2011 at 6:26 am

A Keota man has been sentenced after his involvement in methamphetamine production.  

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Extension Officials Offer Help in Dealing with Japanese Beetles

Posted: Tuesday, July 19th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Biologists with the Iowa State Extension say Iowa’s Japanese beetle population has increased this summer.  

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Men’s Golf Day Registration

Posted: Tuesday, July 19th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The Washington Chamber of Commerce has set aside a second day for area golfers.  

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