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Supervisor Talks about Reelection Bid

Posted: Monday, May 14th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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A current Washington County Supervisor is seeking reelection and he is sharing reasons why.  

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Board of Supervisors Discuss Remodeling Plans

Posted: Sunday, May 13th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are set to discuss proposed plans for the remodeling of Orchard Hill Building #1 as part of their meeting this week.  

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Signups for Youth Conference Due Tuesday

Posted: Sunday, May 13th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The ISU Extension is reminding those in grades eight through 12 that the deadline to sign up for the 2012 Iowa 4-H Youth Conference is Tuesday.  

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Preview of the Mid-Prairie Board of Education Meeting

Posted: Sunday, May 13th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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The Mid-Prairie Community School District will meet for their board of education meeting Wednesday.

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Washington County 4-H Deadlines

Posted: Sunday, May 13th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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Washington County 4-Her’s are being reminded of a number of upcoming deadlines.

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Area Post Offices to Remain Open

Posted: Saturday, May 12th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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As previously reported on KCII, a number of area post offices set to close last year in an effort by the U.S. Postal Service to cut costs will now remain open.  

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AARP Helps Spread Word About Stamp Out Hunger

Posted: Saturday, May 12th, 2012 at 6:28 am

In order to help with the serious issue of hunger in our community, AARP Foundation has announced that they are joining the Stamp Out Hunger drive today.  

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Jake McVey to Hold Benefit Concert for Wayland Tonight

Posted: Saturday, May 12th, 2012 at 6:26 am

In an effort to help the Wayland area after last week’s severe weather, Jake Mcvey is throwing a benefit concert.

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One Month Left in Fundraising Campaign

Posted: Saturday, May 12th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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There is still time to join a local business in helping hospital stays be more comfortable for sick children.  

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Horse Show Planned for Next Month

Posted: Saturday, May 12th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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The Washington County 4-H Horse and Pony Club has announced they have finalized plans for a 4-H/FFA Fun Horse Show next month.  

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Marr Park Summer Camps Reminder

Posted: Saturday, May 12th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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The Washington County Conservation Board is reminding residents of the county about their four different summer day camps.  

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Local Y Sustaining Drive Fundraising Campaign Still Ongoing

Posted: Saturday, May 12th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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The Washington and Wellman Y’s annual fundraising campaign is still ongoing.  

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Update on Columbus Junction Water Plant Project

Posted: Saturday, May 12th, 2012 at 6:21 am

One of the main focus’s of Wednesday’s Council meeting in Columbus Junction was an update on the water plant project.

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Washington Page – May 11, 2012: Sarah Adkins

Posted: Friday, May 11th, 2012 at 11:04 am

Sarah Adkins from the University of Iowa Children’s Hospital talks about the Children’s Miracle Network fundraising campaign happening at the Washington Wal-Mart.

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Washington County Road Closure in Place

Posted: Friday, May 11th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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A road continues to be closed to thru traffic in southeast Washington County.  

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One Week Left to Take Part in Washington Incentive Fund

Posted: Friday, May 11th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The deadline to sign up for the Washington Incentive Fund from Main Street Washington is one week from today.  

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Stamp Out Hunger Drive Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, May 11th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Tomorrow letter carriers will be collecting donations for the largest one day food drive in the nation.

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Archers Holding Another Shooting Event This Weekend

Posted: Friday, May 11th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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The Washington County Archers are having another 3D Shoot at their range northwest of Washington this weekend.

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Riverside to Install Panic Buttons in City Hall

Posted: Friday, May 11th, 2012 at 6:24 am

Following a threatening phone call the Riverside City Clerk received last week, there will be panic buttons installed in city hall.

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Hospital Annual Golf Classic Next Week

Posted: Friday, May 11th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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Washington County Hospital and Clinics’ annual golf classic is returning next week.  

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