Today’s Local News

CRP Haying, Grazing Extended

Posted: Saturday, September 7th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Emergency haying and grazing of land enrolled in the USDA’s Conservation Reserve Program has been given an extension.

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Operation Releaf this Month

Posted: Saturday, September 7th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Operation ReLeaf will have a distribution center in Washington this month.

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Supervisors Will Meet Monday

Posted: Saturday, September 7th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Due to Tuesday’s school board elections, the Washington County Board of Supervisors will meet Monday at 9:30 a.m.

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Fatal Motorcycle Wreck in Keokuk County

Posted: Friday, September 6th, 2013 at 6:27 am

A North English man died in a motorcycle wreck shortly before 2 a.m. yesterday morning near the Iowa-Keokuk County line by Highway 149.

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175th Committee Addresses Council

Posted: Friday, September 6th, 2013 at 6:25 am

Millie Youngquist and Diane Gallagher, chairpersons of the steering committee for Washingtons 175th Anniversary Celebration, presented plans for the event to the Washington City Council.

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Drought Now Severe in Washington County

Posted: Friday, September 6th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Another dry week, accompanied by high temperatures, worsened the drought now classified as severe in some parts of Iowa by the U.S. Drought Monitor.

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DNR Revising Consent Order

Posted: Friday, September 6th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Members of the Washington Board of Supervisors as well as Environmental Health Administrator Jennine Wolf recently met with members of the Iowa Department of Natural Resoucres to discuss the progress with the sewer projects in Richmond and Rubio.

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Kalona Council Appoints New Member

Posted: Friday, September 6th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The empty seat on the Kalona City Council has been filled.

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Old Settler’s Picnic Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, September 6th, 2013 at 6:21 am

A picnic in River Junction with a rich history returns to Walker Park Sunday.

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New Business in Washington

Posted: Friday, September 6th, 2013 at 6:21 am

A ribbon cutting was held in downtown Washington yesterday afternoon.

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Lockridge Man Shot

Posted: Thursday, September 5th, 2013 at 8:46 am

A man was found unresponsive in Lockridge yesterday after suffering a gunshot wound to the abdomen, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.

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Parties Select Supervisor Candidates

Posted: Thursday, September 5th, 2013 at 6:26 am

The Washington County District 5 Republicans and Democrats have selected their candidates for the special election for the Board of Supervisors’ seat.

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Bunker Mill Bridge Meeting Tuesday

Posted: Thursday, September 5th, 2013 at 6:25 am

A discussion of the Bunker Mill Bridge which was set ablaze last month was held at this week’s Washington County Board of Supervisors’ meeting.

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Clerk of Court Office Open Full Time Again

Posted: Thursday, September 5th, 2013 at 6:24 am

Washington’s Clerk of Court Office is now open full time.

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Bunker Mill Bridge Public Forum Scheduled

Posted: Thursday, September 5th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Before Bunker Mill Bridge is torn down, community members will have one last chance to come forward with alternatives.

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Few Crops in Excellent Condition

Posted: Thursday, September 5th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Only 6-percent of the state’s corn and 5-percent of the state’s soybeans are considered in excellent condition according to United States Department of Agriculture.

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Wellman Water Tower Maintenance Begins Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, September 5th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Work on Wellman’s water tower may lead to some minor issues for those on the city water supply.

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Washington’s 24th Annual Craft Fair Saturday

Posted: Thursday, September 5th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Washington’s 24th Annual Craft Fair is this Saturday.

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Second Annual Fall Fair This Weekend

Posted: Thursday, September 5th, 2013 at 6:21 am

In an effort to get the community involved in volunteering, a non-profit in Wayland is holding a public event this weekend.

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Candidates for District 5 Selected

Posted: Wednesday, September 4th, 2013 at 8:49 pm

Tonight, the Republican and Democratic parties of Washington County held special conventions to select candidates to run for the vacated District 5 Washington County Board of Supervisors seat.

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