Today's Local News

Washington County Supervisors To Pay $1,000 To Apply For EPA Grant

Posted: Friday, July 30th, 2010 at 6:25 am

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Washington County has teamed with Kalona, Wellman, Riverside and Washington to apply for a contaminated land rehabilitation program.

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Renovations Complete At City Hall In Kalona

Posted: Friday, July 30th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Construction is complete at City Hall in Kalona.

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Brinton Film Festival Celebrates 12th Year This Weekend

Posted: Friday, July 30th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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Tonight at the Ainsworth Opera House, the Brinton Film Festival celebrates its 12th year of showing some of the oldest movies still in existence, a few of which date back to 1897 and are kept for archival purposes by the Smithsonian Institute.

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Fiber Arts Day At Historic Alexander Log House

Posted: Friday, July 30th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Daughters of the American Revolution is hosting the First Annual Fiber Arts Day this weekend. 

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Optimist Disc Golf Tournament Free To Area Children

Posted: Friday, July 30th, 2010 at 6:22 am

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The Optimist Club of Washington is holding a disc golf tournament tomorrow in Sunset Park. 

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Way Off Broadways Show “Big River”

Posted: Friday, July 30th, 2010 at 6:21 am

Iowa’s only professional musical theatre Way Off Broadway in Fairfield has set dates for their third and final musical of the summer.

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Washington School Registration Deadline

Posted: Friday, July 30th, 2010 at 6:20 am

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The Washington Community School District is reminding parents that registration forms are due today.

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Blum Murder Trial Delayed, October 5th Date Set

Posted: Thursday, July 29th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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The trial of a Washington man who told authorities he smothered his wife to death after she backed into their garage door has been delayed until October.

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Update: Celebrate Washington Coed Sand Volleyball Tournament Cancelled

Posted: Thursday, July 29th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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A coed sand volleyball tournament that was scheduled to take place Sunday, August 7th during Celebrate Washington has been cancelled.

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Ainsworth Woman Pleads Guilty In Presidential Student Loan Case

Posted: Thursday, July 29th, 2010 at 6:26 am

A former employee of a U.S. Department of Education contractor in southeast Iowa has plead guilty to illegally viewing President Barack Obama’s student loan records.

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Crop Technology Tour Taking Place At Keota Man’s Farm

Posted: Thursday, July 29th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Iowa State Extension along with Vision Ag is presenting a crop technology tour at a local mans farm.

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Washington’s “207 Night Club” Liquor Dilemma

Posted: Thursday, July 29th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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KCII reported last week that The 207 Night Club was successfully bringing local and out of state bands to Washington.

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Back To School Shoppers Can Save With Iowa’s Annual Sales Tax Holiday

Posted: Thursday, July 29th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The new school year is on the horizon and that means back to school shopping.

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Community Chest $1,200 Grocery Give Away Rescheduled For TNL Farmer’s Market

Posted: Thursday, July 29th, 2010 at 6:22 am

Community Chest, an organization that supports non-profits in the Washington area, has rescheduled its $1,200 Grocery Giveaway for tonight’s Farmer’s Market.

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Animation and Visual Effects Company Open House

Posted: Thursday, July 29th, 2010 at 6:21 am

Iowa’s only full service animation and visual effects company serving clients on a national level is having an open house. 

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Thursday Night Live Is Back

Posted: Wednesday, July 28th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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After a week hiatus, Thursday Night Live entertainment returns to Washington’s Central Park later this week.

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Riverboat Foundation Mini Grant Applications Available

Posted: Wednesday, July 28th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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The Washington County Riverboat Foundation will be giving away $100,000 in new “Mini Grants” this fall.

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8th Annual Kyle Elijah Tobin Memorial Golf Outing

Posted: Wednesday, July 28th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The 8th Annual Kyle Elijah Tobin Memorial Golf Outing is coming up at Lagos Acres in Keota.

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System For Secondary Road Repair Quotes Allows Lowest Price, Smaller Companies To Participate

Posted: Wednesday, July 28th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The cost of secondary road patching projects in Washington County could be lower because of a system that allows smaller companies to submit quotes.

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Washington County 4-H Members Receive Leadership Grant

Posted: Wednesday, July 28th, 2010 at 6:22 am

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Two Washington County 4-H members have received $2,000 scholarships from The Hills Bank and Trust Company.

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