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Washington Soil and Water Conservation District Awards Grant

Posted: Wednesday, March 16th, 2011 at 6:22 am

The Washington Soil and Water Conservation District has awarded a grant to the Washington County Conservation Board. 

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Board of Supervisors Approve Budget to Raise Taxes

Posted: Tuesday, March 15th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors held a special session yesterday morning to discuss the fiscal year 2012 budget. 

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Washington County Hospital Creates Good Impact on Local Economy

Posted: Tuesday, March 15th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Washington County Hospital and Clinics (WCHC) has generated more than 350 jobs and over $17 million to the County’s economy. 

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Jefferson County Suspect to Spend Time in Prison

Posted: Tuesday, March 15th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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A man accused of a robbing a Fairfield McDonald’s and two banks will be spending time in a Scott County jail. 

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Congressman Dave Loebsack Holding Office Hours Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, March 15th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Congressman Dave Loebsack will have a representative from his office in southeast Iowa this week.

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Reopen Iowa for Business Hearings

Posted: Tuesday, March 15th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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Senator Sandy Greiner from Keota has been part of the “Reopen Iowa for Business” hearings and she says these hearings are to help lawmakers learn what is preventing business owners from conducting business efficiently. 

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Motorcycle Crash Claims the Life of West Branch Man

Posted: Tuesday, March 15th, 2011 at 6:23 am

A West Branch man has died in a motorcycle accident. 

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National Ag Day

Posted: Tuesday, March 15th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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Today is National Ag Day a day set aside to recognize and celebrate the contribution of agriculture in our everyday lives. 

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Collective Bargaining Bill Will Not Pass in Senate

Posted: Monday, March 14th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Iowa House of Representatives passed a bill Friday overhauling the state’s collective bargaining law as well as the negotiating rights for workers. 

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Last Chance to Attend Chamber Dinner

Posted: Monday, March 14th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington Chamber of Commerce is giving everyone of one last chance to make reservations for their annual awards dinner.

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Relay For Life Kick Off Meeting Tonight

Posted: Monday, March 14th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Washington County Relay For Life is holding a team captain kick off meeting. 

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Main Street Scholarships Registration Deadline

Posted: Monday, March 14th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Main Street Washington is holding their national conference in Des Moines and is offering a chance for a scholarship to attend. 

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Severe Weather Spotter Training Available

Posted: Monday, March 14th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The National Weather Service Quad Cities office is holding the first of two storm spotter training classes in the area tonight.   

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Conservation Reserve Program Signup Period Announced

Posted: Monday, March 14th, 2011 at 6:22 am

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is announcing the next general signup period for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP). 

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Board of Supervisors Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, March 13th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are holding their weekly meeting tomorrow this week to go over the fiscal year 2012 budget. 

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Movie Night at the Library

Posted: Sunday, March 13th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington Public Library is hosting a movie night tonight. 

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Congressman Dave Loebsack Holding Office Hours

Posted: Sunday, March 13th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Congressman Loebsack will have a representative from his office in southeast Iowa the next 2 weeks.

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Washington County’s Unemployment Rate Increases

Posted: Saturday, March 12th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Washington County’s unemployment rate increased in January according to data from the Iowa Workforce Development. 

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Second Theater Fundraiser Happening Tonight

Posted: Saturday, March 12th, 2011 at 6:28 am

A second fundraiser is being held tonight to continue to raise funds for the renovation of the State Theater’s exterior in Washington. 

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Producing Foods for Personal Use Course Offering

Posted: Saturday, March 12th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The ISU Extension is offering a course called the Homegrown Lifestyles Program which is targeted for those who want to do their own vegetable and fruit production. 

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