Today’s Local News

Mid-Prairie Board Decides Not to Join Rural Advocacy Group

Posted: Friday, January 31st, 2014 at 6:23 am

The Mid-Prairie School Board has chosen not to join the Rural School Advocates of Iowa.

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Grassley Discusses Farm Bill

Posted: Friday, January 31st, 2014 at 6:22 am

The United States House has approved a 5-year Farm Bill, which includes the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly known as food stamps.

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Lake Darling State Park to be Focus of Documentary

Posted: Friday, January 31st, 2014 at 6:22 am

A filmmaker is focusing on the history of Lake Darling State Park for his next project.

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Budget Workshops Continue

Posted: Friday, January 31st, 2014 at 6:21 am

Budget workshops continue for the Washington County Board of Supervisors.

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Improvements to Public Works Shop Proposed

Posted: Friday, January 31st, 2014 at 6:20 am

Future improvements to Kalona’s Public Works building have been proposed.

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Training to be Held for 4-H Volunteers

Posted: Friday, January 31st, 2014 at 6:20 am

Training for all new 4-H Club Leaders has been announced statewide by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach 4-H Youth Development Staff.

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Accident with Injuries in Kalona

Posted: Thursday, January 30th, 2014 at 6:24 am

A two-vehicle accident in Kalona sent one person to the hospital yesterday.

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Bellmer No Longer with County Conservation

Posted: Thursday, January 30th, 2014 at 6:24 am

An 18 year member of Washington County Conservation staff is no longer with the department.

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Board of Medicine Files Charges Against Washington Doctor

Posted: Thursday, January 30th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A hearing with the Iowa Board of Medicine is scheduled for a Washington doctor.

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HACAP Receives $272,000 for Heat Help

Posted: Thursday, January 30th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Nearly $275,000 will be presented to the local Hawkeye Area Community Action Program, also known as HACAP, this morning.

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Reduce Risk of CO Poisoning

Posted: Thursday, January 30th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Heat your home safely during these frigid conditions.

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Friends of Bunker Mill Bridge Set Fundraising Goal

Posted: Thursday, January 30th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The remainder of the Bunker Mill Bridge restoration may be put off until this summer if a non-profit is unable to reach their fundraising goal.

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Shifting Ground Causes Water Lines to Break

Posted: Thursday, January 30th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Since Sunday, seven water main breaks have happened in the City of Washington.

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Chinese New Year Begins Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, January 30th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The Chinese New Year will be celebrated in Wellman tonight.

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Board of Medicine Files Charges Against Washington Doctor

Posted: Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 at 5:30 pm

A hearing with the Iowa Board of Medicine is scheduled for a Washington doctor.

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Malfunction at Railroad Crossing

Posted: Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 at 11:18 am

A crossing arm and lights at the train crossing in the 1000 block of West Main Street in Washington were not working earlier today.

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Park Ranger No Longer with Washington Conservation

Posted: Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 at 9:35 am

An 18 year member of Washington County Conservation staff is no longer with the department.

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RUSS Fees for Counties and Users Rise

Posted: Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 at 6:25 am

Regional Utility Service Systems, also known as RUSS, is set to increase fees for users and counties.

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State Mandate Leads to Changes at Columbus

Posted: Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 at 6:23 am

After a state mandate led them to develop a plan to spur student achievement, Columbus School District is using this year to see how effective their plan is.

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February Deadline for Submission of Resolution

Posted: Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Mid-Prairie community members have begun circulating petitions for a bond issue.

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