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Candlelight Tour of Homes

Posted: Saturday, November 20th, 2010 at 6:26 am

The Washington Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Christmas Candlelight Tour of Homes on Saturday, December 4th and Sunday December 5th. 

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Food Safety important this time of year

Posted: Saturday, November 20th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Thanksgiving is next week and food safety is on a lot of people’s minds.

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Christmas Extravaganza Today

Posted: Saturday, November 20th, 2010 at 6:24 am

A Christmas Extravaganza in Hamakua Place will take place today from 9 am to 2 pm. 

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Donkey Basketball at WACO School Tonight

Posted: Saturday, November 20th, 2010 at 6:23 am

WACO High School is presenting the “Dairy Land Donkey Basketball Show” tonight.

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Iowa State Extension Hotlines offers a lot of Information

Posted: Saturday, November 20th, 2010 at 6:23 am

Iowa State University is offering a unique toll free answer line.

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Swine Risk Management Workshop

Posted: Saturday, November 20th, 2010 at 6:22 am

Women that might be interested in marketing swine are invited to attend a workshop that focuses on risk management education and decision making tools. 

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Milk Quality Workshop Coming in December

Posted: Saturday, November 20th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The ISU Extension is offering a Milk Quality Workshop on Thursday December 9 so milk producers can be ready for the major changes in milk quality standards. 

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News Update: One Car Rollover

Posted: Friday, November 19th, 2010 at 7:18 am


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There are reports of a one car roll over accident at 1770 Underwood Avenue between Riverside and Ainsworth. Air Care has been called and is in route. KCII will bring you more information as it becomes official.

9th Avenue Paving Project Update

Posted: Friday, November 19th, 2010 at 6:30 am

The paving of South 9th Avenue at the intersections of Madison and at Jefferson Street in Washington is scheduled to be completed within two weeks.

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Flu Vaccines

Posted: Friday, November 19th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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The Centers for Disease Control says that you are encouraged to get a flu shot to stay healthy and there are influenza vaccines available.

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Extension offers tips to weatherize your home

Posted: Friday, November 19th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Winter is coming and for many that means its time to start weatherizing your home.

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Personal Health and Financial Well-Being Theme next Learn at Lunch Series

Posted: Friday, November 19th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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The next Learn at Lunch series is focusing on personal health and financial well-being.

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Riverside Trail continues to raise funds

Posted: Friday, November 19th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The City of Riverside recently received a REAP Grant Award of $50,000 for the Riverside Trail.

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Just Cause Fundraiser

Posted: Friday, November 19th, 2010 at 6:22 am

The Just Cause group is selling garbage bags again this year, and new this year, they will be selling Christmas gift wrap.

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Kalona Food Pantry has food for now

Posted: Friday, November 19th, 2010 at 6:21 am

Many food banks struggle in the holiday season to have enough food, but Pat Anderson with the Kalona Food Pantry says they are doing well.

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State Theatre Fire Caused by Cigarette

Posted: Thursday, November 18th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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The historic State Theater in Washington had a fire yesterday morning.

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Sheriff’s Office Warns of E-Mail Scams

Posted: Thursday, November 18th, 2010 at 6:28 am

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents about E-mail scams.

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The 35th Annual Great American Smokeout

Posted: Thursday, November 18th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Today is the 35th Annual Great American Smokeout, a day established by the American Cancer Society to help people make a plan to quit smoking for good.

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Columbus Community Superintendent offers resignation

Posted: Thursday, November 18th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Columbus Community School District may be looking for a new superintendent soon.

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Carbon Monoxide Versus Flu Symptoms

Posted: Thursday, November 18th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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If you are experiencing symptoms of the flu, you might want to make sure that it is not something else.

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